Solon, Iowa Population 2021

2,722
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Solon is a city located in Johnson County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 2,722, it is the 123rd largest city in Iowa and the 6554th largest city in the United States . Solon is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 33.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,037 in 2010. Solon reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Solon has a population density of 2,054 people per square mile.

The average household income in Solon is $90,821 with a poverty rate of 5.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $253,800. The median age in Solon is 33.4 years, 25.9 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Solon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.91%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Solon, Iowa is 2,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,690.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,037.

Solon, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,50895.91%
Some Other Race752.87%
Black or African American170.65%
Two or More Races150.57%
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Solon Population by Race

Solon Population Pyramid $2021

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Solon Median Age

33.4


Total

25.9


Male

36.8


Female

Solon Adults

There are 1,692 adults, (372 of whom are seniors) in Solon.

Solon Age Dependency

98.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Solon Sex Ratio

Female

1,402

53.61%

Male

1,213

46.39%

Solon Population by Age

Solon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Solon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female61.7%38.3%
All74%26%
Married90.8%9.2%
Male100%0%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Solon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8862.8874
Married5123.6590.8
Non Family2681.2243.3
Female812.9161.7
Male254.72100

3.58

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Solon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.42%
9th to 12th Grade432.91%
High School Graduate29720.12%
Some College34323.24%
Associates Degree1449.76%
Bachelors Degree39626.83%
Graduate Degree23215.72%
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Solon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4071,348611
Hispanic53536
Other Race4242
2+ Races111111
Black5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,896$76,115$37,097
Less Than 9th Grade$25,515$$
High School Graduate$43,125$$37,361
Some College$47,188$70,667$24,813
Bachelors Degree$62,500$80,625$47,083
Graduate Degree$72,750$81,875$64,659

$54,896

Average Earnings

$76,115

Average Male

$37,097

Average Female

Solon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solon Language by Age

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Solon Language

96.67% of Solon residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Solon Language

Solon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1047572.12%
Other7575100.00%
White2,416512.11%
Black17529.41%

5.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solon is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solon is White, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.26%.

Solon Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.32%
Less Than 9th Grade8.77%
Some College5.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Solon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.09%
Male Employed3.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Solon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,691$90,821
Families$94,483$110,509
Married Families$113,393-
Non Families$32,115$43,547
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Income by Household Type

Solon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Solon Married by Age and Sex

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Solon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Solon Marital Status by Race

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Solon Marital Status

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57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War12
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
Korea

Solon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+25
35 to 5412
65 to 749
18 to 347
55 to 644

Solon Veterans by Age

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Solon Veterans by Race

Solon Veterans by Education

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7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solon Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Solon Employment by Age

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Solon Employment by Race

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Solon 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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79.50%

Born in Solon

98.20%

Native Born

1.80%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.20% of Solon residents were born in the United States, with 79.50% having been born in Iowa. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Solon Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,722160.59%
20202,706160.59%
20192,690160.60%
20182,674411.56%
20172,633441.70%
20162,589431.69%
20152,5461214.99%
20142,4251576.92%
20132,268401.80%
20122,228431.97%
20112,185833.95%
20102,1020.00%

Solon Population by Year