Louisa County is located in southeastern Iowa. The County Seat is Wapello and the largest city is Wapello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.louisacountyiowa.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,161 and the 2010 census population was 11,387. The land area is 401.77 square miles and there are 28.3 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 16.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 83.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,400, there are 4,381 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,272, the median household income is $50,583, and 12.2% of the persons in Louisa County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 941. Retail sales (in $1000) were $56,465, and sales per capita were $4,798.
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