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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: 276 (247 occupied: 206 owner occupied, 50 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

29%

Housing density: 565 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $74,494.

Median contract rent in 2015: $233 (lower quartile is $158, upper quartile is $294)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $427


Median gross rent in Charter Oak, IA in 2015: $350

Housing units in Charter Oak with a mortgage: 68 (2 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 121

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,307

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,579

Median monthly housing costs: $479


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Charter Oak, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $56,673 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Charter Oak:

$56,673
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,295 - $84,345
Median year house/condo built: 1944

Median year apartment built: 1942

Household type by relationship:

Households: 546
  • In family households: 454 (150 male householders, 13 female householders)
    144 spouses, 135 children (117 natural, 3 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 6 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 92 (40 male householders (35 living alone)), 44 female householders (44 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 87 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 79 1-person, 5 2-persons.

96 married couples with children.
18 single-parent households (7 men, 11 women).

97.5% of residents of Charter Oak speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 36% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.5
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 632 bedrooms
  • 983 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 172 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 25+ 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:

  • 13no vehicle
  • 461 vehicle
  • 952 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

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

  • 6no vehicle
  • 171 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ 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
  • 23 rooms
  • 134 rooms
  • 495 rooms
  • 596 rooms
  • 187 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 114 rooms
  • 85 rooms
  • 116 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charter Oak population

Year house 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
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$40,000 to $44,999
  • 14$45,000 to $49,999
  • 33$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Charter Oak, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Charter Oak, IA
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Charter Oak, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Charter Oak, IA
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 10No cash rent
Charter Oak commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 17
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 35
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 30
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 21
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 82
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 25
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 10
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6
  • 90 or more minutes: 3
Charter Oak, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.6%
Number of people working at home: 1 (0.4% of all workers)

Charter Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 208 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 33 (13%)
  • Walked: 10 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 1 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 320
 United States or American: 29
 Irish: 18
 English: 14
 Other groups: 11
 Danish: 9
 Norwegian: 5
 Northern European: 4
 Dutch: 3
 Hungarian: 2
 Scandinavian: 2
 Scotch-Irish: 2

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

  • This state: 455
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 34
  • West: 0

66% of Charter Oak residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Iowa.

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: 19
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 80
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 21
  • Associate degree: 11
  • Bachelor's degree: 20
  • Master's degree: 5
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • 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: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 88
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11
  • Associate degree: 5
  • Bachelor's degree: 23
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 2.7%Females
Charter Oak marital status for males
Charter Oak marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 255
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,135

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charter Oak:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 54.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.9%Electricity
  • 15.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 63.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

8.8%
Iowa:

10.8%

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

16.7%
Iowa:

25.4%

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)