Peosta demographics profile

StatisticPeostaIowaNational
Population1,8813,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7575591
Median age31.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)73%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1865%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Peosta, IA has a population of 1,881 and is the 11,387th largest city in the United States. The population density is 757 per sq mi which is 1285% higher than the Iowa average and 735% higher than the national average. The median age in Peosta is 32 which is approximately 17% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Peosta, 73% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 73% of Peosta residents were born in Iowa, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Peosta is 1285% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Peosta is 17% lower than Iowa.
  • In Peosta 90.96% of the population is White.
  • In Peosta 5.05% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Peosta 0.32% of the population is Asian.

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Peosta population breakdown by race

RacePeostaIowaNational
White90.96%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American5.05%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.32%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.05%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.62%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Peosta, 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 Peosta, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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