Pottawattamie County is located in southwest Iowa. The County Seat is Council Bluffs and the largest city is Council Bluffs. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pottcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 93,128 and the 2010 census population was 93,149. The land area is 950.28 square miles and there are 98 persons per square mile.
95.4% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 89.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $126,300, there are 36,460 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,847, the median household income is $51,304, and 13.8% of the persons in Pottawattamie County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,088. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,503,395, and sales per capita were $16,784. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.1%.
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