Tama Information

Tama Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Tama, IA

General Tama Information

State: Iowa

County: Tama County

Close cities: Chelsea, IA, Montour, IA, Tama, IA, Toledo, IA, Marshalltown, IA, Le Grand, IA, Gilman, IA, Garwin, IA, Vining, IA

Tama Population (census data)
Total 2,587 (-5.0% since 2000)
Male 1,234 (47.7%)
Female 1,353 (52.3%)

Population Density: 857 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.1 (US Avg is 100)

Tama Elevation: 831 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1887

Land Area: 3.02 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,454

Zip Codes: 52339.

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Tama Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (84.0%)
  • Hispanic (9.6%)
  • American Indian (6.0%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (23.9%)
  • Irish (13.7%)
  • Czech (11.1%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • United States (7.9%)
  • Norwegian (5.5%)
Foriegn Born: 169 people (6.5%)
  • Latin America (84.5%)
  • Asia (15.5%)

Tama School Information

High Schools
South Tama County High School (1715 Harding Street, Tama, IA, 52339 - South Tama County Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
South Tama County Elementary School (1611 Country Club Dr, Tama, IA, 52339 - South Tama County Comm School District District)

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