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

573 sq mi (1,485 km²)
572 sq mi (1,481 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.27%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40,671
71/sq mi (27/km²)
Founded 1846
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.warren.ia.us

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 40,671. Its county seat is Indianola,[1] and it is one of the five counties that make up the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 573 square miles (1,485 km²), of which 572 square miles (1,481 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.27%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Warren County was formed in 1846. It was named for General Joseph Warren, a hero in the American Revolutionary War.[3]

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Warren County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 20,376
1910 18,194 −10.7%
1920 18,047 −0.8%
1930 17,700 −1.9%
1940 17,695 0%
1950 17,758 0.4%
1960 20,829 17.3%
1970 27,432 31.7%
1980 34,878 27.1%
1990 36,033 3.3%
2000 40,671 12.9%
Est. 2006 43,926 8.0%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 40,671 people, 14,708 households, and 11,207 families residing in the county. The population density was 71 people per square mile (27/km²). There were 15,289 housing units at an average density of 27 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.08% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,708 households out of which 37.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.50% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% were non-families. 19.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $50,349, and the median income for a family was $56,344. Males had a median income of $36,983 versus $26,768 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,558. About 3.70% of families and 5.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 5.20% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Unincorporated communities

References

Coordinates: 41°20′N 93°34′W / 41.33°N 93.56°W / 41.33; -93.56


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Warren County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Warren 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 Indianola
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.27%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40671
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.warren.ia.us

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 40,671. Its county seat is Indianola,6 and it is one of the five counties that make up the Des Moines-West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,485 km² (573 sq mi). 1,481 km² (572 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.27%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Warren County.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 40,671 people, 14,708 households, and 11,207 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (71/sq mi). There were 15,289 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (27/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.08% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,708 households out of which 37.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.50% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% were non-families. 19.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $50,349, and the median income for a family was $56,344. Males had a median income of $36,983 versus $26,768 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,558. About 3.70% of families and 5.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 5.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ {{subst:#ifexist:United States Office of Management and Budget|[[United States Office of Management and Budget|]]|[[Wikipedia:United States Office of Management and Budget|]]}}. Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses (PDF) 5, 36.. Retrieved on 2006-07-21.

Coordinates: 41°20′N 93°34′W / 41.33, -93.56


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