Cedar County is located in east-central Iowa. The County Seat is Tipton and the largest city is Tipton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cedarcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,411 and the 2010 census population was 18,497. The land area is 579.44 square miles and there are 31.9 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $132,800, there are 7,665 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,567, the median household income is $58,088, and 8% of the persons in Cedar County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $131,334, and sales per capita were $7,317.
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