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Chickasaw County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 12,274 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 13,095 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,318
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,898
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,172
Renter-occupied apartments: 988 (it was 1,020 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 505 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chickasaw County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (36.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 32%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Chickasaw County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 6,178  (50.3%)
Females: 6,096  (49.7%)
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Chickasaw County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Chickasaw County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,488 ($37,649 in 1999)

This county:

$49,488
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $517)
This county:

$430
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,118 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Chickasaw:

$111,118
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,126 - $180,691

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $153,743
Here:

$153,743
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,796
Here:

$142,796
State:

$194,502

Mobile homes: $53,560
Here:

$53,560
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Institutionalized population: 132

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 18
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,352 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,276 (1.2%)

Chickasaw County household income distribution in 2009 Chickasaw County home values distribution Chickasaw County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.5%
Chickasaw County:

8.5%
Iowa:

11.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.2 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, Black residents: 14.8 years old, American Indian residents: 63.8 years old, Asian residents: 41.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chickasaw County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Hampton, Nashua, Fredericksburg, Lawler, Alta Vista, Ionia, North Washington, Bassett.

Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw County: Scott (A), Camp Christie (B), Camp Winnebago (C), Rock Grove City (D), Floyd Station (E), Ulster (F), Gates Bridge Access (G), Nilesville (H), Carrville (I), Cedar Bend Golf Course (J), Rockford (K), Rockford Golf and Country Club (L), Riverton Townhall (M), Floyd County Home (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chickasaw County include: United Church (A), Maple Heights Assembly of God Church (B), Rockford Baptist Church (C), Howardville Wesleyan Church (D), Saint Charles Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Beckwith Cemetery (2), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (3), Riverside Cemetery (4), Riverton Cemetery (5), Methodist Cemetery (6), Ligget Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ackley Creek (A), Beemis Creek (B), Bloody Run (C), Stewart Creek (D), Winnebago River (E), Schultz Creek (F), Rapid Creek (G), Whiskey Creek (H), Peters Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chickasaw County include: Rotary Wildlife Area (1), Bunns Wood County Park (2), Flood Creek Hunting Preserve (3), Colwell County Park (4), River Bend Wildlife Area (5), Trowbridge Marsh (6), Winterink Woods (7), Koebrick Wildlife Area (8), Puhl Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Butler County , Genesee County, Michigan , Humboldt County , Turner County, South Dakota , O'Brien County , Winneshiek County , Wright County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 446
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 189 (24.8% naturalized citizens)

Chickasaw County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 91
  • 2000 to 2009: 71
  • 1990 to 1999: 18
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • Before 1970: 16
Note: State values scaled to Chickasaw County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.5%

Chickasaw County marital status for males Chickasaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,977
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 83
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 141
  • 20 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 141
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Chickasaw County with a mortgage: 2,079 (47 second mortgage, 199 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,030

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chickasaw County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,2977
Mainline Protestant4,26414
Evangelical Protestant1,0286
Other11
None2,849-
Chickasaw 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: 4
Chickasaw County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Chickasaw County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

11.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chickasaw County:

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Chickasaw County:

27.3%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Chickasaw County:

Average size of farms: 285 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $126,073
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $250.49
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $119,837
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $113,298
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.57%
Corn for grain: 113051 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 94634 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Tornado activity:

Chickasaw County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 3337441.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/28/1986, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chickasaw County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 393.9 miles away from Chickasaw County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 206.9 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 373.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.2 miles away from Chickasaw County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 423.8 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 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 23, 2016 to August 27, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4281: September 29, 2016, FEMA Id: 4281, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chickasaw County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (54%)
  • Guatemala (21%)
  • Philippines (17%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Hong Kong (2%)
  • Poland (1%)

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

  • German (54%)
  • American (9%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Swiss (2%)

Chickasaw County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,018 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 543 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 231 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 429 (8.1%)

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


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

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,746.

4.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.70% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($23,205 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($10,074 average AGI)
Chickasaw County:

1.21%
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 Bremer County, IA  0.72% ($31,000 average AGI)
from Floyd County, IA  0.54% ($29,630)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.46% ($29,783)
from Winneshiek County, IA  0.22% ($30,636)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($25,462 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($8,860 average AGI)
Chickasaw County:

1.23%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  0.56% ($30,071 average AGI)
to Floyd County, IA  0.56% ($22,071)
to Bremer County, IA  0.32% ($32,625)
to Howard County, IA  0.32% ($32,938)
to Polk County, IA  0.20% ($32,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Chickasaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Chickasaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Chickasaw County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,584 (2,330 aged, 254 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 135 (4%)

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 Chickasaw County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (199)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (195)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (180)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (131)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (94)
  • Senility (72)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (53)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (50)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (44)
  • Unspecified dementia (37)

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: 7.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,370
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 420
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,424

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 899
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,313

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,274
  • In family households: 9,842 (1,827 male householders, 1,544 female householders)
    2,799 spouses, 3,109 children (2,869 natural, 101 adopted, 137 stepchildren), 194 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 44 other relatives, 273 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,240 (954 male householders (754 living alone)), 935 female householders (836 living alone)), 348 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 190

Size of family households: 1,714 2-persons, 592 3-persons, 650 4-persons, 279 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,591 1-person, 258 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 34 5-persons.

1,942 married couples with children.
658 single-parent households (326 men, 332 women).

96.2% of residents of Chickasaw speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 27% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,187,000 ($6,110 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $606,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,643,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,565,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,501,000
Federal grants: $11,627,000
Federal procurement contracts: $596,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,256,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $782,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,096,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,667,000

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

Births: 772
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 781
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +46
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -552
Here -44 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Chickasaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 87
  • 2000 to 2009: 352
  • 1990 to 1999: 306
  • 1980 to 1989: 371
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,004
  • 1960 to 1969: 660
  • 1950 to 1959: 518
  • 1940 to 1949: 289
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,069
Note: State values scaled to Chickasaw population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chickasaw County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chickasaw County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 63
  • 4 rooms: 274
  • 5 rooms: 815
  • 6 rooms: 854
  • 7 rooms: 542
  • 8 rooms: 615
  • 9+ rooms: 932
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 74
  • 3 rooms: 152
  • 4 rooms: 363
  • 5 rooms: 159
  • 6 rooms: 253
  • 7 rooms: 36
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9+ rooms: 80
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chickasaw County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chickasaw County population
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 62
  • 2 bedrooms: 888
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,902
  • 4 bedrooms: 980
  • 5+ bedrooms: 263
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 219
  • 2 bedrooms: 517
  • 3 bedrooms: 302
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chickasaw County population
  • no vehicle: 96
  • 1 vehicle: 719
  • 2 vehicles: 1,649
  • 3 vehicles: 949
  • 4 vehicles: 579
  • 5+ vehicles: 136
  • no vehicle: 163
  • 1 vehicle: 584
  • 2 vehicles: 194
  • 3 vehicles: 148
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

90% of Chickasaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Iowa.

Chickasaw County:

90.1%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 10,278
  • Other state: 1,742
  • Northeast: 176
  • Midwest: 999
  • South: 206
  • West: 362

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chickasaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (47.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.9%)
  • Electricity (13.7%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (45.7%)
  • Electricity (35.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 261
Here:

19.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 66
Here:

20.2%
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)

Chickasaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,506,000
    Financial Administration: $882,000
    Police Protection: $775,000
    Health - Other: $741,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $317,000
    General - Other: $269,000
    Central Staff Services: $230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Correctional Institutions: $132,000
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,297,000

Chickasaw County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $530,000
    All Other: $148,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,541,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,255,000
    Health and Hospitals: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,151,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $491,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $76,000
    Amusements License: $15,000

Chickasaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,184,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 145
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 129
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 85
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 75
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 63
Chickasaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15079.2 years
Mary9482.3 years
William9378.9 years
Anna6686.4 years
George5980.7 years
Joseph5978.3 years
Robert5475.9 years
Henry5479.5 years
Carl5279.0 years
Margaret5279.2 years
Most common last names in Chickasaw County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6477.4 years
Smith3078.8 years
Fisher2777.4 years
Knutson2779.6 years
Anderson2675.2 years
Miller2479.6 years
Gebel2383.6 years
Winter2278.4 years
Schwickerath2180.5 years
Brown1877.0 years
Businesses in Chickasaw County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1