Black Hawk County, Iowa Population 2022

Black Hawk County, Iowa's estimated population is 129,743 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Black Hawk County, Iowa is the 6th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 131,162 and has seen a growth of -1.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18501350.00%
18608,2448,1096006.67%
187021,70613,462163.29%
188023,9132,20710.17%
189024,2193061.28%
190032,3998,18033.78%
191044,86512,46638.48%
192056,57011,70526.09%
193069,14612,57622.23%
194079,94610,80015.62%
1950100,44820,50225.64%
1960122,48222,03421.94%
1970132,91610,4348.52%
1980137,9615,0453.80%
1990123,798-14,163-10.27%
2010131,1627,3645.95%
2011131,5844220.32%
2012131,8782940.22%
2013132,9331,0550.80%
2014133,3904570.34%
2015133,7013110.23%
2016133,077-624-0.47%
2017132,238-839-0.63%
2018131,723-515-0.39%
2019131,228-495-0.38%
2020130,733-495-0.38%
2021130,238-495-0.38%
2022129,743-495-0.38%
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Black Hawk County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White109,47883.06%
Black or African American12,6749.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native5230.40%
Asian3,5582.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3670.28%
Some Other Race1,4121.07%
Two or More Races3,8012.88%
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Black Hawk County, Iowa Population by Race

Black Hawk County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Median Age

35.4


Total

34.5


Male

36


Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Adults

There are 103,251 adults, (21,730 of whom are seniors) in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Black Hawk County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

67,098

50.90%

Male

64,715

49.10%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Population by Age

Black Hawk County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male49.4%50.6%
Female43.5%56.5%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Black Hawk County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,3212.3865.6
Married23,6153.0386.4
Male2,4153.3249.4
Female5,2993.1943.5
Non Family21,9921.3850.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4132.88%
9th to 12th Grade4,4545.32%
High School Graduate25,04029.89%
Some College17,73521.17%
Associates Degree9,66611.54%
Bachelors Degree16,21519.36%
Graduate Degree8,2479.84%
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Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,9571,5521,080
White70,86966,53721,421
Hispanic2,6631,987564
Islander20917541
Black6,9995,8991,305
2+ Races1,176884173
Other Race63634564
Native American24919622

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.19%.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,896$44,388$33,125
Less Than 9th Grade$30,294$31,596$26,730
High School Graduate$31,892$37,049$25,926
Some College$36,308$44,027$28,935
Bachelors Degree$48,213$55,169$43,940
Graduate Degree$70,997$74,224$63,943

$38,896

Average Earnings

$44,388

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Black Hawk County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language by Age

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

91.10% of Black Hawk County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 8.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Language

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander36711832.15%
Black12,3063,83931.20%
Hispanic5,7511,45625.32%
Multiple3,63973820.28%
Native5239818.74%
White101,76413,36613.13%
Asian3,4281995.81%
Other326NaN%

15.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.50%

Male Poverty Rate

17.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa is Islander, with 32.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Black Hawk County, Iowa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.99%
High School12.86%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.80%
Male Unemployed36.70%
Female Employed14.51%
Female Unemployed37.67%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Black Hawk County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,774$75,772
Families$73,832$94,927
Married Families$89,658$110,555
Non Families$34,596$45,114
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Income by Household Type

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Black Hawk County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Marital Status

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6,807

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War926
First Gulf War1,184
Vietnam2,724
Korea606
World War II268

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34464
35 to 541,302
55 to 641,155
65 to 742,030
75+1,856

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1996.98%
Black4405.07%
Native American154.31%
Asian70.29%
Islander2712.05%
Other Race556.26%
2+ Races643.51%
Hispanic1514.22%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Black Hawk County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Black Hawk County, Iowa 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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73.46%

Born in Black Hawk County, Iowa

93.30%

Native Born

6.70%

Foreign Born

4.20%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.30% of Black Hawk County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 73.46% having been born in Iowa. 4.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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