Worth County, Iowa Population 2021

Worth County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,317 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worth County, Iowa is the 89th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 7,583 and has seen a growth of -3.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,317-32-0.44%
20207,349-32-0.43%
20197,381-32-0.43%
20187,413-42-0.56%
20177,455-16-0.21%
20167,471-32-0.43%
20157,503-54-0.71%
20147,557680.91%
20137,489-7-0.09%
20127,496-65-0.86%
20117,561-22-0.29%
20107,583-408-5.11%
19907,991-1,084-11.94%
19809,0751071.19%
19708,968-1,291-12.58%
196010,259-809-7.31%
195011,068-381-3.33%
194011,4492852.55%
193011,164-466-4.01%
192011,6301,68016.88%
19109,950-937-8.61%
190010,8871,64017.74%
18909,2471,29416.27%
18807,9535,061175.00%
18702,8922,136282.54%
18607560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.44% (-32)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
7,583
Growth Since 2010
-3.51% (-266)
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Worth County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,18496.49%
Black or African American1211.63%
Two or More Races901.21%
Asian250.34%
Some Other Race200.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Worth County, Iowa Population by Race

Worth County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Worth County, Iowa Median Age

43.9


Total

43.1


Male

45.6


Female

Worth County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,884 adults, (1,503 of whom are seniors) in Worth County, Iowa.

Worth County, Iowa Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Worth County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,690

49.56%

Male

3,755

50.44%

Worth County, Iowa Population by Age

Worth County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Worth County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45%55%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
All77.6%22.4%
Married90.3%9.7%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worth County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1722.3177.6
Married1,6012.890.3
Non Family1,1151.269.1
Female2603.2245
Male1963.4864.8

2.8

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Worth County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade921.74%
9th to 12th Grade2614.95%
High School Graduate1,92136.42%
Some College1,26724.02%
Associates Degree81315.41%
Bachelors Degree68012.89%
Graduate Degree2414.57%
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Worth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,0674,750900
Hispanic126102
Black4130
2+ Races333311
Other Race206
Asian191910
Native American44
Islander1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.63%.

Worth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,504$47,218$30,220
Less Than 9th Grade$27,727$30,000$23,000
High School Graduate$35,133$43,837$23,322
Some College$37,539$46,579$30,773
Bachelors Degree$52,014$62,171$45,515
Graduate Degree$74,000$77,411$60,625

$38,504

Average Earnings

$47,218

Average Male

$30,220

Average Female

Worth County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worth County, Iowa Language by Age

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Worth County, Iowa Language

98.72% of Worth County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Worth County, Iowa Language

Worth County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8675487.98%
Black1205848.33%
Hispanic208199.13%
Other20420.00%
Multiple9011.11%
Islander11100.00%

8.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.10%

Male Poverty Rate

9.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worth County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Iowa is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Iowa is Multiple, with 1.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Worth County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.92%
High School8.44%
Some College4.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%

Worth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.64%
Male Unemployed22.06%
Female Employed3.35%
Male Employed1.21%

Worth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worth County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,130$73,526
Families$73,861$84,856
Married Families$79,779-
Non Families$35,182$45,755
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Income by Household Type

Worth County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Worth County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Worth 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 35-44.

Worth County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Worth County, Iowa Marital Status

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557

Number of Veterans

536

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
Korea78
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War51
World War II33

Worth County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74193
75+188
35 to 5487
55 to 6464
18 to 3425

Worth County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5469.53%
2+ Races1128.21%
Hispanic106.62%

Worth County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Worth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Worth County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Worth County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Worth 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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68.81%

Born in Worth County, Iowa

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Worth County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 68.81% having been born in Iowa. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Worth 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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