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Muscatine County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 43,101 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 41,722 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,915
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,343
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,946
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,154 (it was 3,901 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 439 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Muscatine County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Muscatine County, IA (2019)
    • 32,84475.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,05018.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1732.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6841.6%Two or more races
    • 3740.9%Asian alone
    • 930.2%Some other race alone
    • 910.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 21,484  (49.8%)
Females: 21,617  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Muscatine County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,581 ($41,803 in 1999)
This county:

$59,581
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $660 (lower quartile is $502, upper quartile is $815)
This county:

$660
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,301 (it was $82,200 in 2000)
Muscatine:

$140,301
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,593 - $209,496

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $178,376
Here:

$178,376
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,419
Here:

$191,419
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $180,506
Here:

$180,506
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,749
Here:

$172,749
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,006
Here:

$135,006
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $48,219
Here:

$48,219
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,221
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $531

Institutionalized population: 444

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 72
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 105 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 1998: 111 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1999: 93 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2000: 111 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2001: 100 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 126 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2004: 131 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 136 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2019: 36 buildings, average cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Muscatine, IA residents
Average permit cost in Muscatine, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,374 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,309 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Muscatine, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Muscatine, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Muscatine, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.4%
Muscatine County:

9.4%
Iowa:

11.2%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 31.7 years old, American Indian residents: 74.7 years old, Asian residents: 32.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 31.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Muscatine County is $470 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: Muscatine, West Liberty, Wilton, Fruitland, Conesville, Nichols, Atalissa, Stockton.

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

2018 air pollution in Muscatine County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Elko County, Nevada , Del Norte County, California , Bradford County, Pennsylvania , Lassen County, California , Lycoming County, Pennsylvania , Knox County, Illinois , Marshall County, Indiana , Pulaski County, Indiana , Putnam County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 1,688
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,960 (56.0% naturalized citizens)

Muscatine County:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5542010 or later
  • 6482000 to 2009
  • 7521990 to 1999
  • 7751980 to 1989
  • 4571970 to 1979
  • 314Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.5%

Muscatine County marital status for males Muscatine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,578
  • One, attached: 417
  • Two: 454
  • 3 or 4: 586
  • 5 to 9: 826
  • 10 to 19: 738
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 415
  • Mobile homes: 1,199

Housing units in Muscatine County with a mortgage: 7,059 (176 second mortgage, 483 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,301

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Muscatine County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,54230
Catholic6,1204
Evangelical Protestant3,26228
Other6793
None25,142-
Muscatine 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: 9
Muscatine County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Muscatine County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Muscatine County:

7.1%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Muscatine County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Muscatine County:

Average size of farms: 282 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,416
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $289.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.68%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,907
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $87,967
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.46%
Corn for grain: 89231 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 135 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 76014 harvested acres
Vegetables: 365 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Earthquake activity:

Muscatine County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 143% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from Muscatine 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 249.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 269.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from Muscatine County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 269.0 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, Incident Period: August 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4557, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, 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, 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1420: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1420, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Muscatine County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Muscatine

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,548 (86.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,655 (7.0%)
  • Bus: 107 (0.5%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 69 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 310 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 852 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (11%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Liberia (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Muscatine County


  • German (22%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 423 people in nursing homes
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 98 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 332 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,103.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.42% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($27,867 average AGI)
1.80% relocated from other states ($15,286 average AGI)
Muscatine County:

1.80%
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 Scott County, IA  0.77% ($44,985 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IA  0.55% ($40,884)
from Louisa County, IA  0.55% ($34,495)
from Cedar County, IA  0.44% ($42,182)
from Rock Island County, IL  0.24% ($43,357)
from Linn County, IA  0.18% ($38,935)
from Polk County, IA  0.12% ($64,619)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.57% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($24,371 average AGI)
2.41% relocated to other states ($19,087 average AGI)
Muscatine County:

2.41%
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 Scott County, IA  0.80% ($35,400 average AGI)
to Johnson County, IA  0.69% ($37,467)
to Cedar County, IA  0.45% ($47,608)
to Louisa County, IA  0.42% ($36,757)
to Linn County, IA  0.27% ($48,191)
to Rock Island County, IL  0.18% ($50,688)
to Polk County, IA  0.17% ($33,552)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Muscatine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Muscatine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Muscatine County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Muscatine County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,576 (5,566 aged, 1,010 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 650 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Muscatine County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (484)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (431)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (399)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (385)
  • Unspecified dementia (384)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (361)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (237)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (115)
  • Unspecified mental disorder due to brain damage and dysfunction and to physical disease (112)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (96)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,052
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 155
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,826

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,457
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,071
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.7
  • Other - 41.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,101
  • Male householders: 8,569 (2,280 living alone), Female householders: 8,377 (2,305 living alone)
  • 8,587 spouses (8,570 opposite-sex spouses), 1,372 unmarried partners, (1,356 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,391 children (11,581 natural, 318 adopted, 466 stepchildren), 916 grandchildren, 363 brothers or sisters, 635 parents, 29 foster children, 357 other relatives, 949 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 642

Size of family households: 5,553 2-persons, 2,404 3-persons, 1,724 4-persons, 1,044 5-persons, 383 6-persons, 156 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,603 1-person, 984 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 10 5-persons.

6,458 married couples with children.
2,897 single-parent households (836 men, 2,061 women).

86.1% of residents of Muscatine speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $211,783,000 ($4,976 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $21,361,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $93,083,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,741,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,379,000
Federal grants: $26,605,000
Federal procurement contracts: $36,616,000 ($19,651,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,359,000 ($136,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,551,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $29,149,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,349,000

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

Births: 3,244
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,015
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +415
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -563
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Muscatine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 26.76 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • 1542014 or later
  • 2322010 to 2013
  • 1,6102000 to 2009
  • 1,9201990 to 1999
  • 1,4651980 to 1989
  • 2,8091970 to 1979
  • 1,6301960 to 1969
  • 1,6791950 to 1959
  • 9291940 to 1949
  • 5,7121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2223 rooms
  • 1,3914 rooms
  • 2,1405 rooms
  • 3,2516 rooms
  • 1,5087 rooms
  • 1,4658 rooms
  • 2,3679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • 1391 room
  • 1462 rooms
  • 8723 rooms
  • 1,3024 rooms
  • 1,0475 rooms
  • 5176 rooms
  • 1987 rooms
  • 1378 rooms
  • 1999+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4221 bedroom
  • 2,7552 bedrooms
  • 6,3043 bedrooms
  • 2,0574 bedrooms
  • 8115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muscatine County, Iowa
  • 163no bedroom
  • 9631 bedroom
  • 2,0642 bedrooms
  • 1,0283 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Muscatine County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Muscatine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muscatine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 362no vehicle
  • 2,3771 vehicle
  • 5,2462 vehicles
  • 2,6203 vehicles
  • 1,3024 vehicles
  • 4575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Muscatine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muscatine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 655no vehicle
  • 2,3661 vehicle
  • 1,1462 vehicles
  • 2943 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles

93.1% of Muscatine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Iowa.

Muscatine County:

93.1%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 30,163
  • Other state: 9,354
  • Northeast: 411
  • Midwest: 5,343
  • South: 2,099
  • West: 1,499
Year householders moved into unit in Muscatine County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Muscatine County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.8%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

9.6%

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

0.9%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 131
Here:

10.4%
Iowa:

23.0%

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

Muscatine County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000
  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    General Public Buildings: $591,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,163,000
    Regular Highways: $4,940,000
    Police Protection: $3,766,000
    Health - Other: $1,874,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    General - Other: $1,295,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $660,000
    General Public Buildings: $638,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $143,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,287,000
    Highways: $612,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,341,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,665,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $921,000
    Interest Earnings: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,001,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,258,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,502,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,669,000
    Other: $193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,850,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $423,000
    Other License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,201,000

Muscatine County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000
  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    General Public Buildings: $591,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,163,000
    Regular Highways: $4,940,000
    Police Protection: $3,766,000
    Health - Other: $1,874,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    General - Other: $1,295,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $660,000
    General Public Buildings: $638,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $143,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,287,000
    Highways: $612,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,341,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,665,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $921,000
    Interest Earnings: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,001,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,258,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,502,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,669,000
    Other: $193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,850,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $423,000
    Other License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,201,000

Muscatine County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000
  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    General Public Buildings: $591,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,163,000
    Regular Highways: $4,940,000
    Police Protection: $3,766,000
    Health - Other: $1,874,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    General - Other: $1,295,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $660,000
    General Public Buildings: $638,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $143,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,287,000
    Highways: $612,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,341,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,665,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $921,000
    Interest Earnings: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,001,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,258,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,502,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,669,000
    Other: $193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,850,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $423,000
    Other License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,201,000

Muscatine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000
  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,797,000
    General Public Buildings: $591,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,163,000
    Regular Highways: $4,940,000
    Police Protection: $3,766,000
    Health - Other: $1,874,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    General - Other: $1,295,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $660,000
    General Public Buildings: $638,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $143,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,287,000
    Highways: $612,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $144,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,341,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,445,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,665,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $921,000
    Interest Earnings: $291,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,001,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,258,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,502,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,669,000
    Other: $193,000
    Health and Hospitals: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,850,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $423,000
    Other License: $105,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,201,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 632
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 584
  • Number of recipients under 18: 98
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 431
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 103
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 224
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 279
Most common first names in Muscatine County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26877.3 years
Robert23873.1 years
William22677.7 years
Mary21778.9 years
George17980.1 years
Charles16178.1 years
Helen15482.3 years
Harold14576.4 years
Dorothy14378.6 years
James13471.3 years
Most common last names in Muscatine County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10479.3 years
Miller9976.6 years
Brown7277.1 years
Martin6375.5 years
Johnson5175.9 years
Phillips4275.5 years
Schmidt4278.9 years
Carter3875.5 years
Jones3777.2 years
Fuller3578.8 years
Businesses in Muscatine County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Marriott1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike2
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Clarion1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
Curves1Sears1
DHL1Subway4
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1Toyota1
FedEx3U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular3
Goodwill1UPS3
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1

Muscatine County on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"