Promise City, Iowa Population 2024

89

Promise City is a city located in Wayne County Iowa. Promise City has a 2024 population of 89. Promise City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89 in 2020.

The average household income in Promise City is $51,177 with a poverty rate of 18.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Promise City is 55.7 years, 54.5 years for males, and 56 years for females.

Promise City Demographics

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

  • White: 98.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
470.90/sq mi
The current population of Promise City, Iowa is 89 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 89.

Promise City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7998.75%
Two or more races11.25%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Promise City Population by Race

Promise City Population Pyramid 2024

Promise City Median Age

55.7

Total

54.5

Male

56

Female

Promise City Adults

There are 64 adults, (18 of whom are seniors) in Promise City.

Promise City Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Promise City Sex Ratio

Female4860%
Male3240%

Promise City Population by Age

Promise City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All392.0569.230.8
Non Family191.0557.942.1
Married132.691000
Female542080
Male22.51000
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Promise City 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

Promise City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Promise City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.94%.

Promise City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Promise City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Promise City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Promise City Language

100% of Promise City residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Promise City Language

Promise City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White791518.99%
showing: 1 rows

18.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.13%

Male Poverty Rate

29.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Promise City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Promise City is White, with 18.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Promise City is White, with 18.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.79%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Promise City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
Some College18.18%
High School6.25%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Promise City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed30.77%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Promise City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Promise City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Promise City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Promise City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Promise City 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 55-64.

Promise City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Promise City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Promise City Veterans by War

count

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Promise City Veterans by Age

count

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Promise City Veterans by Race

Promise City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Promise City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Promise City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Promise City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Promise City 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

61.25%

Born in Promise City

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Promise City residents were born in the United States, with 61.25% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Promise City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202989
202889
202789
202689
202589
202489
202389
202289
202189
202089-21-19.09%
201911010.92%
2018109-2-1.8%
201711110.91%
201611021.85%
2015108-1-0.92%
2014109
201310910.93%
2012108
2011108-1-0.92%
2010109
showing: 20 rows

Promise City Population by Year