Stratford, Iowa Population 2024

677

Stratford is a city located in Hamilton County and Webster County Iowa. Stratford has a 2024 population of 677. Stratford is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -3.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 703 in 2020.

The average household income in Stratford is $55,557 with a poverty rate of 14.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Stratford is 52.2 years, 51.3 years for males, and 54 years for females.

Stratford Demographics

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

  • White: 91%
  • Black or African American: 5.35%
  • Other race: 3.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
354.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.7% (-26)
The current population of Stratford, Iowa is 677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 703.

Stratford, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74891%
Black or African American445.35%
Other race253.04%
Two or more races50.61%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Stratford Population by Race

Stratford Population Pyramid 2024

Stratford Median Age

52.2

Total

51.3

Male

54

Female

Stratford Adults

There are 677 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Stratford.

Stratford Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

64.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Stratford Sex Ratio

Female45655.47%
Male36644.53%

Stratford Population by Age

Stratford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3422.2681.918.1
Non Family1631.1369.330.7
Married1202.9898.31.7
Female414.3475.624.4
Male182.941000
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stratford 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

Stratford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.42%.

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,589

Average Earnings

$44,750

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Stratford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stratford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stratford Language

99.38% of Stratford residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Stratford Language

Stratford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White68910214.8%
Black44715.91%
Hispanic10660%
showing: 3 rows

14.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.14%

Male Poverty Rate

17.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stratford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stratford is Hispanic, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stratford is White, with 14.8% 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 26.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.15%.

Stratford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
Bachelors or Greater12.73%
High School12.55%
Some College7.85%
showing: 4 rows

Stratford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed14.67%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Stratford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stratford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stratford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Stratford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stratford 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.

Stratford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stratford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Stratford Veterans by War

count

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Stratford Veterans by Age

count

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Stratford Veterans by Race

Stratford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

33.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stratford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Stratford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stratford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stratford 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

85.52%

Born in Stratford

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Stratford residents were born in the United States, with 85.52% having been born in Iowa. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stratford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029642-7-1.08%
2028649-7-1.07%
2027656-7-1.06%
2026663-7-1.04%
2025670-7-1.03%
2024677-7-1.02%
2023684-7-1.01%
2022691-7-1%
2021698-5-0.71%
202070350.72%
2019698-10-1.41%
2018708-7-0.98%
2017715-2-0.28%
2016717-9-1.24%
2015726-2-0.27%
2014728
2013728-3-0.41%
2012731-5-0.68%
2011736-3-0.41%
2010739
showing: 20 rows

Stratford Population by Year