Buchanan County, Iowa Population 2018

Buchanan County, Iowa's estimated population is 21,202 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buchanan County, Iowa is the 29th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,2021710.81%
201621,031-3-0.01%
201621,034-75-0.36%
201521,109-26-0.12%
201421,1351080.51%
201321,027290.14%
201220,998870.42%
201120,911-66-0.31%
201020,9771330.64%
199020,844-2,056-8.98%
198022,9001,1545.31%
197021,746-547-2.45%
196022,2933661.67%
195021,9279364.46%
194020,9911,4417.37%
193019,550-340-1.71%
192019,8901420.72%
191019,748-1,679-7.84%
190021,4272,43012.79%
189018,9974512.43%
188018,5461,5128.88%
187017,0349,128115.46%
18607,9067,3891429.21%
18505170.00%

Buchanan County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,519
Two or More Races177
Asian104
Some Other Race83
American Indian and Alaska Native76
Black or African American72

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

Buchanan County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Buchanan County, Iowa Median Age

38.5


Total

37.8


Male

39.2


Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,416 adults, (3,512 of which are seniors) in Buchanan County, Iowa.

Buchanan County, Iowa Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

10,578

50.30%

Male

10,453

49.70%

Buchanan County, Iowa Households and Families

Buchanan County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buchanan County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All79.5%20.5%
Male69.7%30.3%
Non Family68%32%
Female52.6%47.4%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2462.5179.5
Married4,5583.1790.9
Non Family2,7561.2268
Female6483.0152.6
Male2843.2869.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buchanan County, Iowa Households

Buchanan County, Iowa Education

Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5934.25%
9th to 12th Grade4793.43%
High School Graduate5,66240.58%
Some College2,93121.01%
Associates Degree1,77512.72%
Bachelors Degree1,95714.03%
Graduate Degree5543.97%

Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,59712,6412,471
Hispanic1616814
Black68607
Native American6057
Asian412916
Multiple Races24243
Other Race201

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.02%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,573$41,634$29,963
Less Than High School$24,668$30,208$11,968
High School Grad$32,251$38,333$21,411
Some College$34,451$42,891$27,527
Bachelors Degree$46,523$58,264$41,791
Graduate Degree$65,556$65,893$65,341

$35,573

Average Earnings

$41,634

Average Male

$29,963

Average Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Language

Buchanan County, Iowa Language by Age

Buchanan County, Iowa Language

94.74% of Buchanan County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0101,7378.68%
Hispanic2917124.40%
Other795164.56%
Multiple1693420.12%
Asian1043129.81%
Black511835.29%
Native761418.42%

9.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

10.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa is Other, with 64.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa is White, with 8.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.60%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.91%
High School9.63%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed15.06%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed3.74%

Buchanan County, Iowa Income

Buchanan County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,881$76,745
Families$72,052$94,763
Married Families$77,067$
Non Families$30,737$38,761

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Buchanan County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,344

Number of Veterans

1,280

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam463
First Gulf War183
Korea173
Second Gulf War135
World War II108

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+371
65 to 74357
35 to 54312
55 to 64237
18 to 3467

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3158.67%
Indian2135.00%
Black811.76%
Hispanic10.54%

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment Status

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Race

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Buchanan County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Independence59666018520.87%
Jesup 252026671475.83%
Fairbank 1113111410.09%
Winthrop850848-2-0.24%
Hazleton823815-8-0.97%
Quasqueton554544-10-1.81%
Lamont461453-8-1.74%
Brandon309306-3-0.97%
Rowley26426841.52%
Aurora185170-15-8.11%
Stanley 12512500.00%
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