Kossuth County, Iowa Population 2024

14,377

Kossuth County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 14,377 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kossuth County, Iowa is the 54th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 15,524 and has seen a growth of -7.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,132-49-0.35%
202814,181-49-0.34%
202714,230-49-0.34%
202614,279-49-0.34%
202514,328-49-0.34%
202414,377-49-0.34%
202314,426-49-0.34%
202214,475-49-0.34%
202114,524-270-1.83%
202014,794250.17%
201914,769-65-0.44%
201814,834-101-0.68%
201714,935-169-1.12%
201615,104-46-0.3%
201515,150-71-0.47%
201415,221-104-0.68%
201315,325-82-0.53%
201215,407110.07%
201115,396-128-0.82%
201015,524
199018,591-3,300-15.07%
198021,891-1,046-4.56%
197022,937-2,377-9.39%
196025,314-927-3.53%
195026,241-389-1.46%
194026,6301,1784.63%
193025,4523701.48%
192025,0823,11114.16%
191021,971-749-3.3%
190022,7209,60073.17%
189013,1206,942112.37%
18806,1782,82784.36%
18703,3512,935705.53%
1860416-13,716-97.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.34% (-49)
County Website
Kossuth County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
15,524
Area
973 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.39% (-1,147)
Founded
January 15, 1851

Kossuth County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,84194.04%
Two or more races3592.44%
Other race2861.94%
Black or African American1240.84%
Asian840.57%
Native American180.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.04%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kossuth County, Iowa Population by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Kossuth County, Iowa Median Age

45.1

Total

43.3

Male

46.9

Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,520 adults, (3,641 of whom are seniors) in Kossuth County, Iowa.

Kossuth County, Iowa Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kossuth County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female7,28549.5%
Male7,43350.5%

Kossuth County, Iowa Population by Age

Kossuth County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,4212.2473.826.2
Married3,0862.9888.811.2
Non Family2,6871.1661.738.3
Female4033.4254.645.4
Male2452.9349.450.6
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kossuth County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,319

Average Earnings

$50,530

Average Male

$33,968

Average Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kossuth County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

96.15% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,3981,3299.92%
Hispanic5609116.25%
Black1084541.67%
Multiple358359.78%
Other280279.64%
Native181794.44%
Islander6466.67%
Asian8411.19%
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10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

12.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Native, with 94.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Asian, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.32%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.65%
High School9.11%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%
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Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.92%
Female Unemployed13.61%
Female Employed9.86%
Male Employed4.58%
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Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kossuth County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kossuth County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

980

Number of Veterans

897

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.26%

Born in Kossuth County, Iowa

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 76.26% having been born in Iowa. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kossuth County, Iowa Place of Birth

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