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Audubon County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Audubon County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Seat Audubon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

444 sq mi (1,149 km²)
443 sq mi (1,148 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²), 0.10%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,830
15/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded 1851
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.auduboncounty.com

Audubon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,830. Its county seat is Audubon.[1] The county was named after John James Audubon, the noted naturalist and artist.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 444 square miles (1,149 km²), of which 443 square miles (1,148 km²) is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) (0.10%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Audubon County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County. It was named after John James Audubon.

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Audubon County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 13,626
1910 12,671 −7.0%
1920 12,520 −1.2%
1930 12,264 −2.0%
1940 11,790 −3.9%
1950 11,579 −1.8%
1960 10,919 −5.7%
1970 9,595 −12.1%
1980 8,559 −10.8%
1990 7,334 −14.3%
2000 6,830 −6.9%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,830 people, 2,773 households, and 1,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 2,995 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.17% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,773 households out of which 30.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 5.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,215, and the median income for a family was $37,288. Males had a median income of $28,090 versus $17,528 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,489. About 6.70% of families and 7.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.20% of those under age 18 and 7.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Townships

Audubon County is divided into twelve townships:

References

External links

Coordinates: 41°41′05″N 94°54′29″W / 41.68472°N 94.90806°W / 41.68472; -94.90806


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Audubon County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Audubon County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1851
Seat Audubon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.10%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6830
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.auduboncounty.com

Audubon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,830. Its county seat is Audubon.6 The county was named after John James Audubon, the noted naturalist and artist.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,149 km² (444 sq mi). 1,148 km² (443 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.10%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Audubon County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,830 people, 2,773 households, and 1,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (15/sq mi). There were 2,995 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.17% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,773 households out of which 30.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 5.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,215, and the median income for a family was $37,288. Males had a median income of $28,090 versus $17,528 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,489. About 6.70% of families and 7.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.20% of those under age 18 and 7.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External Links

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 41°41′05″N, 94°54′29″WLatitude: 41°41′5″N
Longitude: 94°54′29″W


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