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Eldridge township, MO map Land area: 61.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 857 (all rural)
Males: 438  (51.1%)
Females: 419  (48.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 857 (740 owner occupied, 117 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

30%


Races in Eldridge township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 38.1
Median age of females: 38.2

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Average household size: 2.62

Eldridge township:

2.6 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,692 ($32,452 in 1999)
This township:

$38,692
Missouri:

$45,229

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $353 (lower quartile is $192, upper quartile is $448)
Here:

$353
State:

$520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $77,873 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Eldridge township:

$77,873
Missouri:

$139,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,603 - $119,536

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $105,711
Here:

$105,711
State:

$180,542

Townhouses or other attached units: $21,748
Here:

$21,748
State:

$174,118

Mobile homes: $56,578
Here:

$56,578
State:

$37,932
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

10.3%
Whole state:

11.7%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Eldridge township: Prosperine Access Point (A), Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eldridge township include: Zion Church (A), Ira Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hufft Cemetery (1), Wheeler Cemetery (2), Butcher Cemetery (3), Darrow Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Prairie Branch (A), Brushy Creek (B), Sweet Hollow Creek (C), Mountain Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (0% naturalized citizens)

Eldridge township:  0.5%
State:  2.7%

68% of Eldridge township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Missouri.

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

  • This state: 806
  • Northeast: 23
  • Midwest: 1000
  • South: 120
  • West: 27

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,500

Eldridge township, Missouri satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 742
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 1
  • Mobile homes: 137

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,800


Housing units in Eldridge township with a mortgage: 300 (24 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 226

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 28
  • 1990 to 1994: 20
  • 1980 to 1989: 107
  • 1970 to 1979: 199
  • 1960 to 1969: 86
  • 1950 to 1959: 78
  • 1940 to 1949: 46
  • 1939 or earlier: 312

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Eldridge township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 68
  • 5 rooms: 225
  • 6 rooms: 144
  • 7 rooms: 145
  • 8 rooms: 58
  • 9 or more rooms: 33

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eldridge township, Missouri:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 27
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 1

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 43
  • 2 bedrooms: 204
  • 3 bedrooms: 373
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eldridge township:

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 31
  • 2 bedrooms: 61
  • 3 bedrooms: 26
  • 4 bedrooms: 1
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 41
  • 1 vehicle: 173
  • 2 vehicles: 300
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

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

  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 52
  • 2 vehicles: 49
  • 3 vehicles: 1
  • 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 (15%)
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (10%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Machinery (20%)
  • Personal and laundry services (13%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (11%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Woodworkers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Personal appearance workers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Eldridge township:

  • United States or American (43.6%)
  • German (17.1%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • English (9.5%)
  • Dutch (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.9%)
  • Scottish (1.3%)

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

  • Japan (50%)
  • Korea (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 773 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 78 (9%)
  • Walked: 18 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

99.2% of residents of Eldridge township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,989
  • In family households: 1,717 (523 male householders, 66 female householders)
    493 spouses, 591 children (483 natural, 24 adopted, 84 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 13 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 272 (90 male householders (70 living alone)), 150 female householders (143 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 271 2-persons, 149 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 213 1-person, 23 2-persons, 4 3-persons,

173 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (4 men, 20 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

9.8%
Missouri:

24.9%

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 Eldridge township:

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