StatisticPaloIowaNational
Population1,0363,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8445791
Median age32.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palo is 1381% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Palo is 14% lower than Iowa
  • In Palo 96.33% of the population is White
  • In Palo 1.45% of the population is Black
  • In Palo 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Palo, IA Demographics

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      Palo population breakdown by race

      RacePaloIowaNational
      White96.33%90.90%73.35%
      Black1.45%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.22%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Palo, 0.4% 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

      Palo age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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