Winneshiek County is located in northeastern Iowa. The County Seat is Decorah and the largest city is Decorah. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.winneshiekcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,768 and the 2010 census population was 21,058. The land area is 689.87 square miles and there are 30.5 persons per square mile.
97.1% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 93.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $151,500, there are 8,042 households, an average of 2.32 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,062, the median household income is $53,122, and 8.4% of the persons in Winneshiek County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,878. Retail sales (in $1000) were $289,636, and sales per capita were $13,909. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.6%.
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