Iowa County is located in east-central Iowa. The County Seat is Marengo and the largest city is Williamsburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.iowa.ia.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,375 and the 2010 census population was 16,355. The land area is 586.46 square miles and there are 27.9 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 93.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 21% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $138,000, there are 6,745 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,068, the median household income is $58,008, and 10.9% of the persons in Iowa County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,264. Retail sales (in $1000) were $213,413, and sales per capita were $13,512. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.1%.
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