|Guthrie County, Iowa|
Location in the state of Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
|Largest city||Guthrie Center|
593 sq mi (1,536 km²)
591 sq mi (1,531 km²)
2.5 sq mi (6 km²), 0.4%
19/sq mi (7/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Guthrie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,954. The county seat is Guthrie Center. The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, who had died in the Mexican–American War.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Major highways[edit | edit source]
Adjacent counties[edit | edit source]
- Greene County (north)
- Dallas County (east)
- Adair County (south)
- Audubon County (west)
- Carroll County (northwest)
Demographics[edit | edit source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
2010 census[edit | edit source]
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.
2000 census[edit | edit source]
As of the census 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[edit | edit source]
Townships[edit | edit source]
Other Communities[edit | edit source]
Unincorporated Places[edit | edit source]
Population ranking[edit | edit source]
† 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|
|4||Coon Rapids (mostly in Carroll County)||City||1,305|
|6||Adair (mostly in Adair County)||City||781|
|8||Casey (partially in Adair County)||City||426|
See also[edit | edit source]
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Guthrie County, Iowa
- Raccoon River Valley Trail
- Springbrook State Park
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/19/19077.html. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off.. pp. 146. https://books.google.com/books?id=9V1IAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA146#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- ^ 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 on 2006-05-14. https://web.archive.org/web/20060514003222/http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/bulletins/fy2006/b06-01.pdf. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- ^ "County Totals Dataset: Population, Population Change and Estimated Components of Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2015/CO-EST2015-alldata.html. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
- ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/ia190090.txt. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t4/tables/tab02.pdf. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST05&prodType=table. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ http://www.census.gov/2010census/
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|Carroll County||Greene County|
|Audubon County||Dallas County|
Guthrie County, Iowa
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