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Black Hawk township, IA map Land area: 31.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,494 (all rural)
Males: 1,208  (48.4%)
Females: 1,286  (51.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,494 (2,188 owner occupied, 306 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

28%


Races in Black Hawk township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.3%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 38.6
Median age of females: 38.7

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Average household size: 2.71

Black Hawk township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,383 ($42,917 in 1999)
This township:

$48,383
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $348 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $466)
Here:

$348
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $105,595 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Black Hawk township:

$105,595
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,681 - $113,215

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $211,384
Here:

$211,384
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $84,297
Here:

$84,297
State:

$29,315
Population density: 80 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

8.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Hudson.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Black Hawk township: Popp Access (A), Grover Farms (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hudson Cemetery (1), Zion Lutheran Cemetery (2), Cedar Valley Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 25 (68% naturalized citizens)

Black Hawk township:  1.0%
State:  3.1%

78% of Black Hawk township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 351
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 62
  • South: 65
  • West: 66
Black Hawk township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 157
  • Mobile homes: 64

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,400


Housing units in Black Hawk township with a mortgage: 50 (0 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 15
  • 1995 to 1998: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 51
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 50
  • 1960 to 1969: 39
  • 1950 to 1959: 17
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 0

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Black Hawk township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 54
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Hawk township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Black Hawk township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 24
  • 3 bedrooms: 113
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Hawk township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 17
  • 3 bedrooms: 33
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 16
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 84
  • 3 vehicles: 40
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Black Hawk township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 34
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Machinery (17%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Black Hawk township:

  • United States or American (39.4%)
  • English (16.0%)
  • German (11.1%)
  • Irish (9.3%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)
  • Russian (1.9%)

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

  • Vietnam (68%)
  • Germany (32%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 207 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 33 (13%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)

92.3% of residents of Black Hawk township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
4.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 575
  • In family households: 544 (160 male householders, 24 female householders)
    134 spouses, 159 children (116 natural, 0 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 31 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 31 (9 male householders (9 living alone)), 14 female householders (8 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 79 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 26 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 17 1-person, 6 2-persons,

611 married couples with children.
79 single-parent households (13 men, 66 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

12.3%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

24.2%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

50.0%
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 Black Hawk township:

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