Fort Madison demographics profile

StatisticFort MadisonIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1355591
Median age42.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Fort Madison, IA has a population of 10,769 and is the 3,732nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,135 per sq mi which is 1977% higher than the Iowa average and 1152% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Madison is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Fort Madison, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 72% of Fort Madison residents were born in Iowa, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fort Madison is 1977% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Fort Madison is 12% higher than Iowa.
  • In Fort Madison 93.67% of the population is White.
  • In Fort Madison 3.10% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fort Madison 0.41% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Madison population breakdown by race

RaceFort MadisonIowaNational
Black or African American3.10%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.67%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.15%1.27%4.75%
In Fort Madison, 6.1% 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 Fort Madison, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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