Chickasaw County is located in northeastern Iowa. The County Seat is New Hampton and the largest city is New Hampton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.chickasawcoia.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,264 and the 2010 census population was 12,439. The land area is 504.38 square miles and there are 24.7 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,900, there are 5,364 households, an average of 2.27 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,139, the median household income is $43,971, and 10.3% of the persons in Chickasaw County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,078. Retail sales (in $1000) were $103,931, and sales per capita were $8,537. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.4%.
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