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Farmington township, IA map Land area: 36.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,137 (all rural)
Males: 1,042  (48.8%)
Females: 1,095  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,126 (1,685 owner occupied, 441 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

28%


Races in Farmington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.7%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 37.5
Median age of females: 39.0

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Average household size: 2.58

Farmington township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $30,976 ($25,448 in 1999)
This township:

$30,976
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $328 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $422)
Here:

$328
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $53,293 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Farmington township:

$53,293
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,802 - $104,935

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $85,847
Here:

$85,847
State:

$151,570

In 2-unit structures: $291,443
Here:

$291,443
State:

$128,390

Mobile homes: $39,901
Here:

$39,901
State:

$29,315
Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

20.3%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

8.1%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Durant.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Wahkonsa Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 28 (39% naturalized citizens)

Farmington township:  1.3%
State:  3.1%

56% of Farmington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 4208
  • Northeast: 36
  • Midwest: 223
  • South: 443
  • West: 150

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $14,100

Farmington township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,651
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 50
  • 3 or 4: 88
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 46
  • Mobile homes: 306

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,200


Housing units in Farmington township with a mortgage: 439 (30 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 558

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 24
  • 1995 to 1998: 198
  • 1990 to 1994: 165
  • 1980 to 1989: 313
  • 1970 to 1979: 508
  • 1960 to 1969: 434
  • 1950 to 1959: 258
  • 1940 to 1949: 177
  • 1939 or earlier: 144

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 18
  • 4 rooms: 137
  • 5 rooms: 507
  • 6 rooms: 458
  • 7 rooms: 105
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9 or more rooms: 45

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

  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 94
  • 4 rooms: 205
  • 5 rooms: 157
  • 6 rooms: 74
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 424
  • 3 bedrooms: 760
  • 4 bedrooms: 116
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Farmington township:

  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 111
  • 2 bedrooms: 290
  • 3 bedrooms: 141
  • 4 bedrooms: 27
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 83
  • 1 vehicle: 557
  • 2 vehicles: 444
  • 3 vehicles: 169
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 167
  • 1 vehicle: 303
  • 2 vehicles: 88
  • 3 vehicles: 29
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 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 (19%)
  • Wood products (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wood products (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Farmington township:

  • United States or American (19.2%)
  • Irish (5.4%)
  • English (5.3%)
  • German (2.0%)
  • Lebanese (1.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0.6%)
  • Italian (0.5%)

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

  • Mexico (61%)
  • Sierra Leone (39%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,449 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 286 (15%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 103 (6%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

97.7% of residents of Farmington township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,800
  • In family households: 4,163 (938 male householders, 400 female householders)
    904 spouses, 1,440 children (1,396 natural, 15 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 259 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 17 parents, 58 other relatives, 99 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 637 (285 male householders (260 living alone)), 311 female householders (292 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 288 (250 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 600 2-persons, 276 3-persons, 255 4-persons, 151 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 552 1-person, 44 2-persons,

436 married couples with children.
104 single-parent households (27 men, 77 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): 10
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

12.7%
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 Farmington township:

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