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Collins township, IA map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 795 (all rural)
Males: 398  (50.1%)
Females: 397  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 795 (618 owner occupied, 177 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%


Races in Collins township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.7%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 39.7
Median age of females: 40.6

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Average household size: 2.49

Collins township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,920 ($33,693 in 1999)
This township:

$37,920
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $310 (lower quartile is $161, upper quartile is $352)
Here:

$310
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $97,590 (it was $69,100 in 2000)
Collins township:

$97,590
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,200 - $147,240

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $127,249
Here:

$127,249
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $175,908
Here:

$175,908
State:

$156,028

Mobile homes: $329,155
Here:

$329,155
State:

$29,315
Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

13.0%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

9.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Collins.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Collins Cemetery (1), Deeter Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Collins township: Hendrickson Marsh State Hunting Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

75% of Collins township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 419
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 95
  • South: 116
  • West: 48

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Collins township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 253
  • One, attached: 8
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,900


Housing units in Collins township with a mortgage: 49 (0 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 66

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 30
  • 1990 to 1994: 23
  • 1980 to 1989: 59
  • 1970 to 1979: 75
  • 1960 to 1969: 21
  • 1950 to 1959: 34
  • 1940 to 1949: 20
  • 1939 or earlier: 37

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 57
  • 6 rooms: 50
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 5
  • 6 rooms: 5
  • 7 rooms: 12
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 103
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Collins township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 43
  • 2 vehicles: 103
  • 3 vehicles: 55
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 17
  • 2 vehicles: 15
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Printing and related support activities (7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Collins township:

  • United States or American (20.9%)
  • German (13.8%)
  • English (12.4%)
  • Dutch (4.0%)
  • Irish (3.8%)
  • Italian (1.4%)
  • Norwegian (1.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 209 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 34 (12%)
  • Walked: 16 (6%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

95.6% of residents of Collins township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 682
  • In family households: 615 (184 male householders, 17 female householders)
    176 spouses, 212 children (202 natural, 4 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 67 (31 male householders (24 living alone)), 27 female householders (24 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 107 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 48 1-person, 10 2-persons,

165 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (11 men, 12 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

7.7%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

15.0%
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 Collins township:

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