Ringgold County

Ringgold County, Iowa

109 W Madison St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
Phone: (641) 464-3234
Fax: (641) 464-2478

On central-southern border of IA, southwest of Des Moines; established Feb 24, 1847 from Taylor County. Name Origin: For Maj. Samuel Ringgold (1800-1846), officer in the Seminole War and the Mexican-American War, he died at the Battle of Palo Alto

Area (sq mi):: 538.92 (land 537.67; water 1.26) Population per square mile: 9.80
Population 2005: 5,273 State rank: 98 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.60%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 5,469 (White 98.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 43.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,023; median household $29,110; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,992-$20,903
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The nearest confirmed distributional records are from Nodaway County, Missouri and Ringgold County, Iowa to the northwest (Easterla, 1970), Story County, Iowa to the north (Polderboer et al.