Hiawatha demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,5485591
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%
Hiawatha, IA has a population of 7,160 and is the 5,100th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,548 per sq mi which is 2733% higher than the Iowa average and 1608% higher than the national average. The median age in Hiawatha is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Hiawatha, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 75% of Hiawatha residents were born in Iowa, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hiawatha is 2733% 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 or African American.
  • In Hiawatha 2.16% of the population is Asian.

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Hiawatha population breakdown by race

Black or African American11.19%3.32%12.63%
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.

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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).
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