|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ralston is 78. Ralston, Iowa is the 18,537th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ralston was in 1990, when its population was 128. In 1990, Ralston was the 17,952nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 18,537th largest city in the US. Ralston is currently 39.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ralston has shrunk 20.4% since the year 2000. Ralston, Iowa's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|18532||Morrison Bluff, Arkansas||78||5.4%|
|18534||Mount Carmel, Indiana||78||-26.4%|
|18536||Pekin, North Dakota||78||-2.5%|
|18539||Sherman, South Dakota||78||-10.3%|
The total voting age population of Ralston, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 48. The voting age population is 43.8% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.8% of the residents of Ralston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ralston are 85.9% White, 9.4% Two or more races and 4.7% American Indian. Additionally, 14.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ralston, 23.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.5%. On a per-household basis, 29.4% of families are below the poverty line in Ralston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.7% of Ralston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Ralston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.3% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ralston residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ralston is 9.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ralston, 10.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ralston is $-1,333,333,334.
In Ralston, 90.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 9.1% of housing units in Ralston.
Of all the housing units in Ralston, 66.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ralston, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ralston is $-1,333,333,334.
In Ralston, 69.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.