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Kossuth County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 972.7 square miles
Population Density 16 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 15,321
Population change -1.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 22%
Females 49.8%
White 97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.3%
Veterans 1,433
Households and Housing
Households 6,728
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.5%
Median household income $51,812
The per capita income $29,127
Live below the poverty line. 8.7%
housing units 7,467
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $91,100
Residents owning their homes. 80.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,822
Women-owned firms 25.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $195,827
Retail sales per capita $12,670
Manufacturers shipments $474,756
Merchant wholesaler sales $318,352