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

715 sq mi (1,852 km²)
714 sq mi (1,850 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.09%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,942
24/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded 1837
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Crawford courthouse denison iowa.jpg
Website www.crawfordcounty.org

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The county was named for William Harris Crawford, U.S. senator from Georgia and secretary of the treasury. As of 2000, the population was 16,942. Its county seat is Denison.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 715 square miles (1,852 km²), of which 714 square miles (1,850 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.09%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Crawford County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 21,685
1910 20,041 −7.6%
1920 20,614 2.9%
1930 21,028 2.0%
1940 20,538 −2.3%
1950 19,741 −3.9%
1960 18,569 −5.9%
1970 18,780 1.1%
1980 18,935 0.8%
1990 16,775 −11.4%
2000 16,942 1.0%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,942 people, 6,441 households, and 4,489 families residing in the county. The population density was 24 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,958 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.10% White, 0.76% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.59% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 8.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,441 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,922, and the median income for a family was $40,231. Males had a median income of $28,696 versus $19,798 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,851. About 6.90% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 5.60% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Cities

Townships

Crawford County is divided into these townships:

References

Coordinates: 42°02′14″N 95°22′43″W / 42.03722°N 95.37861°W / 42.03722; -95.37861


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Crawford County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Crawford County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1837
Seat Denison
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.09%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16942
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.crawfordcounty.org

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The county was named for William Harris Crawford, U.S. senator from Georgia and secretary of the treasury. As of 2000, the population is 16,942. Its county seat is Denison.6

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,852 km² (715 sq mi). 1,850 km² (714 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.09%) is water.

Major Highways

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Crawford County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,942 people, 6,441 households, and 4,489 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (24/sq mi). There were 6,958 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.10% White, 0.76% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.59% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 8.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,441 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,922, and the median income for a family was $40,231. Males had a median income of $28,696 versus $19,798 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,851. About 6.90% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 5.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°02′14″N, 95°22′43″WLatitude: 42°2′14″N
Longitude: 95°22′43″W


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