Peosta, Iowa Population 2021

2,023
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Peosta is a city located in Dubuque County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 2,023, it is the 158th largest city in Iowa and the 7590th largest city in the United States . Peosta is currently growing at a rate of 4.28% annually and its population has increased by 46.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,377 in 2010. Peosta reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Peosta has a population density of 814 people per square mile.

The average household income in Peosta is $92,765 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $231,600. The median age in Peosta is 35.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Peosta Demographics

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

  • White: 88.95%
  • Black or African American: 7.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Peosta, Iowa is 2,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,377.

Peosta, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,69988.95%
Black or African American1517.91%
Two or More Races502.62%
Asian100.52%
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Peosta Population by Race

Peosta Population Pyramid $2021

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Peosta Median Age

35.6


Total

35.8


Male

34


Female

Peosta Adults

There are 1,250 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Peosta.

Peosta Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Peosta Sex Ratio

Female

934

48.90%

Male

976

51.10%

Peosta Population by Age

Peosta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peosta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female57.6%42.4%
All78%22%
Male78.9%21.1%
Married92.6%7.4%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peosta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6652.8778
Married4033.4992.6
Non Family1841.3552.7
Female593.2457.6
Male193.3778.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Peosta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.54%
9th to 12th Grade544.90%
High School Graduate28625.98%
Some College21019.07%
Associates Degree13612.35%
Bachelors Degree29126.43%
Graduate Degree11810.72%
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Peosta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peosta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,022969406
2+ Races3030
Black2925
Asian107
Hispanic10103

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.73%.

Peosta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,198$62,697$38,095
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$39,167$
High School Graduate$35,313$39,554$24,167
Some College$46,477$67,500$31,806
Bachelors Degree$64,000$76,125$42,083
Graduate Degree$63,750$77,250$61,667

$51,198

Average Earnings

$62,697

Average Male

$38,095

Average Female

Peosta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peosta Language by Age

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Peosta Language

98.45% of Peosta residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Peosta Language

Peosta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6651106.61%
Black1519361.59%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

10.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peosta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peosta is Black, with 61.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peosta is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.09%.

Peosta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
Some College8.09%
High School8.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%

Peosta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.35%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Employed3.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Peosta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peosta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,563$92,765
Families$102,933$99,608
Married Families$106,691-
Non Families$50,833$69,166
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Income by Household Type

Peosta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Peosta Married by Age and Sex

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Peosta 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 35-44.

Peosta Marital Status by Race

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Peosta Marital Status

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118

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War51
Vietnam34
Korea3
World War II

Peosta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5470
65 to 7424
55 to 6418
75+3
18 to 343

Peosta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White847.42%
2+ Races30100.00%
Asian440.00%
Hispanic316.67%

Peosta Veterans by Race

Peosta Veterans by Education

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3.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peosta Veterans by Education

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84.5%

Labor Force Participation

82.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Peosta Employment by Age

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Peosta Employment by Race

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Peosta 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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74.24%

Born in Peosta

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Peosta residents were born in the United States, with 74.24% having been born in Iowa. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Peosta Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,023834.28%
20201,940834.47%
20191,857834.68%
20181,774744.35%
20171,700503.03%
20161,650362.23%
20151,614533.40%
20141,561513.38%
20131,510161.07%
20121,494352.40%
20111,459563.99%
20101,4030.00%

Peosta Population by Year