Waukee demographics profile

StatisticWaukeeIowaNational
Population16,9553,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,2715591
Median age33.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%44%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Waukee, IA has a population of 16,955 and is the 2,529th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,271 per sq mi which is 2226% higher than the Iowa average and 1302% higher than the national average. The median age in Waukee is 33 which is approximately 13% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Waukee, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 71% of Waukee residents were born in Iowa, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Waukee is 2226% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Waukee is 13% lower than Iowa.
  • In Waukee 91.52% of the population is White.
  • In Waukee 1.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Waukee 2.67% of the population is Asian.

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Waukee population breakdown by race

RaceWaukeeIowaNational
White91.52%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American1.45%3.32%12.63%
Asian2.67%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.54%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.66%1.27%4.75%
In Waukee, 3.7% 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 Waukee, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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