Appanoose County

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Appanoose County, Iowa

PO Box 400
Centerville, IA 52544
Phone: (641) 856-6101
Fax: (641) 856-2282
www.appanoosecounty.net

On the central-southern border of IA; established Feb 17, 1843 (prior to statehood) from Davis County. Name Origin: For a respected chief of the Sac and Fox tribes, prominent in IA and KS in the 1830s and 1840s. His name means 'chief when a child; prince.'

Area (sq mi):: 516.35 (land 496.25; water 20.10) Population per square mile: 27.50
Population 2005: 13,666 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 13,721 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,644; median household $28,612; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,409-$21,654
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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