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Barton township, IN map Land area: 49.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,796 (all rural)
Males: 892  (49.7%)
Females: 904  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,795 (1,498 owner occupied, 297 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

29%


Races in Barton township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 38.7
Median age of females: 39.5

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Average household size: 2.53

Barton township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.99

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,606 ($39,904 in 1999)
This township:

$43,606
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $338 (lower quartile is $128, upper quartile is $452)
Here:

$338
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $89,157 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Barton township:

$89,157
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,334 - $147,107

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $133,430
Here:

$133,430
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $116,275
Here:

$116,275
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $35,000
Here:

$35,000
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,238
Here:

$2,238
State:

$52,440
Population density: 36 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

6.1%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Somerville, Mackey.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Buckskin Barton Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemeteries: Albright Cemetery (1), Eden Cemetery (2), Townsley Cemetery (3), Kilpatrick Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Fork (A), Halfmoon Creek (B), Donohue Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (75% naturalized citizens)

Barton township:  0.4%
State:  3.1%

81% of Barton township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 1510
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 86
  • South: 111
  • West: 23
Barton township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 622
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 3
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 83
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,700


Housing units in Barton township with a mortgage: 198 (19 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 188

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1980 to 1989: 40
  • 1970 to 1979: 132
  • 1960 to 1969: 72
  • 1950 to 1959: 139
  • 1940 to 1949: 31
  • 1939 or earlier: 210

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 107
  • 5 rooms: 157
  • 6 rooms: 93
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 58
  • 9 or more rooms: 29

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 36
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 1
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 202
  • 3 bedrooms: 273
  • 4 bedrooms: 74
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 16

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 59
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 134
  • 2 vehicles: 227
  • 3 vehicles: 134
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5 or more vehicles: 21

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 43
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (16%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Barton township:

  • German (43.0%)
  • United States or American (20.0%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.8%)
  • Italian (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.3%)

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

  • Hungary (75%)
  • Philippines (25%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 648 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 54 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (1%)
  • Walked: 25 (3%)
  • Other means: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

98.9% of residents of Barton township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,774
  • In family households: 1,580 (437 male householders, 65 female householders)
    423 spouses, 583 children (504 natural, 38 adopted, 41 stepchildren), 51 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 9 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 194 (94 male householders (80 living alone)), 78 female householders (68 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 199 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 122 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 148 1-person, 24 2-persons,

351 married couples with children.
60 single-parent households (26 men, 34 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.5%
Indiana:

11.8%

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

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

10.3%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 Barton township:

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