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Buena Vista County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 1186
Storm Lake, IA 50588 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-F CST
P: 712-749-2546
F: 712-749-2700
Couriers: 215 E 5th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, mental health records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Buena Vista County, IA Vital Records

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

Buena Vista County
County Recorder
215 E 5th
Storm Lake, IA 50588 www.bvcountyiowa.com/index.php/re...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 712-213-7430
Fax: 712-749-2708
Recorded Documents

Buena Vista County Vital Certificates

Buena Vista 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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Buena Vista County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 574.78 sq mi
Population (2009): 19,601
  • Females: 49.1%
  • White: 91.8%
  • Black/African American: 2.3%
  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 22.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 70.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -810
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 12.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 16.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 8,145
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.4%
Migration Flow to Buena Vista County, IA from (2007-2008):

Buena Vista County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $470,965
  • Construction: $13,959
  • Retail Trade: $31,464
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $16,492
  • Retail Trade: $31,464
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $9,146
  • Manufacturing: $120,128
  • Farms: $63,759
  • Government: $74,489
Employed (2000): 9,828
Unemployed (2000): 387
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,847
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,488
Local Government Revenue (2007): $67,778 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $25,489 (thou. dol.)

Buena Vista County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 289
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.9
Deaths (2007): 186
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Buena Vista County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 47
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 45
Property Crimes (2008): 456
  • Burglary: 120
  • Larceny-Theft: 316
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 20

Buena Vista County Genealogy Records