Barnum, Iowa Population 2024

168

Barnum is a city located in Webster County Iowa. Barnum has a 2024 population of 168. Barnum is currently declining at a rate of -1.75% annually and its population has decreased by -5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 177 in 2020.

The average household income in Barnum is $76,489 with a poverty rate of 7.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Barnum is 27.1 years, 19.5 years for males, and 28.7 years for females.

Barnum Demographics

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

  • White: 96.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
457.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.08% (-9)
The current population of Barnum, Iowa is 168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 177.

Barnum, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29496.71%
Two or more races103.29%
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

Barnum Population by Race

Barnum Population Pyramid 2024

Barnum Median Age

27.1

Total

19.5

Male

28.7

Female

Barnum Adults

There are 173 adults, (18 of whom are seniors) in Barnum.

Barnum Age Dependency

96.1

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

84.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnum Sex Ratio

Female10634.87%
Male19865.13%

Barnum Population by Age

Barnum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1092.7993.66.4
Married603.471000
Male222.451000
Non Family201.256535
Female72.431000
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barnum 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

Barnum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barnum 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 95.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.25%.

Barnum Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$64,583

Average Earnings

$78,697

Average Male

$

Average Female

Barnum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barnum Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barnum Language

98.17% of Barnum residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Barnum Language

Barnum Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White294248.16%
showing: 1 rows

7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.54%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barnum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barnum is White, with 8.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barnum is White, with 8.16% 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 12.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.15%.

Barnum Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School17.78%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Barnum Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed60%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Barnum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barnum Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barnum Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

66.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnum Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barnum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Barnum Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barnum Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Barnum Veterans by War

count

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Barnum Veterans by Age

count

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Barnum Veterans by Race

Barnum Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnum Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76%

Labor Force Participation

73.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Barnum Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barnum Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barnum 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

83.55%

Born in Barnum

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Barnum residents were born in the United States, with 83.55% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Barnum Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029153-3-1.92%
2028156-3-1.89%
2027159-3-1.85%
2026162-3-1.82%
2025165-3-1.79%
2024168-3-1.75%
2023171-3-1.72%
2022174-3-1.69%
2021177
2020177-4-2.21%
2019181-3-1.63%
2018184-1-0.54%
2017185-2-1.07%
2016187-1-0.53%
2015188
2014188-1-0.53%
2013189-1-0.53%
2012190-2-1.04%
201119221.05%
2010190
showing: 20 rows

Barnum Population by Year