Dickinson County, Iowa Population 2018

Dickinson County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,199 with a growth rate of 0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickinson County, Iowa is the 41st largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,1991530.90%
201617,046-58-0.34%
201617,1041140.67%
201516,9901600.95%
201416,830-46-0.27%
201316,876-48-0.28%
201216,924670.40%
201116,8571871.12%
201016,6701,76111.81%
199014,909-720-4.61%
198015,6293,06424.39%
197012,565-9-0.07%
196012,574-182-1.43%
195012,7565714.69%
194012,1851,20310.95%
193010,9827417.24%
192010,2412,10425.86%
19108,1371421.78%
19007,9953,66784.73%
18904,3282,427127.67%
18801,90151236.86%
18701,3891,209671.67%
18601800.00%

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,622
Two or More Races196
Black or African American62
Some Other Race57
Asian51
American Indian and Alaska Native42
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

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

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Dickinson County, Iowa Median Age

48.8


Total

46.5


Male

50.5


Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,739 adults, (4,091 of which are seniors) in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Dickinson County, Iowa Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,510

49.92%

Male

8,536

50.08%

Dickinson County, Iowa Households and Families

Dickinson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickinson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All75.5%24.5%
Female62.4%37.6%
Male62.2%37.8%
Non Family58.3%41.7%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickinson County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0082.175.5
Married4,1712.6490.6
Non Family2,9981.1158.3
Female4632.8262.4
Male3763.0362.2

2.6

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickinson County, Iowa Households

Dickinson County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1731.37%
9th to 12th Grade3793.00%
High School Graduate3,70529.29%
Some College2,94623.29%
Associates Degree1,77414.03%
Bachelors Degree2,48719.66%
Graduate Degree1,1849.36%

Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,38511,8473,568
Hispanic13913472
Native American41416
Multiple Races38384
Other Race2424
Black24165
Islander16168
Asian1098

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 80.00%.

Dickinson County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,085$42,885$27,268
Less Than High School$22,074$26,731$
High School Grad$32,067$40,776$21,786
Some College$30,468$41,684$23,849
Bachelors Degree$46,955$60,030$41,250
Graduate Degree$70,704$76,500$52,813

$36,085

Average Earnings

$42,885

Average Male

$27,268

Average Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

Dickinson County, Iowa Language by Age

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

97.88% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1491,0636.58%
Multiple1963517.86%
Asian512650.98%
Native411946.34%
Hispanic293175.80%
Black4812.08%

6.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.97%

Male Poverty Rate

8.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Asian, with 50.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Black, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.37%.

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.74%
High School6.51%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.89%
Female Employed8.29%
Male Unemployed7.01%
Male Employed3.03%

Dickinson County, Iowa Income

Dickinson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,914$76,896
Families$74,370$94,469
Married Families$80,464$
Non Families$29,396$45,076

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Dickinson 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.

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,470

Number of Veterans

1,415

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam489
Korea270
Second Gulf War223
First Gulf War189
World War II128

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+513
65 to 74300
55 to 64248
35 to 54232
18 to 34177

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,44610.71%
Indian1536.59%
Hawaiian850.00%
2 or More11.75%

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment Status

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment by Race

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dickinson County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spirit Lake487150862154.41%
Milford289830551575.42%
Arnolds Park1126125613011.55%
Lake Park11051138332.99%
Okoboji820830101.22%
Orleans61061330.49%
Terril367362-5-1.36%
Wahpeton341353123.52%
West Okoboji28929562.08%
Superior130128-2-1.54%
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