In 2020, Ottumwa, IA had a population of 35.1k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $46,433. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ottumwa, IA declined from 35,141 to 35,102, a −0.111% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,246 to $46,433, a 0.404% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ottumwa, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%).
None of the households in Ottumwa, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.5% of the residents in Ottumwa, IA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Ottumwa, IA was $87,400, and the homeownership rate was 67.7%.
Most people in Ottumwa, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Ottumwa, IA was 2 cars per household.