Carson, Iowa Population 2024

765

Carson is a city located in Pottawattamie County Iowa. Carson has a 2024 population of 765. Carson is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 768 in 2020.

The average household income in Carson is $77,385 with a poverty rate of 7.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carson is 42.3 years, 42.6 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Carson Demographics

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

  • White: 96.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.41%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,167.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.39% (-3)
The current population of Carson, Iowa is 765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 768.

Carson, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73496.33%
Two or more races263.41%
Native American20.26%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Carson Population by Race

Carson Population Pyramid 2024

Carson Median Age

42.3

Total

42.6

Male

41.5

Female

Carson Adults

There are 600 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Carson.

Carson Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson Sex Ratio

Female40052.49%
Male36247.51%

Carson Population by Age

Carson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3172.477.322.7
Married1463.1493.86.2
Non Family1311.469.530.5
Female333.2136.463.6
Male72.1471.428.6
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carson 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

Carson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.86%.

Carson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,962

Average Earnings

$46,406

Average Male

$45,250

Average Female

Carson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carson Language

99.31% of Carson residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Carson Language

Carson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White732598.06%
showing: 1 rows

7.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson is White, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson is White, with 8.06% 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 6.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.5%.

Carson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.51%
High School18.04%
Some College3.92%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Carson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed1.24%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Carson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carson 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 45-54.

Carson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Carson Veterans by War

count

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Carson Veterans by Age

count

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Carson Veterans by Race

Carson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Carson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carson 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

57.35%

Born in Carson

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Carson residents were born in the United States, with 57.35% having been born in Iowa. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Carson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029765
2028765
2027765
2026765
2025765
2024765
2023765
2022765
2021765-3-0.39%
2020768-43-5.3%
2019811-3-0.37%
201881440.49%
2017810-3-0.37%
201681320.25%
201581120.25%
201480960.75%
2013803-1-0.12%
2012804-3-0.37%
2011807-4-0.49%
2010811
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Carson Population by Year