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Iowa County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2015: 23,920 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 22,780 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,882
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,393
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,644
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,272 (it was 2,120 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 763 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iowa County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.8%), Educational, health and social services (27.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Iowa County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years
Males: 11,973  (50.1%)
Females: 11,947  (49.9%)

Iowa County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Iowa County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,760 ($42,518 in 1999)

This county:

$58,760
Wisconsin:

$56,811

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $450, upper quartile is $718)
This county:

$563
State:

$684


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $157,125 (it was $99,700 in 2000)
Iowa:

$157,125
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,210 - $208,604
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,371
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $507

Institutionalized population: 161

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 156 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2005: 151 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 109 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $201,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,485 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,976 (1.9%)

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 2016: 9.5%
Iowa County:

9.5%
Wisconsin:

11.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.0% for American Indian residents, 1.2% for other race residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.3 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 26.3 years old, American Indian residents: 44.1 years old, Asian residents: 31.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iowa County is $454 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $713 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dodgeville, Mineral Point, Barneveld, Brigham, Highland, Ridgeway, Arena, Mifflin, Linden, Avoca.

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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Neighboring counties: Franklin County, Massachusetts , Coos County, Oregon , Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Fulton County, New York , Madison County, New York , Oneida County, New York , Oakland County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 642
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 365 (53.9% naturalized citizens)

Iowa County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 62
  • 2000 to 2009: 69
  • 1990 to 1999: 108
  • 1980 to 1989: 25
  • 1970 to 1979: 22
  • Before 1970: 61
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,611
  • One, attached: 265
  • Two: 475
  • 3 or 4: 219
  • 5 to 9: 304
  • 10 to 19: 217
  • 20 or more: 136
  • Mobile homes: 571
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Iowa County with a mortgage: 4,708 (203 second mortgage, 476 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,768

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iowa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6328
Mainline Protestant4,24723
Evangelical Protestant69413
Other281
None12,086-
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: 5
Iowa County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Iowa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

11.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iowa County:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Iowa County:

Average size of farms: 218 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,051
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $193.03
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,322
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,660
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.33
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.54%
Corn for grain: 51915 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 497 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 25170 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,133 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 78 acres

Earthquake activity:

Iowa County-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 335.2 miles away from Iowa 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 123.3 miles away from the 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 311.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.8 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 367.5 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 334.4 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:

  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4141: August 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4141, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1966: April 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 1966, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1719: August 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1332: June 24, 2000, FEMA Id: 1332, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: June 22, 1990 to July 19, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-874: July 13, 1990, FEMA Id: 874, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 08, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-710: June 12, 1984, FEMA Id: 710, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 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
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Wood products (3%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (21%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (31%)
  • India (11%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Japan (5%)

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

  • German (32%)
  • Norwegian (14%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Iowa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,867 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,157 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 132 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 483 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 922 (7.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 132 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4 people in other group homes

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

  • 139 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,153.

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.17% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($29,299 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($11,135 average AGI)
Iowa County:

1.19%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  1.53% ($45,243 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.87% ($29,298)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.42% ($30,366)
from Richland County, WI  0.27% ($32,269)
from Sauk County, WI  0.23% ($28,364)
from Green County, WI  0.12% ($30,333)
from Cook County, IL  0.10% ($29,200)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.71% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($23,232 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($10,800 average AGI)
Iowa County:

1.55%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  1.98% ($33,036 average AGI)
to Grant County, WI  0.79% ($17,143)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($29,571)
to Sauk County, WI  0.35% ($42,412)
to Richland County, WI  0.23% ($32,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Iowa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Iowa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
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: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
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: 3,474 (3,017 aged, 457 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 315 (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 Iowa County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (443)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (121)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (114)
  • Unspecified dementia (103)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (78)
  • Congestive heart failure (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (66)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (55)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,461
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 359
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,891

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,286
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 870
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,920
  • In family households: 19,367 (3,402 male householders, 3,044 female householders)
    5,364 spouses, 6,354 children (5,856 natural, 154 adopted, 350 stepchildren), 249 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 115 parents, 235 other relatives, 514 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,315 (1,605 male householders (1,213 living alone)), 1,735 female householders (1,391 living alone)), 972 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 226

Size of family households: 3,267 2-persons, 1,228 3-persons, 1,100 4-persons, 514 5-persons, 274 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,605 1-person, 615 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

4,131 married couples with children.
968 single-parent households (379 men, 589 women).

96.2% of residents of Iowa speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $94,463,000 ($4,040 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,433,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,070,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,477,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,316,000
Federal grants: $21,183,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,919,000 ($377,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,497,000 ($310,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,439,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,964,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,101,000

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

Births: 1,559
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 985
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +245
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Iowa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 61
  • 2010 to 2013: 247
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,513
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,707
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,065
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,237
  • 1960 to 1969: 768
  • 1950 to 1959: 558
  • 1940 to 1949: 411
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,261
Note: State values scaled to Iowa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iowa County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 177
  • 4 rooms: 612
  • 5 rooms: 1,172
  • 6 rooms: 1,453
  • 7 rooms: 1,392
  • 8 rooms: 1,073
  • 9+ rooms: 1,583
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 423
  • 4 rooms: 606
  • 5 rooms: 420
  • 6 rooms: 245
  • 7 rooms: 193
  • 8 rooms: 156
  • 9+ rooms: 135
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iowa County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,442
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,751
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,819
  • 5+ bedrooms: 292
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 441
  • 2 bedrooms: 945
  • 3 bedrooms: 589
  • 4 bedrooms: 231
  • 5+ bedrooms: 49
Cars and other vehicles available in Iowa County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Iowa County population
  • no vehicle: 186
  • 1 vehicle: 1,448
  • 2 vehicles: 3,432
  • 3 vehicles: 1,584
  • 4 vehicles: 542
  • 5+ vehicles: 318
  • no vehicle: 252
  • 1 vehicle: 1,034
  • 2 vehicles: 681
  • 3 vehicles: 260
  • 4 vehicles: 81
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

89% of Iowa 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, 301% lived in Wisconsin.

Iowa County:

88.8%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 19,081
  • Other state: 4,357
  • Northeast: 561
  • Midwest: 2,819
  • South: 499
  • West: 472

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iowa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.9%)
  • Wood (13.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • Utility gas (29.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.7%)
  • Wood (4.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 384
Here:

15.5%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

1.9%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

12.2%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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)

Iowa County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,475,000
    General Public Buildings: $196,000
    Air Transportation: $132,000
    Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $6,849,000
    Regular Highways: $2,269,000
    Police Protection: $1,647,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $691,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $584,000
    Corrections - Other: $507,000
    Health Services - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $439,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Financial Administration: $400,000
    General Public Buildings: $258,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $248,000
    Air Transportation: $150,000
    Libraries: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $93,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $96,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,117,000

Iowa County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $65,000
  • Charges - All Other: $4,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $50,000
    Public Welfare: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $263,000
    All Other: $149,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
    Health & Hospitals: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $468,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $219,000
    Rents: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,126,000
    Public Welfare: $1,605,000
    General Support: $1,209,000
    All Other: $398,000
    Health & Hospitals: $113,000
    Education: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,440,000
    Total General Sales: $1,311,000
    NEC: $177,000

Iowa County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,091,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,866,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $315,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $360,000

Iowa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,765,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 284
  • Number of aged recipients: 35
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 249
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 176
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 149
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 110
Iowa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Iowa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Iowa County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26878.1 years
Mary20381.0 years
Robert17272.5 years
William15477.4 years
Joseph13075.0 years
Edward11478.0 years
Helen11178.6 years
James10473.4 years
Frank10079.8 years
Charles8875.9 years
Most common last names in Iowa County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8078.7 years
Anderson7780.8 years
Olson6676.4 years
Peterson6378.2 years
Jones5775.8 years
Smith4878.0 years
Nelson4776.9 years
Williams4574.4 years
Thomas3879.5 years
Miller3875.8 years
Businesses in Iowa County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
FedEx2Subway4
Ford2Super 81
H&R Block1True Value2
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS4
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike1Walmart1