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Fremont township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,736 (all rural)
Males: 884  (50.9%)
Females: 852  (49.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,736 (1,521 owner occupied, 215 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

28%


Races in Fremont township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 34.6
Median age of females: 34.7

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Average household size: 2.84

Fremont township:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.19

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,843 ($34,375 in 1999)
This township:

$41,843
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $378 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $560)
Here:

$378
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $60,264 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Fremont township:

$60,264
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,618 - $128,163

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $92,704
Here:

$92,704
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $34,659
Here:

$34,659
State:

$29,315

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,305
Here:

$1,305
State:

$33,502
Population density: 48 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

12.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

7.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Atkins.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Raetz Cemetery (1), Saint Stephens Cemetery (2), Fix Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fremont township: Atkins Roundhouse Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1 (100% naturalized citizens)

Fremont township:  0.1%
State:  3.1%

64% of Fremont township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1171
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 77
  • South: 183
  • West: 75
Fremont township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 323
  • Mobile homes: 200
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $35,500


Housing units in Fremont township with a mortgage: 154 (4 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 60

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 21
  • 1995 to 1998: 60
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 136
  • 1970 to 1979: 121
  • 1960 to 1969: 39
  • 1950 to 1959: 80
  • 1940 to 1949: 11
  • 1939 or earlier: 14

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

  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 38
  • 4 rooms: 79
  • 5 rooms: 141
  • 6 rooms: 90
  • 7 rooms: 60
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 24
  • 5 rooms: 26
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 129
  • 3 bedrooms: 211
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fremont township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 24
  • 3 bedrooms: 37
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 117
  • 2 vehicles: 199
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 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 (16%)
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Food and beverage stores (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cashiers (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Fremont township:

  • United States or American (49.4%)
  • Irish (11.0%)
  • German (8.5%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • English (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.8%)
  • Dutch (1.7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 559 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 105 (16%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (2%)

99.2% of residents of Fremont township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,517
  • In family households: 1,427 (381 male householders, 41 female householders)
    381 spouses, 471 children (417 natural, 16 adopted, 38 stepchildren), 103 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 39 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 90 (28 male householders (28 living alone)), 52 female householders (50 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 149 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 115 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 78 1-person, 1 2-persons, 1 4-persons,

444 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (22 men, 51 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

5.4%
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: 12
Here:

46.2%
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 Fremont township:

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