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Fremont County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 7,082 (all rural); it was 8,010 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,315
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 976
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,382
Renter-occupied apartments: 773 (it was 817 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Land area: 511 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fremont County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (45.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Fremont County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 3,538  (50.0%)
Females: 3,544  (50.0%)
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Fremont County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fremont County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,548 ($38,345 in 1999)

This county:

$54,548
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$457
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,404 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Fremont:

$106,404
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,922 - $174,559

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $142,533
Here:

$142,533
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $74,654
Here:

$74,654
State:

$194,502

Mobile homes: $42,756
Here:

$42,756
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 116
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $277,300
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $231,000

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: $1,469 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,372 (1.5%)

Fremont County household income distribution in 2009 Fremont County home values distribution Fremont County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Fremont County:

10.0%
Iowa:

11.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.3 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 47.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 18.8 years old, American Indian residents: 91.4 years old, Asian residents: 73.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 21.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fremont County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $698 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sidney, Hamburg, Tabor, Farragut, Riverton, Thurman, Randolph, Percival, Imogene, Anderson.

Fremont 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 Fremont County: North Mills (A), Snow Hill (B), North Grove (C), Darwin (D), Franklin Grove (E), Walkerville (F), Morton Township Community Building (G), Braddyville Access (H), Essex Golf and Recreation (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fremont County include: Covenanter Church (A), Fremont Church (B), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Immanuel Lutheran Church (D), Bethesda Lutheran Church (E), Rose Hill Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Page Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Baker Cemetery (3), Immanual Lutheran Cemetery (4), Martin Cemetery (5), Bethesda Cemetery (6), Aron View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buchanan Creek (A), Buck Creek (B), Snake Creek (C), Wolf Run (D), Rocky Branch (E), Eightmile Branch (F), West Nodaway River (G), Middle Mill Creek (H), No Business Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fremont County include: Ross Park and Recreation Area (1), Pierce Creek Recreation Area (2), Stephens Tract Wildlife Area (3), Pioneer County Park (4), Nodaway Valley County Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Essex County, New Jersey , Suffolk County, New York , Mills County , Mercer County, Missouri , Montgomery County , Putnam County, Missouri , Van Buren County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 213
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 107 (61.3% naturalized citizens)

Fremont County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 28
  • 2000 to 2009: 16
  • 1990 to 1999: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 36
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • Before 1970: 25
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.8%

Fremont County marital status for males Fremont County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,061
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 122
  • 5 to 9: 58
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 176

Housing units in Fremont County with a mortgage: 1,238 (17 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 988

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fremont County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,06417
Catholic5602
Evangelical Protestant5237
Other--
None4,294-
Fremont 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
Fremont County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Fremont County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fremont County:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

29.2%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Fremont County:

Average size of farms: 582 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,207
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $194.08
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,394
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.49%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $112,553
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.89%
Corn for grain: 121196 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 196 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 127516 harvested acres
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 82 acres

Tornado activity:

Fremont County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 867422.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 37 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/12/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fremont County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 7.9 miles away from Fremont County center
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 220.0 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 308.7 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 441.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from Fremont County center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.7 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 Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1998: June 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 1998, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1737: January 04, 2008, FEMA Id: 1737, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (50%)
  • Other Western Africa (11%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Norway (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Panama (3%)

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

  • German (31%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Fremont County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,955 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 196 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 146 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 164 (6.6%)

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


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

  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,071.

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.96% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($13,571 average AGI)
3.20% relocated from other states ($17,175 average AGI)
Fremont County:

3.20%
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 Page County, IA  0.98% ($24,036 average AGI)
from Mills County, IA  0.87% ($29,920)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.59% ($31,882)
from Douglas County, NE  0.45% ($35,769)
from Otoe County, NE  0.45% ($32,923)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.94% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($12,163 average AGI)
4.04% relocated to other states ($16,376 average AGI)
Fremont County:

4.04%
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 Mills County, IA  0.90% ($33,615 average AGI)
to Otoe County, NE  0.83% ($43,375)
to Page County, IA  0.59% ($25,412)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.59% ($35,882)
to Douglas County, NE  0.48% ($35,929)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Fremont County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Fremont County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fremont County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fremont County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fremont County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,664 (1,417 aged, 247 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 142 (8%)

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 Fremont County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (121)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (105)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (66)
  • Unspecified dementia (55)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (51)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,974
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 323
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,645

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,005
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,108
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,082
  • In family households: 5,735 (1,015 male householders, 977 female householders)
    1,626 spouses, 1,719 children (1,580 natural, 59 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 36 parents, 55 other relatives, 186 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,203 (533 male householders (435 living alone)), 455 female householders (410 living alone)), 213 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 141

Size of family households: 1,106 2-persons, 316 3-persons, 293 4-persons, 139 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 845 1-person, 91 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 31 4-persons.

928 married couples with children.
386 single-parent households (144 men, 242 women).

97.7% of residents of Fremont speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (34% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $62,291,000 ($8,054 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,133,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,841,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,680,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,489,000
Federal grants: $12,647,000
Federal procurement contracts: $480,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,154,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $501,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,487,000
Federal Government insurance: $58,244,000

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

Births: 455
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 507
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -214
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fremont County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 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:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 39
  • 2010 to 2013: 49
  • 2000 to 2009: 251
  • 1990 to 1999: 259
  • 1980 to 1989: 222
  • 1970 to 1979: 452
  • 1960 to 1969: 421
  • 1950 to 1959: 308
  • 1940 to 1949: 230
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,219
Note: State values scaled to Fremont population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fremont County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 23
  • 4 rooms: 193
  • 5 rooms: 392
  • 6 rooms: 389
  • 7 rooms: 393
  • 8 rooms: 323
  • 9+ rooms: 508
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 72
  • 4 rooms: 186
  • 5 rooms: 148
  • 6 rooms: 101
  • 7 rooms: 86
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9+ rooms: 84
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fremont County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 55
  • 2 bedrooms: 529
  • 3 bedrooms: 883
  • 4 bedrooms: 618
  • 5+ bedrooms: 137
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 129
  • 2 bedrooms: 283
  • 3 bedrooms: 190
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5+ bedrooms: 75
Cars and other vehicles available in Fremont County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 373
  • 2 vehicles: 898
  • 3 vehicles: 561
  • 4 vehicles: 235
  • 5+ vehicles: 119
  • no vehicle: 98
  • 1 vehicle: 307
  • 2 vehicles: 215
  • 3 vehicles: 87
  • 4 vehicles: 38
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

89% of Fremont County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Iowa.

Fremont County:

89.3%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 3,452
  • Other state: 3,518
  • Northeast: 93
  • Midwest: 2,867
  • South: 230
  • West: 326

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fremont County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.4%)
  • Electricity (13.0%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (44.2%)
  • Electricity (27.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.8%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

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

2.2%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

34.7%
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)

Fremont County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $265,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,802,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,100,000
    Corrections - Other: $926,000
    Financial Administration: $497,000
    Police Protection: $261,000
    General - Other: $233,000
    Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000
    Parks & Recreation: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Central Staff Services: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Libraries: $21,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,459,000

Fremont County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $251,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $315,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $88,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,606,000
    General Support: $382,000
    Public Welfare: $217,000
    Health & Hospitals: $159,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,153,000
    NEC: $16,000

Fremont County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,948,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 136
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 91
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 31
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 71
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 51
Fremont County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fremont County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Fremont County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7280.2 years
John7175.4 years
Charles6377.6 years
William6276.0 years
James5175.5 years
Robert4671.5 years
Ruth4480.9 years
George4377.6 years
Carl4176.5 years
Dorothy4079.1 years
Most common last names in Fremont County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5277.4 years
Miller4078.7 years
Brown3279.4 years
Gardner3173.7 years
Johnson3076.1 years
Anderson2178.7 years
Wilson2179.0 years
Reed2083.9 years
Roberts1983.9 years
Thompson1978.1 years

Businesses in Fremont County, IA

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