Story County

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Story County, Iowa

1315 South B Ave
Nevada, IA 50201
Phone: (515) 382-7410
www.storycounty.com

In central IA, north of Des Moines; established Jan 13, 1846 from Jasper, Polk, and Boone counties. Name Origin: For Joseph Story (1779-1845), MA legislator and associate justice of the Supreme Court (1811-45)

Area (sq mi):: 573.70 (land 572.86; water 0.84) Population per square mile: 139.60
Population 2005: 79,952 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 79,981 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 5.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 6.90%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,949; median household $40,442; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,826-$28,119
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 16.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ames (52,319)

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    Local Iowa newspaper the Ames Tribune recently reported that supervisors in Story County, IA have indicated their support for the development of a new ethanol production facility in Nevada, IA.