Tama demographics profile

StatisticTamaIowaNational
Population2,8323,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8695591
Median age36.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English81%92%79%
Speak Spanish17%4%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Tama is 1491% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Tama is 5% lower than Iowa.
  • In Tama 84.64% of the population is White.
  • In Tama 0.49% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Tama 0.81% of the population is Asian.

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Tama population breakdown by race

RaceTamaIowaNational
White84.64%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.49%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.81%2.14%5.22%
American Indian5.05%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race4.45%1.97%3.06%
Other race4.56%1.27%4.75%
In Tama, 22.0% 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 Tama, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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