Goldfield, Iowa Population 2024

597

Goldfield is a city located in Wright County Iowa. Goldfield has a 2024 population of 597. Goldfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.65% annually and its population has decreased by -5.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 634 in 2020.

The average household income in Goldfield is $71,252 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Goldfield is 43.8 years, 45.2 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Goldfield Demographics

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

  • White: 94.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
500.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.84% (-37)
The current population of Goldfield, Iowa is 597 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 634.

Goldfield, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62994.59%
Two or more races304.51%
Other race50.75%
Native American10.15%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Goldfield Population by Race

Goldfield Population Pyramid 2024

Goldfield Median Age

43.8

Total

45.2

Male

42.9

Female

Goldfield Adults

There are 589 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Goldfield.

Goldfield Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Goldfield Sex Ratio

Female31547.37%
Male35052.63%

Goldfield Population by Age

Goldfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2872.3287.512.5
Married1523.0396.13.9
Non Family1161.2974.125.9
Male172.941000
Female221000
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Goldfield 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

Goldfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goldfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 40%.

Goldfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,830

Average Earnings

$63,077

Average Male

$38,125

Average Female

Goldfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goldfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Goldfield Language

97.4% of Goldfield residents speak only English, while 2.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Goldfield Language

Goldfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6259114.56%
showing: 1 rows

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goldfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goldfield is White, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goldfield is White, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.03%.

Goldfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.68%
High School16.77%
Some College4.29%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Goldfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.42%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed19.35%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Goldfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goldfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Goldfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Goldfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Goldfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Goldfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Goldfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Goldfield Veterans by War

count

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Goldfield Veterans by Age

count

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Goldfield Veterans by Race

Goldfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goldfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Goldfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Goldfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Goldfield 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

80.45%

Born in Goldfield

99.85%

Native Born

0.15%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.85% of Goldfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.45% having been born in Iowa. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Goldfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029547-10-1.8%
2028557-10-1.76%
2027567-10-1.73%
2026577-10-1.7%
2025587-10-1.68%
2024597-10-1.65%
2023607-10-1.62%
2022617-10-1.59%
2021627-7-1.1%
2020634427.09%
2019592-6-1%
2018598-7-1.16%
2017605-5-0.82%
2016610
2015610-4-0.65%
2014614-6-0.97%
2013620-1-0.16%
2012621-2-0.32%
2011623-9-1.42%
2010632
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Goldfield Population by Year