Story County , Iowa

Story County: County in Iowa, United States

Story County locator map
Location of Story County on Iowa map.

About

Story County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 89,542 and a population density of 60 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 98,237 inhabitants. Its county seat is Nevada. The county was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Story County  Iowa Courthouse image
Story County Iowa Courthouse
Story County  Iowa Courthouse image

Geography

Story County is located at 42°2'10"N 93°27'54"W (42.0362400, -93.4650400). It has 6 neighbors: Boone County, Hamilton County, Hardin County, Jasper County, Marshall County and Polk County.

Story County map

The largest city of Story County is Ames with a population of 67,033. Other cities include, Huxley population 4,270, Story City population 3,320, Slater population 1,471 and Roland population 1,252. See all Story County cities & populated places.

Weather

Story County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. more

Story County Quick Facts

Population : 98,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Storey County
Area : 1486 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Joseph Story
Altitude : 997 feet / 304 meters
Capital : Nevada
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:42:21 (21st October 2021)
Density : 66 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.85% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Story County has 6 neighbours.

  • Nevada

Demographics

The population of Story County increased by 8.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 89,542 - census
2011 91,136 1.75% estimation process
2012 92,003 0.94% estimation process
2013 93,877 2% estimation process
2014 95,802 2.01% estimation process
2015 96,636 0.86% estimation process
2016 96,893 0.27% estimation process
2017 97,278 0.4% estimation process
2018 96,781 -0.51% estimation process
2019 97,117 0.35% estimation process
2020 98,237 1.14% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Story County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Story County.

City Name Population Title
Ames 67,033 City in Iowa, United States
Nevada 6,682 Town in Story County, Iowa, United States
Huxley 4,270 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Story City 3,320 City in Iowa
Slater 1,471 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Roland 1,252 City in Iowa
Gilbert 1,152 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Maxwell 908 City in Iowa
Colo 819 City in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Cambridge 796 City in Iowa, USA
Zearing 517 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Collins 472 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Sheldahl 325 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
McCallsburg 320 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Kelley 300 City in Iowa, USA

Iowa Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Polk County 494,281 County in Iowa, United States
Linn County 227,854 County in Oregon, United States
Des Moines 212,312 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
Scott County 173,216 County in Tennessee, United States
Johnson County 153,740 County in Iowa, United States
Cedar Rapids 134,027 City in Iowa
Black Hawk County 130,786 County in Iowa, United States
Woodbury County 103,138 County in Iowa, United States of America
Davenport 101,799 County seat of Scott County, Iowa, United States
Dubuque County 97,590 County in Iowa, United States
Dallas County 96,963 County in Iowa, United States
Pottawattamie County 93,328 County in Iowa, United States of America
Sioux City 82,651 City in Iowa, United States of America
Iowa City 75,130 City in Johnson County, Iowa
Ankeny 70,068 Suburb in Iowa
West Des Moines 69,057 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States