Elma demographics profile

StatisticElmaIowaNational
Population5623,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4365591
Median age49.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Elma, IA has a population of 562 and is the 18,840th largest city in the United States. The population density is 436 per sq mi which is 698% higher than the Iowa average and 381% higher than the national average. The median age in Elma is 50 which is approximately 31% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Elma, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 83% of Elma residents were born in Iowa, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Elma is 698% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Elma is 31% higher than Iowa.
  • In Elma 99.64% of the population is White.
  • In Elma 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elma 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Elma population breakdown by race

RaceElmaIowaNational
White99.64%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 Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.36%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Elma, 3.4% 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 Elma, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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