Charles City, IA Population by Age

The median age in Charles City, IA is 41.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.73% were under the age of 15, 17.08% aged 15 to 29, 39.17% aged 30 to 64, 19.35% aged 65 to 84, and 5.66% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Charles City, IA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Charles City's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 448 6.05%
5 to 9 years 242 3.27%
10 to 14 years 696 9.41%
15 to 19 years 419 5.66%
20 to 24 years 467 6.31%
25 to 29 years 378 5.11%
30 to 34 years 349 4.72%
35 to 39 years 533 7.2%
40 to 44 years 372 5.03%
45 to 49 years 455 6.15%
50 to 54 years 476 6.43%
55 to 59 years 323 4.37%
60 to 64 years 390 5.27%
65 to 69 years 526 7.11%
70 to 74 years 394 5.33%
75 to 79 years 248 3.35%
80 to 84 years 264 3.57%
85 years and over 419 5.66%
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Charles City, IA population by age group

Key stats
2,272
Population under 25 years
1,632
Population aged 25-44
1,644
Population aged 45-64
1,851
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Charles City's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Charles City, IA population by age group. The largest age group was 10-14 years with a poulation of 696 (9.41% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Charles City, IA was for the group of age 10-14 years with a population of 696 (9.41%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Charles City, IA was the 5-9 years with a population of 242 (3.27%).

Charles City, IA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Charles City, IA's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Charles City's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Charles City, IA population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 3,888 (52.55% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 1,660 22.44%
18 to 64 years 3,888 52.55%
85 years and over 1,851 25.02%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Charles City's population under 18 was 22.44%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Charles City's working population (between 18 and 64) was 52.55%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Charles City's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 25.02% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Charles City, IA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Charles City, IA is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Charles City's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Charles City, IA, is 33.3.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Charles City, IA, is 44.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Charles City, IA is 77.8.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Charles City, IA is 2.2.
The graph shows Charles City's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Charles City, IA population pyramid i.e. Charles City population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Charles City, IA's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 235 213 448
5 to 9 years 163 79 242
10 to 14 years 296 400 696
15 to 19 years 171 248 419
20 to 24 years 226 241 467
25 to 29 years 218 160 378
30 to 34 years 116 233 349
35 to 39 years 412 121 533
40 to 44 years 195 177 372
45 to 49 years 178 277 455
50 to 54 years 230 246 476
55 to 59 years 144 179 323
60 to 64 years 174 216 390
65 to 69 years 224 302 526
70 to 74 years 145 249 394
75 to 79 years 133 115 248
80 to 84 years 100 164 264
85 years and over 91 328 419
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Things to know

What is the population of Charles City, IA under 18?

Charles City's population under the age of 18 is 1,660, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 22.44% of the total resident population of Charles City, IA.

What is the aging population in Charles City, IA?

Charles City's population aged 65 years and above was 1,851. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 25.02% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Charles City, IA Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Charles City age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Charles City population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Charles City. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Charles City by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Charles City.

Key observations

The largest age group in Charles City, IA was for the group of age 10-14 years with a population of 696 (9.41%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Charles City, IA was the 5-9 years with a population of 242 (3.27%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Charles City population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Charles City is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Charles City total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Charles City Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Charles City, IA Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Charles City - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Charles City population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Charles City. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Charles City population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Charles City population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Charles City is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Charles City is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Charles City Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Charles City, IA Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Charles City, IA population pyramid, which represents the Charles City population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Charles City, IA, is 33.3.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Charles City, IA, is 44.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Charles City, IA is 77.8.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Charles City, IA is 2.2.

Charles City population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Charles City population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Charles City for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Charles City for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Charles City for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Charles City Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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