Fremont County, Iowa Article

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Fremont County, Iowa
FREMONT COUNTY COURTHOUSE.jpg
Fremont County Courthouse
Map of Iowa highlighting Fremont County
Location in the U.S. state of Iowa
Map of the United States highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Founded1847
Named for John C. Fremont
Seat Sidney
Largest city Hamburg
Area
 • Total517 sq mi (1,339 km2)
 • Land511 sq mi (1,323 km2)
 • Water5.5 sq mi (14 km2), 1.1%
Population
 • ( 2010)7,441
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/ −5
Website www.co.fremont.ia.us

Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,441. [1] The county seat is Sidney. [2] The county was formed in 1847 and named for the military officer John C. Fremont. [3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 517 square miles (1,340 km2), of which 511 square miles (1,320 km2) is land and 5.5 square miles (14 km2) (1.1%) is water. [4]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18501,244
18605,074307.9%
187011,174120.2%
188017,65258.0%
189016,842−4.6%
190018,54610.1%
191015,623−15.8%
192015,447−1.1%
193015,5330.6%
194014,645−5.7%
195012,323−15.9%
196010,282−16.6%
19709,282−9.7%
19809,4011.3%
19908,226−12.5%
20008,010−2.6%
20107,441−7.1%
Est. 20166,950 [5]−6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census [6]
1790-1960 [7] 1900-1990 [8]
1990-2000 [9] 2010-2013 [1]

2010 census

The 2010 census recorded a population of 7,441 in the county, with a population density of 14.5599/sq mi (5.6216/km2). There were 3,431 housing units, of which 3,064 were occupied. [10]

2000 census

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Fremont County

As of the census [11] of 2000, there were 8,010 people, 3,199 households, and 2,242 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,514 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.01% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.96% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 2.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,199 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,345, and the median income for a family was $46,547. Males had a median income of $30,822 versus $23,003 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,081. About 6.50% of families and 9.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.40% of those under age 18 and 10.70% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Census-designated places

Other unincorporated places

Townships

Fremont County is divided into thirteen townships:

Population ranking

The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Fremont County. [12]

county seat

Rank City, town, etc. Municipal type Population (2010 Census)

1 Shenandoah (partially in Page County) City 5,150
2 Hamburg City 1,187
3 Sidney City 1,138
4 Tabor (partially in Mills County) City 1,040
5 Farragut City 485
6 Riverton City 304
7 Thurman City 229
8 Randolph City 168
9 Percival CDP 87
10 Imogene City 72
11 Anderson CDP 65
12 Bartlett CDP 50

Politics

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential elections results [13]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 67.0% 2,407 26.8% 963 6.3% 225
2012 53.8% 1,972 44.6% 1,637 1.6% 59
2008 51.1% 1,989 47.4% 1,848 1.5% 59
2004 60.4% 2,362 38.6% 1,510 1.0% 39
2000 57.2% 2,069 40.4% 1,459 2.4% 88
1996 44.2% 1,576 41.6% 1,481 14.2% 505
1992 37.3% 1,459 36.4% 1,422 26.3% 1,030
1988 55.2% 1,946 43.9% 1,547 1.0% 34
1984 64.8% 2,686 34.4% 1,426 0.8% 35
1980 65.2% 2,693 29.1% 1,203 5.7% 235
1976 51.8% 2,163 47.0% 1,964 1.2% 49
1972 67.6% 2,642 31.0% 1,210 1.4% 55
1968 55.9% 2,385 34.8% 1,484 9.4% 401
1964 42.9% 2,044 56.8% 2,703 0.3% 14
1960 56.7% 3,027 43.2% 2,307 0.0% 2
1956 58.8% 3,241 40.9% 2,254 0.3% 16
1952 64.5% 3,802 35.4% 2,085 0.1% 7
1948 50.2% 2,698 49.0% 2,637 0.8% 43
1944 53.0% 3,113 46.7% 2,747 0.3% 17
1940 49.3% 3,825 50.4% 3,914 0.3% 25
1936 43.2% 3,291 56.5% 4,301 0.3% 25
1932 33.5% 2,339 65.6% 4,585 0.9% 65
1928 55.7% 3,597 43.7% 2,822 0.6% 38
1924 53.2% 3,313 40.6% 2,525 6.2% 385
1920 59.3% 3,776 39.7% 2,524 1.0% 64
1916 44.4% 1,732 53.4% 2,085 2.2% 86
1912 26.3% 973 47.6% 1,762 26.1% 964
1908 48.6% 1,949 49.4% 1,979 2.0% 80
1904 56.9% 2,227 38.6% 1,511 4.4% 173
1900 46.6% 2,170 51.5% 2,399 1.9% 89
1896 40.2% 1,948 59.0% 2,857 0.8% 40

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 132.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  8. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  10. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-21. Retrieved February 10, 2013.
  13. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2018-04-26.

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FREMONT COUNTY IOWA Latitude and Longitude:

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