Bettendorf, Iowa Population 2021

36,965
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Bettendorf is a city located in Scott County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 36,965, it is the 15th largest city in Iowa and the 1060th largest city in the United States . Bettendorf is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 11.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,217 in 2010. Bettendorf reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 22 miles, Bettendorf has a population density of 1,736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bettendorf is $106,618 with a poverty rate of 6.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $225,300. The median age in Bettendorf is 40.1 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Bettendorf Demographics

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

  • White: 88.21%
  • Asian: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bettendorf, Iowa is 36,965 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,543.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,217.

Bettendorf, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,68588.21%
Asian2,1936.11%
Two or More Races9542.66%
Black or African American8412.34%
Some Other Race2390.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.02%
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Bettendorf Population by Race

Bettendorf Population Pyramid $2021

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Bettendorf Median Age

40.1


Total

38.2


Male

41.4


Female

Bettendorf Adults

There are 26,861 adults, (5,731 of whom are seniors) in Bettendorf.

Bettendorf Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bettendorf Sex Ratio

Female

18,373

51.15%

Male

17,546

48.85%

Bettendorf Population by Age

Bettendorf Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bettendorf Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.5%46.5%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Male67.3%32.7%
All75.1%24.9%
Married90.1%9.9%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bettendorf Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9852.5675.1
Married7,8723.1590.1
Non Family4,4711.1855.1
Female1,1743.3753.5
Male4683.767.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Bettendorf Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1960.80%
9th to 12th Grade3921.59%
High School Graduate4,76119.32%
Some College4,56318.52%
Associates Degree2,2619.18%
Bachelors Degree7,38429.97%
Graduate Degree5,08220.63%
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Bettendorf Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bettendorf Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,36320,93510,573
Asian1,4791,4211,097
Hispanic909873297
Black577511312
2+ Races282282151
Other Race17417487
Native American77

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 asian people with a rate of 74.17%.

Bettendorf Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,463$65,081$38,271
Less Than 9th Grade$25,417$33,375$
High School Graduate$36,438$45,174$25,736
Some College$37,665$50,625$31,449
Bachelors Degree$61,380$81,218$45,019
Graduate Degree$81,078$105,353$62,795

$50,463

Average Earnings

$65,081

Average Male

$38,271

Average Female

Bettendorf Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bettendorf Language by Age

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Bettendorf Language

91.92% of Bettendorf residents speak only English, while 8.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Bettendorf Language

Bettendorf Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,2401,5705.19%
Multiple95422323.38%
Black83619122.85%
Asian2,1931115.06%
Hispanic1,484996.67%
Other239125.02%

6.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bettendorf

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bettendorf is Multiple, with 23.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bettendorf is Other, with 5.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.23%.

Bettendorf Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.93%
High School6.74%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Bettendorf Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.85%
Female Employed4.25%
Female Unemployed3.08%
Male Employed1.78%

Bettendorf Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bettendorf Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,153$106,618
Families$102,769$128,677
Married Families$113,705-
Non Families$43,517$56,065
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Income by Household Type

Bettendorf Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bettendorf Married by Age and Sex

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Bettendorf 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 35-44.

Bettendorf Marital Status by Race

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Bettendorf Marital Status

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2,731

Number of Veterans

2,601

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam976
First Gulf War575
Second Gulf War408
Korea158
World War II68

Bettendorf Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74747
35 to 54655
75+578
55 to 64545
18 to 34206

Bettendorf Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,60910.81%
Hispanic908.77%
Black8113.80%
2+ Races349.50%
Native American7100.00%

Bettendorf Veterans by Race

Bettendorf Veterans by Education

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5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bettendorf Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bettendorf Employment by Age

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Bettendorf Employment by Race

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Bettendorf 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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53.97%

Born in Bettendorf

93.64%

Native Born

6.36%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

2.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.64% of Bettendorf residents were born in the United States, with 53.97% having been born in Iowa. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bettendorf Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,9652110.57%
202036,7542110.58%
201936,5432110.58%
201836,3325491.53%
201735,7831720.48%
201635,6112240.63%
201535,3873390.97%
201435,0484231.22%
201334,6255211.53%
201234,1044391.30%
201133,6653891.17%
201033,2762,0010.62%
200031,2753,1431.06%
199028,1327510.27%
198027,3815,2552.15%
197022,12610,5926.73%
196011,5346,4028.43%
19505,1321,9895.03%
19403,1433751.28%
19302,7680.00%

Bettendorf Population by Year