Dow City, Iowa Population 2024

458

Dow City is a city located in Crawford County Iowa. Dow City has a 2024 population of 458. Dow City is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -5.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 483 in 2020.

The average household income in Dow City is $70,013 with a poverty rate of 16.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dow City is 47.1 years, 41.3 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Dow City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.7%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Native American: 1.7%
  • Other race: 1.46%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,433.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.18% (-25)
The current population of Dow City, Iowa is 458 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 483.

Dow City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38192.7%
Two or more races174.14%
Native American71.7%
Other race61.46%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dow City Population by Race

Dow City Population Pyramid 2024

Dow City Median Age

47.1

Total

41.3

Male

48.3

Female

Dow City Adults

There are 344 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Dow City.

Dow City Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dow City Sex Ratio

Female18545.01%
Male22654.99%

Dow City Population by Age

Dow City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2002.066733
Non Family971.3244.355.7
Married792.5794.95.1
Female213.1966.733.3
Male34.3366.733.3
showing: 5 rows

2.65

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dow 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

Dow City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dow City 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 white people with a rate of 4.53%.

Dow City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,813

Average Earnings

$40,804

Average Male

$33,558

Average Female

Dow City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dow City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dow City Language

95.98% of Dow City residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Dow City Language

Dow City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3796717.68%
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16.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.04%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dow City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dow City is White, with 17.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dow City is White, with 17.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.61%.

Dow City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25%
Some College17.65%
High School16.98%
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
showing: 4 rows

Dow City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.5%
Male Employed9.87%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dow City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dow City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dow City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dow City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dow City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dow City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dow City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dow City Veterans by War

count

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Dow City Veterans by Age

count

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Dow City Veterans by Race

Dow City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dow City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.3%

Labor Force Participation

75.7%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dow City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dow City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dow 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

71.29%

Born in Dow City

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.7%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Dow City residents were born in the United States, with 71.29% having been born in Iowa. 1.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dow City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029428-6-1.38%
2028434-6-1.36%
2027440-6-1.35%
2026446-6-1.33%
2025452-6-1.31%
2024458-6-1.29%
2023464-6-1.28%
2022470-6-1.26%
2021476-7-1.45%
2020483-5-1.02%
2019488-5-1.01%
201849310.2%
201749210.2%
2016491-1-0.2%
2015492-2-0.4%
2014494-11-2.18%
2013505-1-0.2%
201250661.2%
2011500-1-0.2%
2010501
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Dow City Population by Year