Earlham, Iowa Population 2024

1,435

Earlham is a city located in Madison County Iowa. Earlham has a 2024 population of 1,435. Earlham is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,413 in 2020.

The average household income in Earlham is $101,414 with a poverty rate of 1.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Earlham is 41.1 years, 36.9 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Earlham Demographics

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

  • White: 95.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.27%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,483.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.56% (22)
The current population of Earlham, Iowa is 1,435 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,413.

Earlham, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,30495.39%
Two or more races322.34%
Black or African American312.27%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Earlham Population by Race

Earlham Population Pyramid 2024

Earlham Median Age

41.1

Total

36.9

Male

43.2

Female

Earlham Adults

There are 1,002 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Earlham.

Earlham Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Earlham Sex Ratio

Female67149.09%
Male69650.91%

Earlham Population by Age

Earlham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5232.6181.318.7
Married3143.1293.96.1
Non Family1261.167.532.5
Female573.4638.661.4
Male26288.511.5
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Earlham 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

Earlham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Earlham 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 97.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.61%.

Earlham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,200

Average Earnings

$68,250

Average Male

$47,237

Average Female

Earlham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Earlham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Earlham Language

97.96% of Earlham residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Earlham Language

Earlham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,294201.55%
Multiple3213.13%
showing: 2 rows

1.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.15%

Male Poverty Rate

1.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Earlham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Earlham is Multiple, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Earlham is White, with 1.55% 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 2.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.98%.

Earlham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.88%
High School3.77%
Some College0.81%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Earlham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.44%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Earlham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Earlham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Earlham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Earlham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Earlham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Earlham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Earlham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Earlham Veterans by War

count

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Earlham Veterans by Age

count

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Earlham Veterans by Race

Earlham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Earlham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.7%

Labor Force Participation

80%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Earlham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Earlham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Earlham 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

79.44%

Born in Earlham

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Earlham residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Earlham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,46560.41%
20281,45960.41%
20271,45360.41%
20261,44760.42%
20251,44160.42%
20241,43560.42%
20231,42960.42%
20221,42360.42%
20211,41740.28%
20201,41380.57%
20191,405-3-0.21%
20181,408100.72%
20171,39860.43%
20161,392-15-1.07%
20151,40720.14%
20141,405
20131,405-21-1.47%
20121,426-17-1.18%
20111,443-4-0.28%
20101,447
showing: 20 rows

Earlham Population by Year