Latest Data (2017)
Population 24,305
Nationwide Rank 1551

Quick Facts

Fort Dodge, Iowa is the 1,551st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Dodge, Iowa is a city.

Fort Dodge, Iowa is currently 7.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Fort Dodge, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Dodge, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1541 Ottumwa, Iowa 24,454 -1.9%
1542 Inkster, Michigan 24,453 -18.7%
1543 South Plainfield, New Jersey 24,435 11.7%
1544 Norfolk, Nebraska 24,434 4.4%
1545 Coronado, California 24,417 1.1%
1546 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,386 29.3%
1547 Trotwood, Ohio 24,386 -10.9%
1548 Denison, Texas 24,380 7.3%
1549 Rosemount, Minnesota 24,344 64.2%
1550 Seal Beach, California 24,326 0.6%
1551 Fort Dodge, Iowa 24,305 -7.5%
1552 Haines City, Florida 24,304 67.0%
1553 Peekskill, New York 24,272 7.7%
1554 Ridgeland, Mississippi 24,266 19.3%
1555 Erie, Colorado 24,234 269.7%
1556 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,220 -6.6%
1557 Calabasas, California 24,202 17.0%
1558 Loma Linda, California 24,196 25.5%
1559 Avon Lake, Ohio 24,184 31.7%
1560 Mequon, Wisconsin 24,159 6.5%
1561 Hialeah Gardens, Florida 24,156 25.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
873 Urbandale 43,592 47.7%
918 Cedar Falls 41,570 14.8%
975 Marion 39,400 48.3%
1076 Bettendorf 35,813 14.4%
1371 Mason City 27,399 -6.0%
1374 Marshalltown 27,280 4.8%
1470 Clinton 25,480 -8.0%
1500 Burlington 25,022 -6.5%
1541 Ottumwa 24,454 -1.9%
1551 Fort Dodge 24,305 -7.5%
1584 Muscatine 23,782 4.7%
1708 Johnston 21,562 139.7%
1754 Coralville 20,881 37.2%
1773 Waukee 20,649 269.9%
1915 North Liberty 18,813 243.1%
1924 Altoona 18,699 78.9%
2056 Clive 17,172 32.1%
2176 Indianola 15,990 21.2%
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 24,305 1,551
2016 24,441 1,532
2015 24,649 1,509
2014 24,594 1,501
2013 24,639 1,482
2012 24,751 1,461
2011 25,034 1,439
2010 25,206 1,415
2009 25,083 1,390
2008 25,125 1,379
2007 25,161 1,368
2006 25,200 1,359
2005 25,211 1,334
2004 25,495 1,310
2003 25,786 1,281
2002 25,984 1,258
2001 26,205 1,237
2000 26,297 1,223
1990 26,297 1,066