Charles City, Iowa Population 2024

7,103

Charles City is a city located in Floyd County Iowa. Charles City has a 2024 population of 7,103. It is also the county seat of Floyd County.Charles City is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,379 in 2020.

The average household income in Charles City is $66,025 with a poverty rate of 13.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Charles City is 45.2 years, 39.5 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Charles City Demographics

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

  • White: 89.44%
  • Two or more races: 5.17%
  • Asian: 3.14%
  • Black or African American: 2%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Native American:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,142.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.74% (-276)
The current population of Charles City, Iowa is 7,103 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,379.

Charles City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,58689.44%
Two or more races3815.17%
Asian2313.14%
Black or African American1472%
Other race120.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.1%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Charles City Population by Race

Charles City Population Pyramid 2024

Charles City Median Age

45.2

Total

39.5

Male

48.9

Female

Charles City Adults

There are 5,858 adults, (1,896 of whom are seniors) in Charles City.

Charles City Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Charles City Sex Ratio

Female3,86852.53%
Male3,49647.47%

Charles City Population by Age

Charles City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3502.1368.331.7
Non Family1,5791.1947.752.3
Married1,3452.8895.34.7
Female3753.1856.543.5
Male513.7178.421.6
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charles City 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

Charles City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charles City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.43%.

Charles City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,117

Average Earnings

$47,946

Average Male

$30,932

Average Female

Charles City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charles City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charles City Language

91.83% of Charles City residents speak only English, while 8.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Charles City Language

Charles City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,07574812.31%
Multiple38116743.83%
Hispanic53912523.19%
Black1472114.29%
Other1212100%
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13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charles City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charles City is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charles City is White, with 12.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.74%.

Charles City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.44%
High School13.55%
Some College9.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%
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Charles City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.61%
Male Unemployed51.56%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed2.09%
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Charles City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charles City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charles City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Charles City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charles City 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.

Charles City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charles City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

613

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Charles City Veterans by War

count

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Charles City Veterans by Age

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Charles City Veterans by Race

Charles City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charles City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Charles City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charles City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charles City 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

75.27%

Born in Charles City

93.7%

Native Born

6.3%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

5.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.7% of Charles City residents were born in the United States, with 75.27% having been born in Iowa. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Charles City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,763-68-1%
20286,831-68-0.99%
20276,899-68-0.98%
20266,967-68-0.97%
20257,035-68-0.96%
20247,103-68-0.95%
20237,171-68-0.94%
20227,239-68-0.93%
20217,307-72-0.98%
20207,379741.01%
20197,305-88-1.19%
20187,393-5-0.07%
20177,398-57-0.76%
20167,455110.15%
20157,444-46-0.61%
20147,490-11-0.15%
20137,501-30-0.4%
20127,531-23-0.3%
20117,554-105-1.37%
20107,659-153-1.96%
20007,812-66-0.84%
19907,878-900-10.25%
19808,778-490-5.29%
19709,268-696-6.99%
19609,964-345-3.35%
195010,3091,62818.75%
19408,6816427.99%
19308,0396899.37%
19207,3501,45824.75%
19105,8921,66539.39%
19004,2271,42550.86%
18902,802
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Charles City Population by Year