Tipton, Iowa Population 2024

3,034

Tipton is a city located in Cedar County Iowa. Tipton has a 2024 population of 3,034. It is also the county seat of Cedar County.Tipton is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -3.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,146 in 2020.

The average household income in Tipton is $75,028 with a poverty rate of 8.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tipton is 42.1 years, 42.1 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Tipton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,499.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.56% (-112)
The current population of Tipton, Iowa is 3,034 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,146.

Tipton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,01196.2%
Two or more races621.98%
Black or African American300.96%
Native American160.51%
Other race110.35%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tipton Population by Race

Tipton Population Pyramid 2024

Tipton Median Age

42.1

Total

42.1

Male

42.5

Female

Tipton Adults

There are 2,450 adults, (759 of whom are seniors) in Tipton.

Tipton Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tipton Sex Ratio

Female1,67453.48%
Male1,45646.52%

Tipton Population by Age

Tipton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3062.376.423.6
Married5892.9891.28.8
Non Family4521.0856.943.1
Female2302.8778.721.3
Male352.8665.734.3
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2.83

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tipton 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

Tipton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tipton 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 white people with a rate of 21.14%.

Tipton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,469

Average Earnings

$52,790

Average Male

$40,893

Average Female

Tipton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tipton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tipton Language

99% of Tipton residents speak only English, while 1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1% of the population.

Tipton Language

Tipton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,8291665.87%
Multiple624674.19%
Hispanic612540.98%
Native1616100%
Other1111100%
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8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tipton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tipton is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tipton is White, with 5.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Tipton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.33%
Some College11.4%
High School7.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
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Tipton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed1.12%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Tipton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tipton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tipton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tipton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tipton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tipton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tipton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

196

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Tipton Veterans by War

count

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Tipton Veterans by Age

count

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Tipton Veterans by Race

Tipton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tipton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tipton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tipton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tipton 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

89.33%

Born in Tipton

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Tipton residents were born in the United States, with 89.33% having been born in Iowa. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tipton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,884-30-1.03%
20282,914-30-1.02%
20272,944-30-1.01%
20262,974-30-1%
20253,004-30-0.99%
20243,034-30-0.98%
20233,064-30-0.97%
20223,094-30-0.96%
20213,124-22-0.7%
20203,146-57-1.78%
20193,203-12-0.37%
20183,21570.22%
20173,208170.53%
20163,191120.38%
20153,179-1-0.03%
20143,180120.38%
20133,168-15-0.47%
20123,183-12-0.38%
20113,195-19-0.59%
20103,214591.87%
20003,1551575.24%
19902,998-57-1.87%
19803,0551786.19%
19702,877150.52%
19602,8622298.7%
19502,6331154.57%
19402,51850.2%
19002,513
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Tipton Population by Year