Remsen, Iowa Population 2021

1,607
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Remsen is a city located in Plymouth County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,607, it is the 190th largest city in Iowa and the 8451st largest city in the United States . Remsen is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -3.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,663 in 2010. Remsen reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Remsen has a population density of 1,235 people per square mile.

The average household income in Remsen is $75,884 with a poverty rate of 8.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $133,800. The median age in Remsen is 41.4 years, 42.9 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Remsen Demographics

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

  • White: 93.34%
  • Native American: 2.67%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Remsen, Iowa is 1,607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,617.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,663.

Remsen, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71193.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native492.67%
Some Other Race472.56%
Two or More Races211.15%
Black or African American50.27%
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Remsen Population by Race

Remsen Population Pyramid $2021

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Remsen Median Age

41.4


Total

42.9


Male

40.3


Female

Remsen Adults

There are 1,363 adults, (347 of whom are seniors) in Remsen.

Remsen Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Remsen Sex Ratio

Female

950

51.83%

Male

883

48.17%

Remsen Population by Age

Remsen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Remsen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.2%58.8%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
All75.5%24.5%
Male87.3%12.7%
Married92.4%7.6%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Remsen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7342.4375.5
Married3833.0592.4
Non Family2451.1653.5
Male552.6787.3
Female513.6141.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Remsen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade352.94%
9th to 12th Grade584.87%
High School Graduate48740.86%
Some College29324.58%
Associates Degree1058.81%
Bachelors Degree19616.44%
Graduate Degree181.51%
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Remsen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Remsen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1321,066209
Hispanic45185
Other Race27
Native American1515
Black555

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

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

Remsen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,456$49,271$32,024
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$30,972$
High School Graduate$36,389$44,917$20,893
Some College$44,306$53,571$30,250
Bachelors Degree$53,068$56,250$48,750
Graduate Degree$62,813$$64,063

$43,456

Average Earnings

$49,271

Average Male

$32,024

Average Female

Remsen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Remsen Language by Age

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Remsen Language

96.17% of Remsen residents speak only English, while 3.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Remsen Language

Remsen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6191016.24%
Native4949100.00%
Hispanic9688.33%
Other47612.77%

8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Remsen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Remsen is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Remsen is White, with 6.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.84%.

Remsen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.54%
Less Than 9th Grade7.14%
High School6.78%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Remsen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.52%
Male Employed0.96%

Remsen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Remsen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,306$75,884
Families$71,417$86,510
Married Families$75,074-
Non Families$31,215$38,081
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Income by Household Type

Remsen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Remsen Married by Age and Sex

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Remsen 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.

Remsen Marital Status by Race

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Remsen Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
Korea15
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2

Remsen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7443
75+33
55 to 649
35 to 544
18 to 34

Remsen Veterans by Age

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Remsen Veterans by Race

Remsen Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Remsen Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.4%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Remsen Employment by Age

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Remsen Employment by Race

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Remsen 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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83.74%

Born in Remsen

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.51% of Remsen residents were born in the United States, with 83.74% having been born in Iowa. 3.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Remsen Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,607-5-0.31%
20201,612-5-0.31%
20191,617-5-0.31%
20181,622-13-0.80%
20171,635-13-0.79%
20161,648130.80%
20151,635-5-0.30%
20141,640-5-0.30%
20131,645-2-0.12%
20121,647-3-0.18%
20111,650-11-0.66%
20101,6610.00%

Remsen Population by Year