Otho, Iowa Census Data & Community Profile

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Otho GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Otho, IA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Otho, IA was 571.

Otho Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Otho was 286, which represents 50.1 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Otho, IA
There are an estimated 126 married men in the town. 58.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Otho are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Otho is 285 which is 49.9 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Otho, Iowa
There are an estimated 120 married women in the community. 55.3 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Otho, IA
The median age of people living in Otho, IA was 39.1 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Otho was 42. There were 421 people above the age of 18, which represents 73.7 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.7 percent of the population (78) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Otho, IA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Otho, IA was 565.

White Population in Otho, IA
The estimated White population in the Otho community is 555, which is 97.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Otho, Iowa
The estimated Black/African American population is 7, which is 1.2 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Otho, IA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Otho, IA was 1.

Asian Population in Otho, Iowa
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 1.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Otho, IA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Otho was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 1, while those of “two or more races” was 6 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Otho community was 5, or 0.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Otho, IA
The household population number in Otho was 571.

Group Quarters Population in Otho, IA
Group Quarters population in the community was 0.

Average Household Size in Otho, IA
The average household size in Otho is 2.38 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.96 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Otho, IA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 245 total housing units in Otho.

The number of occupied housing units was 240, or 98 of the total units in town. Of these, 183 were owner-occupied (76.3), and 57 were renter-occupied (23.8, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 5 vacant homes in Otho at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Otho, Iowa
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 157, with a median value in dollars of 46,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Otho, IA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $579 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Otho, average costs per month were $239 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 290 people in the community had a high school degree, or 80.8 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Otho, Iowa
18 people in Otho also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 5 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Otho, IA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Otho was 62, or 15.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Otho, IA
In 2000, there were 87 people in Otho, IA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Otho, IA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 17 people in Otho who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 3.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Otho, Iowa
There were 298 in the labor force in Otho at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 70.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Otho was 17.2 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Otho, IA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $34,318. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Otho, IA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $43,750. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Otho, Iowa
Per capita income in Otho in the last full census was 14,907. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Otho numbered 11, or 7.2 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Otho, IA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 55, or 9.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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