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Iowa County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2014: 16,375 (18% urban, 82% rural); it was 15,671 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,248
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,969
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,799
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,460 (it was 1,364 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 586 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iowa County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Iowa County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,078  (49.3%)
Females: 8,297  (50.7%)
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Iowa County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Iowa County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $61,108 ($41,222 in 1999)

This county:

$61,108
Iowa:

$54,736

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $423 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $481)
This county:

$423
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $146,107 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
Iowa:

$146,107
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,050 - $208,271
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,215
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $466

Institutionalized population: 239

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,600

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 2015: $1,981 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,669 (1.3%)

Iowa County household income distribution in 2009 Iowa County home values distribution Iowa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.4% for Black residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 55.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.4%
Iowa County:

8.4%
Iowa:

12.2%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 2.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.9% for other race residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 16 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 38 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iowa County is $407 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $505 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $661 a month.

Cities in this county include: Williamsburg, Marengo, North English, Victor, Middle Amana, Amana, Ladora, Conroy, Parnell, Millersburg.

Iowa 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 Iowa County: Chester (A), Oak Grove (B), Verona (C), Moriah (D), Bear Creek Dairy (E), Forest Home (F), Brooklyn-Victor Country Club (G), Diamond Lake Campground (H), Fun Valley Ski Area (I), Poweshiek County Fairgrounds (J), Millgrove Access (K), Victor (L), Heritage Park Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Iowa County include: Trinity Church (A), Westfield Church (B), Ewart Presbyterian Church (C), Lower Blue Point Church (D), Tilton Evangelical Methodist Church (E), Madison Church (F), West Liberty Church (G), Little Mount Church (H), First Friends Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery (1), Beason Cemetery (2), Squires Cemetery (3), International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (4), Hayes Cemetery (5), Blake Cemetery (6), McCoy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Diamond Lake (A), Lake Ponderosa (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cub Creek (A), Stony Creek (B), Dugout Creek (C), Rock Creek (D), Sugar Creek (E), West Buck Creek (F), Middle Buck Creek (G), Little Bear Creek (H), North Walnut Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Iowa County include: Diamond Lake County Park (1), Fox Forest County Recreation Area (2), Deep River Timber Reserve (3), Lincoln Wildlife Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Plymouth County, Massachusetts , Carroll County , Guthrie County , Jasper County , Keokuk County , Linn County , Washington County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 490
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 123 (62% naturalized citizens)

Iowa County:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 16
  • 1990 to 1994: 13
  • 1985 to 1989: 19
  • 1980 to 1984: 5
  • 1975 to 1979: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 46
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.9%

Iowa County marital status for males Iowa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,190
  • One, attached: 104
  • Two: 231
  • 3 or 4: 386
  • 5 to 9: 156
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 355
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Iowa County with a mortgage: 1,998 (138 second mortgage, 190 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,524

Here:

56.7% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iowa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29715
Catholic2,6334
Mainline Protestant2,56114
Other31
None6,861-
Iowa 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
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Iowa County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iowa County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Iowa County:

Average size of farms: 332 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $129,877
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $409.85
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,497
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 63.90%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,784
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.78%
Corn for grain: 108584 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 60 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 88953 harvested acres
Vegetables: 133 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Tornado activity:

Iowa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1817782.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 59 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/16/1978, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 45 people

Earthquake activity:

Iowa County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 314.5 miles away from Iowa 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 296.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.3 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 340.5 miles away from the 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 342.3 miles away from Iowa County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.7 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: 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2013 to April 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4119: May 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4119, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, 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 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1420: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1420, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Romania (7%)

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

  • German (52%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Iowa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,858 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,387 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 313 (4%)
  • Other means: 40 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 597 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 208 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,522.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($27,724 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($10,276 average AGI)
Iowa County:

1.29%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.90% ($43,400 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.71% ($37,128)
from Benton County, IA  0.35% ($32,826)
from Poweshiek County, IA  0.35% ($28,174)
from Keokuk County, IA  0.32% ($37,286)
from Polk County, IA  0.15% ($46,500)
from Washington County, IA  0.15% ($35,700)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.17% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($28,944 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($11,610 average AGI)
Iowa County:

1.41%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.17% ($42,205 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.87% ($40,638)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($54,040)
to Poweshiek County, IA  0.25% ($30,000)
to Keokuk County, IA  0.18% ($36,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Iowa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Iowa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Iowa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iowa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iowa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,003 (2,718 aged, 285 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 186 (4%)

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 Iowa County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (200)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (191)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (146)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (108)
  • Unspecified dementia (87)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (75)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (71)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (69)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 3%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 717
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 156
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,518

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,333
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,065
  • In family households: 13,593 (3,680 male householders, 867 female householders)
    3,826 spouses, 4,607 children (4,270 natural, 99 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 151 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 49 other relatives, 261 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,472 (1,042 male householders (856 living alone)), 1,088 female householders (1,001 living alone)), 342 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 290 (239 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,259 2-persons, 885 3-persons, 858 4-persons, 371 5-persons, 112 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,857 1-person, 224 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

3,344 married couples with children.
642 single-parent households (183 men, 459 women).

95.2% of residents of Iowa County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,360,000 ($4,951 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $895,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,392,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,732,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,558,000
Federal grants: $7,916,000
Federal procurement contracts: $845,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,917,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,887,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,378,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,463,000

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

Births: 982
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 885
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +298
Here +19 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Iowa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 51
  • 2010 to 2013: 173
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,011
  • 1990 to 1999: 617
  • 1980 to 1989: 435
  • 1970 to 1979: 989
  • 1960 to 1969: 534
  • 1950 to 1959: 433
  • 1940 to 1949: 270
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,832
Note: State values scaled to Iowa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iowa County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 70
  • 4 rooms: 376
  • 5 rooms: 882
  • 6 rooms: 1,048
  • 7 rooms: 923
  • 8 rooms: 696
  • 9+ rooms: 771
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 267
  • 4 rooms: 360
  • 5 rooms: 233
  • 6 rooms: 166
  • 7 rooms: 120
  • 8 rooms: 102
  • 9+ rooms: 37
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iowa County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 117
  • 2 bedrooms: 912
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,376
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,172
  • 5+ bedrooms: 220
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 377
  • 2 bedrooms: 538
  • 3 bedrooms: 309
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Iowa County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • no vehicle: 141
  • 1 vehicle: 1,038
  • 2 vehicles: 2,110
  • 3 vehicles: 1,009
  • 4 vehicles: 333
  • 5+ vehicles: 168
  • no vehicle: 153
  • 1 vehicle: 642
  • 2 vehicles: 400
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

66% of Iowa County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Iowa.

Iowa County:

66.0%
State average:

57.7%

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

  • This state: 13,580
  • Northeast: 133
  • Midwest: 1,098
  • South: 393
  • West: 314

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $47,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iowa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.3%)
  • Electricity (5.4%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (46.1%)
  • Electricity (25.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 201
Here:

10.2%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

5.1%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

15.8%
Iowa:

25.4%

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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 141
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 132
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 99
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 17
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 66
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 59
Iowa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Iowa County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12177.4 years
Mary9483.0 years
William9178.8 years
Charles5976.4 years
George5880.5 years
Anna4985.5 years
James4873.7 years
Robert4873.2 years
Helen4483.1 years
Margaret4184.0 years
Most common last names in Iowa County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5379.4 years
Smith5080.2 years
Miller2879.0 years
Meyer2781.6 years
Schmidt2177.3 years
Slaymaker2079.5 years
Huedepohl2078.8 years
Shaull1979.4 years
Edwards1978.7 years
Brown1979.3 years
Businesses in Iowa County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Gap1
Aeropostale1Gymboree1
Ann Taylor1H&R Block1
Arby's1J.Crew1
Banana Republic1Justice1
Bath & Body Works1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1Lane Bryant1
Brooks Brothers1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Casual Male XL1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Chico's1Motel 61
Clarion1Motherhood Maternity1
Coldwater Creek1Old Navy1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rue211
DressBarn1Skechers USA1
Dressbarn1Subway2
Eddie Bauer1Super 81
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1