Postville, Iowa Population 2021

1,993
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Postville is a city located in Allamakee County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,993, it is the 160th largest city in Iowa and the 7648th largest city in the United States . Postville is currently declining at a rate of -1.48% annually and its population has decreased by -10.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,227 in 2010. Postville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Postville has a population density of 944 people per square mile.

The average household income in Postville is $61,916 with a poverty rate of 30.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $84,200. The median age in Postville is 30.7 years, 31.4 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.

Postville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.02%
  • Black or African American: 10.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Asian: 2.28%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Postville, Iowa is 1,993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,053.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,227.

Postville, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08982.02%
Black or African American27210.68%
Two or More Races863.38%
Asian582.28%
Some Other Race341.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.31%
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Postville Population by Race

Postville Population Pyramid $2021

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Postville Median Age

30.7


Total

31.4


Male

29.1


Female

Postville Adults

There are 1,629 adults, (309 of whom are seniors) in Postville.

Postville Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Postville Sex Ratio

Female

1,221

47.94%

Male

1,326

52.06%

Postville Population by Age

Postville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Postville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female53.2%46.8%
All61.7%38.3%
Male67.9%32.1%
Married71.5%28.5%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Postville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8273.0261.7
Married4033.4671.5
Non Family2311.6346.3
Female1094.3353.2
Male843.0167.9

3.48

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Postville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40727.19%
9th to 12th Grade1137.55%
High School Graduate48032.06%
Some College25817.23%
Associates Degree1016.75%
Bachelors Degree916.08%
Graduate Degree473.14%
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Postville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Postville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White777726118
Hispanic4301337
Black23159
Asian46467
Other Race2822
Native American888
2+ Races77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Postville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,645$35,789$23,125
Less Than 9th Grade$20,457$21,750$19,394
High School Graduate$38,043$42,750$31,667
Some College$30,242$41,458$23,984
Bachelors Degree$33,438$42,813$31,071
Graduate Degree$58,333$$58,750

$30,645

Average Earnings

$35,789

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Postville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Postville Language by Age

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Postville Language

45.67% of Postville residents speak only English, while 54.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.22% of the population.

Postville Language

Postville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic94949952.58%
White1,12214412.83%
Black27211040.44%

30.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.28%

Male Poverty Rate

29.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Postville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Postville is Hispanic, with 52.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Postville is White, with 12.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.31%.

Postville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.20%
High School9.57%
Some College3.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.57%

Postville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.53%
Female Employed17.86%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Postville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Postville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$61,916
Families$60,536$66,264
Married Families$63,384-
Non Families$37,125$47,804
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Income by Household Type

Postville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Postville Married by Age and Sex

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Postville 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 55-64.

Postville Marital Status by Race

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Postville Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War15
World War II13
Second Gulf War9
Korea4

Postville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+44
65 to 7419
55 to 644
35 to 542
18 to 34

Postville Veterans by Age

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Postville Veterans by Race

Postville Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Postville Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Postville Employment by Age

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Postville Employment by Race

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Postville 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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47.74%

Born in Postville

66.20%

Native Born

33.80%

Foreign Born

21.83%

Non Citizen

11.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.20% of Postville residents were born in the United States, with 47.74% having been born in Iowa. 21.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Postville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,993-30-1.48%
20202,023-30-1.46%
20192,053-30-1.44%
20182,083-3-0.14%
20172,086-13-0.62%
20162,099-10-0.47%
20152,109-40-1.86%
20142,149-10-0.46%
20132,159-12-0.55%
20122,171-22-1.00%
20112,193-37-1.66%
20102,2300.00%

Postville Population by Year