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Elk River township, IA map Land area: 45.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.0 sq. mi.
Population: 828 (all rural)
Males: 429  (51.8%)
Females: 399  (48.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 828 (674 owner occupied, 154 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%


Races in Elk River township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 40.6

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Average household size: 2.62

Elk River township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,647 ($37,500 in 1999)
This township:

$45,647
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $411 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $435)
Here:

$411
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $144,675 (it was $100,500 in 2000)
Elk River township:

$144,675
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,099 - $170,368

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $234,175
Here:

$234,175
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $930,617
Here:

$930,617
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $236,741
Here:

$236,741
State:

$128,390

Mobile homes: $193,834
Here:

$193,834
State:

$29,315
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

12.8%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Andover.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Walkyns Glen (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Teeds Grove Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3), Andover Cemetery (4), Hauntown Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cook Slough (A), Dark Chute (B), Elk River (C), Silver Creek (D), Schramling Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

72% of Elk River township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 729
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 60
  • South: 9
  • West: 14

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $625,000

Elk River township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 301
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 2
  • Mobile homes: 15
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $112,500


Housing units in Elk River township with a mortgage: 56 (5 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 81

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 5
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 27
  • 1970 to 1979: 46
  • 1960 to 1969: 30
  • 1950 to 1959: 18
  • 1940 to 1949: 12
  • 1939 or earlier: 180

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk River township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 64
  • 6 rooms: 53
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9 or more rooms: 43

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk River township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 7

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 113
  • 4 bedrooms: 56
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 21

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk River township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 12
  • 3 bedrooms: 22
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 50
  • 2 vehicles: 94
  • 3 vehicles: 71
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 10
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (29%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Elk River township:

  • German (67.3%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • United States or American (5.9%)
  • Danish (3.6%)
  • Norwegian (2.6%)
  • English (2.2%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 269 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 53 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (2%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 76 (19%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

99.4% of residents of Elk River township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 819
  • In family households: 736 (233 male householders, 22 female householders)
    218 spouses, 244 children (216 natural, 6 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 4 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 83 (30 male householders (21 living alone)), 37 female householders (37 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 135 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 58 1-person, 2 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 3 4-persons,

182 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (15 men, 13 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 Elk River township:

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