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Carroll County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 20,740 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carroll County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Carroll County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 10,097  (48.7%)
Females: 10,643  (51.3%)
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Carroll County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Carroll County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,437 ($37,275 in 1999)

This county:

$55,437
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $443 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $545)
This county:

$443
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $130,513 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Carroll:

$130,513
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,542 - $192,409

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $149,954
Here:

$149,954
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $163,212
Here:

$163,212
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $93,094
Here:

$93,094
State:

$132,478

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $41,776
Here:

$41,776
State:

$137,270

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $47,412
Here:

$47,412
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $55,211
Here:

$55,211
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,008
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $375

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,494 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,337 (1.1%)

Carroll County household income distribution in 2009 Carroll County home values distribution Carroll County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
Carroll County:

9.0%
Iowa:

11.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 68.0% for other race residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.0 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 44.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 15.0 years old, American Indian residents: 65.8 years old, Asian residents: 55.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.3 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 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 September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 772
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 201 (58.2% naturalized citizens)

Carroll County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 38
  • 2000 to 2009: 42
  • 1990 to 1999: 35
  • 1980 to 1989: 32
  • 1970 to 1979: 10
  • Before 1970: 33
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population

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: 7,817
  • One, attached: 282
  • Two: 154
  • 3 or 4: 390
  • 5 to 9: 321
  • 10 to 19: 205
  • 20 to 49: 219
  • 50 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 39

Housing units in Carroll County with a mortgage: 3,321 (65 second mortgage, 210 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,125

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carroll County

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 slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 Carroll County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, 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 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 103.0 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 443.2 miles away from Carroll County center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.5 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 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
  • Iowa Ice Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 1991 to November 29, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-928: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 928, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 18, 1990 to July 06, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-868: May 26, 1990, FEMA Id: 868, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • El Salvador (15%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Nicaragua (13%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Chile (8%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Korea (6%)

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

  • German (67%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Danish (1%)

Carroll County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,871 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 847 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 57 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 77 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 43 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 314 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 749 (6.3%)

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $54,677.

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.58% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($24,978 average AGI)
1.28% relocated from other states ($11,528 average AGI)
Carroll County:

1.28%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  0.60% ($32,235 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.45% ($41,553)
from Sac County, IA  0.31% ($39,692)
from Audubon County, IA  0.18% ($27,733)
from Calhoun County, IA  0.16% ($23,357)
from Guthrie County, IA  0.15% ($41,692)
from Greene County, IA  0.14% ($27,333)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.30% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($20,225 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($15,067 average AGI)
Carroll County:

1.82%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.76% ($32,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.25% ($27,429)
to Douglas County, NE  0.25% ($41,095)
to Crawford County, IA  0.23% ($32,650)
to Sac County, IA  0.21% ($32,556)
to Story County, IA  0.19% ($33,438)
to Greene County, IA  0.18% ($23,933)

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 2014: 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 live births in Carroll County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

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

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (311)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (271)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (224)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (164)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (146)
  • Unspecified dementia (142)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (133)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (105)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (100)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (80)

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: 20,740
  • In family households: 16,757 (2,952 male householders, 2,506 female householders)
    4,532 spouses, 5,898 children (5,475 natural, 89 adopted, 341 stepchildren), 85 grandchildren, 90 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 198 other relatives, 350 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,556 (1,433 male householders (1,296 living alone)), 1,720 female householders (1,598 living alone)), 398 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 422

Size of family households: 2,919 2-persons, 952 3-persons, 896 4-persons, 418 5-persons, 196 6-persons, 78 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,895 1-person, 222 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 15 5-persons.

3,470 married couples with children.
1,278 single-parent households (410 men, 868 women).

98.1% of residents of Carroll speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% 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:

7.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 78
  • 2010 to 2013: 272
  • 2000 to 2009: 724
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,071
  • 1980 to 1989: 698
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,212
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,211
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,011
  • 1940 to 1949: 579
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,629
Note: State values scaled to Carroll population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 149
  • 4 rooms: 358
  • 5 rooms: 697
  • 6 rooms: 1,118
  • 7 rooms: 1,240
  • 8 rooms: 1,077
  • 9+ rooms: 1,794
  • 1 room: 41
  • 2 rooms: 238
  • 3 rooms: 267
  • 4 rooms: 697
  • 5 rooms: 283
  • 6 rooms: 196
  • 7 rooms: 149
  • 8 rooms: 187
  • 9+ rooms: 129
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 90
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,044
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,754
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,752
  • 5+ bedrooms: 828
  • no bedroom: 64
  • 1 bedroom: 497
  • 2 bedrooms: 931
  • 3 bedrooms: 359
  • 4 bedrooms: 217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 103
Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • no vehicle: 139
  • 1 vehicle: 1,388
  • 2 vehicles: 2,857
  • 3 vehicles: 1,426
  • 4 vehicles: 437
  • 5+ vehicles: 192
  • no vehicle: 287
  • 1 vehicle: 1,187
  • 2 vehicles: 472
  • 3 vehicles: 168
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 28

89% of Carroll County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Iowa.

Carroll County:

88.9%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 17,569
  • Other state: 2,845
  • Northeast: 96
  • Midwest: 1,829
  • South: 488
  • West: 428

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carroll County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.2%)
  • Electricity (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Electricity (45.1%)
  • Utility gas (42.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 559
Here:

26.9%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 212
Here:

18.6%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

11.7%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Carroll County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,628,000
    Health Services - Other: $881,000
    Police Protection: $752,000
    Parks & Recreation: $521,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $517,000
    Welfare - Other: $430,000
    Financial Administration: $287,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000
    General - Other: $216,000
    Corrections - Other: $212,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    General Public Buildings: $158,000
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $1,333,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,257,000

Carroll County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,273,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $855,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $297,000
    Interest Earnings: $200,000
    Rents: $121,000
    Property Sale Other: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,248,000
    General Support: $587,000
    Public Welfare: $441,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,962,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $120,000
    NEC: $72,000

Carroll County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,202,000

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
Carroll County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Carroll County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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