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Iowa County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Iowa County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded October 9, 1829
Seat Dodgeville
Largest city Dodgeville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

768 sq mi (1,989 km²)
763 sq mi (1,975 km²)
5 sq mi (14 km²), 0.70%
 - (2000)
 - Density

30/sq mi (12/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Iowa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 22,780. Its county seat is Dodgeville6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,989 km² (768 sq mi). 1,975 km² (763 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.70%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Iowa County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Iowa County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 23,114
1910 22,497 −2.7%
1920 21,504 −4.4%
1930 20,039 −6.8%
1940 20,595 2.8%
1950 19,610 −4.8%
1960 19,631 0.1%
1970 19,306 −1.7%
1980 19,802 2.6%
1990 20,150 1.8%
2000 22,780 13.1%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 22,780 people, 8,764 households, and 6,213 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (30/sq mi). There were 9,579 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.70% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 33.6% were of German, 17.2% Norwegian, 11.6% English, 11.3% Irish and 7.9% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 8,764 households out of which 34.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Rivers and streamsEdit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 43°00′N 90°08′W / 43.00, -90.13

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