Nashua, Iowa Population 2021

1,585
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Nashua is a city located in Chickasaw County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,585, it is the 194th largest city in Iowa and the 8508th largest city in the United States . Nashua is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,663 in 2010. Nashua reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Nashua has a population density of 550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nashua is $61,890 with a poverty rate of 10.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $531 per month, and the median house value is $91,800. The median age in Nashua is 44.1 years, 43.6 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Nashua Demographics

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

  • White: 99.07%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nashua, Iowa is 1,585 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,589.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,663.

Nashua, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,49299.07%
Two or More Races90.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.33%
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Nashua Population by Race

Nashua Population Pyramid $2021

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Nashua Median Age

44.1


Total

43.6


Male

44.3


Female

Nashua Adults

There are 1,214 adults, (295 of whom are seniors) in Nashua.

Nashua Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nashua Sex Ratio

Female

743

49.34%

Male

763

50.66%

Nashua Population by Age

Nashua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nashua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family57.1%42.9%
All78.7%21.3%
Married90.1%9.9%
Female93.8%6.3%
Male100%0%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nashua Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6872.1978.7
Married3832.7690.1
Non Family2451.2457.1
Female482.4493.8
Male112.36100

2.69

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Nashua Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade272.63%
9th to 12th Grade514.97%
High School Graduate43242.06%
Some College16916.46%
Associates Degree16816.36%
Bachelors Degree11210.91%
Graduate Degree686.62%
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Nashua Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nashua Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.56%.

Nashua Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,122$46,765$27,188
Less Than 9th Grade$43,611$$
High School Graduate$32,250$45,833$20,357
Some College$36,667$45,156$26,467
Bachelors Degree$41,429$48,333$40,000
Graduate Degree$66,875$77,750$63,750

$39,122

Average Earnings

$46,765

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Nashua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nashua Language by Age

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Nashua Language

99.58% of Nashua residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Nashua Language

Nashua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4891439.60%
Hispanic1212100.00%
Multiple99100.00%
Islander55100.00%

10.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.78%

Male Poverty Rate

12.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nashua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nashua is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nashua is White, with 9.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.99%.

Nashua Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.95%
High School12.04%
Some College5.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Nashua Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed10.11%
Male Employed1.16%

Nashua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nashua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,145$61,890
Families$67,321$72,733
Married Families$78,125-
Non Families$28,380$41,227
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Income by Household Type

Nashua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nashua Married by Age and Sex

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Nashua 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 55-64.

Nashua Marital Status by Race

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Nashua Marital Status

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159

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
First Gulf War25
Korea17
Second Gulf War13
World War II2

Nashua Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5448
55 to 6447
65 to 7445
75+19
18 to 34

Nashua Veterans by Age

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Nashua Veterans by Race

Nashua Veterans by Education

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14.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nashua Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Nashua Employment by Age

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Nashua Employment by Race

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Nashua 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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88.58%

Born in Nashua

99.87%

Native Born

0.13%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.87% of Nashua residents were born in the United States, with 88.58% having been born in Iowa. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Nashua Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,585-2-0.13%
20201,587-2-0.13%
20191,589-2-0.13%
20181,591-5-0.31%
20171,596-18-1.12%
20161,614-8-0.49%
20151,622-15-0.92%
20141,637-2-0.12%
20131,639100.61%
20121,629-22-1.33%
20111,651-2-0.12%
20101,6530.00%

Nashua Population by Year