Curlew, Iowa Population 2024

36

Curlew is a city located in Palo Alto County Iowa. Curlew has a 2024 population of 36. Curlew is currently declining at a rate of -2.7% annually and its population has decreased by -7.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39 in 2020.

The average household income in Curlew is $54,775 with a poverty rate of 18.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Curlew is 57.8 years, 55.5 years for males, and 65.5 years for females.

Curlew Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
47.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.69% (-3)
The current population of Curlew, Iowa is 36 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 39.

Curlew, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Curlew Population by Race

Curlew Population Pyramid 2024

Curlew Median Age

57.8

Total

55.5

Male

65.5

Female

Curlew Adults

There are 38 adults, (20 of whom are seniors) in Curlew.

Curlew Age Dependency

138.9

Age Dependency Ratio

111.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Curlew Sex Ratio

Female1739.53%
Male2660.47%

Curlew Population by Age

Curlew Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All202.159010
Married152.271000
Non Family3033.366.7
Female231000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.18

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

90.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Curlew 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

Curlew Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Curlew 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 81.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.63%.

Curlew Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,667

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$46,250

Average Female

Curlew Earnings by Educational Attainment

Curlew Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Curlew Language

100% of Curlew residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Curlew Language

Curlew Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43818.6%
showing: 1 rows

18.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

29.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Curlew

The race most likely to be in poverty in Curlew is White, with 18.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Curlew is White, with 18.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 25%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16%.

Curlew Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.14%
High School12.5%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Curlew Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed40%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Curlew Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Curlew Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Curlew Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

81.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Curlew Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Curlew Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Curlew Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Curlew Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Curlew Veterans by War

count

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Curlew Veterans by Age

count

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Curlew Veterans by Race

Curlew Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Curlew Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Curlew Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Curlew Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Curlew 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

67.44%

Born in Curlew

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Curlew residents were born in the United States, with 67.44% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Curlew Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931-1-3.13%
202832-1-3.03%
202733-1-2.94%
202634-1-2.86%
202535-1-2.78%
202436-1-2.7%
202337-1-2.63%
202238-1-2.56%
202139
202039-15-27.78%
201954-1-1.82%
201855-1-1.79%
201756
201656-1-1.75%
20155711.79%
201456
201356-1-1.75%
201257-1-1.72%
201158
201058
showing: 20 rows

Curlew Population by Year