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Buchanan County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 571.0 square miles
Population Density 36.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 20,976
Population change 0.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 26.5%
65 and over 16%
Females 50.3%
White 97.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.1%
Veterans 1,511
Households and Housing
Households 8,187
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91%
Median household income $55,553
The per capita income $27,038
Live below the poverty line. 9.9%
housing units 8,951
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,200
Residents owning their homes. 78.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,874
Women-owned firms 18%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $214,820
Retail sales per capita $10,242
Manufacturers shipments $640,836
Merchant wholesaler sales $624,511