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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate9325
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base9286
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.4%
Population, 20109286
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 17.1%
Female persons, percent, 201350.1%
White alone, percent, 201396.8%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.6%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 11.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201386.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201388.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 5.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 8.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201387.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201314.3%
Number of Veterans, 2009-2013695
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 21.9
Number of Housing units, 20134111
Homeownership rate, 2009-201371.0%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20139.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$84,900
Number of Households, 2009-20133672
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.49
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $23,472
Median household income, 2009-2013$43,216
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 13.7%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/1339
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1384
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13399
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13315
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-52
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1337
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-89
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors7

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 7.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 194010.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195012.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196015.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197016.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198016.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199017.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200016.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201016.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 20.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192025.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 27.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 32.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)36.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)40.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)41.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)43.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)50.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)46.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)51.9
Median age (2000)38.6
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)583
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)629
Number of residents 10-14 years old (2000736
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)688
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)458
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1005
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)1419
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)1220
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)434
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)401
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)752
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)536
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)272
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)6731
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)6404
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)1792
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)1560

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010431.17
Persons per square mile, 201021.5
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts192
Private nonfarm employment, 20123254
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20125.6%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012572
Total number of firms, 2007752
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")22.5%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 416569
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)6297
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)95388
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $10,579
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")84923
Building permits, 20122

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

Number of farms 2012627
Total acres of farmland 2012168964
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)269
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)98944
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)76141
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201285338
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201227179

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 201364
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)6.9
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)1.8
Total opposite gender marriages 201345
Total same gender marriages 2013 17
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.4
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)333.3
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.76
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)13.8
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)62
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)538
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)155
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)693
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)7

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)4515
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)486.22
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)160.78

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)547
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)914
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1243
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)1733
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)1534
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1534
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)1805
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)2251
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)10
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)5600
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)133
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)120
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)332
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)586
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)6186
Voters on Election Day 20141922
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141381
Total Voters 20143303
Active Voters as of 11/6/145579
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201459.2
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14604
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201453.42

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary26362
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary65
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20144.83%
2015 County Attorney Salary94183
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary28
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20143.50%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary50147
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary71
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20143.50%
2015 County Recorder Salary48405
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary77
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20143.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary64170
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary71
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20143.50%
2015 County Treasurer Salary50147
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary68
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20143.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015386137
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary67
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20143.77%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate5.19739
Total Tax Revenues4697876
Total Property Tax Revenue4564963
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