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

The community of Ida Grove is the Seat for Ida County.

Ida County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from CherokeeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ida had a population of 6,762 people. This is a decrease of 13.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,837 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ida represented 0.27% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 92nd 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
20107,089-9.54%+4.84% since 2009
20096,762-13.72%-2.31% since 2008
20086,922-11.68%-0.83% since 2007
20007,837The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ida Grove   2,0222,35013.96% decrease  
Holstein   1,3621,4707.35% decrease  
Battle Creek   64574313.19% decrease  
Galva   29436820.11% decrease  
Arthur   20424516.73% 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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