Poweshiek County, Iowa Population 2018

Poweshiek County, Iowa's estimated population is 18,314 with a growth rate of 0.12% 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
201718,4281140.62%
201718,314220.12%
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
White17,381
Black or African American380
Asian374
Two or More Races235
Some Other Race50
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Poweshiek County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Poweshiek County, Iowa Median Age

40.7


Total

39.7


Male

41.4


Female

Poweshiek County, Iowa Adults

There are 14,796 adults, (3,573 of whom are seniors) in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Poweshiek County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,607

52.13%

Male

8,821

47.87%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Households and Families

Poweshiek County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Poweshiek County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All69.8%30.2%
Male68.1%31.9%
Non Family55%45%
Female45.6%54.4%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Poweshiek County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5712.269.8
Married3,7172.8585.8
Non Family2,7741.1755
Female7352.545.6
Male3452.9868.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade2932.44%
9th to 12th Grade5874.90%
High School Graduate4,62838.62%
Some College2,63421.98%
Associates Degree1,1239.37%
Bachelors Degree1,64813.75%
Graduate Degree1,0718.94%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,57010,8172,649
Hispanic1667415
Black12311715
Asian674625
Multiple Races505015
Other Race391
Islander8

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 37.31%.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,919$45,098$29,418
Less Than High School$32,750$38,418$18,274
High School Grad$31,243$40,060$22,549
Some College$36,250$46,236$26,489
Bachelors Degree$45,977$56,908$37,372
Graduate Degree$63,534$68,144$59,583

$36,919

Average Earnings

$45,098

Average Male

$29,418

Average Female

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language by Age

Poweshiek County, Iowa Language

95.34% of Poweshiek County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7831,4519.19%
Black24717068.83%
Hispanic42811627.10%
Multiple1653018.18%
Asian862731.40%
Other501530.00%
Islander88100.00%

10.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

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 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.45%.

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.68%
Some College8.74%
High School8.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.06%
Male Unemployed30.12%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed5.18%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Income

Poweshiek County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,456$66,766
Families$68,750$79,763
Married Families$76,076$
Non Families$28,865$41,746

Poweshiek County, Iowa Marital Status

Poweshiek County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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


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

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,078

Number of Veterans

969

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam385
Korea129
First Gulf War86
World War II82
Second Gulf War46

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+383
65 to 74365
35 to 54167
55 to 64129
18 to 3434

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0747.70%
Asian41.08%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment Status

Poweshiek County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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