Iowa County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 22,780. Its county seat is Dodgeville6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,989 km˛ (768 mi˛). 1,975 km˛ (763 mi˛) of it is land and 14 km˛ (5 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.70% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,780 people, 8,764 households, and 6,213 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km˛ (30/mi˛). There are 9,579 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.70% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 8,764 households out of which 34.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 7.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% are non-families. 24.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.06.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.70 males.
Cities and towns
- Arena (town)
- Dodgeville (town)
- Highland (town)
- Linden (town)
- Mineral Point (town)
- Mineral Point
- Ridgeway (town)
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