Hiawatha is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 7,353 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hiawatha is the 58th largest community in Iowa.
Hiawatha is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hiawatha is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiawatha who work in sales jobs (12.69%), office and administrative support (10.51%), and healthcare (6.43%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.99 minutes getting to work every day.
The overall education level of Hiawatha citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.04% of adults in Hiawatha have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hiawatha in 2010 was $25,657, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,628 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 African languages.