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Bremer County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 24,987 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 23,325 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,732
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,744
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,923
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,909 (it was 1,937 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 438 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bremer County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.0%), Construction (13.3%), Manufacturing (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bremer County, IA (2019)
    • 23,586101.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4111.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2871.2%Asian alone
    • 2471.1%Two or more races
    • 2421.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 530.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.10%Some other race alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 12,406  (49.7%)
Females: 12,581  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Bremer County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,753 ($40,826 in 1999)
This county:

$71,753
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $719)
This county:

$535
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $178,144 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Bremer:

$178,144
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,448 - $272,430

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $225,873
Here:

$225,873
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $193,170
Here:

$193,170
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $104,406
Here:

$104,406
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,526
Here:

$124,526
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,008
Here:

$115,008
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $36,569
Here:

$36,569
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,286
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $518

Institutionalized population: 379

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 43
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Health of residents in Bremer County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
59.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 172 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2000: 110 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2002: 96 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2003: 114 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2004: 134 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2008: 77 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $219,000
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $261,500
  • 2012: 74 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2013: 66 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2015: 82 buildings, average cost: $246,900
  • 2016: 75 buildings, average cost: $256,200
  • 2017: 68 buildings, average cost: $263,600
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2019: 73 buildings, average cost: $261,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bremer, IA residents
Average permit cost in Bremer, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,565 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,725 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Bremer, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bremer, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bremer, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
Bremer County:

7.2%
Iowa:

11.2%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.1 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 21.4 years old, American Indian residents: 9.2 years old, Asian residents: 32.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.6 years old, Other race residents: 20.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bremer County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waverly, Sumner, Denver, Tripoli, Janesville, Readlyn, Plainfield, Frederika.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bon Homme County, South Dakota , Greene County, New York , Holt County, Nebraska , Wayne County, New York .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Bremer, IA
County total employment by year in Bremer, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Bremer, IA

Current college students: 2,064
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 378 (54.0% naturalized citizens)

Bremer County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1912010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 791980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.2%

Bremer County marital status for males Bremer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,817
  • One, attached: 336
  • Two: 195
  • 3 or 4: 254
  • 5 to 9: 189
  • 10 to 19: 210
  • 20 to 49: 294
  • 50 or more: 80
  • Mobile homes: 128

Housing units in Bremer County with a mortgage: 4,678 (154 second mortgage, 635 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,402

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bremer County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,27423
Evangelical Protestant3,08022
Catholic2,5582
Other1401
None7,224-
Bremer 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: 5
Bremer County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bremer County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bremer County:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Bremer County:

27.1%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Bremer County:

Average size of farms: 267 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $113,041
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $287.19
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,961
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,400
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.09%
Corn for grain: 115017 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 90780 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bremer County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 379.1 miles away from Bremer County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 271.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 359.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 379.2 miles away from Bremer County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 501.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 02, 1999 to August 10, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1282: July 22, 1999, FEMA Id: 1282, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 16, 1999 to May 29, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1277: May 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bremer County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bremer

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,920 (76.8%)
  • Carpooled: 929 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 54 (0.5%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 12 (0.1%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 776 (6.7%)
  • Worked at home: 916 (7.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Laos (10%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Ethiopia (8%)
  • Other Eastern Asia (7%)
  • Guatemala (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bremer County


  • German (55%)
  • American (9%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bremer County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 1,077 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 285 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 9 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Bremer County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 1,333 people in college/university student housing
  • 280 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 73 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $74,862.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.09% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($43,941 average AGI)
0.85% relocated from other states ($8,709 average AGI)
Bremer County:

0.85%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Black Hawk County, IA  2.12% ($51,157 average AGI)
from Butler County, IA  0.73% ($49,382)
from Chickasaw County, IA  0.31% ($42,517)
from Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($44,833)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.66% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($29,607 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($18,262 average AGI)
Bremer County:

1.82%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Black Hawk County, IA  1.65% ($45,761 average AGI)
to Butler County, IA  0.68% ($38,922)
to Chickasaw County, IA  0.33% ($37,774)
to Polk County, IA  0.33% ($67,387)
to Fayette County, IA  0.32% ($8,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Bremer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Bremer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bremer County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bremer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bremer County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bremer County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bremer County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bremer County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bremer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,322 (3,974 aged, 348 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 185 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bremer County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (658)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (161)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (137)
  • Unspecified dementia (77)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (54)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (23)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,334
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 213
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,131

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,031
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 938
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,987
  • Male householders: 5,344 (1,087 living alone), Female householders: 4,486 (1,453 living alone)
  • 5,768 spouses (5,737 opposite-sex spouses), 519 unmarried partners, (508 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,396 children (5,959 natural, 136 adopted, 284 stepchildren), 149 grandchildren, 60 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 16 foster children, 87 other relatives, 543 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,440

Size of family households: 3,569 2-persons, 1,219 3-persons, 1,207 4-persons, 535 5-persons, 148 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,543 1-person, 403 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 6 6-persons.

4,112 married couples with children.
1,092 single-parent households (476 men, 616 women).

96.9% of residents of Bremer speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (33% speak English very well, 64% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $120,790,000 ($5,150 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,500,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,953,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,955,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,800,000
Federal grants: $17,086,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,300,000 ($423,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,696,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,460,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,844,000
Federal Government insurance: $76,373,000

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

Births: 1,267
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,124
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +205
Here +9 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bremer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Bremer County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Bremer County, Iowa
  • 4552014 or later
  • 2802010 to 2013
  • 9452000 to 2009
  • 1,0411990 to 1999
  • 6281980 to 1989
  • 1,5981970 to 1979
  • 9671960 to 1969
  • 8171950 to 1959
  • 4961940 to 1949
  • 3,3391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bremer County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bremer County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1463 rooms
  • 6424 rooms
  • 1,0545 rooms
  • 1,3506 rooms
  • 1,4187 rooms
  • 1,2828 rooms
  • 2,1719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
  • 561 room
  • 1942 rooms
  • 2593 rooms
  • 3764 rooms
  • 2095 rooms
  • 2806 rooms
  • 1457 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 1369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bremer County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bremer County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 1,5562 bedrooms
  • 3,5423 bedrooms
  • 2,2084 bedrooms
  • 6375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bremer County, Iowa
  • 72no bedroom
  • 3921 bedroom
  • 6102 bedrooms
  • 4213 bedrooms
  • 1564 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bremer County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bremer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bremer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 69no vehicle
  • 1,5171 vehicle
  • 3,4572 vehicles
  • 1,9903 vehicles
  • 7474 vehicles
  • 2955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bremer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bremer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 183no vehicle
  • 7761 vehicle
  • 4482 vehicles
  • 2153 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles

88.5% of Bremer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Iowa.

Bremer County:

88.5%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 20,594
  • Other state: 3,824
  • Northeast: 164
  • Midwest: 2,434
  • South: 570
  • West: 652
Year householders moved into unit in Bremer County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bremer County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 190
Here:

8.1%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

1.5%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,503
Here:

75.4%
Iowa:

23.0%

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

Bremer County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,082,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,428,000
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $523,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,430,000
    Regular Highways: $5,418,000
    Police Protection: $2,376,000
    Financial Administration: $1,366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,108,000
    General - Other: $975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Central Staff Services: $797,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $478,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $166,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $469,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,875,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,822,000
    Rents: $455,000
    Interest Earnings: $424,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,911,000
    General Local Government Support: $799,000
    Health and Hospitals: $478,000
    Other: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,355,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000
    Other License: $305,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,059,000

Bremer County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,082,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,428,000
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $523,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,430,000
    Regular Highways: $5,418,000
    Police Protection: $2,376,000
    Financial Administration: $1,366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,108,000
    General - Other: $975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Central Staff Services: $797,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $478,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $166,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $469,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,875,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,822,000
    Rents: $455,000
    Interest Earnings: $424,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,911,000
    General Local Government Support: $799,000
    Health and Hospitals: $478,000
    Other: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,355,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000
    Other License: $305,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,059,000

Bremer County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,082,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,428,000
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $523,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,430,000
    Regular Highways: $5,418,000
    Police Protection: $2,376,000
    Financial Administration: $1,366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,108,000
    General - Other: $975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Central Staff Services: $797,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $478,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $166,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $469,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,875,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,822,000
    Rents: $455,000
    Interest Earnings: $424,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,911,000
    General Local Government Support: $799,000
    Health and Hospitals: $478,000
    Other: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,355,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000
    Other License: $305,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,059,000

Bremer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,082,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,428,000
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $523,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,430,000
    Regular Highways: $5,418,000
    Police Protection: $2,376,000
    Financial Administration: $1,366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,108,000
    General - Other: $975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Central Staff Services: $797,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $680,000
    Parks and Recreation: $478,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $166,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $469,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,875,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,822,000
    Rents: $455,000
    Interest Earnings: $424,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,911,000
    General Local Government Support: $799,000
    Health and Hospitals: $478,000
    Other: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,355,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000
    Other License: $305,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,059,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 179
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 162
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 116
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 33
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 86
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 68
Most common first names in Bremer County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14277.3 years
William12180.6 years
Henry9481.1 years
Mary8982.2 years
Fred8781.0 years
Anna8286.5 years
Robert7875.0 years
Walter7678.0 years
Esther7685.3 years
Clarence7378.2 years
Most common last names in Bremer County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6179.7 years
Johnson5878.1 years
Meyer5777.4 years
Smith5278.3 years
Buhr4281.8 years
Westendorf3782.4 years
Meier3379.4 years
Matthias3178.7 years
Brandt2873.7 years
Moeller2780.6 years
Businesses in Bremer County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1True Value2
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular3
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1