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Jones County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 20,738 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 20,221 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,739
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,515
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,734
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,927 (it was 1,826 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%

Land area: 575 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jones County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%), Manufacturing (11.7%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Jones County, IA (2017)
    • 19,37195.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4282.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3651.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1530.8%Two or more races
    • 1270.6%Asian alone
    • 1030.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Males: 10,711  (51.7%)
Females: 10,027  (48.3%)
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Average household size:
Jones County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,575 ($37,449 in 1999)
This county:

$59,575
Iowa:

$58,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $573)
This county:

$482
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,010 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Jones:

$148,010
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,927 - $212,140
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,177
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Institutionalized population: 1,268

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: 19
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $174,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Jones, IA residents
Average permit cost in Jones, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,873 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,732 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Jones, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jones, IA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jones, IA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
Jones County:

9.3%
Iowa:

10.7%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.1 years old
(Males: 43.6 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 33.3 years old, American Indian residents: 45.3 years old, Asian residents: 33.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jones County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $698 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anamosa, Monticello, Olin, Wyoming, Oxford Junction, Martelle, Onslow, Stone City, Center Junction, Morley.

Jones 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: Bear Lake County, Idaho , Elko County, Nevada , Broome County, New York , Black Hawk County , Hampshire County, Massachusetts , Bradford County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 736
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 405 (40.2% naturalized citizens)

Jones County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1372010 or later
  • 1112000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 321970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.7%

Jones County marital status for males Jones County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,304
  • One, attached: 225
  • Two: 257
  • 3 or 4: 303
  • 5 to 9: 110
  • 10 to 19: 191
  • 20 to 49: 138
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 571
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Jones County with a mortgage: 3,517 (94 second mortgage, 436 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,892

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

61.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jones County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,30822
Catholic3,4634
Evangelical Protestant1,1229
Other71
None10,738-
Jones 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
Jones County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jones County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jones County:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

27.0%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Jones County:

Average size of farms: 304 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $116,670
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $256.55
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,125
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,787
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.74%
Corn for grain: 121856 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 80087 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jones County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 306.9 miles away from Jones 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 286.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.3 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 337.2 miles away from the 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 306.7 miles away from Jones County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 292.7 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: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, 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 Jones County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jones

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,549 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 558 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 75 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 299 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 528 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Southern Africa (18%)
  • Mexico (18%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Other South America (14%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Poland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jones County


  • German (50%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • Czech (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,303 people in state prisons
  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 1,043 people in state prisons
  • 202 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,220.

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($33,053 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($7,213 average AGI)
Jones County:

1.19%
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 Linn County, IA  2.18% ($47,266 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.59% ($32,652)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.43% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($32,428 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($9,574 average AGI)
Jones County:

1.30%
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 Linn County, IA  1.96% ($43,289 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.62% ($48,083)
to Cedar County, IA  0.30% ($40,870)
to Johnson County, IA  0.26% ($31,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Jones County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jones County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jones County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jones County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,674 (3,281 aged, 393 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 254 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (303)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (287)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (204)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (142)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (106)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (87)
  • Unspecified dementia (71)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,833
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 121
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,304

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,092
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,738
  • In family households: 16,177 (3,073 male householders, 2,593 female householders)
    4,586 spouses, 4,959 children (4,802 natural, 37 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 202 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 149 other relatives, 468 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,119 (1,423 male householders (1,081 living alone)), 1,233 female householders (1,104 living alone)), 449 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,394

Size of family households: 2,953 2-persons, 984 3-persons, 1,069 4-persons, 379 5-persons, 214 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,182 1-person, 438 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

3,129 married couples with children.
971 single-parent households (345 men, 626 women).

96.9% of residents of Jones speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $99,701,000 ($4,829 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,130,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,763,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,359,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,639,000
Federal grants: $18,605,000
Federal procurement contracts: $882,000 ($16,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,454,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,254,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,140,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,508,000

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

Births: 1,105
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,009
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +213
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jones County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in Jones County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Jones County, Iowa
  • 2482014 or later
  • 1602010 to 2013
  • 1,1032000 to 2009
  • 1,1871990 to 1999
  • 5441980 to 1989
  • 1,1181970 to 1979
  • 7161960 to 1969
  • 7461950 to 1959
  • 4791940 to 1949
  • 2,8111939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Iowa
  • 31 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 4474 rooms
  • 9915 rooms
  • 1,1956 rooms
  • 1,1307 rooms
  • 9978 rooms
  • 1,5149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Iowa
  • 471 room
  • 1082 rooms
  • 2483 rooms
  • 5034 rooms
  • 3345 rooms
  • 2306 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 1278 rooms
  • 1639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Iowa
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1881 bedroom
  • 1,3002 bedrooms
  • 3,1023 bedrooms
  • 1,3774 bedrooms
  • 4365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Iowa
  • 57no bedroom
  • 3661 bedroom
  • 7062 bedrooms
  • 5323 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 126no vehicle
  • 1,2301 vehicle
  • 2,6552 vehicles
  • 1,4213 vehicles
  • 7804 vehicles
  • 2425+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 288no vehicle
  • 8141 vehicle
  • 5092 vehicles
  • 2473 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

88.2% of Jones 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, 80% lived in Iowa.

Jones County:

88.2%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 16,958
  • Other state: 3,168
  • Northeast: 180
  • Midwest: 1,729
  • South: 585
  • West: 667
Year householders moved into unit in Jones County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jones County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.2%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 16.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 317
Here:

14.6%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

15.9%
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

Jones County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $902,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $888,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,399,000
    Health - Other: $3,134,000
    Police Protection: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,349,000
    General - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Correctional Institutions: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $246,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $341,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $449,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Rents: $82,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,353,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,781,000
    Other: $1,226,000
    General Local Government Support: $267,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,098,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $776,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $150,000
    Other License: $71,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,992,000

Jones County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $902,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $888,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,399,000
    Health - Other: $3,134,000
    Police Protection: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,349,000
    General - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Correctional Institutions: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $246,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $341,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $449,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Rents: $82,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,353,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,781,000
    Other: $1,226,000
    General Local Government Support: $267,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,098,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $776,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $150,000
    Other License: $71,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,992,000

Jones County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $902,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $888,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,399,000
    Health - Other: $3,134,000
    Police Protection: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,349,000
    General - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Correctional Institutions: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $246,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $341,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $449,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Rents: $82,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,353,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,781,000
    Other: $1,226,000
    General Local Government Support: $267,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,098,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $776,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $150,000
    Other License: $71,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,992,000

Jones County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $902,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $888,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,399,000
    Health - Other: $3,134,000
    Police Protection: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,349,000
    General - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Correctional Institutions: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $246,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $341,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $449,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Rents: $82,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,353,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,781,000
    Other: $1,226,000
    General Local Government Support: $267,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,098,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $776,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $150,000
    Other License: $71,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,992,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 228
  • Number of aged recipients: 28
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 200
  • Number of recipients under 18: 47
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 141
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 40
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 82
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 94
Most common first names in Jones County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20277.3 years
William12878.1 years
Mary12381.8 years
Robert9373.3 years
Anna9084.9 years
George8979.0 years
James8874.6 years
Helen6979.6 years
Henry6880.1 years
Donald6372.8 years
Most common last names in Jones County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4678.7 years
Dirks4176.9 years
Miller3781.4 years
Petersen3680.1 years
Harms3277.2 years
Clark3278.4 years
Zimmerman3178.8 years
Kula2678.4 years
Holub2681.7 years
Rickels2580.2 years
Businesses in Jones County, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike2
Ford1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1