Mount Ayr demographics profile

StatisticMount AyrIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)7375591
Median age50.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Mount Ayr, IA has a population of 1,958 and is the 11,147th largest city in the United States. The population density is 737 per sq mi which is 1249% higher than the Iowa average and 714% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Ayr is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Mount Ayr, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 73% of Mount Ayr residents were born in Iowa, 25% 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 Mount Ayr is 1249% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Mount Ayr is 32% higher than Iowa.
  • In Mount Ayr 93.97% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Ayr 0.41% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Ayr 1.07% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Ayr population breakdown by race

RaceMount AyrIowaNational
Black or African American0.41%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.41%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.23%1.97%3.06%
Other race2.91%1.27%4.75%
In Mount Ayr, 4.0% 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 Mount Ayr, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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