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Greene County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 9,296 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 10,366 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,594
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,412
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,178
Renter-occupied apartments: 990 (it was 1,027 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%

Land area: 568 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greene 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 (20.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Greene County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 4,545  (48.9%)
Females: 4,751  (51.1%)

Greene County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,599 ($33,883 in 1999)

This county:

$49,599
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $563)
This county:

$426
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,636 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Greene:

$94,636
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,681 - $140,444
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,007
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $417

Institutionalized population: 121

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 36
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $255,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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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: $1,426 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,372 (1.5%)

Greene County household income distribution in 2009 Greene County home values distribution Greene County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.8%
Greene County:

11.8%
Iowa:

11.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 62.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.0 years old
(Males: 43.1 years old, Females: 47.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 39.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 35.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $382 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: Jefferson, Grand Junction, Scranton, Churdan, Rippey, Paton, Dana.

Greene 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 Greene County: Sheffield (A), Elwell (B), Oaks Golf Course (C), Twin Anchors Campground (D), Illinois Grove (E), Ames Country Club (F), Ballard Country Club (G), Indian Creek Country Club (H), Iowa State University Experimental Farm Number 1 (I), Iowa State University Experimental Farm (J), Fernald (K), Swanson Elevator (L), Story City South Bound Rest Area (M), Story City North Bound Rest Area (N), Story County Conservation Center (O), Story County Home (P), Sherman Townhall (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greene County include: Bethel United Methodist Church (A), Slater Baptist Church (B), Palestine Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Saints Peter and Paul Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Bergen Cemetery (2), Bethany Cemetery (3), Peoria Cemetery (4), Born Cemetery (5), Pleasant Run Cemetery (6), Saint James Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Arnold Lake (A), Twin Anchors Lake (B), Hickory Grove Lake (C), Hendrickson Marsh Lake (D), Comar Lake (E), McFarland Lake (F), Dakins Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ballard Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Dye Creek (C), Squaw Creek (D), Rupple Creek (E), Rock Creek (F), Dry Creek (G), Onion Creek (H), Walnut Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greene County include: Anderson Park (1), Peterson Pits Recreation Area (2), Sopers Mill Access Area (3), McDonald Woods (4), Doolittle Prairie State Preserve (5), Hendrickson Marsh State Hunting Area (6), Hickory Grove County Park (7), Dakins Lake Park (8), Izaak Walton League Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Carroll County , Dallas County , Guthrie County , Hamilton County , Marshall County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 235
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 126 (58.2% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 13
  • 2000 to 2009: 33
  • 1990 to 1999: 26
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 27
  • Before 1970: 32
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,980
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 66
  • 3 or 4: 226
  • 5 to 9: 153
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 76

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 1,587 (22 second mortgage, 192 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,392

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,80116
Evangelical Protestant1,4146
Catholic8804
Other1582
None4,083-
Greene 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: 1
Greene County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



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

9.49 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.7%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 477 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $165,154
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.56
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $133,205
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $132,408
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.40
Corn for grain: 152611 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 325 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 144763 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Greene County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 958692.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 42 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/13/1990, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 264.6 miles away from Greene 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 423.0 miles away from the 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 235.9 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 295.0 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 114.3 miles away from Greene 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 407.9 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 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 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 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 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • England (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Netherlands (5%)

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

  • German (39%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Greene County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,131 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 311 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 170 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 365 (9.0%)

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


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

  • 227 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,987.

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.72% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($23,489 average AGI)
1.11% relocated from other states ($9,264 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.11%
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 Dallas County, IA  0.57% ($35,190 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.52% ($31,211)
from Carroll County, IA  0.41% ($23,933)
from Boone County, IA  0.35% ($20,154)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.21% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($26,358 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($7,960 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.21%
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  0.86% ($28,625 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.54% ($32,700)
to Story County, IA  0.46% ($47,412)
to Carroll County, IA  0.32% ($27,333)
to Guthrie County, IA  0.32% ($19,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greene County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,228 (1,975 aged, 253 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 101 (5%)

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 Greene County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (221)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (119)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (97)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (87)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (83)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)
  • Unspecified dementia (53)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (47)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.95
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,075
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,005
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,764

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,034
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,225
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,296
  • In family households: 7,674 (1,288 male householders, 1,383 female householders)
    2,170 spouses, 2,404 children (2,221 natural, 53 adopted, 131 stepchildren), 222 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 15 other relatives, 158 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,479 (554 male householders (463 living alone)), 750 female householders (706 living alone)), 173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 137

Size of family households: 1,382 2-persons, 515 3-persons, 464 4-persons, 193 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,168 1-person, 115 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

1,330 married couples with children.
494 single-parent households (130 men, 364 women).

98.0% of residents of Greene speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,838,000 ($6,751 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,945,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,164,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,379,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,169,000
Federal grants: $9,575,000
Federal procurement contracts: $612,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,938,000 ($1,502,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,535,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,612,000
Federal Government insurance: $74,127,000

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

Births: 539
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 713
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -238
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.81 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 15
  • 2000 to 2009: 216
  • 1990 to 1999: 239
  • 1980 to 1989: 275
  • 1970 to 1979: 644
  • 1960 to 1969: 450
  • 1950 to 1959: 548
  • 1940 to 1949: 300
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,803
Note: State values scaled to Greene population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 29
  • 4 rooms: 164
  • 5 rooms: 488
  • 6 rooms: 516
  • 7 rooms: 503
  • 8 rooms: 510
  • 9+ rooms: 773
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 129
  • 4 rooms: 178
  • 5 rooms: 204
  • 6 rooms: 132
  • 7 rooms: 91
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9+ rooms: 47
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 649
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,311
  • 4 bedrooms: 784
  • 5+ bedrooms: 186
  • no bedroom: 81
  • 1 bedroom: 207
  • 2 bedrooms: 383
  • 3 bedrooms: 171
  • 4 bedrooms: 131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greene County population
  • no vehicle: 41
  • 1 vehicle: 636
  • 2 vehicles: 1,067
  • 3 vehicles: 789
  • 4 vehicles: 325
  • 5+ vehicles: 132
  • no vehicle: 248
  • 1 vehicle: 331
  • 2 vehicles: 214
  • 3 vehicles: 136
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

87% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 281% lived in Iowa.

Greene County:

87.4%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 7,255
  • Other state: 1,833
  • Northeast: 91
  • Midwest: 1,031
  • South: 192
  • West: 526

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (55.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.2%)
  • Electricity (14.3%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (42.9%)
  • Electricity (33.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.0%)
  • No fuel used (4.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

28.7%
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)

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $11,098,000
    Regular Highways: $959,000
    Police Protection: $534,000
    Central Staff Services: $494,000
    Health Services - Other: $250,000
    Financial Administration: $211,000
    Corrections - Other: $146,000
    Parks & Recreation: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $477,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,160,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,098,000
    All Other: $587,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $76,000
    Property Sale Other: $23,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,407,000
    General Support: $1,329,000
    Health & Hospitals: $840,000
    All Other: $74,000
    Housing & Community Development: $65,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,131,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $61,000
    NEC: $22,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,743,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 140
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 126
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 96
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 70
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 71
Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Greene County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11776.3 years
Mary9285.2 years
William7877.3 years
Charles7378.4 years
James7075.4 years
Robert5873.4 years
Helen5380.5 years
Margaret5182.2 years
George4979.1 years
Paul4976.7 years
Most common last names in Greene County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6580.0 years
Johnson5281.0 years
Miller2879.4 years
Anderson2576.6 years
Thompson2480.4 years
Murphy2381.0 years
Walker2377.1 years
Davis2373.7 years
Peterson2277.0 years
Stevens2276.0 years
Businesses in Greene County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1