Washburn, Iowa Population 2024

664

Washburn is a city located in Black Hawk County Iowa. Washburn has a 2024 population of 664. Washburn is currently growing at a rate of 5.56% annually and its population has increased by 26.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 524 in 2020.

The average household income in Washburn is $79,424 with a poverty rate of 13.3%. The median age in Washburn is 38.5 years: 38.3 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Washburn Demographics

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

  • White: 96.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
537.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.72% (140)
The current population of Washburn, Iowa is 664 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 524.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57696.97%
Two or more races183.03%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Washburn Population by Race

Washburn Population Pyramid 2024

Washburn Median Age

38.5

Total

38.3

Male

39.3

Female

Washburn Adults

There are 484 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Washburn.

Washburn Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washburn Sex Ratio

Female32154.04%
Male27345.96%

Washburn Population by Age

Washburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2692.2192.97.1
Married1592.4593.76.3
Non Family621.421000
Female392.311000
Male930100

2.37

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washburn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade459.3%
Associates Degree5310.95%
Bachelors Degree7916.32%
Graduate Degree122.48%
High School Graduate19941.12%
Less Than 9th Grade51.03%
Some College9118.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Washburn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washburn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46642191
2+ Races18130
Hispanic18130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.53%.

Washburn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,125$0$41,964
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,778$40,125$32,639
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,823$45,714$38,681
Some College$45,078$55,179$37,500

$41,823

Average Earnings

$45,714

Average Male

$38,681

Average Female

Washburn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washburn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washburn Language

100% of Washburn residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Washburn Language

Washburn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5767913.72%

13.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.19%

Male Poverty Rate

13.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washburn is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washburn is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.31%.

Washburn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.13%
Some College20.14%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Washburn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Washburn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washburn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,337$80,397
Households$72,461$79,424
Married Families$75,139$-999,999,999
Non Families-$62,853

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washburn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Washburn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washburn 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.

Washburn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washburn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea9
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Washburn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7416
75+9
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Washburn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White255.36%

Washburn Veterans by Race

Washburn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washburn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washburn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washburn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washburn 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

90.74%

Born in Washburn

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Washburn residents were born in the United States, with 90.74% having been born in Iowa. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Washburn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024664355.56%
2023629355.89%
2022594-70-10.54%
202166414026.72%
2020524-119-18.51%
2019643-13-1.98%
2018656-144-18%
2017800-88-9.91%
2016888-109-10.93%
2015997404.18%
2014957161.7%
2013941697.91%
2012872698.59%
2011803-73-8.33%
201087600%

Washburn Population by Year