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

505 sq mi (1,308 km²)
503 sq mi (1,303 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.33%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,541
17/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded 1843
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Davis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named in honor of Garrett Davis, a Congressman from Kentucky from March 4, 1839, till March 3, 1847, and later a US Senator from Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 8,541. Its county seat is Bloomfield.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 505 square miles (1,308 km²), of which 503 square miles (1,303 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.33%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Davis County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 15,620
1910 13,315 −14.8%
1920 12,574 −5.6%
1930 11,150 −11.3%
1940 11,136 −0.1%
1950 9,959 −10.6%
1960 9,199 −7.6%
1970 8,207 −10.8%
1980 9,104 10.9%
1990 8,312 −8.7%
2000 8,541 2.8%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,541 people, 3,207 households, and 2,286 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 3,530 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.35% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 10.4% of the population speak either German or Pennsylvania German at home.[1]

There were 3,207 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.70% were married couples living together, 5.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,864, and the median income for a family was $40,982. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $21,726 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,127. About 9.00% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Cities

Townships

Davis County is divided into these townships:

Other community

References

External links

Coordinates: 40°44′40″N 92°24′48″W / 40.74444°N 92.41333°W / 40.74444; -92.41333


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Davis County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Davis County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1843
Seat Bloomfield
Largest City Bloomfield
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.33%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8541
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Davis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named in honor of Garrett Davis, a Congressman from Kentucky from March 4, 1839 till March 3, 1847, and later a US Senator from Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 8,541. Its county seat is Bloomfield.6

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,308 km² (505 sq mi). 1,303 km² (503 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.33%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Davis County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,541 people, 3,207 households, and 2,286 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (17/sq mi). There were 3,530 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.35% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 10.4% of the population speak either German or Pennsylvania German at home.[1]

There were 3,207 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.70% were married couples living together, 5.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,864, and the median income for a family was $40,982. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $21,726 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,127. About 9.00% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 40°44′40″N, 92°24′48″WLatitude: 40°44′40″N
Longitude: 92°24′48″W


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