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

425 sq mi (1,100 km²)
424 sq mi (1,098 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.22%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,771
28/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.montgomerycountyiowa.com

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 11,771. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Its county seat is Red Oak.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 425 square miles (1,100 km²), of which 424 square miles (1,098 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.22%) is water.

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Web Site

The URL for the official Montgomery County, Iowa government web site is http://www.montgomerycountyiowa.com/

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Montgomery County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,803
1910 16,604 −6.7%
1920 17,048 2.7%
1930 16,752 −1.7%
1940 15,697 −6.3%
1950 15,685 −0.1%
1960 14,467 −7.8%
1970 12,781 −11.7%
1980 13,413 4.9%
1990 12,076 −10.0%
2000 11,771 −2.5%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,771 people, 4,886 households, and 3,258 families residing in the county. The population density was 28 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 5,399 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,886 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.30% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,214, and the median income for a family was $40,129. Males had a median income of $28,531 versus $20,835 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,373. About 6.50% of families and 9.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.30% of those under age 18 and 6.00% of those age 65 or over.

Montgomery County Courthouse, Henry C. Koch, architect, 1891

Cities and towns

Unincorporated community

Coordinates: 41°01′45″N 95°09′05″W / 41.02917°N 95.15139°W / 41.02917; -95.15139

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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Montgomery County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Montgomery 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 Red Oak
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.22%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11771
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 11,771. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Its county seat is Red Oak.6

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,100 km² (425 sq mi). 1,098 km² (424 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.22%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Montgomery County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,771 people, 4,886 households, and 3,258 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 5,399 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,886 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.30% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,214, and the median income for a family was $40,129. Males had a median income of $28,531 versus $20,835 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,373. About 6.50% of families and 9.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.30% of those under age 18 and 6.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated community

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 41°01′45″N, 95°09′05″WLatitude: 41°1′45″N
Longitude: 95°9′5″W


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