Lenox, Iowa Population 2024

1,362

Lenox is a city located in Taylor County Iowa. Lenox has a 2024 population of 1,362. Lenox is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,341 in 2020.

The average household income in Lenox is $85,032 with a poverty rate of 6.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lenox is 40 years, 34.2 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Lenox Demographics

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

  • White: 75.54%
  • Two or more races: 13.04%
  • Other race: 10.28%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
688.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.57% (21)
The current population of Lenox, Iowa is 1,362 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,341.

Lenox, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,12475.54%
Two or more races19413.04%
Other race15310.28%
Native American171.14%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lenox Population by Race

Lenox Population Pyramid 2024

Lenox Median Age

40

Total

34.2

Male

48.4

Female

Lenox Adults

There are 1,128 adults, (290 of whom are seniors) in Lenox.

Lenox Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Lenox Sex Ratio

Female76351.28%
Male72548.72%

Lenox Population by Age

Lenox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5712.5675.324.7
Married2713.2894.85.2
Non Family2261.4247.852.2
Female562.8983.916.1
Male184.781000
showing: 5 rows

3.25

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lenox 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

Lenox Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lenox Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.08%.

Lenox Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,721

Average Earnings

$41,989

Average Male

$40,114

Average Female

Lenox Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lenox Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lenox Language

73.75% of Lenox residents speak only English, while 26.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.69% of the population.

Lenox Language

Lenox Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White933616.54%
Hispanic470285.96%
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6.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.38%

Male Poverty Rate

6.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lenox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lenox is White, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lenox is Hispanic, with 5.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.68%.

Lenox Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.19%
Less Than 9th Grade7.02%
Some College4.45%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lenox Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.33%
Female Employed2.14%
Male Unemployed
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Lenox Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lenox Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lenox Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lenox Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lenox 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 45-54.

Lenox Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lenox Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Lenox Veterans by War

count

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Lenox Veterans by Age

count

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Lenox Veterans by Race

Lenox Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lenox Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lenox Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lenox Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lenox 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

63.71%

Born in Lenox

83.06%

Native Born

16.94%

Foreign Born

13.04%

Non Citizen

3.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.06% of Lenox residents were born in the United States, with 63.71% having been born in Iowa. 13.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lenox Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,38240.29%
20281,37840.29%
20271,37440.29%
20261,37040.29%
20251,36640.29%
20241,36240.29%
20231,35840.3%
20221,35440.3%
20211,35090.67%
20201,341-62-4.42%
20191,40360.43%
20181,397241.75%
20171,373-20-1.44%
20161,39310.07%
20151,392221.61%
20141,370-10-0.72%
20131,38070.51%
20121,373-27-1.93%
20111,400-10-0.71%
20101,410
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Lenox Population by Year