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

517 sq mi (1,338 km²)
511 sq mi (1,324 km²)
6 sq mi (15 km²), 1.10%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,010
16/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded 1847
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 8,010. Its county seat is Sidney.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 517 square miles (1,338 km²), of which 511 square miles (1,324 km²) is land and 6 square miles (15 km²) (1.10%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Fremont County was formed in 1847. It was named for the military officer John C. Fremont.[2]

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Fremont County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 18,546
1910 15,623 −15.8%
1920 15,447 −1.1%
1930 15,533 0.6%
1940 14,645 −5.7%
1950 12,323 −15.9%
1960 10,282 −16.6%
1970 9,282 −9.7%
1980 9,401 1.3%
1990 8,226 −12.5%
2000 8,010 −2.6%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 8,010 people, 3,199 households, and 2,242 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,514 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.01% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.96% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 2.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,199 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,345, and the median income for a family was $46,547. Males had a median income of $30,822 versus $23,003 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,081. About 6.50% of families and 9.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.40% of those under age 18 and 10.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated communities

  • Bartlett

Notes

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Fremont County
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 40°44′38″N 95°36′31″W / 40.74389°N 95.60861°W / 40.74389; -95.60861


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Fremont County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Fremont County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1847
Seat Sidney
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.10%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8010
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 8,010. Its county seat is Sidney.6

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,338 km² (517 sq mi). 1,324 km² (511 sq mi) of it is land and 15 km² (6 sq mi) of it (1.10%) is water.

Major Highways

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Fremont County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,010 people, 3,199 households, and 2,242 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (16/sq mi). There were 3,514 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.01% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.96% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 2.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,199 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,345, and the median income for a family was $46,547. Males had a median income of $30,822 versus $23,003 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,081. About 6.50% of families and 9.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.40% of those under age 18 and 10.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

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CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 40°44′38″N, 95°36′31″WLatitude: 40°44′38″N
Longitude: 95°36′31″W


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