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Crawford County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 17,481 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 16,942 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,587
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,101
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,706
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,725 (it was 1,735 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%

Land area: 714 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crawford 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 (45.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (19.2%), Educational, health and social services (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Crawford County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (28.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,812  (50.4%)
Females: 8,669  (49.6%)
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Crawford County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Crawford County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,854 ($33,922 in 1999)

This county:

$50,854
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $536)
This county:

$440
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,995 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Crawford:

$103,995
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,966 - $149,994
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 203
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,533 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,305 (1.5%)

Crawford County household income distribution in 2009 Crawford County home values distribution Crawford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
Crawford County:

18.6%
Iowa:

11.8%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.0% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.0% for American Indian residents, 63.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 40.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.9 years old
(Males: 37.4 years old, Females: 38.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.2 years old, Black residents: 24.6 years old, American Indian residents: 43.9 years old, Asian residents: 39.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old, Other race residents: 27.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Crawford County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Denison, Manilla, Schleswig, Charter Oak, Dow City, Vail, Westside, Deloit, Kiron, Ricketts.

Crawford 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 Crawford County: Onken Feedlots (A), Carroll City Wastewater Plant (B), North Racoon - Andrews Access (C), Middle Racoon River Access (D), Maple River (E), Breda Golf Club (F), Arcadia (G), Koster Grain Incorporated Elevator (H), Carroll Country Club (I), Swan Lake Farmstead Museum (J), Carroll County Home (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crawford County include: Grace Christian Fellowship (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (E), Wheatland Church (F), Pleasant Ridge Community Church (G), Saint Johns Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arcadia Cemetery (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2), Old Carrollton Cemetery (3), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery (4), Saint Francis Cemetery (5), Saint Josephs Cemetery (6), Salisbury Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Artesian Lake (A), Swan Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Buck Run (B), Calamus Creek (C), Storm Creek (D), Spring Branch (E), Dickson Branch (F), Halburn Creek (G), Willey Branch (H), Purgatory Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Crawford County include: Carroll County Park (1), Hobbs County Park (2), Northeast Park (3), Swan Lake State Park (4), Hausborn/Heritage Park (5), Hazel Brush Wildlife Area (6), Mid-Prairie Park (7), Halbur Ridge Wildlife Area (8), West Botna Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Audubon County , Boone County , Harrison County , Ida County , Monona County , Polk County , Sac County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 422
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,432 (26.0% naturalized citizens)

Crawford County:

13.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 120
  • 2000 to 2009: 849
  • 1990 to 1999: 814
  • 1980 to 1989: 163
  • 1970 to 1979: 43
  • Before 1970: 63
Note: State values scaled to Crawford County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.2%

Crawford County marital status for males Crawford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,874
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 203
  • 5 to 9: 190
  • 10 to 19: 165
  • 20 to 49: 159
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 307

Housing units in Crawford County with a mortgage: 2,347 (97 second mortgage, 84 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,428

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Crawford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,07719
Catholic2,7915
Mainline Protestant1,91012
Other3783
None5,940-
Crawford County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Crawford County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Crawford County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Crawford County:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Crawford County:

Average size of farms: 481 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $169,540
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $249.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $140,001
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $120,858
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.48%
Corn for grain: 177115 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 163877 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Crawford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2950452.5 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Crawford County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from Crawford 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 253.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 254.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 116.2 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) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Crawford County center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: 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 Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1880: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1880, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 07, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1705: May 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1705, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Food (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

  • Mexico (59%)
  • El Salvador (20%)
  • Guatemala (13%)
  • Burma (2%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Kenya (0%)

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

  • German (40%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Danish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Crawford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,277 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 780 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 204 (2.6%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 238 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 437 (5.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 276 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 262 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 316 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,050.

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.45% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($16,634 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($11,000 average AGI)
Crawford County:

2.40%
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  0.38% ($22,840 average AGI)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.35% ($27,478)
from Carroll County, IA  0.31% ($32,650)
from Shelby County, IA  0.29% ($39,895)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.22% ($24,357)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.22% ($27,429)
from Douglas County, NE  0.20% ($31,615)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.98% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($20,056 average AGI)
2.10% relocated to other states ($12,841 average AGI)
Crawford County:

2.10%
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 Carroll County, IA  0.58% ($41,553 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($24,263)
to Douglas County, NE  0.41% ($23,185)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.25% ($16,750)
to Shelby County, IA  0.23% ($26,000)
to Monona County, IA  0.21% ($58,929)
to Sac County, IA  0.21% ($21,286)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Crawford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Crawford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Crawford County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Crawford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Crawford County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,103 (2,706 aged, 397 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 329 (7%)

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 Crawford County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (309)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (152)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (146)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (131)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (114)
  • Unspecified dementia (82)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (68)
  • Senility (65)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (44)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,473
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 165
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,614

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,581
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,060
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,481
  • In family households: 14,767 (2,217 male householders, 2,237 female householders)
    3,578 spouses, 5,187 children (4,923 natural, 48 adopted, 220 stepchildren), 610 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 124 parents, 322 other relatives, 460 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,224 (961 male householders (808 living alone)), 1,005 female householders (944 living alone)), 254 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 464

Size of family households: 2,072 2-persons, 874 3-persons, 634 4-persons, 453 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 302 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,753 1-person, 208 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

2,522 married couples with children.
1,280 single-parent households (118 men, 1,162 women).

76.7% of residents of Crawford speak English at home.
22.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English well, 62% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $116,101,000 ($6,860 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,847,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,024,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,358,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,492,000
Federal grants: $17,015,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,765,000 ($108,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,446,000 ($3,950,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,346,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,013,000
Federal Government insurance: $92,216,000

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

Births: 1,175
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 857
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +439
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -769
Here -46 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Crawford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
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: 107
  • 2000 to 2009: 505
  • 1990 to 1999: 411
  • 1980 to 1989: 479
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,239
  • 1960 to 1969: 884
  • 1950 to 1959: 480
  • 1940 to 1949: 353
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,507
Note: State values scaled to Crawford population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crawford County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Crawford County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 328
  • 5 rooms: 703
  • 6 rooms: 1,068
  • 7 rooms: 763
  • 8 rooms: 831
  • 9+ rooms: 999
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 356
  • 4 rooms: 377
  • 5 rooms: 280
  • 6 rooms: 221
  • 7 rooms: 92
  • 8 rooms: 142
  • 9+ rooms: 83
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Crawford County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Crawford County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 872
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,175
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,200
  • 5+ bedrooms: 463
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 366
  • 2 bedrooms: 575
  • 3 bedrooms: 430
  • 4 bedrooms: 185
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in Crawford County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Crawford County population
  • no vehicle: 85
  • 1 vehicle: 1,017
  • 2 vehicles: 1,883
  • 3 vehicles: 1,135
  • 4 vehicles: 462
  • 5+ vehicles: 194
  • no vehicle: 163
  • 1 vehicle: 806
  • 2 vehicles: 433
  • 3 vehicles: 168
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

87% of Crawford 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, 202% lived in Iowa.

Crawford County:

87.4%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 11,447
  • Other state: 3,605
  • Northeast: 138
  • Midwest: 1,705
  • South: 637
  • West: 1,140

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crawford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (37.6%)
  • Electricity (32.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Electricity (60.6%)
  • Utility gas (26.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

5.9%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

15.4%
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)

Crawford County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,011,000
    General - Other: $113,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,024,000
    Regular Highways: $4,870,000
    Health - Other: $2,523,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Police Protection: $836,000
    Parks and Recreation: $624,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $480,000
    General - Other: $300,000
    Correctional Institutions: $293,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $265,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $228,000
    General Public Buildings: $183,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,858,000

Crawford County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,586,000
    All Other: $422,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $268,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $376,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $183,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,562,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $723,000
    All Other: $94,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,576,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $611,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $14,000

Crawford County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,143,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $349,000

Crawford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,978,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 182
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 155
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 112
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 93
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 60
Crawford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Crawford 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 Crawford County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14978.0 years
William13778.9 years
Anna9786.3 years
Mary8179.1 years
Henry7580.6 years
Robert6673.7 years
Edward6378.8 years
Margaret5983.6 years
Emma5986.3 years
Fred5979.6 years
Most common last names in Crawford County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Petersen8081.8 years
Miller7279.2 years
Schultz4780.0 years
Hansen4177.8 years
Anderson3479.7 years
Meyer3477.6 years
Christiansen3479.4 years
Johnson3381.0 years
Nelson3177.6 years
Jensen3082.2 years
Businesses in Crawford County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1