Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population 2022

Pottawattamie County, Iowa's estimated population is 93,032 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawattamie County, Iowa is the 11th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 93,363 and has seen a growth of -0.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18507,8280.00%
18604,968-2,860-36.54%
187016,89311,925240.04%
188039,85022,957135.90%
189047,4307,58019.02%
190054,3366,90614.56%
191055,8321,4962.75%
192061,5505,71810.24%
193069,8888,33813.55%
194066,756-3,132-4.48%
195069,6822,9264.38%
196083,10213,42019.26%
197086,9913,8894.68%
198086,561-430-0.49%
199082,628-3,933-4.54%
201093,36310,73512.99%
201193,4981350.14%
201292,916-582-0.62%
201392,855-61-0.07%
201493,2584030.43%
201593,5633050.33%
201693,518-45-0.05%
201793,416-102-0.11%
201893,264-152-0.16%
201993,206-58-0.06%
202093,148-58-0.06%
202193,090-58-0.06%
202293,032-58-0.06%
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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,67392.72%
Black or African American1,5611.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native3650.39%
Asian7230.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
Some Other Race1,5641.67%
Two or More Races2,5812.76%
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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population by Race

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Median Age

39.6


Total

38.4


Male

41.7


Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Adults

There are 71,612 adults, (16,350 of whom are seniors) in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

47,397

50.70%

Male

46,081

49.30%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Population by Age

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All68.8%31.2%
Male67%33%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female47.1%52.9%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8752.4868.8
Married17,3613.1386
Male1,7833.3667
Female4,5113.347.1
Non Family13,2201.2253.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9733.11%
9th to 12th Grade4,5587.17%
High School Graduate21,04633.13%
Some College14,57722.95%
Associates Degree7,46011.74%
Bachelors Degree9,51214.97%
Graduate Degree4,4036.93%
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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races907856364
Asian519488190
White57,69352,61512,927
Other Race706386109
Hispanic3,6932,436507
Black78673442
Native American2761763
Islander1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.13%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,264$45,827$34,547
Less Than 9th Grade$31,357$36,436$26,357
High School Graduate$34,103$39,898$26,132
Some College$38,457$46,583$32,602
Bachelors Degree$52,174$60,233$47,882
Graduate Degree$68,044$78,800$63,641

$40,264

Average Earnings

$45,827

Average Male

$34,547

Average Female

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language by Age

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

93.72% of Pottawattamie County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Language

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,3291,84525.17%
Native3527220.45%
Asian68711116.16%
Multiple2,53032812.96%
Black1,14811610.10%
White79,6767,0928.90%
Other379NaN%

10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.70%

Male Poverty Rate

11.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 25.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.70%.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.18%
High School10.07%
Some College7.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.27%
Male Unemployed23.30%
Female Employed5.83%
Female Unemployed25.71%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,901$75,226
Families$73,514$89,274
Married Families$86,484$101,727
Non Families$32,833$44,549
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Income by Household Type

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Pottawattamie 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 35-44.

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Marital Status

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6,613

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,019
First Gulf War1,464
Vietnam2,345
Korea467
World War II131

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34410
35 to 541,477
55 to 641,344
65 to 741,994
75+1,388

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2259.28%
Black12010.23%
Native American185.59%
Asian182.93%
Other Race373.91%
2+ Races19514.04%
Hispanic1403.04%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Pottawattamie 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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50.41%

Born in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.05% of Pottawattamie County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 50.41% having been born in Iowa. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pottawattamie 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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