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Sac County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 10,235 (all rural); it was 11,529 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,740
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,780
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,643
Renter-occupied apartments: 962 (it was 1,103 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sac County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sac County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 5,038  (49.2%)
Females: 5,197  (50.8%)
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Sac County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sac County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,427 ($32,874 in 1999)

This county:

$52,427
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $319, upper quartile is $566)
This county:

$438
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,462 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Sac:

$94,462
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,206 - $136,699
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $880
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 211

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 0

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: 12
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $366,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,039 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,028 (1.2%)

Sac County household income distribution in 2009 Sac County home values distribution Sac County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
Sac County:

7.7%
Iowa:

11.8%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.0 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 48.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 27.4 years old, American Indian residents: 24.7 years old, Asian residents: 38.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sac County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Auburn, Nemaha.

Sac 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 Sac County: Williams Township Hall (A), Highway Number Twenty Rest Area (B), Richards (C), Sherwood (D), Kelly Access Area (E), Twin Lakes Golf Club (F), Farnhamville Fire Department (G), Knoke Fire Department - Butler Township Fire Department (H), Calhoun County Home (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sac County include: Trinity Church (A), Saint John Lutheran Church (B), Zion United Methodist Church (C), Immanuel Church (D), Saint Pauls Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Reading Cemetery (1), Swedish Cemetery (2), Trinity Cemetery (3), Roby Cemetery (4), Piper Cemetery (5), Greenwood Cemetery (6), Bishop Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Towhead Lake (A), Briggs Woods Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Camp Creek (A), Welshs Slough (B), West Cedar Creek (C), Lake Creek (D), East Cedar Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sac County include: Munson Prairie (1), Calhoun Wildlife Area (2), Highway Number Four Recreation Area (3), Schilling Sanctuary (4), Cedar Wildlife Area (5), Davis Preservation Area (6), Lohr Wildlife Refuge (7), Johnson Prairie (8), Logan Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Boone County , Buena Vista County , Crawford County , Delaware County , Ida County , Plymouth County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 295
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 96 (55.5% naturalized citizens)

Sac County:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 5
  • 1990 to 1999: 45
  • 1980 to 1989: 26
  • 1970 to 1979: 9
  • Before 1970: 52
Note: State values scaled to Sac County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.2%

Sac County marital status for males Sac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,955
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 207
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 to 49: 65
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 111

Housing units in Sac County with a mortgage: 1,649 (42 second mortgage, 60 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,883

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sac County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,79017
Catholic2,5296
Evangelical Protestant2,47912
Other1-
None2,551-
Sac 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: 6
Sac County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Sac County:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

14.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sac County:

9.3%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Sac County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Sac County:

Average size of farms: 429 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $231,793
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $268.19
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $197,798
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $137,699
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.17%
Corn for grain: 145397 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 146178 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Sac County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1363844.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 26 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/28/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sac County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.2 miles away from Sac County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from Sac County center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 09, 2011 to April 10, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1977: May 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 1977, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1880: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1880, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 07, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1705: May 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1705, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 & Flooding, Incident Period: April 08, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1367: May 02, 2001, FEMA Id: 1367, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sac County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Cuba (20%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (12%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Spain (7%)
  • Canada (5%)

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

  • German (56%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Danish (1%)

Sac County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,387 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 234 (5.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 162 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 245 (6.0%)

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


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

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,353.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.74% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($24,261 average AGI)
1.48% relocated from other states ($9,938 average AGI)
Sac County:

1.48%
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 Buena Vista County, IA  0.59% ($40,125 average AGI)
from Carroll County, IA  0.45% ($32,556)
from Calhoun County, IA  0.42% ($40,647)
from Crawford County, IA  0.35% ($21,286)
from Ida County, IA  0.32% ($22,538)
from Polk County, IA  0.25% ($22,800)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.40% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($21,946 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($9,660 average AGI)
Sac County:

1.52%
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 Carroll County, IA  0.64% ($39,692 average AGI)
to Buena Vista County, IA  0.61% ($37,760)
to Polk County, IA  0.44% ($22,167)
to Ida County, IA  0.39% ($31,438)
to Calhoun County, IA  0.32% ($18,385)
to Story County, IA  0.29% ($20,167)
to Crawford County, IA  0.25% ($24,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Sac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Sac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sac County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sac County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,495 (2,278 aged, 217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 147 (6%)

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 Sac County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (261)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (188)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (186)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (112)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (105)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (98)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (62)
  • Unspecified dementia (61)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (55)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,958
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 406
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,837

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,252
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,384
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,235
  • In family households: 8,241 (1,495 male householders, 1,335 female householders)
    2,405 spouses, 2,605 children (2,440 natural, 42 adopted, 125 stepchildren), 77 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 49 other relatives, 169 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,783 (800 male householders (683 living alone)), 816 female householders (774 living alone)), 162 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 209

Size of family households: 1,649 2-persons, 465 3-persons, 326 4-persons, 262 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,457 1-person, 148 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

1,659 married couples with children.
465 single-parent households (127 men, 338 women).

97.8% of residents of Sac speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $76,433,000 ($7,059 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $858,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,089,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,300,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,906,000
Federal grants: $8,690,000
Federal procurement contracts: $708,000 ($61,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,741,000 ($153,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $563,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,596,000
Federal Government insurance: $80,441,000

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

Births: 567
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 818
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -666
Here -63 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 149
  • 2010 to 2013: 56
  • 2000 to 2009: 217
  • 1990 to 1999: 353
  • 1980 to 1989: 284
  • 1970 to 1979: 618
  • 1960 to 1969: 506
  • 1950 to 1959: 708
  • 1940 to 1949: 355
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,256
Note: State values scaled to Sac population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sac County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sac County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 243
  • 5 rooms: 502
  • 6 rooms: 650
  • 7 rooms: 654
  • 8 rooms: 585
  • 9+ rooms: 846
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 17
  • 3 rooms: 158
  • 4 rooms: 248
  • 5 rooms: 120
  • 6 rooms: 162
  • 7 rooms: 69
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9+ rooms: 89
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sac County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sac County population
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 678
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,640
  • 4 bedrooms: 918
  • 5+ bedrooms: 234
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 169
  • 2 bedrooms: 336
  • 3 bedrooms: 287
  • 4 bedrooms: 84
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Sac County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sac County population
  • no vehicle: 65
  • 1 vehicle: 747
  • 2 vehicles: 1,370
  • 3 vehicles: 942
  • 4 vehicles: 280
  • 5+ vehicles: 127
  • no vehicle: 126
  • 1 vehicle: 372
  • 2 vehicles: 234
  • 3 vehicles: 146
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

90% of Sac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 358% lived in Iowa.

Sac County:

89.9%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 8,476
  • Other state: 1,558
  • Northeast: 96
  • Midwest: 874
  • South: 279
  • West: 308

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sac County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.5%)
  • Electricity (21.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Electricity (42.9%)
  • Utility gas (36.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

7.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

5.1%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

25.8%
Iowa:

23.8%

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: 118
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 107
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 84
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 58
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 44
Sac County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Sac County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12578.9 years
William10878.7 years
Mary9581.2 years
Robert7773.0 years
Charles6578.3 years
George6381.2 years
Henry5882.1 years
Helen5682.2 years
Donald4670.0 years
Frank4682.5 years
Most common last names in Sac County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6579.4 years
Peters3882.6 years
Smith3583.0 years
Meyer3075.5 years
Miller2876.0 years
Hansen2784.2 years
Anderson2779.9 years
Schulte2582.4 years
Nelson2182.5 years
Schmidt2082.7 years
Businesses in Sac County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet2Lane Furniture1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1