StatisticHiawathaIowaNational
Population7,1603,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5485791
Median age36.238.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Hiawatha is 2615% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Hiawatha is 5% lower than Iowa
  • In Hiawatha 82.47% of the population is White
  • In Hiawatha 11.19% of the population is Black
  • In Hiawatha 2.16% of the population is Asian

Compare Hiawatha, IA Demographics

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      Hiawatha population breakdown by race

      RaceHiawathaIowaNational
      White82.47%90.90%73.35%
      Black11.19%3.32%12.63%
      Asian2.16%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.21%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race3.97%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Hiawatha, 2.2% 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

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      Hiawatha age breakdown

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