Eldon, Iowa Population 2024

767

Eldon is a city located in Wapello County Iowa. Eldon has a 2024 population of 767. Eldon is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 785 in 2020.

The average household income in Eldon is $53,731 with a poverty rate of 20.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eldon is 45.7 years, 44 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Eldon Demographics

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

  • White: 92.9%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
689.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.29% (-18)
The current population of Eldon, Iowa is 767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 785.

Eldon, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White66792.9%
Two or more races354.87%
Asian91.25%
Other race70.97%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eldon Population by Race

Eldon Population Pyramid 2024

Eldon Median Age

45.7

Total

44

Male

46.9

Female

Eldon Adults

There are 562 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Eldon.

Eldon Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldon Sex Ratio

Female38253.2%
Male33646.8%

Eldon Population by Age

Eldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3212.2479.820.2
Non Family1341.1461.238.8
Married1313.1494.75.3
Female403.088515
Male161.941000
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eldon 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

Eldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.67%.

Eldon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,958

Average Earnings

$40,179

Average Male

$23,676

Average Female

Eldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eldon Language

98.69% of Eldon residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Eldon Language

Eldon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White66714020.99%
Asian9666.67%
Hispanic1715.88%
Multiple3512.86%
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20.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

23.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eldon is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldon is Multiple, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.29%.

Eldon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.77%
High School19.72%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Eldon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70%
Male Employed11.25%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Unemployed
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Eldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eldon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eldon 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 35-44.

Eldon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eldon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Eldon Veterans by War

count

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Eldon Veterans by Age

count

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Eldon Veterans by Race

Eldon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Eldon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eldon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eldon 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

77.3%

Born in Eldon

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Eldon residents were born in the United States, with 77.3% having been born in Iowa. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eldon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029742-5-0.67%
2028747-5-0.66%
2027752-5-0.66%
2026757-5-0.66%
2025762-5-0.65%
2024767-5-0.65%
2023772-5-0.64%
2022777-5-0.64%
2021782-3-0.38%
2020785-136-14.77%
201992110.11%
2018920-2-0.22%
2017922-5-0.54%
201692710.11%
2015926
2014926-2-0.22%
201392840.43%
2012924-2-0.22%
2011926-7-0.75%
2010933
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Eldon Population by Year