Tama County, Iowa Population 2019

Tama County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,058 with a growth rate of -0.70% 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
201717,058-121-0.70%
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
White15,198
American Indian and Alaska Native1,331
Two or More Races298
Some Other Race235
Black or African American105
Asian62
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Tama County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500600700 Male Population100200300400500600700 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Tama County, Iowa Median Age

43.2


Total

42.4


Male

43.8


Female

Tama County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,064 adults, (3,289 of whom are seniors) in Tama County, Iowa.

Tama County, Iowa Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tama County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,706

50.51%

Male

8,530

49.49%

Tama County, Iowa Households and Families

Tama County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Tama County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female55.8%44.2%
Male51.2%48.8%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tama County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6752.5277.4
Married3,6893.0588.8
Non Family2,0721.267.4
Female6173.3655.8
Male2973.4351.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade4844.13%
9th to 12th Grade5554.73%
High School Graduate4,73140.34%
Some College2,43820.79%
Associates Degree1,58513.52%
Bachelors Degree1,41512.07%
Graduate Degree5194.43%

Tama County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2879,7111,859
Native American70657763
Hispanic6142799
Other Race9941
Multiple Races8080
Black4839
Asian48413
Islander774

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.14%.

Tama County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,861$42,161$27,251
Less Than High School$24,091$31,188$21,556
High School Grad$31,912$38,851$23,981
Some College$32,551$44,237$26,371
Bachelors Degree$48,097$51,481$42,159
Graduate Degree$50,822$52,292$50,144

$34,861

Average Earnings

$42,161

Average Male

$27,251

Average Female

Tama County, Iowa Language

Tama County, Iowa Language by Age

Tama County, Iowa Language

89.61% of Tama County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 10.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.47% of the population.

Tama County, Iowa Poverty

Tama County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7301,2599.17%
Hispanic1,49241727.95%
Native1,30520916.02%
Multiple2797025.09%
Other2314017.32%
Black882629.55%
Asian621829.03%

11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tama County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tama County, Iowa is Black, with 29.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tama County, Iowa is White, with 9.17% 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 11.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Tama County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.54%
High School9.06%
Some College7.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Tama County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.51%
Male Unemployed26.06%
Female Employed5.72%
Male Employed4.12%

Tama County, Iowa Income

Tama County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,110$68,392
Families$67,415$80,667
Married Families$77,068$89,543
Non Families$28,799$37,850

Tama County, Iowa Marital Status

Tama County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

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


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

Tama County, Iowa Veterans

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,126

Number of Veterans

1,076

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam508
First Gulf War147
Korea97
Second Gulf War95
World War II76

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74323
75+299
55 to 64239
35 to 54217
18 to 3448

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0468.84%
Indian758.57%
Hispanic141.77%
Other53.45%

Tama County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tama County, Iowa Employment Status

Tama County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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