Woodbury County

Woodbury County, Iowa

620 Douglas St
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: (712) 279-6611
Fax: (712) 279-6021

On the western border of IA; established Jan 15, 1851 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Levi Woodbury (1789-1851), governor of NH (1823-24), U.S. senator (1825-31; 1841-45), U.S. secretary of the navy (1831-34), U.S. secretary of the treasury (1834-41), and U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1845-51)

Area (sq mi):: 877.39 (land 872.59; water 4.79) Population per square mile: 117.60
Population 2005: 102,605 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 5.70% Population 2000: 103,877 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 2.40%; Other 8.10%). Foreign born: 7.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,771; median household $38,509; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,545-$26,981
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sioux City County seat (83,680)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The rural Woodbury County site is located just south of Sioux City and Sergeant Bluff.
    White (11) first subdivided the Dakota, with the Woodbury unit of Woodbury County, Iowa, representing the type Dakota Formation of today (not Omadi Formation, 12; see 13).
    In northwest Iowa, nearly two dozen farmsteads were destroyed and 60 damaged, said Woodbury County Emergency Director Gary Brown.
    Gaming and racing facilities company Penn National Gaming Inc (NASDAQ:PENN) said on Monday that it has submitted two proposals for a new gaming and entertainment destination in Woodbury County to the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission (IRGC) for consideration.
    18 x 18 pastel by Pauline Senssenic of Sioux City depicting a corn field in Woodbury County in early spring.
    Over eighty percent of the American Indian children in the child welfare system in Iowa were located in Woodbury County, Iowa.
    Except, that is, for Woodbury County in western Iowa.
    In June 2005, Woodbury County in northwest Iowa instituted a property-tax rebate designed to entice conventional farmers to switch to organic practices.
    Every year, Hinrichsen and Wingert display their tractors at the Woodbury County Fair in nearby Moville.
    In 1950, the Sioux Falls MSA included only Minnehaha County while the Sioux City MSA included only Woodbury County.
    NASDAQ: PENN) announced today that it has submitted to the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission (IRGC) two proposals for a new gaming and entertainment destination in Woodbury County for its consideration.
    In describing the use of three instruments to monitor and stimulate changes in racial and ethnic disproportionalities and disparities in Woodbury County, Iowa, Richardson and Derezotes (2010, this issue) indicate that such rates have been reduced.