Whittemore, Iowa Population 2024

478

Whittemore is a city located in Kossuth County Iowa. Whittemore has a 2024 population of 478. Whittemore is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 495 in 2020.

The average household income in Whittemore is $78,390 with a poverty rate of 3.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Whittemore is 43.9 years, 40.6 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Whittemore Demographics

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

  • White: 94.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,137.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.43% (-17)
The current population of Whittemore, Iowa is 478 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 495.

Whittemore, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51094.97%
Two or more races254.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.37%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Whittemore Population by Race

Whittemore Population Pyramid 2024

Whittemore Median Age

43.9

Total

40.6

Male

45.3

Female

Whittemore Adults

There are 408 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Whittemore.

Whittemore Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Whittemore Sex Ratio

Female26549.35%
Male27250.65%

Whittemore Population by Age

Whittemore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2542.118713
Non Family1171.0781.218.8
Married1152.8690.49.6
Female163.941000
Male63.331000
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

87.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whittemore 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

Whittemore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whittemore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 19.05%.

Whittemore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,912

Average Earnings

$48,088

Average Male

$37,857

Average Female

Whittemore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whittemore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whittemore Language

96.93% of Whittemore residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.3% of the population.

Whittemore Language

Whittemore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White510203.92%
showing: 1 rows

3.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.31%

Male Poverty Rate

4.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whittemore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whittemore is White, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whittemore is White, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.

Whittemore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.38%
High School9.38%
Some College1.67%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Whittemore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed0.78%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Whittemore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whittemore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whittemore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whittemore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whittemore 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 45-54.

Whittemore Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whittemore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Whittemore Veterans by War

count

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Whittemore Veterans by Age

count

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Whittemore Veterans by Race

Whittemore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whittemore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Whittemore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whittemore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whittemore 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

75.42%

Born in Whittemore

97.02%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.02% of Whittemore residents were born in the United States, with 75.42% having been born in Iowa. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Whittemore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029468-2-0.43%
2028470-2-0.42%
2027472-2-0.42%
2026474-2-0.42%
2025476-2-0.42%
2024478-2-0.42%
2023480-2-0.41%
2022482-2-0.41%
2021484-11-2.22%
2020495214.43%
2019474-1-0.21%
2018475-5-1.04%
2017480-7-1.44%
2016487-4-0.81%
2015491
2014491-2-0.41%
2013493-4-0.8%
2012497
2011497-4-0.8%
2010501
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Whittemore Population by Year