Black Hawk County

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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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    The tornado lifted just before leaving Black Hawk County at 5:50 pm CDT.
    Black Hawk County is located in the northeastern part of Iowa (Figure 1).
    Black Hawk County initially developed a corn suitability rating for determining land suitability for corn production.
    The satellite image used for producing a land cover map, and the color infrared image which was used as reference data for training the computer were obtained from Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR); the soil map and several other data layers including roads, parcel, and zoning were obtained from the Black Hawk County's Management Information System and Planning and Zoning Department.
    Notes: a mandatory pre-bid meeting shall be held on tuesday, september 6, 2016 at 10:00 am at the black hawk county jail, 225 east 6th st., waterloo, ia.Refer questions to dewberry, mike morland, project manager at 309-282-8173 or by e-mail tommorland@dewberry.Com.
    Mandatory to bid) Black Hawk County Courthouse 316 E 5th St, Room 201, Waterloo, IARefer questions to Abbi Kienast, Administrative Aide to Rory Geving, at 319-833-3087 or by e-mail to
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    Citizens can currently find real estate mapping and property valuation information for Cedar Falls on the GIS site managed by the Black Hawk County Assessor s Office.
    However, Cedar Falls and Waterloo referred to the amount of homeless people within Black Hawk County as a whole when setting its financing priorities for programs for financial year 2015 to financial year 2019.
    Black Hawk County will not go broke with utility bills even after the the brutally cold weather last week.
    The project would be funded by locals' refuse fees as well as the city's share of Black Hawk County Landfill proceeds.