Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Cerro Gordo County: County in Iowa, United States

About

Cerro Gordo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,151 and a population density of 30 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 42,103 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mason City. The county was created 173 years ago in 1850.

Cerro Gordo County locator map
Location of Cerro Gordo County on Iowa map.

Quick Facts about Cerro Gordo County

Population : 42,103 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Twitter username : cgcounty
Area : 1490 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Battle of Cerro Gordo
Altitude : 1,211 feet / 369 meters
Capital : Mason City
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:59:51 (1st March 2024)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.86% (2010-2020)
Cerro Gordo County IA Courthouse image
Cerro Gordo County IA Courthouse
Cerro Gordo County IA Courthouse image

Geography

Cerro Gordo County is located at 43°4'54"N 93°15'39"W (43.0815600, -93.2608200). It has 2 neighbors: Franklin County and Worth County.

Cerro Gordo County map

The largest city of Cerro Gordo County is Mason City with a population of 26,931. Other cities include, Clear Lake population 7,517, Rockwell population 979, Ventura population 706 and Thornton population 401. See all Cerro Gordo County cities & populated places.

Cerro Gordo County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cerro Gordo County.

City Name Population Title
Mason City 26,931 City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Clear Lake 7,517 City in Iowa, United States
Rockwell 979 City in Cerrro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Ventura 706 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Thornton 401 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Meservey 237 Human settlement in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States of America
Swaledale 157 City in Iowa, USA
Rock Falls 146 City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States
Dougherty 56 Township in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Cerro Gordo County has 2 neighbours.

  • Mason City

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cerro Gordo County decreased by 4.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 44,151 - census
2011 43,971 -0.41% estimation process
2012 43,699 -0.62% estimation process
2013 43,528 -0.39% estimation process
2014 43,206 -0.75% estimation process
2015 42,983 -0.52% estimation process
2016 43,096 0.26% estimation process
2017 42,999 -0.23% estimation process
2018 42,642 -0.84% estimation process
2019 42,450 -0.45% estimation process
2020 42,103 -0.82% estimation process

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