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Elk Creek township, NE map Land area: 95.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 146 (all rural)
Males: 78  (53.4%)
Females: 68  (46.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 146 (95 owner occupied, 51 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%


Races in Elk Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%

Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 39.7

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Average household size: 2.70

Elk Creek township:

2.7 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.22

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,554 ($41,071 in 1999)
This township:

$49,554
Nebraska:

$47,357

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,414 (lower quartile is $1,357, upper quartile is $1,477)
Here:

$1,414
State:

$518

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $117,412 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Elk Creek township:

$117,412
Nebraska:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,057 - $89,669

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $183,049
Here:

$183,049
State:

$147,392
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

15.8%
Whole state:

9.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.0%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Elk Creek township: Salem Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Sand Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

74% of Elk Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Nebraska.

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

  • This state: 132
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 7
  • South: 0
  • West: 13
Elk Creek township, Nebraska satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 58
  • Mobile homes: 2

Housing units in Elk Creek township with a mortgage: 4 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 8
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 5
  • 1939 or earlier: 31

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk Creek township, Nebraska:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Creek township, Nebraska:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elk Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 4
  • 2 vehicles: 18
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (63%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Rail transportation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (25%)
  • Personal and laundry services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Chemicals (11%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (59%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Therapists (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Elk Creek township:

  • German (38.4%)
  • Norwegian (14.4%)
  • English (11.2%)
  • Irish (6.4%)
  • Czech (5.6%)
  • Swedish (5.6%)
  • French Canadian (3.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 41 (53%)
  • Carpooled: 2 (3%)
  • Other means: 2 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (42%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)

96.4% of residents of Elk Creek township speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152
  • In family households: 138 (36 male householders, 6 female householders)
    35 spouses, 52 children (52 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14 (12 male householders (12 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 10 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 14 1-person,

33 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): 2
Here:

9.1%
Nebraska:

14.6%

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

0.0%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

20.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Physically-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 Elk Creek township:

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