Whiting demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9405791
Median age34.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Whiting, IA has a population of 943 and is the 15,493rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 940 per sq mi which is 1549% higher than the Iowa average and 938% higher than the national average. The median age in Whiting is 34 which is approximately 10% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Whiting, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 79% of Whiting residents were born in Iowa, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Whiting is 1549% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Whiting is 10% lower than Iowa.
  • In Whiting 99.26% of the population is White.
  • In Whiting 0.42% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Whiting 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Whiting population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.42%3.32%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.32%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Whiting, 4.7% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Whiting age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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