Stratford, Iowa Population 2021

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Stratford is a city located in Hamilton County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 681, it is the 378th largest city in Iowa and the 12009th largest city in the United States . Stratford is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -8.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 743 in 2010. Stratford reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Stratford has a population density of 356 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stratford is $60,276 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $746 per month, and the median house value is $77,600. The median age in Stratford is 50.4 years, 51.2 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Stratford Demographics

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

  • White: 99.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Stratford, Iowa is 681 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 743.

Stratford, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61599.84%
Black or African American10.16%
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Stratford Population by Race

Stratford Population Pyramid $2021

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Stratford Median Age

50.4


Total

51.2


Male

49.7


Female

Stratford Adults

There are 500 adults, (189 of whom are seniors) in Stratford.

Stratford Age Dependency

98.1

Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Stratford Sex Ratio

Female

306

49.68%

Male

310

50.32%

Stratford Population by Age

Stratford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stratford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family56.6%43.4%
All73.9%26.1%
Female76.9%23.1%
Married84.2%15.8%
Male100%0%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stratford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2612.1973.9
Married1202.9484.2
Non Family1061.0856.6
Male222.59100
Female133.6976.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Stratford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.79%
9th to 12th Grade102.24%
High School Graduate19543.62%
Some College12728.41%
Associates Degree337.38%
Bachelors Degree6614.77%
Graduate Degree81.79%
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Stratford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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

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

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,125$45,938$38,036
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,250$46,429$26,250
Some College$40,250$44,821$30,250
Bachelors Degree$70,750$60,625$71,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,125

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$38,036

Average Female

Stratford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stratford Language by Age

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Stratford Language

99.83% of Stratford residents speak only English, while 0.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.17% of the population.

Stratford Language

Stratford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White566478.30%
Hispanic5480.00%
Black11100.00%

9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.32%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stratford

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stratford is White, with 8.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.95%.

Stratford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
Less Than 9th Grade6.67%
High School2.37%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stratford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,458$60,276
Families$83,125$76,861
Married Families$95,000-
Non Families$29,375$32,770
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Income by Household Type

Stratford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Stratford Married by Age and Sex

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Stratford 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 55-64.

Stratford Marital Status by Race

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Stratford Marital Status

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War15
Korea9
First Gulf War4
World War II3

Stratford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
65 to 7418
18 to 3415
55 to 648
35 to 546

Stratford Veterans by Age

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Stratford Veterans by Race

Stratford Veterans by Education

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9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stratford Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Stratford Employment by Age

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Stratford Employment by Race

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Stratford 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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77.76%

Born in Stratford

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Stratford residents were born in the United States, with 77.76% having been born in Iowa. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Stratford Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021681-9-1.30%
2020690-9-1.29%
2019699-9-1.27%
2018708-9-1.26%
2017717-1-0.14%
2016718-10-1.37%
2015728-2-0.27%
20147300.00%
2013730-1-0.14%
2012731-7-0.95%
2011738-3-0.40%
20107410.00%

Stratford Population by Year