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Bingham township, IA map Land area: 35.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 487 (all rural)
Males: 241  (49.5%)
Females: 246  (50.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 487 (356 owner occupied, 131 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%


Races in Bingham township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%

Median age of males: 37.8
Median age of females: 38.3

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Average household size: 2.47

Bingham township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $26,640 ($21,886 in 1999)
This township:

$26,640
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $290 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $353)
Here:

$290
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $81,271 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Bingham township:

$81,271
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,135 - $120,452

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $154,642
Here:

$154,642
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $188,716
Here:

$188,716
State:

$156,028

Mobile homes: $53,344
Here:

$53,344
State:

$29,315

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,610
Here:

$2,610
State:

$33,502
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

21.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

10.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Woden.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Bingham township include: Woden Church (A), Immanuel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (1), Christian Reformed Cemetery (2), Bingham Township Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake George (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Plum Creek (A), Lindsey Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (67% naturalized citizens)

Bingham township:  2.5%
State:  3.1%

55% of Bingham township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1379
  • Northeast: 55
  • Midwest: 513
  • South: 358
  • West: 192

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,800

Bingham township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 912
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 45
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 25
  • Mobile homes: 163
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,800


Housing units in Bingham township with a mortgage: 229 (7 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 214

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 26
  • 1995 to 1998: 106
  • 1990 to 1994: 73
  • 1980 to 1989: 168
  • 1970 to 1979: 347
  • 1960 to 1969: 232
  • 1950 to 1959: 99
  • 1940 to 1949: 94
  • 1939 or earlier: 80

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

  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 102
  • 5 rooms: 223
  • 6 rooms: 186
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9 or more rooms: 48

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

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 68
  • 4 rooms: 116
  • 5 rooms: 76
  • 6 rooms: 34
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 32
  • 2 bedrooms: 195
  • 3 bedrooms: 422
  • 4 bedrooms: 67
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 19

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bingham township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 86
  • 2 bedrooms: 141
  • 3 bedrooms: 77
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 37
  • 1 vehicle: 211
  • 2 vehicles: 289
  • 3 vehicles: 143
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 162
  • 2 vehicles: 69
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Transportation equipment (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Transportation equipment (21%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bingham township:

  • United States or American (39.0%)
  • German (13.8%)
  • English (12.3%)
  • Irish (10.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)
  • Italian (1.5%)
  • Scottish (1.4%)

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

  • Philippines (58%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Canada (17%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 762 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 107 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 40 (4%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 30 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

98.9% of residents of Bingham township speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,436
  • In family households: 2,062 (545 male householders, 149 female householders)
    571 spouses, 665 children (580 natural, 26 adopted, 59 stepchildren), 42 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 20 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 374 (142 male householders (127 living alone)), 214 female householders (209 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 88 (78 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 347 2-persons, 155 3-persons, 120 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 336 1-person, 20 2-persons,

128 married couples with children.
17 single-parent households (7 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

3.1%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

12.4%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Bingham township:

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