Dows demographics profile

StatisticDowsIowaNational
Population4973,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6465591
Median age51.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1826%44%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%
Dows, IA has a population of 497 and is the 19,571st largest city in the United States. The population density is 646 per sq mi which is 1083% higher than the Iowa average and 613% higher than the national average. The median age in Dows is 52 which is approximately 37% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Dows, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 71% of Dows residents were born in Iowa, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dows is 1083% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Dows is 37% higher than Iowa.
  • In Dows 92.35% of the population is White.
  • In Dows 3.02% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dows 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Dows population breakdown by race

RaceDowsIowaNational
White92.35%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American3.02%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.01%1.97%3.06%
Other race2.62%1.27%4.75%
In Dows, 4.4% 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 Dows, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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