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Humboldt County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 9,601 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 10,381 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,748
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,432
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,261
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,029 (it was 1,034 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Humboldt County: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (19.4%), Retail trade (10.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Humboldt County, IA (2019)
    • 8,90893.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4404.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1131.2%Two or more races
    • 420.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 300.3%Asian alone
    • 290.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 4,718  (49.1%)
Females: 4,883  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Humboldt County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,628 ($38,201 in 1999)
This county:

$55,628
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $488 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $629)
This county:

$488
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,596 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$111,596
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,182 - $175,080
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,072
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $456

Institutionalized population: 133

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $304,400
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $317,000
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $430,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $210,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Humboldt, IA residents
Average permit cost in Humboldt, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,727 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,545 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Humboldt, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Humboldt, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Humboldt, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
Humboldt County:

12.7%
Iowa:

11.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.1% for American Indian residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 40.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.2 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 29.0 years old, American Indian residents: 26.5 years old, Asian residents: 45.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.7 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Humboldt County is $395 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Humboldt, Dakota City, Gilmore City, Livermore, Bode, Renwick, Thor, Rutland, Bradgate, Ottosen.

Humboldt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Humboldt County: Butler (A), Umble Hog Farm (B), Reser Farms (C), Cooner Farms (D), Poelma Dairy (E), Moore's Access (F), West Fork Forest Access (G), Packard (H), Sinclair (I), Sinclair Elevator Incorporated Elevator (J), Beaver Meadows Golf Club (K), Round Grove Golf and Country Club (L), Packard Elevator Company Elevator (M), Austinville Elevator (N), Austinville (O), Butler County Home (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Humboldt County include: Antioch Church (A), Bennezette Church (B), Bethel Reform Church (C), Washington Reformed Church (D), Hitesville Gospel Hall (E), Pleasant Valley Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Washington Reform Cemetery (2), Brethren Cemetery (3), South Vilmar Cemetery (4), Jungling Cemetery (5), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (6), Pleasant View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Considine (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Boylan Creek (B), Coldwater Creek (C), Coon Creek (D), Dailey Creek (E), Max Creek (F), Moulfon Creek (G), Landphere Creek (H), Freddeke Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Humboldt County include: Big Marsh Wildlife Area (1), Shell Rock County Park (2), Beaver Meadows County Park (3), Kyle Wildlife Area (4), Camp Comfort (5), Hauser Wildlife Area (6), Sportsmans Park (7), Wolters Prairie Preserve (8), Shell Rock Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buchanan County , Butler County , Chickasaw County , Genesee County, Michigan , Hamilton County , Hardin County , O'Brien County , Wright County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Humboldt, IA
County total employment by year in Humboldt, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Humboldt, IA

Current college students: 325
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 237 (23.5% naturalized citizens)

Humboldt County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 502010 or later
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.3%

Humboldt County marital status for males Humboldt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,051
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 68
  • 3 or 4: 253
  • 5 to 9: 132
  • 10 to 19: 85
  • 20 or more: 44
  • Mobile homes: 117

Housing units in Humboldt County with a mortgage: 1,570 (25 second mortgage, 164 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,567

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Humboldt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,6139
Evangelical Protestant1,7417
Catholic1,3172
Other-1
None2,144-
Humboldt County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Humboldt County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Humboldt County:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Humboldt County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Humboldt County:

Average size of farms: 447 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $159,466
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $266.68
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $114,450
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $118,522
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.31
Corn for grain: 127427 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 115902 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Humboldt County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1598259.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/1/1961, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Humboldt County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from Humboldt County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 462.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Humboldt County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 447.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 6, 2018 - July 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4386, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1727: September 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1727, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Humboldt County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Humboldt

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,479 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 311 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 11 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 48 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 100 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 220 (5.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Romania (3%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (3%)
  • Kenya (2%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Humboldt County


  • German (27%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • Danish (3%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Humboldt County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
27 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,428.

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.19% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($43,268 average AGI)
0.60% relocated from other states ($9,339 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

0.60%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Webster County, IA  1.23% ($39,660 average AGI)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.97% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($33,909 average AGI)
1.18% relocated to other states ($8,345 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

1.18%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Webster County, IA  0.99% ($33,184 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Humboldt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Humboldt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Humboldt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Humboldt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,217 (2,003 aged, 214 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 85 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Humboldt County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (453)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (83)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (44)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Unspecified dementia (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,356
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 488
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,824

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,474
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,133

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 110

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,601
  • Male householders: 2,130 (619 living alone), Female householders: 2,115 (759 living alone)
  • 2,142 spouses (2,132 opposite-sex spouses), 298 unmarried partners, (296 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,502 children (2,196 natural, 94 adopted, 221 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 49 parents, 0 foster children, 19 other relatives, 138 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 117

Size of family households: 1,503 2-persons, 434 3-persons, 370 4-persons, 216 5-persons, 95 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,385 1-person, 216 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

1,499 married couples with children.
604 single-parent households (176 men, 428 women).

95.1% of residents of Humboldt speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 29% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $66,402,000 ($6,611 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $822,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,115,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,702,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,571,000
Federal grants: $7,780,000
Federal procurement contracts: $716,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,518,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,237,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $78,470,000
Federal Government insurance: $59,615,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 558
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 633
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +59
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -374
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Humboldt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • 652014 or later
  • 622010 to 2013
  • 1722000 to 2009
  • 3091990 to 1999
  • 2131980 to 1989
  • 7801970 to 1979
  • 5411960 to 1969
  • 6931950 to 1959
  • 3241940 to 1949
  • 1,5901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 1504 rooms
  • 4755 rooms
  • 6086 rooms
  • 6037 rooms
  • 4288 rooms
  • 7859+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • 231 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 2603 rooms
  • 2324 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 1146 rooms
  • 1067 rooms
  • 788 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 5572 bedrooms
  • 1,5723 bedrooms
  • 6724 bedrooms
  • 2915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humboldt County, Iowa
  • 23no bedroom
  • 3311 bedroom
  • 3462 bedrooms
  • 2393 bedrooms
  • 1284 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Humboldt County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Humboldt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Humboldt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 49no vehicle
  • 6951 vehicle
  • 1,3082 vehicles
  • 5843 vehicles
  • 3384 vehicles
  • 1695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Humboldt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Humboldt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 221no vehicle
  • 4691 vehicle
  • 3182 vehicles
  • 733 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

89.8% of Humboldt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Iowa.

Humboldt County:

89.8%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,724
  • Other state: 1,563
  • Northeast: 44
  • Midwest: 1,009
  • South: 192
  • West: 316
Year householders moved into unit in Humboldt County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Humboldt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 151
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

23.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Humboldt County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,093,000
    Other: $414,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $875,000
    Regular Highways: $208,000
    Hospitals: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,478,000
    Regular Highways: $3,887,000
    Health - Other: $3,069,000
    Police Protection: $1,613,000
    Financial Administration: $774,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $522,000
    Correctional Institutions: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $251,000
    General - Other: $174,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $-382,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,868,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,393,000
    Interest Earnings: $665,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,170,000
    Regular Highways: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,430,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,355,000
    Other: $1,346,000
    Health and Hospitals: $554,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,252,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $168,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,472,000

Humboldt County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,093,000
    Other: $414,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $875,000
    Regular Highways: $208,000
    Hospitals: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,478,000
    Regular Highways: $3,887,000
    Health - Other: $3,069,000
    Police Protection: $1,613,000
    Financial Administration: $774,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $522,000
    Correctional Institutions: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $251,000
    General - Other: $174,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $-382,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,868,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,393,000
    Interest Earnings: $665,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,170,000
    Regular Highways: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,430,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,355,000
    Other: $1,346,000
    Health and Hospitals: $554,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,252,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $168,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,472,000

Humboldt County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,093,000
    Other: $414,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $875,000
    Regular Highways: $208,000
    Hospitals: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,478,000
    Regular Highways: $3,887,000
    Health - Other: $3,069,000
    Police Protection: $1,613,000
    Financial Administration: $774,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $522,000
    Correctional Institutions: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $251,000
    General - Other: $174,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $-382,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,868,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,393,000
    Interest Earnings: $665,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,170,000
    Regular Highways: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,430,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,355,000
    Other: $1,346,000
    Health and Hospitals: $554,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,252,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $168,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,472,000

Humboldt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,093,000
    Other: $414,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $875,000
    Regular Highways: $208,000
    Hospitals: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,478,000
    Regular Highways: $3,887,000
    Health - Other: $3,069,000
    Police Protection: $1,613,000
    Financial Administration: $774,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $522,000
    Correctional Institutions: $334,000
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $251,000
    General - Other: $174,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $-382,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,868,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,393,000
    Interest Earnings: $665,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,170,000
    Regular Highways: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,430,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,355,000
    Other: $1,346,000
    Health and Hospitals: $554,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,252,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $168,000
    Other License: $58,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,472,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 134
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 120
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 95
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 18
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 58
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Humboldt County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8779.9 years
Mary6285.6 years
William5976.6 years
Robert5571.9 years
Anna5186.7 years
Harold5076.2 years
Margaret5080.6 years
George4379.0 years
Helen4081.1 years
Henry3781.8 years
Most common last names in Humboldt County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson6183.9 years
Johnson4680.6 years
Smith3977.0 years
Anderson3780.2 years
Larson3679.7 years
Nelson3578.7 years
Christensen3481.4 years
Miller2977.0 years
Jensen2379.0 years
Davis2382.9 years
Businesses in Humboldt County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1