La Porte City, Iowa Population 2024

2,228

La Porte City is a city located in Black Hawk County Iowa. La Porte City has a 2024 population of 2,228. La Porte City is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,282 in 2020.

The average household income in La Porte City is $78,775 with a poverty rate of 10.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Porte City is 32.6 years, 28 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

La Porte City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Porte City was:

  • White: 92.88%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
872.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.37% (-54)
The current population of La Porte City, Iowa is 2,228 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,282.

La Porte City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,18092.88%
Other race793.37%
Two or more races662.81%
Black or African American180.77%
Native American40.17%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Porte City Population by Race

La Porte City Population Pyramid 2024

La Porte City Median Age

32.6

Total

28

Male

34.4

Female

La Porte City Adults

There are 1,624 adults, (352 of whom are seniors) in La Porte City.

La Porte City Age Dependency

84.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

La Porte City Sex Ratio

Female1,15249.08%
Male1,19550.92%

La Porte City Population by Age

La Porte City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8992.5679.220.8
Married3953.2889.610.4
Non Family3371.267327
Female1413.6963.836.2
Male262.3184.615.4
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Porte City 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

La Porte City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Porte City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 70.59%.

La Porte City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,637

Average Earnings

$56,607

Average Male

$39,167

Average Female

La Porte City Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Porte City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Porte City Language

95.39% of La Porte City residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

La Porte City Language

La Porte City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,1281718.04%
Multiple6666100%
Black181266.67%
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10.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

8.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Porte City

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Porte City is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Porte City is White, with 8.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.71%.

La Porte City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.31%
High School12.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
Some College1.46%
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La Porte City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed40%
Male Employed13.55%
Female Employed2.22%
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La Porte City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Porte City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Porte City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

La Porte City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

La Porte City 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 45-54.

La Porte City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Porte City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

120

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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La Porte City Veterans by War

count

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La Porte City Veterans by Age

count

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La Porte City Veterans by Race

La Porte City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Porte City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

La Porte City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Porte City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Porte City 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

87.56%

Born in La Porte City

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of La Porte City residents were born in the United States, with 87.56% having been born in Iowa. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

La Porte City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,168-12-0.55%
20282,180-12-0.55%
20272,192-12-0.54%
20262,204-12-0.54%
20252,216-12-0.54%
20242,228-12-0.54%
20232,240-12-0.53%
20222,252-12-0.53%
20212,264-18-0.79%
20202,282381.69%
20192,244-10-0.44%
20182,254-21-0.92%
20172,275-8-0.35%
20162,283-20-0.87%
20152,303-2-0.09%
20142,30540.17%
20132,301110.48%
20122,290-4-0.17%
20112,29460.26%
20102,288
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La Porte City Population by Year