StatisticCentral CityIowaNational
Population1,3203,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,3965791
Median age38.438.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central City is 2350% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Central City is 1% higher than Iowa
  • In Central City 97.35% of the population is White
  • In Central City 1.97% of the population is Black
  • In Central City 0.68% of the population is Asian

Compare Central City, IA Demographics

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      Central City population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral CityIowaNational
      White97.35%90.90%73.35%
      Black1.97%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.68%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Central City, 0.2% 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

      Central City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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