Cedar Falls demographics profile

StatisticCedar FallsIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4125591
Median age26.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English93%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Cedar Falls, IA has a population of 40,828 and is the 1,009th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,412 per sq mi which is 2485% higher than the Iowa average and 1458% higher than the national average. The median age in Cedar Falls is 27 which is approximately 30% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Cedar Falls, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 73% of Cedar Falls residents were born in Iowa, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Cedar Falls is 2485% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Cedar Falls is 30% lower than Iowa.
  • In Cedar Falls 92.92% of the population is White.
  • In Cedar Falls 2.30% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cedar Falls 2.92% of the population is Asian.

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Cedar Falls population breakdown by race

RaceCedar FallsIowaNational
Black or African American2.30%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.29%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.07%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.39%1.27%4.75%
In Cedar Falls, 2.0% 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 Cedar Falls, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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