Fremont County is located in southwest Iowa. The County Seat is Sidney and the largest city is Hamburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.fremont.ia.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,022 and the 2010 census population was 7,441. The land area is 511.15 square miles and there are 14.6 persons per square mile.
97.8% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 91.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $94,100, there are 2,965 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,930, the median household income is $50,520, and 10.2% of the persons in Fremont County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 588. Retail sales (in $1000) were $102,932, and sales per capita were $13,599.
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