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Audubon County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 5,947 (all rural); it was 6,830 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,020
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,110
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,190
Renter-occupied apartments: 487 (it was 583 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

28%

Land area: 443 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Audubon County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.4%), Wholesale trade (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Audubon County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 2,899  (48.7%)
Females: 3,048  (51.3%)
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Audubon County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Audubon County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,685 ($32,215 in 1999)

This county:

$49,685
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $388 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $482)
This county:

$388
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,222 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Audubon:

$101,222
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,523 - $142,879
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $796
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 136
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $408,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,097 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,082 (1.5%)

Audubon County household income distribution in 2009 Audubon County home values distribution Audubon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.1%
Audubon County:

9.1%
Iowa:

11.8%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.5% for American Indian residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 47.7 years old
(Males: 47.2 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.4 years old, Black residents: 11.6 years old, American Indian residents: 14.8 years old, Asian residents: 33.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 12.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Audubon County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Audubon, Exira, Kimballton, Brayton, Gray.

Audubon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Audubon County: Tuttle Grove (A), Eratus (B), Dodge (C), Moffits Grove (D), Nelson (E), Bear Grove (F), Dalmanutha (G), Menefee Feedlot (H), Van Meter Feedyard (I), Guthrie Grove Camp (J), Morning Star School (K), Middle Raccoon River Access (L), Knox Knolls Camp (M), Guthrie County Care Facility (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Audubon County include: Union Chapel (A), Bowman Chapel (B), Saint Thomas Lutheran Church (C), Freedom Church (D), Lone Star Church (E), Morrisburg Church (F), New Bethel Church (G), Primitive Church (H), Saint Johns Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Orange Cemetery (2), Bear Grove Cemetery (3), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (4), Richland Cemetery (5), Resurrection Cemetery (6), Richland Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bays Branch Lake (A), McCord Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Battle Run (A), Bay Branch (B), Beaver Creek (C), Brushy Creek (D), Deer Creek (E), South Fork Middle River (F), Seely Creek (G), Willow Creek (H), Fox Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Audubon County include: Sheeder Prairie State Preserve (1), Springbrook State Park (2), Seeley Creek Timber (3), Sutcliff Woodland (4), Elk Grove Wildlife Management Area (5), Montieth Wildlife Area (6), Bundt Prairie (7), Lennon Mills State Wildlife Area (8), Nations Bridge County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Boone County , Cass County , Crawford County , Polk County , Pottawattamie County , Shelby County , Warren County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 121
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 33 (93.9% naturalized citizens)

Audubon County:

0.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 5
  • 2000 to 2009: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 15
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • Before 1970: 19
Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Audubon County marital status for males Audubon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,799
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 1
  • 20 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 42

Housing units in Audubon County with a mortgage: 922 (31 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,272

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Audubon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,98711
Evangelical Protestant1,1906
Catholic6462
None1,296-
Audubon County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Audubon County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Audubon County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

8.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Audubon County:

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Audubon County:

28.8%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Audubon County:

Average size of farms: 409 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $176,658
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $227.78
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.03%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $157,652
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,315
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.36%
Corn for grain: 97642 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 95327 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Tornado activity:

Audubon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2196519.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/27/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Audubon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from Audubon County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 282.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 287.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 433.3 miles away from Audubon County center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1880: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1880, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 07, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1705: May 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1705, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Audubon County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (19%)
  • Guatemala (19%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Lithuania (13%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Germany (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Audubon County (%):

  • German (37%)
  • Danish (26%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Audubon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,857 (79.4%)
  • Carpooled: 129 (5.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 165 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 192 (8.2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

172 people in nursing homes
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,043.

4.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.43% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($24,104 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($10,170 average AGI)
Audubon County:

1.00%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, IA  0.67% ($19,500 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IA  0.58% ($40,286)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.51% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($25,633 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($9,820 average AGI)
Audubon County:

1.64%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, IA  1.11% ($18,630 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.82% ($35,550)
to Carroll County, IA  0.62% ($27,733)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Audubon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Audubon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Audubon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,573 (1,423 aged, 150 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 99 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Audubon County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (116)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (71)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (64)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (62)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (59)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (52)
  • Unspecified dementia (50)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (30)
  • Alzheimer's disease with late onset (29)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,414
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 385
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,068

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 743
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,013

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,947
  • In family households: 4,697 (941 male householders, 761 female householders)
    1,411 spouses, 1,317 children (1,245 natural, 11 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 44 other relatives, 131 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,108 (502 male householders (406 living alone)), 472 female householders (448 living alone)), 131 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 142

Size of family households: 978 2-persons, 274 3-persons, 251 4-persons, 157 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 854 1-person, 111 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 3 5-persons.

802 married couples with children.
310 single-parent households (72 men, 238 women).

99.2% of residents of Audubon speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,474,000 ($7,474 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $819,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,560,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,751,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,584,000
Federal grants: $4,972,000
Federal procurement contracts: $480,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,128,000 ($248,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,931,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,354,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 318
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 463
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -212
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Audubon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 11
  • 2000 to 2009: 121
  • 1990 to 1999: 51
  • 1980 to 1989: 177
  • 1970 to 1979: 425
  • 1960 to 1969: 343
  • 1950 to 1959: 376
  • 1940 to 1949: 283
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,179
Note: State values scaled to Audubon population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Audubon County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 273
  • 5 rooms: 281
  • 6 rooms: 410
  • 7 rooms: 359
  • 8 rooms: 346
  • 9+ rooms: 496
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 86
  • 5 rooms: 103
  • 6 rooms: 96
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Audubon County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 73
  • 2 bedrooms: 514
  • 3 bedrooms: 915
  • 4 bedrooms: 514
  • 5+ bedrooms: 163
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 167
  • 3 bedrooms: 171
  • 4 bedrooms: 63
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Audubon County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • no vehicle: 64
  • 1 vehicle: 563
  • 2 vehicles: 800
  • 3 vehicles: 441
  • 4 vehicles: 212
  • 5+ vehicles: 102
  • no vehicle: 56
  • 1 vehicle: 207
  • 2 vehicles: 115
  • 3 vehicles: 68
  • 4 vehicles: 43
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

90% of Audubon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 380% lived in Iowa.

Audubon County:

89.5%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,837
  • Other state: 1,023
  • Northeast: 46
  • Midwest: 633
  • South: 144
  • West: 200

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Audubon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Electricity (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.6%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (46.7%)
  • Electricity (26.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.7%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

13.8%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Audubon County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,727,000
    Health Services - Other: $903,000
    General - Other: $588,000
    Financial Administration: $247,000
    Central Staff Services: $218,000
    Corrections - Other: $181,000
    Police Protection: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Parks & Recreation: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Libraries: $40,000
    Welfare - Other: $34,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $46,000
    Welfare: $11,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $290,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $390,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $45,000
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000
    Central Staff: $23,000
    Corrections - Other: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,355,000

Audubon County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $152,000
    All Other: $99,000
    General Support: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $122,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $30,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,877,000
    General Support: $581,000
    Public Welfare: $348,000
    Health & Hospitals: $102,000
    All Other: $23,000
    Education: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,721,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $45,000
    NEC: $14,000

Audubon County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,175,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,980,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $195,000

Audubon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,905,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 84
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 75
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 55
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 15
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 42
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 30
Audubon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Audubon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Audubon County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna5588.0 years
John5478.2 years
Mary4786.5 years
George4579.5 years
William4077.7 years
Harold3979.7 years
Marie3586.2 years
Chris3486.5 years
Hans3481.2 years
Helen2677.8 years
Most common last names in Audubon County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen12379.4 years
Hansen10779.9 years
Christensen10179.2 years
Petersen9280.8 years
Andersen6079.8 years
Rasmussen4581.3 years
Jorgensen3778.2 years
Larsen3779.4 years
Anderson3679.4 years
Johnson3681.0 years
Businesses in Audubon County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1