List of Iowa Counties by Population
County
Population
Wright
14,334
Worth 7,909
Woodbury 103,877
Winneshiek 21,310
Winnebago 11,723
Webster 40,235
Wayne 6,730
Washington 20,670
Warren 40,671
Wapello 36,051
Van Buren 7,809
Union 12,309
Taylor 6,958
Tama 18,103
Story 79,981
Sioux 31,589
Shelby 13,173
Scott 158,668
Sac 11,529
Ringgold 5469
Poweshiek 18,815
Pottawattamie 87,704
Polk 374,601
Pocahontas 8,662
Plymouth 24,849
Palo Alto 10,147
Page 16,976
Osceola 7,003
O'Brien 15,102
Muscatine 41,722
Montgomery 11,771
Monroe 8,016
Monona 10,020
Mitchell 10,874
Mills 14,547
Marshall 39,311
Marion 32,052
Mahaska 22,335
Madison 14,019
Lyon 11,763
Lucas 9,422
Louisa 12,183
Linn 191,701
Lee 38,052
Kossuth 17,163
Keokuk 11,400
Jones 20,221
Johnson 111,006
Jefferson 16,181
Jasper 37,213
Jackson 20,296
Iowa 15,671
Ida 7,837
Humboldt 10,381
Howard 9,932
Henry 20,336
Harrison 15,666
Hardin 18,812
Hancock 12,100
Hamilton 16,438
Guthrie 11,353
Grundy 12,369
Greene 10,366
Fremont 8,010
Franklin 10,704
Floyd 16,900
Fayette 22,008
Emmet 11,027
Dubuque 89,143
Dickinson 16,424
Des Moines 42,351
Delaware 18,404
Decatur 8,689
Davas 8,541
Dallas 40,750
Crawford 16,942
Clinton 50,149
Clayton 18,678
Clay 17,372
Clarke 9,133
Chickasaw 13,095
Cherokee 13,035
Cerro Gordo 46,447
Cedar 18,187
Cass 14,684
Carroll 21,421
Calhoun 11,115
Butler 15,305
Buena Vista 20,411
Buchanan 21,093
Bremer 23,325
Boone 26,224
Black Hawk 128,012
Benton 25,308
Audubon 6,830
Appanoose 13,721
Allamakee 14,675
Adams 4,482
Adair 8,243
People QuickFacts Iowa USA
Population, 2006 estimate 2,982,085 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 1.9% 6.4%
Population, 2000 2,926,324 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.4% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 23.8% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 14.6% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.6% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 94.6% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 2.5% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.4% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.6% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) Z 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.0% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 3.8% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 91.0% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 56.9% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 3.1% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 5.8% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 86.1% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 21.2% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 446,665 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 18.5 25.5
Housing units, 2006 1,320,331 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 72.3% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 18.4% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $82,500 $119,600
Households, 2000 1,149,276 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.46 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $42,865 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,674 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 10.5% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Iowa USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 82,0871 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 1,261,1081 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 -0.3%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 192,917 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 236,515 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.3% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.0% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 65,042,043 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 33,546,948 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 31,195,012 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,629 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 3,698,955 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 13,357 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 19,217,8991 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Iowa USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 55,869.36 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 52.4 79.6
FIPS Code 19

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