Table 48 A
Death Rate (per 1,000 Population)
1997-2009
 
County 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
State of Iowa 9.7 9.9 9.9 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.1 9.4 9.2 9.1 9.4 9.1
Adair 14.4 11.8 16.5 13.2 14.3 13.4 14.9 15.9 13.5 15.4 13.5 14.7 12.0
Adams 12.7 15.5 14.5 11.4 11.1 13.5 13.3 12.6 13.6 9.1 11.5 14.6 14.2
Allamakee 11.1 13.6 11.2 11.7 11.7 11.3 10.6 10.5 11.3 11.8 11.5 9.0 12.9
Appanoose 13.8 11.6 13.8 12.7 11.6 12.4 14.5 14.3 12.4 13.3 15.7 14.5 14.2
Audubon 9.4 13.2 11.8 16.3 15.1 15.0 12.3 17.6 12.7 11.6 13.2 14.6 14.1
Benton 9.2 8.4 8.3 9.0 9.2 9.6 8.9 8.6 8.6 8.7 7.8 8.0 8.7
Black Hawk 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.9 9.0 8.6 8.7 8.4 8.8 8.9
Boone 11.5 12.5 11.7 12.2 10.9 10.1 10.4 9.4 10.0 10.5 11.5 11.3 11.4
Bremer 8.8 10.4 9.7 9.3 10.1 8.8 9.3 8.9 9.3 8.6 9.6 9.9 9.2
Buchanan 10.4 10.5 10.0 8.6 8.6 11.0 9.6 8.9 8.8 9.1 9.3 9.7 8.3
Buena Vista 10.8 11.5 11.9 9.8 10.6 10.3 8.3 8.2 8.9 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.1
Butler 12.2 12.0 11.7 13.0 13.7 12.7 13.7 12.6 12.5 11.3 12.6 14.1 13.1
Calhoun 15.5 13.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 13.5 12.7 11.8 15.5 13.4 13.1 13.9 14.7
Carroll 11.2 11.7 12.5 11.0 8.9 12.3 10.4 10.0 10.8 11.3 12.3 11.1 12.0
Cass 13.4 13.2 15.2 12.5 14.1 14.9 11.8 12.0 13.5 11.5 12.0 14.5 13.5
Cedar 11.1 10.2 9.1 9.1 10.2 9.7 9.6 9.6 8.5 8.2 9.4 10.2 9.7
Cerro Gordo 10.6 12.3 11.3 11.5 11.3 11.6 11.3 11.0 12.6 11.2 10.9 11.8 10.9
Cherokee 12.3 12.8 13.6 12.3 12.1 12.6 12.7 12.0 12.3 11.8 11.6 14.8 14.1
Chickasaw 10.1 9.5 10.9 9.8 11.0 11.4 13.2 11.7 10.7 10.4 9.6 10.1 9.5
Clarke 9.7 12.6 12.3 10.5 11.0 11.3 9.7 9.8 13.6 11.2 11.9 11.0 10.3
Clay 9.5 11.5 10.7 10.5 9.2 11.5 11.1 9.9 9.9 10.4 11.5 12.3 9.9
Clayton 10.0 13.6 13.0 12.2 11.6 12.3 10.9 12.1 10.4 9.5 11.5 11.8 10.4
Clinton 11.5 10.6 11.6 10.2 10.6 11.1 11.2 9.9 11.1 10.7 10.4 11.4 10.3
Crawford 10.8 9.9 11.0 10.2 10.1 9.7 9.9 9.9 10.2 9.6 9.8 10.8 9.7
Dallas 8.9 8.1 8.9 7.4 7.0 7.1 6.8 6.9 6.2 6.0 6.2 5.6 5.5
Davis 9.3 13.4 9.6 10.7 10.2 11.5 12.0 10.6 11.0 9.0 10.1 10.2 9.5
Decatur 16.2 12.0 12.5 13.1 9.9 10.7 12.4 8.4 10.0 10.5 13.2 11.4 11.5
Delaware 8.2 7.6 8.4 8.4 9.3 8.1 8.9 7.8 9.0 9.2 8.4 9.6 10.4
Des Moines 10.6 10.2 11.2 10.1 9.8 10.0 10.5 10.4 10.9 11.1 9.7 10.4 10.2
Dickinson 10.8 11.9 10.2 11.6 11.7 10.7 11.3 9.8 9.0 9.8 11.4 12.5 9.6
Dubuque 9.0 9.9 10.1 9.5 9.8 8.8 8.8 9.1 9.6 9.4 9.1 9.6 9.0
Emmet 13.0 12.3 11.2 13.5 12.1 12.8 12.8 10.1 12.7 10.8 12.9 11.2 11.9
Fayette 11.8 12.4 11.9 11.9 12.7 11.4 11.8 10.9 11.6 11.8 12.7 11.7 11.2
Floyd 12.1 12.6 13.5 12.1 12.6 12.1 12.0 11.9 12.3 12.2 11.1 12.9 12.8
Franklin 12.4 12.6 12.7 12.2 12.3 13.2 13.7 10.8 10.8 10.1 11.5 13.2 10.9
Fremont 14.5 16.0 13.6 11.9 12.9 13.3 12.2 11.3 12.9 10.0 9.0 12.8 11.8
Greene 13.0 14.7 14.2 12.7 14.8 11.6 14.5 12.2 11.0 10.6 10.8 12.6 14.1
Grundy 11.0 11.8 10.8 10.7 10.1 10.3 11.7 12.6 10.7 11.4 11.3 11.4 10.3
Guthrie 10.3 13.0 11.4 13.7 12.5 12.3 13.5 11.7 13.1 10.9 11.9 12.4 10.9
Hamilton 12.0 9.6 11.1 10.5 11.6 10.0 10.0 11.2 11.2 10.2 9.7 11.3 11.0
Hancock 10.7 9.7 11.0 12.3 11.4 9.2 9.3 10.5 11.7 11.6 11.5 10.0 11.4
Hardin 13.4 16.0 13.4 14.7 12.8 12.5 13.4 13.8 14.5 14.0 14.5 14.0 12.9
Harrison 11.3 13.6 14.4 11.0 12.4 14.1 11.2 11.2 13.4 11.5 12.3 11.0 12.2
Henry 9.9 9.1 10.6 10.0 10.6 10.5 9.7 10.4 10.0 10.4 10.1 10.4 9.5
Howard 14.3 15.1 14.2 13.5 12.0 12.1 12.0 12.8 12.3 11.3 11.6 13.0 13.5
Humboldt 11.2 10.8 12.3 11.4 11.4 12.4 12.5 11.6 13.0 11.5 12.3 11.4 12.1
Ida 10.6 14.0 14.5 13.0 12.0 16.2 13.0 13.3 14.2 15.3 13.0 12.2 16.1
Iowa 10.1 11.2 11.7 10.1 11.6 8.4 11.7 10.1 10.2 9.5 11.5 9.6 11.9
Jackson 11.6 10.5 11.2 10.7 10.0 10.3 9.7 9.9 11.0 10.9 9.5 11.8 11.3
Jasper 9.5 9.3 10.1 9.6 9.5 9.4 8.5 8.9 10.2 10.1 9.1 11.2 9.7
Jefferson 9.2 9.5 7.8 8.5 9.2 9.7 9.9 8.9 9.6 8.7 9.5 10.5 10.7
Johnson 4.7 4.7 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.1 4.9 4.7
Jones 8.0 9.3 8.9 9.0 9.2 9.9 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.9 8.4 9.4 10.0
Keokuk 13.1 10.6 11.0 13.6 10.2 10.9 12.2 11.9 12.1 11.2 9.9 10.8 10.0
Kossuth 11.7 12.1 11.7 11.8 11.1 11.3 11.1 10.0 11.5 10.8 12.1 12.4 10.1
Lee 11.0 10.9 11.8 12.0 11.2 10.6 12.4 11.7 12.0 11.6 11.9 12.3 11.8
Linn 7.4 7.6 7.9 7.4 7.4 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.6 7.9 7.7 7.4 7.6
Louisa 8.5 9.3 8.4 8.6 9.5 8.7 9.6 9.3 9.0 11.0 9.2 10.2 9.3
Lucas 13.0 14.3 13.6 11.6 11.8 10.6 11.8 11.1 12.6 11.3 10.2 12.2 9.8
Lyon 9.9 9.6 11.1 11.2 9.6 10.4 10.0 9.4 10.8 11.2 9.9 11.1 10.4
Madison 12.6 13.1 10.8 11.3 10.1 10.0 9.1 8.1 9.4 8.8 9.3 7.7 9.7
Mahaska 9.4 9.4 10.2 9.9 9.4 9.0 9.9 8.8 9.2 9.9 9.2 9.8 10.1
Marion 10.1 11.3 9.9 9.9 10.1 10.4 10.5 10.5 10.1 8.9 10.1 10.8 9.7
Marshall 13.2 12.9 13.0 12.8 13.4 11.9 12.8 11.5 11.8 11.9 10.4 13.0 12.1
Mills 9.7 8.5 9.9 9.5 8.6 8.4 9.3 8.7 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.5 9.4
Mitchell 13.6 13.4 12.2 13.0 12.0 14.0 11.2 12.7 12.5 12.0 9.9 12.8 11.6
Monona 15.3 15.9 15.3 16.6 18.5 16.8 17.0 18.2 17.5 14.8 16.6 17.6 18.1
Monroe 12.2 11.8 11.6 13.6 13.5 13.8 12.3 12.8 12.6 13.2 11.5 11.5 12.6
Montgomery 14.9 14.9 13.3 14.3 13.7 14.6 13.3 13.2 12.5 13.3 12.7 15.1 13.9
Muscatine 8.8 9.2 9.4 8.4 9.2 9.3 10.0 9.4 8.8 8.1 7.7 9.7 7.5
O'Brien 12.1 12.6 12.0 13.1 12.2 13.2 13.2 10.8 13.7 13.3 14.6 14.4 13.9
Osceola 11.2 12.8 11.7 11.0 14.0 11.3 10.9 11.9 13.1 13.6 9.6 12.4 12.9
Page 14.6 13.3 14.8 11.7 14.8 12.5 14.0 11.3 13.6 12.1 12.0 14.1 14.2
Palo Alto 13.9 14.6 14.7 12.2 14.7 12.8 13.7 13.1 11.7 13.3 14.4 14.2 12.3
Plymouth 10.0 9.8 10.0 11.0 9.5 10.1 9.3 9.5 10.5 10.3 9.8 9.7 8.8
Pocahontas 14.6 12.4 11.7 12.1 13.3 13.2 14.7 13.1 12.7 15.8 14.4 13.2 12.0
Polk 7.6 7.9 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9
Pottawattamie 9.4 9.9 9.5 9.2 9.8 9.4 10.2 9.5 9.2 9.2 9.5 10.0 10.0
Poweshiek 10.8 13.2 12.1 11.1 11.7 11.9 12.7 10.8 11.3 12.3 10.3 11.7 11.7
Ringgold 17.0 13.4 14.9 18.1 16.2 16.0 15.5 13.3 13.3 16.6 15.5 15.1 11.1
Sac 14.3 14.6 14.7 14.2 13.0 14.4 15.3 12.8 13.2 13.9 12.8 15.4 13.0
Scott 8.0 8.2 8.5 7.8 8.3 8.3 8.5 8.0 8.3 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.9
Shelby 14.5 11.7 12.4 11.8 12.3 12.3 12.0 10.7 12.0 11.2 11.0 13.3 10.5
Sioux 8.6 7.8 7.4 7.5 7.3 9.9 8.2 6.7 7.9 6.9 7.8 7.6 7.6
Story 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.5 5.8 5.9 5.4 6.0 5.7 6.1 6.0 5.4
Tama 11.0 11.3 11.9 12.2 12.1 10.4 11.6 10.0 11.6 11.7 10.7 9.7 11.7
Taylor 15.2 14.3 13.7 12.4 14.0 14.1 12.4 14.3 10.7 13.0 13.6 14.6 12.5
Union 12.2 12.3 12.7 13.0 11.5 13.0 13.5 12.8 11.5 14.1 10.5 13.5 10.6
Van Buren 12.3 13.9 13.0 12.9 14.3 12.9 11.4 12.9 12.2 11.7 10.7 11.2 13.5
Wapello 12.5 12.5 12.9 12.5 10.7 11.4 11.3 11.1 12.0 11.3 10.9 12.3 11.2
Warren 7.4 8.0 7.5 8.3 7.9 8.1 8.8 7.4 7.8 7.5 8.3 8.5 8.2
Washington 11.1 10.5 10.5 10.4 11.3 11.3 11.5 10.1 11.2 10.4 9.5 13.0 10.6
Wayne 18.7 18.1 15.2 16.3 14.2 15.3 14.1 14.5 17.7 13.5 15.6 17.0 15.6
Webster 12.7 11.6 12.6 12.4 11.2 11.2 11.5 11.3 12.2 12.5 12.1 12.4 11.7
Winnebago 11.2 12.3 14.1 10.4 13.4 12.2 11.4 9.4 10.0 12.6 11.4 12.5 11.9
Winneshiek 8.5 8.6 8.8 8.9 9.2 9.0 8.0 7.9 8.1 7.9 7.5 8.9 8.6
Woodbury 9.4 9.7 9.1 9.0 8.5 9.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 8.9 9.2 9.0 9.0
Worth 12.6 13.9 14.8 11.5 12.8 13.0 14.5 13.9 12.6 8.6 12.0 10.2 9.4
Wright 15.4 12.8 13.8 13.7 14.9 14.9 12.1 11.8 13.4 12.3 13.9 12.2 13.1