Black Hawk County, Iowa Population 2019

Black Hawk County, Iowa's estimated population is 132,409 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Black Hawk County, Iowa is the 5th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018132,408-1-0.00%
2017132,409-707-0.53%
2016133,116-595-0.44%
2015133,7113080.23%
2014133,4034690.35%
2013132,9341,0620.81%
2012131,8723000.23%
2011131,5724070.31%
2010131,1657,3675.95%
1990123,798-14,163-10.27%
1980137,9615,0453.80%
1970132,91610,4348.52%
1960122,48222,03421.94%
1950100,44820,50225.64%
194079,94610,80015.62%
193069,14612,57622.23%
192056,57011,70526.09%
191044,86512,46638.48%
190032,3998,18033.78%
189024,2193061.28%
188023,9132,20710.17%
187021,70613,462163.29%
18608,2448,1096006.67%
18501350.00%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White112,631
Black or African American11,811
Two or More Races3,067
Asian2,733
Some Other Race1,960
American Indian and Alaska Native441
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander317

Black Hawk County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Black Hawk County, Iowa Median Age

34.9


Total

33.7


Male

35.9


Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Adults

There are 104,196 adults, (20,128 of whom are seniors) in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Black Hawk County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

67,709

50.92%

Male

65,251

49.08%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Households and Families

Black Hawk County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Black Hawk County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All66%34%
Male56.3%43.7%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female46.6%53.4%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,8112.4166
Married24,0363.0785.8
Non Family21,3461.449.4
Female5,2373.1546.6
Male2,1923.3556.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Black Hawk County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7543.30%
9th to 12th Grade4,6795.61%
High School Graduate26,32431.54%
Some College17,05220.43%
Associates Degree9,67811.60%
Bachelors Degree15,06818.06%
Graduate Degree7,9019.47%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White71,82766,94920,566
Black6,4515,1641,030
Hispanic2,4761,730427
Asian1,5571,225728
Other Race1,00558184
Multiple Races712612149
Native American25320322
Islander1458936

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,944$41,600$30,765
Less Than High School$26,015$29,404$22,243
High School Grad$30,445$35,935$23,423
Some College$33,471$40,877$27,729
Bachelors Degree$43,666$50,139$39,211
Graduate Degree$65,859$82,545$52,445

$35,944

Average Earnings

$41,600

Average Male

$30,765

Average Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language by Age

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

92.20% of Black Hawk County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White104,53814,28313.66%
Black11,4493,75232.77%
Hispanic5,4481,08219.86%
Multiple2,90875125.83%
Asian2,65327010.18%
Islander31715649.21%
Other1,9541186.04%
Native4368218.81%

15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.56%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa is Islander, with 49.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa is Other, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.95%
High School11.16%
Some College11.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.39%
Male Unemployed44.49%
Female Employed14.46%
Male Employed8.53%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Income

Black Hawk County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,916$67,600
Families$67,246$83,040
Married Families$79,488$95,991
Non Families$31,910$42,816

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans

7,706

Number of Veterans

7,148

Male Veterans

558

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,977
First Gulf War1,121
Second Gulf War974
Korea773
World War II472

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,1237.81%
Black4205.20%
2 or More806.99%
Hispanic782.34%
Indian289.69%
Other261.90%
Hawaiian1710.37%
Asian120.62%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Education

7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment Status

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Black Hawk County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waterloo6840867934-474-0.69%
Cedar Falls392594139021315.43%
Evansdale47504786360.76%
Jesup 252026671475.83%
Hudson22822358763.33%
La Porte City22852269-16-0.70%
Elk Run Heights11181129110.98%
Janesville 930969394.19%
Dunkerton851835-16-1.88%
Raymond788809212.66%
Gilbertville717744273.77%
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