Cedar Rapids, IA Population

By | June 14, 2019

Population: 120,758. Estimated population in July 2020: 123,119 (+2.0% change)
Males: 58,833 (48.7%), Females: 61,925 (51.3%)

The city of Cedar Rapids is located in Linn County, Iowa. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Iowa, including top 10 cities by population and area of Iowa.

Zip codes: 52401, 52402, 52403, 52404, 52405, 52411.

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $43,704
Median house value: $95,200

Races in Cedar Rapids:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (35.4%), Irish (17.1%), English (9.4%), Czech (7.8%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (5.1%).

Elevation: 727 feet

Land area: 63.1 square miles

Map of Cedar Rapids, IA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cedar Rapids

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Rapids city

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

3.3% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,647 (+10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Cedar Rapids:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (701 10TH ST SE)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (1026 A AVE NE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cedar Rapids:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cedar Rapids:

  • THE EASTERN IOWA (about 8 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Abbreviation: CID)
  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 64 miles; WATERLOO, IA; Abbreviation: ALO)
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 73 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; Abbreviation: DBQ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cedar Rapids:

  • MARION (about 11 miles; MARION, IA; Abbreviation: C17)
  • AMANA (about 20 miles; AMANA, IA; Abbreviation: C11)
  • IOWA CITY MUNI (about 26 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Abbreviation: IOW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Cedar Rapids:

  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,991; Location: 6301 KIRKWOOD BLVD SW; Public; Website: www.kirkwood.cc.ia.us)
  • COE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,202; Location: 1220 FIRST AVE NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.coe.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MOUNT MERCY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,071; Location: 1330 ELMHURST DR NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtmercy.edu)
  • HAMILTON COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 331; Location: 1924 D ST SW; Private, for-profit)
  • CAPRI COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 315 SECOND AVE SE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capricollege.com)
  • ST LUKES METHODIST HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RAD TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 1026 A AVE NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.isrt.org/mstl.htm)
  • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HAIRSTYLING-CEDAR RAPIDS (Full-time enrollment: 9; Location: 1531 FIRST AVE SE; Private, for-profit; Website: americancollegeofhair.com)
  • SAINT LUKES HOSPITAL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM (Full-time enrollment: 6; Location: 1026 A AVE NE; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cedar Rapids:

  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 24 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 56 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 12,524)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WATERLOO, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,292)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; FAYETTE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 82 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 84 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)

Schools

Public high schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,748; Location: 4545 WENIG RD NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,614; Location: 1243 20TH ST SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,539; Location: 2205 FOREST DR SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,102; Location: 401 76TH AVE SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • METRO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 1212 7TH ST SE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 702; Location: 6300 42ND ST NE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • CEDAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 3636 COTTAGE GROVE AVE; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • HARDING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 883; Location: 4801 GOLF ST NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRAIRIE MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 875; Location: 401 76TH AVE SW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MC KINLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 712; Location: 620 10TH ST SE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TAFT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 5200 E AVE NW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 658; Location: 300 20TH ST NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 300 13TH ST NW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILSON SCHOOL (Students: 590; Location: 2301 J ST SW; Grades: 02 – 08)
  • BOWMAN WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 151 BOYSON RD NE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VIOLA GIBSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 461; Location: 6101 GIBSON DR. NE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 401 76TH AVE SW; Grades: KG – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 4901 COUNCIL STREET NE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JUDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 3700 1ST AVE NW; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 720 29TH STREET SE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MATTHE SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 125 24TH ST N E; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 1361 7TH AVE SW; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ISAAC NEWTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 260; Location: 1635 LINN MAR DR. NE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PATRICK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 509 A AVENUE NW; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • ST LUDMILA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 215 21ST AVENUE SW; Grades: PK – 5)
  • CEDAR VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 145 TRANSIT WAY SE UNIT 1; Grades: PK – KG)
  • J N ANDREWS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 2773 LOGGERHEAD RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Cedar Rapids:

  • CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,319,072; Location: 500 1ST ST SE; 276,064 books; 16,554 audio materials; 12,572 video materials; 239 serial subscriptions)