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Audubon County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 5,845 (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: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (49.5%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%), Wholesale trade (10.9%).

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 (97.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 2,868  (49.1%)
Females: 2,977  (50.9%)
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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: $48,493 ($32,215 in 1999)

This county:

$48,493
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $397 (lower quartile is $303, upper quartile is $471)
This county:

$397
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $71,043 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Audubon:

$71,043
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,940 - $137,654
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $809
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

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 permit cost
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: $1,071 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,025 (1.5%)

Audubon County household income distribution in 2013 Audubon County home values distribution in 2013 Audubon County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.1%
Audubon County:

11.1%
Iowa:

11.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.7% for American Indian residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.3 years old
(Males: 48.1 years old, Females: 49.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 11.2 years old, American Indian residents: 14.3 years old, Asian residents: 19.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 12.5 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: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 21 (87.8% naturalized citizens)

Audubon County:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 42010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

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: 2,752
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 89
  • 3 or 4: 42
  • 5 to 9: 49
  • 10 to 19: 1
  • 20 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 42

Housing units in Audubon County with a mortgage: 892 (21 second mortgage, 45 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,257

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Audubon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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 in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (29%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Australia (5%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Audubon County


  • German (35%)
  • Danish (27%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Audubon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,738 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 174 (7.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 15 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 114 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 199 (8.9%)
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Audubon County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 5,845
  • In family households: 4,484 (902 male householders, 710 female householders)
    1,395 spouses, 1,239 children (1,179 natural, 18 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 56 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 33 other relatives, 97 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,227 (527 male householders (442 living alone)), 535 female householders (495 living alone)), 162 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 136

Size of family households: 908 2-persons, 244 3-persons, 279 4-persons, 139 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 937 1-person, 105 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

788 married couples with children.
258 single-parent households (52 men, 206 women).

99.0% of residents of Audubon speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in Audubon County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 112014 or later
  • 102010 to 2013
  • 1192000 to 2009
  • 621990 to 1999
  • 1901980 to 1989
  • 4111970 to 1979
  • 3481960 to 1969
  • 3701950 to 1959
  • 2751940 to 1949
  • 1,1791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Audubon County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Audubon County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 2814 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 4036 rooms
  • 3037 rooms
  • 3208 rooms
  • 5109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Audubon County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 734 rooms
  • 945 rooms
  • 1266 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 709+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Audubon County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Audubon County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 4no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 5392 bedrooms
  • 8753 bedrooms
  • 4984 bedrooms
  • 1455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Audubon County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 691 bedroom
  • 1962 bedrooms
  • 1513 bedrooms
  • 1124 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Audubon County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Audubon County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 66no vehicle
  • 5571 vehicle
  • 7552 vehicles
  • 4463 vehicles
  • 2144 vehicles
  • 1045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Audubon County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Audubon County population
  • 57no vehicle
  • 2351 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

88.6% of Audubon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Iowa.

Audubon County:

88.6%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 4,698
  • Other state: 1,089
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 703
  • South: 151
  • West: 196
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Audubon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.3%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.9%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 2.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

8.5%
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: 39
Here:

22.7%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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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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