Dickinson County, Iowa Population 2021

Dickinson County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,532 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickinson County, Iowa is the 42nd largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 16,670 and has seen a growth of 5.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,5321370.79%
202017,3951370.79%
201917,2581370.80%
201817,121-20-0.12%
201717,141320.19%
201617,1091050.62%
201517,0041640.97%
201416,840-38-0.23%
201316,878-47-0.28%
201216,925660.39%
201116,8591891.13%
201016,6701,76111.81%
199014,909-720-4.61%
198015,6293,06424.39%
197012,565-9-0.07%
196012,574-182-1.43%
195012,7565714.69%
194012,1851,20310.95%
193010,9827417.24%
192010,2412,10425.86%
19108,1371421.78%
19007,9953,66784.73%
18904,3282,427127.67%
18801,90151236.86%
18701,3891,209671.67%
18601800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.79% (137)
County Website
State
Founded
1857
County Seat
2010 Population
16,670
Growth Since 2010
5.17% (862)
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Dickinson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,68397.41%
Asian1520.89%
Two or More Races1210.71%
Black or African American770.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.28%
Some Other Race460.27%
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Dickinson County, Iowa Population by Race

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickinson County, Iowa Median Age

48.4


Total

46.7


Male

50.7


Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,891 adults, (4,374 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Dickinson County, Iowa Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,608

50.26%

Male

8,519

49.74%

Dickinson County, Iowa Population by Age

Dickinson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickinson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female69.1%30.9%
All79.4%20.6%
Male80.7%19.3%
Married93.5%6.5%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickinson County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1742.0779.4
Married4,0162.6693.5
Non Family3,1411.1563.6
Female7482.4869.1
Male2692.8180.7

2.58

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Dickinson County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1080.85%
9th to 12th Grade4023.15%
High School Graduate3,35126.29%
Some College2,84822.34%
Associates Degree1,76213.82%
Bachelors Degree3,13224.57%
Graduate Degree1,1458.98%
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Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,37011,9154,123
Hispanic209209105
Asian562410
Native American482614
2+ Races444321
Other Race2525
Black24247

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.24%.

Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,632$44,677$31,715
Less Than 9th Grade$21,842$26,641$8,456
High School Graduate$35,208$41,289$26,114
Some College$33,135$44,513$26,735
Bachelors Degree$49,476$61,109$43,750
Graduate Degree$60,714$73,906$53,550

$39,632

Average Earnings

$44,677

Average Male

$31,715

Average Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickinson County, Iowa Language by Age

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Dickinson County, Iowa Language

96.98% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1761,2677.83%
Asian1507852.00%
Black701825.71%
Hispanic343154.37%
Native481020.83%
Multiple12043.33%

8.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.47%

Male Poverty Rate

9.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Asian, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Multiple, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.21%.

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.39%
Some College9.38%
High School5.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.65%
Male Unemployed15.31%
Female Employed8.78%
Male Employed4.79%

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickinson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,969$82,196
Families$78,901$97,308
Married Families$88,250-
Non Families$40,819$53,871
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Income by Household Type

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Dickinson 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 45-54.

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,177

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam457
Korea194
First Gulf War156
Second Gulf War139
World War II54

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+433
65 to 74349
35 to 54218
55 to 64120
18 to 3457

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1668.60%
Hispanic4520.27%
Black711.48%
2+ Races49.09%

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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1.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Dickinson County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Dickinson 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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70.63%

Born in Dickinson County, Iowa

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 70.63% having been born in Iowa. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dickinson 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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