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Black Hawk County, Iowa

316 E 5th St
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 833-3012
Fax: (319) 833-3170

In east-central IA, northwest of Cedar Rapids; established Feb 17, 1843 (prior to statehood) from Delaware County. Name Origin: For Black Hawk (1767-1838), famous Indian warrior and chief of the Sac and Fox tribes

Area (sq mi):: 571.91 (land 567.11; water 4.80) Population per square mile: 222.00
Population 2005: 125,891 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 128,012 (White 87.70%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,885; median household $37,266; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,375-$27,531
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waterloo County seat (66,767)
  • Cedar Falls (36,343)

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