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Poweshiek County, Iowa

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Population:

  • Total Population: 18,815
  • Males: 9,026
  • Females: 9,789

Ethnicity:

  • White: 18,136
  • Black/African American: 74
  • Hispanic: 223
  • Native American/Eskimo: 45
  • Asian: 195
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 10
  • 2 or more: 132

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (17,030)
  2. Spanish (250)
  3. French (145)
  4. German (90)
  5. Vietnamese (45)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 398

  1. Germany (59)
  2. India (42)
  3. Canada (27)
  4. Vietnam (27)
  5. Korea (24)
  6. Mexico (23)
  7. Iran (22)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (2,353)
  2. Catholic Church (2,239)
  3. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (1,322)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (839)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (784)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 5,485
    • Sensory: 427
    • Physical: 1,462
    • Mental: 811
    • Self-care: 395
    • Go outside home: 836
    • Employment: 1,325

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 25

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 7,398
    • Utility gas: 3,421
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,071
    • Electricity: 1,433
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 294
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 83
    • Solar Energy: 7
    • Other fuel: 71
    • No fuel used: 18

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 14,701
    • No vehicle: 768
    • 1 or more vehicle: 13,933

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 41
    • No High School: 558
    • Some High School: 1,016
    • High School: 5,178
    • Some College: 2,369
    • Associate's Degree: 766
    • College Degree: 1,420
    • Master's Degree: 473
    • Professional Degree: 155
    • Doctoral Degree: 200

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 7,398
    • Owners with phone: 5,264
    • Owners without phone: 52
    • Renters with phone: 1,997
    • Renters without phone: 85

    10 closest counties:

    1. Tama County, Iowa
    2. Mahaska County, Iowa
    3. Iowa County, Iowa
    4. Jasper County, Iowa
    5. Keokuk County, Iowa
    6. Marshall County, Iowa
    7. Benton County, Iowa
    8. Marion County, Iowa
    9. Wapello County, Iowa
    10. Monroe County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    50112, 50157, 50171, 50177, 50242, 52211, 52221, 52222, 52232

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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