Iowa City, IA Population

Population: 62,220. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,887 (+1.1% change)
Males: 30,508 (49.0%), Females: 31,712 (51.0%)

Johnson County

Zip codes: 52240, 52242, 52245, 52246.

Median resident age: 25.4 years
Median household income: $34,977
Median house value: $128,300

Races in Iowa City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.8%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (17.4%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (5.2%), United States (4.0%), Swedish (3.6%).

Elevation: 698 feet

Land area: 24.2 square miles

Map of Iowa City, IA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Iowa City

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 55.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iowa City city

  • Never married: 53.0%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

8.3% Foreign born (4.9% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,251 (+3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Iowa City:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL (500 MARKET STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL & CLINIC (200 HAWKINS DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Iowa City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iowa City:

  • THE EASTERN IOWA (about 20 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Abbreviation: CID)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 68 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 73 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Iowa City:

  • IOWA CITY MUNI (about 2 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Abbreviation: IOW)
  • MARION (about 25 miles; MARION, IA; Abbreviation: C17)
  • AMANA (about 26 miles; AMANA, IA; Abbreviation: C11)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Iowa City:

  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (Full-time enrollment: 24,766; Location: JESSUP HALL; Public; Website: www.uiowa.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • LA JAMES COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING (Full-time enrollment: 90; Location: 227 E MARKET-BREWERY SQ; Private, for-profit; Website: lajames.net)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Iowa City:

  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,991)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 67 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 68 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 78 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 12,524)

Schools

Public high schools in Iowa City:

  • WEST SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,678; Location: 2901 MELROSE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • IOWA CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,522; Location: 1900 MORNINGSIDE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Iowa City:

  • REGINA JR&SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 2150 ROCHESTER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Iowa City:

  • SOUTHEAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 728; Location: 2501 BRADFORD DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WEBER ELEMENTARY (Students: 496; Location: 3850 ROHRET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GRANT WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 1930 LAKESIDE DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROBERT LUCAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 830 SOUTHLAWN DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ERNEST HORN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 600 KOSER AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 315; Location: 1355 DEFOREST AVENUE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 1130 SEYMOUR AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HELEN LEMME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 3100 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HERBERT HOOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 2200 E COURT ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HORACE MANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 521 N DODGE ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Iowa City:

  • REGINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 627; Location: 2120 ROCHESTER AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • WILLOWWIND SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 226 S JOHNSON ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Iowa City:

  • IOWA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,404,916; Location: 123 S LINN; 211,391 books; 23,838 audio materials; 17,075 video materials; 600 serial subscriptions)