Audubon County, Iowa

Audubon County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,119, making it Iowa's third-least populous county. Its county seat is Audubon. The county was named after John James Audubon, the naturalist and artist.

History

Audubon County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County. It was named after John James Audubon. The current Audubon County Court House was opened in 1940.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 443 square miles (1,150 km2), of which 443 square miles (1,150 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (0.1%) is water.

Soils of Audubon County

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1860454
18701,212167.0%
18807,448514.5%
189012,41266.6%
190013,6269.8%
191012,671−7.0%
192012,520−1.2%
193012,264−2.0%
194011,790−3.9%
195011,579−1.8%
196010,919−5.7%
19709,595−12.1%
19808,559−10.8%
19907,334−14.3%
20006,830−6.9%
20106,119−10.4%
Est. 20185,506−10.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790-1960 1900-1990
1990-2000 2010-2018

2010 census

The 2010 census recorded a population of 6,119 in the county, with a population density of 13.813/sq mi (5.333/km2). There were 2,972 housing units, of which 2,617 were occupied.

2000 census

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Audubon County

As of the census 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.

Communities

Cities

Townships

Audubon County is divided into twelve townships:

Population ranking

The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Audubon County.

county seat

Politics

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results
YearRepublicanDemocraticThird Parties
201662.6% 2,13631.7% 1,0805.8% 196
201252.1% 1,80246.6% 1,6111.3% 44
200847.6% 1,63450.6% 1,7391.8% 63
200454.5% 1,95844.8% 1,6080.7% 26
200050.5% 1,90947.0% 1,7802.5% 95
199637.7% 1,31452.4% 1,82710.0% 347
199235.5% 1,37341.0% 1,58923.5% 911
198843.8% 1,47855.3% 1,8630.9% 30
198455.0% 2,30644.2% 1,8540.8% 35
198058.0% 2,52335.5% 1,5466.5% 284
197647.9% 1,97850.9% 2,1041.2% 51
197261.6% 2,51537.6% 1,5330.8% 34
196857.6% 2,59238.0% 1,7104.5% 202
196438.3% 1,87161.6% 3,0110.1% 3
196053.1% 2,93546.9% 2,5950.0% 2
195654.2% 3,05745.8% 2,5850.0% 2
195261.9% 3,60538.1% 2,2200.1% 4
194842.3% 2,17755.1% 2,8402.6% 136
194443.1% 2,34656.8% 3,0940.1% 7
194044.8% 2,63255.1% 3,2360.1% 7
193640.1% 2,34459.1% 3,4480.8% 47
193234.6% 1,60464.5% 2,9860.9% 43
192849.4% 2,34050.0% 2,3640.6% 29
192453.9% 2,47521.0% 96525.1% 1,155
192067.7% 2,96332.1% 1,4050.2% 10
191655.6% 1,58143.9% 1,2470.5% 15
191226.2% 69236.4% 96337.5% 991
190860.9% 1,70137.6% 1,0501.6% 44
190465.0% 1,84332.9% 9342.1% 59
190057.9% 1,82141.3% 1,3010.8% 25
189654.1% 1,70545.0% 1,4170.9% 27

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