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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 97,117 inhabitants. Its county seat is Nevada. The county was created 175 years ago in 1845.

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  Iowa Courthouse image
Story County Iowa Courthouse

The largest city of Story County is Ames with a population of 66,258. Other cities include, Huxley population 4,036, Story City population 3,320, Slater population 1,458 and Roland population 1,254. See all Story County cities & populated places.

Weather

Story County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 80. more

Story County  Iowa Courthouse image

Story County map

Story County Quick Facts

Population : 97,117 (2019)
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 : 17:55:02 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 65 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.8% (2010-2019)
Weather : 80℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Story County has 6 neighbours.

  • Nevada

Demographics

The population of Story County increased by 7.8% in 9 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

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Story County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Ames 66,258 City in Iowa, United States
Nevada 6,677 Town in Story County, Iowa, United States
Huxley 4,036 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Story City 3,320 City in Iowa
Slater 1,458 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Roland 1,254 City in Iowa
Gilbert 1,147 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Maxwell 903 City in Iowa
Colo 820 City in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Cambridge 796 City in Iowa, USA
Zearing 518 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Collins 467 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Sheldahl 321 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
Iowa 3,155,070 Midwestern state in the United States
Indiana 863,002 City in and county seat of Marion County, Indiana, United States and the Indiana federated state capital city
Polk County 490,161 County in Iowa, United States
Linn County 226,706 County in Oregon, United States
Des Moines 214,237 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
Scott County 172,943 County in Tennessee, United States
Johnson County 151,140 County in Iowa, United States
Cedar Rapids 133,562 City in Iowa
Black Hawk County 131,228 County in Iowa, United States
Woodbury County 103,107 County in Iowa, United States of America
Davenport 101,590 County seat of Scott County, Iowa, United States
Dubuque County 97,311 County in Iowa, United States
Dallas County 93,453 County in Iowa, United States
Pottawattamie County 93,206 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

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