Remsen, Iowa Population 2024

1,667

Remsen is a city located in Plymouth County Iowa. Remsen has a 2024 population of 1,667. Remsen is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,673 in 2020.

The average household income in Remsen is $97,387 with a poverty rate of 4.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Remsen is 39 years, 42.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Remsen Demographics

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

  • White: 95.75%
  • Other race: 2.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,280.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.36% (-6)
The current population of Remsen, Iowa is 1,667 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,673.

Remsen, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,00695.75%
Other race592.82%
Two or more races231.1%
Black or African American70.33%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Remsen Population by Race

Remsen Population Pyramid 2024

Remsen Median Age

39

Total

42.3

Male

36.5

Female

Remsen Adults

There are 1,553 adults, (398 of whom are seniors) in Remsen.

Remsen Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Remsen Sex Ratio

Female1,10852.89%
Male98747.11%

Remsen Population by Age

Remsen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7142.8576.823.2
Married4123.5486.913.1
Non Family2241.2667.932.1
Male573.5856.143.9
Female214.4828.671.4
showing: 5 rows

3.4

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Remsen 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

Remsen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Remsen 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 black people with a rate of 71.43%.

Remsen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,976

Average Earnings

$61,250

Average Male

$34,500

Average Female

Remsen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Remsen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Remsen Language

95.39% of Remsen residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Remsen Language

Remsen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,885884.67%
Other591016.95%
Hispanic128107.81%
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4.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Remsen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Remsen is Other, with 16.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Remsen is White, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.31%.

Remsen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
High School5.33%
Some College1.9%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Remsen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.66%
Male Employed1.67%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Remsen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Remsen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Remsen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Remsen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Remsen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Remsen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Remsen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

96

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Remsen Veterans by War

count

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Remsen Veterans by Age

count

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Remsen Veterans by Race

Remsen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Remsen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Remsen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Remsen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Remsen 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

81.19%

Born in Remsen

95.61%

Native Born

4.39%

Foreign Born

4.39%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.61% of Remsen residents were born in the United States, with 81.19% having been born in Iowa. 4.39% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,667
20281,667
20271,667
20261,667
20251,667
20241,667
20231,667
20221,667
20211,667-6-0.36%
20201,673553.4%
20191,618-5-0.31%
20181,623-11-0.67%
20171,634-16-0.97%
20161,650150.92%
20151,635-6-0.37%
20141,641-4-0.24%
20131,645-2-0.12%
20121,647-3-0.18%
20111,650-12-0.72%
20101,662
showing: 20 rows

Remsen Population by Year