IHCC Demographics & Diversity

Ottumwa, Iowa

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at IHCC are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indian Hills Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 10%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 0.5% more female students than male students enrolled at Indian Hills Community College with a gender ratio of 50% women to 50% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, IHCC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Indian Hills Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Indian Hills Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,954
Women 1,964

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

IHCC serves a very low number of students outside of Iowa, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indian Hills Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,697 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.8%
Part time Undergrads 19.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153472 IPEDS survey data for Indian Hills Community College.

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