Hiawatha is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 7,183 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hiawatha is the 58th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hiawatha is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hiawatha is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiawatha who work in sales jobs (12.75%), office and administrative support (11.60%), and management occupations (7.05%).
Also of interest is that Hiawatha has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Hiawatha are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.90% of adults in Hiawatha having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hiawatha in 2018 was $30,048, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,192 for a family of four. However, Hiawatha contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hiawatha is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hiawatha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hiawatha residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hiawatha include German, Irish, English, French, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Hiawatha is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.