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Calhoun township, IA map Land area: 31.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 166 (all rural)
Males: 85  (51.2%)
Females: 81  (48.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 166 (101 owner occupied, 65 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

28%


Races in Calhoun township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 41.0
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.77

Calhoun township:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.06

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,965 ($32,011 in 1999)
This township:

$38,965
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $366 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $419)
Here:

$366
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $60,991 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Calhoun township:

$60,991
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,299 - $84,629

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $96,703
Here:

$96,703
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $324,058
Here:

$324,058
State:

$156,028

Mobile homes: $87,753
Here:

$87,753
State:

$29,315
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

11.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

4.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (64% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun township:  6.6%
State:  3.1%

52% of Calhoun township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1470
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 107
  • South: 164
  • West: 113

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $23,400

Calhoun township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 578
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 79
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 17
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 150

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,100


Housing units in Calhoun township with a mortgage: 227 (17 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 123

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 14
  • 1995 to 1998: 37
  • 1990 to 1994: 71
  • 1980 to 1989: 288
  • 1970 to 1979: 82
  • 1960 to 1969: 125
  • 1950 to 1959: 111
  • 1940 to 1949: 170
  • 1939 or earlier: 16

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 46
  • 5 rooms: 159
  • 6 rooms: 128
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 35
  • 9 or more rooms: 32

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 152
  • 5 rooms: 48
  • 6 rooms: 21
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 92
  • 3 bedrooms: 305
  • 4 bedrooms: 95
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 49
  • 2 bedrooms: 160
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 84
  • 2 vehicles: 288
  • 3 vehicles: 113
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 180
  • 2 vehicles: 65
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Paper (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun township:

  • United States or American (19.3%)
  • Irish (13.4%)
  • German (10.3%)
  • English (4.2%)
  • Dutch (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • Japan (36%)
  • Ireland (18%)
  • Netherlands (18%)
  • Mexico (18%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 835 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 70 (7%)
  • Walked: 7 (1%)
  • Other means: 11 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (4%)

97.1% of residents of Calhoun township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,889
  • In family households: 1,635 (447 male householders, 96 female householders)
    402 spouses, 584 children (504 natural, 14 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 30 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 254 (103 male householders (94 living alone)), 135 female householders (133 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 229 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 227 1-person, 10 2-persons, 1 5-persons,

45 married couples with children.
1 single-parent households (1 men, 0 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

6.2%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

16.5%
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 Calhoun township:

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