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

535 sq mi (1,387 km²)
535 sq mi (1,385 km²)
<1 sq mi (1 km²), 0.10%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,976
32/sq mi (12/km²)
Founded February 24, 1847
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.page.ia.us

Page County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is named in honor of Captain John Page of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto. As of 2000, the population was 16,976. Its county seat is Clarinda.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 535 square miles (1,387 km²), of which 535 square miles (1,385 km²) is land and 1 square mile (1 km²) (0.10%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Page County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 24,187
1910 24,002 −0.8%
1920 24,137 0.6%
1930 25,904 7.3%
1940 24,887 −3.9%
1950 23,921 −3.9%
1960 21,023 −12.1%
1970 18,507 −12.0%
1980 19,063 3.0%
1990 16,870 −11.5%
2000 16,976 0.6%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,976 people, 6,708 households, and 4,460 families residing in the county. The population density was 32 people per square mile (12/km²). There were 7,302 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.11% White, 1.66% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,708 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.50% were non-families. 29.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,466, and the median income for a family was $42,446. Males had a median income of $32,549 versus $21,526 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,670. About 8.10% of families and 12.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

Coordinates: 40°44′17″N 95°08′53″W / 40.73806°N 95.14806°W / 40.73806; -95.14806

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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Page County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Page 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 Clarinda
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.10%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16976
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Page County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is named in honor of Captain John Page of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto. As of 2000, the population is 16,976. Its county seat is Clarinda.6

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,387 km² (535 sq mi). 1,385 km² (535 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.10%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Page County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,976 people, 6,708 households, and 4,460 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (32/sq mi). There were 7,302 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.11% White, 1.66% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,708 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.50% were non-families. 29.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,466, and the median income for a family was $42,446. Males had a median income of $32,549 versus $21,526 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,670. About 8.10% of families and 12.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also


CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 40°44′17″N, 95°08′53″WLatitude: 40°44′17″N
Longitude: 95°8′53″W


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