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Ottumwa, IA

City
Population 2000: 24,998
Square miles: 15.80
Metro area: Ottumwa


2000 CENSUS DATA
OTTUMWA IA US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 24,998
Square miles (land) 15.80
Population per square mile 1,582.20 52.38 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 12,029 48.1 49.1 49.1
Female 12,969 51.9 50.9 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 4,775 19.1 20.6 21.4
16-24 3,663 14.7 14.7 13.9
25-44 6,517 26.1 27.6 30.2
45-64 5,294 21.2 22.2 22.0
65+ 4,749 19.0 14.9 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 39.51 37.55 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 23,830 95.3 93.9 75.1
Black or African American 318 1.3 2.1 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 82 0.3 0.3 0.9
Asian 196 0.8 1.3 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 5 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 344 1.4 1.3 5.5
Two or more races 223 0.9 1.1 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 691 2.8 2.8 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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