Tama, IA has a population of 2,832 and is the 9,102nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 869 per sq mi which is 1491% higher than the Iowa average and 859% higher than the national average. The median age in Tama is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Tama, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 78% of Tama residents were born in Iowa, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.