Buchanan County, Iowa Population 2018

Buchanan County, Iowa's estimated population is 21,202 with a growth rate of 0.80% 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
201721,101-101-0.48%
201721,2021680.80%
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
White20,619
Two or More Races213
Asian117
Black or African American70
American Indian and Alaska Native61
Some Other Race21

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Buchanan County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Buchanan County, Iowa Median Age

38.7


Total

37.7


Male

39.6


Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,457 adults, (3,605 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan County, Iowa.

Buchanan County, Iowa Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

10,604

50.25%

Male

10,497

49.75%

Buchanan County, Iowa Households and Families

Buchanan County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Buchanan County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female49.8%50.2%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2122.5379.5
Married4,5653.1691.3
Non Family2,7041.2368.6
Female6563.1749.8
Male2873.3461.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.1%

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 Grade5744.10%
9th to 12th Grade4102.93%
High School Graduate5,70740.78%
Some College2,90220.74%
Associates Degree1,74412.46%
Bachelors Degree2,01914.43%
Graduate Degree6374.55%

Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,62712,7562,617
Hispanic1879812
Black6053
Asian483418
Native American45424
Multiple Races36365
Other Race11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.50%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,863$45,090$31,183
Less Than High School$23,281$30,231$11,299
High School Grad$33,327$38,287$23,371
Some College$36,185$47,454$28,925
Bachelors Degree$49,710$61,200$43,031
Graduate Degree$66,167$74,688$49,423

$36,863

Average Earnings

$45,090

Average Male

$31,183

Average Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Language

Buchanan County, Iowa Language by Age

Buchanan County, Iowa Language

95.39% of Buchanan County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0561,5017.48%
Asian1174235.90%
Multiple2033316.26%
Black491632.65%
Native611524.59%
Hispanic302144.64%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

8.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa is Asian, with 35.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 4.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.43%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.99%
High School8.66%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.72%
Male Unemployed13.66%
Female Employed6.22%
Male Employed2.83%

Buchanan County, Iowa Income

Buchanan County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,348$78,609
Families$74,542$95,226
Married Families$80,780$
Non Families$30,841$41,278

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,349

Number of Veterans

1,284

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam539
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War159
Korea138
World War II72

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74435
75+352
35 to 54278
55 to 64204
18 to 3480

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3458.83%
Indian36.67%
Hispanic20.99%
Black11.56%

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment Status

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Age

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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