Calhoun County is located in west-central Iowa. The County Seat is Rockwell City and the largest city is Rockwell City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.calhouncountyiowa.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,866 and the 2010 census population was 10,177. The land area is 569.97 square miles and there are 17 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 1.8% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 90.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $72,200, there are 4,356 households, an average of 2.15 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,766, the median household income is $44,484, and 13.4% of the persons in Calhoun County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 846. Retail sales (in $1000) were $103,509, and sales per capita were $10,402.
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