Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,550
Nationwide Rank 1553

Quick Facts

Ottumwa, Iowa is the 1,553rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Ottumwa, Iowa is a city.

Ottumwa, Iowa is currently 1.9% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Ottumwa, Iowa's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Ottumwa, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1543 Rosemount, Minnesota 24,607 66.0%
1544 Rockville Centre, New York 24,602 0.1%
1545 Newport, Rhode Island 24,590 -7.1%
1546 Palmetto Bay, Florida 24,589 3.2%
1547 Homer Glen, Illinois 24,582 9.5%
1548 Wilsonville, Oregon 24,582 70.7%
1549 Fairfax, Virginia 24,574 13.5%
1550 Key West, Florida 24,565 -3.4%
1551 Watauga, Texas 24,555 11.4%
1552 Lodi, New Jersey 24,551 2.4%
1553 Ottumwa, Iowa 24,550 -1.6%
1554 Herndon, Virginia 24,545 12.8%
1555 Oxford, Mississippi 24,528 79.3%
1556 Farmington, Utah 24,514 100.1%
1557 San Fernando, California 24,510 3.7%
1558 Brookings, South Dakota 24,509 30.1%
1559 Bridgeton, New Jersey 24,442 7.5%
1560 Trotwood, Ohio 24,435 -10.7%
1561 Avon Lake, Ohio 24,391 32.8%
1562 Mequon, Wisconsin 24,385 7.5%
1563 San Benito, Texas 24,385 0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
880 Urbandale 43,949 48.9%
943 Cedar Falls 41,048 13.3%
970 Marion 39,979 50.4%
1062 Bettendorf 36,543 16.7%
1395 Mason City 27,093 -7.1%
1397 Marshalltown 27,068 4.0%
1501 Clinton 25,184 -9.0%
1524 Burlington 24,838 -7.2%
1553 Ottumwa 24,550 -1.6%
1576 Fort Dodge 24,098 -8.3%
1592 Muscatine 23,817 4.9%
1649 Waukee 22,810 308.6%
1688 Johnston 22,040 145.0%
1718 Coralville 21,664 42.3%
1893 North Liberty 19,239 250.9%
1920 Altoona 18,844 80.3%
2077 Clive 17,097 31.5%
2177 Indianola 16,071 21.8%
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,550 1,553
2017 24,454 1,541
2016 24,487 1,526
2015 24,624 1,512
2014 24,682 1,495
2013 24,840 1,472
2012 24,806 1,459
2011 24,838 1,447
2010 25,023 1,429
2009 24,329 1,446
2008 24,300 1,429
2007 24,343 1,403
2006 24,577 1,382
2005 24,656 1,367
2004 24,554 1,361
2003 24,532 1,349
2002 24,680 1,325
2001 24,853 1,301
2000 24,952 1,281
1990 24,603 1,132