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Carroll County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 20,381 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 21,421 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,669
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,817
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,303
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,197 (it was 2,183 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Land area: 569 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carroll County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.6%), Manufacturing (12.7%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Carroll County, IA (2019)
    • 19,62996.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5232.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 530.3%Two or more races
    • 420.2%Asian alone
    • 190.09%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.01%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 10,080  (49.5%)
Females: 10,301  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Carroll County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,354 ($37,275 in 1999)
This county:

$60,354
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $516 (lower quartile is $400, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$516
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,332 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Carroll:

$149,332
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,424 - $226,328

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $173,807
Here:

$173,807
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,488
Here:

$194,488
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $116,288
Here:

$116,288
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $41,081
Here:

$41,081
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,444
Here:

$74,444
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $75,263
Here:

$75,263
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,110
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 360

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 89 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 71 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $238,700
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $283,900
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $298,300
  • 2017: 42 buildings, average cost: $316,200
  • 2018: 41 buildings, average cost: $273,400
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $295,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Carroll, IA residents
Average permit cost in Carroll, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,569 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,478 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Carroll, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carroll, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carroll, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Carroll County:

8.4%
Iowa:

11.2%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for other race residents, 0.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 50.7 years old, American Indian residents: 31.1 years old, Asian residents: 55.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old, Other race residents: 20.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carroll County is $394 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Carroll, Manning, Coon Rapids, Glidden, Breda, Arcadia, Templeton, Dedham, Halbur, Lidderdale.

Carroll 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 Carroll County: Bivens Grove (A), Stanford (B), Vienna (C), Capron (D), Gilman Waterworks (E), Quarry (F), Lamoille (G), Pickering (H), Dillon (I), Wandering Creek Golf Course (J), Shady Oaks RV Campground (K), Grimes Conservation Farm (L), Marshall County Jail (M), Burns Community Center (N), Marshall County Home (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carroll County include: Strand Lutheran Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Bethel Grove Church (C), Chapel Hill Church (D), Church of the Bible Covenant (E), Great Commission Church (F), Lamoille Congregational Church (G), Zion United Methodist Church (H), Hartland Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bangor Cemetery (1), Bevins Grove Cemetery (2), Hartland Friends Cemetery (3), County Home Cemetery (4), Saint John's United Church of Christ Cemetery (5), Quinn Cemetery (6), Iowa River Brethren Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mohrs Lake (A), Mormon Lake (B), Crab Tree Lake (C), Wolf Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Asher Creek (A), Brush Creek (B), Chicken Creek (C), Davisons Creek (D), Willow Creek (E), Goose Creek (F), Rock Creek (G), Dry Branch (H), Dowd Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Carroll County include: Timmons Grove County Park (1), French Grove County Wildlife Area (2), Grammer Grove County Wildlife Area (3), Van Cleve County Park (4), Three Bridges County Park (5), Green Castle Recreation Area (6), Dillon Park (7), Marietta Sand Prairie State Preserve (8), Arney Bend Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Greene County , Guthrie County , Hamilton County , Hardin County , Iowa County , Linn County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 772
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 325 (54.7% naturalized citizens)

Carroll County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 412010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 1171990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 33Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.5%

Carroll County marital status for males Carroll County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,780
  • One, attached: 191
  • Two: 147
  • 3 or 4: 420
  • 5 to 9: 357
  • 10 to 19: 307
  • 20 to 49: 210
  • 50 or more: 84
  • Mobile homes: 77

Housing units in Carroll County with a mortgage: 3,512 (52 second mortgage, 370 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,181

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carroll County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,94314
Evangelical Protestant3,33618
Mainline Protestant2,86013
Other1961
None2,481-
Carroll 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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Carroll County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carroll County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.4%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Carroll County:

Average size of farms: 348 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $252,648
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $243.03
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.05%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $216,312
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $128,632
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.24
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.42%
Corn for grain: 154739 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 141471 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Carroll County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1821758.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 fatalities and 78 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/16/1978, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 45 people

Earthquake activity:

Carroll County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 403.2 miles away from Carroll County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.6 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 275.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 461.0 miles away from Carroll County center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 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 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
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 01, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-996: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carroll

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,360 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 959 (8.4%)
  • Bus: 15 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 113 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 232 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 650 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • El Salvador (19%)
  • Spain (12%)
  • Nicaragua (11%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carroll County


  • German (63%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Danish (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 322 people in nursing homes
  • 161 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 335 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,165.

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($32,698 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($14,894 average AGI)
Carroll County:

1.02%
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 Polk County, IA  0.49% ($57,452 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.47% ($37,675)
from Sac County, IA  0.28% ($49,083)
from Greene County, IA  0.27% ($47,174)


4.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.07% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($25,624 average AGI)
1.36% relocated to other states ($12,216 average AGI)
Carroll County:

1.36%
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 Polk County, IA  0.58% ($41,640 average AGI)
to Crawford County, IA  0.38% ($40,848)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Carroll County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Carroll County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carroll County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carroll County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,346 (3,818 aged, 528 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 175 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (377)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (308)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (272)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (150)
  • Unspecified dementia (107)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (100)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (95)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (30)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (22)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,910
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,029
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,328

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,450
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,381
  • Male householders: 4,569 (1,374 living alone), Female householders: 4,304 (1,494 living alone)
  • 4,691 spouses (4,674 opposite-sex spouses), 456 unmarried partners, (456 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,420 children (5,001 natural, 118 adopted, 293 stepchildren), 129 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 9 foster children, 57 other relatives, 248 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 384

Size of family households: 3,170 2-persons, 857 3-persons, 867 4-persons, 519 5-persons, 240 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,881 1-person, 239 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 19 5-persons.

3,643 married couples with children.
1,030 single-parent households (377 men, 653 women).

97.4% of residents of Carroll speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $136,404,000 ($6,527 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,729,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,677,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,533,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,716,000
Federal grants: $22,657,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,633,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,187,000 ($3,393,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,857,000
Federal Government insurance: $73,941,000

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

Births: 1,320
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,133
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -571
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carroll County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.51 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Carroll County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Carroll County, Iowa
  • 2012014 or later
  • 2582010 to 2013
  • 6612000 to 2009
  • 8991990 to 1999
  • 7821980 to 1989
  • 1,3631970 to 1979
  • 1,1581960 to 1969
  • 1,0731950 to 1959
  • 5351940 to 1949
  • 2,5951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carroll County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carroll County, Iowa
  • 31 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 3064 rooms
  • 7685 rooms
  • 1,2846 rooms
  • 1,1727 rooms
  • 1,2238 rooms
  • 1,8249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
  • 551 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 2533 rooms
  • 6064 rooms
  • 4845 rooms
  • 1886 rooms
  • 1097 rooms
  • 1388 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carroll County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carroll County, Iowa
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 8702 bedrooms
  • 3,1373 bedrooms
  • 1,8354 bedrooms
  • 7575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
  • 69no bedroom
  • 5441 bedroom
  • 9052 bedrooms
  • 4043 bedrooms
  • 2004 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 156no vehicle
  • 1,4111 vehicle
  • 3,0142 vehicles
  • 1,4333 vehicles
  • 4764 vehicles
  • 1695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 346no vehicle
  • 1,0941 vehicle
  • 5242 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

89.5% of Carroll County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Iowa.

Carroll County:

89.5%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 17,176
  • Other state: 2,757
  • Northeast: 251
  • Midwest: 1,678
  • South: 312
  • West: 519
Year householders moved into unit in Carroll County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carroll County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 530
Here:

25.0%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 263
Here:

24.5%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

18.0%
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

Carroll County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $199,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,605,000
    Health - Other: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Financial Administration: $1,120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $436,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Other - Libraries: $84,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Other - Health - Other: $45,000
    Other - Police Protection: $33,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $26,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $359,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,640,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,078,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $571,000
    Health - Other: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,321,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,078,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,767,000
    Other: $152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Water Utilities: $40,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,491,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,749,000

Carroll County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $199,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,605,000
    Health - Other: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Financial Administration: $1,120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $436,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Other - Libraries: $84,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Other - Health - Other: $45,000
    Other - Police Protection: $33,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $26,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $359,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,640,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,078,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $571,000
    Health - Other: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,321,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,078,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,767,000
    Other: $152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Water Utilities: $40,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,491,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,749,000

Carroll County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $199,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,605,000
    Health - Other: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Financial Administration: $1,120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $436,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Other - Libraries: $84,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Other - Health - Other: $45,000
    Other - Police Protection: $33,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $26,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $359,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,640,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,078,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $571,000
    Health - Other: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,321,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,078,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,767,000
    Other: $152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Water Utilities: $40,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,491,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,749,000

Carroll County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $199,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,605,000
    Health - Other: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Financial Administration: $1,120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $457,000
    Correctional Institutions: $436,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Other - Libraries: $84,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Other - Health - Other: $45,000
    Other - Police Protection: $33,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $26,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $359,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,640,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,078,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $571,000
    Health - Other: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,321,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,078,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,767,000
    Other: $152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Water Utilities: $40,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,491,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,048,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,749,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 263
  • Number of aged recipients: 29
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 234
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 183
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 60
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 137
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 95
Most common first names in Carroll County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22677.7 years
Mary18782.8 years
William14278.7 years
Anna13286.0 years
Joseph11280.2 years
Frank10879.1 years
Henry10681.0 years
George9479.4 years
Margaret9282.9 years
Helen8782.7 years
Most common last names in Carroll County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schroeder6177.9 years
Hoffman5075.5 years
Smith4579.0 years
Johnson3876.4 years
Snyder3781.9 years
Brincks3669.3 years
Jensen3478.8 years
Hansen3279.3 years
Miller3282.1 years
Tigges3179.6 years
Businesses in Carroll County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
Ford2Sears1
GNC1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Subway2
JCPenney1Super 82
Jones New York1The Room Place1
KFC1Toyota1
Kincaid1True Value2
Kmart1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets7Walmart1
Maurices1