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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate40480
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base40325
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.4%
Population, 201040325
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 18.4%
Female persons, percent, 201351.0%
White alone, percent, 201390.8%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20135.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20132.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201388.5%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201386.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 1.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201391.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201318.9%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20133575
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 15.9
Number of Housing units, 201318401
Homeownership rate, 2009-201373.1%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201316.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$93,900
Number of Households, 2009-201316993
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.33
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $24,408
Median household income, 2009-2013$42,451
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 13.8%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13155
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1378
Births 4/1/10-7/1/131534
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/131456
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13122
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1361
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1361
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-45

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 8.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 194010.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196011.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197012.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198013.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199015.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200015.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201017.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 64.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 67.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192067.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 70.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 70.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)72.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)78.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)75.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)71.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)71.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)71.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)73.3
Median age (2000)38.9
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)2662
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)2884
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20002887
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)3124
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)2357
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)4904
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)6170
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)6172
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)2295
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)1829
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)3328
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)2702
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)1037
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)32023
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)30278
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)8112
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)7067

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010416.12
Persons per square mile, 201096.9
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaBurlington, IA-IL Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts1112
Private nonfarm employment, 201219228
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-2012-1.5%
Nonemployer establishments, 20122378
Total number of firms, 20073407
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")0.9%
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")26.0%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") D
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)D
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)616900
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $15,182
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")68773
Building permits, 201235

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

Number of farms 2012663
Total acres of farmland 2012172683
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)260
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)137576
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)127456
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201228114
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201263843

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)19.8
Total marriages 2013257
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)6.3
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.4
Total opposite gender marriages 2013232
Total same gender marriages 2013 18
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20137
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)0.8
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)59.3
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)496.7
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)2.22
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.3
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)98.5
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1402
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)699
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)2191
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)14
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)5

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)17575
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)435.83
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)104.43

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)2355
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)4607
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)5979
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)7605
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)7015
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)11074
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)6089
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)8828
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)54
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)26045
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)916
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)423
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)1053
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)3
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)2395
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)28440
Voters on Election Day 20147456
Voters who Voted Absentee 20146305
Total Voters 201413761
Active Voters as of 11/6/1425867
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201453.2
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/142451
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201448.59

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary35465
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary20
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20140.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary98083
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary25
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20140.96%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary60402
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary25
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20141.07%
2015 County Recorder Salary59975
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary22
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20141.07%
2015 County Sheriff Salary80060
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary22
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20140.96%
2015 County Treasurer Salary60008
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary23
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20141.05%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015464923
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary27
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20140.78%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate4.23167
Total Tax Revenues13937679
Total Property Tax Revenue13230468
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