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Kossuth County, Iowa

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Population:

  • Total Population: 17,163
  • Males: 8,363
  • Females: 8,800

Ethnicity:

  • White: 16,862
  • Black/African American: 32
  • Hispanic: 151
  • Native American/Eskimo: 18
  • Asian: 37
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 4
  • 2 or more: 59

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (15,705)
  2. Spanish (260)
  3. German (150)
  4. French (4)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 150

  1. Mexico (43)
  2. Germany (20)
  3. Korea (15)
  4. India (14)
  5. Bolivia (13)
  6. Canada (9)
  7. Philippines (7)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (5,898)
  2. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (2,509)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,946)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1,816)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (703)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 4,491
    • Sensory: 394
    • Physical: 1,237
    • Mental: 599
    • Self-care: 314
    • Go outside home: 942
    • Employment: 818

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 18

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 6,974
    • Utility gas: 3,610
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,978
    • Electricity: 643
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 669
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 53
    • Solar Energy: 4
    • Other fuel: 11
    • No fuel used: 6

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 13,914
    • No vehicle: 634
    • 1 or more vehicle: 13,280

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 73
    • No High School: 824
    • Some High School: 789
    • High School: 4,553
    • Some College: 2,859
    • Associate's Degree: 1,011
    • College Degree: 1,201
    • Master's Degree: 175
    • Professional Degree: 192
    • Doctoral Degree: 17

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 6,974
    • Owners with phone: 5,357
    • Owners without phone: 54
    • Renters with phone: 1,493
    • Renters without phone: 70

    10 closest counties:

    1. Humboldt County, Iowa
    2. Palo Alto County, Iowa
    3. Hancock County, Iowa
    4. Emmet County, Iowa
    5. Winnebago County, Iowa
    6. Faribault County, Minnesota
    7. Martin County, Minnesota
    8. Pocahontas County, Iowa
    9. Wright County, Iowa
    10. Webster County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    50451, 50480, 50483, 50511, 50517, 50522, 50539, 50556, 50559, 50560, 50590, 50598

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM) ALGONA, IA
    • KLGA (1600 AM) ALGONA, IA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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