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Ida County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 7,129 (all rural); it was 7,837 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,231
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,051
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,353
Renter-occupied apartments: 770 (it was 860 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%

Land area: 432 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ida County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (50.2%), Manufacturing (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Ida County, IA (2017)
    • 6,76886.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1592.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 550.7%Two or more races
    • 470.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 260.3%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Males: 3,565  (50.0%)
Females: 3,564  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Ida County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,618 ($34,805 in 1999)
This county:

$53,618
Iowa:

$58,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $325 (lower quartile is $232, upper quartile is $428)
This county:

$325
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,875 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Ida:

$107,875
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,224 - $162,076
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $784
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 122

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: 1
  • Thefts: 38
  • 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: 3
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $279,400
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Ida, IA residents
Average permit cost in Ida, IA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,085 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,033 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Ida, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ida, IA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ida, IA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
Ida County:

9.6%
Iowa:

10.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.1 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 41.4 years old, American Indian residents: 37.9 years old, Asian residents: 42.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 18.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ida 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: Ida Grove, Holstein, Battle Creek, Galva, Arthur.

Ida 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 Ida County: Fletcher (A), Wheelers Ranch (B), Eden Township Hall (C), Whitehorse Access (D), Vogel Access (E), Sac City Access (F), Ulmer (G), Sac County Golf and Country Club (H), Prairie Pedlar (I), Farmers Co-op Elevator (J), Carnarvon (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ida County include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (B), Immanuel Church (C), Immanuel Reformed Church (D), Sacred Heart Church (E), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Lawn Cemetery (1), Odebolt Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Protestant Union Cemetery (4), Richland Cemetery (5), Cedar Cemetery (6), Sacred Heart Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Black Hawk Lake (A), Provost Bay (B), Black Hawk Marsh (C), Kiowa Marsh (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Boyer Creek (A), Buck Run (B), Cedar Creek (C), Lime Creek (D), Indian Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ida County include: Black Hawk Lake Wildlife Management Area (1), Black Hawk State Park (2), The Maples (3), Almer Noyd Wildlife Area (4), Jana Recreation Area (5), Tomahawk Marsh Wildlife Management Area (6), Lubeck Woods Area (7), McDonald Greenbelt (8), Whitetail Woods Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buena Vista County , Crawford County , Twin Falls County, Idaho , Monona County , Plymouth County , Sac County , Woodbury County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

2.8%

Unemployment by year in Ida, IA
County total employment by year in Ida, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Ida, IA

Current college students: 157
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 77 (52.5% naturalized citizens)

Ida County:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 212010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.3%

Ida County marital status for males Ida County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,979
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 108
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 49

Housing units in Ida County with a mortgage: 1,235 (25 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,118

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ida County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,9549
Evangelical Protestant2,02910
Catholic9882
None1,118-
Ida 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: 2
Ida County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ida County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ida County:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Ida County:

27.7%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Ida County:

Average size of farms: 430 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $180,229
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $262.81
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $136,076
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,219
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.52
Corn for grain: 109191 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 104123 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Ida County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 3057594.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ida County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 228.2 miles away from Ida 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 174.5 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 233.3 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 104.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Ida County center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 09, 2011 to April 10, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1977: May 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 1977, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, 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, 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ida County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ida

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,342 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 350 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 121 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 227 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (21%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • England (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Switzerland (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ida County


  • German (59%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Danish (3%)
  • European (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,357.

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.30% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($33,067 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($12,181 average AGI)
Ida County:

0.95%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Woodbury County, IA  0.99% ($32,607 average AGI)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.19% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($25,701 average AGI)
0.99% relocated to other states ($7,755 average AGI)
Ida County:

0.99%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Woodbury County, IA  0.92% ($44,692 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Ida County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Ida County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ida County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ida County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ida County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ida County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ida County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ida County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ida County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,620 (1,471 aged, 149 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 74 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (110)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (82)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (69)
  • Hyperlipidaemia, unspecified (56)
  • Unspecified dementia (44)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (38)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,940
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 336
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,651

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,098
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,667

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,129
  • In family households: 5,749 (1,196 male householders, 839 female householders)
    1,736 spouses, 1,740 children (1,621 natural, 34 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 74 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 8 other relatives, 107 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,246 (559 male householders (438 living alone)), 506 female householders (450 living alone)), 175 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 127

Size of family households: 1,129 2-persons, 311 3-persons, 367 4-persons, 131 5-persons, 82 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 887 1-person, 167 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,289 married couples with children.
272 single-parent households (115 men, 157 women).

98.2% of residents of Ida speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,250,000 ($7,026 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $541,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,516,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,387,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,238,000
Federal grants: $6,550,000
Federal procurement contracts: $462,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,096,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $279,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,938,000
Federal Government insurance: $58,489,000

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

Births: 406
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 511
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -337
Here -46 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ida County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.69 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:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Ida County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Ida County, Iowa
  • 02014 or later
  • 892010 to 2013
  • 2022000 to 2009
  • 1781990 to 1999
  • 1951980 to 1989
  • 4291970 to 1979
  • 2991960 to 1969
  • 3821950 to 1959
  • 2491940 to 1949
  • 1,4191939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ida County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ida County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ida County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 1254 rooms
  • 3285 rooms
  • 4686 rooms
  • 4617 rooms
  • 2738 rooms
  • 7009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ida County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ida County, Iowa
  • 381 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 763 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 1255 rooms
  • 1476 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 588 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ida County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ida County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ida County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 4832 bedrooms
  • 9713 bedrooms
  • 6734 bedrooms
  • 1965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ida County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ida County, Iowa
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 3012 bedrooms
  • 2273 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ida County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ida County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ida County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 48no vehicle
  • 4701 vehicle
  • 1,0502 vehicles
  • 5423 vehicles
  • 1714 vehicles
  • 785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ida County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ida County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 139no vehicle
  • 3191 vehicle
  • 1442 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 694 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

89.5% of Ida 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, 77% lived in Iowa.

Ida County:

89.5%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 5,866
  • Other state: 1,135
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 666
  • South: 169
  • West: 247
Year householders moved into unit in Ida County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ida County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.5%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

17.1%
Iowa:

24.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ida County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $115,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,430,000
    Health - Other: $609,000
    Police Protection: $451,000
    Financial Administration: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $409,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $137,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,957,000
    Health and Hospitals: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $76,000
    Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,593,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $76,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,907,000

Ida County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $115,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,430,000
    Health - Other: $609,000
    Police Protection: $451,000
    Financial Administration: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $409,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $137,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,957,000
    Health and Hospitals: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $76,000
    Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,593,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $76,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,907,000

Ida County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $115,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,430,000
    Health - Other: $609,000
    Police Protection: $451,000
    Financial Administration: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $409,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $137,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,957,000
    Health and Hospitals: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $76,000
    Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,593,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $76,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,907,000

Ida County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $115,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,430,000
    Health - Other: $609,000
    Police Protection: $451,000
    Financial Administration: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $409,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $137,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,957,000
    Health and Hospitals: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $76,000
    Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,593,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $76,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,907,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 72
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 52
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 8
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 25
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 28
Most common first names in Ida County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7878.2 years
William6378.7 years
Henry5181.6 years
Mary4682.0 years
Helen4179.6 years
Anna4187.4 years
Florence4082.0 years
George3778.2 years
Walter3778.1 years
Robert3775.6 years
Most common last names in Ida County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4777.9 years
Miller4182.6 years
Schmidt3679.7 years
Jensen3479.5 years
Goettsch2579.0 years
Hansen2583.6 years
Petersen2379.5 years
Smith2177.2 years
Schultz2077.4 years
Albers1878.2 years
Businesses in Ida County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Jones New York1UPS1

Ida County on our top lists:

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