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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate92406
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base89542
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20133.2%
Population, 201089542
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 17.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 10.6%
Female persons, percent, 201348.2%
White alone, percent, 201388.8%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20132.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20136.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 3.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201386.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201367.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 8.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 9.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201395.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201347.7%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20134787
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 17.8
Number of Housing units, 201337543
Homeownership rate, 2009-201355.0%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201337.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$162,200
Number of Households, 2009-201335196
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.34
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $25,986
Median household income, 2009-2013$50,516
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 20.9%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/132864
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/131615
Births 4/1/10-7/1/133070
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/131455
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/131284
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/131875
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-591
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-35

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 6.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19407.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19507.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19608.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19707.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19807.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19908.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 20008.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201010
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 17.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192034.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 43
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 47.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)60.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)63.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)70.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)75.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)75.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)74.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)83.1
Median age (2000)26.5
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)4136
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)4089
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20004302
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)9090
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)16288
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)10739
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)9623
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)8743
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)2795
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)2306
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)3766
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)2845
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)1259
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)64733
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)54087
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)9239
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)7870

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010572.82
Persons per square mile, 2010156.3
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaAmes, IA Metro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts2001
Private nonfarm employment, 201229696
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20125.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 20125388
Total number of firms, 20077365
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") 2.1%
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") S
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")23.6%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 1970829
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)432009
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)968345
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $11,361
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")151011
Building permits, 2012447

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

Number of farms 2012966
Total acres of farmland 2012306000
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)317
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)279417
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)266536
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201277182
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012155251

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)10.8
Total marriages 2013494
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)5.3
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.2
Total opposite gender marriages 2013429
Total same gender marriages 2013 18
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 201347
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.2
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)24.9
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)195.9
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)2.42
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)10.6
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)21.4
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1984
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)933
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)2917
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)15
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)3

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)43961
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)490.95
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)158.95

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)13595
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)13211
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)11590
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)12445
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)9800
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)16085
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)15224
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)22611
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)355
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)55275
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)3233
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)2146
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)4953
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)88
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)10420
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)65695
Voters on Election Day 201419473
Voters who Voted Absentee 201413740
Total Voters 201433213
Active Voters as of 11/6/1454015
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201461.49
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/1410958
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201451.12

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary66385
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary3
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.51%
2015 County Attorney Salary118067
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary5
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.00%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary66302
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary15
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Recorder Salary66302
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary11
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.00%
2015 County Sheriff Salary112697
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary4
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20146.83%
2015 County Treasurer Salary66302
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary12
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.00%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair1000
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015628826
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary6
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20143.00%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues22834863
Total Property Tax Revenue22595047
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