|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Persia is 298. Persia, Iowa is the 15,172nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Persia was in 2000, when its population was 363. In 2000, Persia was the 14,748th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,172nd largest city in the US. Persia is currently 17.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Persia has shrunk 17.9% since the year 2000. Persia, Iowa's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15167||Hedgesville, West Virginia||298||29.5%|
|15168||Iroquois, South Dakota||298||7.1%|
|15178||East Lynne, Missouri||297||-1.9%|
The total voting age population of Persia, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 227. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Persia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Persia are 100.0% White. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Persia, 18.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.2%. On a per-household basis, 15.1% of families are below the poverty line in Persia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Persia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.1% of Persia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Persia residents aged 5 and older, 2.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Persia is 1.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Persia, 4.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Persia is $59,375.
In Persia, 64.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.9% of housing units in Persia.
Of all the housing units in Persia, 73.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Persia, 0.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Persia is $836.
In Persia, 76.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.