Anamosa, Iowa Population 2024

5,541

Anamosa is a city located in Jones County Iowa. Anamosa has a 2024 population of 5,541. It is also the county seat of Jones County.Anamosa is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,447 in 2020.

The average household income in Anamosa is $74,122 with a poverty rate of 19.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Anamosa is 42 years, 43.5 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Anamosa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Anamosa was:

  • White: 87.71%
  • Black or African American: 6.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,195.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.73% (94)
The current population of Anamosa, Iowa is 5,541 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,447.

Anamosa, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,81887.71%
Black or African American3536.43%
Two or more races1502.73%
Asian1112.02%
Other race430.78%
Native American180.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Anamosa Population by Race

Anamosa Population Pyramid 2024

Anamosa Median Age

42

Total

43.5

Male

41.8

Female

Anamosa Adults

There are 4,572 adults, (1,045 of whom are seniors) in Anamosa.

Anamosa Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Anamosa Sex Ratio

Female2,49145.35%
Male3,00254.65%

Anamosa Population by Age

Anamosa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9172.3374.125.9
Married6982.888.411.6
Non Family6781.5174.225.8
Female4462.7751.348.7
Male952.6575.824.2
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2.69

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Anamosa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Anamosa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anamosa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.1%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.65%.

Anamosa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,707

Average Earnings

$59,127

Average Male

$42,830

Average Female

Anamosa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anamosa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Anamosa Language

97.58% of Anamosa residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Anamosa Language

Anamosa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,17281119.44%
Hispanic443477.27%
Other433376.74%
Multiple9111.1%
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19.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

20.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anamosa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anamosa is Hispanic, with 77.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anamosa is Multiple, with 1.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.37%.

Anamosa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.82%
Less Than 9th Grade20.96%
Bachelors or Greater8.83%
Some College5.52%
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Anamosa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed91.3%
Male Unemployed38.1%
Male Employed2.3%
Female Employed2.2%
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Anamosa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anamosa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Anamosa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Anamosa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Anamosa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Anamosa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Anamosa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

457

Number of Veterans

446

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Anamosa Veterans by War

count

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Anamosa Veterans by Age

count

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Anamosa Veterans by Race

Anamosa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anamosa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Anamosa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Anamosa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Anamosa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.32%

Born in Anamosa

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Anamosa residents were born in the United States, with 69.32% having been born in Iowa. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Anamosa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,591100.18%
20285,581100.18%
20275,571100.18%
20265,561100.18%
20255,551100.18%
20245,541100.18%
20235,531100.18%
20225,521100.18%
20215,511641.17%
20205,447-91-1.64%
20195,538270.49%
20185,511340.62%
20175,4771122.09%
20165,365-75-1.38%
20155,440-62-1.13%
20145,502520.95%
20135,450-104-1.87%
20125,554-92-1.63%
20115,646931.67%
20105,553591.07%
20005,4943947.73%
19905,1001422.86%
19804,95856912.96%
19704,389-227-4.92%
19604,61670618.06%
19503,910-159-3.91%
19404,06949013.69%
19303,57969824.23%
19202,881-102-3.42%
19102,983923.18%
19002,891
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Anamosa Population by Year