|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alden is 748. Alden, Iowa is the 11,484th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Alden was in 2000, when its population was 902. In 2000, Alden was the 10,662nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,484th largest city in the US. Alden is currently 17.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Alden has shrunk 17.0% since the year 2000. Alden, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11478||Bethany, West Virginia||749||-23.8%|
|11482||Log Cabin, Texas||749||1.3%|
|11485||East Galesburg, Illinois||748||-10.7%|
|11486||East Sparta, Ohio||748||-7.7%|
|11489||Coward, South Carolina||747||14.9%|
The total voting age population of Alden, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 641. The voting age population is 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Alden are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Alden are 97.6% White, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 7.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Alden, 9.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.1% of families are below the poverty line in Alden.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.7% of Alden residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.9% of Alden residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Alden residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Alden is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alden, 13.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alden is $54,250.
In Alden, 70.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.2% of housing units in Alden.
Of all the housing units in Alden, 36.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Alden, 1.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alden is $492.
In Alden, 74.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.