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

434 sq mi (1,124 km²)
433 sq mi (1,123 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.16%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,016
18/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded 1843
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 8,016. Its county seat is Albia.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 434 square miles (1,124 km²), of which 433 square miles (1,123 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.16%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Monroe County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,985
1910 25,429 41.4%
1920 23,467 −7.7%
1930 15,010 −36.0%
1940 14,553 −3.0%
1950 11,814 −18.8%
1960 10,463 −11.4%
1970 9,357 −10.6%
1980 9,209 −1.6%
1990 8,114 −11.9%
2000 8,016 −1.2%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,016 people, 3,228 households, and 2,211 families residing in the county. The population density was 18 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 3,588 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.40% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,228 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,877, and the median income for a family was $41,611. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $21,401 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,155. About 5.60% of families and 9.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.20% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Monroe County Courthouse

References

  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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 41°01′42″N 92°52′12″W / 41.02833°N 92.87°W / 41.02833; -92.87


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Monroe County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Monroe 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 Albia
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.16%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8016
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 8,016. Its county seat is Albia.6

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,124 km² (434 sq mi). 1,123 km² (433 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.16%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Monroe County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,016 people, 3,228 households, and 2,211 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (18/sq mi). There were 3,588 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.40% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,228 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,877, and the median income for a family was $41,611. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $21,401 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,155. About 5.60% of families and 9.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.20% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Monroe County Courthouse

External links

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 41°01′42″N, 92°52′12″WLatitude: 41°1′42″N
Longitude: 92°52′12″W


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