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Fisher township, IA map Land area: 40.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 816 (all rural)
Males: 392  (48.0%)
Females: 424  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 816 (630 owner occupied, 186 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%


Races in Fisher township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 42.3
Median age of females: 44.8

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Average household size: 2.41

Fisher township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $31,953 ($26,250 in 1999)
This township:

$31,953
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $291 (lower quartile is $223, upper quartile is $430)
Here:

$291
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $47,987 (it was $34,300 in 2000)
Fisher township:

$47,987
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,388 - $124,057

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $115,776
Here:

$115,776
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $45,635
Here:

$45,635
State:

$29,315
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

16.3%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Farragut.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fisher township: Manti (A), Fiftyniner Motel and Campgrounds (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fisher township: Summit Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Farragut Cemetery (1), Manti Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Fisher township include: Manti Memorial Park (1), Manti Cemetery - Off the Mormon Trail Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (15% naturalized citizens)

Fisher township:  1.6%
State:  3.1%

68% of Fisher township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 641
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 80
  • West: 12

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500

Fisher township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 209
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 104

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,400


Housing units in Fisher township with a mortgage: 51 (1 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 73

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 14
  • 1995 to 1998: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1980 to 1989: 32
  • 1970 to 1979: 125
  • 1960 to 1969: 25
  • 1950 to 1959: 32
  • 1940 to 1949: 11
  • 1939 or earlier: 42

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 39
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 47
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 17

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 22
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 65
  • 3 bedrooms: 125
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fisher township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 49
  • 2 vehicles: 110
  • 3 vehicles: 43
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 22
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 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 (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Fisher township:

  • United States or American (30.5%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • Irish (3.6%)
  • African (1.8%)
  • German (1.7%)
  • Italian (1.2%)
  • European (0.3%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 241 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 56 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (2%)
  • Walked: 16 (5%)
  • Other means: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

95.8% of residents of Fisher township speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 784
  • In family households: 712 (200 male householders, 40 female householders)
    191 spouses, 231 children (194 natural, 15 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 17 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 72 (21 male householders (15 living alone)), 45 female householders (44 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 120 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 2 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 59 1-person, 7 2-persons,

171 married couples with children.
19 single-parent households (5 men, 14 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 Fisher township:

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