Washta, Cherokee County, Iowa

Washta: City in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States

About

Washta is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 248 and a population density of 95 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 222 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Washta

Population : 222 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Postal code : 51061
Area : 2.6 km2
Altitude : 1,148 feet / 350 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:31:36 (10th August 2022)
Density : 85 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.71% (2010-2020)

Geography

Washta is located at 42°34'32"N 95°43'3"W (42.5755400, -95.7175100).

Washta map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Washta decreased by 11.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 248 - census
2011 245 -1.22% estimation process
2012 242 -1.24% estimation process
2013 240 -0.83% estimation process
2014 238 -0.84% estimation process
2015 230 -3.48% estimation process
2016 229 -0.44% estimation process
2017 227 -0.88% estimation process
2018 226 -0.44% estimation process
2019 223 -1.35% estimation process
2020 222 -0.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 31,802
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 30,494
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 32,655
April 1, 2010 Population : 30,487
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.3%
People over 65 (%) : 11.8%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 83.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 39.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 53.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 774
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 43.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.5%

Washta zip code is 51061. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 19035

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $338,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,362
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $984
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,326
2015-2019 Households : 11,547
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.74
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,926
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,267
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 145,957
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 213,119
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,903
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,939
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,376
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,755
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,615
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 911
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 758
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,945
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 200
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,488
2010 population per square mile : 14,524.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.10

Schools in Washta

College & universities near Washta, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153001 Buena Vista University Storm Lake (IA) 50588

Post offices near Washta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Washta Post Office Washta (IA) 51061

Other cities in Cherokee County

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

City Name Population Title
Cherokee 4,841 Native American people indigenous to the Southeastern United States
Marcus 1,055 City in Iowa, United States
Aurelia 952 City in Iowa, United States
Quimby 291 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Cleghorn 214 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Meriden 144 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Larrabee 130 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America