Dickinson County, Iowa Population 2020

Dickinson County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,173 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickinson County, Iowa is the 42nd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,153-20-0.12%
201717,173630.37%
201617,1101050.62%
201517,0051650.98%
201416,840-38-0.23%
201316,878-47-0.28%
201216,925670.40%
201116,8581881.13%
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%

How Many People Live in Dickinson County, Iowa?

17,173

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,61497.41%
Asian1400.82%
Black or African American1110.65%
Two or More Races1060.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.25%
Some Other Race420.25%

Dickinson County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Dickinson County, Iowa Median Age

48.4


Total

46.5


Male

50.7


Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,839 adults, (4,254 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Dickinson County, Iowa Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,541

50.08%

Male

8,515

49.92%

Dickinson County, Iowa Households and Families

Dickinson County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickinson County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All79%21%
Male77%23%
Female68.1%31.9%
Non Family63.3%36.7%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0692.0879
Married4,1692.6391.8
Non Family2,9071.1463.3
Female6672.4968.1
Male3262.6677

2.54

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickinson County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1371.08%
9th to 12th Grade3983.14%
High School Graduate3,55828.07%
Some College2,92823.10%
Associates Degree1,68113.26%
Bachelors Degree2,87622.69%
Graduate Degree1,0968.65%

Dickinson County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,32011,8303,824
Hispanic18718799
Asian51194
Native American42317
Black393819
Multiple Races383722
Other Race2222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 57.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,706$43,109$30,339
Less Than High School$22,212$25,956$9,712
High School Grad$31,653$39,786$25,554
Some College$31,410$44,460$26,221
Bachelors Degree$46,753$62,672$39,818
Graduate Degree$61,654$74,297$53,750

$37,706

Average Earnings

$43,109

Average Male

$30,339

Average Female

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

Dickinson County, Iowa Language by Age

Dickinson County, Iowa Language

97.12% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty

Dickinson County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0941,2297.64%
Asian1377151.82%
Black1061917.92%
Hispanic332133.92%
Multiple10554.76%
Native4249.52%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

9.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Asian, with 51.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.88%
Some College7.87%
High School6.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.43%
Female Employed8.76%
Male Unemployed7.59%
Male Employed4.82%

Dickinson County, Iowa Income

Dickinson County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,099$80,201
Families$75,747$95,313
Married Families$85,477-
Non Families$38,617$50,712

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Dickinson County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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

Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans

1,198

Number of Veterans

1,122

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam423
Korea213
First Gulf War178
Second Gulf War154
World War II93
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1888.80%
Hispanic3817.67%
Black89.30%
2 or More23.57%

$Dickinson County, Iowa Veterans by Education

1.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson County, Iowa Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.52%

Born in Iowa

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Dickinson County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 70.52% having been born in Iowa. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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