Kanawha, Iowa Population 2021

581
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Kanawha is a city located in Hancock County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 581, it is the 416th largest city in Iowa and the 12680th largest city in the United States . Kanawha is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -10.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 652 in 2010. Kanawha reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Kanawha has a population density of 289 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kanawha is $53,891 with a poverty rate of 15.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $51,600. The median age in Kanawha is 33.4 years, 30.8 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Kanawha Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kanawhawas:

  • White: 94.44%
  • Asian: 2.72%
  • Native American: 1.78%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Kanawha, Iowa is 581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 595.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 652.

Kanawha, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79894.44%
Asian232.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native151.78%
Two or More Races91.07%
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Kanawha Population by Race

Kanawha Population Pyramid $2021

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Kanawha Median Age

33.4


Total

30.8


Male

36.5


Female

Kanawha Adults

There are 640 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Kanawha.

Kanawha Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kanawha Sex Ratio

Female

432

51.12%

Male

413

48.88%

Kanawha Population by Age

Kanawha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kanawha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family55%45%
All67.1%32.9%
Married82%18%
Male100%0%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kanawha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3652.2667.1
Married1832.9282
Non Family1311.455
Female441.8236.4
Male73.86100

2.63

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Kanawha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.55%
9th to 12th Grade356.54%
High School Graduate23543.93%
Some College11922.24%
Associates Degree5911.03%
Bachelors Degree539.91%
Graduate Degree152.80%
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Kanawha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kanawha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47043044
Hispanic584421
Asian1133
2+ Races33
Native American11

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 36.21%.

Kanawha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,571$36,316$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$36,607$9,063
High School Graduate$31,042$32,969$22,857
Some College$32,206$46,875$28,250
Bachelors Degree$$$43,333
Graduate Degree$57,188$$

$31,571

Average Earnings

$36,316

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Kanawha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kanawha Language by Age

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Kanawha Language

90.75% of Kanawha residents speak only English, while 9.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.25% of the population.

Kanawha Language

Kanawha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68710815.72%
Native151493.33%
Hispanic9866.12%
Multiple9222.22%

15.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kanawha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kanawha is Native, with 93.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kanawha is Hispanic, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.62%.

Kanawha Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.53%
High School11.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Some College2.89%

Kanawha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed13.59%
Male Employed1.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Kanawha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kanawha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,906$53,891
Families$53,500$55,869
Married Families$62,670-
Non Families$33,542$48,215
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Income by Household Type

Kanawha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kanawha Married by Age and Sex

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Kanawha 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 35-44.

Kanawha Marital Status by Race

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Kanawha Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War28
Vietnam16
First Gulf War9
Korea8
World War II2

Kanawha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
35 to 5419
75+17
65 to 7411
55 to 647

Kanawha Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7612.44%
2+ Races3100.00%
Hispanic23.23%

Kanawha Veterans by Race

Kanawha Veterans by Education

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7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kanawha Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kanawha Employment by Age

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Kanawha Employment by Race

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Kanawha 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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75.03%

Born in Kanawha

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Kanawha residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Iowa. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kanawha Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021581-7-1.19%
2020588-7-1.18%
2019595-7-1.16%
2018602-6-0.99%
2017608-8-1.30%
2016616-9-1.44%
2015625-5-0.79%
2014630-2-0.32%
2013632-2-0.32%
2012634-12-1.86%
2011646-4-0.62%
20106500.00%

Kanawha Population by Year