Estherville, Iowa Population 2024

5,700

Estherville is a city located in Emmet County Iowa. Estherville has a 2024 population of 5,700. It is also the county seat of Emmet County.Estherville is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,866 in 2020.

The average household income in Estherville is $68,293 with a poverty rate of 14.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Estherville is 40.2 years, 38.8 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Estherville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.6%
  • Two or more races: 10.41%
  • Black or African American: 4.88%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,062.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.83% (-166)
The current population of Estherville, Iowa is 5,700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,866.

Estherville, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,85882.6%
Two or more races61210.41%
Black or African American2874.88%
Other race841.43%
Asian210.36%
Native American110.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.14%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Estherville Population by Race

Estherville Population Pyramid 2024

Estherville Median Age

40.2

Total

38.8

Male

42.3

Female

Estherville Adults

There are 4,760 adults, (1,172 of whom are seniors) in Estherville.

Estherville Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Estherville Sex Ratio

Female2,93149.84%
Male2,95050.16%

Estherville Population by Age

Estherville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3832.227228
Non Family1,1111.2763.836.2
Married9172.9283.916.1
Female2923.4263.436.6
Male633.1384.115.9
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2.93

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Estherville 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

Estherville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Estherville 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Estherville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,605

Average Earnings

$41,657

Average Male

$29,883

Average Female

Estherville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Estherville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Estherville Language

89.84% of Estherville residents speak only English, while 10.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.35% of the population.

Estherville Language

Estherville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,17453812.89%
Multiple58219733.85%
Hispanic7499913.22%
Black198168.08%
Islander88100%
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14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Estherville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Estherville is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Estherville is Black, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Estherville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.59%
Some College14.83%
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
Bachelors or Greater
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Estherville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.61%
Male Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed8.96%
Male Employed5.47%
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Estherville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Estherville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Estherville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Estherville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Estherville 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.

Estherville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Estherville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

199

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Estherville Veterans by War

count

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Estherville Veterans by Age

count

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Estherville Veterans by Race

Estherville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Estherville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Estherville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Estherville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Estherville 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

58.27%

Born in Estherville

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Estherville residents were born in the United States, with 58.27% having been born in Iowa. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Estherville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,450-50-0.91%
20285,500-50-0.9%
20275,550-50-0.89%
20265,600-50-0.88%
20255,650-50-0.88%
20245,700-50-0.87%
20235,750-50-0.86%
20225,800-50-0.85%
20215,850-16-0.27%
20205,8661953.44%
20195,671-41-0.72%
20185,712-88-1.52%
20175,800-96-1.63%
20165,896-85-1.42%
20155,981-56-0.93%
20146,037-32-0.53%
20136,069-30-0.49%
20126,099-115-1.85%
20116,214-134-2.11%
20106,348-308-4.63%
20006,656-64-0.95%
19906,720-798-10.61%
19807,518-590-7.28%
19708,1081812.28%
19607,9271,20817.98%
19506,7191,06818.9%
19405,65171114.39%
19304,9402415.13%
19204,6991,29538.04%
19103,4041675.16%
19003,237
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Estherville Population by Year