Story County, Iowa Population 2018

Story County, Iowa's estimated population is 97,502 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Story County, Iowa is the 7th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201795,888-1,614-1.66%
201797,5026860.71%
201696,8164680.49%
201596,3481,0381.09%
201495,3101,8481.98%
201393,4621,7321.89%
201291,7309331.03%
201190,7971,1701.31%
201089,62715,37520.71%
199074,2521,9262.66%
198072,3269,54315.20%
197062,78313,45627.28%
196049,3275,03311.36%
195044,29410,86032.48%
194033,4342,2937.36%
193031,1414,95618.93%
192026,1852,1028.73%
191024,0839243.99%
190023,1595,03227.76%
189018,1271,2217.22%
188016,9065,25545.10%
187011,6517,600187.61%
18604,0510.00%

Story County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White83,487
Asian7,026
Two or More Races2,749
Black or African American1,835
Some Other Race474
American Indian and Alaska Native278
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39

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

Story County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Story County, Iowa Median Age

25.9


Total

24.7


Male

27.7


Female

Story County, Iowa Adults

There are 79,694 adults, (10,568 of whom are seniors) in Story County, Iowa.

Story County, Iowa Age Dependency

38.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Story County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

45,903

47.87%

Male

49,985

52.13%

Story County, Iowa Households and Families

Story County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Story County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All51.6%48.4%
Female51.4%48.6%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family25.1%74.9%

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Story County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,1062.3251.6
Non Family18,0131.6625.1
Married16,1692.9181.1
Female2,0173.1351.4
Male9072.949.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Story County, Iowa Households

Story County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4390.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,1312.30%
High School Graduate9,25318.80%
Some College8,91518.11%
Associates Degree4,6029.35%
Bachelors Degree13,56727.56%
Graduate Degree11,31622.99%

Story County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,33642,23821,061
Asian3,2053,0822,697
Hispanic1,2251,037544
Black890740389
Multiple Races449430220
Other Race14212672
Native American139139
Islander3939

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.15%.

Story County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,027$47,266$33,315
Less Than High School$23,309$26,213$13,472
High School Grad$30,770$37,783$23,737
Some College$36,627$41,926$29,699
Bachelors Degree$43,668$56,105$33,786
Graduate Degree$55,506$61,939$49,919

$41,027

Average Earnings

$47,266

Average Male

$33,315

Average Female

Story County, Iowa Language

Story County, Iowa Language by Age

Story County, Iowa Language

89.66% of Story County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 10.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 5.55% of the population.

Story County, Iowa Poverty

Story County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71,82413,94519.42%
Asian6,8542,55537.28%
Multiple2,46892637.52%
Hispanic2,81977327.42%
Black1,63456534.58%
Other43015335.58%
Native27011341.85%

21.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Story County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Story County, Iowa is Native, with 41.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Story County, Iowa is White, with 19.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.50%.

Story County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.19%
High School10.01%
Some College8.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%

Story County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.18%
Female Unemployed42.07%
Female Employed21.75%
Male Employed16.47%

Story County, Iowa Income

Story County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,671$69,792
Families$84,479$97,844
Married Families$93,194$
Non Families$26,737$38,340

Story County, Iowa Marital Status

Story County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Story County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Story 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 35To44.

Story County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


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

Story County, Iowa Veterans

Story County, Iowa Veterans by War

3,970

Number of Veterans

3,624

Male Veterans

346

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,130
Second Gulf War872
First Gulf War691
Korea514
World War II290

Story County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,200
35 to 54846
65 to 74736
18 to 34656
55 to 64532

Story County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7685.40%
2 or More1036.22%
Indian4420.18%
Hispanic381.72%
Hawaiian3076.92%
Asian250.41%

Story County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Story County, Iowa Employment Status

Story County, Iowa Employment by Age

66%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Story County, Iowa Employment by Race

Story County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Story County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ames5901166191718012.17%
Nevada6796680590.13%
Huxley331736042878.65%
Story City34313410-21-0.61%
Slater1489149780.54%
Roland12841297131.01%
Gilbert10761126504.65%
Maxwell92292640.43%
Colo876852-24-2.74%
Cambridge827815-12-1.45%
Zearing554534-20-3.61%
Collins495477-18-3.64%
McCallsburg333330-3-0.90%
Sheldahl 31932120.63%
Kelley309307-2-0.65%
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