Woodbury County, IA Population by Race & Ethnicity

Racial distribution of Woodbury County population: 76.84% are white, 4.26% are Black or African American, 1.80% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.35% are Asian, 0.56% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.29% are some other race and 10.92% are multiracial.
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Updated Jul 15, 2024

Woodbury County, IA population by race

The table below shows Woodbury County's population by race.

Race Population % of Total Population
White 81,084 76.84%
Black or African American 4,491 4.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,895 1.80%
Asian 2,476 2.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 589 0.56%
Some other race 3,470 3.29%
Two or more races (multiracial) 11,521 10.92%
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Woodbury County population by race

Of the 5 race categories (excluding ethnicity) identified by the Census Bureau, namely American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and White; Woodbury County has a population in all of the race categories.

This confirms that Woodbury County's population has become increasingly diverse.

The percent distribution of Woodbury County population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 76.84% are white, 4.26% are Black or African American, 1.80% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.35% are Asian, 0.56% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.29% are some other race and 10.92% are multiracial.

FIGURE 1

Woodbury County, IA population by race.

The largest racial group in Woodbury County is White with a population of 81,084 (76.84% of the total population).

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Woodbury County 's racial breakdown clearly shows that there is an absolute majority (i.e. more than 50% of the population belong to one particular race) of White population in the county.

As per the latest data estimates from American Community Survey's 5-year estimates:

1. The largest racial group in Woodbury County is White with a population of 81,084 (76.84% of the total population).

2. The multiracial population, i.e. population that identify themselves with two or more races , is 11,521 (10.92% of the total population).

Racial / Ethnic makeup of Woodbury County, IA

By ethnicity, 19,087 (18.09% of the total population) is Hispanic or Latino (of any race), and 86,439 (81.91% of the total population) is Non-Hispanic.

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Woodbury County, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 73,089 (84.56% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

FIGURE 2

Woodbury County, IA Non-Hispanic population by race

All percentages shown below are, % of Woodbury County's Non-Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Woodbury County Non-Hispanic population by race

The distribution of the Non-Hispanic population across various race categories

Race Population % of Total Non-Hispanic Population
White alone 73,089 84.56%
Black or African American alone 4,399 5.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 1,560 1.80%
Asian alone 2,455 2.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 575 0.67%
Some other race alone 208 0.24%
Two or more races (multiracial) 4,153 4.80%

Among the Hispanic population in Woodbury County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 13,909 (72.87% of the total Hispanic population).

FIGURE 3

Woodbury County, IA Hispanic or Latino population

All percentages shown below are, % of Woodbury County's Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Woodbury County Hispanic or Latino population

The distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population by their ancestries

Origin Population % of Total Hispanic Population
Mexican 13,909 72.87%
Puerto Rican 491 2.57%
Cuban 86 0.45%
Other Hispanic or Latino 4,601 24.11%

Things to know

What percentage of Woodbury County, IA is Hispanic?

As per the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates, 18.09% of Woodbury County population is Hispanic.

Among the Hispanic population in Woodbury County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 13,909 (72.87% of the total Hispanic population).

How many Black people does Woodbury County, IA have?

Woodbury County, IA has 4,491 Black or African American population as per the estimates from the latest American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. Overall 4.26% of the total population (excluding multiracial) in Woodbury County is Black.

What is the largest minority group in Woodbury County, IA?

With 81.91% of the total population, Non-Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority in Woodbury County.

That being said, with a 4.26% of the total population, Black or African Americans are the largest racial minority in Woodbury County.

What is the majority race in Woodbury County, IA?

With a population of 81,084 (76.84% of the total population), Whites are the largest racial majority in Woodbury County.

Black or African Americans are second largest race in Woodbury County, with 4.26% of the total population.

References

Notes

The analysis presented in this article is based on estimates derived from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey. While these figures offer valuable insights, they are subject to a margin of error. It is advisable to exercise caution and consider the potential margin of error when interpreting and utilizing this data.

Datasets

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2024
Woodbury County, IA Population Breakdown By Race (Excluding Ethnicity) Dataset: Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Woodbury County by race. It includes the population of Woodbury County across racial categories (excluding ethnicity) as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Woodbury County across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

The percent distribution of Woodbury County population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 76.84% are white, 4.26% are Black or African American, 1.80% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.35% are Asian, 0.56% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.29% are some other race and 10.92% are multiracial.

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (excluding ethnicity) for the Woodbury County
  • Population: The population of the racial category (excluding ethnicity) in the Woodbury County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Woodbury County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Woodbury County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Woodbury County, IA Non-Hispanic Population Breakdown By Race Dataset: Non-Hispanic Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Non-Hispanic population of Woodbury County by race. It includes the distribution of the Non-Hispanic population of Woodbury County across various race categories as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the Non-Hispanic population distribution of Woodbury County across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Woodbury County, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 73,089 (84.56% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (for Non-Hispanic) for the Woodbury County
  • Population: The population of the racial category (for Non-Hispanic) in the Woodbury County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Woodbury County total Non-Hispanic population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Woodbury County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Woodbury County, IA Hispanic or Latino Population Distribution by Ancestries Dataset : Detailed Breakdown of Hispanic or Latino Origins // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Woodbury County Hispanic or Latino population. It includes the distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population, of Woodbury County, by their ancestries, as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the origin of the Hispanic or Latino population of Woodbury County.

Key observations

Among the Hispanic population in Woodbury County, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 13,909 (72.87% of the total Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Origin for Hispanic or Latino population include:

  • Mexican
  • Puerto Rican
  • Cuban
  • Other Hispanic or Latino

Variables / Data Columns

  • Origin: This column displays the origin for Hispanic or Latino population for the Woodbury County
  • Population: The population of the specific origin for Hispanic or Latino population in the Woodbury County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Hispanic Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each Hispanic origin as a proportion of Woodbury County total Hispanic or Latino population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Woodbury County Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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