Bancroft, Iowa Population 2024

682

Bancroft is a city located in Kossuth County Iowa. Bancroft has a 2024 population of 682. Bancroft is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 697 in 2020.

The average household income in Bancroft is $78,660 with a poverty rate of 13.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bancroft is 41.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Bancroft Demographics

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

  • White: 93.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Black or African American: 3.06%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,225.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.15% (-15)
The current population of Bancroft, Iowa is 682 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 697.

Bancroft, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57793.06%
Two or more races203.23%
Black or African American193.06%
Asian20.32%
Other race20.32%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bancroft Population by Race

Bancroft Population Pyramid 2024

Bancroft Median Age

41.3

Total

35.3

Male

53.1

Female

Bancroft Adults

There are 481 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Bancroft.

Bancroft Age Dependency

108.8

Age Dependency Ratio

62

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bancroft Sex Ratio

Female33153.39%
Male28946.61%

Bancroft Population by Age

Bancroft Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2682.2166.433.6
Non Family1151.1746.153.9
Married942.9188.311.7
Female442.9172.727.3
Male153.866.733.3
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bancroft 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

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.07%.

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,192

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$30,278

Average Female

Bancroft Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bancroft Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bancroft Language

99.13% of Bancroft residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Bancroft Language

Bancroft Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White546549.89%
Black1919100%
Multiple20735%
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13.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bancroft

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bancroft is White, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.55%.

Bancroft Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.53%
Some College7.83%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bancroft Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.04%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed18.9%
showing: 4 rows

Bancroft Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bancroft Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bancroft Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bancroft Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bancroft 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 55-64.

Bancroft Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bancroft Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bancroft Veterans by War

count

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Bancroft Veterans by Age

count

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Bancroft Veterans by Race

Bancroft Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bancroft Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Bancroft Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bancroft Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bancroft 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

69.35%

Born in Bancroft

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Bancroft residents were born in the United States, with 69.35% having been born in Iowa. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bancroft Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029682
2028682
2027682
2026682
2025682
2024682
2023682
2022682
2021682-15-2.15%
2020697111.6%
2019686-12-1.72%
2018698-2-0.29%
2017700-11-1.55%
2016711-8-1.11%
201571910.14%
2014718-7-0.97%
2013725-3-0.41%
2012728-2-0.27%
2011730-5-0.68%
2010735
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Bancroft Population by Year