Council Bluffs, Iowa Population 2018

Council Bluffs, Iowa's estimated population is 62,316 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Council Bluffs, Iowa is the 10th largest city in Iowa based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1453.78 people/mi² (561.31 people/km²), with a household density of 241.60 people/km² (625.74 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 35 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,822 households in the city, with an average size of 2.42 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.5%, with a median rent of $781/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $113,500.

The median income for households in Council Bluffs, Iowa is $47,097, while the mean household income is $59,620. The per capita income is $24,720, and 10.6% of families and 14.8% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 21.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201762,316-109-0.17%
201662,425-86-0.14%
201562,5111730.28%
201462,3382690.43%
201362,069-68-0.11%
201262,137-350-0.56%
201162,4871190.19%
201062,3684,1007.04%
200058,2683,9537.28%
199054,315-2,134-3.78%
198056,449-3,899-6.46%
197060,3484,7078.46%
196055,64110,21222.48%
195045,4293,9909.63%
194041,439-609-1.45%
193042,0485,88616.28%
192036,1626,87023.45%
191029,2923,49013.53%
190025,8024,32820.15%
189021,4743,41118.88%
188018,0638,04380.27%
187010,0200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White57,736
Two or More Races1,353
Black or African American1,249
Some Other Race1,187
Asian565
American Indian and Alaska Native231
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Council Bluffs Ia Population Pyramid 2018

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Council Bluffs Ia Median Age

37


Total

35


Male

39.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 47,859 adults in Council Bluffs Ia.

Council Bluffs Ia Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Council Bluffs Ia Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
5,077
Houses With Mortgage
10,114
Vacancy Rate
7.5
Median Rent
781
Median Home Value
113,500
Renter-Occupied Units
9,623
Owner-Occupied Units
15,191
Total Housing Units
26,822

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Council Bluffs Ia for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.6% and the labor force participation rate is 65.9%.

Council Bluffs Ia Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.42
Average Family Size
3.02
Total Households
24814
Married Couple Households
10137
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1509
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3768
Non Family Households
9400
Total Families
15414
Households With Own Children
6749
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.6

Council Bluffs Ia Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,690
$10,000 to $14,999
1,501
$15,000 to $24,999
2,728
$25,000 to $34,999
3,089
$35,000 to $49,999
4,091
$50,000 to $74,999
5,251
$75,000 to $99,999
3,282
$100,000 to $149,999
2,030
$150,000 to $199,999
684
Over $200,000
468

Council Bluffs Ia Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Council Bluffs Ia

Iowa

$47,097

$54,570

$59,620

$70,708

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Council Bluffs Ia Education Data

Council Bluffs Ia Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,5963.87%
9th to 12th Grade
3,5018.48%
High School Graduate
14,50535.14%
Some College
10,09024.45%
Associates Degree
4,16710.10%
Bachelors Degree
5,19912.60%
Graduate Degree
2,2175.37%