Tama County, Iowa Population 2018

Tama County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,058 with a growth rate of -2.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tama County, Iowa is the 43rd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,058-365-2.09%
201617,4232441.42%
201617,179-25-0.15%
201517,204-104-0.60%
201417,308-121-0.69%
201317,429-72-0.41%
201217,501-109-0.62%
201117,610-108-0.61%
201017,7182991.72%
199017,419-2,114-10.82%
198019,533-614-3.05%
197020,147-1,266-5.91%
196021,413-275-1.27%
195021,688-740-3.30%
194022,4284412.01%
193021,9871260.58%
192021,861-295-1.33%
191022,156-2,429-9.88%
190024,5852,53311.49%
189022,0524672.16%
188021,5855,45433.81%
187016,13110,846205.22%
18605,2855,27765962.50%
185080.00%

Tama County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,442
American Indian and Alaska Native1,290
Two or More Races320
Some Other Race214
Black or African American88
Asian60
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Tama 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

Tama County, Iowa Median Age

43.2


Total

42.1


Male

43.7


Female

Tama County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,207 adults, (3,363 of which are seniors) in Tama County, Iowa.

Tama County, Iowa Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tama County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,813

50.58%

Male

8,610

49.42%

Tama County, Iowa Households and Families

Tama County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tama County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male55%45%
Female53.7%46.3%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tama County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7342.5376.6
Married3,6723.0588.4
Non Family2,1061.266.2
Female6543.4453.7
Male3023.5355

3.04

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tama County, Iowa Households

Tama County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4643.91%
9th to 12th Grade6535.50%
High School Graduate4,82640.66%
Some College2,47220.83%
Associates Degree1,51712.78%
Bachelors Degree1,39711.77%
Graduate Degree5394.54%

Tama County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4899,8061,861
Native American67455255
Hispanic5702518
Other Race9938
Multiple Races89872
Asian494910
Black3730
Islander993

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Tama County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,904$41,235$26,672
Less Than High School$24,779$29,500$21,905
High School Grad$30,962$36,799$22,516
Some College$33,456$41,975$26,086
Bachelors Degree$43,979$48,672$39,531
Graduate Degree$50,091$50,625$49,583

$33,904

Average Earnings

$41,235

Average Male

$26,672

Average Female

Tama County, Iowa Language

Tama County, Iowa Language by Age

Tama County, Iowa Language

90.07% of Tama County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 9.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.98% of the population.

Tama County, Iowa Poverty

Tama County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0001,46010.43%
Hispanic1,42741028.73%
Native1,26526621.03%
Multiple3066922.55%
Other2092813.40%
Asian602338.33%
Black6246.45%

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tama County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tama County, Iowa is Asian, with 38.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tama County, Iowa is Black, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.77%.

Tama County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.43%
High School10.05%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%

Tama County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.61%
Male Unemployed28.38%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed4.98%

Tama County, Iowa Income

Tama County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,833$65,274
Families$64,215$76,663
Married Families$72,620$
Non Families$28,697$37,388

Tama County, Iowa Marital Status

Tama County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tama County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Tama 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 45To54.

Tama County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Tama County, Iowa Veterans

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,198

Number of Veterans

1,134

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam494
Korea169
First Gulf War152
World War II114
Second Gulf War93

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+367
65 to 74328
35 to 54233
55 to 64232
18 to 3438

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1229.33%
Indian728.60%
Hispanic141.88%
Other43.10%

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tama County, Iowa Employment Status

Tama County, Iowa Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tama County, Iowa Employment by Race

Tama County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Tama County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tama28772831-46-1.60%
Toledo23412187-154-6.58%
Traer17031657-46-2.70%
Dysart13791355-24-1.74%
Le Grand 938935-3-0.32%
Gladbrook945889-56-5.93%
Garwin527508-19-3.61%
Chelsea265261-4-1.51%
Montour249247-2-0.80%
Clutier213209-4-1.88%
Elberon196193-3-1.53%
Lincoln162155-7-4.32%
Vining5049-1-2.00%
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