Meservey, Iowa Population 2024

207

Meservey is a city located in Cerro Gordo County Iowa. Meservey has a 2024 population of 207. Meservey is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -5.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 219 in 2020.

The average household income in Meservey is $67,183 with a poverty rate of 31.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Meservey is 30.3 years, 30.1 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Meservey Demographics

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

  • White: 73.31%
  • Two or more races: 24.91%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
137.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.48% (-12)
The current population of Meservey, Iowa is 207 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 219.

Meservey, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20673.31%
Two or more races7024.91%
Other race51.78%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meservey Population by Race

Meservey Population Pyramid 2024

Meservey Median Age

30.3

Total

30.1

Male

30.6

Female

Meservey Adults

There are 164 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Meservey.

Meservey Age Dependency

123

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

92.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meservey Sex Ratio

Female14752.31%
Male13447.69%

Meservey Population by Age

Meservey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All903.1267.832.2
Married433.0281.418.6
Non Family251.448020
Female145.2935.764.3
Male85.1312.587.5
showing: 5 rows

3.62

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meservey 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

Meservey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meservey 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 76.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.42%.

Meservey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,250

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$35,750

Average Female

Meservey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meservey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meservey Language

79.13% of Meservey residents speak only English, while 20.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.87% of the population.

Meservey Language

Meservey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple704260%
White2064220.39%
Hispanic554072.73%
Other55100%
showing: 4 rows

31.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.58%

Male Poverty Rate

29.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meservey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meservey is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meservey is White, with 20.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.99%.

Meservey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.5%
Some College23.64%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
High School6.67%
showing: 4 rows

Meservey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed18.87%
Male Employed7.84%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Meservey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meservey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meservey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Meservey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meservey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meservey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meservey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Meservey Veterans by War

count

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Meservey Veterans by Age

count

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Meservey Veterans by Race

Meservey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meservey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Meservey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meservey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meservey 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

87.54%

Born in Meservey

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Meservey residents were born in the United States, with 87.54% having been born in Iowa. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meservey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029192-3-1.54%
2028195-3-1.52%
2027198-3-1.49%
2026201-3-1.47%
2025204-3-1.45%
2024207-3-1.43%
2023210-3-1.41%
2022213-3-1.39%
2021216-3-1.37%
2020219-20-8.37%
2019239-3-1.24%
2018242-2-0.82%
2017244
2016244
2015244-4-1.61%
2014248-2-0.8%
2013250-1-0.4%
2012251-3-1.18%
2011254-2-0.78%
2010256
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Meservey Population by Year