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Drakesville township, IA map Land area: 12.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 457 (all rural)
Males: 223  (48.8%)
Females: 234  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 457 (397 owner occupied, 60 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

28%


Races in Drakesville township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%

Median age of males: 30.8
Median age of females: 31.2

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Average household size: 3.07

Drakesville township:

3.1 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.83

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,700 ($30,972 in 1999)
This township:

$37,700
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $419 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $441)
Here:

$419
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $109,408 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Drakesville township:

$109,408
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,526 - $249,245

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $166,856
Here:

$166,856
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $44,639
Here:

$44,639
State:

$29,315
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

12.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Drakesville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Parks in Drakesville township include: Drakesville Park (1), Isaac Mason Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 46 (0% naturalized citizens)

Drakesville township:  10.1%
State:  3.1%

60% of Drakesville township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% 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: 872
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 116
  • South: 110
  • West: 100

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,800

Drakesville township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 282
  • Mobile homes: 235

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,300


Housing units in Drakesville township with a mortgage: 41 (6 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 102

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 100
  • 1990 to 1994: 48
  • 1980 to 1989: 108
  • 1970 to 1979: 120
  • 1960 to 1969: 48
  • 1950 to 1959: 40
  • 1940 to 1949: 10
  • 1939 or earlier: 25

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

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 75
  • 5 rooms: 153
  • 6 rooms: 112
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 10
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 158
  • 3 bedrooms: 214
  • 4 bedrooms: 41
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Drakesville township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 33
  • 3 bedrooms: 11
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 80
  • 2 vehicles: 221
  • 3 vehicles: 61
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5 or more vehicles: 24

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 20
  • 2 vehicles: 10
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Food (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Food processing workers (17%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Drakesville township:

  • United States or American (38.3%)
  • English (13.3%)
  • Irish (7.2%)
  • German (4.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.4%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.3%)

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

  • Mexico (89%)
  • Colombia (11%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 447 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 111 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 10 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 54 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

93.1% of residents of Drakesville township speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 26% speak English not well, 34% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,251
  • In family households: 1,113 (311 male householders, 46 female householders)
    310 spouses, 320 children (275 natural, 18 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 41 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 11 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 138 (51 male householders (30 living alone)), 61 female householders (56 living alone)), 26 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 173 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 79 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 86 1-person, 26 2-persons,

151 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (0 men, 4 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: 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 Drakesville township:

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