Letts, Iowa Population 2024

360

Letts is a city located in Louisa County Iowa. Letts has a 2024 population of 360. Letts is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 364 in 2020.

The average household income in Letts is $90,150 with a poverty rate of 3.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Letts is 35.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Letts Demographics

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

  • White: 82.69%
  • Two or more races: 17.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
614.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.1% (-4)
The current population of Letts, Iowa is 360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 364.

Letts, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30182.69%
Two or more races6217.03%
Black or African American10.27%
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

Letts Population by Race

Letts Population Pyramid 2024

Letts Median Age

35.6

Total

35.3

Male

38.5

Female

Letts Adults

There are 270 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Letts.

Letts Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Letts Sex Ratio

Female17949.18%
Male18550.82%

Letts Population by Age

Letts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1222.9886.113.9
Married713.4888.711.3
Non Family381.2978.921.1
Female94.441000
Male477525
showing: 5 rows

3.65

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Letts 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

Letts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Letts 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 2+ races people with a rate of 11.54%.

Letts Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,250

Average Earnings

$45,500

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Letts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Letts Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Letts Language

95.98% of Letts residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.02% of the population.

Letts Language

Letts Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White293134.44%
showing: 1 rows

3.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

7.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Letts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Letts is White, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Letts is White, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.41%.

Letts Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College7.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
High School1.74%
showing: 4 rows

Letts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Letts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Letts Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Letts Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Letts Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Letts 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.

Letts Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Letts Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Letts Veterans by War

count

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Letts Veterans by Age

count

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Letts Veterans by Race

Letts Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Letts Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Letts Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Letts Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Letts 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

83.24%

Born in Letts

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.25% of Letts residents were born in the United States, with 83.24% having been born in Iowa. 1.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Letts Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029355-1-0.28%
2028356-1-0.28%
2027357-1-0.28%
2026358-1-0.28%
2025359-1-0.28%
2024360-1-0.28%
2023361-1-0.28%
2022362-1-0.28%
2021363-1-0.27%
2020364-9-2.41%
2019373-3-0.8%
2018376-3-0.79%
2017379-1-0.26%
2016380-1-0.26%
201538110.26%
2014380-3-0.78%
2013383
2012383-2-0.52%
201138520.52%
2010383
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Letts Population by Year