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Mahaska County, Iowa

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Population:

  • Total Population: 22,335
  • Males: 11,023
  • Females: 11,312

Ethnicity:

  • White: 21,502
  • Black/African American: 63
  • Hispanic: 291
  • Native American/Eskimo: 74
  • Asian: 218
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 7
  • Other: 6
  • 2 or more: 174

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (20,125)
  2. Spanish (280)
  3. Dutch (100)
  4. French (60)
  5. German (55)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 350

  1. Vietnam (59)
  2. Mexico (45)
  3. Korea (36)
  4. Canada (24)
  5. Japan (21)
  6. Taiwan (19)
  7. United Kingdom (18)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (2,266)
  2. Christian Reformed Church in North America (1,440)
  3. Catholic Church (1,273)
  4. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (1,074)
  5. Church of the Nazarene (922)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 6,525
    • Sensory: 604
    • Physical: 1,812
    • Mental: 869
    • Self-care: 362
    • Go outside home: 1,111
    • Employment: 1,569

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 83

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 8,880
    • Utility gas: 5,711
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,710
    • Electricity: 1,106
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 155
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 147
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 42
    • No fuel used: 9

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 17,637
    • No vehicle: 1,208
    • 1 or more vehicle: 16,429

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 76
    • No High School: 985
    • Some High School: 1,460
    • High School: 5,977
    • Some College: 2,860
    • Associate's Degree: 748
    • College Degree: 1,769
    • Master's Degree: 478
    • Professional Degree: 110
    • Doctoral Degree: 41

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 8,880
    • Owners with phone: 6,245
    • Owners without phone: 65
    • Renters with phone: 2,429
    • Renters without phone: 141

    10 closest counties:

    1. Monroe County, Iowa
    2. Wapello County, Iowa
    3. Poweshiek County, Iowa
    4. Marion County, Iowa
    5. Keokuk County, Iowa
    6. Jasper County, Iowa
    7. Appanoose County, Iowa
    8. Davis County, Iowa
    9. Iowa County, Iowa
    10. Jefferson County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    50027, 50143, 50207, 52534, 52543, 52561, 52577, 52586, 52595

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KIGC (88.7 FM) OSKALOOSA, IA
    • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM) OSKALOOSA, IA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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