Grundy Center, Iowa Population 2024

2,779

Grundy Center is a city located in Grundy County Iowa. Grundy Center has a 2024 population of 2,779. It is also the county seat of Grundy County.Grundy Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,802 in 2020.

The average household income in Grundy Center is $90,724 with a poverty rate of 9.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grundy Center is 37.8 years, 36.2 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Grundy Center Demographics

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

  • White: 97.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,081.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.82% (-23)
The current population of Grundy Center, Iowa is 2,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,802.

Grundy Center, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,71097.06%
Two or more races311.11%
Other race291.04%
Asian160.57%
Black or African American60.21%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grundy Center Population by Race

Grundy Center Population Pyramid 2024

Grundy Center Median Age

37.8

Total

36.2

Male

39

Female

Grundy Center Adults

There are 2,033 adults, (571 of whom are seniors) in Grundy Center.

Grundy Center Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Grundy Center Sex Ratio

Female1,56255.95%
Male1,23044.05%

Grundy Center Population by Age

Grundy Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0862.580.819.2
Married5553.2193.36.7
Non Family3641.1664.835.2
Female1153.256733
Male522.5888.511.5
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grundy Center 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

Grundy Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grundy Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 60%.

Grundy Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,958

Average Earnings

$60,500

Average Male

$36,287

Average Female

Grundy Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grundy Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grundy Center Language

98.38% of Grundy Center residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Grundy Center Language

Grundy Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,61926410.08%
Hispanic4324.65%
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9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.74%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grundy Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grundy Center is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grundy Center is Hispanic, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.19%.

Grundy Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.84%
High School11.04%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.35%
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Grundy Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.91%
Male Employed2.5%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Grundy Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grundy Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grundy Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grundy Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Grundy Center 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.

Grundy Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grundy Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Grundy Center Veterans by War

count

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Grundy Center Veterans by Age

count

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Grundy Center Veterans by Race

Grundy Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grundy Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Grundy Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grundy Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Grundy Center 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

86.28%

Born in Grundy Center

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Grundy Center residents were born in the United States, with 86.28% having been born in Iowa. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grundy Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,724-11-0.4%
20282,735-11-0.4%
20272,746-11-0.4%
20262,757-11-0.4%
20252,768-11-0.4%
20242,779-11-0.39%
20232,790-11-0.39%
20222,801-11-0.39%
20212,812100.36%
20202,8021345.02%
20192,668-2-0.07%
20182,670-6-0.22%
20172,676-3-0.11%
20162,679-28-1.03%
20152,707-2-0.07%
20142,709140.52%
20132,695-18-0.66%
20122,71320.07%
20112,71150.18%
20102,7061104.24%
20002,596-284-9.86%
19802,8801686.19%
19702,712
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Grundy Center Population by Year