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Time Zone: Calhoun County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Rockwell City is the Seat for Calhoun County.

Calhoun County was founded January 15, 1851.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Calhoun had a population of 9,671 people. This is a decrease of 12.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,115 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Calhoun represented 0.38% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 74th most populous county (out of 99 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20099,671-12.99%-1.83% since 2008
20089,851-11.37%-1% since 2007
200011,115The Last Census

More information can be found on the Calhoun County Census Page for Calhoun County.


Below are some of the communities located in Calhoun County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Calhoun County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Rockwell City   1,9502,26413.87% decrease  
Manson   1,6201,89314.42% decrease  
Lake City   1,5791,78711.64% decrease  
Pomeroy   59871015.77% decrease  
Farnhamville   34943018.84% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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