Morning Sun, Iowa Population 2021

772
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Morning Sun is a city located in Louisa County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 772, it is the 345th largest city in Iowa and the 11451st largest city in the United States . Morning Sun is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -7.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 836 in 2010. Morning Sun reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Morning Sun has a population density of 992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morning Sun is $59,318 with a poverty rate of 9.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $74,900. The median age in Morning Sun is 44 years, 41.4 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Morning Sun Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morning Sunwas:

  • White: 93.49%
  • Native American: 5.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Morning Sun, Iowa is 772 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 796.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 836.

Morning Sun, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73293.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native405.11%
Black or African American60.77%
Two or More Races50.64%
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Morning Sun Population by Race

Morning Sun Population Pyramid $2021

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Morning Sun Median Age

44


Total

41.4


Male

46.1


Female

Morning Sun Adults

There are 628 adults, (161 of whom are seniors) in Morning Sun.

Morning Sun Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morning Sun Sex Ratio

Female

413

52.75%

Male

370

47.25%

Morning Sun Population by Age

Morning Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morning Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family63.8%36.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
All78.9%21.1%
Married85%15%
Female86.5%13.5%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morning Sun Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2802.6378.9
Married1603.1585
Non Family801.1863.8
Female373.4986.5
Male32.6766.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Morning Sun Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade173.12%
9th to 12th Grade427.71%
High School Graduate20136.88%
Some College10318.90%
Associates Degree8315.23%
Bachelors Degree7814.31%
Graduate Degree213.85%
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Morning Sun Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morning Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White51446099
Native American2222
2+ Races5
Black33
Hispanic11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.26%.

Morning Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,579$40,417$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,344$41,250$
Some College$43,750$40,938$45,625
Bachelors Degree$43,750$48,750$
Graduate Degree$58,250$$

$36,579

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$31,875

Average Female

Morning Sun Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morning Sun Language by Age

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Morning Sun Language

99.73% of Morning Sun residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Morning Sun Language

Morning Sun Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White676598.73%
Hispanic88100.00%
Multiple55100.00%

9.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morning Sun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morning Sun is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morning Sun is White, with 8.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.54%.

Morning Sun Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School13.26%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Morning Sun Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed4.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Morning Sun Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morning Sun Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,731$59,318
Families$60,000$68,756
Married Families$68,000-
Non Families$32,500$34,061
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Income by Household Type

Morning Sun Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Morning Sun Married by Age and Sex

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Morning Sun 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.

Morning Sun Marital Status by Race

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Morning Sun Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea5
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
World War II

Morning Sun Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7427
75+14
35 to 545
55 to 644
18 to 34

Morning Sun Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White478.10%
Black3100.00%

Morning Sun Veterans by Race

Morning Sun Veterans by Education

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4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morning Sun Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Morning Sun Employment by Age

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Morning Sun Employment by Race

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Morning Sun 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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84.55%

Born in Morning Sun

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Morning Sun residents were born in the United States, with 84.55% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Morning Sun Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021772-12-1.53%
2020784-12-1.51%
2019796-12-1.49%
2018808-3-0.37%
2017811-9-1.10%
2016820-5-0.61%
20158250.00%
2014825-7-0.84%
2013832-5-0.60%
2012837-1-0.12%
201183830.36%
20108350.00%

Morning Sun Population by Year