Oelwein is a city located in Fayette County Iowa. Oelwein has a 2020 population of 5,852. Oelwein is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -8.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,408 in 2010.
The average household income in Oelwein is $54,535 with a poverty rate of 11.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $82,200. The median age in Oelwein is 42.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oelweinwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.33%.
97.85% of Oelwein residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Oelwein is White, with 11.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Oelwein is Hispanic, with 17.28% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oelwein
99.85% of Oelwein residents were born in the United States, with 79.43% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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