Fenton, Iowa Population 2024

255

Fenton is a city located in Kossuth County Iowa. Fenton has a 2024 population of 255. Fenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -4.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 266 in 2020.

The average household income in Fenton is $63,860 with a poverty rate of 5.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fenton is 60.4 years, 62.5 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.

Fenton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.56%
  • Black or African American: 4.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
741.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.14% (-11)
The current population of Fenton, Iowa is 255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 266.

Fenton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23795.56%
Black or African American104.03%
Two or more races10.4%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fenton Population by Race

Fenton Population Pyramid 2024

Fenton Median Age

60.4

Total

62.5

Male

55.9

Female

Fenton Adults

There are 226 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Fenton.

Fenton Age Dependency

93.8

Age Dependency Ratio

76.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fenton Sex Ratio

Female11747.18%
Male13152.82%

Fenton Population by Age

Fenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1361.8290.49.6
Married852.1697.62.4
Non Family441.147525
Male61.831000
Female131000
showing: 5 rows

2.15

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

90.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fenton 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

Fenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fenton 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 black people with a rate of 30%.

Fenton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,250

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$48,750

Average Female

Fenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fenton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fenton Language

100% of Fenton residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Fenton Language

Fenton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White237135.49%
showing: 1 rows

5.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.4%

Male Poverty Rate

1.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fenton is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fenton is White, with 5.49% 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 11.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.25%.

Fenton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
Bachelors or Greater10.81%
Some College3.53%
High School2.67%
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Fenton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.67%
Female Employed1.56%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Fenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fenton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fenton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.4%

Male Marriage Rate

75.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fenton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fenton 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 45-54.

Fenton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fenton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Fenton Veterans by War

count

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Fenton Veterans by Age

count

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Fenton Veterans by Race

Fenton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fenton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fenton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fenton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fenton 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

66.94%

Born in Fenton

99.6%

Native Born

0.4%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.6% of Fenton residents were born in the United States, with 66.94% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fenton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029245-2-0.81%
2028247-2-0.8%
2027249-2-0.8%
2026251-2-0.79%
2025253-2-0.78%
2024255-2-0.78%
2023257-2-0.77%
2022259-2-0.77%
2021261-5-1.88%
20202663615.65%
2019230-3-1.29%
2018233-4-1.69%
2017237-9-3.66%
2016246-3-1.2%
2015249-12-4.6%
2014261-2-0.76%
2013263-12-4.36%
2012275-1-0.36%
2011276-3-1.08%
2010279
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Fenton Population by Year