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Wapello County, Iowa

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Population:

  • Total Population: 36,051
  • Males: 17,472
  • Females: 18,579

Ethnicity:

  • White: 34,323
  • Black/African American: 348
  • Hispanic: 876
  • Native American/Eskimo: 20
  • Asian: 212
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 8
  • Other: 26
  • 2 or more: 238

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (32,675)
  2. Spanish (870)
  3. Laotian (75)
  4. French (65)
  5. German (65)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 679

  1. Mexico (268)
  2. Guatemala (65)
  3. Nigeria (48)
  4. United Kingdom (39)
  5. Laos (38)
  6. Malaysia (29)
  7. Korea (29)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (3,172)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,592)
  3. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (2,073)
  4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (885)
  5. Assemblies of God (854)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 14,200
    • Sensory: 1,505
    • Physical: 3,984
    • Mental: 2,331
    • Self-care: 967
    • Go outside home: 2,248
    • Employment: 2,965

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 173

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 14,784
    • Utility gas: 10,687
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,259
    • Electricity: 1,440
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 107
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 181
    • Solar Energy: 5
    • Other fuel: 86
    • No fuel used: 19

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 29,280
    • No vehicle: 2,209
    • 1 or more vehicle: 27,071

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 104
    • No High School: 1,562
    • Some High School: 2,796
    • High School: 9,616
    • Some College: 4,728
    • Associate's Degree: 1,801
    • College Degree: 2,325
    • Master's Degree: 794
    • Professional Degree: 292
    • Doctoral Degree: 102

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 14,784
    • Owners with phone: 11,003
    • Owners without phone: 179
    • Renters with phone: 3,342
    • Renters without phone: 260

    10 closest counties:

    1. Davis County, Iowa
    2. Mahaska County, Iowa
    3. Keokuk County, Iowa
    4. Monroe County, Iowa
    5. Jefferson County, Iowa
    6. Appanoose County, Iowa
    7. Van Buren County, Iowa
    8. Schuyler County, Missouri
    9. Scotland County, Missouri
    10. Poweshiek County, Iowa

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    52501, 52530, 52536, 52548, 52553, 52554, 52566

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KTWA (92.7 FM) OTTUMWA, IA
    • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM) OTTUMWA, IA
    • KKSI (101.5 FM) OTTUMWA, IA
    • KBIZ (1240 AM) OTTUMWA, IA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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