Buchanan County, Iowa Population 2022

Buchanan County, Iowa's estimated population is 21,166 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buchanan County, Iowa is the 30th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 20,974 and has seen a growth of 0.92% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18505170.00%
18607,9067,3891429.21%
187017,0349,128115.46%
188018,5461,5128.88%
189018,9974512.43%
190021,4272,43012.79%
191019,748-1,679-7.84%
192019,8901420.72%
193019,550-340-1.71%
194020,9911,4417.37%
195021,9279364.46%
196022,2933661.67%
197021,746-547-2.45%
198022,9001,1545.31%
199020,844-2,056-8.98%
201020,9741300.62%
201120,911-63-0.30%
201220,994830.40%
201321,026320.15%
201421,1311050.50%
201521,105-26-0.12%
201621,007-98-0.46%
201721,1261190.57%
201821,178520.25%
201921,175-3-0.01%
202021,172-3-0.01%
202121,169-3-0.01%
202221,166-3-0.01%
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Buchanan County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,53397.12%
Black or African American300.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.21%
Asian730.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
Some Other Race30.01%
Two or More Races4562.16%
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Buchanan County, Iowa Population by Race

Buchanan County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Buchanan County, Iowa Median Age

39


Total

38.2


Male

40.8


Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,516 adults, (3,805 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan County, Iowa.

Buchanan County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

10,665

50.45%

Male

10,476

49.55%

Buchanan County, Iowa Population by Age

Buchanan County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All80%20%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female61%39%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0272.680
Married4,5733.1692.3
Male3623.5664.1
Female6933.3761
Non Family2,3991.1864.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Buchanan County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4693.34%
9th to 12th Grade3832.73%
High School Graduate5,10236.34%
Some College3,05321.75%
Associates Degree1,93113.75%
Bachelors Degree2,20515.71%
Graduate Degree8966.38%
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Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15813378
2+ Races17216043
White13,68812,8832,994
Native American29172
Asian1515
Other Race11
Black2218

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 49.37%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,627$49,628$32,537
Less Than 9th Grade$35,000$42,663$18,750
High School Graduate$33,513$39,679$26,818
Some College$36,893$50,619$30,432
Bachelors Degree$53,104$68,611$45,025
Graduate Degree$65,125$90,294$50,598

$39,627

Average Earnings

$49,628

Average Male

$32,537

Average Female

Buchanan County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan County, Iowa Language by Age

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Buchanan County, Iowa Language

96.33% of Buchanan County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Buchanan County, Iowa Language

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16743.75%
Hispanic338267.69%
Multiple452347.52%
White20,0671,4797.37%
OtherNaN%

7.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.44%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan County, Iowa is Black, with 43.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan 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 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.52%
High School8.08%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.78%
Male Unemployed19.31%
Female Employed4.54%
Female Unemployed20.34%

Buchanan County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,252$84,523
Families$78,835$101,066
Married Families$90,105-
Non Families$28,444$39,426
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Buchanan County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Buchanan County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,331

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War209
First Gulf War201
Vietnam584
Korea80
World War II46

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3463
35 to 54270
55 to 64191
65 to 74520
75+287

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3318.73%
Hispanic41.77%

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Buchanan County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Buchanan 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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87.42%

Born in Buchanan County, Iowa

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Buchanan County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 87.42% having been born in Iowa. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buchanan 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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