Anita, IA has a population of 870 and is the 16,030th largest city in the United States. The population density is 489 per sq mi which is 795% higher than the Iowa average and 440% higher than the national average. The median age in Anita is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Anita, 69% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 77% of Anita residents were born in Iowa, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.