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Encyclopedia > Davis County, Iowa

Davis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was named in honor of Garrett Davis, a Congressman from Kentucky from Mar 4, 1839 till March 3, 1847, and later a US Senator from Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 8,541. Its county seat is Bloomfield, Iowa6. A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Official Congressional portrait Garrett Davis (September 10, 1801 - September 22, 1872) was a U.S. Senator and Representative from Kentucky. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bloomfield is a city located in Davis County, Iowa. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,308 km² (505 mi²). 1,303 km² (503 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.33%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links US_63. ... United States Highway 63 is an north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles (2,070 km) from northern Wisconsin to northern Louisiana. ... Image File history File links Iowa_2. ... Iowa Highway 2 is a state highway that runs from east to west across the state of Iowa. ... Image File history File links Iowa_202. ...

Adjacent counties

Wapello County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Van Buren County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Scotland County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Schuyler County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Appanoose County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,541 people, 3,207 households, and 2,286 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (17/mi²). There were 3,530 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.35% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 10.4% of the population speak either German or Pennsylvania German at home.[1] 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Pennsylvania German, or more commonly Pennsylvania Dutch, (Deitsch, Pennsilfaanisch-Deitsch, Pennsilfaani-Deitsch, Pennsilweni-Deitsch, Pennsilfaanisch), is a West Central German variety spoken by 150,000 to 250,000 people in North America. ...


There were 3,207 households out of which 32.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.70% were married couples living together, 5.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $32,864, and the median income for a family was $40,982. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $21,726 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,127. About 9.00% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

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Largest cities Ames | Ankeny | Bettendorf | Burlington | Cedar Falls | Cedar Rapids | Clinton | Council Bluffs | Davenport | Des Moines | Dubuque | Fort Dodge | Iowa City | Marion | Marshalltown | Mason City | Muscatine | Ottumwa | Sioux City | Urbandale | Waterloo | West Des Moines
Counties

Adair | Adams | Allamakee | Appanoose | Audubon | Benton | Black Hawk | Boone | Bremer | Buchanan | Buena Vista | Butler | Calhoun | Carroll | Cass | Cedar | Cerro Gordo | Cherokee | Chickasaw | Clarke | Clay | Clayton | Clinton | Crawford | Dallas | Davis | Decatur | Delaware | Des Moines | Dickinson | Dubuque | Emmet | Fayette | Floyd | Franklin | Fremont | Greene | Grundy | Guthrie | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Harrison | Henry | Howard | Humboldt | Ida | Iowa | Jackson | Jasper | Jefferson | Johnson | Jones | Keokuk | Kossuth | Lee | Linn | Louisa | Lucas | Lyon | Madison | Mahaska | Marion | Marshall | Mills | Mitchell | Monona | Monroe | Montgomery | Muscatine | O'Brien | Osceola | Page | Palo Alto | Plymouth | Pocahontas | Polk | Pottawattamie | Poweshiek | Ringgold | Sac | Scott | Shelby | Sioux | Story | Tama | Taylor | Union | Van Buren | Wapello | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Webster | Winnebago | Winneshiek | Woodbury | Worth | Wright Bloomfield is a city located in Davis County, Iowa. ... Drakesville is a city located in Davis County, Iowa. ... Floris is a city located in Davis County, Iowa. ... Pulaski is a city located in Davis County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 249. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iowa. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... // The Coulee Region, as it is colloquially known (officially designated the Driftless Area by the USGS and popularly referred to as the Driftless Zone, or Driftless Region since the 1980s) is an area of about 20,000 square miles (52,000 km²) in western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa, southeastern Minnesota, and... The Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), as of 2000, consists of 5 counties, all in Iowa: Polk, Dallas, Warren, Madison, and Guthrie. ... The Great River Road is a collection of state, provincial, federal and local roads which follow the course of the Mississippi River through ten U. S. states and one Canadian province. ... The Iowa Great Lakes Region, showing Spirit Lake (top), West Okoboji Lake (left), and East Okoboji Lake (right). ... Snow geese flying in front of the loess hills at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in the Missouri River bottoms near Mound City, Missouri The Loess Hills are a formation of wind-deposited loess soil in the westernmost part of Iowa and Missouri along the Missouri River. ... The Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area is a metropolitan area comprised of the cities of Omaha, Nebraska, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and surrounding areas. ... The I-74 Bridge, connecting Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline, Illinois is located near the geographic center of the Quad Cities. ... Siouxland is a general term for the area around Sioux City, Iowa, an area that includes much of northwestern Iowa, the northeast corner of Nebraska and the southeast corner of South Dakota. ... Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa. ... Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: Country United States State Iowa County Polk County Incorporated February 27, 1903 Mayor Steven D. Van Oort Area    - City 43. ... Bettendorf is a city located in Scott County, Iowa. ... U.S. 34 over the Mississippi River in Burlington. ... Cedar Falls is a city located in Black Hawk County, Iowa and is home to one of Iowas three Public Universities, the University of Northern Iowa. ... Nickname: City of Uncle Tonys Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: Country United States State Iowa County Linn County Incorporated 1849 Mayor Kay Halloran Area    - City 166. ... Clinton is a city located in Clinton County, Iowa. ... Satellite photo showing Council Bluffs and Omaha, Nebraska Council Bluffs is a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States on the east bank of the Missouri River. ... Davenport is a city in the American state of Iowa that borders the Mississippi River. ... Nickname: Hartford of the West, DSM Location in the State of Iowa, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Iowa County Polk County Incorporated September 22, 1851 Mayor Frank Cownie Area    - City 200. ... Dubuque is a city in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. ... Flag Seal Motto: Location Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: Government Country State County United States Iowa Webster County Incorporated 1869 Mayor Terry Lutz Geographical characteristics Area 38. ... Old Capitol Building in February 2005 Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, USA. It is the principal city of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of both Johnson and Washington counties. ... Marion is a city located in Linn County, Iowa. ... Marshalltown is a city located in Marshall County, Iowa. ... Mason City is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. ... Sunrise over Mississippi River in Muscatine Muscatine is a city in Muscatine County, Iowa, United States. ... Ottumwa (pronounced Uh-tuhm-wa) is a city in Wapello County, Iowa. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Urbandale is a city in Polk County, and partially in Dallas County, in the state of Iowa. ... Waterloo is the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. ... West Des Moines is a city located in Polk County, and partially in Dallas and Warren counties, in the state of Iowa. ... Iowa is divided into 99 counties. ... Adair County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Allamakee County is the northeastern-most county located in the state of Iowa. ... Appanoose County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Audubon County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Black Hawk County is a county located in the northeastern part of U.S. state of Iowa. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Bremer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Buena Vista County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Butler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Cedar County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Cerro Gordo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Chickasaw County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Clarke County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Clayton County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Des Moines County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Dickinson County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Dubuque County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Emmet County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Guthrie County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Hardon County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Howard County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Humboldt County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Ida County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Iowa County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Keokuk County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Kossuth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Louisa County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Lucas County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... 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Wapello County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Webster County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Winnebago County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Winneshiek County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Woodbury County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Worth County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Wright County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ...

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Davis County, Iowa - definition of Davis County, Iowa in Encyclopedia (367 words)
Davis County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $32,864, and the median income for a family is $40,982.
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