University Heights demographics profile

StatisticUniversity HeightsIowaNational
Population1,2553,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,7355591
Median age27.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English92%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
University Heights, IA has a population of 1,255 and is the 13,757th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,735 per sq mi which is 8567% higher than the Iowa average and 5126% higher than the national average. The median age in University Heights is 27 which is approximately 29% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In University Heights, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 53% of University Heights residents were born in Iowa, 37% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in University Heights is 8567% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in University Heights is 29% lower than Iowa.
  • In University Heights 85.02% of the population is White.
  • In University Heights 5.58% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In University Heights 2.63% of the population is Asian.

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University Heights population breakdown by race

RaceUniversity HeightsIowaNational
White85.02%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American5.58%3.32%12.63%
Asian2.63%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race6.77%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In University Heights, 6.9% 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 University Heights, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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