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Grant township, IA map Land area: 36.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,368 (all rural)
Males: 696  (50.9%)
Females: 672  (49.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,320 (1,093 owner occupied, 227 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

28%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.4%

Median age of males: 38.9
Median age of females: 40.5

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Average household size: 2.45

Grant township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $52,574 ($43,191 in 1999)
This township:

$52,574
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $590 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $646)
Here:

$590
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $181,861 (it was $104,900 in 2000)
Grant township:

$181,861
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,544 - $240,025

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $148,548
Here:

$148,548
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $102,486
Here:

$102,486
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $78,162
Here:

$78,162
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,873
Here:

$131,873
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $52,459
Here:

$52,459
State:

$29,315
Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.0%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Granger.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Brenton Brothers Feedlot (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (100% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

66% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1158
  • Northeast: 23
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 25
  • West: 15

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Grant township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

48 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 454
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 32

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,900


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 219 (15 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 119

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 54
  • 1990 to 1994: 39
  • 1980 to 1989: 48
  • 1970 to 1979: 107
  • 1960 to 1969: 57
  • 1950 to 1959: 48
  • 1940 to 1949: 20
  • 1939 or earlier: 196

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 112
  • 6 rooms: 120
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9 or more rooms: 49

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 24
  • 4 rooms: 50
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 14
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 252
  • 4 bedrooms: 79
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 59
  • 3 bedrooms: 24
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 102
  • 2 vehicles: 186
  • 3 vehicles: 68
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 48
  • 2 vehicles: 44
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (15%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Registered nurses (15%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (37.3%)
  • Irish (12.5%)
  • United States or American (9.8%)
  • English (7.8%)
  • Italian (7.3%)
  • Dutch (5.3%)
  • Norwegian (3.5%)

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

  • Chile (50%)
  • Canada (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 599 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 19 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 35 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

48 people in nursing homes

98.3% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,291
  • In family households: 1,113 (300 male householders, 90 female householders)
    304 spouses, 400 children (374 natural, 16 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 8 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 178 (70 male householders (65 living alone)), 91 female householders (84 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 48 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 217 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 149 1-person, 9 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

279 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (24 men, 49 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

35.5%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

11.1%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

5.0%
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 Grant township:

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