Woodward, Iowa Population 2021

1,514
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Woodward is a city located in Dallas County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,514, it is the 198th largest city in Iowa and the 8676th largest city in the United States . Woodward is currently growing at a rate of 2.23% annually and its population has increased by 47.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,024 in 2010. Woodward reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Woodward has a population density of 415 people per square mile.

The average household income in Woodward is $80,909 with a poverty rate of 15.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in Woodward is 36.2 years, 32.5 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Woodward Demographics

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

  • White: 94.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Woodward, Iowa is 1,514 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,448.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,024.

Woodward, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,17794.69%
Two or More Races393.14%
Black or African American252.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.08%
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Woodward Population by Race

Woodward Population Pyramid $2021

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Woodward Median Age

36.2


Total

32.5


Male

43.3


Female

Woodward Adults

There are 924 adults, (151 of whom are seniors) in Woodward.

Woodward Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Woodward Sex Ratio

Female

496

39.90%

Male

747

60.10%

Woodward Population by Age

Woodward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Woodward Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family53.7%46.3%
All76.3%23.7%
Female82.1%17.9%
Married90.5%9.5%
Male100%0%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Woodward Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3922.3476.3
Married2013.0890.5
Non Family1491.353.7
Female282.582.1
Male142.43100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Woodward Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10913.89%
9th to 12th Grade516.50%
High School Graduate23630.06%
Some College19424.71%
Associates Degree12215.54%
Bachelors Degree607.64%
Graduate Degree131.66%
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Woodward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Woodward Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White77461873
2+ Races84
Hispanic33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.43%.

Woodward Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,403$43,529$43,188
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,917$46,111$40,875
Some College$44,757$46,250$44,313
Bachelors Degree$34,167$$56,250
Graduate Degree$46,625$$

$43,403

Average Earnings

$43,529

Average Male

$43,188

Average Female

Woodward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Woodward Language by Age

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Woodward Language

100.00% of Woodward residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Woodward Language

Woodward Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,07915514.37%
Black9666.67%
Multiple8450.00%
Hispanic33100.00%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woodward

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woodward is White, with 14.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.04%.

Woodward Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.38%
High School23.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
Some College0.63%

Woodward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.49%
Female Employed1.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Woodward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Woodward Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,118$80,909
Families$80,288$82,865
Married Families$84,844-
Non Families$44,750$73,931
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Income by Household Type

Woodward Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Woodward Married by Age and Sex

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Woodward Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Woodward Marital Status by Race

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Woodward Marital Status

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77

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War10
World War II2
Korea

Woodward Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5428
65 to 7415
55 to 6415
18 to 3414
75+5

Woodward Veterans by Age

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Woodward Veterans by Race

Woodward Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woodward Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Woodward Employment by Age

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Woodward Employment by Race

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Woodward 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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75.62%

Born in Woodward

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Woodward residents were born in the United States, with 75.62% having been born in Iowa. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Woodward Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,514332.23%
20201,481332.28%
20191,448332.33%
20181,415-13-0.91%
20171,428-24-1.65%
20161,452-7-0.48%
20151,459-43-2.86%
20141,502-12-0.79%
20131,51440.26%
20121,51050.33%
20111,505261.76%
20101,4790.00%

Woodward Population by Year