Fort Madison, Iowa Population 2021

10,201
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Fort Madison is a city located in Lee County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 10,201, it is the 40th largest city in Iowa and the 3060th largest city in the United States . Fort Madison is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -7.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,051 in 2010. Fort Madison reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Fort Madison has a population density of 1,055 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Madison is $56,680 with a poverty rate of 15.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $81,600. The median age in Fort Madison is 42.5 years, 40 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Fort Madison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Madisonwas:

  • White: 93.66%
  • Black or African American: 3.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Madison, Iowa is 10,201 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,321.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,051.

Fort Madison, Iowa Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202157,346-408-0.71%
202057,754-408-0.71%
201958,162-408-0.70%
201858,570-324-0.55%
201758,894-508-0.86%
201659,402-516-0.87%
201559,918-351-0.59%
201460,269-409-0.68%
201360,678-657-1.08%
201261,335-258-0.42%
201161,593-482-0.78%
201062,0750.00%

Fort Madison Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,84793.66%
Black or African American3813.62%
Two or More Races2452.33%
Some Other Race240.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.12%
Asian30.03%
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Fort Madison Population by Race

Fort Madison Population Pyramid $2021

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Fort Madison Median Age

42.5


Total

40


Male

45.2


Female

Fort Madison Adults

There are 8,353 adults, (1,973 of whom are seniors) in Fort Madison.

Fort Madison Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Madison Sex Ratio

Female

5,091

48.43%

Male

5,422

51.57%

Fort Madison Population by Age

Fort Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Madison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54%46%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
All72.9%27.1%
Male85.9%14.1%
Married86%14%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Madison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3262.2672.9
Married1,9492.9286
Non Family1,7091.2361.7
Female4702.9954
Male1982.8485.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Fort Madison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.58%
9th to 12th Grade4576.11%
High School Graduate3,25343.52%
Some College1,71923.00%
Associates Degree92312.35%
Bachelors Degree7299.75%
Graduate Degree2753.68%
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Fort Madison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Madison Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6296,188931
Hispanic40232761
Black33628312
2+ Races8579
Other Race2424
Native American1313
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 15.17%.

Fort Madison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,217$41,296$25,475
Less Than 9th Grade$22,756$23,718$16,818
High School Graduate$25,856$32,099$18,707
Some College$37,617$45,889$27,087
Bachelors Degree$45,264$46,779$31,273
Graduate Degree$64,500$65,972$56,736

$31,217

Average Earnings

$41,296

Average Male

$25,475

Average Female

Fort Madison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Madison Language by Age

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Fort Madison Language

96.62% of Fort Madison residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Fort Madison Language

Fort Madison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6951,41716.30%
Hispanic695537.63%
Multiple2104019.05%
Black1133430.09%

15.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.69%

Male Poverty Rate

16.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Madison is Black, with 30.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Madison is Hispanic, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.79%.

Fort Madison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.37%
High School18.19%
Some College11.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Fort Madison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.64%
Male Unemployed38.84%
Male Employed7.00%
Female Employed6.17%

Fort Madison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Madison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,694$56,680
Families$51,317$67,922
Married Families$69,535-
Non Families$31,286$37,229
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Income by Household Type

Fort Madison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Madison Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Madison 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 55-64.

Fort Madison Marital Status by Race

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Fort Madison Marital Status

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759

Number of Veterans

724

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam317
Second Gulf War145
First Gulf War126
Korea97
World War II44

Fort Madison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74281
75+209
35 to 54128
55 to 6476
18 to 3465

Fort Madison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6728.62%
2+ Races5236.62%
Black225.93%
Hispanic143.22%
Native American13100.00%

Fort Madison Veterans by Race

Fort Madison Veterans by Education

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10.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Madison Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Madison Employment by Age

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Fort Madison Employment by Race

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Fort Madison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.89%

Born in Fort Madison

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Fort Madison residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in Iowa. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Madison Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,201-60-0.58%
202010,261-60-0.58%
201910,321-60-0.58%
201810,381-116-1.11%
201710,497-146-1.37%
201610,643-66-0.62%
201510,709-12-0.11%
201410,721-63-0.58%
201310,784-262-2.37%
201211,046180.16%
201111,028-63-0.57%
201011,0913760.35%
200010,715-903-0.81%
199011,618-1,902-1.50%
198013,520-476-0.35%
197013,996-1,251-0.85%
196015,2472930.19%
195014,9548910.62%
194014,0632840.20%
193013,7791,7131.34%
192012,0663,1663.09%
19108,900-378-0.42%
19009,2781,3771.62%
18907,9013,2225.38%
18804,6796681.55%
18704,0111,1253.35%
18602,8860.00%

Fort Madison Population by Year