Hiawatha, Iowa Population 2022

7,510
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Hiawatha is a city located in Linn County Iowa. Hiawatha has a 2020 population of 7,510. Hiawatha is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 6.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,023 in 2010.

The average household income in Hiawatha is $69,484 with a poverty rate of 14.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $143,500. The median age in Hiawatha is 34.9 years, 31.3 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Hiawatha Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hiawathawas:

  • White: 82.30%
  • Black or African American: 13.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hiawatha, Iowa is 7,510 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,510.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,023.

Hiawatha, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,03582.30%
Black or African American99313.54%
Two or More Races1982.70%
Asian951.30%
Some Other Race120.16%
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Hiawatha Population by Race

Hiawatha Population Pyramid $2022

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Hiawatha Median Age

34.9


Total

31.3


Male

40.1


Female

Hiawatha Adults

There are 5,597 adults, (1,005 of whom are seniors) in Hiawatha.

Hiawatha Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hiawatha Sex Ratio

Female

3,827

52.19%

Male

3,506

47.81%

Hiawatha Population by Age

Hiawatha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hiawatha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female19.9%80.1%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
All63.1%36.9%
Married86.1%13.9%
Male100%0%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hiawatha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1072.3363.1
Married1,2713.0486.1
Non Family1,2261.2353.9
Female5073.0519.9
Male1033.04100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Hiawatha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade761.62%
9th to 12th Grade2956.29%
High School Graduate1,49331.83%
Some College1,13324.16%
Associates Degree57212.20%
Bachelors Degree90019.19%
Graduate Degree2214.71%
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Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1983,9221,073
Black38232721
2+ Races7143
Hispanic672727
Other Race12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.30%.

Hiawatha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,338$42,515$35,046
Less Than 9th Grade$27,917$30,795$25,045
High School Graduate$32,155$38,864$24,650
Some College$41,537$49,107$40,195
Bachelors Degree$39,000$$37,625
Graduate Degree$63,413$81,000$

$38,338

Average Earnings

$42,515

Average Male

$35,046

Average Female

Hiawatha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hiawatha Language by Age

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Hiawatha Language

95.05% of Hiawatha residents speak only English, while 4.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Hiawatha Language

Hiawatha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,83777113.21%
Black98820520.75%
Hispanic2556324.71%
Multiple1986331.82%
OtherNaN%

14.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hiawatha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is Multiple, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hiawatha is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.14%.

Hiawatha Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.21%
Some College10.07%
Less Than 9th Grade6.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

Hiawatha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.57%
Female Employed12.81%
Male Unemployed6.90%
Male Employed5.58%

Hiawatha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hiawatha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,191$69,484
Families$67,482$85,127
Married Families$89,354-
Non Families$36,357$41,796
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Income by Household Type

Hiawatha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hiawatha Married by Age and Sex

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Hiawatha Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hiawatha Marital Status by Race

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Hiawatha Marital Status

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616

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War285
Vietnam122
Korea64
Second Gulf War45
World War II

Hiawatha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54218
55 to 64146
65 to 74142
75+96
18 to 3414

Hiawatha Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White61612.46%
Hispanic1610.74%

Hiawatha Veterans by Race

Hiawatha Veterans by Education

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7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hiawatha Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hiawatha Employment by Age

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Hiawatha Employment by Race

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Hiawatha Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.74%

Born in Hiawatha

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Hiawatha residents were born in the United States, with 74.74% having been born in Iowa. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Hiawatha Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,510300.40%
20217,480300.40%
20207,450300.40%
20197,420300.41%
20187,390390.53%
20177,351690.95%
20167,282420.58%
20157,240420.58%
20147,198250.35%
20137,173290.41%
20127,144610.86%
20117,083600.85%
20107,0235430.81%
20006,4801,4942.66%
19904,9861610.33%
19804,8250.00%

Hiawatha Population by Year