Dickinson County, Iowa Population 2019

Dickinson County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,173 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickinson County, Iowa is the 42nd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,153-20-0.12%
201717,173630.37%
201617,1101050.62%
201517,0051650.98%
201416,840-38-0.23%
201316,878-47-0.28%
201216,925670.40%
201116,8581881.13%
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
White16,535
Two or More Races164
Black or African American91
Some Other Race90
Asian72
American Indian and Alaska Native48

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Dickinson County, Iowa Median Age

48.7


Total

46.5


Male

50.8


Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,742 adults, (4,126 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Dickinson County, Iowa Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,453

49.72%

Male

8,547

50.28%

Dickinson County, Iowa Households and Families

Dickinson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickinson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All75.9%24.1%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Male41.6%58.4%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0392.0875.9
Married4,2072.6191.1
Non Family2,9651.1259.5
Female5572.767.3
Male3103.0841.6

2.55

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickinson County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1541.22%
9th to 12th Grade3983.15%
High School Graduate3,60828.59%
Some College3,00723.83%
Associates Degree1,73413.74%
Bachelors Degree2,57220.38%
Graduate Degree1,1479.09%

Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,29711,7693,611
Hispanic17117178
Multiple Races53528
Native American473910
Other Race4242
Black28279
Asian27136

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 hispanic people with a rate of 45.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,918$46,017$28,803
Less Than High School$22,311$25,481$
High School Grad$32,966$41,204$22,000
Some College$31,290$46,412$23,789
Bachelors Degree$47,105$62,154$40,850
Graduate Degree$65,938$77,071$51,726

$37,918

Average Earnings

$46,017

Average Male

$28,803

Average Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

Dickinson County, Iowa Language by Age

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

98.06% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0631,2878.01%
Asian722940.28%
Multiple1631811.04%
Hispanic320144.38%
Black86910.47%
Native47714.89%

8.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.98%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Asian, with 40.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.84%
Some College7.19%
High School6.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.96%
Female Employed9.94%
Male Unemployed4.35%
Male Employed3.97%

Dickinson County, Iowa Income

Dickinson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,889$77,590
Families$78,574$93,988
Married Families$85,136-
Non Families$34,341$46,449

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans

1,257

Number of Veterans

1,226

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam403
Korea241
First Gulf War188
Second Gulf War142
World War II103

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2549.34%
2 or More34.35%

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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