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Clarke County, IA Public Records

District Court
100 S Main St
Osceola, IA 50213 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 641-342-6096
F: 641-342-2463
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.

Clarke County, IA Vital Records

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

Clarke County
County Recorder
www.clarkecountyiowa.org/ClarkeCo...
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 641-342-3313
Recorded Documents

Clarke County Vital Certificates

Clarke 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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Clarke County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 431.12 sq mi
Population (2009): 9,086
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 98.1%
  • Black/African American: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 7.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -47
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.50
Housing Units (2000): 3,934
Homeownership Rate (2000): 72.4%
Migration Flow to Clarke County, IA from (2007-2008):

Clarke County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $201,853
  • Construction: $5,573
  • Retail Trade: $11,225
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,232
  • Healthcare: $13,075
  • Banking: $4,455
  • Retail Trade: $11,225
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $18,038
  • Manufacturing: $61,648
  • Farms: $20,435
  • Government: $32,281
Employed (2000): 4,534
Unemployed (2000): 283
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,867
Local Government Employment (2007): 652
Local Government Revenue (2007): $33,540 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $24,353 (thou. dol.)

Clarke County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 141
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.6
Deaths (2007): 107
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.1

Clarke County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 12
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 12
Property Crimes (2008): 186
  • Burglary: 32
  • Larceny-Theft: 144
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 10

Clarke County Genealogy Records