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Population Demographics for Iowa 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Iowa

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population3,046,355100
Hispanic or Latino151,5444
Black or African American89,1482
Some Other Race56,1321
Two or More Races53,3331
American Indian11,084Below 1%
Three or more races3,278Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2,003Below 1%
Native Hawaiian381Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes100Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,508,3191,538,0363,046,355
Hispanic or Latino79,99171,553151,544
Black or African American47,14142,00789,148
Some Other Race30,50225,63056,132
Two or More Races26,81026,52353,333
American Indian5,4965,58811,084
Three or more races1,6231,6553,278
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,0409632,003
Native Hawaiian193188381
Alaska Native tribes4357100

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Iowa

Total Population:3,046,355
Male Population:1,508,319
Female Population:1,538,036

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Iowa

Both sexes38

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Iowa

Total Population:2,948,243
Male Population:1,458,325
Under 5 years:103,242
5 to 9 years:102,493
10 to 14 years:102,813
15 to 17 years:62,845
18 and 19 years:35,894
20 years:18,497
21 years:19,231
22 to 24 years:58,231
25 to 29 years:98,342
30 to 34 years:91,659
35 to 39 years:87,631
40 to 44 years:92,840
45 to 49 years:105,729
50 to 54 years:109,752
55 to 59 years:100,908
60 and 61 years:35,456
62 to 64 years:46,675
65 and 66 years:24,916
67 to 69 years:33,944
70 to 74 years:45,370
75 to 79 years:35,075
80 to 84 years:26,539
85 years and over:20,243
Female Population:1,489,918
Under 5 years:98,552
5 to 9 years:97,828
10 to 14 years:97,283
15 to 17 years:59,690
18 and 19 years:33,113
20 years:17,620
21 years:18,676
22 to 24 years:56,728
25 to 29 years:95,505
30 to 34 years:90,102
35 to 39 years:86,987
40 to 44 years:91,972
45 to 49 years:107,929
50 to 54 years:110,968
55 to 59 years:101,377
60 and 61 years:35,877
62 to 64 years:48,532
65 and 66 years:26,806
67 to 69 years:37,173
70 to 74 years:53,134
75 to 79 years:45,461
80 to 84 years:38,856
85 years and over:39,749

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Iowa

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Iowa

Family led homes:790,034
Husband-wife family:625,173
Other family:164,861
Population of male led with no wife present:51,105
Population female led with no husband present:113,756
Population of Nonfamily homes:431,542
Population living alone:347,479
Population not living alone:84,063

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Iowa with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:373,432
Population of family homes:368,913
Husband-wife family:255,822
Under 6 years only:59,970
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:58,449
6 to 17 years only:137,403
Other family:113,091
Male householder, no wife present:33,190
Under 6 years only:9,835
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6,021
6 to 17 years only:17,334
Female led with no husband present:79,901
Under 6 years only:20,063
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:16,161
6 to 17 years only:43,677
Nonfamily households:4,519
Male led households:3,626
Under 6 years only:881
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:374
6 to 17 years only:2,371
Female led householder:893
Under 6 years only:217
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:72
6 to 17 years only:604
Households with no people under 18 years:848,144
Family households:421,121
Husband-wife family:369,351
Other family:51,770
Male led with no wife present:17,915
Female led with no husband present:33,855
Nonfamily households:427,023
Male led householder:202,242
Female led householder:224,781

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Iowa, by type

Total Home Population:1,221,576
Population of Family homes:790,034
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:25,603
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:128,513
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:156,293
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:177,583
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:80,699
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:66,967
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:88,498
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:51,690
Population of 85 year olds and over:14,188
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:431,542
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:46,519
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:62,291
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:40,742
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:68,986
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:38,592
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:33,838
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:51,518
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:53,324
Population of 85 year olds and over:35,732

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Iowa containing people over 60

Total Population:1,221,576
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:418,437
1-person household:165,405
2-or-more-person household:253,032
Family households:241,986
Nonfamily households:11,046
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:803,139
1-person household:182,074
2-or-more-person household:621,065
Family homes:548,048
Nonfamily homes:73,017

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Iowa with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,221,576
Home has three or more generations:24,827
Home does not have three or more generations:1,196,749

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Iowa under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:724,252
Unmarried partner of home lead present:65,402
In family homes:60,787
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,354
Population of male led and female partner households:27,183
Population of female led and female partner households:2,071
Population of female led and male partner households:30,179
In nonfamily homes:4,615
Population of male led and male partner homes:21
Population of male led and female partner homes:4,124
Population of female led and female partner homes:82
Population of female led and male partner homes:388
No unmarried partner of home lead present:658,850
In family homes:657,008
Population of husband-wife family homes:515,447
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:29,167
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:112,394
In nonfamily homes:1,842

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Iowa

Total Population:2,343,158
Population Under 18 years:710,519
Population 18 years and over:1,632,639

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Iowa have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:880,635
Family home:645,228
Nonfamily homess:235,407
Male led home:107,164
Living alone:84,275
Not living alone:22,889
Female led home:128,243
Living alone:113,648
Not living alone:14,595
Population of Renter occupied homes:340,941
Family run homes:144,806
Husband-wife family:72,058
Other family:72,748
Male led with no wife present:19,631
Female led with no husband present:53,117
Nonfamily Homes:196,135
Male led homes:98,704
Male living alone:71,985
Male not living alone:26,719
Female led homes:97,431
Females living alone:77,571
Females not living alone:19,860

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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