Wapello County, Iowa's estimated population is 34,903 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wapello County, Iowa is the 20th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 35,682 and has seen a growth of -2.18% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.44%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 70.77%.
88.44% of Wapello County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 11.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapello County, Iowa is Islander, with 45.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapello County, Iowa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wapello County, Iowa
92.07% of Wapello County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 73.13% having been born in Iowa. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.