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Winneshiek County, IA Public Records

District Court
201 W Main St
Decorah, IA 52101 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 563-382-2469
F: 563-382-0603
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.

Winneshiek County, IA Vital Records

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

Winneshiek County
County Recorder
www.winneshiekcounty.org/site/rec...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 563-382-3486
Fax: 563-382-5437
Recorded Documents

Winneshiek County Vital Certificates

Winneshiek 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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Winneshiek County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 689.61 sq mi
Population (2009): 20,629
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 97.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -681
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 20.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.46
Housing Units (2000): 8,208
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.5%
Migration Flow to Winneshiek County, IA from (2007-2008):

Winneshiek County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $558,424
  • Construction: $55,358
  • Retail Trade: $32,677
  • Professional and Technical Services: $14,264
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $13,303
  • Retail Trade: $32,677
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $8,374
  • Manufacturing: $130,594
  • Farms: $56,871
  • Government: $86,204
Employed (2000): 11,764
Unemployed (2000): 551
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,861
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,958
Local Government Revenue (2007): $84,426 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $20,010 (thou. dol.)

Winneshiek County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 234
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.2
Deaths (2007): 157
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

Winneshiek County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 16
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 16
Property Crimes (2008): 158
  • Burglary: 20
  • Larceny-Theft: 130
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 8

Winneshiek County Genealogy Records