Pella, Iowa Population 2024

10,950

Pella is a city located in Marion County Iowa. Pella has a 2024 population of 10,950. Pella is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,464 in 2020.

The average household income in Pella is $111,272 with a poverty rate of 4.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pella is 35.5 years, 30.7 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Pella Demographics

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

  • White: 94.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,217.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.64% (486)
The current population of Pella, Iowa is 10,950 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,464.

Pella, Iowa Population 2024

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pella Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,94594.21%
Two or more races2342.22%
Asian1571.49%
Other race1321.25%
Black or African American690.65%
Native American190.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pella Population by Race

Pella Population Pyramid 2024

Pella Median Age

35.5

Total

30.7

Male

39.1

Female

Pella Adults

There are 8,290 adults, (1,983 of whom are seniors) in Pella.

Pella Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pella Sex Ratio

Female5,10048.31%
Male5,45651.69%

Pella Population by Age

Pella Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8882.3667.132.9
Married2,3472.9486.413.6
Non Family1,2471.1234.865.2
Female1612.732872
Male1333.1675.924.1
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pella Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pella Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pella Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

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

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

Pella Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$53,142

Average Earnings

$64,256

Average Male

$38,420

Average Female

Pella Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pella Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pella Language

94.82% of Pella residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Pella Language

Pella Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,6683664.22%
Native191473.68%
Asian14132.13%
Multiple17131.75%
showing: 4 rows

4.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.83%

Male Poverty Rate

4.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pella

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pella is Native, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pella is Multiple, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.76%.

Pella Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.27%
High School6.97%
Some College2.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%
showing: 4 rows

Pella Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed5.15%
Male Employed1.92%
showing: 4 rows

Pella Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pella Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pella Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pella Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pella 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 45-54.

Pella Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pella Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

365

Number of Veterans

356

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pella Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pella Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pella Veterans by Race

Pella Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pella Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pella Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pella Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pella 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

64.88%

Born in Pella

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.76% of Pella residents were born in the United States, with 64.88% having been born in Iowa. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pella Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,4651030.91%
202811,3621030.91%
202711,2591030.92%
202611,1561030.93%
202511,0531030.94%
202410,9501030.95%
202310,8471030.96%
202210,7441030.97%
202110,6411771.69%
202010,4642092.04%
201910,255660.65%
201810,189-43-0.42%
201710,232150.15%
201610,217320.31%
201510,185-172-1.66%
201410,3571691.66%
201310,188-135-1.31%
201210,32390.09%
201110,314-1-0.01%
201010,3154834.91%
20009,8325626.06%
19909,27092111.03%
19808,3491,68125.21%
19706,6681,47028.28%
19605,19877117.42%
19504,42778921.69%
19403,6383129.38%
19303,326-12-0.36%
19203,33831710.49%
19103,02139815.17%
19002,623
showing: 31 rows

Pella Population by Year