|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Eldon is 785. Eldon, Iowa is the 11,265th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Eldon was in 1990, when its population was 1,048. In 1990, Eldon was the 9,576th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,265th largest city in the US. Eldon is currently 25.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Eldon has shrunk 21.4% since the year 2000. Eldon, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11259||Estelline, South Dakota||786||15.9%|
|11263||St. Ignatius, Montana||786||-0.5%|
|11264||Central City, Colorado||785||51.8%|
|11267||New Berlin, Pennsylvania||785||-6.8%|
|11270||White Hall, Alabama||785||-23.1%|
|11271||Belle Terre, New York||784||-5.8%|
The total voting age population of Eldon, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 797. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.0% of the residents of Eldon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Eldon are 98.2% White, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 0.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Eldon, 22.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.5%. On a per-household basis, 13.2% of families are below the poverty line in Eldon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.5% of Eldon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Eldon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.8% have a bachelor's degree and 1.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Eldon residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Eldon is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Eldon, 4.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Eldon is $43,125.
In Eldon, 83.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.8% of housing units in Eldon.
Of all the housing units in Eldon, 59.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Eldon, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Eldon is $571.
In Eldon, 73.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.