Carroll, Iowa Population 2021

9,829
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Carroll is a city located in Carroll County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Carroll County. With a 2020 population of 9,829, it is the 44th largest city in Iowa and the 3145th largest city in the United States . Carroll is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,103 in 2010. Carroll reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Carroll has a population density of 1,715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carroll is $66,476 with a poverty rate of 9.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $148,500. The median age in Carroll is 41.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Carroll Demographics

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

  • White: 95.49%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carroll, Iowa is 9,829 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,833.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,103.

Carroll, Iowa Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,189120.06%
202020,177120.06%
201920,165120.06%
201820,153-121-0.60%
201720,274-114-0.56%
201620,388-35-0.17%
201520,423-76-0.37%
201420,499-42-0.20%
201320,541-113-0.55%
201220,654-206-1.00%
201120,860360.17%
201020,8240.00%

Carroll Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,45795.49%
Some Other Race2302.32%
Two or More Races1221.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.65%
Black or African American170.17%
Asian140.14%
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Carroll Population by Race

Carroll Population Pyramid $2021

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Carroll Median Age

41.6


Total

36.8


Male

44.1


Female

Carroll Adults

There are 7,515 adults, (1,911 of whom are seniors) in Carroll.

Carroll Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carroll Sex Ratio

Female

5,080

51.29%

Male

4,824

48.71%

Carroll Population by Age

Carroll Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carroll Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.4%64.6%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
All68.7%31.3%
Male73%27%
Married92.3%7.7%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carroll Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4242.1868.7
Married2,0862.8892.3
Non Family1,7861.1248.5
Female4152.6635.4
Male1373.7573

2.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Carroll Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3144.71%
9th to 12th Grade2223.33%
High School Graduate2,17332.62%
Some College1,49522.44%
Associates Degree73511.03%
Bachelors Degree1,25218.79%
Graduate Degree4717.07%
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Carroll Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carroll Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,4205,9421,684
Hispanic19213429
Other Race1125429
2+ Races848410
Native American2020
Asian1414
Black1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.23%.

Carroll Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,968$52,300$32,358
Less Than 9th Grade$38,448$39,634$10,417
High School Graduate$31,478$33,586$27,143
Some College$36,216$49,773$29,773
Bachelors Degree$62,928$72,679$43,934
Graduate Degree$82,625$95,104$79,205

$40,968

Average Earnings

$52,300

Average Male

$32,358

Average Female

Carroll Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carroll Language by Age

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Carroll Language

96.58% of Carroll residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Carroll Language

Carroll Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1888629.38%
Hispanic3985112.81%
Other2303414.78%

9.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carroll

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carroll is Other, with 14.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carroll is White, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Carroll Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.47%
High School14.17%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%

Carroll Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.44%
Male Unemployed50.65%
Female Employed5.68%
Male Employed3.01%

Carroll Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carroll Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,534$66,476
Families$79,130$86,288
Married Families$90,857-
Non Families$25,252$35,136
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Income by Household Type

Carroll Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carroll Married by Age and Sex

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Carroll 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 55-64.

Carroll Marital Status by Race

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Carroll Marital Status

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552

Number of Veterans

509

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
World War II80
Korea76
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War18

Carroll Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+206
65 to 74151
55 to 64120
35 to 5457
18 to 3418

Carroll Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5177.18%
Hispanic208.30%
Native American2040.82%
2+ Races1517.86%

Carroll Veterans by Race

Carroll Veterans by Education

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8.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carroll Veterans by Education

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Carroll Employment by Age

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Carroll Employment by Race

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Carroll 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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80.85%

Born in Carroll

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Carroll residents were born in the United States, with 80.85% having been born in Iowa. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carroll Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,829-2-0.02%
20209,831-2-0.02%
20199,833-2-0.02%
20189,835-68-0.69%
20179,903-31-0.31%
20169,934-28-0.28%
20159,962-35-0.35%
20149,997-7-0.07%
201310,004-44-0.44%
201210,048-104-1.02%
201110,152170.17%
201010,135290.03%
200010,1065270.54%
19909,579-126-0.13%
19809,7059891.08%
19708,7161,0341.27%
19607,6821,4512.12%
19506,2318421.46%
19405,3896981.40%
19304,6914370.98%
19204,2547081.84%
19103,5466642.10%
19002,8820.00%

Carroll Population by Year