Jones County is located in east-central Iowa. The County Seat is Anamosa and the largest city is Anamosa. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jonescountyiowa.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,454 and the 2010 census population was 20,638. The land area is 575.62 square miles and there are 35.9 persons per square mile.
96.2% of the population is White, 2.4% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 91.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $122,100, there are 8,063 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,762, the median household income is $55,041, and 8.3% of the persons in Jones County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,193. Retail sales (in $1000) were $257,667, and sales per capita were $12,629. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.9%.
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