Story City demographics profile

StatisticStory CityIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2495591
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%
Story City, IA has a population of 3,423 and is the 8,158th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,249 per sq mi which is 2186% higher than the Iowa average and 1279% higher than the national average. The median age in Story City is 47 which is approximately 22% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Story City, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 68% of Story City residents were born in Iowa, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Story City is 2186% 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 or African American.
  • In Story City 0.38% of the population is Asian.

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Story City population breakdown by race

RaceStory CityIowaNational
Black or African American1.49%3.32%12.63%
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.

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