Montezuma, Iowa Population 2024

1,418

Montezuma is a city located in Poweshiek County Iowa. Montezuma has a 2024 population of 1,418. It is also the county seat of Poweshiek County.Montezuma is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,443 in 2020.

The average household income in Montezuma is $68,712 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Montezuma is 39.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Montezuma Demographics

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

  • White: 93.78%
  • Two or more races: 5.32%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
571.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.73% (-25)
The current population of Montezuma, Iowa is 1,418 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,443.

Montezuma, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,25293.78%
Two or more races715.32%
Native American60.45%
Asian60.45%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Montezuma Population by Race

Montezuma Population Pyramid 2024

Montezuma Median Age

39.5

Total

31.5

Male

45.7

Female

Montezuma Adults

There are 1,070 adults, (252 of whom are seniors) in Montezuma.

Montezuma Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma Sex Ratio

Female64148.01%
Male69451.99%

Montezuma Population by Age

Montezuma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6072.1448.851.2
Non Family2581.125.674.4
Married2523.0286.513.5
Female762.5415.884.2
Male212.950100
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montezuma 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

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,917

Average Earnings

$53,646

Average Male

$24,441

Average Female

Montezuma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montezuma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montezuma Language

99.84% of Montezuma residents speak only English, while 0.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.16% of the population.

Montezuma Language

Montezuma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,20714512.01%
Multiple715070.42%
Hispanic241041.67%
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15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.5%

Male Poverty Rate

19.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is Multiple, with 70.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is White, with 12.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.17%.

Montezuma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College23.18%
High School15.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Montezuma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.29%
Female Employed14.8%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Male Employed3.59%
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Montezuma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montezuma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montezuma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Montezuma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montezuma 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 35-44.

Montezuma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montezuma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Montezuma Veterans by War

count

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Montezuma Veterans by Age

count

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Montezuma Veterans by Race

Montezuma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Montezuma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montezuma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montezuma 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

78.73%

Born in Montezuma

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Montezuma residents were born in the United States, with 78.73% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Montezuma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,378-8-0.58%
20281,386-8-0.57%
20271,394-8-0.57%
20261,402-8-0.57%
20251,410-8-0.56%
20241,418-8-0.56%
20231,426-8-0.56%
20221,434-8-0.55%
20211,442-1-0.07%
20201,443473.37%
20191,396-3-0.21%
20181,399-10-0.71%
20171,40960.43%
20161,403-10-0.71%
20151,413-12-0.84%
20141,425
20131,425-10-0.7%
20121,435-23-1.58%
20111,45840.28%
20101,454
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Montezuma Population by Year