Guthrie Center, Iowa Population 2024

1,576

Guthrie Center is a city located in Guthrie County Iowa. Guthrie Center has a 2024 population of 1,576. It is also the county seat of Guthrie County.Guthrie Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,584 in 2020.

The average household income in Guthrie Center is $78,492 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Guthrie Center is 35.9 years, 34.2 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Guthrie Center Demographics

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

  • White: 91.21%
  • Two or more races: 5.3%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
638.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.51% (-8)
The current population of Guthrie Center, Iowa is 1,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,584.

Guthrie Center, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,46491.21%
Two or more races855.3%
Asian241.5%
Other race181.12%
Black or African American80.5%
Native American60.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Guthrie Center Population by Race

Guthrie Center Population Pyramid 2024

Guthrie Center Median Age

35.9

Total

34.2

Male

41.4

Female

Guthrie Center Adults

There are 1,219 adults, (354 of whom are seniors) in Guthrie Center.

Guthrie Center Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Guthrie Center Sex Ratio

Female82051.09%
Male78548.91%

Guthrie Center Population by Age

Guthrie Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6752.277525
Married3002.9592.37.7
Non Family2501.2663.636.4
Female682.9752.947.1
Male572.359.640.4
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Guthrie 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

Guthrie Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Guthrie Center 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 white people with a rate of 23.3%.

Guthrie Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,164

Average Earnings

$45,781

Average Male

$31,597

Average Female

Guthrie Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Guthrie Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Guthrie Center Language

95.24% of Guthrie Center residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.1% of the population.

Guthrie Center Language

Guthrie Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,36022516.54%
Hispanic742736.49%
Other181583.33%
Native6583.33%
Multiple8555.88%
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16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guthrie Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guthrie Center is Native, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guthrie Center is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Guthrie Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.67%
High School22.68%
Some College13.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%
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Guthrie Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed12.41%
Male Employed7.91%
Female Unemployed
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Guthrie Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Guthrie Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Guthrie Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Guthrie Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Guthrie Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Guthrie Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Guthrie Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

108

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Guthrie Center Veterans by War

count

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Guthrie Center Veterans by Age

count

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Guthrie Center Veterans by Race

Guthrie Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guthrie Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Guthrie Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Guthrie Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Guthrie 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

79.75%

Born in Guthrie Center

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.33% of Guthrie Center residents were born in the United States, with 79.75% having been born in Iowa. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Guthrie Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,58110.06%
20281,58010.06%
20271,57910.06%
20261,57810.06%
20251,57710.06%
20241,57610.06%
20231,57510.06%
20221,57410.06%
20211,573-11-0.69%
20201,584895.95%
20191,495-1-0.07%
20181,49630.2%
20171,493-9-0.6%
20161,502-3-0.2%
20151,505-5-0.33%
20141,510-5-0.33%
20131,515-15-0.98%
20121,530-13-0.84%
20111,543-12-0.77%
20101,555
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Guthrie Center Population by Year