StatisticStory CityIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2495791
Median age46.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Story City is 2091% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Story City is 22% higher than Iowa
  • In Story City 91.38% of the population is White
  • In Story City 1.49% of the population is Black
  • In Story City 0.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Story City, IA Demographics


      Story City population breakdown by race

      RaceStory CityIowaNational
      American Indian2.19%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race4.24%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.32%1.27%4.75%
      In Story City, 1.3% 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

      Story City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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