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Warren County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2014: 47,956 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 40,671 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,051
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,725
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,750
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,486 (it was 2,958 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 572 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Warren County: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Warren County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 23,349  (48.7%)
Females: 24,607  (51.3%)
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Warren County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Warren County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $66,328 ($50,349 in 1999)

This county:

$66,328
Iowa:

$54,736

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $671 (lower quartile is $521, upper quartile is $889)
This county:

$671
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $168,440 (it was $102,600 in 2000)
Warren:

$168,440
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,136 - $249,650
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,327
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $484

Institutionalized population: 506

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 203
  • Auto thefts: 15

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 183
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 290 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2005: 370 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2006: 317 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2007: 273 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2008: 237 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2009: 173 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2010: 214 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2011: 122 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2012: 121 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2013: 249 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2014: 156 buildings, average cost: $290,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,911 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,600 (1.6%)

Warren County household income distribution in 2009 Warren County home values distribution Warren County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 6.8%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.1% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 6.7%
Warren County:

6.7%
Iowa:

12.2%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.1% for American Indian residents, 11.7% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 10 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Des Moines, IA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Warren County is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $669 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $857 a month.

Cities in this county include: Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Milo, Hartford, New Virginia, Martensdale, Lacona, Cumming, St. Marys.

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

2012 air pollution in Warren County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Warren County: Howell Tree Farm (A), Madison County Fairgrounds (B), Groth's Gardens (C), Stringtown School (D), Ellsworth (E), North River (F), Maple Grove (G), Price (H), Gear (I), Kasson (J), Tola (K), Washington School (L), Middle River School (M), Lakeview Country Club (N), North River School (O), Penn Center Church (P), Prairie Flower School (Q), Monroe Townhall (R), Webster Townhall (S), Penn Townhall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Warren County include: Trinity Church (A), Blair Chapel (B), Wesley Chapel (C), West Star Church (D), Worthington Church (E), Zion Church (F), Deer Creek Chapel (G), Early Chapel (H), Elm Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Worthington Cemetery (2), Penn Center Cemetery (3), Blair Chapel Cemetery (4), German Lutheran Cemetery (5), Farris Cemetery (6), Primitive Baptist Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cedar Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bush Branch (A), Cedar Creek (B), Cherry Creek (C), Deer Creek (D), South Fork Clanton Creek (E), Steels Branch (F), Hay Branch (G), Hanner Creek (H), North Fork Clanton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Warren County include: Clanton Creek Recreation Area (1), Cedar Bridge County Park (2), Goeldner Woods County Park (3), Badger Creek State Recreation Area (4), Pammel State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Audubon County , Cass County , Dallas County , Lorain County, Ohio , Shelby County , Wapello County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,431
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 460 (58% naturalized citizens)

Warren County:

1.1%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 87
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 78
  • 1980 to 1984: 36
  • 1975 to 1979: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 140
Note: State values scaled to Warren County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.5%

Warren County marital status for males Warren County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,863
  • One, attached: 273
  • Two: 185
  • 3 or 4: 448
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 644
  • 20 or more: 587
  • Mobile homes: 917
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Warren County with a mortgage: 6,515 (778 second mortgage, 920 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,285

Here:

74.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Warren County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,12329
Catholic4,6466
Evangelical Protestant4,22228
Other3313
None27,903-
Warren 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
Warren County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Warren County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

30.6%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Warren County:

Average size of farms: 224 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,941
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $216.76
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $34,398
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,364
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.71%
Corn for grain: 66197 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 65000 harvested acres
Vegetables: 104 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 403 acres

Tornado activity:

Warren County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 6307630.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Warren County-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 362.4 miles away from Warren 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 348.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 362.0 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 241.8 miles away from the county center
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 115.8 miles away from Warren 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 386.5 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 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2013 to April 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4119: May 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4119, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1737: January 04, 2008, FEMA Id: 1737, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa 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 Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 26, 1997 to October 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1191: November 20, 1997, FEMA Id: 1191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 01, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-996: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (15%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Taiwan (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)

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

  • German (29%)
  • United States or American (15%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Dutch (4%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Warren County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,308 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 2,578 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 86 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0%)
  • Walked: 607 (3%)
  • Other means: 133 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 986 (5%)

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


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

  • 1,020 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 590 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 1,191 people in college/university student housing
  • 488 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,240.

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.33% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($32,462 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($10,998 average AGI)
Warren County:

1.52%
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 Polk County, IA  3.29% ($42,170 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  0.32% ($45,709)
from Madison County, IA  0.22% ($40,658)
from Lucas County, IA  0.13% ($28,826)
from Marion County, IA  0.13% ($36,000)
from Story County, IA  0.10% ($35,889)
from Clarke County, IA  0.09% ($26,188)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.28% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($27,208 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($9,026 average AGI)
Warren County:

1.49%
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 Polk County, IA  3.35% ($33,308 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.41% ($43,625)
to Story County, IA  0.17% ($26,966)
to Marion County, IA  0.16% ($38,593)
to Lucas County, IA  0.13% ($43,500)
to Madison County, IA  0.12% ($43,600)
to Johnson County, IA  0.10% ($21,765)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Warren County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Warren County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Warren County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Warren County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Warren County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,147 (5,367 aged, 780 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 355 (3%)

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 Warren County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (527)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (463)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (333)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (306)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (188)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (184)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (157)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (107)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (103)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,254
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 779

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 74.9
  • Other - 71.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,483
  • In family households: 38,817 (9,631 male householders, 2,990 female householders)
    10,422 spouses, 13,786 children (12,623 natural, 458 adopted, 705 stepchildren), 579 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 171 parents, 187 other relatives, 729 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,666 (2,038 male householders (1,556 living alone)), 2,603 female householders (2,261 living alone)), 1,025 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,742 (506 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,716 2-persons, 2,689 3-persons, 2,549 4-persons, 1,147 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 164 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,817 1-person, 680 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

8,536 married couples with children.
1,868 single-parent households (453 men, 1,415 women).

97.1% of residents of Warren County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $150,480,000 ($3,536 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,160,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $80,366,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,053,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,126,000
Federal grants: $22,339,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,474,000 ($75,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,123,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,779,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,884,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,970,000

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

Births: 2,573
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,803
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +78
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,524
Here +35 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Warren County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 152
  • 2010 to 2013: 906
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,376
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,952
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,541
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,151
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,913
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,407
  • 1940 to 1949: 368
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,681
Note: State values scaled to Warren population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Warren County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Warren County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 216
  • 4 rooms: 930
  • 5 rooms: 2,491
  • 6 rooms: 2,742
  • 7 rooms: 2,194
  • 8 rooms: 1,522
  • 9+ rooms: 1,635
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 147
  • 3 rooms: 619
  • 4 rooms: 1,092
  • 5 rooms: 498
  • 6 rooms: 280
  • 7 rooms: 152
  • 8 rooms: 84
  • 9+ rooms: 66
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Warren County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Warren County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 189
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,195
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,411
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,463
  • 5+ bedrooms: 492
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 747
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,521
  • 3 bedrooms: 467
  • 4 bedrooms: 162
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
Cars and other vehicles available in Warren County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Warren County population
  • no vehicle: 216
  • 1 vehicle: 2,145
  • 2 vehicles: 5,419
  • 3 vehicles: 2,795
  • 4 vehicles: 769
  • 5+ vehicles: 406
  • no vehicle: 294
  • 1 vehicle: 1,512
  • 2 vehicles: 815
  • 3 vehicles: 251
  • 4 vehicles: 71
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

61% of Warren County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Iowa.

Warren County:

61.1%
State average:

57.7%

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

  • This state: 32,795
  • Northeast: 664
  • Midwest: 4,577
  • South: 927
  • West: 1,130

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $96,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Warren County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.8%)
  • Electricity (8.1%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (46.5%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 160
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 83
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,324
Here:

59.1%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Warren County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $206,000
    Sewerage: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,379,000
    Health - Other: $3,592,000
    General - Other: $2,376,000
    Police Protection: $1,928,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,096,000
    Financial Administration: $1,037,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $567,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $561,000
    Central Staff Services: $401,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $359,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $154,000
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $348,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
    General Public Building: $124,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,030,000

Warren County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $962,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $185,000
    Health and Hospitals: $149,000
    Highways: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $502,000
    Interest Earnings: $270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $91,000
    Special Assessments: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Rents: $10,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,342,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,582,000
    All Other: $1,180,000
    General Local Government Support: $415,000
    Public Welfare: $138,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,169,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $392,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $362,000
    Other License: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000

Warren County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,690,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000

Warren County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,046,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 301
  • Number of aged recipients: 24
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 277
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 216
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 50
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 131
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 117
Warren County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED295$140,966283$160,6111,575$165,798120$53,5172$1,069,50082$93,17134$104,941
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$144,41719$181,263143$153,74110$24,6000$06$94,5004$104,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$148,40529$146,759397$165,51468$33,7500$010$66,00016$73,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$126,57121$165,524308$159,82818$51,0000$05$116,2004$107,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$133,4298$140,12542$166,5002$39,0000$02$98,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$198,44967$183,1190$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$225,81817$202,4121$400,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$219,08311$258,6360$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$226,2508$172,6250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$57,0003$123,3331$57,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Warren County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15182.3 years
William14176.6 years
John14076.8 years
Robert14071.4 years
Charles11478.0 years
James10974.5 years
George9377.1 years
Helen8281.7 years
Donald7972.6 years
Ruth6982.3 years
Most common last names in Warren County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8878.8 years
Miller6979.6 years
Johnson4778.5 years
Brown4274.7 years
Wilson4176.3 years
King3682.4 years
Wood3579.8 years
Jones3472.9 years
Clark3374.4 years
Williams3382.0 years
Businesses in Warren County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway4
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets7UPS4
Maurices1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1