Population density (sq mi)1,2845791
Median age43.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Oelwein is 2152% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Oelwein is 16% higher than Iowa
  • In Oelwein 95.72% of the population is White
  • In Oelwein 0.31% of the population is Black
  • In Oelwein 0.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Oelwein, IA Demographics


      Oelwein population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.23%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.87%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.53%1.27%4.75%
      In Oelwein, 5.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Oelwein age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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