Blakesburg, Iowa Population 2024

267

Blakesburg is a city located in Wapello County Iowa. Blakesburg has a 2024 population of 267. Blakesburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -2.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 273 in 2020.

The average household income in Blakesburg is $55,672 with a poverty rate of 21.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blakesburg is 46 years, 46.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Blakesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 83.19%
  • Two or more races: 15.97%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
993.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.2% (-6)
The current population of Blakesburg, Iowa is 267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 273.

Blakesburg, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19883.19%
Two or more races3815.97%
Asian20.84%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blakesburg Population by Race

Blakesburg Population Pyramid 2024

Blakesburg Median Age

46

Total

46.4

Male

39

Female

Blakesburg Adults

There are 190 adults, (71 of whom are seniors) in Blakesburg.

Blakesburg Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Blakesburg Sex Ratio

Female14560.92%
Male9339.08%

Blakesburg Population by Age

Blakesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1102.166040
Non Family48058.341.7
Married303.193.36.7
Female283.0721.478.6
Male42.751000
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blakesburg 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

Blakesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blakesburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Blakesburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,031

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Blakesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blakesburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blakesburg Language

99.13% of Blakesburg residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Blakesburg Language

Blakesburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple383592.11%
White198178.59%
showing: 2 rows

21.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.9%

Male Poverty Rate

27.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blakesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blakesburg is Multiple, with 92.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blakesburg is White, with 8.59% 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 19.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.24%.

Blakesburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.22%
Some College12%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Blakesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Blakesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blakesburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blakesburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Blakesburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blakesburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Blakesburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blakesburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Blakesburg Veterans by War

count

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Blakesburg Veterans by Age

count

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Blakesburg Veterans by Race

Blakesburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blakesburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Blakesburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blakesburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blakesburg 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

73.11%

Born in Blakesburg

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Blakesburg residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Iowa. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blakesburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029257-2-0.77%
2028259-2-0.77%
2027261-2-0.76%
2026263-2-0.75%
2025265-2-0.75%
2024267-2-0.74%
2023269-2-0.74%
2022271-2-0.73%
2021273
2020273-13-4.55%
2019286
2018286-3-1.04%
2017289-1-0.34%
2016290-1-0.34%
2015291-2-0.68%
2014293-1-0.34%
201329410.34%
2012293-2-0.68%
2011295-2-0.67%
2010297
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Blakesburg Population by Year