Humeston, Iowa Population 2024

455

Humeston is a city located in Wayne County Iowa. Humeston has a 2024 population of 455. Humeston is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 463 in 2020.

The average household income in Humeston is $76,439 with a poverty rate of 15.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Humeston is 54.6 years, 56.7 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Humeston Demographics

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

  • White: 95.49%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
746.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.73% (-8)
The current population of Humeston, Iowa is 455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 463.

Humeston, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48795.49%
Two or more races234.51%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Humeston Population by Race

Humeston Population Pyramid 2024

Humeston Median Age

54.6

Total

56.7

Male

42.8

Female

Humeston Adults

There are 392 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Humeston.

Humeston Age Dependency

117

Age Dependency Ratio

66.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Humeston Sex Ratio

Female25550%
Male25550%

Humeston Population by Age

Humeston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2302.2279.120.9
Married1142.6498.21.8
Non Family881.1760.239.8
Female174.4135.364.7
Male112.821000
showing: 5 rows

2.8

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Humeston 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

Humeston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humeston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 19.05%.

Humeston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,389

Average Earnings

$47,000

Average Male

$32,000

Average Female

Humeston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humeston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Humeston Language

94.06% of Humeston residents speak only English, while 5.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.94% of the population.

Humeston Language

Humeston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4598017.43%
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15.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.78%

Male Poverty Rate

10.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humeston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humeston is White, with 17.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humeston is White, with 17.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.24%.

Humeston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.47%
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
Some College8.89%
Bachelors or Greater
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Humeston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed5.26%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Humeston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humeston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Humeston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Humeston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Humeston 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 Over 65.

Humeston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Humeston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Humeston Veterans by War

count

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Humeston Veterans by Age

count

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Humeston Veterans by Race

Humeston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humeston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Humeston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Humeston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Humeston 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

81.18%

Born in Humeston

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Humeston residents were born in the United States, with 81.18% having been born in Iowa. 2.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Humeston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029440-3-0.68%
2028443-3-0.67%
2027446-3-0.67%
2026449-3-0.66%
2025452-3-0.66%
2024455-3-0.66%
2023458-3-0.65%
2022461-3-0.65%
202146410.22%
2020463-20-4.14%
201948330.63%
2018480-8-1.64%
201748851.04%
201648351.05%
2015478-2-0.42%
2014480
201348040.84%
2012476
2011476-6-1.24%
2010482
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Humeston Population by Year