Avoca, Iowa Population 2021

1,513
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Avoca is a city located in Pottawattamie County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,513, it is the 199th largest city in Iowa and the 8677th largest city in the United States . Avoca is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,506 in 2010. Avoca reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Avoca has a population density of 633 people per square mile.

The average household income in Avoca is $70,785 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $119,500. The median age in Avoca is 35.9 years, 31.8 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Avoca Demographics

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

  • White: 98.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Avoca, Iowa is 1,513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,521.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,506.

Avoca, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39298.51%
Two or More Races171.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.28%
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Avoca Population by Race

Avoca Population Pyramid $2021

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Avoca Median Age

35.9


Total

31.8


Male

40


Female

Avoca Adults

There are 1,039 adults, (235 of whom are seniors) in Avoca.

Avoca Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoca Sex Ratio

Female

746

52.80%

Male

667

47.20%

Avoca Population by Age

Avoca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Avoca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.4%71.6%
Non Family67%33%
All71.8%28.2%
Married90.3%9.7%
Male100%0%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avoca Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6002.3671.8
Married2773.0390.3
Non Family2091.1467
Female1023.0428.4
Male122.25100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Avoca Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.32%
9th to 12th Grade606.35%
High School Graduate29431.11%
Some College24626.03%
Associates Degree14515.34%
Bachelors Degree14815.66%
Graduate Degree495.19%
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Avoca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Avoca Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White925866189
Hispanic128
2+ Races888
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Avoca Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,938$52,083$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$21,719$$
High School Graduate$33,438$34,500$22,917
Some College$40,147$59,643$28,438
Bachelors Degree$54,167$68,750$46,250
Graduate Degree$58,750$$66,250

$40,938

Average Earnings

$52,083

Average Male

$31,875

Average Female

Avoca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avoca Language by Age

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Avoca Language

99.69% of Avoca residents speak only English, while 0.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Avoca Language

Avoca Poverty by Race

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12.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.20%

Male Poverty Rate

16.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avoca is White, with 12.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avoca is White, with 12.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.85%.

Avoca Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.46%
High School5.10%
Less Than 9th Grade4.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%

Avoca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed4.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Avoca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Avoca Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,389$70,785
Families$76,161$80,100
Married Families$93,750-
Non Families$40,486$45,704
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Income by Household Type

Avoca Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Avoca Married by Age and Sex

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Avoca 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 55-64.

Avoca Marital Status by Race

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Avoca Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War21
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War14
World War II6
Korea

Avoca Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423
75+18
55 to 6415
65 to 748
18 to 345

Avoca Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White696.72%
Hispanic421.05%

Avoca Veterans by Race

Avoca Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoca Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Avoca Employment by Age

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Avoca Employment by Race

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Avoca 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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63.77%

Born in Avoca

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Avoca residents were born in the United States, with 63.77% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Avoca Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,513-4-0.26%
20201,517-4-0.26%
20191,521-4-0.26%
20181,525110.73%
20171,51420.13%
20161,512151.00%
20151,497-5-0.33%
20141,5020.00%
20131,502-3-0.20%
20121,505-7-0.46%
20111,51240.27%
20101,5080.00%

Avoca Population by Year