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Grundy County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 12,572 (all rural); it was 12,369 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,546
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,667
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,971
Renter-occupied apartments: 918 (it was 1,013 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 503 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grundy County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.5%), Educational, health and social services (12.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grundy County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 6,182  (49.2%)
Females: 6,390  (50.8%)
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Grundy County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grundy County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,019 ($39,396 in 1999)

This county:

$60,019
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $575)
This county:

$460
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,607 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Grundy:

$128,607
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,239 - $184,825
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,109
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 154

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 22
  • 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: 1
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $252,200
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $252,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,709 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,638 (1.2%)

Grundy County household income distribution in 2009 Grundy County home values distribution Grundy County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.8%
Grundy County:

5.8%
Iowa:

11.8%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.1 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 11.8 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Asian residents: 13.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.6 years old, Other race residents: 48.5 years old)

Area name: Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grundy County is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Holland, Stout, Beaman, Morrison.

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Chenango County, New York , Norfolk County, Massachusetts , Dixon County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 58 (66.7% naturalized citizens)

Grundy County:

0.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 13
  • 2000 to 2009: 17
  • 1990 to 1999: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 8
  • Before 1970: 39
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.2%

Grundy County marital status for males Grundy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,899
  • One, attached: 106
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 223
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 107
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Grundy County with a mortgage: 2,282 (89 second mortgage, 345 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,887

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grundy County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78620
Evangelical Protestant1,72714
Catholic1,0641
None4,876-
Grundy 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: 6
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Grundy County:

Average size of farms: 448 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $193,844
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $312.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $165,670
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $151,066
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.83%
Corn for grain: 149650 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 141506 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Grundy County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 374.7 miles away from Grundy 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 356.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 279.0 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 209.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 400.0 miles away from Grundy 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 402.9 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, 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: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 & Flooding, Incident Period: April 08, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1367: May 02, 2001, FEMA Id: 1367, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Bangladesh (15%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Thailand (11%)
  • India (11%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Netherlands (7%)

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

  • German (58%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Danish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Grundy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,243 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 298 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 231 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 360 (8.6%)

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

166 people in nursing homes
7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,560.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.59% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($33,801 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($9,007 average AGI)
Grundy County:

1.04%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  2.20% ($43,927 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.54% ($44,111)
from Tama County, IA  0.34% ($37,882)
from Butler County, IA  0.28% ($26,714)
from Hardin County, IA  0.24% ($30,083)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.77% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($32,993 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($8,980 average AGI)
Grundy County:

1.26%
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  1.90% ($46,105 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.38% ($38,632)
to Butler County, IA  0.34% ($56,235)
to Polk County, IA  0.30% ($35,867)
to Tama County, IA  0.28% ($23,714)
to Hardin County, IA  0.26% ($30,231)
to Linn County, IA  0.24% ($32,917)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Grundy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grundy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grundy County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,505 (2,330 aged, 175 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 91 (3%)

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

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

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

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (185)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (131)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (82)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (59)
  • Congestive heart failure (48)
  • Senility (47)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,763
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 646
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,733

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 819
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,127

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 24

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,572
  • In family households: 10,436 (2,104 male householders, 1,414 female householders)
    3,073 spouses, 3,413 children (3,179 natural, 113 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 52 other relatives, 178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,987 (778 male householders (585 living alone)), 892 female householders (850 living alone)), 314 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 142

Size of family households: 1,925 2-persons, 617 3-persons, 634 4-persons, 240 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,435 1-person, 170 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

2,224 married couples with children.
555 single-parent households (191 men, 364 women).

98.1% of residents of Grundy speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,234,000 ($5,431 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $616,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,767,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,764,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,620,000
Federal grants: $6,002,000
Federal procurement contracts: $596,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,485,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $811,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,402,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,452,000

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

Births: 641
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 673
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grundy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.78 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:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 37
  • 2010 to 2013: 135
  • 2000 to 2009: 400
  • 1990 to 1999: 378
  • 1980 to 1989: 221
  • 1970 to 1979: 762
  • 1960 to 1969: 575
  • 1950 to 1959: 571
  • 1940 to 1949: 336
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,140
Note: State values scaled to Grundy population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 37
  • 4 rooms: 249
  • 5 rooms: 748
  • 6 rooms: 829
  • 7 rooms: 783
  • 8 rooms: 678
  • 9+ rooms: 827
  • 1 room: 59
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 158
  • 4 rooms: 294
  • 5 rooms: 81
  • 6 rooms: 109
  • 7 rooms: 77
  • 8 rooms: 148
  • 9+ rooms: 110
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 42
  • 2 bedrooms: 882
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,902
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,114
  • 5+ bedrooms: 218
  • no bedroom: 57
  • 1 bedroom: 197
  • 2 bedrooms: 373
  • 3 bedrooms: 209
  • 4 bedrooms: 172
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grundy County population
  • no vehicle: 82
  • 1 vehicle: 839
  • 2 vehicles: 1,827
  • 3 vehicles: 1,024
  • 4 vehicles: 286
  • 5+ vehicles: 112
  • no vehicle: 122
  • 1 vehicle: 467
  • 2 vehicles: 271
  • 3 vehicles: 156
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 38

92% of Grundy County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 512% lived in Iowa.

Grundy County:

92.0%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 10,615
  • Other state: 1,786
  • Northeast: 64
  • Midwest: 1,098
  • South: 311
  • West: 312

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grundy County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.7%)
  • Electricity (12.3%)
  • Coal or coke (1.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Electricity (36.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

6.8%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

11.7%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grundy County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,054,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $3,811,000
    Regular Highways: $2,718,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,652,000
    Police Protection: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $545,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $344,000
    General - Other: $289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
    Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $113,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $205,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $80,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,212,000

Grundy County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $395,000
    All Other: $254,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $197,000
    Highways: $116,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $205,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $30,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,314,000
    Health & Hospitals: $611,000
    General Support: $398,000
    Public Welfare: $116,000
    All Other: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,282,000
    Total General Sales: $257,000
    Public Utilities: $101,000
    NEC: $9,000

Grundy County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,424,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,218,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $206,000

Grundy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $99,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,057,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $21,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 69
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 59
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 42
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 26
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 26
Grundy County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Grundy County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Grundy County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14179.7 years
William8377.8 years
George7177.1 years
Henry6580.0 years
Mary6184.5 years
Anna6085.5 years
Grace4885.2 years
Donald4774.4 years
Helen4681.7 years
Harold4478.0 years
Most common last names in Grundy County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4980.3 years
Petersen3880.0 years
Smith3684.1 years
Meyer3381.8 years
Meester2878.3 years
Harms2778.4 years
Anderson2581.0 years
Nederhoff2580.7 years
Peters2480.2 years
Koch2378.3 years
Businesses in Grundy County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Grundy County on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"