Avoca, Iowa Population 2024

1,657

Avoca is a city located in Pottawattamie County Iowa. Avoca has a 2024 population of 1,657. Avoca is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,688 in 2020.

The average household income in Avoca is $84,988 with a poverty rate of 10.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Avoca is 45.8 years, 42.4 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Avoca Demographics

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

  • White: 96.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
693.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.84% (-31)
The current population of Avoca, Iowa is 1,657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,688.

Avoca, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33396.95%
Two or more races271.96%
Native American60.44%
Other race60.44%
Asian30.22%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Avoca Population by Race

Avoca Population Pyramid 2024

Avoca Median Age

45.8

Total

42.4

Male

46.9

Female

Avoca Adults

There are 1,118 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in Avoca.

Avoca Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoca Sex Ratio

Female73953.75%
Male63646.25%

Avoca Population by Age

Avoca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6692.0572.627.4
Married2982.6394.65.4
Non Family2931.1358.741.3
Female653.2229.270.8
Male133.311000
showing: 5 rows

2.65

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Avoca 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

Avoca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Avoca Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Avoca Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,917

Average Earnings

$53,929

Average Male

$39,632

Average Female

Avoca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avoca Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Avoca Language

99.45% of Avoca residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Avoca Language

Avoca Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,32513310.04%
Other66100%
showing: 2 rows

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.4%

Male Poverty Rate

14.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoca

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avoca is White, with 10.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.2%.

Avoca Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Some College5.88%
High School4.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
showing: 4 rows

Avoca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.5%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Avoca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Avoca Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Avoca Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Avoca Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Avoca Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

145

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Avoca Veterans by War

count

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Avoca Veterans by Age

count

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Avoca Veterans by Race

Avoca Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoca Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Avoca Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Avoca Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Avoca 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

60.65%

Born in Avoca

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Avoca residents were born in the United States, with 60.65% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Avoca Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,612-9-0.56%
20281,621-9-0.55%
20271,630-9-0.55%
20261,639-9-0.55%
20251,648-9-0.54%
20241,657-9-0.54%
20231,666-9-0.54%
20221,675-9-0.53%
20211,684-4-0.24%
20201,68816210.62%
20191,526-3-0.2%
20181,529120.79%
20171,51720.13%
20161,515151%
20151,500-4-0.27%
20141,504
20131,504-3-0.2%
20121,507-7-0.46%
20111,51450.33%
20101,509
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Avoca Population by Year