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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate14896
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base15059
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.1%
Population, 201015059
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 24.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 15.1%
Female persons, percent, 201349.8%
White alone, percent, 201397.3%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.5%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201394.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201390.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201392.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201324.0%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131347
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 25.2
Number of Housing units, 20136069
Homeownership rate, 2009-201383.7%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20139.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$149,400
Number of Households, 2009-20135375
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.67
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $27,101
Median household income, 2009-2013$63,076
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 7.0%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-163
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1360
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13519
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13459
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-203
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1321
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-224
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-20

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 19407.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196010.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197012
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198011.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199012.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200011.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201013.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 18.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 25.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192025
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 26.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 29.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)33.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)36.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)35.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)39.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)34.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)39.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)40.4
Median age (2000)38.1
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)923
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1112
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001145
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1100
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)629
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1670
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)2423
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2299
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)770
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)640
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)952
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)636
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)248
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)10655
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)10120
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)2212
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)1836

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010437.44
Persons per square mile, 201034.4
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaOmaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts306
Private nonfarm employment, 20122162
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20125.2%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012936
Total number of firms, 20071101
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")32.7%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 0
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)23046
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)78569
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $5,187
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")5388
Building permits, 20124

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

Number of farms 2012500
Total acres of farmland 2012206299
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)413
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)182255
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)174708
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012D
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201289569

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 2013178
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.9
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.8
Total opposite gender marriages 2013162
Total same gender marriages 2013 12
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)0.9
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)410.9
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)0.91
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)8.7
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)100.8
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)565
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)337
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)902
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)5
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)5876
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)390.2
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)69.86

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)1035
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1467
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2581
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)3222
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)2262
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1912
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)4848
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)3074
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)26
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)9860
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)191
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)280
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)448
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)920
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)10780
Voters on Election Day 20143129
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141943
Total Voters 20145072
Active Voters as of 11/6/149796
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201451.78
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14954
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201447.18

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary30078
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary47
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Attorney Salary82996
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary47
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.50%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary52843
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary50
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.52%
2015 County Recorder Salary52583
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary47
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary67863
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary54
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Treasurer Salary52583
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary51
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015399102
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary59
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.50%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues7799137
Total Property Tax Revenue7559713
FactThe community of Tabor, which lies partly in Mills County, is the location of a once important station on the Underground Railroad as well as the home of Rev. John Todd who harbored the abolitionist, John Brown