Keokuk, Iowa Population 2024

9,331

Keokuk is a city located in Lee County Iowa. Keokuk has a 2024 population of 9,331. Keokuk is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,888 in 2020.

The average household income in Keokuk is $67,038 with a poverty rate of 19.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Keokuk is 40.6 years, 41.1 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Keokuk Demographics

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

  • White: 88.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.93%
  • Black or African American: 4.42%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
9.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,027.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.63% (-557)
The current population of Keokuk, Iowa is 9,331 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,888.

Keokuk, Iowa Population 2024

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Keokuk Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,68888.04%
Two or more races6846.93%
Black or African American4364.42%
Other race480.49%
Native American120.12%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Keokuk Population by Race

Keokuk Population Pyramid 2024

Keokuk Median Age

40.6

Total

41.1

Male

40.4

Female

Keokuk Adults

There are 7,756 adults, (2,061 of whom are seniors) in Keokuk.

Keokuk Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Keokuk Sex Ratio

Female5,43355.06%
Male4,43544.94%

Keokuk Population by Age

Keokuk Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4182.1961.538.5
Non Family1,9131.2843.856.2
Married1,4942.6785.114.9
Female6763.2358.641.4
Male3353.1863.636.4
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2.71

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Keokuk 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

Keokuk Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Keokuk 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 17.65%.

Keokuk Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,229

Average Earnings

$41,508

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Keokuk Earnings by Educational Attainment

Keokuk Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Keokuk Language

98.5% of Keokuk residents speak only English, while 1.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Keokuk Language

Keokuk Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,3321,48017.76%
Black38219851.83%
Multiple68411516.81%
Hispanic4655712.26%
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19.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

21.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Keokuk

The race most likely to be in poverty in Keokuk is Black, with 51.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Keokuk is Hispanic, with 12.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.6%.

Keokuk Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.96%
High School16.24%
Some College12.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
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Keokuk Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.29%
Male Unemployed18.39%
Female Employed12.22%
Male Employed7.35%
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Keokuk Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Keokuk Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Keokuk Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Keokuk Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Keokuk Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Keokuk Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Keokuk Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

598

Number of Veterans

589

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Keokuk Veterans by War

count

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Keokuk Veterans by Age

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Keokuk Veterans by Race

Keokuk Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Keokuk Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Keokuk Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Keokuk Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Keokuk 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

68.39%

Born in Keokuk

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Keokuk residents were born in the United States, with 68.39% having been born in Iowa. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Keokuk Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,601-146-1.67%
20288,747-146-1.64%
20278,893-146-1.62%
20269,039-146-1.59%
20259,185-146-1.56%
20249,331-146-1.54%
20239,477-146-1.52%
20229,623-146-1.49%
20219,769-119-1.2%
20209,888-259-2.55%
201910,147-104-1.01%
201810,251-93-0.9%
201710,344110.11%
201610,333-182-1.73%
201510,515-86-0.81%
201410,601-70-0.66%
201310,671-31-0.29%
201210,702-46-0.43%
201110,748-22-0.2%
201010,770-657-5.75%
200011,427-1,024-8.22%
199012,451-1,085-8.02%
198013,536-1,095-7.48%
197014,631-1,685-10.33%
196016,3161721.07%
195016,1441,0687.08%
194015,076-30-0.2%
193015,1066834.74%
192014,4234152.96%
191014,008-633-4.32%
190014,6415403.83%
189014,1011,98416.37%
188012,117-649-5.08%
187012,7664,63056.91%
18608,136
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Keokuk Population by Year