Sumner, Iowa Population 2024

2,038

Sumner is a city located in Bremer County and Fayette County Iowa. Sumner has a 2024 population of 2,038. Sumner is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,030 in 2020.

The average household income in Sumner is $81,315 with a poverty rate of 12.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sumner is 45.7 years, 44.5 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Sumner Demographics

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

  • White: 96.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.72%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
831.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.39% (8)
The current population of Sumner, Iowa is 2,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,030.

Sumner, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,07496.69%
Two or more races371.72%
Black or African American251.17%
Native American90.42%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sumner Population by Race

Sumner Population Pyramid 2024

Sumner Median Age

45.7

Total

44.5

Male

48.6

Female

Sumner Adults

There are 1,659 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Sumner.

Sumner Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner Sex Ratio

Female1,05048.95%
Male1,09551.05%

Sumner Population by Age

Sumner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8792.377525
Married4073.068614
Non Family3721.158.941.1
Female734.8294.55.5
Male272.8977.822.2
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sumner 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

Sumner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,250

Average Earnings

$52,679

Average Male

$34,688

Average Female

Sumner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sumner Language

99.12% of Sumner residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Sumner Language

Sumner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,00125312.64%
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12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

10.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 12.64% 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 10.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.85%.

Sumner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.33%
High School14.01%
Some College10.69%
Bachelors or Greater8.31%
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Sumner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35%
Female Employed3.73%
Male Employed2.46%
Male Unemployed
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Sumner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sumner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sumner 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.

Sumner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sumner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

159

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Sumner Veterans by War

count

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Sumner Veterans by Age

count

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Sumner Veterans by Race

Sumner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sumner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner 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

89.28%

Born in Sumner

99.3%

Native Born

0.7%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.3% of Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 89.28% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sumner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,04310.05%
20282,04210.05%
20272,04110.05%
20262,04010.05%
20252,03910.05%
20242,03810.05%
20232,03710.05%
20222,03610.05%
20212,03550.25%
20202,030613.1%
20191,969-3-0.15%
20181,972-7-0.35%
20171,979-16-0.8%
20161,995-13-0.65%
20152,008-6-0.3%
20142,014-5-0.25%
20132,01910.05%
20122,01860.3%
20112,012-12-0.59%
20102,024
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Sumner Population by Year