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Poweshiek County Statistics

Facts

Land area584.9 square miles
Population Density32.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)18,601
Population change-1.7%
Under 5 years of age5.3%
Under 1820.5%
65 and over19.2%
Females50.9%
White95.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.8
Asian1.6%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American1.3%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school93%
Had a bachelor degree or higher24.1%
Veterans1,296

Households and Housing

Households7,488
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more83.2%
Median household income$50,349
The Per capita income$25,318
Live below the poverty line12.8%
Housing units8,908
Multi-unit structures15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$117,600
Residents owning their homes72.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,781
Women-owned firms21.4%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$241,342
Retail sales per capita$12,932
Manufacturers shipments$462,194
Merchant wholesaler sales$118,099
Source US Census Data