Clarke County, Iowa Population 2024

9,564

Clarke County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 9,564 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarke County, Iowa is the 76th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 9,321 and has seen a growth of 2.61% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,244-64-0.69%
20289,308-64-0.68%
20279,372-64-0.68%
20269,436-64-0.67%
20259,500-64-0.67%
20249,564-64-0.66%
20239,628-64-0.66%
20229,692-64-0.66%
20219,756300.31%
20209,7263443.67%
20199,382-107-1.13%
20189,489941%
20179,3951021.1%
20169,293800.87%
20159,213210.23%
20149,192-52-0.56%
20139,244-95-1.02%
20129,339210.23%
20119,318-3-0.03%
20109,321
19908,287-325-3.77%
19808,6121,03113.6%
19707,581-641-7.8%
19608,222-1,147-12.24%
19509,369-864-8.44%
194010,233-151-1.45%
193010,384-122-1.16%
192010,506-230-2.14%
191010,736-1,704-13.7%
190012,4401,1089.78%
189011,332-181-1.57%
188011,5132,77831.8%
18708,7353,30860.95%
18605,4275,3486769.62%
185079-9,165-99.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.66% (-64)
County Website
Clarke County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
9,321
Area
431 mi²
Density
22 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.61% (243)
Founded
1846

Clarke County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,35485.8%
Other race6736.91%
Two or more races6366.53%
Asian520.53%
Native American180.18%
Black or African American40.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarke County, Iowa Population by Race

Clarke County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Clarke County, Iowa Median Age

39.3

Total

36.4

Male

42.3

Female

Clarke County, Iowa Adults

There are 7,247 adults, (1,914 of whom are seniors) in Clarke County, Iowa.

Clarke County, Iowa Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarke County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female4,69848.25%
Male5,03951.75%

Clarke County, Iowa Population by Age

Clarke County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8792.4772.427.6
Married2,0263.0487.212.8
Non Family1,2591.1652.747.3
Female3022.6875.224.8
Male2923.9352.447.6
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarke County, Iowa 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

Clarke County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarke County, Iowa 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 2+ races people with a rate of 19.37%.

Clarke County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,957

Average Earnings

$45,441

Average Male

$37,973

Average Female

Clarke County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarke County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarke County, Iowa Language

87.92% of Clarke County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 12.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.48% of the population.

Clarke County, Iowa Language

Clarke County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4581,26716.99%
Hispanic1,58121113.35%
Multiple6368813.84%
Asian524382.69%
Black2150%
Native2150%
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16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarke County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Iowa is Asian, with 82.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.68%.

Clarke County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.33%
High School16.16%
Some College7.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
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Clarke County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.93%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Unemployed4.92%
Female Unemployed
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Clarke County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarke County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarke County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarke County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarke County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Clarke County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarke County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

575

Number of Veterans

526

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Clarke County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Clarke County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Clarke County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Clarke County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarke County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clarke County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarke County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarke County, Iowa 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

75.15%

Born in Clarke County, Iowa

94.28%

Native Born

5.72%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.28% of Clarke County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 75.15% having been born in Iowa. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clarke County, Iowa Place of Birth

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