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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate35682
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base35862
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-0.5%
Population, 201035862
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 18.2%
Female persons, percent, 201349.5%
White alone, percent, 201394.0%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20133.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201390.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201389.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201390.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201315.8%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20133552
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 17.9
Number of Housing units, 201316161
Homeownership rate, 2009-201373.9%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201313.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$83,100
Number of Households, 2009-201314241
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.44
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $22,649
Median household income, 2009-2013$42,469
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 15.1%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-180
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-1
Births 4/1/10-7/1/131333
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/131334
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-185
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1377
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-262
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors6

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 7.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196011.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197011.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198012.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199015.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200015.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201016.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 60.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 62.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192066.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 70
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 70.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)72.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)71.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)66.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)62.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)62.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)59.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)59.4
Median age (2000)39.5
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)2269
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)2500
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20002780
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)2638
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)2049
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)4188
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)5956
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)5619
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)2108
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)1648
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)3037
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)2336
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)924
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)28779
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)27410
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)7258
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)6297

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010517.52
Persons per square mile, 201069.3
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaFort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts935
Private nonfarm employment, 201213191
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20124.7%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121959
Total number of firms, 20072661
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") 2.3%
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")27.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") D
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)396254
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)420758
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $11,745
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")36970
Building permits, 20128

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

Number of farms 2012917
Total acres of farmland 2012236004
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)257
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)172333
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)153827
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201273620
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201273623

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)16.8
Total marriages 2013391
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)3.3
Total opposite gender marriages 2013251
Total same gender marriages 2013 119
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 201321
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.9
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)70.1
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)473.3
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)2.44
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12.1
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)104.4
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1325
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)479
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1804
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)10
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)18016
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)502.37
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)115.36

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)2029
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)3671
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)4931
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)6820
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)6154
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)9602
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)4079
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)8228
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)47
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)21956
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)685
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)311
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)971
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1968
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)23924
Voters on Election Day 20146083
Voters who Voted Absentee 20144725
Total Voters 201410808
Active Voters as of 11/6/1421922
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201449.3
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/142016
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201445.15

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary26012
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary75
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20140.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary100923
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary19
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20145.21%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary59089
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary28
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.78%
2015 County Recorder Salary58153
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary25
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20145.82%
2015 County Sheriff Salary77801
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary24
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20147.61%
2015 County Treasurer Salary58522
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary26
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20144.65%
Number of Board Members5
Stipend to Board Chair2500
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015484550
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary20
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20143.83%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues11390835
Total Property Tax Revenue10673531
FactThe only county that has two county seats.