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

699 sq mi (1,810 km²)
693 sq mi (1,795 km²)
6 sq mi (15 km²), 0.82%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,020
14/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Monona County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 10,020. Its county seat is Onawa[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 699 square miles (1,810 km²), of which 693 square miles (1,795 km²) is land and 6 square miles (15 km²) (0.82%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Monona County was formed in 1851. It was perhaps named for the Indian word meaning "beautiful valley."[2]

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Monona County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,980
1910 16,633 −7.5%
1920 17,125 3.0%
1930 18,213 6.4%
1940 18,238 0.1%
1950 16,303 −10.6%
1960 13,916 −14.6%
1970 12,069 −13.3%
1980 11,692 −3.1%
1990 10,034 −14.2%
2000 10,020 −0.1%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,020 people, 4,211 households, and 2,737 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 4,660 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.34% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,211 households out of which 26.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.00% were non-families. 31.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 23.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,235, and the median income for a family was $41,172. Males had a median income of $27,349 versus $19,607 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,477. About 6.60% of families and 9.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% 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. ^ Monona County
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 42°02′50″N 95°58′07″W / 42.04722°N 95.96861°W / 42.04722; -95.96861


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Monona County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Monona 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 Onawa
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.82%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10020
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Monona County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 10,020. Its county seat is Onawa6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,810 km² (699 sq mi). 1,795 km² (693 sq mi) of it is land and 15 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.82%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Monona County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,020 people, 4,211 households, and 2,737 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (14/sq mi). There were 4,660 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.34% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,211 households out of which 26.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.00% were non-families. 31.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 23.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,235, and the median income for a family was $41,172. Males had a median income of $27,349 versus $19,607 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,477. About 6.60% of families and 9.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°02′50″N, 95°58′07″WLatitude: 42°2′50″N
Longitude: 95°58′7″W


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