Poweshiek County, Iowa Population 2018

Poweshiek County, Iowa's estimated population is 18,314 with a growth rate of -1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Poweshiek County, Iowa is the 39th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,314-308-1.65%
201618,6223301.80%
201618,292-89-0.48%
201518,381-190-1.02%
201418,571-10-0.05%
201318,581-129-0.69%
201218,710-164-0.87%
201118,874-48-0.25%
201018,922-111-0.58%
199019,033-273-1.41%
198019,3065032.68%
197018,803-497-2.58%
196019,300-44-0.23%
195019,3445863.12%
194018,758310.17%
193018,727-1,183-5.94%
192019,9103211.64%
191019,5891750.90%
190019,4141,0205.55%
189018,394-542-2.86%
188018,9363,35521.53%
187015,5819,913174.89%
18605,6685,053821.63%
18506150.00%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,632
Asian373
Black or African American333
Two or More Races227
Some Other Race35
American Indian and Alaska Native17
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Poweshiek 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

Poweshiek County, Iowa Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

41.8


Female

Poweshiek County, Iowa Adults

There are 14,860 adults, (3,594 of which are seniors) in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Poweshiek County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,722

52.21%

Male

8,900

47.79%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Households and Families

Poweshiek County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Poweshiek County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male70.9%29.1%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female46.2%53.8%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Poweshiek County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3652.2970.8
Married3,6242.9186.3
Non Family2,7121.2157.2
Female7712.8446.2
Male2583.3270.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Poweshiek County, Iowa Households

Poweshiek County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2361.96%
9th to 12th Grade5554.61%
High School Graduate4,72439.26%
Some College2,67622.24%
Associates Degree1,0919.07%
Bachelors Degree1,61813.45%
Graduate Degree1,1349.42%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,69311,0042,679
Hispanic1397112
Black908425
Asian644326
Multiple Races414110
Other Race161
Islander5
Native American2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.63%.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,487$42,043$26,102
Less Than High School$27,000$32,250$18,984
High School Grad$30,062$38,397$21,351
Some College$33,693$43,190$25,579
Bachelors Degree$43,125$50,096$37,500
Graduate Degree$64,531$69,137$53,750

$34,487

Average Earnings

$42,043

Average Male

$26,102

Average Female

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language by Age

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language

95.60% of Poweshiek County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9791,4629.15%
Hispanic42713832.32%
Black1915729.84%
Asian1332317.29%
Other352365.71%
Multiple1432215.38%
Islander55100.00%

10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.40%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poweshiek County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poweshiek County, Iowa is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poweshiek County, Iowa is White, with 9.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.96%.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.28%
Some College8.41%
High School8.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed4.85%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Income

Poweshiek County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,725$66,088
Families$65,440$78,405
Married Families$73,272$
Non Families$31,515$42,965

Poweshiek County, Iowa Marital Status

Poweshiek County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Poweshiek County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Poweshiek 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 35To44.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,087

Number of Veterans

1,004

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam404
Korea167
First Gulf War98
World War II96
Second Gulf War60

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+383
65 to 74347
35 to 54182
55 to 64137
18 to 3438

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment Status

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment by Age

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment by Race

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Poweshiek County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grinnell92219151-70-0.76%
Montezuma14621424-38-2.60%
Brooklyn14781413-65-4.40%
Victor 893881-12-1.34%
Malcom287276-11-3.83%
Deep River279269-10-3.58%
Barnes City 176173-3-1.70%
Searsboro148144-4-2.70%
Hartwick8681-5-5.81%
Guernsey6361-2-3.17%
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