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The population of Iowa went from 2,928,184 to 3,074,186 from 2000 to 2012 for a total growth of 146,002. The population of the United States for that same time period went from 282,171,957 to 313,914,040 for a total population growth of 31,742,083. Iowa had a total percentage growth for those 12 years of 5.0 percent which was slower than the overall United States total percentage growth which was 11.2 over those same years. The trends of growth for both the United States and Iowa can be seen on the logarithmic graph below.
Population of Iowa and the United States Annually from 2000 to 2012
Territory
7/1/2012
7/1/2011
7/1/2010
7/1/2009
7/1/2008
7/1/2007
7/1/2006
7/1/2005
7/1/2004
7/1/2003
7/1/2002
7/1/2001
7/1/2000
United States
313,914,040
311,591,917
309,330,219
307,006,550
304,374,846
301,579,895
298,593,212
295,753,151
293,045,739
290,326,418
287,803,914
285,081,556
282,171,957
Iowa
3,074,186
3,062,309
3,050,202
3,007,856
2,993,987
2,978,719
2,964,391
2,949,450
2,941,358
2,932,799
2,929,264
2,929,424
2,928,184

Annual Estimates and data of the Resident Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (NST-EST2009-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2009
Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (NST-EST2011-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2011

Graph of population growth trend for Iowa.

The race percentages for Iowa are shown with the table and charts below that indicate there have been changes from 2000 to 2012. The percentage of the population of white only has decreased from 92.3 to 88.0. The percent of the black only population has increased from 2.2 to 3.0. The percent of population of hispanic / mixed has increased from 3.1% to 5.3% and other/mixed races have increased from 2.4% to 3.7%.

Population by Race for the State of Iowa
Race
July 1, 2000
% of Total
July 1, 2012
% of Total
White Only
2,706,934
92.3
2,705,594
88.0
Black Only
63,498
2.2
92,767
3.0
Hispanic* / Mixed
90,470
3.1
162,894
5.3
Other / Mixed Non-Hispanic
71,095
2.4
112,931
3.7
Total Races with Hispanic*
2,931,997**
100.00
3,074,186
100.0

*Hispanics are technically not considered a race but rather an ethnicity.
**Note the slight difference of the population used in race chart from population chart above. Totals were taken from U.S. Census bureau which contained differences between it's total population table for the states and population totals for the state with the breakdown of the races.

Representative pie charts for the different races of the Iowa for it's population

Pie chart for population races for Iowa.Iowa population pie chart by race.

References:

Population Estimates, 2013, United States Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/2010s/index.html

List of U.S. states and territories by population, 2013, Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_population

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