Palo Alto County, Iowa

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Palo Alto County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 10,147. It is named for the first battlefield victory in the Mexican-American War. Its county seat is Emmetsburg.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 569 square miles (1,475 km²), of which 564 square miles (1,460 km²) is land and 6 square miles (14 km²) (0.98%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 10,147 people, 4,119 households, and 2,673 families residing in the county. The population density was 18 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 4,631 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.62% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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