Bettendorf, Iowa Population 2024

39,962

Bettendorf is a city located in Scott County Iowa. Bettendorf has a 2024 population of 39,962. Bettendorf is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,121 in 2020.

The average household income in Bettendorf is $130,814 with a poverty rate of 7.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bettendorf is 39.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Bettendorf Demographics

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

  • White: 85.09%
  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Two or more races: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.72%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
21.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,876.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.15% (841)
The current population of Bettendorf, Iowa is 39,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 39,121.

Bettendorf, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,18285.09%
Asian2,6126.7%
Two or more races2,2245.7%
Black or African American6701.72%
Other race2780.71%
Native American310.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bettendorf Population by Race

Bettendorf Population Pyramid 2024

Bettendorf Median Age

39.2

Total

39.4

Male

39

Female

Bettendorf Adults

There are 28,994 adults, (6,721 of whom are seniors) in Bettendorf.

Bettendorf Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bettendorf Sex Ratio

Female20,07551.48%
Male18,92248.52%

Bettendorf Population by Age

Bettendorf Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,6122.4875.824.2
Married8,5113.192.97.1
Non Family5,0061.175743
Female1,3883.0152.747.3
Male7073.3748.851.2
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bettendorf 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

Bettendorf Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bettendorf 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 98.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.14%.

Bettendorf Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$64,626

Average Earnings

$79,797

Average Male

$49,803

Average Female

Bettendorf Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bettendorf Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bettendorf Language

92.99% of Bettendorf residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Bettendorf Language

Bettendorf Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White31,9441,9356.06%
Multiple2,22050322.66%
Hispanic1,95847624.31%
Black65812118.39%
Other2788831.65%
Asian2,612602.3%
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7.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.17%

Male Poverty Rate

9.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bettendorf

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bettendorf is Other, with 31.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bettendorf is Asian, with 2.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.78%.

Bettendorf Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.86%
Some College7.55%
High School7.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
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Bettendorf Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.82%
Male Unemployed19.94%
Female Employed6.51%
Male Employed1.49%
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Bettendorf Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bettendorf Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bettendorf Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bettendorf Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bettendorf Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,271

Number of Veterans

2,195

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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Bettendorf Veterans by War

count

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Bettendorf Veterans by Age

count

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Bettendorf Veterans by Race

Bettendorf Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bettendorf Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bettendorf Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bettendorf Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bettendorf 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

54.79%

Born in Bettendorf

93.69%

Native Born

6.31%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

3.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.69% of Bettendorf residents were born in the United States, with 54.79% having been born in Iowa. 2.44% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202940,9972070.51%
202840,7902070.51%
202740,5832070.51%
202640,3762070.52%
202540,1692070.52%
202439,9622070.52%
202339,7552070.52%
202239,5482070.53%
202139,3412200.56%
202039,1212,5486.97%
201936,5732170.6%
201836,3565231.46%
201735,8331730.49%
201635,6602410.68%
201535,4193410.97%
201435,0784291.24%
201334,6495261.54%
201234,1234471.33%
201133,6763951.19%
201033,2812,0066.41%
200031,2753,14311.17%
199028,1327512.74%
198027,3815,25523.75%
197022,12610,59291.83%
196011,5346,402124.75%
19505,1321,98963.28%
19403,14337513.55%
19302,768
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Bettendorf Population by Year