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2011 Iowa Custody Study

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Iowa Divorce Statistics

The following information was compiled by IowaFathers.com through a child custody study we are currently conducting.  The data below is a breakdown by county for all cases which a decree has been issued through Iowa Statute 598 (Dissolution of Marriage & Domestic Relations) from 1/1/2004 through 6/1/2008. We will continue to add more data as we complete different stages of the study. Ultimately, this report shall be submitted to the Iowa Legislature this coming legislative session

Iowa Statute 598: Dissolution of Marriage

& Domestic Relations Statistical Data 

Decreed cases compiled from 1/1/2004 through 6/1/2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

County

Number of Cases

           Avg. Num Cases Per Year

 

 

Adair

123

28

 

 

Adams

73

17

 

 

Allamakee

138

31

 

 

Appanoose

234

52

 

 

Audubon

84

19

 

 

Benton

317

72

 

 

Black Hawk

1730

392

 

 

Boone

552

125

 

 

Bremer

289

65

 

 

Buchanan

262

59

 

 

Buena Vista

248

56

 

 

Butler

162

37

 

 

Calhoun

108

24

 

 

Carroll

269

61

 

 

Cass

237

54

 

 

Cedar

224

51

 

 

Cerro Gordo

659

149

 

 

Cherokee

152

34

 

 

Chickasaw

157

35

 

 

Clarke

146

33

 

 

Clay

271

61

 

 

Clayton

224

51

 

 

Clinton

798

181

 

 

Crawford

238

54

 

 

Dallas

765

173

 

 

Davis

104

24

 

 

Decatur

136

31

 

 

Delaware

131

30

 

 

Des Moines

770

174

 

 

Dickinson

199

45

 

 

Dubuque

949

215

 

 

Emmet

150

34

 

 

Fayette

247

56

 

 

Floyd

227

51

 

 

Franklin

143

32

 

 

Fremont

111

25

 

 

Greene

153

35

 

 

Grundy

143

32

 

 

Guthrie

213

48

 

 

Hamilton

231

52

 

 

Hancock

149

34

 

 

Hardin

265

60

 

 

Harrison

215

49

 

 

Henry

307

70

 

 

Howard

141

32

 

 

Humboldt

181

41

 

 

Ida

101

23

 

 

Iowa

178

40

 

 

Jackson

245

55

 

 

Jasper

646

146

 

 

Jefferson

292

66

 

 

Johnson

1056

239

 

 

Jones

254

58

 

 

Keokuk

148

34

 

 

Kossuth

197

45

 

 

Lee

771

175

 

 

Linn

3014

683

 

 

Louisa

181

41

 

 

Lucas

144

33

 

 

Lyon

102

23

 

 

Madison

257

58

 

 

Mahaska

430

97

 

 

Marion

552

125

 

 

Marshall

743

168

 

 

Mills

217

49

 

 

Mitchell

117

27

 

 

Monona

121

27

 

 

Monroe

132

30

 

 

Montgomery

194

44

 

 

Muscatine

859

195

 

 

O'Brien

164

37

 

 

Osceola

59

13

 

 

Page

242

55

 

 

Palo Alto

94

21

 

 

Plymouth

315

71

 

 

Pocahontas

106

24

 

 

Polk

6302

1427

 

 

Pottawattamie

1577

357

 

 

Poweshiek

295

67

 

 

Ringgold

54

12

 

 

Sac

126

29

 

 

Scott

2390

541

 

 

Shelby

189

43

 

 

Sioux

223

50

 

 

Story

898

203

 

 

Tama

235

53

 

 

Taylor

83

19

 

 

Union

239

54

 

 

Van Buren

115

26

 

 

Wapello

766

173

 

 

Warren

672

152

 

 

Washington

314

71

 

 

Wayne

119

27

 

 

Webster

658

149

 

 

Winnebago

189

43

 

 

Winneshiek

238

54

 

 

Woodbury

1625

368

 

 

Worth

115

26

 

 

Wright

159

36

 

 

Total:

43137

9766