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Wapello County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 431.8 square miles
Population Density 82.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 35,391
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 16.9%
Females 50.8%
White 94.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.9
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 2%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.2%
Veterans 2,638
Households and Housing
Households 14,534
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.9%
Median household income $41,425
The per capita income $22,699
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 15,979
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $78,800
Residents owning their homes. 72.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,850
Women-owned firms 19.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $500,711
Retail sales per capita $14,167
Manufacturers shipments $1,840,383
Merchant wholesaler sales $0