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Montgomery County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 10,473 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 11,771 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,850
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,578
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,275 (it was 1,308 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%

Land area: 424 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.6%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Montgomery County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 5,008  (47.8%)
Females: 5,465  (52.2%)
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Montgomery County,IA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,951 ($33,214 in 1999)

This county:

$43,951
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $469 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$469
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,473 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$86,473
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,656 - $133,602

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $114,954
Here:

$114,954
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $86,210
Here:

$86,210
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $76,202
Here:

$76,202
State:

$132,478

Mobile homes: $33,959
Here:

$33,959
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $924
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 195
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,597 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,319 (1.8%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2013 Montgomery County home values distribution in 2013 Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.4%
Montgomery County:

14.4%
Iowa:

11.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.2 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 47.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.9 years old, Black residents: 34.6 years old, American Indian residents: 66.1 years old, Asian residents: 16.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 41.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $698 a month.

Cities in this county include: Red Oak, Villisca, Stanton, Elliott, Grant, Coburg.

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

2012 air pollution in Montgomery County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22.1 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Happy Hollow Country Club (A), Brooks (B), Adams County Fairgrounds (C), Adams County Speedway (D), Lakeview Campground (E), Timber Ridge Campground (F), Adams County Home (G), Union Townhall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Strand Church (A), Stringtown Church (B), Mercer Church (C), Mount Etna Church of the Brethren (D), Lincoln Center United Methodist Church (E), Brooks Methodist Church (F), Carl Methodist Church (G), Salem Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2), Baldwin Cemetery (3), Old Evergreen Cemetery (4), Old Queen City Cemetery (5), Carl Cemetery (6), Queen City Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Icaria (A), Lake Binder (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brown Branch (A), Cipra Branch (B), Show Creek (C), Shanghai Creek (D), Saylings Creek (E), Willow Creek (F), Petersons Creek (G), West Platte River (H), Moore Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Montgomery County: Lake Icaria County Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Cass County , Davis County , Fremont County , Mills County , Pottawattamie County , Van Buren County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 278
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 181 (15.1% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 452010 or later
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.0%

Montgomery County marital status for males Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,352
  • One, attached: 73
  • Two: 154
  • 3 or 4: 281
  • 5 to 9: 131
  • 10 to 19: 70
  • 20 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 159

Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 1,514 (40 second mortgage, 193 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,620

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,91317
Evangelical Protestant1,16410
Catholic6052
Other-1
None5,058-
Montgomery 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: 3
Montgomery County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

27.8%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 416 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $141,559
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,264
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,549
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.98%
Corn for grain: 84934 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 82598 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1618161.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/7/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from the county center
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 425.3 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 309.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 325.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2014 to June 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4181: July 14, 2014, FEMA Id: 4181, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1727: September 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1727, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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: July 02, 1999 to August 10, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1282: July 22, 1999, FEMA Id: 1282, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 16, 1999 to May 29, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1277: May 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Uzbekistan (28%)
  • Guatemala (27%)
  • Costa Rica (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County


  • German (17%)
  • American (15%)
  • Swedish (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Danish (2%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,949 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 395 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 181 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 288 (5.9%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 235 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
18 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,167.

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.07% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($18,370 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($13,087 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.00%
Iowa average:

2.41%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.56% ($32,391 average AGI)
from Page County, IA  0.54% ($26,818)
from Mills County, IA  0.39% ($28,125)
from Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($27,188)
from Adams County, IA  0.27% ($25,727)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.74% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($15,856 average AGI)
2.65% relocated to other states ($17,973 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.65%
Iowa average:

2.60%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Page County, IA  0.61% ($32,480 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.53% ($35,591)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.51% ($29,381)
to Cass County, IA  0.29% ($25,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,450 (2,125 aged, 325 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 142 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (283)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (171)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (164)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (156)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (69)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (67)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,678
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 351
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,605

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,123
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,361
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 106

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,473
  • In family households: 8,502 (1,518 male householders, 1,571 female householders)
    2,288 spouses, 2,557 children (2,329 natural, 60 adopted, 169 stepchildren), 133 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 127 other relatives, 255 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,758 (694 male householders (611 living alone)), 849 female householders (750 living alone)), 211 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 209

Size of family households: 1,746 2-persons, 488 3-persons, 395 4-persons, 280 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,362 1-person, 156 2-persons, 28 3-persons.

1,304 married couples with children.
741 single-parent households (184 men, 557 women).

96.6% of residents of Montgomery speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,086,000 ($7,114 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,587,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,958,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,561,000
Federal grants: $10,937,000
Federal procurement contracts: $757,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,642,000 ($4,424,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $924,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,620,000
Federal Government insurance: $44,547,000

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

Births: 662
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 817
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -331
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Montgomery County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 252014 or later
  • 252010 to 2013
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 3001990 to 1999
  • 3131980 to 1989
  • 8471970 to 1979
  • 6161960 to 1969
  • 5161950 to 1959
  • 1721940 to 1949
  • 2,2331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 31 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 513 rooms
  • 2844 rooms
  • 5115 rooms
  • 7316 rooms
  • 4307 rooms
  • 5018 rooms
  • 6099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 61 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 2423 rooms
  • 2694 rooms
  • 2605 rooms
  • 3036 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 1498 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 13no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 6972 bedrooms
  • 1,5083 bedrooms
  • 6254 bedrooms
  • 1845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, Iowa Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 5872 bedrooms
  • 4413 bedrooms
  • 1754 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 55no vehicle
  • 6481 vehicle
  • 1,4202 vehicles
  • 6013 vehicles
  • 2884 vehicles
  • 1205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 299no vehicle
  • 6001 vehicle
  • 4022 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

86.3% of Montgomery 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, 56% lived in Iowa.

Montgomery County:

86.3%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 6,953
  • Other state: 3,307
  • Northeast: 139
  • Midwest: 2,438
  • South: 316
  • West: 413
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.4%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Electricity
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%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): 26
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

9.6%

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

2.4%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

6.1%
Iowa:

23.8%

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

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,293,000
    Regular Highways: $2,611,000
    Health - Other: $1,200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,177,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Financial Administration: $416,000
    Police Protection: $354,000
    Housing and Community Development: $240,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $160,000
    Central Staff Services: $118,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $646,000
    General - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,270,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $19,186,000
    All Other: $277,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $144,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $64,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,946,000
    General Local Government Support: $830,000
    Health and Hospitals: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $240,000
    All Other: $110,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,524,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $253,000
    Other License: $6,000

Montgomery County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,741,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,149,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $592,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,126,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 203
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 194
  • Number of recipients under 18: 27
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 148
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 91
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 81
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Montgomery County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10379.5 years
Mary8683.8 years
Ruth7181.6 years
Dorothy6978.4 years
Carl6780.4 years
Robert6570.4 years
Anna6486.7 years
Helen6381.7 years
Donald6373.5 years
James5973.7 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16480.6 years
Anderson14080.5 years
Peterson11380.9 years
Nelson7281.5 years
Swanson6983.2 years
Smith6476.6 years
Jones5979.3 years
Larson5882.4 years
Carlson5080.3 years
Bergren3579.7 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kmart1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS2
New Balance1YMCA1

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