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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate9996
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base10302
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-3.0%
Population, 201010302
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 19.1%
Female persons, percent, 201349.9%
White alone, percent, 201394.6%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 1.4%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20132.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 9.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201387.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201385.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 5.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 8.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201388.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201315.3%
Number of Veterans, 2009-2013770
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 16.4
Number of Housing units, 20134741
Homeownership rate, 2009-201379.8%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20139.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$82,200
Number of Households, 2009-20134119
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.31
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $27,908
Median household income, 2009-2013$48,601
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 12.5%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-306
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-58
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13350
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13408
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-264
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13130
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-394
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors16

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 4.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19407
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19508.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196010.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197012.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199017.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200018.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201018.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 32.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 34.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192037.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 38.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 42.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)47.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)53.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)57.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)56.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)58.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)59.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)60.1
Median age (2000)39.6
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)603
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)673
Number of residents 10-14 years old (2000787
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1039
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)682
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1095
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)1528
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)1464
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)504
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)517
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)946
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)819
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)370
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)8353
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)7733
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)2434
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)2135

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010395.88
Persons per square mile, 201026
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts331
Private nonfarm employment, 20123755
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20122.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012732
Total number of firms, 2007791
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") 331366
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)103865
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)92665
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $8,961
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")7910
Building permits, 20125

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

Number of farms 2012475
Total acres of farmland 2012218987
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)461
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)201900
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)194965
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012191652
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012108579

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 201354
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)5.4
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201354
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)2.3
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)465.5
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.77
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.6
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)86.2
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)270
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)135
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)405
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)4
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)7663
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)743.84
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)84.26

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)645
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1146
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1625
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)1943
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)1850
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1934
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)1653
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)2888
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)8
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)6483
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)225
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)153
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)524
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)903
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)7386
Voters on Election Day 20142678
Voters who Voted Absentee 2014979
Total Voters 20143657
Active Voters as of 11/6/146453
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201456.67
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14916
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201449.63

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary26811
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary68
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary71705
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary65
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.00%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary50400
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary68
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Recorder Salary50400
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary64
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Sheriff Salary66247
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary63
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Treasurer Salary50400
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary66
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.00%
Number of Board Members5
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015423209
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary44
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.00%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.75
Total Tax Revenues4581838
Total Property Tax Revenue4515177
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