Rolfe, Iowa Population 2021

516
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Rolfe is a city located in Pocahontas County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 516, it is the 431st largest city in Iowa and the 13169th largest city in the United States . Rolfe is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -11.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 584 in 2010. Rolfe reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Rolfe has a population density of 492 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rolfe is $54,218 with a poverty rate of 20.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $33,100. The median age in Rolfe is 42.4 years, 44.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Rolfe Demographics

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

  • White: 97.90%
  • Other race: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Rolfe, Iowa is 516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 532.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 584.

Rolfe, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56097.90%
Some Other Race122.10%
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Rolfe Population by Race

Rolfe Population Pyramid $2021

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Rolfe Median Age

42.4


Total

44.6


Male

33.6


Female

Rolfe Adults

There are 433 adults, (133 of whom are seniors) in Rolfe.

Rolfe Age Dependency

90.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rolfe Sex Ratio

Female

311

54.37%

Male

261

45.63%

Rolfe Population by Age

Rolfe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rolfe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.5%64.5%
Male55.3%44.7%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
All68.4%31.6%
Married91.3%8.7%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rolfe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2442.2568.4
Married1032.8291.3
Non Family721.2156.9
Male383.0355.3
Female311.8135.5

2.52

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Rolfe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82.17%
9th to 12th Grade5214.13%
High School Graduate12634.24%
Some College8021.74%
Associates Degree5214.13%
Bachelors Degree328.70%
Graduate Degree184.89%
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Rolfe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rolfe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35830750
Hispanic101
Other Race7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.97%.

Rolfe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,458$32,500$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$30,227$31,364$2,500
High School Graduate$27,222$27,014$30,469
Some College$28,750$41,477$20,179
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,458

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Rolfe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rolfe Language by Age

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Rolfe Language

98.44% of Rolfe residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Rolfe Language

Rolfe Poverty by Race

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20.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.88%

Male Poverty Rate

26.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rolfe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rolfe is White, with 21.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rolfe is White, with 21.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.75%.

Rolfe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
Some College10.61%
High School10.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rolfe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed20.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rolfe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rolfe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,069$54,218
Families$47,708$60,417
Married Families$64,107-
Non Families$32,143$32,993
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Income by Household Type

Rolfe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rolfe Married by Age and Sex

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Rolfe 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 Over 65.

Rolfe Marital Status by Race

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Rolfe Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Korea3
Second Gulf War3
World War II2
First Gulf War1

Rolfe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
65 to 749
55 to 644
35 to 542
18 to 341

Rolfe Veterans by Age

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Rolfe Veterans by Race

Rolfe Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rolfe Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rolfe Employment by Age

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Rolfe Employment by Race

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Rolfe 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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71.33%

Born in Rolfe

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Rolfe residents were born in the United States, with 71.33% having been born in Iowa. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rolfe Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021516-8-1.53%
2020524-8-1.50%
2019532-8-1.48%
2018540-8-1.46%
2017548-2-0.36%
2016550-8-1.43%
2015558-9-1.59%
2014567-1-0.18%
2013568-2-0.35%
2012570-6-1.04%
2011576-6-1.03%
20105820.00%

Rolfe Population by Year