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Arcadia township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 752 (all rural)
Males: 395  (52.5%)
Females: 357  (47.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 752 (613 owner occupied, 139 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Arcadia township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.6%
  • Asian: 0.3%

Median age of males: 36.9
Median age of females: 38.5

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Average household size: 2.74

Arcadia township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.23

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,550 ($33,313 in 1999)
This township:

$40,550
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $231 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $259)
Here:

$231
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,449 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Arcadia township:

$96,449
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,305 - $135,427

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $164,898
Here:

$164,898
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $33,312
Here:

$33,312
State:

$29,315
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.4%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.9%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Arcadia.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Arcadia (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Arcadia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

78% of Arcadia township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 670
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 17
  • South: 7
  • West: 2

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $17,500

Arcadia township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 264
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • Mobile homes: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,100


Housing units in Arcadia township with a mortgage: 87 (9 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 70

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 11
  • 1970 to 1979: 21
  • 1960 to 1969: 34
  • 1950 to 1959: 43
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 144

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Arcadia township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 22
  • 5 rooms: 28
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 43
  • 9 or more rooms: 49

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arcadia township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 2
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Arcadia township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 48
  • 3 bedrooms: 72
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 18

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Arcadia township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 9
  • 3 bedrooms: 14
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Arcadia township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 52
  • 2 vehicles: 100
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Cars and other vehicles available in Arcadia township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 15
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Public administration (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Therapists (11%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Arcadia township:

  • German (84.1%)
  • Irish (4.5%)
  • United States or American (4.3%)
  • Swedish (1.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian (1.1%)
  • Dutch (0.7%)
  • Italian (0.5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 258 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 38 (10%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (1%)
  • Walked: 24 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (12%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

96.6% of residents of Arcadia township speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 699
  • In family households: 617 (175 male householders, 13 female householders)
    178 spouses, 230 children (228 natural, 2 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 82 (40 male householders (37 living alone)), 37 female householders (35 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 86 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 72 1-person, 5 2-persons,

194 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (6 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

33.3%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

33.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

45.8%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Arcadia township:

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