Sac County, Iowa


Sac County, Iowa

Infobox U.S. County
county = Sac County
state = Iowa


seallink =


map size = 250
founded = January 15, 1851
seat = Sac City
largest city =
area_total_sq_mi = 578
area_total_km2 = 1498
area_land_sq_mi = 576
area_land_km2 = 1491
area_water_sq_mi = 3
area_water_km2 = 7
area percentage = 0.44%
census yr = 2000
pop = 11529
density_sq_mi = 20
density_km2 = 8
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset= -5
footnotes =
web = |

Sac County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 11,529. Its county seat is Sac City.GR|6

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 578 square miles (1,498 km²), of which, 576 square miles (1,491 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.44%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Buena Vista County (north)
*Calhoun County (east)
*Carroll County (southeast)
*Crawford County (southwest)
*Ida County (west)

History

Sac County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was named after the tribe of the Sac Indians.

Demographics

USCensusPop
1900= 17639
1910= 16555
1920= 17500
1930= 17641
1940= 17639
1950= 17518
1960= 17007
1970= 15573
1980= 14118
1990= 12324
2000= 11529
footnote= [http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/ia190090.txt IA Counties 1900-1990]
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,529 people, 4,746 households, and 3,198 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 5,460 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.53% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,746 households out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% were non-families. 29.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 23.50% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 22.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,874, and the median income for a family was $40,504. Males had a median income of $26,183 versus $19,753 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,902. About 6.80% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.00% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


*Auburn
*Early
*Lake View

*Lytton
*Nemaha

*Odebolt
*Sac City

*Schaller
*Wall Lake

References

External links

* [http://www.saccounty.org/ Sac County government's website]


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