Tama County is located in central Iowa. The County Seat is Toledo and the largest city is Tama. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.tamacounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,451 and the 2010 census population was 17,767. The land area is 721.01 square miles and there are 24.6 persons per square mile.
88.7% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 7.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 7.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 89.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $101,300, there are 6,794 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,311, the median household income is $51,670, and 11.5% of the persons in Tama County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $112,481, and sales per capita were $6,366.
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