Dakota City, Iowa Population 2024

744

Dakota City is a city located in Humboldt County Iowa. Dakota City has a 2024 population of 744. It is also the county seat of Humboldt County.Dakota City is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 759 in 2020.

The average household income in Dakota City is $72,833 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dakota City is 38.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Dakota City Demographics

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

  • White: 88.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 7.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,008.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.98% (-15)
The current population of Dakota City, Iowa is 744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 759.

Dakota City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White85788.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander707.25%
Two or more races242.48%
Other race121.24%
Black or African American30.31%
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Dakota City Population by Race

Dakota City Population Pyramid 2024

Dakota City Median Age

38.9

Total

38.3

Male

41.5

Female

Dakota City Adults

There are 674 adults, (107 of whom are seniors) in Dakota City.

Dakota City Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota City Sex Ratio

Female46548.14%
Male50151.86%

Dakota City Population by Age

Dakota City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3912.4778.521.5
Married2013.186.113.9
Non Family1341.1373.126.9
Male333.9460.639.4
Female232.6569.630.4
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dakota 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

Dakota City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dakota 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 other race people with a rate of 40%.

Dakota City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,390

Average Earnings

$53,259

Average Male

$34,000

Average Female

Dakota City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dakota City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dakota City Language

89.95% of Dakota City residents speak only English, while 10.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.22% of the population.

Dakota City Language

Dakota City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White854738.55%
Hispanic201050%
Other12650%
Multiple24416.67%
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8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

6.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota City is Other, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota City is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.28%.

Dakota City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater23.08%
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School13.22%
Some College
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Dakota City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.39%
Female Employed0.84%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Dakota City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dakota City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dakota 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 55-64.

Dakota City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dakota City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Dakota City Veterans by War

count

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Dakota City Veterans by Age

count

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Dakota City Veterans by Race

Dakota City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.1%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota 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

83.33%

Born in Dakota City

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

2.38%

Non Citizen

5.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.34% of Dakota City residents were born in the United States, with 83.33% having been born in Iowa. 2.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Dakota City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029709-7-0.98%
2028716-7-0.97%
2027723-7-0.96%
2026730-7-0.95%
2025737-7-0.94%
2024744-7-0.93%
2023751-7-0.92%
2022758-7-0.92%
202176560.79%
2020759-58-7.1%
201981780.99%
2018809-2-0.25%
201781140.5%
2016807-2-0.25%
2015809-10-1.22%
2014819-7-0.85%
2013826-6-0.72%
2012832-4-0.48%
2011836-1-0.12%
2010837
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Dakota City Population by Year