Anita, Iowa Population 2024

977

Anita is a city located in Cass County Iowa. Anita has a 2024 population of 977. Anita is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 965 in 2020.

The average household income in Anita is $79,075 with a poverty rate of 13.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Anita is 52.9 years, 56.2 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Anita Demographics

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

  • White: 98.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
549.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.24% (12)
The current population of Anita, Iowa is 977 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 965.

Anita, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White95598.05%
Two or more races191.95%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Anita Population by Race

Anita Population Pyramid 2024

Anita Median Age

52.9

Total

56.2

Male

46.3

Female

Anita Adults

There are 794 adults, (289 of whom are seniors) in Anita.

Anita Age Dependency

92.9

Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Anita Sex Ratio

Female50651.95%
Male46848.05%

Anita Population by Age

Anita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4392.1487.712.3
Married2082.9292.87.2
Non Family1951.1784.615.4
Female212.5771.428.6
Male153.28020
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Anita 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

Anita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anita 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 93.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.83%.

Anita Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,583

Average Earnings

$49,280

Average Male

$39,500

Average Female

Anita Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anita Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Anita Language

98.51% of Anita residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Anita Language

Anita Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White91810511.44%
Multiple1313100%
Hispanic44100%
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13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.89%

Male Poverty Rate

9.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anita is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anita is White, with 11.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.07%.

Anita Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32%
Some College16.95%
High School10.3%
Bachelors or Greater9.4%
showing: 4 rows

Anita Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.65%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed4.23%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Anita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anita Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Anita Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Anita Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Anita Marriage

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

Anita Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Anita Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Anita Veterans by War

count

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Anita Veterans by Age

count

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Anita Veterans by Race

Anita Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anita Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Anita Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Anita Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Anita 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

86.76%

Born in Anita

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Anita residents were born in the United States, with 86.76% having been born in Iowa. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Anita Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,00760.6%
20281,00160.6%
202799560.61%
202698960.61%
202598360.61%
202497760.62%
202397160.62%
202296560.63%
2021959-6-0.62%
2020965687.58%
2019897-11-1.21%
2018908-16-1.73%
2017924-6-0.65%
2016930-17-1.8%
2015947-4-0.42%
2014951-3-0.31%
201395430.32%
2012951-8-0.83%
2011959-17-1.74%
2010976
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Anita Population by Year