Worth County, Iowa

Worth County: County in Iowa, United States


Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,598 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,359 inhabitants. Its county seat is Northwood. The county was created 172 years ago in 1850.

Quick Facts about Worth County

Population : 7,359 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Worth County, Worth County
Area : 402 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : William J. Worth
Capital : Northwood
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:59:40 (8th June 2023)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.25% (2010-2020)
Worth County locator map
Location of Worth County on Iowa map.
Worth County Courthouse  Northwood image
Worth County Courthouse Northwood
Worth County Courthouse  Northwood image


Worth County is located at 43°22'39"N 93°15'39"W (43.3774000, -93.2608500). It has 2 neighbors: Cerro Gordo County and Freeborn County.

Worth County map

The largest city of Worth County is Northwood with a population of 1,958. Other cities include, Manly population 1,271, Fertile population 356, Hanlontown population 220 and Joice population 209. See all Worth County cities & populated places.

Worth County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Worth County.

City Name Population Title
Northwood 1,958 City in Iowa
Manly 1,271 American city in Iowa
Fertile 356 City in Worth County, Iowa, United States
Kensett 249 Township in Worth County, Iowa
Grafton 243 Town in Iowa, United States
Hanlontown 220 Human settlement in Worth County, Iowa, United States of America
Joice 209 City in Iowa, United States

Worth County has 2 neighbours.

  • Northwood


According to census records, the population of Worth County decreased by 3.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,598 - census
2011 7,561 -0.49% estimation process
2012 7,496 -0.87% estimation process
2013 7,489 -0.09% estimation process
2014 7,557 0.9% estimation process
2015 7,503 -0.72% estimation process
2016 7,471 -0.43% estimation process
2017 7,455 -0.21% estimation process
2018 7,413 -0.57% estimation process
2019 7,381 -0.43% estimation process
2020 7,359 -0.3% estimation process

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