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Demographics Analysis

The people of Louisa County, Iowa give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Male:

Under 5 years : 397

5 to 9 years : 417

10 to 14 years : 493

15 to 17 years : 314

18 and 19 years : 128

20 years : 161

21 years : 48

22 to 24 years : 135

25 to 29 years : 300

30 to 34 years : 300

35 to 39 years : 474

40 to 44 years : 400

45 to 49 years : 476

50 to 54 years : 417

55 to 59 years : 408

60 and 61 years : 127

62 to 64 years : 109

65 and 66 years : 71

67 to 69 years : 119

70 to 74 years : 187

75 to 79 years : 119

80 to 84 years : 81

85 years and over : 145

Female:

Under 5 years : 334

5 to 9 years : 393

10 to 14 years : 462

15 to 17 years : 268

18 and 19 years : 134

20 years : 59

21 years : 24

22 to 24 years : 183

25 to 29 years : 297

30 to 34 years : 352

35 to 39 years : 364

40 to 44 years : 511

45 to 49 years : 462

50 to 54 years : 416

55 to 59 years : 355

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 130

65 and 66 years : 72

67 to 69 years : 169

70 to 74 years : 204

75 to 79 years : 143

80 to 84 years : 143

85 years and over : 239


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,751

Multiple ancestry : 3,509

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 92

Ancestry not reported : 1,305


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Louisa County, Iowa)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,660

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 13

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 30

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 290

Not a U.S. citizen : 664


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Total:

Under 5 years : 731

5 to 17 years : 2,347

18 to 24 years : 872

25 to 34 years : 1,249

35 to 44 years : 1,749

45 to 54 years : 1,771

55 to 59 years : 763

60 and 61 years : 244

62 to 64 years : 239

65 to 74 years : 822

75 years and over : 870

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 694

5 to 17 years : 1,747

18 to 24 years : 603

25 to 34 years : 829

35 to 44 years : 1,023

45 to 54 years : 1,263

55 to 59 years : 588

60 and 61 years : 203

62 to 64 years : 198

65 to 74 years : 678

75 years and over : 651

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 464

18 to 24 years : 175

25 to 34 years : 234

35 to 44 years : 393

45 to 54 years : 338

55 to 59 years : 123

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 144

75 years and over : 216

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 17 years : 119

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 186

35 to 44 years : 320

45 to 54 years : 157

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,233

Female : 4,244

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,086

Female : 1,097

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 43

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 464

Female : 490


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Born in state of residence : 8,299

Born in other state in the United States : 1,967

Native: born outside the United States : 33

Foreign born : 745


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,633

Now married, except separated : 3,542

Divorced : 618

Separated : 79

Widowed : 624

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 396

Now married, except separated : 984

Divorced : 171

Separated : 20

Widowed : 214

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 8

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 210

Now married, except separated : 601

Divorced : 38

Separated : 5

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Speak only English : 9,272

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 652

Speak English less than "very well" : 938

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 9


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Louisa County, Iowa

  • German: 3,183   (28.2%)
  • Other Groups: 1,835   (16.3%)
  • United States Or American: 1,352   (12.0%)
  • Irish: 1,345   (11.9%)
  • English: 1,099   (9.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 374   (3.3%)
  • Swedish: 303   (2.7%)
  • Welsh: 296   (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 284   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 233   (2.1%)
  • Norwegian: 206   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 126   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 101   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 94   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 91   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 89   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 64   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 52   (0.5%)
  • European: 33   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 27   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 19   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (0.2%)
  • British: 10   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Brazilian: 4   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 3   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Louisa County, Iowa is 11,657



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Louisa County, Iowa: 5,826
Female Population in Louisa County, Iowa: 5,831


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Louisa County, Iowa: 37.2
Median Female Resident Age in Louisa County, Iowa: 40.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Iowa is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Louisa County, Iowa


White


Both sexes

42.0

Male

41.0

Female

42.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.3

Male

42.3

Female

30.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.5

Male

18.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

26.4

Male

26.8

Female

24.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.0

Male

29.0

Female

15.5

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.7

Female

24.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.4

Male

18.0

Female

15.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

24.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.1

Male

43.2

Female

45.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Louisa County, Iowa


  • White: 11,044
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 12
  • Asian: 34
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 426
  • Two or More Races: 141



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Louisa County, Iowa citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Louisa County, Iowa

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 48   (1.26%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 37   (0.97%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 76   (2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 166   (4.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 103   (2.71%)
  • 10th Grade: 164   (4.31%)
  • 11th Grade: 116   (3.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 115   (3.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,657   (43.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 308   (8.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 385   (10.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 213   (5.59%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 304   (7.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 69   (1.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 39   (1.02%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.18%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (0.77%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 14   (0.35%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 60   (1.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 155   (3.85%)
  • 9th Grade: 89   (2.21%)
  • 10th Grade: 160   (3.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 157   (3.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 101   (2.51%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,549   (38.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 335   (8.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 466   (11.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 329   (8.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 421   (10.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 97   (2.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 50   (1.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.17%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Louisa County, Iowa

  • Columbus Comm School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1210 Colton St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738, Phone: (319) 728-2911, Students: 990 )

  • Louisa-muscatine Comm School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 14478 170th St Bus. Office, Letts, IA 52754, Phone: (319) 726-3541, Students: 954 )

  • Wapello Comm School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 445 N Cedar, Wapello, IA 52653, Phone: (319) 523-3641, Students: 821 )

  • Morning Sun Comm School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 311 Division St Po Box 129, Morning Sun, IA 52640, Phone: (319) 868-7701, Students: 177 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Louisa County, Iowa

  • Louisa-muscatine Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 14506 170th St, Letts, IA 52754, Phone: (319) 726-3634, Students: 485 )

  • Wapello Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 505 N Cedar, Wapello, IA 52653, Phone: (319) 523-5571, Students: 455 )

  • Roundy Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1212 Colton St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738, Phone: (319) 728-6218, Students: 428 )

  • Columbus Community Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1004 Colton St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738, Phone: (319) 728-2233, Students: 237 )

  • Morning Sun Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 311 Division St Po Box 129, Morning Sun, IA 52640, Phone: (319) 868-7701, Students: 140 )

  • Wapello Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 501 Buchanan St, Wapello, IA 52653, Phone: (319) 523-8131, Students: 113 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Louisa County, Iowa

  • Louisa-muscatine Jr-sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 14354 170th St, Letts, IA 52754, Phone: (319) 726-3421, Students: 469 )

  • Columbus Community High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1004 Colton St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738, Phone: (319) 728-2231, Students: 325 )

  • Wapello Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 501 Buchanan St, Wapello, IA 52653, Phone: (319) 523-3241, Students: 253 )

  • Crusade High Alternative School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 507 S Church St, Morning Sun, IA 52640, Phone: (319) 868-3019, Students: 37 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Louisa County, Iowa

  • Columbus Junction Public Library


    232 2nd St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

  • Keck Memorial Library


    119 N 2nd St, Wapello, IA 52653

  • Letts Public Library


    125 E Iowa St, Letts, IA 52754

  • Mellinger Memorial Public Library


    11 Division St, Morning Sun, IA 52640

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Louisa County, Iowa


  • Fairview Zoological Farm Inc


    1754 123rd Ave, Wapello, IA 52653

  • Historic Green Springs Inc


    Po Box 1685, Louisa, VA 23093

  • Holland Page Place


    2705 Courthouse Rd, Louisa, VA 23093

  • Louisa County Heritage Center


    609 Hwy 61 North, Wapello, IA 52653

  • Louisa County Historical Society


    609 Highway 61 N, Morning Sun, IA 52640
    http://louisacountyhistoricalsociety.com

  • Louisa County Historical Society


    Po Box 1172, Louisa, VA 23093

  • Mineral Historic Foundation


    210 Spring Road, Mineral, VA 23117

  • Trevilian Station Battlefield Fndtn


    Po Box 124, Louisa, VA 23093

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Louisa County, Iowa affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Louisa County, Iowa.

Area Features of Louisa County, Iowa


Airport


(1) Otto Landing Strip  

Area


(1) Lake Odessa Public Hunting Area  

Bar


(1) Kingston Bar  

Bridge


(1) County Line Bridge   (2) Gripple S Quarry Bridge  

Building


(1) Briggs Civic Center   (2) Columbus Benefitted Fire Department   (3) Columbus City Hall   (4) Columbus Junction City Hall   (5) Columbus Junction Police Department   (6) Columbus Junction Public Library   (7) Grandview City Hall   (8) Grandview Fire Department   (9) Letts City Hall   (10) Letts Community Fire Department   (11) Letts Public Library   (12) Louisa County Ambulance Letts Base   (13) Louisa County Ambulance Service Columbus Junction Base   (14) Louisa County Courthouse   (15) Louisa County Historical Museum   (16) Louisa County Home   (17) Louisa County Sheriffs Office   (18) Morning Sun City Hall   (19) Morning Sun Community Ambulance   (20) Morning Sun Fire Department   (21) Oakville Fire Department   (22) Oakville Town Hall   (23) Otter Creek Community Center   (24) Rural Free Delivery Postal Museum   (25) Wapello City Hall   (26) Wapello Community Ambulance   (27) Wapello Public Library   (28) Wapello Volunteer Fire And Rescue  

Canal


(1) County Line Ditch   (2) Ditch Number 25   (3) Otter Creek County Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Apostolic Christian Cemetery   (2) Bethel Cemetery   (3) Boston Cemetery   (4) Bretz Cemetery   (5) Brockway Cemetery   (6) Buffington Cemetery   (7) Cairo Cemetery   (8) Cambrian Cemetery   (9) Columbus City Cemetery   (10) Concord Cemetery   (11) Edwards Cemetery   (12) Elmwood Cemetery   (13) Fredonia Cemetery   (14) Grandview Cemetery   (15) Grim Cemetery   (16) Griswold Cemetery   (17) Hardman Cemetery   (18) Harrison Cemetery   (19) Hayes Cemetery   (20) Huron Island Cemetery   (21) Indian Creek Cemetery   (22) Lettsville Cemetery   (23) Linn Grove Cemetery   (24) Long Creek Cemetery   (25) Louisa County Farm Cemetery   (26) Mallory Cemetery   (27) Marshall Cemetery   (28) May Cemetery   (29) Morning Sun Cemetery   (30) Mount Hope Cemetery   (31) Newell Cemetery   (32) Oakland Cemetery   (33) Parson Cemetery   (34) Port Louisa Cemetery   (35) Potter S Timber Cemetery   (36) Rice Cemetery   (37) Slaughter Cemetery   (38) Smith Cemetery   (39) Spring Run Cemetery   (40) Sweet Cemetery   (41) Tennessee Cemetery   (42) Thompson Cemetery   (43) Virginia Grove Cemetery   (44) Wagner Cemetery   (45) Wapello Cemetery   (46) Wier Cemetery   (47) Wilson Farm Cemetery  

Church


(1) Abundant Life Assembly Of God Church   (2) Apostolic Christian Church   (3) Apostolic Church   (4) Church Of God Holiness   (5) Church Of The Nazarene   (6) Cotter Church   (7) First Presbyterian Church   (8) First United Presbyterian Church   (9) Free Methodist Church   (10) Grandview Community Bible Church   (11) Hope Bible Church   (12) Independent Bible Church   (13) Independent Full Gospel Church   (14) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (15) Letts Bible Church   (16) Louisa Center Church   (17) Oakland Church   (18) Pleasant Grove Church   (19) Presbyterian Church   (20) Saint Josephs Church   (21) Saint Marys Catholic Church Historical   (22) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (23) Salem Church   (24) Solid Rock Baptist Church   (25) Spring Run Church   (26) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Columbus City   (2) City Of Columbus Junction   (3) City Of Cotter   (4) City Of Fredonia   (5) City Of Grandview   (6) City Of Letts   (7) City Of Morning Sun   (8) City Of Oakville   (9) City Of Wapello   (10) Louisa County   (11) Township Of Columbus City   (12) Township Of Concord   (13) Township Of Eliot   (14) Township Of Elm Grove   (15) Township Of Grandview   (16) Township Of Jefferson   (17) Township Of Marshall   (18) Township Of Morning Sun   (19) Township Of Port Louisa   (20) Township Of Wapello  

Dam


(1) Lock And Dam 17   (2) Mississippi River Lock Dam Number Seventeen  

Gut


(1) Blackhawk Chute   (2) Burris Ditch   (3) Dead Slough   (4) Sand Run   (5) Turkey Chute  

Hospital


(1) Colonial Manor   (2) Columbus Junction Family Dental Center   (3) Columbus Junction Medical Clinic   (4) Morning Sun Care Center   (5) Morning Sun Clinic   (6) Wapello Chiropractic Center   (7) Wapello Dental Health Care Center   (8) Wapello Medical Clinic   (9) Wapello Nursing And Care Center   (10) Washington Eye Care Center  

Island


(1) Big Cody Island   (2) Blackhawk Island   (3) Brass Island   (4) Camp Slough Island   (5) Charlie Island   (6) Corsepius Island   (7) Garner Island   (8) Huron Island   (9) Johnson Island   (10) Keg Island   (11) Little Cody Island   (12) Otter Island   (13) Pin Island   (14) Ramsey Island   (15) Turkey Island   (16) Turkey Towhead Island  

Lake


(1) Beaver Pond   (2) Beebe Pond   (3) Bell Pocket   (4) Big Goose Pond   (5) Blackhawk Pond   (6) Fox Pond   (7) Gates Lake   (8) Halls Lake   (9) Heaton Lake   (10) Heidelbaugh Pond   (11) Iowa Slough Lake   (12) Keevers Lake   (13) Lake Odesa   (14) Lake Odessa   (15) Little Fox Pond   (16) Little Goose Pond   (17) Mallard Pond   (18) Meyerholz Lake   (19) Mill Pond   (20) Muskrat Lake   (21) Prairie Pocket   (22) Schlitzing Lake   (23) Spitznogle Lake   (24) Stone Lake   (25) Sunfish Lake   (26) Swarms Pond   (27) Twin Ponds   (28) Warnstaff Lake  

Locale


(1) Bard Historical   (2) Cappy Russell Access   (3) Cedarcrest Country Club   (4) Clifton   (5) Columbus Junction   (6) Cotter   (7) Fred T Schwob Access   (8) Fredonia   (9) Grandview Historical   (10) Harrison   (11) Hawkeye Dolbee Access   (12) Highway 61 Access   (13) Indian Hills Country Club   (14) Lake Odessa Campground   (15) Letts   (16) Long Creek   (17) Louisa County Fair Grounds   (18) Maple Lane Rv Campground   (19) Marsh Historical   (20) Morning Sun Historical   (21) Morning Sun Elevator   (22) Muscatine Island Pumping Station   (23) Newport Historical   (24) Oakville Historical   (25) Ononwa Station   (26) River Fork Boat Ramp   (27) Schafer Access   (28) Snively Access   (29) Toolesboro Access   (30) Wapello Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Cairo Gas Storage Field   (2) Columbus Junction Gas Storage Area  

Park


(1) Baird Timber   (2) Cairo Woods Wildlife Area   (3) Ferry Landing Recreation Area   (4) Fourth Pumping Station County Park   (5) Indian Slough Wildlife Area   (6) Klum Lake State Game Mgt Area   (7) Langwood 4-h Reserve   (8) Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge   (9) Pagel Flaming Prairie Park   (10) Sand Run Park   (11) Toolesboro Mounds State Preserve   (12) Virginia Grove Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bard   (2) Cairo   (3) Columbus City   (4) Columbus Junction   (5) Cotter   (6) Elrick Junction   (7) Fredonia   (8) Garland   (9) Grandview   (10) Hillsboro Historical   (11) Lafayette Historical   (12) Letts   (13) Marsh   (14) Morning Sun   (15) Newport   (16) Oakville   (17) Port Louisa   (18) Toolesboro   (19) Wapello   (20) Woodland Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Altona Post Office Historical   (2) Bard Post Office Historical   (3) Burris City Post Office Historical   (4) Cairo Post Office Historical   (5) Columbus City Post Office   (6) Columbus Junction Post Office   (7) Cotter Post Office Historical   (8) Elrick Post Office Historical   (9) Florence Post Office Historical   (10) Fox Landing Post Office Historical   (11) Fredonia Post Office Historical   (12) Grandview Post Office   (13) Harrison Post Office Historical   (14) Letts Post Office   (15) Linton Post Office Historical   (16) Louisa Centre Post Office Historical   (17) Marsh Post Office Historical   (18) Mid Prairie Post Office Historical   (19) Morning Sun Post Office   (20) Newport Post Office Historical   (21) Oakville Post Office   (22) Palo Alto Post Office Historical   (23) Port Louisa Post Office Historical   (24) Spring Run Post Office Historical   (25) Toosesboro Post Office Historical   (26) Virginia Grove Post Office Historical   (27) Wapello Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Klum Lake  

School


(1) Columbus Community Junior High School   (2) Columbus High School   (3) Cotter Elementary School   (4) Crusade High School   (5) Lone Star School   (6) Louisa - Muscatine Elementary School   (7) Louisa - Muscatine Junior Senior High School   (8) Morning Sun Elementary School   (9) Pleasant View Country School Historical   (10) Roundy Elementary School   (11) Wapello Elementary School   (12) Wapello Junior High School   (13) Wapello Senior High School  

Stream


(1) Big Slough Creek   (2) Buffalo Slough   (3) Buffington Creek   (4) Butler Drain   (5) Cedar River   (6) Cody Chute   (7) Coolegar Slough   (8) Diggins Slough   (9) Gun Chute   (10) Honey Creek   (11) Huron Chute   (12) Indian Creek   (13) Iowa River   (14) Iowa Slough   (15) Johnny Creek   (16) Little Indian Creek   (17) Long Creek   (18) Michaels Creek   (19) Monkey Run   (20) Muscatine Slough   (21) Otter Creek   (22) Roff Creek   (23) Short Creek   (24) Smith Creek   (25) Spring Run Creek   (26) Turkey Run   (27) Ziegler Slough  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Louisa County, Iowa

52738 (pop. 3,926) 52653 (pop. 3,751) 52640 (pop. 1,460)
52754 (pop. 1,444) 52646 (pop. 837) 52752 (pop. 520)
52737 (pop. 199)    


Counties Nearby Louisa County, Iowa

Muscatine County, IA  (pop. 42,819) 19.9 Miles
Henry County, IA  (pop. 20,206) 21.9 Miles
Washington County, IA  (pop. 21,928) 24.4 Miles
Des Moines County, IA  (pop. 40,291) 25.7 Miles
Johnson County, IA  (pop. 136,353) 35.4 Miles
Jefferson County, IA  (pop. 15,496) 38.7 Miles
Cedar County, IA  (pop. 17,987) 38.9 Miles
Scott County, IA  (pop. 168,685) 43.0 Miles
Keokuk County, IA  (pop. 10,712) 48.0 Miles
Van Buren County, IA  (pop. 7,662) 48.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Louisa County, Iowa

319



Elevation in Louisa County, Iowa is 581.0 ft. (177.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Louisa County, Iowa

Lat: 41.217443 N        Long: -91.261679 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Louisa County, Iowa need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Iowa

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.81 6.27 3.98 6.04 0.00 5.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.81 6.27 3.98 6.04 0.00 5.93
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 6.23 4.01 6.14 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 6.23 4.01 6.14 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.02 6.35 4.02 6.38 0.00 5.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.02 6.35 4.02 6.38 0.00 5.98
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.02 6.36 3.92 5.85 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 8.02 6.36 3.92 5.85 0.00 5.97
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.09 6.32 3.88 5.96 0.00 5.92
  Total Electric Industry 8.09 6.32 3.88 5.96 0.00 5.92
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.24 6.44 3.94 6.13 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.24 6.44 3.94 6.13 0.00 6.03
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.53 3.91 5.98 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.53 3.91 5.98 0.00 5.94
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.21 6.61 3.95 6.09 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 8.21 6.61 3.95 6.09 0.00 5.97
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 6.67 3.99 6.21 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 6.67 3.99 6.21 0.00 6.04
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 6.45 3.89 6.30 0.00 5.93
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 6.45 3.89 6.30 0.00 5.93
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 6.57 3.89 6.13 0.00 5.93
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 6.57 3.89 6.13 0.00 5.93
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.41 6.69 4.18 5.67 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.41 6.69 4.18 5.67 0.00 6.14
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 6.56 4.06 4.92 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 6.56 4.06 4.92 0.00 6.01
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 6.24 4.16 0.00 0.00 6.11
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 6.24 4.16 0.00 0.00 6.11
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.96 6.75 4.33 0.00 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 8.96 6.75 4.33 0.00 0.00 6.40
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.27 6.95 4.56 0.00 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 9.27 6.95 4.56 0.00 0.00 6.69
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.63 7.29 4.92 0.00 7.05 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 9.63 7.29 4.92 0.00 7.05 7.01

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Louisa County, Iowa

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 357   (6.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 309   (5.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 420   (7.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 724   (13.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 451   (8.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 706   (12.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 731   (13.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 403   (7.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 113   (2.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 158   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 77   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 38   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 529   (9.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 474   (8.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,934

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 664

In 3-person carpool : 132

In 4-person carpool : 24

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 29

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 32

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 26

Bicycle : 22

Walked : 333

Other means : 28

Worked at home : 158


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Less than 5 minutes : 752

5 to 9 minutes : 927

10 to 14 minutes : 421

15 to 19 minutes : 437

20 to 24 minutes : 542

25 to 29 minutes : 363

30 to 34 minutes : 788

35 to 39 minutes : 207

40 to 44 minutes : 196

45 to 59 minutes : 386

60 to 89 minutes : 172

90 or more minutes : 33


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Louisa County, Iowa)

With Social Security income : 1,255

No Social Security income : 3,140


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Louisa County, Iowa)

With retirement income : 721

No retirement income : 3,674


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 113

$15,000 to $19,999 : 153

$20,000 to $24,999 : 135

$25,000 to $29,999 : 190

$30,000 to $34,999 : 198

$35,000 to $39,999 : 215

$40,000 to $44,999 : 111

$45,000 to $49,999 : 205

$50,000 to $59,999 : 396

$60,000 to $74,999 : 534

$75,000 to $99,999 : 458

$100,000 to $124,999 : 230

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 or more : 20


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,066


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Louisa County, Iowa

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 625  (19.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 222  (6.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 284  (8.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 80  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 630  (19.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 687  (26.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 553  (21.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 861  (32.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 20  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 22  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Louisa County, Iowa

Employed: 6,232
Unemployed: 247



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Louisa County, Iowa

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Louisa County, Iowa

Ground Water

 
Fresh 10.59 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 10.59 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 591 Farms In Louisa County, Iowa


(updated 2008)



Banks In Louisa County, Iowa

Iowa State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $163.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 28

Community Bank And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $500.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

Columbus Junction State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $55.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

State Bank Of Wapello - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $41.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Louisa County, Iowa

  • Muscatine Municipal


    (about 12.0 miles in Fruitland, Iowa; Airport Code: MUT)

  • Burlington Municipal


    (about 30.7 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Southeast Iowa Regional


    (about 30.8 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Iowa City Municipal


    (about 32.7 miles in Iowa City, Iowa; Airport Code: IOW)

  • Fort Madison Municipal


    (about 38.7 miles in Fort Madison, Iowa; Airport Code: FMS)

  • Quad City International


    (about 42.4 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 44.2 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 47.5 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Cedar Rapids Municipal


    (about 51.5 miles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Airport Code: CID)

  • The Eastern Iowa


    (about 51.5 miles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Airport Code: CID)

  • Keokuk Municipal


    (about 53.1 miles in Keokuk, Iowa; Airport Code: EOK)

  • Macomb Municipal


    (about 57.7 miles in Macomb, Illinois; Airport Code: MQB)

  • Ottumwa Industrial


    (about 62.2 miles in Kirkville, Iowa; Airport Code: OTM)

  • Ottumwa Regional


    (about 62.2 miles in Kirkville, Iowa; Airport Code: OTM)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 64.2 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Dubuque Regional


    (about 87.1 miles in Dubuque, Iowa; Airport Code: DBQ)

  • Quincy Regional-Baldwin Field


    (about 88.1 miles in Fowler, Illinois; Airport Code: UIN)

  • Pella Regional Health Center Heliport


    (about 88.3 miles in Pella, Iowa; Airport Code: IA4)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 89.4 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 90.7 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Louisa County, Iowa

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.30%

Carpooled

14.45%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.05%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.10%

Motorcycle

0.09%

Bicycle

0.10%

Walked

1.70%

Other Means

0.31%

Worked At Home

4.55%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Louisa County, Iowa, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,459

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 179

Female householder, no husband present : 512

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,062

Householder not living alone : 183


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 26

Male householder and female partner : 134

Female householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and male partner : 183

All other households : 4,036


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,184

Renter-occupied housing units : 275

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 58

Renter-occupied housing units : 121

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 346

Renter-occupied housing units : 166

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 912

Renter-occupied housing units : 333


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Less than $10,000 : 190

$10,000 to $14,999 : 293

$15,000 to $19,999 : 290

$20,000 to $24,999 : 257

$25,000 to $29,999 : 275

$30,000 to $34,999 : 297

$35,000 to $39,999 : 292

$40,000 to $44,999 : 180

$45,000 to $49,999 : 286

$50,000 to $59,999 : 513

$60,000 to $74,999 : 613

$75,000 to $99,999 : 511

$100,000 to $124,999 : 285

$125,000 to $149,999 : 56

$150,000 to $199,999 : 37

$200,000 or more : 20


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Total : 5,241


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Occupied : 4,395

Vacant : 846


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Built 2005 or later : 62

Built 2000 to 2004 : 205

Built 1990 to 1999 : 599

Built 1980 to 1989 : 434

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,205

Built 1960 to 1969 : 436

Built 1950 to 1959 : 275

Built 1940 to 1949 : 269

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,756


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Utility gas : 2,276

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,170

Electricity : 721

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 3

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 147

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 73

No fuel used : 2


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Less than $10,000 : 174

$10,000 to $14,999 : 81

$15,000 to $19,999 : 72

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 98

$30,000 to $34,999 : 71

$35,000 to $39,999 : 57

$40,000 to $49,999 : 174

$50,000 to $59,999 : 223

$60,000 to $69,999 : 242

$70,000 to $79,999 : 310

$80,000 to $89,999 : 343

$90,000 to $99,999 : 241

$100,000 to $124,999 : 469

$125,000 to $149,999 : 271

$150,000 to $174,999 : 194

$175,000 to $199,999 : 123

$200,000 to $249,999 : 187

$250,000 to $299,999 : 33

$300,000 to $399,999 : 49

$400,000 to $499,999 : 8

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 8

$1,000,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 104

Home equity loan only : 173

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 50

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,593

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,580


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Louisa County, Iowa)

Built 2005 or later : $19,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $205,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $110,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $62,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $82,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $78,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $83,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Louisa County, Iowa: 70.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Iowa: 64.7%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Louisa County, Iowa

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 32 32 $2,763,500
  Two Family 2 4 $320,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 36 $3,083,500
2000        
  Single Family 17 17 $2,320,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $2,320,700
2001        
  Single Family 26 26 $2,616,475
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $2,616,475
2002        
  Single Family 28 28 $2,926,852
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $2,926,852
2003        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,689,182
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 16 $1,889,182
2004        
  Single Family 7 7 $700,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $700,000
2005        
  Single Family 34 34 $4,534,482
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $4,534,482
2006        
  Single Family 36 36 $4,821,972
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

36 36 $4,821,972


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisa County, IA): $39,086
Median Household Income In 2000 (Iowa): $39,469


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisa County): $66,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Iowa): $82,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Louisa County, Iowa

Utility Gas: 50.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 32.0%
Electricity: 14.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Louisa County, Iowa

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.59%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 97.41%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisa County): $419
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Iowa): $470
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Louisa County): $565


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Louisa County, Iowa are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Louisa County, Iowa

Louisa County Phns


     Address: 805 James L Hodges Avenue North, Wapello, Iowa 52653
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/1/1971

Unity Home Care


     Address: 1609 Cedar Street, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Washington Co. Public Health


     Address: 110 North Iowa Avenue, Suite 300, Washington, Iowa 52353
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/6/1979

Great River Home Health Care


     Address: 1221 South Gear Avenue, West Burlington, Iowa 52655
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/18/1984

Advanced Home Health Care Ltd


     Address: 1525 Mount Pleasant Street, Burlington, Iowa 52601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/30/1998

Hospitals Close To Louisa County, Iowa

Unity Hospital


     Address: 1518 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Henry County Health Center


     Address: 407 S White St, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Washington County Hospital


     Address: 400 East Polk Street, Washington, Iowa 52353
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Great River Medical Center


     Address: 1221 South Gear Avenue, West Burlington, Iowa 52655
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital


     Address: 500 Market Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Louisa County, Iowa

Morning Sun Care Center


     Address: 200 Washington, Morning Sun, Iowa 52640
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Wapello Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 601 Highway 61 South, Wapello, Iowa 52653
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Colonial Manor Of Columbus Junction


     Address: 814 Springer Avenue, Columbus Junction, Iowa 52738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Unity Health System


     Address: 1518 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 3
     Percent Occupied: 38%

Simpson Memorial Home


     Address: 1000 North Miller Street, West Liberty, Iowa 52776
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Louisa County, Iowa

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 61 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Louisa County, Iowa

    Retired Workers: 1,490
    Disabled Workers: 225
    Widowers Workers: 220
    Spouses Workers: 155
    Children Workers: 135


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Louisa County, Iowa


Charges


All Other: $499,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $490,000
Health & Hospitals: $586,000
Highways: $2,013,000
All Other: $61,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $592,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $183,000
Central Staff Services: $230,000
Health Services - Other: $484,000
Regular Highways: $2,497,000
Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
Police Protection: $1,354,000
Welfare - Other: $72,000
General - Other: $339,000


Other Capital Outlay


Regular Highways: $726,000
General - Other: $111,000


General


Interest On Debt: $6,061,000


Tax


Property: $3,365,000
Public Utilities: $636,000
Other License: $23,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $14,000
Interest Earnings: $6,262,000
General Revenue, Nec: $139,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $82,530,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $4,001,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,727,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $275,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $86,584,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $315,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $4,329,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $82,255,000


(updated 2006)



Louisa County, Iowa Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 46.72%
  • Bush & Cheney 52.32%
  • Other 0.96%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Louisa County, Iowa citizens.

Relocation to Louisa County, IA

5.91 % of Louisa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,829

Iowa Average 6.30 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Louisa County, IA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Muscatine County , IA 1.58 % ($28,758 AGI )
  • Des Moines County , IA 0.74 % ($29,677 AGI )
  • Johnson County , IA 0.34 % ($23,071 AGI )
  • Washington County , IA 0.29 % ($27,167 AGI )
  • Henry County , IA 0.26 % ($25,727 AGI )

Relocation away from Louisa County, IA

6.56 % of Louisa County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,404

Iowa Average 6.47 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Louisa County, IA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Muscatine County , IA 2.00 % ($32,060 AGI )
  • Des Moines County , IA 0.76 % ($30,438 AGI )
  • Johnson County , IA 0.55 % ($30,696 AGI )
  • Washington County , IA 0.41 % ($27,059 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Iowa

Low Bracket: $1,379 (0.36%)
High Bracket: $62,055 (8.98%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Iowa

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Louisa County, Iowa is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Louisa County, Iowa


On 05/09/1970, a tornado touched down 0.97 miles from the center of Louisa County, Iowa. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 01/24/1967, a tornado touched down 1.54 miles from the center of Louisa County, Iowa. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/18/1998, a tornado touched down 5.99 miles from the center of Louisa County, Iowa. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 01/24/1967, a tornado touched down 8.01 miles from the center of Louisa County, Iowa. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 04/30/2003, a tornado touched down 8.14 miles from the center of Louisa County, Iowa. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Louisa County, Iowa

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/22/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
04/30/2003, 09:30 pm 0 0 $500K --
08/08/1995, 11:00 am 0 0 $40K $5K
06/02/1995, 04:00 pm 0 0 $250K $10K
08/16/1993, 04:30 am 0 0 $500K $500K
08/11/1993, 08:00 pm 0 0 $50K $5K
08/10/1993, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K $5K
         
Hail        
07/03/2006, 03:15 pm 0 0 -- $2K
06/06/2006, 03:35 pm 0 0 -- $2K
06/06/2006, 03:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/06/2006, 03:11 pm 0 0 $4K $4K
06/06/2006, 03:10 pm 0 0 $3K $3K
03/12/2006, 07:36 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/12/2006, 06:33 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/31/2004, 02:37 pm 0 0 -- $4K
05/20/2004, 06:55 pm 0 0 -- $2K
08/01/2003, 01:38 pm 0 0 $3K $15K
04/30/2003, 06:50 pm 0 0 $50K --
04/30/2003, 06:45 pm 0 0 $250K --
04/30/2003, 06:25 pm 0 0 $100K --
04/30/2003, 06:12 pm 0 0 $500K --
04/30/2003, 06:01 pm 0 0 $500K --
04/30/2003, 05:40 pm 0 0 $1M --
04/30/2003, 05:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/30/2003, 05:25 pm 0 0 $150K --
04/30/2003, 05:02 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/30/2003, 04:50 pm 0 0 $1M --
04/30/2003, 04:48 pm 0 0 $50K --
05/25/1994, 02:28 pm 0 0 $5K $50K
         
Heavy Rain        
04/05/2001, 08:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/30/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
09/07/2007, 02:10 am 0 0 $1K --
06/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/02/2007, 03:05 am 0 0 $1K --
07/03/2006, 03:03 pm 0 0 -- $6K
07/03/2006, 03:01 pm 0 0 -- $6K
06/06/2006, 03:11 pm 0 0 -- $3K
04/16/2006, 12:47 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/13/2006, 08:15 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/13/2006, 07:51 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/02/2006, 04:14 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/02/2006, 03:58 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/02/2006, 03:57 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/02/2006, 03:54 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/02/2006, 03:51 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/11/2005, 07:55 pm 0 0 -- $20K
08/11/2005, 07:47 pm 0 0 $1K $10K
06/08/2005, 11:29 am 0 0 $120K $40K
08/18/2004, 05:36 pm 0 0 $2K $3K
08/03/2004, 07:00 pm 0 0 -- $2K
07/20/2003, 11:24 pm 0 0 $20K $5K
04/30/2003, 04:50 pm 0 0 $50K --
05/17/2001, 01:05 am 0 0 $1K --
09/11/2000, 05:30 pm 0 0 -- $1M
08/09/2000, 03:30 am 0 0 -- $20K
07/02/2000, 08:05 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/13/2000, 02:33 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/01/2000, 06:48 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/18/2000, 11:45 am 0 0 $50K --
07/27/1999, 10:15 pm 0 0 $10K --
02/11/1999, 12:20 pm 0 2 $20K --
06/29/1998, 02:07 pm 1 1 $1M --
06/29/1998, 01:46 pm 0 0 $21M --
06/21/1997, 04:10 am 0 0 $5K --
06/21/1997, 03:35 am 0 0 $40K --
05/09/1996, 07:02 pm 0 0 $100K --
05/09/1996, 06:45 pm 0 0 $800K --
05/25/1994, 02:44 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/15/1994, 12:20 am 0 0 $5K --
04/14/1994, 11:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Louisa County, Iowa

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-07-16 1 100 1 0 0 $100K --
  2007-06-01 6 774 3 0 1 $1M --
  2006-06-06 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-04-13 5 176 1 0 0 $80K --
  2006-04-13 -- 176 1 0 0 $2K --
  2006-04-13 9 440 1 1 1 $120K --
  2006-04-13 1 440 1 0 0 $5K --
  2006-04-13 4 350 1 0 0 $20K --
  2006-04-02 -- 50 1 0 0 $5K --
  2003-05-10 8 100 -- 0 0 $100K --
  2003-05-10 12 200 -- 0 0 $1M --
  2001-04-11 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-06-29 1 2 1 0 0 $5K --
  1998-06-18 -- 1 -- 0 0 $2K --
  1998-06-18 1 100 1 0 1 $180K --
  1998-05-15 14 400 3 0 17 $6M --
  1991-05-17 -- 17 1 0 0 $3K --
  1991-03-22 4 80 2 0 0 $250K --
  1988-05-08 2 40 1 0 0 $250K --
  1988-05-08 7 60 2 0 0 $25M --
  1988-05-08 13 60 2 0 0 $3M --
  1987-05-20 12 27 1 0 0 $250K --
  1987-05-20 12 27 1 0 0 $250K --
  1987-05-20 2 27 1 0 0 $250K --
  1984-06-07 6 200 2 0 0 $3M --
  1984-06-07 8 200 2 0 0 $3M --
  1983-06-29 19 40 1 0 0 $250K --
  1983-05-01 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1981-04-04 53 33 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1981-04-03 32 33 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1981-04-03 17 33 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1981-04-03 1 50 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1979-07-27 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1977-05-04 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1977-05-04 -- 20 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1975-04-23 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-07-22 1 150 1 0 0 $25K --
  1974-05-16 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-04-28 2 50 1 0 2 $25K --
  1973-04-21 1 150 1 0 0 $25K --
  1973-04-20 2 350 1 0 0 $25K --
  1972-06-05 -- 150 1 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-09 1 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-09 2 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1967-01-24 2 150 2 0 1 $25K --
  1967-01-24 3 250 2 0 0 -- --
  1967-01-24 -- 150 -- 0 0 $250K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Louisa County, Iowa directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Iowa

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,104 6,058 6,249 5,499 4,912 7,032 5,283 5,381 5,797 5,917


(updated 2014)



Jails in Louisa County, Iowa


  • Louisa County Jail


    503 Franklin Street, Wapello, IA 52653
    Confined: 13
    Avg. Population: 13


(updated 2006)



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