Royal, Iowa Population 2024

378

Royal is a city located in Clay County Iowa. Royal has a 2024 population of 378. Royal is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 380 in 2020.

The average household income in Royal is $61,544 with a poverty rate of 15.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Royal is 29.5 years, 27.9 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Royal Demographics

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

  • White: 98.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,281.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.53% (-2)
The current population of Royal, Iowa is 378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 380.

Royal, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50298.43%
Black or African American71.37%
Two or more races10.2%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Royal Population by Race

Royal Population Pyramid 2024

Royal Median Age

29.5

Total

27.9

Male

31.3

Female

Royal Adults

There are 377 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Royal.

Royal Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Royal Sex Ratio

Female24247.45%
Male26852.55%

Royal Population by Age

Royal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2122.4167.532.5
Non Family1081.5763.936.1
Married753.438416
Female272.9333.366.7
Male221000
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Royal 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

Royal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Royal 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 20.15%.

Royal Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,074

Average Earnings

$50,761

Average Male

$29,583

Average Female

Royal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Royal Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Royal Language

88.12% of Royal residents speak only English, while 11.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.88% of the population.

Royal Language

Royal Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4297116.55%
Black77100%
showing: 2 rows

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

14.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royal

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal is White, with 16.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.14%.

Royal Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25%
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%
Some College2.83%
showing: 4 rows

Royal Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Employed4.85%
Female Employed2.8%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Royal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Royal Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Royal Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Royal Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Royal 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.

Royal Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Royal Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Royal Veterans by War

count

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Royal Veterans by Age

count

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Royal Veterans by Race

Royal Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royal Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.6%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Royal Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Royal Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Royal 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

64.31%

Born in Royal

99.8%

Native Born

0.2%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.8% of Royal residents were born in the United States, with 64.31% having been born in Iowa. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Royal Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029373-1-0.27%
2028374-1-0.27%
2027375-1-0.27%
2026376-1-0.27%
2025377-1-0.26%
2024378-1-0.26%
2023379-1-0.26%
2022380-1-0.26%
202138110.26%
2020380-30-7.32%
2019410-2-0.49%
2018412-3-0.72%
2017415-8-1.89%
2016423-9-2.08%
2015432
2014432-2-0.46%
2013434-6-1.36%
2012440-6-1.35%
201144610.22%
2010445
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Royal Population by Year