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Poweshiek County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 584.9 square miles
Population Density 32.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,601
Population change -1.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 20.5%
65 and over 19.2%
Females 50.9%
White 95.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.8
Asian 1.6%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 1.3%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.1%
Veterans 1,296
Households and Housing
Households 7,488
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.2%
Median household income $50,349
The per capita income $25,318
Live below the poverty line. 12.8%
housing units 8,908
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $117,600
Residents owning their homes. 72.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,781
Women-owned firms 21.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $241,342
Retail sales per capita $12,932
Manufacturers shipments $462,194
Merchant wholesaler sales $118,099