Taylor County, Iowa Population 2024

5,828

Taylor County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 5,828 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, Iowa is the 95th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 6,322 and has seen a growth of -7.81% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,753-15-0.26%
20285,768-15-0.26%
20275,783-15-0.26%
20265,798-15-0.26%
20255,813-15-0.26%
20245,828-15-0.26%
20235,843-15-0.26%
20225,858-15-0.26%
20215,87380.14%
20205,865-323-5.22%
20196,188-2-0.03%
20186,190771.26%
20176,113-106-1.7%
20166,219-24-0.38%
20156,243711.15%
20146,172-55-0.88%
20136,227-32-0.51%
20126,259-42-0.67%
20116,301-21-0.33%
20106,322
19907,114-1,239-14.83%
19808,353-437-4.97%
19708,790-1,498-14.56%
196010,288-2,132-17.17%
195012,420-1,838-12.89%
194014,258-601-4.04%
193014,859-655-4.22%
192015,514-798-4.89%
191016,312-2,472-13.16%
190018,7842,40014.65%
189016,3847494.79%
188015,6358,646123.71%
18706,9893,39994.68%
18603,5903,3861659.8%
1850204-5,549-96.45%
showing: 35 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-0.26% (-15)
County Website
Taylor County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
6,322
Area
532 mi²
Density
11 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.81% (-494)
Founded
1847

Taylor County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,38090.94%
Two or more races2965%
Other race2163.65%
Native American170.29%
Black or African American70.12%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Taylor County, Iowa Population by Race

Taylor County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Taylor County, Iowa Median Age

44.1

Total

42.5

Male

45.6

Female

Taylor County, Iowa Adults

There are 4,583 adults, (1,334 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, Iowa.

Taylor County, Iowa Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female2,96750.15%
Male2,94949.85%

Taylor County, Iowa Population by Age

Taylor County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4422.3878.821.2
Married1,2532.9989.710.3
Non Family9161.2566.733.3
Female1703.1366.533.5
Male1033.6674.825.2
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Taylor 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

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

Taylor 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 94.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.45%.

Taylor County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,112

Average Earnings

$45,746

Average Male

$37,250

Average Female

Taylor County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taylor County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Taylor County, Iowa Language

92.55% of Taylor County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Taylor County, Iowa Language

Taylor County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,1094629.04%
Hispanic529305.67%
Other21662.78%
showing: 3 rows

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.6%

Male Poverty Rate

9.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Iowa is White, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Iowa is Other, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.48%.

Taylor County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.37%
High School9.01%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
showing: 4 rows

Taylor County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.39%
Male Employed5.39%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Unemployed1.49%
showing: 4 rows

Taylor County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Taylor County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Taylor County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Taylor County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Taylor County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Taylor County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

437

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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Taylor County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Taylor County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Taylor County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Taylor County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Taylor County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Taylor 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

62.59%

Born in Taylor County, Iowa

95%

Native Born

5%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95% of Taylor County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 62.59% having been born in Iowa. 3.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Taylor County, Iowa Place of Birth

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