Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population 2019

Pottawattamie County, Iowa's estimated population is 93,386 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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
201793,386-122-0.13%
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
White87,106
Two or More Races1,999
Some Other Race1,929
Black or African American1,358
Asian569
American Indian and Alaska Native326

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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Median Age

39.6


Total

38.2


Male

41.1


Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Adults

There are 71,165 adults, (15,080 of whom are seniors) in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

47,391

50.80%

Male

45,896

49.20%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households and Families

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All68.2%31.8%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female48.2%51.8%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,9262.4668.2
Married18,0233.0885
Non Family12,7041.2351.5
Female4,4073.2648.2
Male1,7923.0367.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade2,1353.40%
9th to 12th Grade4,3646.94%
High School Graduate21,35433.98%
Some College15,10424.04%
Associates Degree6,58710.48%
Bachelors Degree9,16314.58%
Graduate Degree4,1346.58%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White57,67852,72712,690
Hispanic3,4032,004364
Other Race974413113
Multiple Races684646147
Black65458754
Asian38334251
Native American2071607

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 22.00%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,475$44,602$32,409
Less Than High School$26,773$31,350$23,000
High School Grad$33,542$40,093$26,172
Some College$37,293$46,263$30,748
Bachelors Degree$50,556$56,848$42,438
Graduate Degree$62,615$72,786$59,292

$38,475

Average Earnings

$44,602

Average Male

$32,409

Average Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language by Age

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

93.73% of Pottawattamie County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.10% of the population.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,4677,9989.94%
Hispanic6,8261,63523.95%
Other1,86358531.40%
Multiple1,94528514.65%
Black1,01323323.00%
Native2976421.55%
Asian533132.44%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Other, with 31.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Asian, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.19%
High School9.45%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.43%
Male Unemployed22.98%
Female Employed6.88%
Male Employed4.40%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Income

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,291$71,495
Families$70,607$85,217
Married Families$81,775$96,806
Non Families$32,349$41,146

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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


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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by War

6,852

Number of Veterans

6,573

Male Veterans

279

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,562
First Gulf War1,281
Second Gulf War973
Korea734
World War II245

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,846
35 to 541,511
75+1,497
55 to 641,471
18 to 34527

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,6309.87%
2 or More15817.16%
Hispanic1483.49%
Indian3010.07%
Asian224.78%
Black121.14%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment Status

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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