Mediapolis, Iowa Population 2022

1,499
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Mediapolis is a city located in Des Moines County Iowa. Mediapolis has a 2020 population of 1,499. Mediapolis is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -3.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,559 in 2010.

The average household income in Mediapolis is $71,836 with a poverty rate of 6.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $602 per month, and the median house value is $118,800. The median age in Mediapolis is 35.2 years, 31.5 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Mediapolis Demographics

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

  • White: 97.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mediapolis, Iowa is 1,499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,559.

Mediapolis, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74997.44%
Two or More Races351.95%
Asian90.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.11%
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Mediapolis Population by Race

Mediapolis Population Pyramid $2022

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Mediapolis Median Age

35.2


Total

31.5


Male

36.7


Female

Mediapolis Adults

There are 1,281 adults, (322 of whom are seniors) in Mediapolis.

Mediapolis Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mediapolis Sex Ratio

Female

938

52.26%

Male

857

47.74%

Mediapolis Population by Age

Mediapolis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mediapolis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female68.8%31.2%
All74%26%
Married88.4%11.6%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mediapolis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6682.5774
Married3203.6188.4
Non Family2651.0858.5
Female773.3968.8
Male62.6750

3.48

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Mediapolis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.95%
9th to 12th Grade443.79%
High School Graduate31226.87%
Some College29425.32%
Associates Degree19416.71%
Bachelors Degree22219.12%
Graduate Degree847.24%
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Mediapolis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mediapolis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1301,083293
Hispanic22177
Asian966
Native American22

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 asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Mediapolis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,932$52,755$27,917
Less Than 9th Grade$36,786$40,469$
High School Graduate$36,333$46,429$23,750
Some College$40,096$47,750$22,000
Bachelors Degree$52,593$54,457$40,833
Graduate Degree$62,778$63,056$61,667

$42,932

Average Earnings

$52,755

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Mediapolis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mediapolis Language by Age

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Mediapolis Language

99.06% of Mediapolis residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Mediapolis Language

Mediapolis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6531146.90%
Multiple35617.14%
OtherNaN%

6.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.20%

Male Poverty Rate

6.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mediapolis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mediapolis is White, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mediapolis is Multiple, with 17.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.06%.

Mediapolis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.76%
Less Than 9th Grade8.16%
High School7.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%

Mediapolis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed2.69%

Mediapolis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mediapolis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,545$71,836
Families$80,417$92,351
Married Families$87,727-
Non Families$30,781$37,169
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Income by Household Type

Mediapolis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mediapolis Married by Age and Sex

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Mediapolis 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 35-44.

Mediapolis Marital Status by Race

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Mediapolis Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea18
World War II11
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War9

Mediapolis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+55
55 to 6425
65 to 7414
35 to 5412
18 to 343

Mediapolis Veterans by Age

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Mediapolis Veterans by Race

Mediapolis Veterans by Education

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8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mediapolis Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mediapolis Employment by Age

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Mediapolis Employment by Race

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Mediapolis 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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80.28%

Born in Mediapolis

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Mediapolis residents were born in the United States, with 80.28% having been born in Iowa. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mediapolis Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,499-6-0.40%
20211,505-6-0.40%
20201,511-6-0.40%
20191,517-6-0.39%
20181,523-5-0.33%
20171,528-11-0.71%
20161,53910.07%
20151,538-4-0.26%
20141,542-32-2.03%
20131,574211.35%
20121,55310.06%
20111,552-7-0.45%
20101,5590.00%

Mediapolis Population by Year