Worth County is located in north-central Iowa. The County Seat is Northwood and the largest city is Northwood. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.worthcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,624 and the 2010 census population was 7,598. The land area is 400.12 square miles and there are 19 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 92.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $96,900, there are 3,197 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,187, the median household income is $50,476, and 11.5% of the persons in Worth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 432. Retail sales (in $1000) were $28,655, and sales per capita were $3,759. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.2%.
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