Waukee, Iowa Population 2022

28,205
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Waukee is a city located in Dallas County Iowa. Waukee has a 2020 population of 28,205. Waukee is currently growing at a rate of 5.11% annually and its population has increased by 101.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,014 in 2010.

The average household income in Waukee is $119,170 with a poverty rate of 3.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,130 per month, and the median house value is $238,900. The median age in Waukee is 33.2 years, 32.5 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Waukee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waukeewas:

  • White: 91.30%
  • Asian: 3.18%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Waukee, Iowa is 28,205 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,014.

Waukee, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,97791.30%
Asian6623.18%
Black or African American4892.35%
Two or More Races4242.04%
Some Other Race1500.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.40%
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Waukee Population by Race

Waukee Population Pyramid $2022

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Waukee Median Age

33.2


Total

32.5


Male

34.1


Female

Waukee Adults

There are 14,554 adults, (2,151 of whom are seniors) in Waukee.

Waukee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Waukee Sex Ratio

Female

10,779

51.86%

Male

10,006

48.14%

Waukee Population by Age

Waukee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waukee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Male66.5%33.5%
All73.9%26.1%
Female75.4%24.6%
Married88.6%11.4%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waukee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0372.5873.9
Married4,5093.2888.6
Non Family2,5441.2148.4
Female6682.775.4
Male3163.4266.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Waukee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade900.69%
9th to 12th Grade1841.41%
High School Graduate1,89814.58%
Some College2,33617.95%
Associates Degree1,42710.96%
Bachelors Degree4,87637.46%
Graduate Degree2,20616.95%
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Waukee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waukee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,54211,3836,392
Hispanic586489212
Asian408390299
Black349349123
2+ Races14211637
Other Race836419
Islander542525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.28%.

Waukee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,442$72,447$50,405
Less Than 9th Grade$21,379$22,112$
High School Graduate$38,965$54,363$32,926
Some College$47,560$49,766$44,545
Bachelors Degree$69,292$84,554$54,956
Graduate Degree$80,166$93,651$65,000

$59,442

Average Earnings

$72,447

Average Male

$50,405

Average Female

Waukee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waukee Language by Age

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Waukee Language

90.61% of Waukee residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Waukee Language

Waukee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,1273842.12%
Hispanic1,13126423.34%
Other67NaN%
Asian662121.81%

3.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

4.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waukee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waukee is White, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waukee is Hispanic, with 23.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.19%.

Waukee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.83%
Less Than 9th Grade8.46%
Some College1.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.51%

Waukee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed8.57%
Female Employed2.16%
Male Employed1.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waukee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waukee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,580$119,170
Families$121,663$145,071
Married Families$130,277-
Non Families$52,658$54,924
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Income by Household Type

Waukee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Waukee Married by Age and Sex

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Waukee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Waukee Marital Status by Race

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Waukee Marital Status

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980

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam340
Second Gulf War301
First Gulf War151
Korea75
World War II18

Waukee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74300
35 to 54276
75+171
18 to 34155
55 to 6478

Waukee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9346.98%
Hispanic639.80%
Black3810.27%
2+ Races84.73%

Waukee Veterans by Race

Waukee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waukee Veterans by Education

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79.4%

Labor Force Participation

77.6%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Waukee Employment by Age

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Waukee Employment by Race

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Waukee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.08%

Born in Waukee

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

5.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.97% of Waukee residents were born in the United States, with 69.08% having been born in Iowa. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waukee Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202228,2051,3725.11%
202126,8331,3725.39%
202025,4611,3725.70%
201924,0891,3726.04%
201822,7172,0359.84%
201720,6821,6748.81%
201619,0081,5328.77%
201517,4767084.22%
201416,7683882.37%
201316,3809976.48%
201215,3834623.10%
201114,9219076.47%
201014,0148,88810.58%
20005,1262,6147.39%
19902,5120.00%

Waukee Population by Year