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Monroe

Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate8012
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base7970
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.5%
Population, 20107970
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 18.9%
Female persons, percent, 201350.0%
White alone, percent, 201397.5%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.1%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201395.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201384.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 4.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 5.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201386.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201319.3%
Number of Veterans, 2009-2013645
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 25.1
Number of Housing units, 20133872
Homeownership rate, 2009-201375.5%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20137.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$95,200
Number of Households, 2009-20133361
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.34
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $24,508
Median household income, 2009-2013$45,997
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 11.8%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/1342
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/130
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13277
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13277
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1347
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1324
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1323
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-5

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 8.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19409.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195012.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196015.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197017.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198017.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199019.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200018.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201018.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 16.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 19.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192021.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 29.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 35.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)41
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)43.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)44.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)45.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)47.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)44.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)44.8
Median age (2000)39.7
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)512
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)562
Number of residents 10-14 years old (2000591
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)558
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)383
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)893
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)1111
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)1041
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)419
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)380
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)727
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)593
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)246
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)5984
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)5706
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)1801
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)1566

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010433.72
Persons per square mile, 201018.4
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts185
Private nonfarm employment, 20121861
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-201210.8%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012552
Total number of firms, 2007521
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")21.1%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 0
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)46184
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)62488
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $8,256
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")D
Building permits, 201212

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

Number of farms 2012592
Total acres of farmland 2012195115
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)330
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)111752
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)88196
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012D
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201232218

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 201348
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)6
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201348
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)2.4
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)366.7
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)0.99
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.2
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)66.7
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)443
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)189
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)632
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)8

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)3802
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)477.04
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)65.24

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)403
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)693
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1096
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)1384
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)1364
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1658
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)1529
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)1586
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)7
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)4780
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)93
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)66
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)139
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)2
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)300
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)5080
Voters on Election Day 20141733
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141248
Total Voters 20142981
Active Voters as of 11/6/144741
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201462.88
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14309
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201459.03

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary30120
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary42
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20144.19%
2015 County Attorney Salary61346
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary77
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.33%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary49555
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary76
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.53%
2015 County Recorder Salary49555
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary71
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.53%
2015 County Sheriff Salary58214
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary92
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.38%
2015 County Treasurer Salary49555
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary75
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.53%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair834
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015358584
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary81
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.89%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate4.5
Total Tax Revenues4954237
Total Property Tax Revenue4854117
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