Runnells, Iowa Population 2024

440

Runnells is a city located in Polk County Iowa. Runnells has a 2024 population of 440. Runnells is currently declining at a rate of -0.9% annually and its population has decreased by -3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 454 in 2020.

The average household income in Runnells is $88,877 with a poverty rate of 4.9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Runnells is 39.1 years, 42 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Runnells Demographics

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

  • White: 97.42%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,032.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.08% (-14)
The current population of Runnells, Iowa is 440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 454.

Runnells, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37897.42%
Native American41.03%
Two or more races41.03%
Other race20.52%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Runnells Population by Race

Runnells Population Pyramid 2024

Runnells Median Age

39.1

Total

42

Male

36

Female

Runnells Adults

There are 316 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Runnells.

Runnells Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Runnells Sex Ratio

Female18647.94%
Male20252.06%

Runnells Population by Age

Runnells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1522.5580.319.7
Married82398.81.2
Non Family501.64456
Female113.7390.99.1
Male92.331000
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Runnells 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

Runnells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Runnells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Runnells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,458

Average Earnings

$52,000

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

Runnells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Runnells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Runnells Language

97.81% of Runnells residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Runnells Language

Runnells Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White371195.12%
showing: 1 rows

4.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Runnells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Runnells is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Runnells is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.25%.

Runnells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
High School6.54%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Runnells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.5%
Male Employed2.59%
Female Employed2.17%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Runnells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Runnells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Runnells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Runnells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Runnells 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.

Runnells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Runnells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Runnells Veterans by War

count

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Runnells Veterans by Age

count

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Runnells Veterans by Race

Runnells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Runnells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Runnells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Runnells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Runnells 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

80.41%

Born in Runnells

96.91%

Native Born

3.09%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.91% of Runnells residents were born in the United States, with 80.41% having been born in Iowa. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Runnells Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029420-4-0.94%
2028424-4-0.93%
2027428-4-0.93%
2026432-4-0.92%
2025436-4-0.91%
2024440-4-0.9%
2023444-4-0.89%
2022448-4-0.88%
2021452-2-0.44%
2020454-52-10.28%
2019506-6-1.17%
2018512-13-2.48%
2017525-3-0.57%
2016528-2-0.38%
201553040.76%
2014526
2013526
201252661.15%
201152050.97%
2010515
showing: 20 rows

Runnells Population by Year