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Charter Oak, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Charter Oak,IA index of house prices

Total population: 498 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 546 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 290 (270 occupied: 211 owner occupied, 58 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%

Housing density: 593 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $80,763.

Median contract rent in 2016: $233 (lower quartile is $316, upper quartile is $294)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $449


Median gross rent in Charter Oak, IA in 2016: $350

Housing units in Charter Oak with a mortgage: 113 (7 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 98

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,486

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,326

Median monthly housing costs: $516


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Charter Oak, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,934 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Charter Oak:

$52,934
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,539 - $86,732

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $71,840
Here:

$71,840
State:

$179,425
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 601
  • In family households: 495 (100 male householders, 75 female householders)
    138 spouses, 140 children (118 natural, 0 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 105 (50 male householders (43 living alone)), 43 female householders (35 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 84 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 79 1-person, 14 2-persons.

69 married couples with children.
42 single-parent households (0 men, 42 women).

89.6% of residents of Charter Oak speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 29 (4.8%)
(34.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charter Oak, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 562 bedrooms
  • 1033 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charter Oak, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 152 bedrooms
  • 233 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Charter Oak in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 11no vehicle
  • 381 vehicle
  • 972 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

Cars and other vehicles available in Charter Oak in renter-occupied apartments

  • 12no vehicle
  • 291 vehicle
  • 142 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charter Oak, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 304 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 606 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charter Oak, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 104 rooms
  • 145 rooms
  • 186 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Charter Oak, IA household income distribution

  • Charter Oak, IA household income distribution
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9$45,000 to $49,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $74,999
  • 54$75,000 to $99,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charter Oak, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charter Oak, IA
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 47$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charter Oak, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charter Oak, IA
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 11No cash rent
Charter Oak commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 63
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 21
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 15
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 46
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 111
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 27
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 9
Charter Oak, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.8%
Number of people working at home: 7 (2.1% of all workers)

Charter Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 113 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 9 (6%)
  • Taxi: 13 (8%)
  • Walked: 17 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 203
 American: 31
 Irish: 12
 Italian: 6
 English: 4
 Scotch-Irish: 3
 Scandinavian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 48%Mexico
  • 31%El Salvador
  • 3%Panama
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 448
  • Other state: 118
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 57
  • South: 6
  • West: 46

80% of Charter Oak residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

Charter Oak:

79.8%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 98
  • Less than 1 year of college: 22
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 32
  • Associate degree: 20
  • Bachelor's degree: 9
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 58
  • Less than 1 year of college: 21
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 38
  • Associate degree: 30
  • Bachelor's degree: 26
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 1.9%Females
Charter Oak marital status for males
Charter Oak marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 284
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,913

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charter Oak:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charter Oak
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48.3%)
  • Electricity (37.9%)
  • Utility gas (6.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)