Jones County, Iowa Population 2021

Jones County, Iowa's estimated population is 20,697 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 31st largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 20,689 and has seen a growth of 0.04% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,69780.04%
202020,68980.04%
201920,68180.04%
201820,673550.27%
201720,6182261.11%
201620,392-41-0.20%
201520,433-115-0.56%
201420,548290.14%
201320,519-82-0.40%
201220,601-142-0.68%
201120,743540.26%
201020,6891,2456.40%
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%
188021,0521,3216.70%
187019,7316,42548.29%
186013,30610,299342.50%
18503,0072,536538.43%
18404710.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.04% (8)
County Website
State
Founded
December 21, 1837
County Seat
2010 Population
20,689
Growth Since 2010
0.04% (8)
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Jones County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,62195.44%
Black or African American4352.12%
Two or More Races2801.36%
Asian1960.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.13%
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Jones County, Iowa Population by Race

Jones County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Jones County, Iowa Median Age

43.1


Total

42.1


Male

44.6


Female

Jones County, Iowa Adults

There are 16,168 adults, (4,144 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Iowa.

Jones County, Iowa Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,926

48.28%

Male

10,633

51.72%

Jones County, Iowa Population by Age

Jones County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jones County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.4%42.6%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
All78.3%21.7%
Married88.5%11.5%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1302.3878.3
Married4,491388.5
Non Family2,7871.1468.1
Female5913.0857.4
Male2613.2559.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Jones County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3072.09%
9th to 12th Grade8175.57%
High School Graduate5,80539.56%
Some College3,13521.36%
Associates Degree1,74511.89%
Bachelors Degree2,06214.05%
Graduate Degree8045.48%
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Jones County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,92713,0722,769
Black27818740
Hispanic20518451
Asian146206
2+ Races12710815
Native American2715

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 24.88%.

Jones County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,887$43,417$31,904
Less Than 9th Grade$17,318$19,423$11,354
High School Graduate$31,639$39,761$24,382
Some College$38,219$45,901$33,489
Bachelors Degree$50,893$54,551$47,558
Graduate Degree$52,778$60,500$48,056

$37,887

Average Earnings

$43,417

Average Male

$31,904

Average Female

Jones County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Iowa Language by Age

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Jones County, Iowa Language

97.70% of Jones County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Jones County, Iowa Language

Jones County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5811,6919.10%
Hispanic335339.85%
Black1212016.53%
Asian19063.16%
Multiple27651.81%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.24%

Male Poverty Rate

10.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Iowa is Black, with 16.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Iowa is Multiple, with 1.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.74%.

Jones County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.29%
High School7.75%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

Jones County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.18%
Female Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed5.33%
Male Employed2.14%

Jones County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,549$73,371
Families$74,988$87,547
Married Families$79,991-
Non Families$34,150$43,632
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Income by Household Type

Jones County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Jones County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Jones County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,610

Number of Veterans

1,539

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam644
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War214
Korea211
World War II54

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74510
75+473
35 to 54298
55 to 64181
18 to 34148

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,59810.32%
Black123.14%

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Jones County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Jones 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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79.72%

Born in Jones County, Iowa

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Jones County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 79.72% having been born in Iowa. 0.68% 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

  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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