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Delaware township, IA map Land area: 36.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 6,294 (84% urban, 16% rural)
Males: 2,989  (47.5%)
Females: 3,305  (52.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,159 (4,742 owner occupied, 1,417 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%


Races in Delaware township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.3%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 39.0

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Average household size: 2.44

Delaware township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $26,754 ($21,979 in 1999)
This township:

$26,754
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $243 (lower quartile is $177, upper quartile is $281)
Here:

$243
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $29,804 (it was $22,800 in 2000)
Delaware township:

$29,804
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $22,806 - $68,030

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $41,398
Here:

$41,398
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $2,005,714
Here:

$2,005,714
State:

$156,028

Mobile homes: $34,812
Here:

$34,812
State:

$29,315
Population density: 173 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

29.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

11.4%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Manchester.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Delaware township: Hart Ridge Golf Course (A), Red Schoolhouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rock Prairie Cemetery (1), Mead Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Quaker Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Coffins Creek (A), Rieger Creek (B), Lindsey Creek (C), Honey Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (0% naturalized citizens)

Delaware township:  0.0%
State:  3.1%

70% of Delaware 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, 80% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 400
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 26
  • South: 36
  • West: 20

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

Delaware township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Delaware township, Iowa:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 171
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 43

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,800


Housing units in Delaware township with a mortgage: 44 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 31
  • 1970 to 1979: 61
  • 1960 to 1969: 64
  • 1950 to 1959: 33
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 18

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 22
  • 5 rooms: 45
  • 6 rooms: 34
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 21
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 73
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Delaware township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 29
  • 3 bedrooms: 21
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 46
  • 2 vehicles: 74
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 23
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Carpenters (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Delaware township:

  • United States or American (50.3%)
  • Irish (14.8%)
  • German (10.4%)
  • English (6.6%)
  • Scottish (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • Austrian (1.6%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 130 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 38 (23%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

People in group quarters in Delaware township, Iowa:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

94.3% of residents of Delaware township speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 485
  • In family households: 402 (105 male householders, 22 female householders)
    117 spouses, 137 children (97 natural, 5 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 1 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 7 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 83 (33 male householders (22 living alone)), 35 female householders (31 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 55 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 8 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 53 1-person, 14 2-persons, 1 4-persons,

1,296 married couples with children.
355 single-parent households (80 men, 275 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): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

30.0%
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 Delaware township:

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