Monday, April 29, 2019

Population loss in rural Iowa: Palo Alto County

Source:  Wikipedia (Palo Alto County, Emmetsburg)

Emmetsburg is the county seat of Palo Alto County.

Related reading:
Census estimates show BV population in decline.  (Pilot Tribune, 4/22/2019)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Buena Vista County is one of 69 in the state that are losing population. 
Newly-released estimates place the county under 20,000 population for the first time in at least a decade, down from 20,102 in 2017 to 19,874 for 2018. Census estimates have reduced population of the county for five consecutive years, from the recent high of 20,612 in 2013. 
In the area, Cherokee, Clay, Ida, Sac, Pocahontas and Palo Alto County all saw a decline in the new estimates, with only O’Brien seeing a slight increase. 

Related posts:
Greetings from Trump's America:  Pocahontas County.  (9/6/2018)

Row 1, west to east
Fremont County/Sidney.  (4/23/2019)
Page County/Clarinda.  (4/23/2019)
Taylor County/Bedford.  (4/23/2019)
Ringgold County/Mount Ayr.  (4/23/2019)
Decatur County/Leon.  (4/24/2019)
Wayne County/Corydon.  (4/24/2019)
Appanoose County/Centerville.  (4/24/2019)
Davis County/Bloomfield.  (4/24/2019)
Van Buren/Keosauqua. (4/24/2019)

Row 2, west to east
Adams County/Corning.  (4/24/2019)
Lucas County/Chariton.  (4/24/2019)
Monroe County/Albia.  (4/25/2019)

Row 3, west to east
Adair County/Greenfield.  (4/25/2019)
Keokuk County/Sigourney.  (4/25/2019)

Row 4, west to east
Audubon County/Audubon (4/26/2019)

Row 5, west to east
Monona County/Onawa.  (4/27/2019)
Greene County/Jefferson.  (4/27/2019)

Row 6, west to east
Ida County/Ida Grove.  (4/28/2019)
Sac County/Sac City.  (4/28/2019)
Calhoun County/Rockwell City.  (4/28/2019)

Row 7, west to east
Cherokee County/Cherokee.  (4/29/2019)
Pocahontas County/Pocahontas.  (4/29/2019)

Greetings from Trump's America:   Palo Alto County, Iowa.  (9/6/2018)

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