Saylorville, Iowa Population 2024

2,837

Saylorville is a city located in Polk County Iowa. Saylorville has a 2024 population of 2,837. Saylorville is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,743 in 2020.

The average household income in Saylorville is $105,832 with a poverty rate of 3.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Saylorville is 47 years, 50.7 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Saylorville Demographics

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

  • White: 86.11%
  • Two or more races: 6.73%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
6.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
414.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.43% (94)
The current population of Saylorville, Iowa is 2,837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,743.

Saylorville, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,44386.11%
Two or more races1916.73%
Black or African American1565.5%
Asian471.66%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Saylorville Population by Race

Saylorville Population Pyramid 2024

Saylorville Median Age

47

Total

50.7

Male

41.9

Female

Saylorville Adults

There are 2,090 adults, (724 of whom are seniors) in Saylorville.

Saylorville Age Dependency

107.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Saylorville Sex Ratio

Female1,40349.45%
Male1,43450.55%

Saylorville Population by Age

Saylorville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2282.3186.713.3
Married7492.7996.73.3
Non Family3821.1373.626.4
Female873.4157.542.5
Male1021000
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saylorville 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

Saylorville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saylorville 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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Saylorville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,915

Average Earnings

$57,527

Average Male

$52,973

Average Female

Saylorville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saylorville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saylorville Language

97.1% of Saylorville residents speak only English, while 2.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Saylorville Language

Saylorville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3831004.2%
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3.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.97%

Male Poverty Rate

3.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saylorville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saylorville is White, with 4.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saylorville is White, with 4.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 13.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.29%.

Saylorville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.84%
Some College10.1%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%
High School
showing: 4 rows

Saylorville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.68%
Male Employed2.69%
Female Employed1.9%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Saylorville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saylorville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saylorville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

68.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Saylorville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saylorville 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.

Saylorville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saylorville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

257

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Saylorville Veterans by War

count

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Saylorville Veterans by Age

count

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Saylorville Veterans by Race

Saylorville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saylorville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Saylorville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saylorville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saylorville 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

71.98%

Born in Saylorville

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Saylorville residents were born in the United States, with 71.98% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Saylorville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,837
20232,837
20222,837-79-2.71%
20212,9161736.31%
20202,743-1,266-31.58%
20194,00951714.81%
20183,492-223-6%
20173,7152707.84%
20163,445-40-1.15%
20153,48554118.38%
20142,944-141-4.57%
20133,0852368.28%
20122,849-143-4.78%
20112,992-309-9.36%
20103,301
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Saylorville Population by Year