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

501 sq mi (1,298 km²)
501 sq mi (1,296 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.15%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,900
34/sq mi (13/km²)
Founded 1851
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.floydcoia.org

Floyd County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was established in 1854 and was named for Sgt. Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now Sioux City, Iowa, and who was the only member thereof to die on the Expedition. As of 2000, the population is 16,900. Its county seat is Charles City.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 501 square miles (1,298 km²), of which 501 square miles (1,296 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.15%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Floyd County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,754
1910 17,119 −3.6%
1920 18,860 10.2%
1930 19,524 3.5%
1940 20,169 3.3%
1950 21,505 6.6%
1960 21,102 −1.9%
1970 19,860 −5.9%
1980 19,597 −1.3%
1990 17,058 −13.0%
2000 16,900 −0.9%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,900 people, 6,828 households, and 4,711 families residing in the county. The population density was 34 people per square mile (13/km²). There were 7,317 housing units at an average density of 15 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.11% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,828 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% 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 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,237, and the median income for a family was $41,133. Males had a median income of $30,285 versus $20,867 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,091. About 6.50% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.00% of those under age 18 and 5.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Townships

Floyd County is divided into twelve townships:

References

Coordinates: 43°03′24″N 92°47′02″W / 43.05667°N 92.78389°W / 43.05667; -92.78389


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

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.15%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16900
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.floydcoia.org

Floyd County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was established in 1854 and was named for Sgt. Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now Sioux City, and who was the only member thereof to die on the Expedition. As of 2000, the population is 16,900. Its county seat is Charles City.6

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,298 km² (501 sq mi). 1,296 km² (501 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.15%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Floyd County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,900 people, 6,828 households, and 4,711 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (34/sq mi). There were 7,317 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.11% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,828 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% 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 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,237, and the median income for a family was $41,133. Males had a median income of $30,285 versus $20,867 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,091. About 6.50% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.00% of those under age 18 and 5.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 43°03′24″N, 92°47′02″WLatitude: 43°3′24″N
Longitude: 92°47′2″W


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