Kossuth County, Iowa Population 2021

Kossuth County, Iowa's estimated population is 14,683 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kossuth County, Iowa is the 53rd largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 15,525 and has seen a growth of -5.42% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,683-65-0.44%
202014,748-65-0.44%
201914,813-65-0.44%
201814,878-61-0.41%
201714,939-165-1.09%
201615,104-54-0.36%
201515,158-71-0.47%
201415,229-103-0.67%
201315,332-81-0.53%
201215,413130.08%
201115,400-125-0.81%
201015,525-3,066-16.49%
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%
191021,971-749-3.30%
190022,7209,60073.17%
189013,1206,942112.37%
18806,1782,82784.36%
18703,3512,935705.53%
18604160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.44% (-65)
County Website
State
Founded
January 15, 1851
County Seat
2010 Population
15,525
Growth Since 2010
-5.42% (-842)
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Kossuth County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,48196.68%
Two or More Races1631.09%
Black or African American1140.76%
Asian840.56%
Some Other Race760.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Kossuth County, Iowa Population by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Kossuth County, Iowa Median Age

45.5


Total

44


Male

46.9


Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,685 adults, (3,456 of whom are seniors) in Kossuth County, Iowa.

Kossuth County, Iowa Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Kossuth County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,470

49.87%

Male

7,508

50.13%

Kossuth County, Iowa Population by Age

Kossuth County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kossuth County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.4%48.6%
Male54.1%45.9%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
All75.7%24.3%
Married90.4%9.6%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kossuth County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6462.2175.7
Married3,4172.890.4
Non Family2,3931.1362.8
Female4613.0551.4
Male3752.6854.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Kossuth County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1521.44%
9th to 12th Grade4884.64%
High School Graduate3,93837.42%
Some College2,43423.13%
Associates Degree1,67115.88%
Bachelors Degree1,44313.71%
Graduate Degree3993.79%
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Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,1939,6531,810
Hispanic18311827
2+ Races5740
Asian51475
Other Race44208
Black30257
Native American2415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.33%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,405$44,546$30,023
Less Than 9th Grade$27,950$30,461$19,773
High School Graduate$32,649$40,682$21,038
Some College$38,417$45,768$27,145
Bachelors Degree$44,408$60,950$40,634
Graduate Degree$52,381$63,571$47,375

$38,405

Average Earnings

$44,546

Average Male

$30,023

Average Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kossuth County, Iowa Language by Age

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Kossuth County, Iowa Language

97.66% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9551,3119.39%
Hispanic39812731.91%
Multiple1638552.15%
Native584984.48%
Asian842630.95%
Black1062321.70%
Other761722.37%

10.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.14%

Male Poverty Rate

13.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Native, with 84.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is White, with 9.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.89%
High School9.48%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.50%
Male Unemployed17.27%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed5.55%

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kossuth County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,073$69,498
Families$67,648$82,722
Married Families$78,202$93,655
Non Families$35,201$43,061
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Income by Household Type

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Kossuth County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,165

Number of Veterans

1,081

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam489
Korea165
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War73
World War II53

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+459
65 to 74352
55 to 64172
35 to 54157
18 to 3425

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13810.00%
2+ Races2526.88%
Hispanic83.15%
Native American25.71%

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.99%

Born in Kossuth County, Iowa

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Iowa. 0.83% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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