Woodward, Iowa Population 2024

1,379

Woodward is a city located in Boone County and Dallas County Iowa. Woodward has a 2024 population of 1,379. Woodward is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,348 in 2020.

The average household income in Woodward is $78,146 with a poverty rate of 10.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Woodward is 40.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Woodward Demographics

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

  • White: 94.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.23%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
378.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.3% (31)
The current population of Woodward, Iowa is 1,379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,348.

Woodward, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93094.22%
Two or more races272.74%
Black or African American222.23%
Asian80.81%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Woodward Population by Race

Woodward Population Pyramid 2024

Woodward Median Age

40.6

Total

38.2

Male

43.2

Female

Woodward Adults

There are 753 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Woodward.

Woodward Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Woodward Sex Ratio

Female45746.3%
Male53053.7%

Woodward Population by Age

Woodward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3212.5585.414.6
Married1773.291000
Non Family1021.0672.527.5
Female32362.537.5
Male103.23070
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Woodward 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

Woodward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Woodward Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.09%.

Woodward Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,573

Average Earnings

$47,344

Average Male

$44,444

Average Female

Woodward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Woodward Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Woodward Language

100% of Woodward residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Woodward Language

Woodward Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8889010.14%
Hispanic1212100%
showing: 2 rows

10.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woodward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woodward is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woodward is White, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.29%.

Woodward Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.67%
High School24.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.97%
Some College1.47%
showing: 4 rows

Woodward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.84%
Female Employed6.6%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Woodward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Woodward Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Woodward Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Woodward Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Woodward 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.

Woodward Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Woodward Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

60

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Woodward Veterans by War

count

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Woodward Veterans by Age

count

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Woodward Veterans by Race

Woodward Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woodward Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Woodward Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Woodward Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Woodward 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

82.27%

Born in Woodward

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Woodward residents were born in the United States, with 82.27% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Woodward Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,41470.5%
20281,40770.5%
20271,40070.5%
20261,39370.51%
20251,38670.51%
20241,37970.51%
20231,37270.51%
20221,36570.52%
20211,358100.74%
20201,348-103-7.1%
20191,451342.4%
20181,417-10-0.7%
20171,427-26-1.79%
20161,453-7-0.48%
20151,460-42-2.8%
20141,502-12-0.79%
20131,51440.26%
20121,51040.27%
20111,506271.83%
20101,479
showing: 20 rows

Woodward Population by Year