Latest Data (2017)
Population 7,701
Nationwide Rank 3678

Quick Facts

Decorah, Iowa is the 3,678th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Decorah, Iowa is a city.

Decorah, Iowa is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Decorah, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Decorah, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3668 Morehead, Kentucky 7,736 1.7%
3669 Hampton, Georgia 7,732 96.4%
3670 Park City, Kansas 7,729 24.2%
3671 Clewiston, Florida 7,720 19.2%
3672 Centerville, Georgia 7,716 46.6%
3673 Scotia, New York 7,707 -3.0%
3674 Cushing, Oklahoma 7,704 -7.7%
3675 Glen Ridge, New Jersey 7,704 6.1%
3676 Round Lake Park, Illinois 7,704 27.1%
3677 River Oaks, Texas 7,703 9.9%
3678 Decorah, Iowa 7,701 -5.6%
3679 Pittston, Pennsylvania 7,694 -4.7%
3680 Three Rivers, Michigan 7,691 2.0%
3681 Newport, Arkansas 7,690 -1.2%
3682 Hood River, Oregon 7,686 26.6%
3683 Caribou, Maine 7,684 -7.5%
3684 Altoona, Wisconsin 7,680 14.5%
3685 Pulaski, Tennessee 7,676 -4.0%
3686 South Beloit, Illinois 7,673 41.0%
3687 White Oak, Pennsylvania 7,673 -10.1%
3688 Lexington, Tennessee 7,667 3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 7,701 3,678
2016 7,918 3,584
2015 7,907 3,569
2014 7,957 3,532
2013 8,089 3,475
2012 8,109 3,456
2011 8,114 3,448
2010 8,127 3,426
2009 7,765 3,510
2008 7,799 3,477
2007 7,896 3,418
2006 7,909 3,394
2005 7,965 3,347
2004 7,987 3,324
2003 7,959 3,308
2002 8,033 3,267
2001 8,139 3,215
2000 8,166 3,194
1990 8,150 2,882