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

573 sq mi (1,484 km²)
572 sq mi (1,482 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.12%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

39,311
69/sq mi (27/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.marshall.ia.us

Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 39,311. Its county seat is Marshalltown.[1] The center of population of Iowa is located in Marshall County in the city of Marshalltown [1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 573 square miles (1,484 km²), of which 572 square miles (1,482 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.12%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Marshall County was formed on January 13, 1846. It was named after John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.[2]

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Marshall County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 29,991
1910 30,279 1.0%
1920 32,630 7.8%
1930 33,727 3.4%
1940 35,406 5.0%
1950 35,611 0.6%
1960 37,984 6.7%
1970 41,076 8.1%
1980 41,652 1.4%
1990 38,276 −8.1%
2000 39,311 2.7%
Est. 2006 39,555 0.6%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 39,311 people, 15,338 households, and 10,460 families residing in the county. The population density was 69 people per square mile (27/km²). There were 16,324 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.44% White, 0.93% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.03% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 8.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,338 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,268, and the median income for a family was $46,627. Males had a median income of $33,809 versus $24,063 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,176. About 7.10% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.30% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

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. ^ Courthouse History—Marshall County, Iowa
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 42°02′03″N 93°00′04″W / 42.03417°N 93.00111°W / 42.03417; -93.00111


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Marshall County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Marshall County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Marshalltown
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

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

39311
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.marshall.ia.us

Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 39,311. Its county seat is Marshalltown.6 The center of population of Iowa is located in Marshall County, in the city of Marshalltown [1].

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,484 km² (573 sq mi). 1,482 km² (572 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.12%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Marshall County.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 39,311 people, 15,338 households, and 10,460 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (69/sq mi). There were 16,324 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.44% White, 0.93% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.03% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 8.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,338 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,268, and the median income for a family was $46,627. Males had a median income of $33,809 versus $24,063 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,176. About 7.10% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.30% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°02′03″N, 93°00′04″WLatitude: 42°2′3″N
Longitude: 93°0′4″W


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