Sac County

Sac County, Iowa

PO Box 368
Sac City, IA 50583
Phone: (712) 662-7791
Fax: (712) 662-7978
www.saccounty.org

In west-central IA, southwest of Fort Dodge; established Jan 15, 1851 from Greene County. Name Origin: An Indian tribal name meaning 'outlet.' Also spelled Sauk.

Area (sq mi):: 578.38 (land 575.82; water 2.56) Population per square mile: 18.40
Population 2005: 10,621 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.90%; 1990-2000 -6.50% Population 2000: 11,529 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,902; median household $32,874; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,010-$24,407
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Member cooperatives include Boone Valley Electric Cooperative, Renwick; Butler County REC, Allison; Calhoun County REC, Rockwell City; Franklin REC, Hampton; Glidden REC, Glidden; Grundy County REC, Grundy Center; Humboldt County REC, Humboldt; Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Estherville; Midland Power Cooperative, Jefferson; Prairie Energy Cooperative, Clarion; and Sac County REC, Sac City.
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Sac County Mutual Telephone Company has been providing telephone service to Odebolt, Iowa community since 1903.
Schaefer, general manager at Sac County Mutual Telephone.
Sac County, Iowa -- Located in the northwestern part of the state, Sac County is a quintessential farming area known for corn, soybeans, dairy and hogs and a special sense of community that all residents enjoy.
Amy Peyton, 18, of Sac City, a senior at East Sac County High School and a member of the ISU Sac County 4-H, helped develop a town-improvement program to promote tourism and boost civic pride.
Kevin, Iowa's top high school youth volunteer, was honored for rallying residents throughout his rural county to help him make large, wooden "barn quilts" and mount them on historic barns and other buildings in Sac County, in an effort to boost the local economy by attracting more tourists.
Kevin, a senior at Sac Community High School, rallied residents throughout his rural county to help him make large, wooden "barn quilts" and mount them on historic barns and other buildings in Sac County, in an effort to boost the local economy by attracting more tourists.
Kevin took his idea to numerous organizations, solicited grants and donations totaling more than $17,000, purchased materials, asked local quilters to pick designs and color schemes, and then recruited art and agriculture students, 4-H members and other youth and adult volunteers all over Sac County to paint the "barn quilts.
Kevin, a senior at Sac Community High School, organized the Sac County Barn Quilts project to attract more visitors and tourism dollars to his rural county in western Iowa.
Kevin took his idea to numerous organizations, solicited grants and donations totaling more than $17,000, purchased materials, asked local quilters to pick designs and color schemes, and then recruited art and architecture students, 4-H members and other youth and adult volunteers all over Sac County to paint the "barn quilts.
Fitch IBCA rates Sac County, Iowa's industrial revenue bonds (EVAPCO, Inc.