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The 1878 History of Benton County, Iowa
pages 238-239

Population of Iowa by Counties

  Aggregate
Counties 1875 1870 1860 1850 1846 Voters
Adair 7045 3982 984     1616
Adams 7832 4614 1533     1727
Allamakee 19158 17868 12237 777   3653
Appanoose 2370 16456 11931 3131   527
Audubon 17405 1212 454     3679
Benton 28807 22454 8496 672   478
Black Hawk 22913 21706 8244 135   4877
Boone 17251 14584 4232 735   3515
Bremer 13220 12528 4915     2656
Buchanan 17315 17034 7906 517   3890
Buena Vista 3561 1585 57     817
Buncombe*            
Butler 11734 9951 3724     2598
Calhoun 3185 1602 147     681
Carroll 5760 2451 281     1197
Cass 10552 5464 1612     2422
Cedar 17879 19731 12949 3941 1253 3934
Cerro Gordo 6685 4722 940     1526
Cherokee 4249 1967 58     1001
Chickasaw 11400 10180 4336     2392
Clarke 10118 8735 5427 79   2213
Clay 3559 1523 52     868
Clayton 27184 27771 20728 3873 1101 5272
Clinton 34295 35357 18938 2822 821 5569
Crawford 6039 2530 383     1244
Dallas 14386 12019 5244 854   3170
Davis 15757 15565 13764 7264   3448
Decatur 13249 12018 8677 965   2882
Delaware 16893 17432 11024 1759 168 3662
Des Moines 35415 27256 19611 12988 5577 6654
Dickinson 1748 1389 180     394
Dubuque 43845 38969 31164 10841 3059 8759
Emmett 1436 1392 105     299
Fayette 20515 16973 12073 825   4637
Floyd 13100 10768 3744     2884
Franklin 6558 4738 1309     1374
Fremont 13719 11173 5074 1244   2998
Greene 7028 4627 1374     1622
Grundy 8134 6399 793     1525
Guthrie 9638 7061 3058     2339
Hamilton 7701 6055 1699     1455
Hancock 1482 999 179     303
Hardin 15029 13684 5440     3215
Harrison 11818 8931 3621     2658
Henry 21594 21463 18701 8707 3772 4641
Howard 7875 6282 3168     1712
Humboldt 3455 2596 332     695
Ida 794 226 43     172
Iowa 17456 16644 8029 822   3576
Jackson 23061 22619 18493 7210 1411 4901
Jasper 24128 22116 9883 1280   5239
Jefferson 17127 17839 15038 9904 2773 3721
Johnson 24654 24898 17573 4472 1491 5225
Jones 19168 19731 13306 3307 471 4180
Keokuk 20488 19434 13271 4822   4202
Kossuth 3765 3351 416     773
Lee 33913 38210 29232 18861 6093 5709
Linn 31815 28852 18947 5444 1373 7274
Louisa 12499 12877 10370 4939 1927 2899
Lucas 11725 10388 5766 471   2464
Lyon* 1139 221       287
Madison 16030 13884 7339 1179   2632
Mahaska 23718 22508 14816 5989   5287
Marion 24094 24436 16813 5482   4988
Marshall 19629 17576 6015 338   4445
Mills 10555 8718 4481     2365
Mitchell 11523 9582 3409     2338
Monona 2267 3654 832     1292
Monroe 12811 12724 8612 2884   2743
Montgomery 10389 5934 1256     2485
Muscatine 21623 21688 16444 5731 1942 6588
O'Brien 2349 715 8     595
Osceola 1778         498
Page 14274 9975 4419 551   3222
Palo Alto 2728 1336 132     556
Plymouth 5282 2199 148     1136
Pocahontas 2249 1446 103     464
Polk 31558 27857 11625 4513   6842
Pottawattomie 21665 16893 4968 7828   4392
Poweshiek 16482 15581 5668 615   3634
Ringgold 7546 5691 2923     1496
Sac 2873 1411 246     657
Scott 39763 38599 25959 5986 2140 7109
Shelby 5664 2540 818     1084
Sioux 3720 576 10     637
Story 13111 11651 4051     2574
Tama 18771 16131 5285 8   3911
Taylor 10418 6989 3590 204   2282
Union 8827 6986 2012     1924
Van Buren 17980 17672 17081 12270 6146 3893
Wapello 18541 22346 14518 8471   3923
Warren 19269 17980 10281 961   4168
Washington 23865 18952 14235 4957 1594 5346
Wayne 13978 11287 6409 340   2947
Webster 13114 10484 2504     3747
Winnebago 24233 1562 168     4117
Winneshiek 2986 23570 13942 546   406
Woodbury 8586 6172 1119     1776
Worth 4908 2892 756     763
Wright 3244 2392 653     694
Total 1353118 1191792 674913 192214 43112 284557

                                                                  *In 1862, name changed to Lyon
                                                                  **Formerly Buncombe

Transcribed, 2006, by Tierney Ratti.



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