Tama is located close to the center of Iowa. Tama is between the Tama, Poweshiek county. Tama has 3.26 square miles of land area and 0.15 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Tama population is 2,835, which has grown 3.81% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Tama median household income is $50,610 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Tama median house value is $76,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.16% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tama is much better than the state average in quality. The Tama area code is 641.