Vinton, Iowa Population 2024

4,945

Vinton is a city located in Benton County Iowa. Vinton has a 2024 population of 4,945. It is also the county seat of Benton County.Vinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,923 in 2020.

The average household income in Vinton is $78,763 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Vinton is 44.1 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Vinton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,013.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.45% (22)
The current population of Vinton, Iowa is 4,945 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,923.

Vinton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,60292.91%
Two or more races1643.31%
Other race731.47%
Black or African American691.39%
Asian270.55%
Native American180.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Vinton Population by Race

Vinton Population Pyramid 2024

Vinton Median Age

44.1

Total

38.2

Male

45.2

Female

Vinton Adults

There are 3,780 adults, (1,114 of whom are seniors) in Vinton.

Vinton Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Vinton Sex Ratio

Female2,68654.23%
Male2,26745.77%

Vinton Population by Age

Vinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1542.227723
Non Family9511.35941
Married948398.61.4
Female1542.5869.530.5
Male1012.9554.545.5
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vinton 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

Vinton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vinton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Vinton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,158

Average Earnings

$56,344

Average Male

$55,804

Average Female

Vinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vinton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vinton Language

94.16% of Vinton residents speak only English, while 5.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Vinton Language

Vinton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,3024229.81%
Hispanic1443423.61%
Other722433.33%
Multiple1632213.5%
Black602033.33%
Native181055.56%
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10.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.6%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vinton is Native, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vinton is White, with 9.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.86%.

Vinton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.25%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater10.94%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Vinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.46%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed16.98%
Female Employed3.23%
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Vinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vinton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vinton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vinton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Vinton 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.

Vinton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vinton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

255

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Vinton Veterans by War

count

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Vinton Veterans by Age

count

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Vinton Veterans by Race

Vinton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vinton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vinton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vinton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vinton 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

81.36%

Born in Vinton

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Vinton residents were born in the United States, with 81.36% having been born in Iowa. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vinton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,935-2-0.04%
20284,937-2-0.04%
20274,939-2-0.04%
20264,941-2-0.04%
20254,943-2-0.04%
20244,945-2-0.04%
20234,947-2-0.04%
20224,949-2-0.04%
20214,951280.57%
20204,923-140-2.77%
20195,063-23-0.45%
20185,086-31-0.61%
20175,117-14-0.27%
20165,131-4-0.08%
20155,135-16-0.31%
20145,151-26-0.5%
20135,177-33-0.63%
20125,210-50-0.95%
20115,26070.13%
20105,2531512.96%
20005,102-1-0.02%
19905,103631.25%
19805,0401954.02%
19704,845641.34%
19604,78147411.01%
19504,3071443.46%
19404,16379123.46%
19303,372-9-0.27%
19203,381451.35%
19103,336-163-4.66%
19003,49963422.13%
18902,865-41-1.41%
18802,906
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Vinton Population by Year