Peosta, Iowa Population 2024

2,233

Peosta is a city located in Dubuque County Iowa. Peosta has a 2024 population of 2,233. Peosta is currently growing at a rate of 3.96% annually and its population has increased by 15.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,931 in 2020.

The average household income in Peosta is $112,173 with a poverty rate of 6.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Peosta is 35.1 years, 32.9 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Peosta Demographics

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

  • White: 92.82%
  • Black or African American: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
898.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.64% (302)
The current population of Peosta, Iowa is 2,233 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,931.

Peosta, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71992.82%
Black or African American754.05%
Two or more races402.16%
Other race150.81%
Asian30.16%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Peosta Population by Race

Peosta Population Pyramid 2024

Peosta Median Age

35.1

Total

32.9

Male

37.2

Female

Peosta Adults

There are 1,216 adults, (160 of whom are seniors) in Peosta.

Peosta Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Peosta Sex Ratio

Female84045.36%
Male1,01254.64%

Peosta Population by Age

Peosta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6392.980.819.2
Married3863.5595.64.4
Non Family1761.2260.839.2
Female552.9569.130.9
Male224.739.190.9
showing: 5 rows

3.48

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Peosta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Peosta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peosta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Peosta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,250

Average Earnings

$71,447

Average Male

$47,500

Average Female

Peosta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peosta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Peosta Language

99.31% of Peosta residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.34% of the population.

Peosta Language

Peosta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,704784.58%
Black754560%
Multiple40410%
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6.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.02%

Male Poverty Rate

6.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peosta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peosta is Black, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peosta is White, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.

Peosta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.12%
High School12.12%
Some College2.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
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Peosta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.5%
Male Employed2.48%
Male Unemployed
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Peosta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peosta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Peosta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Peosta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Peosta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Peosta Veterans by War

count

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Peosta Veterans by Age

count

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Peosta Veterans by Race

Peosta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peosta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

81.1%

Labor Force Participation

79.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Peosta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Peosta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Peosta 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

78.4%

Born in Peosta

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Peosta residents were born in the United States, with 78.4% having been born in Iowa. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,658853.3%
20282,573853.42%
20272,488853.54%
20262,403853.67%
20252,318853.81%
20242,233853.96%
20232,148854.12%
20222,063854.3%
20211,978472.43%
20201,931693.71%
20191,862874.9%
20181,775734.29%
20171,702513.09%
20161,651352.17%
20151,616543.46%
20141,562513.38%
20131,511171.14%
20121,494352.4%
20111,459563.99%
20101,403
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Peosta Population by Year