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

432 sq mi (1,119 km²)
432 sq mi (1,118 km²)
<1 sq mi (1 km²), 0.12%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,837
18/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded 1851
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Ida County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 7,837. Its county seat is Ida Grove.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 432 square miles (1,119 km²), of which 432 square miles (1,118 km²) is land and 1 square mile (1 km²) (0.12%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Ida County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was probably named after Ida Smith, the first child of European immigrants to be born in this region.

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Ida County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 12,327
1910 11,296 −8.4%
1920 11,689 3.5%
1930 11,933 2.1%
1940 11,047 −7.4%
1950 10,697 −3.2%
1960 10,269 −4.0%
1970 9,190 −10.5%
1980 8,908 −3.1%
1990 8,365 −6.1%
2000 7,837 −6.3%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,837 people, 3,213 households, and 2,184 families residing in the county. The population density was 18 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 3,506 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.02% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,213 households out of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 5.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 29.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 21.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,805, and the median income for a family was $43,179. Males had a median income of $29,002 versus $19,417 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,675. About 5.70% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.10% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

Coordinates: 42°23′12″N 95°30′52″W / 42.38667°N 95.51444°W / 42.38667; -95.51444


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

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.12%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7837
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Ida County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 7,837. Its county seat is Ida Grove.6

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,119 km² (432 sq mi). 1,118 km² (432 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.12%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Ida County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,837 people, 3,213 households, and 2,184 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (18/sq mi). There were 3,506 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.02% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,213 households out of which 29.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 5.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 29.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 21.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,805, and the median income for a family was $43,179. Males had a median income of $29,002 versus $19,417 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,675. About 5.70% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.10% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°23′12″N, 95°30′52″WLatitude: 42°23′12″N
Longitude: 95°30′52″W


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