ottumwa Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,194 9.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 5,892 44.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,674 27.6 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,657 12.4 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 907 6.8 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 11,205 84.1 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,092 15.7 % 15.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 24,758 - -
19 years old and under 6,627 26.8 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 8,309 33.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 5,946 24.0 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,876 15.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 19,430 85.8 % 84.6 %
Spanish 2,874 12.7 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 346 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,561 28.3 % 33.5 %
Married 4,715 52.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 250 2.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,513 16.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,121 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,068 90.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,053 9.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,570 77.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 94 0.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 525 4.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 264 2.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 460 4.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 203 1.8 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 634 5.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 371 3.3 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 437 3.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 459 4.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,403 12.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,115 10.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,209 28.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,118 37.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,437 12.9 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 8,180 73.6 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 159 1.4 % 4.1 %
Wood 127 1.1 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 103 0.9 % 0.4 %
None 62 0.6 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 22,169 90.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 669 2.7 % 13.1 %
Native American 41 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 305 1.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,227 5.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,570 55,775
Median Family Income 47,444 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 21,052 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 71.8 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.43 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 5.68
    [CDD] 2.43
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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