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Grundy County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 12,528 (all rural); it was 12,369 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,546
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,667
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,971
Renter-occupied apartments: 918 (it was 1,013 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 503 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Grundy County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.7%), Construction (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Grundy County, IA (2017)
    • 12,02497.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1621.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 940.8%Asian alone
    • 810.7%Two or more races
    • 430.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Males: 6,151  (49.1%)
Females: 6,377  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Grundy County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,121 ($39,396 in 1999)
This county:

$66,121
Iowa:

$58,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $486 (lower quartile is $371, upper quartile is $582)
This county:

$486
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,753 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
Grundy:

$134,753
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,375 - $192,271
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,107
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 154

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: 13
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $252,200
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Grundy, IA residents
Average permit cost in Grundy, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,709 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,643 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Grundy, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grundy, IA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grundy, IA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
Grundy County:

5.2%
Iowa:

10.7%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.8 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 11.9 years old, American Indian residents: 19.0 years old, Asian residents: 43.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.6 years old, Other race residents: 48.7 years old)

Area name: Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grundy County is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Holland, Stout, Beaman, Morrison.

Grundy 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: Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Chenango County, New York , Norfolk County, Massachusetts , Dixon County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 81 (76.6% naturalized citizens)

Grundy County:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 322000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 39Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.2%

Grundy County marital status for males Grundy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,990
  • One, attached: 109
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 195
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 142
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Grundy County with a mortgage: 2,298 (98 second mortgage, 378 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,905

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

61.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grundy County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78620
Evangelical Protestant1,72714
Catholic1,0641
None4,876-
Grundy 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
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Grundy County:

Average size of farms: 448 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $193,844
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $312.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $165,670
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $151,066
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.83%
Corn for grain: 149650 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 141506 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Grundy County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 374.7 miles away from Grundy 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 356.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 279.0 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) earthquake occurred 209.9 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 400.0 miles away from Grundy 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 402.9 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, 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 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 & 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
  • 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 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grundy

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,409 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 284 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 187 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 347 (8.1%)
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%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Bangladesh (52%)
  • India (28%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grundy County


  • German (56%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
166 people in nursing homes
7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $73,618.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.65% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($44,594 average AGI)
0.53% relocated from other states ($4,559 average AGI)
Grundy County:

0.53%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.73% ($50,388 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.43% ($67,333)
from Hardin County, IA  0.41% ($37,100)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.30% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($52,979 average AGI)
0.59% relocated to other states ($6,663 average AGI)
Grundy County:

0.59%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.70% ($58,679 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.53% ($45,615)
to Tama County, IA  0.45% ($48,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Grundy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grundy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Grundy County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grundy County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grundy County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,505 (2,330 aged, 175 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 91 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (185)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (131)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (82)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (59)
  • Congestive heart failure (48)
  • Senility (47)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,763
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 646
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,733

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 819
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,127

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 24

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,528
  • In family households: 10,211 (2,069 male householders, 1,397 female householders)
    3,075 spouses, 3,361 children (3,103 natural, 109 adopted, 147 stepchildren), 71 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 49 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,158 (866 male householders (587 living alone)), 861 female householders (808 living alone)), 426 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 146

Size of family households: 1,954 2-persons, 561 3-persons, 634 4-persons, 225 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,399 1-person, 234 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

2,273 married couples with children.
491 single-parent households (172 men, 319 women).

97.6% of residents of Grundy speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 19% 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: $67,234,000 ($5,431 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $616,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,767,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,764,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,620,000
Federal grants: $6,002,000
Federal procurement contracts: $596,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,485,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $811,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,402,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,452,000

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

Births: 641
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 673
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grundy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.78 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:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Grundy County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Grundy County, Iowa
  • 562014 or later
  • 1042010 to 2013
  • 3842000 to 2009
  • 3881990 to 1999
  • 2071980 to 1989
  • 8271970 to 1979
  • 5491960 to 1969
  • 6471950 to 1959
  • 3301940 to 1949
  • 2,1081939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Iowa
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 2754 rooms
  • 7075 rooms
  • 8036 rooms
  • 7817 rooms
  • 6868 rooms
  • 9179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
  • 581 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 2364 rooms
  • 1065 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 1377 rooms
  • 908 rooms
  • 1319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grundy County, Iowa
  • 3no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 9592 bedrooms
  • 1,8193 bedrooms
  • 1,1484 bedrooms
  • 2455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grundy County, Iowa
  • 57no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 3712 bedrooms
  • 2143 bedrooms
  • 1854 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 96no vehicle
  • 8821 vehicle
  • 1,8112 vehicles
  • 1,0373 vehicles
  • 2694 vehicles
  • 1085+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grundy County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 126no vehicle
  • 3941 vehicle
  • 2632 vehicles
  • 2043 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

93.9% of Grundy County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Iowa.

Grundy County:

93.9%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 10,361
  • Other state: 1,980
  • Northeast: 56
  • Midwest: 1,231
  • South: 386
  • West: 308
Year householders moved into unit in Grundy County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grundy County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 122
Here:

9.4%
Iowa:

9.7%

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

2.1%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

9.5%
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

Grundy County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,646,000
    Other: $340,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,700,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,723,000
    Regular Highways: $4,175,000
    Police Protection: $1,309,000
    Financial Administration: $1,106,000
    Health - Other: $836,000
    General - Other: $553,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,798,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $633,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $273,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,319,000
    Financial Administration: $283,000
    Regular Highways: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,027,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,582,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    Other: $684,000
    General Local Government Support: $209,000
    Public Welfare: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,794,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $468,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,062,000

Grundy County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,646,000
    Other: $340,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,700,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,723,000
    Regular Highways: $4,175,000
    Police Protection: $1,309,000
    Financial Administration: $1,106,000
    Health - Other: $836,000
    General - Other: $553,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,798,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $633,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $273,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,319,000
    Financial Administration: $283,000
    Regular Highways: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,027,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,582,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    Other: $684,000
    General Local Government Support: $209,000
    Public Welfare: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,794,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $468,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,062,000

Grundy County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,646,000
    Other: $340,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,700,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,723,000
    Regular Highways: $4,175,000
    Police Protection: $1,309,000
    Financial Administration: $1,106,000
    Health - Other: $836,000
    General - Other: $553,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,798,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $633,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $273,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,319,000
    Financial Administration: $283,000
    Regular Highways: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,027,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,582,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    Other: $684,000
    General Local Government Support: $209,000
    Public Welfare: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,794,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $468,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,062,000

Grundy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $17,646,000
    Other: $340,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,700,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,723,000
    Regular Highways: $4,175,000
    Police Protection: $1,309,000
    Financial Administration: $1,106,000
    Health - Other: $836,000
    General - Other: $553,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $682,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $396,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,798,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $633,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $273,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,319,000
    Financial Administration: $283,000
    Regular Highways: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,027,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,582,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    Other: $684,000
    General Local Government Support: $209,000
    Public Welfare: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,794,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $468,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,062,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 69
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 59
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 42
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 26
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 26
Most common first names in Grundy County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14179.7 years
William8377.8 years
George7177.1 years
Henry6580.0 years
Mary6184.5 years
Anna6085.5 years
Grace4885.2 years
Donald4774.4 years
Helen4681.7 years
Harold4478.0 years
Most common last names in Grundy County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4980.3 years
Petersen3880.0 years
Smith3684.1 years
Meyer3381.8 years
Meester2878.3 years
Harms2778.4 years
Anderson2581.0 years
Nederhoff2580.7 years
Peters2480.2 years
Koch2378.3 years
Businesses in Grundy County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Grundy County on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"