Johnson County is located in east-central Iowa. The County Seat is Iowa City and the largest city is Iowa City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.johnson-county.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 142,287 and the 2010 census population was 130,882. The land area is 614.04 square miles and there are 213.1 persons per square mile.
86.3% of the population is White, 5.5% is Black or African American, 5.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 5.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 94.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 51.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $186,000, there are 54,005 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,592, the median household income is $53,424, and 17.7% of the persons in Johnson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,323. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,653,057, and sales per capita were $13,168. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.7%.
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