Ackley, Iowa Population 2021

1,476
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Ackley is a city located in Hardin County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,476, it is the 204th largest city in Iowa and the 8772nd largest city in the United States . Ackley is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -7.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,589 in 2010. Ackley reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Ackley has a population density of 596 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ackley is $76,819 with a poverty rate of 11.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $544 per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Ackley is 41 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Ackley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ackleywas:

  • White: 95.81%
  • Other race: 3.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ackley, Iowa is 1,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,498.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,589.

Ackley, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74095.81%
Some Other Race653.58%
Two or More Races110.61%
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Ackley Population by Race

Ackley Population Pyramid $2021

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Ackley Median Age

41


Total

39.6


Male

41.8


Female

Ackley Adults

There are 1,398 adults, (373 of whom are seniors) in Ackley.

Ackley Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ackley Sex Ratio

Female

952

52.42%

Male

864

47.58%

Ackley Population by Age

Ackley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ackley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female75.9%24.1%
Male76.7%23.3%
All79.7%20.3%
Married88.2%11.8%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ackley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7442.3779.7
Married3993.0788.2
Non Family2731.1668.1
Male43376.7
Female293.0375.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Ackley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.00%
9th to 12th Grade634.85%
High School Graduate40531.20%
Some College27721.34%
Associates Degree17813.71%
Bachelors Degree25319.49%
Graduate Degree836.39%
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Ackley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ackley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1431,077310
Hispanic14410826
Other Race36348
2+ Races1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.12%.

Ackley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,772$42,143$28,077
Less Than 9th Grade$25,750$25,250$
High School Graduate$33,631$37,574$20,417
Some College$38,355$48,438$25,208
Bachelors Degree$41,250$60,481$33,438
Graduate Degree$81,875$91,250$71,250

$37,772

Average Earnings

$42,143

Average Male

$28,077

Average Female

Ackley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ackley Language by Age

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Ackley Language

84.28% of Ackley residents speak only English, while 15.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.96% of the population.

Ackley Language

Ackley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,45415410.59%
Hispanic2964414.86%

11.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ackley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ackley is Hispanic, with 14.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ackley is White, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.24%.

Ackley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.47%
Some College11.53%
High School6.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ackley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.47%

Ackley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ackley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,292$76,819
Families$79,185$99,639
Married Families$85,417-
Non Families$25,583$35,023
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Income by Household Type

Ackley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ackley Married by Age and Sex

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Ackley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ackley Marital Status by Race

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Ackley Marital Status

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101

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
Korea16
World War II14
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War3

Ackley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+48
65 to 7426
35 to 5413
55 to 6411
18 to 343

Ackley Veterans by Age

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Ackley Veterans by Race

Ackley Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ackley Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ackley Employment by Age

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Ackley Employment by Race

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Ackley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.35%

Born in Ackley

94.11%

Native Born

5.89%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.11% of Ackley residents were born in the United States, with 79.35% having been born in Iowa. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ackley Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,476-11-0.74%
20201,487-11-0.73%
20191,498-11-0.73%
20181,509-11-0.72%
20171,520-17-1.11%
20161,537-9-0.58%
20151,546-12-0.77%
20141,558-2-0.13%
20131,560-13-0.83%
20121,573-2-0.13%
20111,575-17-1.07%
20101,5920.00%

Ackley Population by Year