Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,150
Nationwide Rank 5257

Quick Facts

Jefferson, Iowa is the 5,257th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Jefferson, Iowa is a city.

Jefferson, Iowa is currently 10.1% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jefferson, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5247 Waverly, New York 4,161 -9.4%
5248 Burnham, Illinois 4,159 -0.2%
5249 Dawson, Georgia 4,157 -18.2%
5250 West Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4,157 -0.3%
5251 Aldan, Pennsylvania 4,156 -3.7%
5252 Hazlehurst, Georgia 4,154 12.7%
5253 Point Pleasant, West Virginia 4,153 -10.2%
5254 Sullivan City, Texas 4,153 3.6%
5255 Peotone, Illinois 4,152 21.6%
5256 Rosemont, Illinois 4,151 -1.6%
5257 Jefferson, Iowa 4,150 -10.0%
5258 Grant, Minnesota 4,149 2.6%
5259 Oakwood, Georgia 4,148 19.8%
5260 Ashville, Ohio 4,147 30.0%
5261 Carolina Shores, North Carolina 4,146 120.4%
5262 Chelan, Washington 4,146 10.8%
5263 Monongahela, Pennsylvania 4,146 -12.6%
5264 Rice Lake, Minnesota 4,145
5265 Bluffton, Ohio 4,144 6.0%
5266 Port Aransas, Texas 4,143 22.1%
5267 Louisville, Tennessee 4,142 100.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%
6298 West Burlington 2,927 -7.2%
6390 Wilton 2,832 0.0%
6409 Onawa 2,809 -9.3%
6452 Tama 2,775 1.9%
6458 Clarion 2,769 -6.4%
6543 Jesup 2,708 22.4%
6566 Grundy Center 2,689 3.2%
6587 Bloomfield 2,676 2.8%
6622 Eldora 2,653 -12.5%
6624 Missouri Valley 2,649 -11.3%
6637 Fairfax 2,631 172.9%
6643 Solon 2,626 119.0%
6662 Sibley 2,611 -6.3%
6688 Madrid 2,587 6.8%
6732 Center Point 2,551 26.0%
6737 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6740 Kalona 2,544 10.5%
6806 Hawarden 2,491 0.6%
6859 Marengo 2,451 -3.3%
6878 Belle Plaine 2,441 -15.1%
6938 West Branch 2,393 8.3%
6992 Hudson 2,354 11.0%
7008 West Union 2,346 -7.9%
7050 Belmond 2,317 -9.4%
7064 Hull 2,309 17.6%
7075 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7111 Cascade 2,285 15.7%
7133 La Porte City 2,272 -2.0%
7141 Lamoni 2,267 -7.2%
7175 Lisbon 2,239 17.1%
7191 Ely 2,230 92.7%
7272 Bellevue 2,175 -7.8%
7286 Toledo 2,164 -14.6%
7367 Rockwell City 2,114 -4.6%
7407 Sac City 2,098 -11.8%
7411 Postville 2,096 -7.7%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,150 5,257
2016 4,169 5,237
2015 4,204 5,196
2014 4,276 5,128
2013 4,257 5,126
2012 4,260 5,112
2011 4,324 5,068
2010 4,345 5,040
2009 4,117 5,130
2008 4,161 5,095
2007 4,222 5,033
2006 4,249 4,992
2005 4,351 4,883
2004 4,430 4,816
2003 4,443 4,781
2002 4,470 4,747
2001 4,516 4,700
2000 4,614 4,626
1990 4,380 4,426