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Howard County, Iowa

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Population:

  • Total Population: 9,932
  • Males: 4,874
  • Females: 5,058

Ethnicity:

  • White: 9,866
  • Black/African American: 6
  • Hispanic: 15
  • Native American/Eskimo: 0
  • Asian: 14
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 31

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (8,840)
  2. German (175)
  3. Czech (150)
  4. Spanish (70)
  5. Norwegian (35)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 36

  1. Korea (10)
  2. United Kingdom (8)
  3. Philippines (4)
  4. Russia (4)
  5. Other Caribbean (2)
  6. Thailand (2)
  7. Pakistan (2)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (5,109)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (2,096)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,141)
  4. Old Order Amish Church (276)
  5. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (157)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 2,864
    • Sensory: 241
    • Physical: 727
    • Mental: 410
    • Self-care: 221
    • Go outside home: 558
    • Employment: 539

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 11

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 3,974
    • Utility gas: 1,494
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,705
    • Electricity: 261
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 349
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 131
    • Solar Energy: 2
    • Other fuel: 23
    • No fuel used: 9

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 7,940
    • No vehicle: 472
    • 1 or more vehicle: 7,468

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 20
    • No High School: 666
    • Some High School: 689
    • High School: 2,857
    • Some College: 1,136
    • Associate's Degree: 438
    • College Degree: 615
    • Master's Degree: 115
    • Professional Degree: 102
    • Doctoral Degree: 7

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 3,974
    • Owners with phone: 3,084
    • Owners without phone: 63
    • Renters with phone: 788
    • Renters without phone: 39

    10 closest counties:

    1. Chickasaw County, Iowa
    2. Fillmore County, Minnesota
    3. Winneshiek County, Iowa
    4. Mitchell County, Iowa
    5. Floyd County, Iowa
    6. Bremer County, Iowa
    7. Mower County, Minnesota
    8. Olmsted County, Minnesota
    9. Fayette County, Iowa
    10. Butler County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    50466, 50628, 52134, 52136, 52155, 52163

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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