Solon, Iowa Population 2024

3,264

Solon is a city located in Johnson County Iowa. Solon has a 2024 population of 3,264. Solon is currently growing at a rate of 1.78% annually and its population has increased by 7.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,037 in 2020.

The average household income in Solon is $116,352 with a poverty rate of 1.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Solon is 36.8 years, 32.8 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Solon Demographics

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

  • White: 96.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,463.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.47% (227)
The current population of Solon, Iowa is 3,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,037.

Solon, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,90996.32%
Two or more races832.75%
Black or African American140.46%
Other race140.46%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Solon Population by Race

Solon Population Pyramid 2024

Solon Median Age

36.8

Total

32.8

Male

39.2

Female

Solon Adults

There are 2,090 adults, (460 of whom are seniors) in Solon.

Solon Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Solon Sex Ratio

Female1,75958.25%
Male1,26141.75%

Solon Population by Age

Solon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0342.8482.717.3
Married5513.5496.23.8
Non Family3031.168.331.7
Female1142.9967.532.5
Male664.7662.137.9
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Solon 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

Solon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Solon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,379

Average Earnings

$87,697

Average Male

$43,875

Average Female

Solon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Solon Language

98.23% of Solon residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Solon Language

Solon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,807521.85%
Black14642.86%
showing: 2 rows

1.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

3.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solon is Black, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solon is White, with 1.85% 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 4.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.92%.

Solon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
High School1.88%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Solon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.19%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Solon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Solon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Solon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Solon 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.

Solon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Solon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Solon Veterans by War

count

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Solon Veterans by Age

count

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Solon Veterans by Race

Solon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74%

Labor Force Participation

73.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Solon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Solon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Solon 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

84.17%

Born in Solon

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Solon residents were born in the United States, with 84.17% 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.

Solon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,549571.63%
20283,492571.66%
20273,435571.69%
20263,378571.72%
20253,321571.75%
20243,264571.78%
20233,207571.81%
20223,150571.84%
20213,093561.84%
20203,03732211.86%
20192,715291.08%
20182,686411.55%
20172,645481.85%
20162,597441.72%
20152,5531214.98%
20142,4321597%
20132,273411.84%
20122,232431.96%
20112,189843.99%
20102,105
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Solon Population by Year