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Black Hawk County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 9500
Waterloo, IA 50703 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 319-833-3331
F: 319-833-3251
Couriers: 316 E 5th St
Waterloo, IA 50703
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.

Black Hawk County, IA Vital Records

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

Black Hawk County
County Recorder
www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/239/Recor...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 319-833-3012
Recorded Documents

Black Hawk County Vital Certificates

Black Hawk 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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Black Hawk County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 567.11 sq mi
Population (2009): 129,276
  • Females: 51.8%
  • White: 88.5%
  • Black/African American: 8.4%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 85.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,263
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 23.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 51,759
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.9%
Migration Flow to Black Hawk County, IA from (2007-2008):

Black Hawk County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $3,669,057
  • Construction: $170,814
  • Retail Trade: $244,856
  • Professional and Technical Services: $178,323
  • Healthcare: $452,286
  • Banking: $171,544
  • Retail Trade: $244,856
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $95,699
  • Manufacturing: $1,038,947
  • Farms: $33,231
  • Government: $583,277
Employed (2000): 64,135
Unemployed (2000): 3,244
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $32,915
Local Government Employment (2007): 6,790
Local Government Revenue (2007): $379,440 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $239,172 (thou. dol.)

Black Hawk County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,731
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.7
Deaths (2007): 1,072
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 7
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.0

Black Hawk County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 691
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 64
  • Robbery: 122
  • Aggravated Assault: 503
Property Crimes (2008): 3,991
  • Burglary: 1,032
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,741
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 218

Black Hawk County Genealogy Records