Anamosa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,1635591
Median age42.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Anamosa, IA has a population of 5,459 and is the 6,099th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,163 per sq mi which is 3859% higher than the Iowa average and 2287% higher than the national average. The median age in Anamosa is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Anamosa, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 74% of Anamosa residents were born in Iowa, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Anamosa is 3859% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Anamosa is 12% higher than Iowa.
  • In Anamosa 88.68% of the population is White.
  • In Anamosa 7.36% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Anamosa 0.26% of the population is Asian.

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Anamosa population breakdown by race

Black or African American7.36%3.32%12.63%
American Indian2.27%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.73%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.70%1.27%4.75%
In Anamosa, 3.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Anamosa, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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