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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate9926
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base10177
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-2.5%
Population, 20109670
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 20.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 22.6%
Female persons, percent, 201348.4%
White alone, percent, 201396.7%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20131.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.4%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 1.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201394.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201383.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 1.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201390.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201319.1%
Number of Veterans, 2009-2013928
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 19.6
Number of Housing units, 20135071
Homeownership rate, 2009-201379.0%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20139.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$72,200
Number of Households, 2009-20134356
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.15
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $25,766
Median household income, 2009-2013$44,484
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 13.4%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-251
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-116
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13337
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13453
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-123
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1318
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-141
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-12

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 6.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19407.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195010.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196012.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197016.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198018.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199022.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200021.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201023.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 14.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 19200
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)0
Median age (2000)42.4
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)570
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)668
Number of residents 10-14 years old (2000782
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)801
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)454
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1095
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)1658
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)1504
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)569
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)556
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1091
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)937
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)430
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)8551
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)8193
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)2806
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)2458

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010569.97
Persons per square mile, 201017
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts300
Private nonfarm employment, 20122259
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-2012-2.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012720
Total number of firms, 2007846
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 0
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)200683
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)103509
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $10,402
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")D
Building permits, 201212

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 2012826
Total acres of farmland 2012358205
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)434
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)337429
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)317220
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012359106
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012187017

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 201353
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)5.3
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201352
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)60.4
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)312.5
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.09
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)9.7
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)62.5
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)648
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)196
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)844
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)0
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)9

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)8582
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)887.49
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)168.05

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)565
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)883
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1251
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)2036
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)1983
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1354
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)2372
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)2657
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)15
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)6398
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)136
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)134
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)387
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)2
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)659
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)7057
Voters on Election Day 20142641
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141420
Total Voters 20144061
Active Voters as of 11/6/146350
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201463.95
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14696
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201457.64

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary31799
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary36
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20144.95%
2015 County Attorney Salary82006
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary48
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.89%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary48984
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary78
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20144.93%
2015 County Recorder Salary48984
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary73
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20144.93%
2015 County Sheriff Salary66702
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary59
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20144.71%
2015 County Treasurer Salary48984
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary76
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20144.93%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair600
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015391057
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary64
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20144.46%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues6445683
Total Property Tax Revenue6269090
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