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Banks township, IA map Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 384 (all rural)
Males: 200  (52.1%)
Females: 184  (47.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 384 (283 owner occupied, 101 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%


Races in Banks township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 100.0%

Median age of males: 35.2
Median age of females: 36.4

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Average household size: 2.91

Banks township:

2.9 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.29

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,545 ($39,881 in 1999)
This township:

$48,545
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $383, upper quartile is $520)
Here:

$426
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $77,443 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Banks township:

$77,443
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,308 - $165,048

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $130,842
Here:

$130,842
State:

$151,570

In 2-unit structures: $106,318
Here:

$106,318
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,660,678
Here:

$1,660,678
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $108,316
Here:

$108,316
State:

$29,315
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.3%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Banks township: Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 37 (32% naturalized citizens)

Banks township:  9.6%
State:  3.1%

58% of Banks township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1551
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 155
  • South: 295
  • West: 135

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $61,000

Banks township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 433
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 394
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,300


Housing units in Banks township with a mortgage: 232 (4 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 79

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 54
  • 1995 to 1998: 106
  • 1990 to 1994: 74
  • 1980 to 1989: 274
  • 1970 to 1979: 206
  • 1960 to 1969: 82
  • 1950 to 1959: 34
  • 1940 to 1949: 22
  • 1939 or earlier: 29

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 111
  • 5 rooms: 219
  • 6 rooms: 169
  • 7 rooms: 77
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 22

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 56
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 118
  • 3 bedrooms: 444
  • 4 bedrooms: 56
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Banks township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 85
  • 3 bedrooms: 53
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 154
  • 2 vehicles: 303
  • 3 vehicles: 116
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 90
  • 2 vehicles: 62
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (29%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Leather and allied products (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Apparel (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Banks township:

  • United States or American (31.7%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • English (9.4%)
  • German (8.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.1%)
  • Italian (3.3%)

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (30%)
  • Mexico (27%)
  • Sweden (8%)
  • Russia (8%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Germany (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 942 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 137 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 15 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

96.4% of residents of Banks township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (25% speak English very well, 63% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,226
  • In family households: 2,005 (539 male householders, 103 female householders)
    565 spouses, 677 children (592 natural, 10 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 34 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 221 (96 male householders (86 living alone)), 100 female householders (93 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 257 2-persons, 171 3-persons, 152 4-persons, 53 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 179 1-person, 12 2-persons, 5 3-persons,

102 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (8 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

0.8%
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: 6
Here:

7.3%
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 Banks township:

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