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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate35391
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base35625
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-0.7%
Population, 201035625
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 16.9%
Female persons, percent, 201350.8%
White alone, percent, 201394.7%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20132.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.8%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.2%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 9.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201385.8%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201384.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 6.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 10.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201384.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201316.2%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20132638
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 17.4
Number of Housing units, 201315979
Homeownership rate, 2009-201372.8%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201314.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$78,800
Number of Households, 2009-201314534
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.38
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $22,699
Median household income, 2009-2013$41,425
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 19.1%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-234
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13168
Births 4/1/10-7/1/131414
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/131246
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-353
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13157
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-510
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-49

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 6.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196011.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198015.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199017.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200016.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201016.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 51.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 58.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192060.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 69.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 71.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)71
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)73.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)70.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)68
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)68.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)70
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)69.5
Median age (2000)39.2
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)2143
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)2340
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20002457
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)2646
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)2304
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)4114
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)5248
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)4957
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)1838
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)1589
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)3154
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)2315
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)946
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)27654
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)25881
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)7338
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)6415

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010431.83
Persons per square mile, 201082.5
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaOttumwa, IA Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts750
Private nonfarm employment, 201214220
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20121.6%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121784
Total number of firms, 20072850
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")19.1%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 1840383
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)D
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)500711
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $14,167
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")41514
Building permits, 201219

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

Number of farms 2012742
Total acres of farmland 2012188845
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)255
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)138692
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)124860
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201236338
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201257728

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)17
Total marriages 2013263
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)7.4
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.6
Total opposite gender marriages 2013231
Total same gender marriages 2013 22
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 201310
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)2.4
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)42.4
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)517.6
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.85
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)91.8
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1480
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)549
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)2029
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6
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)14142
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)396.97
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)174.04

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

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)2129
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)3673
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)4916
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)6212
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)5533
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)8909
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)5092
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)7118
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)41
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)21160
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)725
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)362
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)831
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)4
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1922
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)23082
Voters on Election Day 20146406
Voters who Voted Absentee 20144663
Total Voters 201411069
Active Voters as of 11/6/1421112
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201452.43
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/141997
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201447.9

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

2015 County Supervisor Salary34622
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary23
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20141.25%
2015 County Attorney Salary74496
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary62
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.50%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary51826
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary60
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Recorder Salary51354
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary57
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary65831
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary66
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Treasurer Salary51574
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary60
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015398947
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary60
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.17%

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

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues10293092
Total Property Tax Revenue9462154
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