Audubon County, Iowa

Infobox U.S. County
county = Audubon County
state = Iowa


seallink =


map size = 250
founded = 1851
seat = Audubon
largest city =
area_total_sq_mi = 444
area_total_km2 = 1149
area_land_sq_mi = 443
area_land_km2 = 1148
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 1
area percentage = 0.10%
census yr = 2000
pop = 6830
density_sq_mi = 15
density_km2 = 6
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset= -5
footnotes =
web = www.auduboncounty.com|

Audubon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the population was 6,830. Its county seat is Audubon.GR|6 The county was named after John James Audubon, the noted naturalist and artist.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 444 square miles (1,149 km²), of which, 443 square miles (1,148 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.

Major highways

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Adjacent counties

*Carroll County (north)
*Guthrie County (east)
*Cass County (south)
*Shelby County (west)

History

Audubon County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County. It was named after John James Audubon.

Demographics

USCensusPop
1900= 13626
1910= 12671
1920= 12520
1930= 12264
1940= 11790
1950= 11579
1960= 10919
1970= 9595
1980= 8559
1990= 7334
2000= 6830
footnote= [http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/ia190090.txt IA Counties 1900-1990]
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,830 people, 2,773 households, and 1,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 2,995 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.17% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,773 households out of which 30.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 5.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,215, and the median income for a family was $37,288. Males had a median income of $28,090 versus $17,528 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,489. About 6.70% of families and 7.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.20% of those under age 18 and 7.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Townships

Audubon County is divided into twelve townships:

External links

* [http://www.auduboncounty.com Audubon County]


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