Norway, Iowa Population 2021

528
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Norway is a city located in Benton County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 528, it is the 429th largest city in Iowa and the 13081st largest city in the United States . Norway is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 545 in 2010. Norway reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Norway has a population density of 1,216 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norway is $72,741 with a poverty rate of 20.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $114,300. The median age in Norway is 46.1 years, 49.6 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Norway Demographics

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

  • White: 98.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Norway, Iowa is 528 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 528.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 545.

Norway, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51298.84%
Black or African American40.77%
Some Other Race20.39%
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Norway Population by Race

Norway Population Pyramid $2021

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Norway Median Age

46.1


Total

49.6


Male

37.6


Female

Norway Adults

There are 396 adults, (101 of whom are seniors) in Norway.

Norway Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Norway Sex Ratio

Female

252

48.65%

Male

266

51.35%

Norway Population by Age

Norway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family73%27%
All80.6%19.4%
Married96.2%3.8%
Male100%0%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2372.1980.6
Non Family1111.0873
Married782.8596.2
Female393.7766.7
Male93.22100

3.06

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Norway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.59%
9th to 12th Grade267.69%
High School Graduate14743.49%
Some College7321.60%
Associates Degree5115.09%
Bachelors Degree3610.65%
Graduate Degree30.89%
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Norway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norway Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.61%.

Norway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,111$46,771$42,292
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$47,083$48,750$42,188
Some College$48,393$49,250$46,667
Bachelors Degree$43,750$34,375$49,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$46,111

Average Earnings

$46,771

Average Male

$42,292

Average Female

Norway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norway Language by Age

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Norway Language

99.80% of Norway residents speak only English, while 0.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.20% of the population.

Norway Language

Norway Poverty by Race

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20.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

28.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norway is White, with 20.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norway is White, with 20.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.96%.

Norway Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.57%
High School7.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%
Some College4.84%

Norway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed11.56%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Norway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,625$72,741
Families$79,286$74,843
Married Families$83,125-
Non Families$45,125$69,165
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Income by Household Type

Norway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Norway Married by Age and Sex

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Norway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Norway Marital Status by Race

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Norway Marital Status

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40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Korea8
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War4
World War II2

Norway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+14
65 to 7413
55 to 649
35 to 542
18 to 342

Norway Veterans by Age

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Norway Veterans by Race

Norway Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norway Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Norway Employment by Age

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Norway Employment by Race

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Norway 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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87.45%

Born in Norway

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Norway residents were born in the United States, with 87.45% 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.

Norway Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215280.00%
20205280.00%
20195280.00%
201852820.38%
2017526-1-0.19%
2016527-2-0.38%
2015529-1-0.19%
2014530-4-0.75%
2013534-3-0.56%
2012537-8-1.47%
201154510.18%
20105440.00%

Norway Population by Year