Ida County is located in west-central Iowa. The County Seat is Ida Grove and the largest city is Ida Grove. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.idacounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,042 and the 2010 census population was 7,089. The land area is 431.51 square miles and there are 16.4 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $76,400, there are 3,182 households, an average of 2.19 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,869, the median household income is $43,449, and 14.4% of the persons in Ida County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 956. Retail sales (in $1000) were $61,131, and sales per capita were $8,758. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.4%.
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