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Black Hawk County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 565.8 square miles
Population Density 231.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 132,546
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 21.4%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 51.1%
White 86.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4
Asian 1.8%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 8.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.3%
Veterans 9,095
Households and Housing
Households 52,276
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.9%
Median household income $45,747
The per capita income $24,273
Live below the poverty line. 17%
housing units 56,508
Multi-unit structures 24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $123,600
Residents owning their homes. 67.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,739
Women-owned firms 29.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.6%
Black-owned firms 4.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,929,430
Retail sales per capita $15,224
Manufacturers shipments $5,880,301
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,278,450