Humboldt Humboldt County, Iowa

Humboldt: City in Iowa

About

Humboldt is a city located in the county of Humboldt in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,690 and a population density of 379 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,544 inhabitants.

The city was created 159 years ago in 1862.

Humboldt Quick Facts

Population : 4,544 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Humboldt County
Postal code : 50548
Phone Area Codes : 515
Area : 12.37 km2
Named for : Alexander von Humboldt
Altitude : 1,083 feet / 330 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1863 (159 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:36:10 (25th May 2022)
Density : 367 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.21% (2010-2020)

Geography

Humboldt is located at 42°43'15"N 94°12'55"W (42.7208000, -94.2152400).

Humboldt map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Humboldt decreased by 3.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,690 - census
2011 4,671 -0.41% estimation process
2012 4,649 -0.47% estimation process
2013 4,624 -0.54% estimation process
2014 4,617 -0.15% estimation process
2015 4,578 -0.85% estimation process
2016 4,568 -0.22% estimation process
2017 4,603 0.76% estimation process
2018 4,594 -0.2% estimation process
2019 4,587 -0.15% estimation process
2020 4,544 -0.95% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,347
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,422
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,983
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,422
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.9%
Female persons, % : 48.0%
White only, percent : 78.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 13.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,001
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.5%

Humboldt zip code is 50548. County name: Humboldt, County fips: 19091

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $73,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $960
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $409
2015-2019 median gross rent : $978
2015-2019 Households : 7,088
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 19.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,228
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,496
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 128,594
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,752
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,903
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,792
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,425
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 768
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 578
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 278
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,104
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,303
2010 population per square mile : 5,828.5
2010 land area in square miles : 2.82
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 23,155
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $111,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,023
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $407
2015-2019 median gross rent : $678
Permits for construction, 2020 : 37
2015-2019 Households : 17,499
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,800
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 114,804
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 729,708
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 374,184
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,853
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,672
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,871
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 806
2019 total employment : 8,583
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 317,472
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,147
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,431
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,015
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,058
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 112
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,246
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 343
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,983
2010 population per square mile : 44.8
2010 land area in square miles : 962.57

People born in Humboldt (10)

People born in Humboldt, including professional wrestler Frank Gotch, actor Christian Clemenson, physician Frank Gotch, .

List

  • Gus Thompson (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 22/06/1877
  • Jack Clancy (College and Professional American football player) he was born in 18/06/1944
  • Kevin Dresser (American sport wrestler) he was born in 09/11/1962
  • Rod Hamilton (American politician) he was born in 25/03/1968
  • Bruce L. Clark (American university teacher (1880-1945)) he was born in 29/05/1880
  • Byron Gordon McKeeby (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1936
  • Ardie Dean he was born in 01/01/1955

Schools in Humboldt

College & universities near Humboldt, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153782 La James International College-Ft Dodge Fort Dodge (IA) 50501

Post offices near Humboldt

Post Office Name City ZIP
Humbold Post Office Humboldt (IA) 50548

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Humboldt County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Humboldt County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Dakota City 825 County seat in Iowa
Livermore 361 City in Iowa, United States
Bode 286 Human settlement in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States of America
Renwick 260 Human settlement in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States of America
Thor 180 Town in the state of Iowa, United States
Rutland 121 Town in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States
Bradgate 84 Human settlement in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States of America
Hardy 41 City in Iowa, United States
Ottosen 36 Human settlement in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States of America
Pioneer 22 City in Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Humboldt distances to largest Iowa cities