Dow City demographics profile

StatisticDow CityIowaNational
Population4633,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,4495591
Median age37.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Dow City, IA has a population of 463 and is the 20,006th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,449 per sq mi which is 2553% higher than the Iowa average and 1500% higher than the national average. The median age in Dow City is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Dow City, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 76% of Dow City residents were born in Iowa, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dow City is 2553% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Dow City is 1% lower than Iowa.
  • In Dow City 93.30% of the population is White.
  • In Dow City 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dow City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Dow City population breakdown by race

RaceDow CityIowaNational
White93.30%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian4.75%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.43%1.97%3.06%
Other race1.51%1.27%4.75%
In Dow City, 8.4% 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 Dow City, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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