Marital Status in Iowa (State)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female Male
United States
Iowa
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50%0%50%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-25.791205%-29.988272%-25.791205%26%25.791205%6.633859%29.988272%6.223969%32.425064%32%327,139327k399,743400k-51.670394%-46.394064%-51.670394%52%51.670394%2.082097%46.394064%3.422116%53.752491%54%655,394655k662,672663k-11.148739%-1.675081%-11.380058%-3.239645%-12.823820%13%11.148739%11.380058%11.148739%11%162,659163k137,444137k-2.673705%-7.040875%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.714580%10%2.673705%2.591522%2.673705%3%123,221123k32,96233.0k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female Male
United States
Iowa
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40%20%0%20%40%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-25.791205%-29.988272%-25.791205%26%25.791205%6.633859%29.988272%6.223969%32.425064%32%327,139327k399,743400k-50.029052%-43.902027%-50.029052%50%50.029052%1.921799%43.902027%3.003516%51.950851%52%634,575635k640,461640k-1.000064%-0.437086%-1.763851%-0.629056%-1.437150%1%1.000064%1.763851%1.000064%1%18,22918.2k12,32912.3k-1.641342%-2.492037%-1.641342%2%1.641342%0.160298%2.492037%0.418600%1.801640%2%20,81920.8k22,21122.2k-2.673705%-7.040875%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.714580%10%2.673705%2.591522%2.673705%3%123,221123k32,96233.0k-10.148675%-1.237995%-9.616207%-2.610589%-11.386670%11%10.148675%9.616207%10.148675%10%144,430144k125,115125k

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1716.146%16.1%57.341%57.3%43.972%44.0%73.931%73.9%61.513%61.5%76.258%76.3%67.140%67.1%73.534%73.5%69.228%69.2%71.090%71.1%67.927%67.9%67.469%67.5%69.577%69.6%66.823%66.8%68.818%68.8%66.004%66.0%68.545%68.5%64.898%64.9%63.850%63.9%56.963%57.0%47.266%47.3%34.096%34.1%13.772%13.8%7.965%7.97%1.509%1.51%1.006%1.01%0.648%0.65%0.413%0.41%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female
Male
0%5%10%15%20%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 175.114%5.11%4.007%4.01%9.442%9.44%6.796%6.80%15.143%15.1%12.911%12.9%18.361%18.4%16.292%16.3%19.343%19.3%17.170%17.2%20.917%20.9%19.336%19.3%20.284%20.3%18.829%18.8%18.887%18.9%17.473%17.5%15.644%15.6%13.172%13.2%11.154%11.2%9.178%9.18%6.916%6.92%4.839%4.84%2.025%2.02%0.690%0.69%0.013%0.01%0.110%0.11%0.327%0.33%0.115%0.12%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 174.048%4.05%3.784%3.78%2.994%2.99%4.032%4.03%4.376%4.38%4.921%4.92%5.831%5.83%7.794%7.79%6.574%6.57%10.042%10.0%7.894%7.89%12.096%12.1%8.587%8.59%13.761%13.8%11.459%11.5%16.082%16.1%15.317%15.3%21.591%21.6%24.672%24.7%33.760%33.8%45.630%45.6%61.018%61.0%84.192%84.2%91.336%91.3%98.464%98.5%98.884%98.9%99.025%99.0%99.457%99.5%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1774.692%74.7%34.867%34.9%43.593%43.6%15.241%15.2%18.969%19.0%5.909%5.91%8.668%8.67%2.381%2.38%4.855%4.85%1.697%1.70%3.262%3.26%1.100%1.10%1.553%1.55%0.587%0.59%0.836%0.84%0.441%0.44%0.494%0.49%0.340%0.34%0.324%0.32%0.099%0.10%0.188%0.19%0.047%0.05%0.011%0.01%0.009%0.01%0.013%0.01%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.014%0.01%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Iowa
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%Count85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1723,07623.1k87,03087.0k178,143178k136,475136k148,683149k145,963146k129,922130k121,421121k123,030123k120,184120k77,79777.8k24,53824.5k1,159645

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and Iowa
Iowa
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60%40%20%0%20%40%60%CountWhite1Asian2White HispanicOther2Mixed2Black2-26.983396%-1.086774%-11.023949%-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-39.094118%39%54.202926%6.702955%52.464224%6.695849%60.905882%61%2,225,8542.23M-37.732297%-1.131592%-4.496244%-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-43.360133%43%54.162038%2.477829%58.040953%4.502902%56.639867%57%53,11153.1k-41.208380%-2.955678%-7.865752%-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-52.029810%52%46.067758%1.902432%44.624326%3.650823%47.970190%48%78,89978.9k-43.887435%-2.939791%-9.489529%-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-56.316754%56%41.193717%2.489529%41.276992%3.176567%43.683246%44%38,20038.2k-55.689605%-1.788759%-9.979732%-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-67.458096%67%30.434643%2.107261%33.774374%3.216215%32.541904%33%31,08331.1k-53.508713%-2.370186%-11.941366%-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-67.820265%68%28.721638%3.458097%29.070650%5.669672%32.179735%32%74,08774.1k

Map of Marital Status by County in Iowa

Married Marital Status by County#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
41%46%52%57%62%68%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
6.0%8.0%10.0%12.0%14.0%16.1%

Widowed Marital Status by County#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
3.1%4.6%6.1%7.7%9.2%10.7%

Never Married Marital Status by County#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
17%24%30%36%42%49%
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Marital Status by Place in Iowa

There are 1,008 places in Iowa. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Iowa, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Iowa. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 7,876.

Married by Place#14

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Iowa, selected places in Iowa, and entities that contain Iowa
0%20%40%60%Count#GrimesCliveUrbandaleWaukeeNorwalkJohnstonBettendorfPleasant HillAltoonaMarionAnkenyDenisonSpencerW Des MoinesLe MarsIowaCarrollWest North CentralMarshalltownPellaPerryBooneMidwestCoralvilleMuscatineOttumwaUnited StatesClintonWaverlyNorth LibertyKeokukCrestonCedar RapidsStorm LakeSioux CityFort MadisonBurlingtonNewtonDubuqueMason CityDavenportWaterlooOskaloosaIndianolaCouncil BluffsDes MoinesMt PleasantCedar FallsFairfieldDecorahFort DodgeGrinnellIowa CityAmes63.690156%63.690156%64%4,736162.319279%62.319279%62%8,233261.681309%61.681309%62%20,36120.4k360.970842%60.970842%61%7,486460.575055%60.575055%61%4,677560.288480%60.288480%60%9,279660.037728%60.037728%60%16,55016.6k759.145775%59.145775%59%4,459858.698738%58.698738%59%7,443955.957711%55.957711%56%16,24916.2k1055.903923%55.903923%56%22,71622.7k1154.230214%54.230214%54%3,3781253.092142%53.092142%53%4,6961353.018530%53.018530%53%26,61026.6k1452.941934%52.941934%53%4,1121552.696629%52.696629%53%1,318,0661.32M51.813602%51.813602%52%4,1141651.461869%51.461869%51%8,666,3128.67M51.383216%51.383216%51%11,07011.1k1751.164501%51.164501%51%4,1741850.518267%50.518267%51%2,9731950.004804%50.004804%50%5,2052049.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M49.006826%49.006826%49%7,9692148.584652%48.584652%49%9,0282248.510125%48.510125%49%9,6542348.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.409762%47.409762%47%10,14010.1k2447.384138%47.384138%47%3,9672547.279937%47.279937%47%5,9622647.172725%47.172725%47%3,9712747.138578%47.138578%47%2,9902846.926723%46.926723%47%49,10649.1k2945.984959%45.984959%46%3,7913045.671425%45.671425%46%29,50129.5k3145.386254%45.386254%45%4,0483245.226327%45.226327%45%9,2423345.131938%45.131938%45%5,4563445.115251%45.115251%45%21,84321.8k3544.798570%44.798570%45%10,27510.3k3644.356789%44.356789%44%36,32236.3k3744.243204%44.243204%44%24,08624.1k3844.079229%44.079229%44%4,1173943.815410%43.815410%44%5,3174043.579014%43.579014%44%21,87121.9k4141.807960%41.807960%42%69,97970.0k4240.460293%40.460293%40%2,8484340.419789%40.419789%40%14,07714.1k4439.877156%39.877156%40%3,3764538.940724%38.940724%39%2,8384638.399844%38.399844%38%7,8524734.828701%34.828701%35%2,6944833.941373%33.941373%34%21,30521.3k4932.426920%32.426920%32%18,60318.6k50

Marital Status by Metro Area in Iowa

There are 26 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Iowa (21 fully and 5 partially). This section compares all 26 of those to each other, Iowa, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Iowa.

Married by Metro Area#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Iowa, selected metro areas in Iowa, and entities that contain Iowa
0%20%40%Count#Spirit LakeCarroll AreaPella AreaSpencer AreaMarshalltownMuscatineOttumwa AreaBoone AreaFort MadisonStorm LakeDubuque AreaNewton AreaCedar RapidsOskaloosaIowaDes MoinesSioux CityClinton AreaMason CityWest North CentralOmaha AreaDavenportBurlingtonMidwestWaterloo AreaFairfieldUnited StatesIowa CityFort DodgeAmes Area59.860286%59.860286%60%8,569157.261158%57.261158%57%9,404256.454467%56.454467%56%14,99615.0k355.587263%55.587263%56%7,402454.790094%54.790094%55%17,63217.6k554.416930%54.416930%54%18,43718.4k654.290008%54.290008%54%19,14719.1k754.257617%54.257617%54%11,80711.8k854.078568%54.078568%54%27,00927.0k953.843764%53.843764%54%8,6641053.536352%53.536352%54%41,70041.7k1153.392517%53.392517%53%15,99816.0k1253.081648%53.081648%53%112,609113k1353.040861%53.040861%53%9,5151452.696629%52.696629%53%1,318,0661.32M52.660855%52.660855%53%252,493252k1552.339587%52.339587%52%69,04969.0k1652.249794%52.249794%52%20,29820.3k1751.695438%51.695438%52%21,80121.8k1851.461869%51.461869%51%8,666,3128.67M51.141169%51.141169%51%361,879362k1951.094532%51.094532%51%158,134158k2050.317675%50.317675%50%19,32419.3k2149.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M48.622050%48.622050%49%67,53767.5k2248.118190%48.118190%48%7,1982348.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M45.803999%45.803999%46%61,93861.9k2444.584507%44.584507%45%13,61713.6k2541.266247%41.266247%41%33,52833.5k26

Marital Status by County in Iowa

There are 99 counties in Iowa. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Iowa, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Iowa. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 15,552.

Married by County#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Iowa, selected counties in Iowa, and entities that contain Iowa
0%20%40%60%Count#MadisonDallasIowaSiouxBentonCedarDickinsonPlymouthDelawareBuchananBremerCrawfordCarrollFloydJonesTamaWashingtonJacksonClaytonMarionWarrenClayHardinWinneshiekMarshallPageMuscatineBooneBuena VistaDubuqueJasperFayetteMahaskaIowaWapelloClintonLinnHenryWest North CentralLeeCerro GordoScottPolkPottawattamieDes MoinesMidwestPoweshiekWoodburyJeffersonUnited StatesBlack HawkWebsterJohnsonStory62.123421%62.123421%62%7,671162.059336%62.059336%62%36,66936.7k261.304216%61.304216%61%8,113360.984183%60.984183%61%16,30916.3k460.541860%60.541860%61%12,40212.4k560.484629%60.484629%60%9,011659.860286%59.860286%60%8,569758.699482%58.699482%59%11,66311.7k858.555595%58.555595%59%8,189958.134823%58.134823%58%9,4691057.396596%57.396596%57%11,60111.6k1157.332241%57.332241%57%7,6981257.261158%57.261158%57%9,4041357.080292%57.080292%57%7,4291456.986497%56.986497%57%9,5801556.967096%56.967096%57%7,9641656.921852%56.921852%57%10,00810.0k1756.568365%56.568365%57%9,0731856.555908%56.555908%57%8,2041956.454467%56.454467%56%14,99615.0k2056.386293%56.386293%56%21,53921.5k2155.587263%55.587263%56%7,4022255.557889%55.557889%56%7,9372354.790555%54.790555%55%9,6532454.790094%54.790094%55%17,63217.6k2554.519380%54.519380%55%7,0332654.416930%54.416930%54%18,43718.4k2754.257617%54.257617%54%11,80711.8k2853.843764%53.843764%54%8,6642953.536352%53.536352%54%41,70041.7k3053.392517%53.392517%53%15,99816.0k3153.044357%53.044357%53%8,9213253.040861%53.040861%53%9,5153352.696629%52.696629%53%1,318,0661.32M52.667598%52.667598%53%15,08415.1k3452.249794%52.249794%52%20,29820.3k3551.832173%51.832173%52%90,62790.6k3651.831725%51.831725%52%8,4893751.461869%51.461869%51%8,666,3128.67M51.145934%51.145934%51%14,81814.8k3851.126584%51.126584%51%18,35718.4k3950.855776%50.855776%51%69,52969.5k4050.245913%50.245913%50%181,440181k4150.157796%50.157796%50%37,50837.5k4249.556732%49.556732%50%16,09916.1k4349.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M48.977236%48.977236%49%7,6384448.579336%48.579336%49%38,79438.8k4548.118190%48.118190%48%7,1984648.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M45.772082%45.772082%46%49,75749.8k4744.584507%44.584507%45%13,61713.6k4844.142398%44.142398%44%51,93051.9k4941.266247%41.266247%41%33,52833.5k50

Marital Status by County Subdivision in Iowa

There are 1,662 county subdivisions in Iowa. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Iowa, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Iowa. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 9,112.

Married by County Subdivision#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Iowa, selected county subdivisions in Iowa, and entities that contain Iowa
0%20%40%60%Count#JeffersonWalnutMonroeTimber CrkPleasant VlyClay TownshipBooneFour MileWebsterFranklinMarionPenn TownshipCrockerLewisLk PrairieKnoxvilleWalnutSpencerIowaAmericaCarrollWest North CentralBloomingtonDes MoinesCtrMidwestUnited StatesNewtonClintonWaverlyKeokukTaylorCedar RapidsDecorahStorm LakeBloomfieldSioux CityBurlingtonMadisonDubuqueMason CityDavenportWaterlooOskaloosaIndianolaKane TownshipCedar FallsDes MoinesFairfieldLee TownshipFort DodgeGrinnellIowa CityWashington72.096392%72.096392%72%5,475167.732211%67.732211%68%13,03113.0k261.362996%61.362996%61%6,537361.314503%61.314503%61%5,644459.995825%59.995825%60%17,24417.2k559.483981%59.483981%59%8,392658.941418%58.941418%59%10,32310.3k758.403414%58.403414%58%4,653858.349286%58.349286%58%26,51826.5k957.729253%57.729253%58%10,99811.0k1057.523253%57.523253%58%18,49218.5k1157.198672%57.198672%57%11,71211.7k1256.802098%56.802098%57%22,95623.0k1355.775105%55.775105%56%5,8431455.075963%55.075963%55%5,4741553.723597%53.723597%54%4,4511653.342520%53.342520%53%29,42029.4k1753.092142%53.092142%53%4,6961852.696629%52.696629%53%1,318,0661.32M52.597403%52.597403%53%4,2931951.813602%51.813602%52%4,1142051.461869%51.461869%51%8,666,3128.67M51.347652%51.347652%51%9,7542151.033487%51.033487%51%5,6542249.835356%49.835356%50%10,59410.6k2349.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M48.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.520864%47.520864%48%5,8082447.409762%47.409762%47%10,14010.1k2547.384138%47.384138%47%3,9672647.172725%47.172725%47%3,9712747.050532%47.050532%47%6,6762846.926723%46.926723%47%49,10649.1k2946.365971%46.365971%46%4,1533045.984959%45.984959%46%3,7913145.861261%45.861261%46%11,35811.4k3245.671425%45.671425%46%29,50129.5k3345.226327%45.226327%45%9,2423445.218986%45.218986%45%3,9443545.115251%45.115251%45%21,84321.8k3644.798570%44.798570%45%10,27510.3k3744.356789%44.356789%44%36,32236.3k3844.243204%44.243204%44%24,08624.1k3944.079229%44.079229%44%4,1174043.815410%43.815410%44%5,3174143.455151%43.455151%43%18,39518.4k4240.419789%40.419789%40%14,07714.1k4340.418280%40.418280%40%33,20233.2k4439.877156%39.877156%40%3,3764539.709587%39.709587%40%20,01820.0k4638.399844%38.399844%38%7,8524734.828701%34.828701%35%2,6944833.941373%33.941373%34%21,30521.3k4924.013213%24.013213%24%9,95950