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

440 sq mi (1,139 km²)
438 sq mi (1,134 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.39%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

23,325
53/sq mi (21/km²)
Founded 1851
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.bremer.ia.us

Bremer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named for Fredrika Bremer, a Swedish traveler, poet, and author. As of 2000, the population was 23,325. Its county seat is Waverly[1], and it is one of the three counties that make up the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 440 square miles (1,139 km²), of which 438 square miles (1,134 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.39%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Bremer County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 16,305
1910 15,843 −2.8%
1920 16,728 5.6%
1930 17,046 1.9%
1940 17,932 5.2%
1950 18,884 5.3%
1960 21,108 11.8%
1970 22,737 7.7%
1980 24,820 9.2%
1990 22,813 −8.1%
2000 23,325 2.2%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 23,325 people, 8,860 households, and 6,326 families residing in the county. The population density was 53 people per square mile (21/km²). There were 9,337 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.22% White, 0.48% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,860 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.50% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,826, and the median income for a family was $50,299. Males had a median income of $34,212 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,199. About 2.90% of families and 5.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.20% of those under age 18 and 5.80% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Cities

Townships

Bremer County is divided into fourteen townships:

Other communities

  • Siegel
  • Waverly Junction
  • Stinktion

References

External links

Coordinates: 42°46′27″N 92°19′01″W / 42.77417°N 92.31694°W / 42.77417; -92.31694


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

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.39%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

23325
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.bremer.ia.us

Bremer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named for Frederika Bremer, a Swedish traveler, poet, and author and it has been said that it is the only county in Iowa whose name honors a person eminent in literature, although Iowa has a Jefferson County and a Franklin county--both named for men who have some distinction as authors. As of 2000, the population was 23,325. Its county seat is Waverly6, and it is one of the three counties that make up the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,139 km² (440 sq mi). 1,134 km² (438 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.39%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Bremer County.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 23,325 people, 8,860 households, and 6,326 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (53/sq mi). There were 9,337 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.22% White, 0.48% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,860 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.50% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,826, and the median income for a family was $50,299. Males had a median income of $34,212 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,199. About 2.90% of families and 5.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.20% of those under age 18 and 5.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links

References

  1. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/bulletins/fy2006/b06-01.pdf|title=Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses|accessdate=2006-07-21|author=United States Office of Management and Budget

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°46′27″N, 92°19′01″WLatitude: 42°46′27″N
Longitude: 92°19′1″W


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