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Benton County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 719
Vinton, IA 52349 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 319-472-2766
F: 319-472-2747
Couriers: 111 E 4th St, 2nd Fl
Vinton, IA 52349
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Benton County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Benton County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Benton County
County Recorder

8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 319-472-3309
Fax: 319-472-3647
Recorded Documents

Benton County Vital Certificates

Benton County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Benton County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 716.39 sq mi
Population (2009): 26,734
  • Females: 49.8%
  • White: 98.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,427
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 8.0%
High School Graduates (2000): 87.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.56
Housing Units (2000): 10,377
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.4%
Migration Flow to Benton County, IA from (2007-2008):

Benton County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $326,704
  • Construction: $27,659
  • Retail Trade: $26,272
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,145
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $12,576
  • Retail Trade: $26,272
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $3,064
  • Manufacturing: $42,961
  • Farms: $40,164
  • Government: $70,249
Employed (2000): 12,798
Unemployed (2000): 381
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $32,419
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,336
Local Government Revenue (2007): $56,558 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $42,870 (thou. dol.)

Benton County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 289
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.9
Deaths (2007): 207
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.5

Benton County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 4
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 3
Property Crimes (2008): 194
  • Burglary: 50
  • Larceny-Theft: 141
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 3

Benton County Genealogy Records