Winterset, Iowa Population 2021

5,535
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Winterset is a city located in Madison County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Madison County. With a 2020 population of 5,535, it is the 71st largest city in Iowa and the 4493rd largest city in the United States . Winterset is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 6.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,190 in 2010. Winterset reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Winterset has a population density of 1,195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winterset is $67,328 with a poverty rate of 6.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $158,300. The median age in Winterset is 38.5 years, 37.5 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Winterset Demographics

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

  • White: 96.08%
  • Asian: 3.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Winterset, Iowa is 5,535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,190.

Winterset, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,05496.08%
Asian1833.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.17%
Black or African American90.17%
Two or More Races50.10%
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Winterset Population by Race

Winterset Population Pyramid $2021

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Winterset Median Age

38.5


Total

37.5


Male

43.4


Female

Winterset Adults

There are 3,934 adults, (988 of whom are seniors) in Winterset.

Winterset Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Winterset Sex Ratio

Female

2,671

50.78%

Male

2,589

49.22%

Winterset Population by Age

Winterset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winterset Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family50.9%49.1%
All68.3%31.7%
Married76.4%23.6%
Male85%15%
Female100%0%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winterset Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2582.2568.3
Married1,1432.9676.4
Non Family8551.0350.9
Male1673.5685
Female932.46100

2.85

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Winterset Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1504.24%
9th to 12th Grade1103.11%
High School Graduate1,17133.11%
Some College80322.70%
Associates Degree39711.22%
Bachelors Degree63117.84%
Graduate Degree2757.77%
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Winterset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winterset Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3653,145899
Asian1261007
Hispanic2322
Native American9
Black98
2+ Races52

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.72%.

Winterset Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,798$45,019$30,989
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$31,932$21,989
High School Graduate$31,921$45,625$29,554
Some College$40,661$40,795$40,541
Bachelors Degree$44,457$98,462$36,250
Graduate Degree$67,750$$

$40,798

Average Earnings

$45,019

Average Male

$30,989

Average Female

Winterset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winterset Language by Age

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Winterset Language

94.76% of Winterset residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Winterset Language

Winterset Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8263086.38%
Native99100.00%

6.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.01%

Male Poverty Rate

9.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winterset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winterset is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winterset is White, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.94%.

Winterset Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.18%
High School6.31%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Winterset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.51%
Female Employed9.25%
Male Employed1.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Winterset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winterset Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,835$67,328
Families$80,052$87,929
Married Families$81,540-
Non Families$23,799$31,993
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Income by Household Type

Winterset Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Winterset Married by Age and Sex

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Winterset Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Winterset Marital Status by Race

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Winterset Marital Status

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238

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam135
Korea31
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War11
World War II4

Winterset Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74100
75+70
35 to 5447
55 to 6421
18 to 34

Winterset Veterans by Age

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Winterset Veterans by Race

Winterset Veterans by Education

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9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winterset Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Winterset Employment by Age

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Winterset Employment by Race

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Winterset 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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82.45%

Born in Winterset

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Winterset residents were born in the United States, with 82.45% having been born in Iowa. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Winterset Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,535761.39%
20205,459761.41%
20195,383761.43%
20185,307340.64%
20175,273581.11%
20165,215821.60%
20155,133150.29%
20145,118400.79%
20135,078-69-1.34%
20125,147-49-0.94%
20115,196-15-0.29%
20105,2114430.89%
20004,7685721.29%
19904,1961750.43%
19804,0213670.96%
19703,654150.04%
19603,639690.19%
19503,570-61-0.17%
19403,6317102.20%
19302,921150.05%
19202,906880.31%
19102,818-221-0.75%
19003,0394560.82%
18802,5830.00%

Winterset Population by Year