According to the most recent Rake Iowa demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Rake shows it has a Population 2021 of 183 which is the smallest when sorted by population of all the other places in the greater region. The city with the highest population in the area is Buffalo Center which depicts a population of 1,080 ( markedly bigger). Figure 3 uses the Rake population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Rake Iowa shows a decline of 42 (19%).
The total Rake Iowa greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Rake depicts it has a Population Change of -18.7% which is less than most other places in the greater region.
Looking at the Rake population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Rake Iowa depicts it has 226 people per square mile which is the smallest when ranked by population density of all the other places in the surrounding region. The next higher when ranked by population density is Elmore about twice as large with population density of 435. The city with the highest population density in the area is Kiester which shows a people per square mile of 1,349 ( markedly bigger). Figure 6 provides Rake demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Rake depicts it has a Median Age of 39.8 which is the second smallest as measured by overall median age of all people of all the other places in the area. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Thompson which depicts an age of 59.9 (50.5% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Rake population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Rake Iowa has the largest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 13.7% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 9.3% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Rake Iowa Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Rake shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 0.5% which is the smallest in order of people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other places in the metro area.
Rake Iowa Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Rake has the smallest proportion of never married percent at 11% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Rake households. Rake shows it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the third most of all other places in the local area. The city with the highest average family size in the area is Kiester which depicts an average family size of 3.4 (9.5% larger).
Looking at Rake households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Rake depicts it has a Married-couple family of 78% which is the highest of all places in the greater Rake region.
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Rake depicts it has a Birth Rate of 9.8% which is the third most percent of women who have given birth of all other places in the greater Rake region. The city with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Frost which depicts a birth rate of 19.4% (about twice as large). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Rake households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Rake shows it has a Total Single People of 41% which is the smallest in terms of percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Elmore which depicts a percent single of 64% (57.6% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Rake is about 23.2% smaller. Also, benchmarked against the state of Iowa, percent of people who are single for any reason of 48%, Rake is about 16.7% smaller.
Rake Iowa Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
Rake Iowa Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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