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

The community of Charles City is the Seat for Floyd County.

Floyd County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from ChickasawCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Floyd had a population of 15,910 people. This is a decrease of 5.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,900 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Floyd represented 0.58% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 47th 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
201016,303-3.53%+2.47% since 2009
200915,910-5.86%-0.75% since 2008
200816,031-5.14%-1.19% since 2007
200016,900The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Charles City   7,3467,8125.97% decrease  
Rockford   8729073.86% decrease  
Rudd   3924319.05% decrease  
Floyd   3333617.76% decrease  
Marble Rock   3223261.23% decrease  

Websites for Floyd County

Official Website:   www.floydcoia.org/

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<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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