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Poweshiek County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 218
Montezuma, IA 50171 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 641-623-5644
F: 641-623-5320
Couriers: 302 E Main St
Montezuma, IA 50171
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 expunged records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Poweshiek County, IA Vital Records

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Poweshiek County
County Recorder
302 E Main
Montezuma, IA 50171 poweshiekcounty.org/poweshiek-rec...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 641-623-5434
Fax: 641-623-2928
Recorded Documents

Poweshiek County Vital Certificates

Poweshiek County Vital Certificates

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Poweshiek County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 585.03 sq mi
Population (2009): 18,423
  • Females: 51.3%
  • White: 96.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 94.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): -409
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.35
Housing Units (2000): 8,556
Homeownership Rate (2000): 71.9%
Migration Flow to Poweshiek County, IA from (2007-2008):

Poweshiek County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $513,581
  • Construction: $42,228
  • Retail Trade: $23,281
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $51,484
  • Retail Trade: $23,281
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $7,418
  • Manufacturing: $101,331
  • Farms: $43,461
  • Government: $41,321
Employed (2000): 9,773
Unemployed (2000): 509
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $35,361
Local Government Employment (2007): 849
Local Government Revenue (2007): $45,501 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $23,840 (thou. dol.)

Poweshiek County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 213
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4
Deaths (2007): 193
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.4

Poweshiek County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 28
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 7
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 19
Property Crimes (2008): 420
  • Burglary: 128
  • Larceny-Theft: 272
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 20

Poweshiek County Genealogy Records