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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate16955
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base16667
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20131.7%
Population, 201016667
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 19.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 23.4%
Female persons, percent, 201350.3%
White alone, percent, 201398.1%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 1.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201396.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201385.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 1.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201393.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201325.4%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131737
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 16.7
Number of Housing units, 201313033
Homeownership rate, 2009-201375.6%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201315.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$159,700
Number of Households, 2009-20137981
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.07
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $31,790
Median household income, 2009-2013$56,136
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 7.8%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13288
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-79
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13525
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13604
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13395
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-15
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13410
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-28

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 5.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19406.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19508.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196012.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197014.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198015.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199019.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200019.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201022.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 0
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)21.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)24
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)25.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)26
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)69.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)65
Median age (2000)43.3
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)878
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)944
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001089
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1020
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)756
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1634
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)2298
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2570
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)981
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)865
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1759
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1166
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)464
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)12825
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)12348
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)3924
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)3389

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010380.61
Persons per square mile, 201043.8
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaSpirit Lake, IA Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts774
Private nonfarm employment, 20126424
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-2012-8.3%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121759
Total number of firms, 20072088
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")25.6%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 647529
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)D
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)255190
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $15,386
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")54611
Building permits, 2012105

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

Number of farms 2012441
Total acres of farmland 2012187363
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)425
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)173603
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)166908
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201243216
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201284004

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)35.4
Total marriages 2013206
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12.1
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.5
Total opposite gender marriages 2013195
Total same gender marriages 2013 9
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)3.1
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)47.2
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)341.2
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)6.39
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)10
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)n/a
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)485
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)237
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)722
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)4

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)12518
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)751.06
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)121.74

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)850
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1626
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2375
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)3694
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)3976
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)2397
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)5155
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)4554
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)22
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)12128
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)138
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)189
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)292
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)3
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)622
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)12750
Voters on Election Day 20144245
Voters who Voted Absentee 20143106
Total Voters 20147351
Active Voters as of 11/6/1412087
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201460.82
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14636
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201457.78

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary32577
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary34
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.70%
2015 County Attorney Salary91321
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary32
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.70%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary61978
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary20
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.70%
2015 County Recorder Salary61027
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary19
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.70%
2015 County Sheriff Salary76193
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary29
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.70%
2015 County Treasurer Salary61027
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary20
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.70%
Number of Board Members5
Stipend to Board Chair1000
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015514431
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary18
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.70%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate2.45135
Total Tax Revenues8867322
Total Property Tax Revenue8754609
FactSpirit Lake is the largest glacier-made lake in the state. West Okoboji is the deepest natural lake in the state. Its depth is 136 feet. At 16 miles, East Okoboji is the longest natural lake in the State.