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Pottawattamie County, IA Public Records

District Court
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 712-328-5604
F: 712-328-4810
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, pending 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.

Pottawattamie County, IA Vital Records

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

Pottawattamie County
County Recorder
www.pottcounty.com/departments/re...
8AM-3:30PM CST
Phone: 712-328-5612
Fax: 712-328-4738
Recorded Documents

Pottawattamie County Vital Certificates

Pottawattamie County Vital Certificates

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Pottawattamie County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 954.26 sq mi
Population (2009): 90,224
  • Females: 50.9%
  • White: 96.5%
  • Black/African American: 1.2%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 2,417
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 35,761
Homeownership Rate (2000): 71.1%
Migration Flow to Pottawattamie County, IA from (2007-2008):

Pottawattamie County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,855,506
  • Construction: $164,268
  • Retail Trade: $161,392
  • Professional and Technical Services: $64,536
  • Healthcare: $214,326
  • Banking: $41,238
  • Retail Trade: $161,392
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $130,656
  • Manufacturing: $284,134
  • Farms: $40,950
  • Government: $272,802
Employed (2000): 44,658
Unemployed (2000): 1,910
Unemployment Rate (2009): 4.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,292
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,346
Local Government Revenue (2007): $273,243 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $151,381 (thou. dol.)

Pottawattamie County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,231
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.7
Deaths (2007): 847
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 13
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6

Pottawattamie County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 475
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 80
  • Robbery: 69
  • Aggravated Assault: 322
Property Crimes (2008): 4,923
  • Burglary: 1,029
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,401
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 493

Pottawattamie County Genealogy Records