|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Madison is 10,174. Fort Madison, Iowa is the 3,114th largest city in the US.
Fort Madison is located entirely in Lee County.
The peak population of Fort Madison was in 1990, when its population was 11,923. In 1990, Fort Madison was the 2,141st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,114th largest city in the US. Fort Madison is currently 14.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fort Madison has shrunk 12.5% since the year 2000. Fort Madison, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fort Madison has a population density of 1,164.2 people per square mile.
|3110||La Grange, Kentucky||10,183||78.2%|
|3111||Waynesville, North Carolina||10,178||6.2%|
|3114||Fort Madison, Iowa||10,174||-12.5%|
|3115||Baker City, Oregon||10,170||3.3%|
|3117||Yazoo City, Mississippi||10,163||-16.4%|
The total voting age population of Fort Madison, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,309. The voting age population is 51.5% male and 48.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.8% of the residents of Fort Madison are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Madison are 93.7% White, 3.6% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.2% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 6.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Madison, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Madison.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.9% of Fort Madison residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Fort Madison residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Madison residents aged 5 and older, 3.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Madison is 8.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Madison, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Madison is $42,694.
In Fort Madison, 72.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.1% of housing units in Fort Madison.
Of all the housing units in Fort Madison, 50.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Madison, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Madison is $709.
In Fort Madison, 80.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.