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Western Iowa Tech Community College Demographics & Diversity

Sioux City, Iowa
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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Western Iowa Tech Community College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Western Iowa Tech Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 4%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 41% more female students than male students enrolled at Western Iowa Tech Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Western Iowa Tech Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Western Iowa Tech Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Western Iowa Tech Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,357
Women 3,317

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Western Iowa Tech Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Iowa, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Western Iowa Tech Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,055 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,674
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.3%
Part time Undergrads 38.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154572 IPEDS survey data for Western Iowa Tech Community College.