Zearing, Iowa Population 2024

523

Zearing is a city located in Story County Iowa. Zearing has a 2024 population of 523. Zearing is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 535 in 2020.

The average household income in Zearing is $67,092 with a poverty rate of 22.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Zearing is 33 years, 34.3 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Zearing Demographics

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

  • White: 83.97%
  • Two or more races: 12.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.29%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
698.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.24% (-12)
The current population of Zearing, Iowa is 523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 535.

Zearing, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55083.97%
Two or more races8112.37%
Black or African American152.29%
Asian71.07%
Other race20.31%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Zearing Population by Race

Zearing Population Pyramid 2024

Zearing Median Age

33

Total

34.3

Male

32.7

Female

Zearing Adults

There are 470 adults, (106 of whom are seniors) in Zearing.

Zearing Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Zearing Sex Ratio

Female30546.56%
Male35053.44%

Zearing Population by Age

Zearing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2362.6575.824.2
Married993.491.98.1
Non Family981.5960.239.8
Female293.7965.534.5
Male102.31000
showing: 5 rows

3.25

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Zearing 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

Zearing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Zearing Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Zearing Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,291

Average Earnings

$34,608

Average Male

$25,694

Average Female

Zearing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zearing Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Zearing Language

89.74% of Zearing residents speak only English, while 10.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.1% of the population.

Zearing Language

Zearing Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4659320%
Multiple794556.96%
Black15426.67%
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22.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.31%

Male Poverty Rate

29.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zearing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zearing is Multiple, with 56.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zearing is White, with 20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.43%.

Zearing Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.67%
Some College14.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.52%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Zearing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed25%
Male Employed7.04%
showing: 4 rows

Zearing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zearing Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Zearing Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Zearing Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Zearing 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.

Zearing Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Zearing Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Zearing Veterans by War

count

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Zearing Veterans by Age

count

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Zearing Veterans by Race

Zearing Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zearing Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Zearing Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Zearing Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Zearing 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

65.8%

Born in Zearing

90.08%

Native Born

9.92%

Foreign Born

9.16%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.08% of Zearing residents were born in the United States, with 65.8% having been born in Iowa. 9.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Zearing Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029498-5-0.99%
2028503-5-0.98%
2027508-5-0.97%
2026513-5-0.97%
2025518-5-0.96%
2024523-5-0.95%
2023528-5-0.94%
2022533-5-0.93%
202153830.56%
2020535173.28%
2019518-5-0.96%
2018523-9-1.69%
2017532-6-1.12%
2016538-2-0.37%
2015540-4-0.74%
201454420.37%
201354210.18%
2012541-17-3.05%
201155830.54%
2010555
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Zearing Population by Year