Black Hawk County, Iowa Population 2018

Black Hawk County, Iowa's estimated population is 132,648 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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
2017132,648-173-0.13%
2016132,82180.01%
2016132,813-622-0.47%
2015133,4353120.23%
2014133,1233420.26%
2013132,7819870.75%
2012131,7943240.25%
2011131,4703170.24%
2010131,1537,3555.94%
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
White113,015
Black or African American11,778
Two or More Races2,827
Asian2,608
Some Other Race1,874
American Indian and Alaska Native420
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander299

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

Black Hawk County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Black Hawk County, Iowa Median Age

34.8


Total

33.9


Male

35.7


Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Adults

There are 104,132 adults, (19,658 of which are seniors) in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Black Hawk County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

67,772

51.03%

Male

65,049

48.97%

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
Married86.5%13.5%
All66.7%33.3%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female51%49%
Non Family49.6%50.4%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Black Hawk County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,5062.4266.7
Married23,7213.0886.5
Non Family21,4461.449.6
Female5,3623.2451
Male1,9773.3956.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Black Hawk County, Iowa Households

Black Hawk County, Iowa Education

Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7043.25%
9th to 12th Grade4,9405.93%
High School Graduate27,23632.70%
Some College16,76220.12%
Associates Degree9,17511.02%
Bachelors Degree14,84317.82%
Graduate Degree7,6309.16%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,01767,17220,254
Black6,3154,859878
Hispanic2,4231,540388
Asian1,4961,213722
Other Race1,02361691
Multiple Races645559150
Native American24819918
Islander1256344

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.26%.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,338$41,668$29,872
Less Than High School$25,690$28,315$19,647
High School Grad$29,579$35,559$23,062
Some College$32,911$41,550$27,640
Bachelors Degree$42,448$51,017$38,281
Graduate Degree$63,281$80,341$52,899

$35,338

Average Earnings

$41,668

Average Male

$29,872

Average Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language by Age

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

91.89% of Black Hawk County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 8.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White104,70713,33712.74%
Black11,4344,19036.65%
Hispanic5,39893117.25%
Multiple2,61670827.06%
Asian2,54130311.92%
Islander29913846.15%
Other1,8691306.96%
Native4128821.36%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.74%

Male Poverty Rate

17.06%

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 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa is Other, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.18%
High School10.77%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.82%
Male Unemployed37.62%
Female Employed13.71%
Male Employed7.54%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Income

Black Hawk County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,348$64,874
Families$65,578$79,655
Married Families$76,546$91,733
Non Families$31,247$41,643

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by War

8,027

Number of Veterans

7,542

Male Veterans

485

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,028
First Gulf War1,131
Second Gulf War1,008
Korea908
World War II595

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,186
65 to 742,119
35 to 541,564
55 to 641,460
18 to 34698

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4988.19%
Black3894.88%
2 or More797.38%
Hispanic782.40%
Other272.10%
Indian227.83%
Asian120.64%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment Status

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment by Age

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment by Race

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990