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Kossuth County, IA Public Records

District Court
114 W State St
Algona, IA 50511 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-F CST
P: 515-295-3240
F: 515-295-2820
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health or domestic abuse records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Kossuth County, IA Vital Records

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

Kossuth County
County Recorder
www.co.kossuth.ia.us/recorder.php
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 515-295-5660
Fax: 515-395-3660
Recorded Documents

Kossuth County Vital Certificates

Kossuth County Vital Certificates

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Kossuth County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 973.01 sq mi
Population (2009): 15,154
  • Females: 50.6%
  • White: 98.7%
  • Black/African American: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,009
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.42
Housing Units (2000): 7,605
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.8%
Migration Flow to Kossuth County, IA from (2007-2008):

Kossuth County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $408,567
  • Construction: $22,558
  • Retail Trade: $22,555
  • Professional and Technical Services: $12,618
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $26,172
  • Retail Trade: $22,555
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $3,794
  • Manufacturing: $95,717
  • Farms: $79,142
  • Government: $49,131
Employed (2000): 8,240
Unemployed (2000): 325
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,584
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,027
Local Government Revenue (2007): $55,411 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $11,516 (thou. dol.)

Kossuth County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 188
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.2
Deaths (2007): 192
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6

Kossuth County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 16
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 15
Property Crimes (2008): 96
  • Burglary: 48
  • Larceny-Theft: 43
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 5

Kossuth County Genealogy Records