Spirit Lake, Iowa Population 2022

5,428
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Spirit Lake is a city located in Dickinson County Iowa. Spirit Lake has a 2020 population of 5,428. It is also the county seat of Dickinson County. Spirit Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.71% annually and its population has increased by 11.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,860 in 2010.

The average household income in Spirit Lake is $69,767 with a poverty rate of 7.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $156,300. The median age in Spirit Lake is 42.5 years, 39.7 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Spirit Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spirit Lakewas:

  • White: 98.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Spirit Lake, Iowa is 5,428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,428.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,860.

Spirit Lake, Iowa Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,5321370.78%
202017,3951370.79%
201917,2581370.79%
201817,121-20-0.12%
201717,141320.19%
201617,1091050.61%
201517,0041640.96%
201416,840-38-0.23%
201316,878-47-0.28%
201216,925660.39%
201116,8591891.12%
201016,6700.00%

Spirit Lake Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97398.11%
Two or More Races541.07%
Asian290.57%
Black or African American130.26%
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Spirit Lake Population by Race

Spirit Lake Population Pyramid $2022

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Spirit Lake Median Age

42.5


Total

39.7


Male

48.6


Female

Spirit Lake Adults

There are 4,113 adults, (1,070 of whom are seniors) in Spirit Lake.

Spirit Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Spirit Lake Sex Ratio

Female

2,703

53.32%

Male

2,366

46.68%

Spirit Lake Population by Age

Spirit Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spirit Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female63%37%
All71.9%28.1%
Married91.4%8.6%
Male100%0%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spirit Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5521.9471.9
Non Family1,0991.0552.7
Married1,0012.7191.4
Female3032.3563
Male1492.42100

2.49

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Spirit Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.58%
9th to 12th Grade1193.26%
High School Graduate85923.55%
Some College74320.37%
Associates Degree53714.72%
Bachelors Degree1,07429.45%
Graduate Degree2948.06%
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Spirit Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spirit Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5333,4231,296
Hispanic727272
Asian29
Black1212
2+ Races1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Spirit Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,924$48,721$32,086
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,766$41,576$48,229
Some College$31,675$50,833$24,913
Bachelors Degree$49,234$62,003$41,250
Graduate Degree$39,250$60,875$31,736

$41,924

Average Earnings

$48,721

Average Male

$32,086

Average Female

Spirit Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spirit Lake Language by Age

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Spirit Lake Language

96.23% of Spirit Lake residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Spirit Lake Language

Spirit Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7553838.05%
Black88100.00%
OtherNaN%

7.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

6.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spirit Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spirit Lake is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spirit Lake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.09%.

Spirit Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.65%
Less Than 9th Grade7.38%
High School6.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Spirit Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.03%

Spirit Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spirit Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,293$69,767
Families$81,422$84,942
Married Families$90,612-
Non Families$34,974$41,469
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Income by Household Type

Spirit Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Spirit Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Spirit Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Spirit Lake Marital Status by Race

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Spirit Lake Marital Status

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208

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
Korea48
World War II15
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War

Spirit Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+102
65 to 7473
55 to 6418
18 to 3414
35 to 541

Spirit Lake Veterans by Age

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Spirit Lake Veterans by Race

Spirit Lake Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spirit Lake Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Spirit Lake Employment by Age

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Spirit Lake Employment by Race

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Spirit Lake 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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73.19%

Born in Spirit Lake

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Spirit Lake residents were born in the United States, with 73.19% having been born in Iowa. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Spirit Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,428911.71%
20215,337911.73%
20205,246911.77%
20195,155911.80%
20185,064-31-0.61%
20175,095741.47%
20165,021340.68%
20154,987691.40%
20144,918-2-0.04%
20134,920-21-0.43%
20124,941340.69%
20114,907470.97%
20104,8605991.32%
20004,2613900.96%
19903,871-105-0.27%
19803,9769622.81%
19703,0143291.16%
19602,6850.00%

Spirit Lake Population by Year