What Cheer, Iowa Population 2022

624
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What Cheer is a city located in Keokuk County Iowa. What Cheer has a 2020 population of 624. What Cheer is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 646 in 2010.

The average household income in What Cheer is $46,112 with a poverty rate of 19.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $35,600. The median age in What Cheer is 38.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

What Cheer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of What Cheerwas:

  • White: 92.86%
  • Black or African American: 3.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of What Cheer, Iowa is 624 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 624.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 646.

What Cheer, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70292.86%
Black or African American243.17%
Two or More Races222.91%
Some Other Race81.06%
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What Cheer Population by Race

What Cheer Population Pyramid $2022

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What Cheer Median Age

38.3


Total

39.7


Male

33.3


Female

What Cheer Adults

There are 515 adults, (146 of whom are seniors) in What Cheer.

What Cheer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.3

Child Dependency Ratio

What Cheer Sex Ratio

Female

401

53.04%

Male

355

46.96%

What Cheer Population by Age

What Cheer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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What Cheer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female13.6%86.4%
Married61.9%38.1%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male100%0%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

What Cheer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3042.4963.8
Non Family1331.2367.7
Married1263.561.9
Male234.78100
Female221.9113.6

3.39

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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What Cheer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade327.13%
9th to 12th Grade4710.47%
High School Graduate20746.10%
Some College9621.38%
Associates Degree347.57%
Bachelors Degree255.57%
Graduate Degree81.78%
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What Cheer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

What Cheer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43136031
Hispanic146
Other Race8
Black442

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 black people with a rate of 50.00%.

What Cheer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,957$31,500$18,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$27,857
High School Graduate$30,000$32,500$
Some College$20,909$36,250$15,000
Bachelors Degree$30,417$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,957

Average Earnings

$31,500

Average Male

$18,000

Average Female

What Cheer Earnings by Educational Attainment

What Cheer Language by Age

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What Cheer Language

98.70% of What Cheer residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

What Cheer Language

What Cheer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68611416.62%
Hispanic463065.22%
Multiple2222100.00%
Other8NaN%

19.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.18%

Male Poverty Rate

20.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in What Cheer

The race most likely to be in poverty in What Cheer is White, with 16.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in What Cheer is Hispanic, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.38%.

What Cheer Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.15%
Less Than 9th Grade20.25%
Some College16.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%

What Cheer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed87.50%
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed11.57%
Male Employed8.79%

What Cheer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

What Cheer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,769$46,112
Families$42,969$50,511
Married Families$44,063-
Non Families$25,625$40,245
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Income by Household Type

What Cheer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

What Cheer Married by Age and Sex

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What Cheer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

What Cheer Marital Status by Race

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What Cheer Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
World War II3
Korea2

What Cheer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
55 to 6416
75+15
35 to 545
18 to 34

What Cheer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5110.14%
Black250.00%

What Cheer Veterans by Race

What Cheer Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

What Cheer Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

What Cheer Employment by Age

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What Cheer Employment by Race

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What Cheer 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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81.35%

Born in What Cheer

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of What Cheer residents were born in the United States, with 81.35% having been born in Iowa. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

What Cheer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226240.00%
20216240.00%
20206240.00%
20196240.00%
201862440.65%
2017620-2-0.32%
2016622-1-0.16%
2015623-7-1.11%
2014630-2-0.32%
2013632-6-0.94%
201263810.16%
2011637-9-1.39%
20106460.00%

What Cheer Population by Year