StatisticCedar RapidsIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,8305791
Median age35.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Cedar Rapids is 3110% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Cedar Rapids is 6% lower than Iowa
  • In Cedar Rapids 86.69% of the population is White
  • In Cedar Rapids 6.21% of the population is Black
  • In Cedar Rapids 2.66% of the population is Asian

Compare Cedar Rapids, IA Demographics


      Cedar Rapids population breakdown by race

      RaceCedar RapidsIowaNational
      American Indian0.25%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race3.22%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.93%1.27%4.75%
      In Cedar Rapids, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Cedar Rapids age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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