StatisticCharles CityIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2065791
Median age44.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English93%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Charles City is 2016% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Charles City is 18% higher than Iowa
  • In Charles City 90.18% of the population is White
  • In Charles City 3.30% of the population is Black
  • In Charles City 3.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Charles City, IA Demographics


      Charles City population breakdown by race

      RaceCharles CityIowaNational
      American Indian0.87%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.89%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.49%1.27%4.75%
      In Charles City, 3.8% 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

      Charles City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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