Washburn, Iowa Population 2024

594

Washburn is a city located in Black Hawk County Iowa. Washburn has a 2024 population of 594. Washburn is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 13.36% 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 rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
480.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.36% (70)
The current population of Washburn, Iowa is 594 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 524.

Washburn, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57696.97%
Two or more races183.03%
Black or African American
Native American
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

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
showing: 5 rows

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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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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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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$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 speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Washburn Language

Washburn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5767913.72%
showing: 1 rows

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 . Among those working part-time, it was , 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 Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Washburn Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Washburn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washburn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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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

Female Veterans

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Washburn Veterans by War

count

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Washburn Veterans by Age

count

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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

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Washburn residents were born in the United States, with 90.74% having been born in Iowa. 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
2024594
2023594
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%
2010876
showing: 15 rows

Washburn Population by Year