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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate15713
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base15932
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-1.4%
Population, 201015932
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 20.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 20.0%
Female persons, percent, 201347.7%
White alone, percent, 201394.5%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20132.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.7%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 3.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201391.8%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201381.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 3.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201389.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201317.4%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131590
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 16.4
Number of Housing units, 20137174
Homeownership rate, 2009-201373.2%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201311.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$77,700
Number of Households, 2009-20136415
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.27
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $23,496
Median household income, 2009-2013$43,010
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 13.9%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-219
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-128
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13565
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13693
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-89
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1366
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-155
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-2

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 8.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19409.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195012.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196015.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197017.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198018.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199019.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200018.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201019.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 28.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 36.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192040.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 44.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 47.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)50.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)54.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)61.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)61.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)63.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)65.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)66.7
Median age (2000)40.2
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)946
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1004
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001144
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1254
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)936
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1927
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)2532
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2290
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)847
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)732
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1560
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1278
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)526
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)13028
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)12446
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)3816
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)3364

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010534.94
Persons per square mile, 201029.8
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts415
Private nonfarm employment, 20125296
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20120.7%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012896
Total number of firms, 20071305
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")20.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 348217
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)116438
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)163001
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $10,243
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")12573
Building permits, 201218

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

Number of farms 2012739
Total acres of farmland 2012317063
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)429
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)263037
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)244828
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201218802
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012116771

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 2013127
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)8.1
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)1.5
Total opposite gender marriages 201399
Total same gender marriages 2013 23
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)3.2
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)63.6
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)415.2
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.96
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)10.9
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)87.7
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)636
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)382
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1018
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1
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)9240
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)579.96
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)182.15

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)923
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1375
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2024
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)2850
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)2843
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1532
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)4256
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)3396
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)12
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)9196
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)226
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)324
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)719
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)4
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1273
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)10469
Voters on Election Day 20143056
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141809
Total Voters 20144865
Active Voters as of 11/6/149135
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201453.26
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/141315
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201446.56

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary30867
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary41
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Attorney Salary76544
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary59
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.50%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary52898
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary49
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 2014-2.37%
2015 County Recorder Salary52515
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary49
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary66442
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary62
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Treasurer Salary52515
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary53
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair250
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015393515
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary63
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20141.82%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues4854529
Total Property Tax Revenue4672732
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