Monona County, Iowa Population 2021

Monona County, Iowa's estimated population is 8,527 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monona County, Iowa is the 85th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 9,248 and has seen a growth of -7.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,527-44-0.51%
20208,571-44-0.51%
20198,615-44-0.51%
20188,659-65-0.75%
20178,724-62-0.71%
20168,786-80-0.90%
20158,866-33-0.37%
20148,899-133-1.47%
20139,032-59-0.65%
20129,091-147-1.59%
20119,238-10-0.11%
20109,248-786-7.83%
199010,034-1,658-14.18%
198011,692-377-3.12%
197012,069-1,847-13.27%
196013,916-2,387-14.64%
195016,303-1,935-10.61%
194018,238250.14%
193018,2131,0886.35%
192017,1254922.96%
191016,633-1,347-7.49%
190017,9803,46523.87%
189014,5155,46060.30%
18809,0555,401147.81%
18703,6542,822339.18%
18608320.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51%
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
9,248
Growth Since 2010
-7.80%
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Monona County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,42896.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1521.74%
Two or More Races780.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.41%
Black or African American270.31%
Some Other Race90.10%
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Monona County, Iowa Population by Race

Monona County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Monona County, Iowa Median Age

46


Total

44.7


Male

46.8


Female

Monona County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,944 adults, (2,125 of whom are seniors) in Monona County, Iowa.

Monona County, Iowa Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monona County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,549

52.11%

Male

4,181

47.89%

Monona County, Iowa Population by Age

Monona County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monona County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All72.4%27.7%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female49.3%50.7%
Male33.3%66.7%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monona County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0002.1372.4
Married1,9292.7888.9
Non Family1,5731.1560.9
Female3512.7349.3
Male1472.5633.3

2.68

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Monona County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1582.49%
9th to 12th Grade3325.23%
High School Graduate2,43438.32%
Some College1,69326.66%
Associates Degree76412.03%
Bachelors Degree68610.80%
Graduate Degree2844.47%
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Monona County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monona County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9865,529957
Native American152151
Hispanic100809
2+ Races66534
Islander3636
Black1212
Other Race66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.99%.

Monona County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,514$44,830$25,146
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$38,333$13,690
High School Graduate$29,324$40,216$20,373
Some College$35,171$45,923$25,052
Bachelors Degree$47,269$56,736$43,667
Graduate Degree$60,417$108,125$53,929

$33,514

Average Earnings

$44,830

Average Male

$25,146

Average Female

Monona County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monona County, Iowa Language by Age

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Monona County, Iowa Language

99.13% of Monona County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Monona County, Iowa Language

Monona County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0471,03812.90%
Hispanic17311264.74%
Native1526945.39%
Islander361850.00%
Multiple7867.69%
Other9666.67%

14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monona County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monona County, Iowa is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monona County, Iowa is Multiple, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.

Monona County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.45%
Some College14.55%
High School12.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Monona County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.09%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed11.71%
Male Employed9.42%

Monona County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monona County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,605$64,281
Families$66,417$79,293
Married Families$78,262-
Non Families$26,639$39,347
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Income by Household Type

Monona County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Monona County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Monona 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.

Monona County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Monona County, Iowa Marital Status

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704

Number of Veterans

665

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam282
Korea84
Second Gulf War68
First Gulf War55
World War II41

Monona County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+249
65 to 74220
55 to 64120
35 to 5464
18 to 3451

Monona County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White69810.47%
Hispanic98.11%
2+ Races69.09%

Monona County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Monona County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monona County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Monona County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Monona County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Monona 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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75.92%

Born in Monona County, Iowa

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Monona County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 75.92% having been born in Iowa. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monona 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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