Ralston, Iowa Population 2024

76

Ralston is a city located in Carroll County and Greene County Iowa. Ralston has a 2024 population of 76. Ralston is currently declining at a rate of -1.3% annually and its population has decreased by -3.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 79 in 2020.

The average household income in Ralston is $65,097 with a poverty rate of 19.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ralston is 41.1 years, 41.3 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Ralston Demographics

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

  • White: 91.55%
  • Two or more races: 8.45%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
38.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.8% (-3)
The current population of Ralston, Iowa is 76 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 79.

Ralston, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6591.55%
Two or more races68.45%
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

Ralston Population by Race

Ralston Population Pyramid 2024

Ralston Median Age

41.1

Total

41.3

Male

34.5

Female

Ralston Adults

There are 54 adults, (15 of whom are seniors) in Ralston.

Ralston Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ralston Sex Ratio

Female4259.15%
Male2940.85%

Ralston Population by Age

Ralston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All312.2974.225.8
Female132.7776.923.1
Married92.5677.822.2
Non Family81.2562.537.5
Male121000
showing: 5 rows

2.39

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ralston 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

Ralston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ralston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Ralston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,750

Average Earnings

$55,250

Average Male

$52,500

Average Female

Ralston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ralston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ralston Language

100% of Ralston 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.

Ralston Language

Ralston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White65812.31%
Multiple66100%
Hispanic33100%
showing: 3 rows

19.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.9%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ralston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ralston is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ralston is White, with 12.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 66.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50%.

Ralston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School27.27%
Some College21.74%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ralston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ralston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ralston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ralston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ralston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ralston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ralston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ralston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ralston Veterans by War

count

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Ralston Veterans by Age

count

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Ralston Veterans by Race

Ralston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ralston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ralston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ralston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ralston 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

74.65%

Born in Ralston

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ralston residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% 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.

Ralston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202971-1-1.39%
202872-1-1.37%
202773-1-1.35%
202674-1-1.33%
202575-1-1.32%
202476-1-1.3%
202377-1-1.28%
202278-1-1.27%
202179
20207968.22%
201973
201873-3-3.95%
201776
20167611.33%
201575
201475-1-1.32%
201376
201276-1-1.3%
201177
201077
showing: 20 rows

Ralston Population by Year