Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population 2018

Pottawattamie County, Iowa's estimated population is 93,386 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawattamie County, Iowa is the 9th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201793,3861880.20%
201693,198-310-0.33%
201693,508-24-0.03%
201593,5323330.36%
201493,1993890.42%
201392,810-96-0.10%
201292,906-565-0.60%
201193,4711190.13%
201093,35210,72412.98%
199082,628-3,933-4.54%
198086,561-430-0.49%
197086,9913,8894.68%
196083,10213,42019.26%
195069,6822,9264.38%
194066,756-3,132-4.48%
193069,8888,33813.55%
192061,5505,71810.24%
191055,8321,4962.75%
190054,3366,90614.56%
189047,4307,58019.02%
188039,85022,957135.90%
187016,89311,925240.04%
18604,968-2,860-36.54%
18507,8280.00%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White87,907
Two or More Races1,754
Black or African American1,352
Some Other Race1,240
Asian636
American Indian and Alaska Native304
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Pottawattamie 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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Median Age

39.3


Total

37.5


Male

41


Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Adults

There are 71,110 adults, (14,632 of which are seniors) in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

47,183

50.63%

Male

46,015

49.37%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households and Families

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All68.1%31.9%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female47.7%52.3%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,6802.4868.1
Married17,7153.0784.9
Non Family12,2601.2252.5
Female4,7463.2647.7
Male1,9593.0663.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9253.07%
9th to 12th Grade4,3416.92%
High School Graduate21,78534.74%
Some College15,14424.15%
Associates Degree6,56610.47%
Bachelors Degree9,16714.62%
Graduate Degree3,7896.04%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White57,71852,95112,436
Hispanic3,2581,912286
Other Race70928870
Black64857944
Multiple Races568505112
Asian41538060
Native American24520928
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 21.55%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,494$42,005$31,220
Less Than High School$25,245$27,433$21,472
High School Grad$32,025$37,818$26,008
Some College$35,293$43,170$29,692
Bachelors Degree$47,242$55,893$40,852
Graduate Degree$60,643$71,696$55,019

$36,494

Average Earnings

$42,005

Average Male

$31,220

Average Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language by Age

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

93.71% of Pottawattamie County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.02% of the population.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,8568,57110.60%
Hispanic6,6021,46522.19%
Multiple1,66730418.24%
Other1,17928524.17%
Black1,00426926.79%
Native2587629.46%
Asian60760.99%

11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Native, with 29.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Asian, with 0.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.62%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.08%
High School9.73%
Some College8.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.97%
Male Unemployed24.90%
Female Employed7.40%
Male Employed4.52%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Income

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,260$68,917
Families$66,610$81,995
Married Families$78,997$94,786
Non Families$30,879$38,745

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Pottawattamie 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 45To54.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by War

7,072

Number of Veterans

6,677

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,608
First Gulf War1,225
Second Gulf War863
Korea769
World War II331

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,764
35 to 541,693
75+1,591
55 to 641,545
18 to 34479

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,85110.14%
2 or More13117.19%
Hispanic1213.00%
Black373.51%
Indian3110.69%
Asian224.21%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment Status

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Race

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Council Bluffs62229625242950.47%
Carter Lake37853784-1-0.03%
Avoca1508151350.33%
Oakland15271509-18-1.18%
Treynor919950313.37%
Underwood941939-2-0.21%
Neola845859141.66%
Carson81281530.37%
Walnut785779-6-0.76%
Shelby 641626-15-2.34%
Crescent61761700.00%
Minden599594-5-0.83%
Macedonia246245-1-0.41%
Hancock196195-1-0.51%
McClelland151150-1-0.66%
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