Jones County, Iowa Population 2024

20,866

Jones County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 20,866 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Iowa is the 29th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 20,687 and has seen a growth of 0.87% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,91190.04%
202820,90290.04%
202720,89390.04%
202620,88490.04%
202520,87590.04%
202420,86690.04%
202320,85790.04%
202220,84890.04%
202120,8391860.9%
202020,653190.09%
201920,63470.03%
201820,627170.08%
201720,6102251.1%
201620,385-50-0.24%
201520,435-118-0.57%
201420,553310.15%
201320,522-80-0.39%
201220,602-141-0.68%
201120,743560.27%
201020,687
199019,444-957-4.69%
198020,4015332.68%
197019,868-825-3.99%
196020,6931,2926.66%
195019,401-549-2.75%
194019,9507443.87%
193019,2065993.22%
192018,607-443-2.33%
191019,050-2,904-13.23%
190021,9541,7218.51%
189020,233-819-3.89%
188021,0521,3216.7%
187019,7316,42548.29%
186013,30610,299342.5%
18503,0072,536538.43%
1840471-20,440-97.75%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.04% (9)
County Website
Jones County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2020 Population
20,653
Area
576 mi²
Density
36 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.03% (213)
Founded
December 21, 1837

Jones County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,26492.91%
Two or more races7633.68%
Black or African American4722.28%
Asian1320.64%
Other race590.28%
Native American430.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jones County, Iowa Population by Race

Jones County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Jones County, Iowa Median Age

43.4

Total

42.2

Male

45.4

Female

Jones County, Iowa Adults

There are 16,448 adults, (4,376 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Iowa.

Jones County, Iowa Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female9,90547.77%
Male10,82852.23%

Jones County, Iowa Population by Age

Jones County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,0622.4280.619.4
Married4,2152.8991.38.7
Non Family2,7211.3369.130.9
Female8333.1961.538.5
Male2933.7386.313.7
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jones 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

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

Jones 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 white people with a rate of 95.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.51%.

Jones County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,428

Average Earnings

$54,898

Average Male

$40,622

Average Female

Jones County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jones County, Iowa Language

98.32% of Jones County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Jones County, Iowa Language

Jones County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,2792,07511.35%
Hispanic4058019.75%
Multiple704446.25%
Other593355.93%
Black1262419.05%
Native25832%
Asian12710.79%
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11.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.3%

Male Poverty Rate

12.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Iowa is Other, with 55.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Iowa is Asian, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Jones County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.52%
High School15%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%
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Jones County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.14%
Male Unemployed48.15%
Female Employed3.72%
Male Employed2.59%
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Jones County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jones County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jones 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.

Jones County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jones County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,508

Number of Veterans

1,393

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

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Jones County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jones County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jones 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

79.94%

Born in Jones County, Iowa

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Jones County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 79.94% having been born in Iowa. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jones County, Iowa Place of Birth

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