Oskaloosa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4385591
Median age36.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Oskaloosa, IA has a population of 11,538 and is the 3,528th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,438 per sq mi which is 2533% higher than the Iowa average and 1488% higher than the national average. The median age in Oskaloosa is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Oskaloosa, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 76% of Oskaloosa residents were born in Iowa, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oskaloosa is 2533% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Oskaloosa is 3% lower than Iowa.
  • In Oskaloosa 94.51% of the population is White.
  • In Oskaloosa 1.97% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oskaloosa 1.94% of the population is Asian.

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Oskaloosa population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.97%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.07%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.91%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.61%1.27%4.75%
In Oskaloosa, 2.5% 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 Oskaloosa, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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