Whiting, Iowa Population 2021

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Whiting is a city located in Monona County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 717, it is the 370th largest city in Iowa and the 11776th largest city in the United States . Whiting is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 762 in 2010. Whiting reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Whiting has a population density of 715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whiting is $60,554 with a poverty rate of 9.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $77,100. The median age in Whiting is 38.5 years, 38.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Whiting Demographics

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

  • White: 96.73%
  • Black or African American: 2.67%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Whiting, Iowa is 717 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 723.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 762.

Whiting, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79896.73%
Black or African American222.67%
Two or More Races50.61%
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Whiting Population by Race

Whiting Population Pyramid $2021

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Whiting Median Age

38.5


Total

38.9


Male

37.9


Female

Whiting Adults

There are 617 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Whiting.

Whiting Age Dependency

95

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiting Sex Ratio

Female

443

53.70%

Male

382

46.30%

Whiting Population by Age

Whiting Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whiting Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.6%42.4%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
All73.9%26.1%
Married88.1%11.9%
Male90.5%9.5%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whiting Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3302.2873.9
Married1512.8688.1
Non Family921.158.7
Female662.6257.6
Male212.2490.5

2.68

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Whiting Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade173.01%
9th to 12th Grade478.32%
High School Graduate21538.05%
Some College12321.77%
Associates Degree6711.86%
Bachelors Degree7613.45%
Graduate Degree203.54%
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Whiting Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whiting Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White53047993
Hispanic185
Black1212
2+ Races553

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 2+ races people with a rate of 60.00%.

Whiting Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,375$47,232$31,389
Less Than 9th Grade$30,500$39,375$
High School Graduate$32,308$45,833$26,250
Some College$46,944$51,250$36,875
Bachelors Degree$52,656$$46,250
Graduate Degree$39,167$$

$41,375

Average Earnings

$47,232

Average Male

$31,389

Average Female

Whiting Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whiting Language by Age

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Whiting Language

97.05% of Whiting residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Whiting Language

Whiting Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White685507.30%
Hispanic392256.41%

9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.24%

Male Poverty Rate

13.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiting

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiting is Hispanic, with 56.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiting is White, with 7.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.88%.

Whiting Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.95%
Bachelors or Greater11.46%
High School8.60%
Some College2.96%

Whiting Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed7.98%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.56%

Whiting Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whiting Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,368$60,554
Families$60,208$68,247
Married Families$78,958-
Non Families$26,591$36,828
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Income by Household Type

Whiting Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiting Married by Age and Sex

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Whiting 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 55-64.

Whiting Marital Status by Race

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Whiting Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea14
World War II9
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War3

Whiting Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+36
65 to 7425
55 to 6416
35 to 546
18 to 34

Whiting Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7813.00%
2+ Races5100.00%

Whiting Veterans by Race

Whiting Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiting Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Whiting Employment by Age

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Whiting Employment by Race

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Whiting 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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79.03%

Born in Whiting

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Whiting residents were born in the United States, with 79.03% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Whiting Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021717-3-0.42%
2020720-3-0.41%
2019723-3-0.41%
2018726-6-0.82%
2017732-5-0.68%
2016737-7-0.94%
201574470.95%
2014737-14-1.86%
201375120.27%
2012749-11-1.45%
2011760-2-0.26%
20107620.00%

Whiting Population by Year