Guthrie County, Iowa Article

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Guthrie County, Iowa
Guthrie County IA Courthouse.jpg
Map of Iowa highlighting Guthrie County
Location in the U.S. state of Iowa
Map of the United States highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Founded1851
Seat Guthrie Center
Largest cityGuthrie Center
Area
 • Total593 sq mi (1,536 km2)
 • Land591 sq mi (1,531 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6 km2), 0.4%
Population
 • ( 2010)10,954
 • Density19/sq mi (7/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/ −5
Website www.guthriecounty.org

Guthrie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,954. [1] The county seat is Guthrie Center. [2] The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, [3] who had died in the Mexican–American War.

Guthrie County is one of the five counties that make up the Des MoinesWest Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area. [4]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 593 square miles (1,540 km2), of which 591 square miles (1,530 km2) is land and 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) (0.4%) is water. [5]

Soils of Guthrie County

Example of native vegetation: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Whiterock_Conservancy_Neighborhood_New_Wiki_Version.JPG

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18603,058
18707,061130.9%
188014,394103.9%
189017,38020.7%
190018,7297.8%
191017,374−7.2%
192017,5961.3%
193017,324−1.5%
194017,210−0.7%
195015,197−11.7%
196013,607−10.5%
197012,243−10.0%
198011,983−2.1%
199010,935−8.7%
200011,3533.8%
201010,954−3.5%
Est. 201610,625 [6]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census [7]
1790-1960 [8] 1900-1990 [9]
1990-2000 [10] 2010-2013 [1]

2010 census

The 2010 census recorded a population of 10,954 in the county, with a population density of 18.5463/sq mi (7.1608/km2). There were 5,756 housing units, of which 4,544 were occupied. [11]

2000 census

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Guthrie County

As of the census [12] of 2000, there were 11,353 people, 4,641 households, and 3,248 families residing in the county. The population density was 19 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 5,467 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.61% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 1.06% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,641 households out of which 27.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.00% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 20.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,495, and the median income for a family was $43,601. Males had a median income of $31,018 versus $22,077 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,726. About 5.80% of families and 8.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.90% of those under age 18 and 8.10% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Townships

Census-designated places

Population ranking

The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Guthrie County. [13]

county seat

Rank City/Town/etc. Municipal type Population (2010 Census)

1 Stuart (partially in Adair County) City 1,648
2 Guthrie Center City 1,569
3 Lake Panorama CDP 1,309
4 Coon Rapids (mostly in Carroll County) City 1,305
5 Panora City 1,124
6 Adair (mostly in Adair County) City 781
7 Bayard City 471
8 Casey (partially in Adair County) City 426
9 Diamondhead Lake CDP 366
10 Menlo City 353
11 Bagley City 303
12 Yale City 246
13 Jamaica City 224

Politics

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results [14]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 63.1% 3,628 30.1% 1,732 6.8% 390
2012 53.9% 3,171 43.6% 2,569 2.5% 148
2008 52.6% 3,074 44.9% 2,625 2.6% 150
2004 55.5% 3,325 43.6% 2,614 0.9% 55
2000 51.9% 2,840 45.6% 2,493 2.5% 136
1996 39.6% 2,034 49.7% 2,552 10.8% 554
1992 36.0% 1,962 41.0% 2,234 23.1% 1,257
1988 40.2% 2,005 58.4% 2,910 1.4% 68
1984 51.9% 2,783 46.9% 2,517 1.2% 63
1980 58.3% 3,214 33.8% 1,866 7.9% 434
1976 46.9% 2,644 50.9% 2,873 2.2% 124
1972 60.7% 3,655 37.5% 2,258 1.8% 109
1968 58.2% 3,346 35.9% 2,063 6.0% 342
1964 35.3% 2,169 64.5% 3,962 0.2% 15
1960 58.2% 4,046 41.7% 2,896 0.1% 7
1956 58.9% 4,283 41.0% 2,981 0.1% 6
1952 70.1% 5,377 29.7% 2,281 0.2% 13
1948 49.2% 3,389 49.2% 3,392 1.6% 110
1944 57.9% 4,042 41.6% 2,899 0.5% 36
1940 57.3% 4,733 42.3% 3,489 0.4% 33
1936 51.5% 4,155 44.9% 3,619 3.7% 296
1932 45.4% 2,637 53.3% 3,099 1.3% 76
1928 67.8% 4,772 31.8% 2,235 0.4% 27
1924 60.1% 4,314 11.7% 840 28.3% 2,029
1920 75.2% 5,338 23.2% 1,647 1.6% 114
1916 55.3% 2,316 43.1% 1,805 1.6% 67
1912 30.7% 1,258 33.9% 1,390 35.4% 1,449 [15]
1908 61.4% 2,560 36.8% 1,532 1.8% 75
1904 70.5% 2,857 25.5% 1,032 4.0% 161
1900 59.5% 2,806 38.7% 1,824 1.8% 84
1896 52.7% 2,541 46.0% 2,220 1.3% 64

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 146.
  4. ^ United States Office of Management and Budget. "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses" (PDF). pp. 5, 36. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-14. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  11. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  12. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  13. ^ https://www.census.gov/2010census/
  14. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  15. ^ The leading "other" candidate, Progressive Theodore Roosevelt, received 1,303 votes, while Socialist candidate Eugene Debs received 74 votes, Prohibition candidate Eugene Chafin received 72 votes.

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GUTHRIE COUNTY IOWA Latitude and Longitude:

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