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Grant township, IN map Land area: 35.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,293 (all rural)
Males: 643  (49.7%)
Females: 650  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,293 (999 owner occupied, 294 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

29%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.1
Median age of females: 38.6

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Average household size: 2.55

Grant township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,613 ($38,080 in 1999)
This township:

$41,613
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $431 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $510)
Here:

$431
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $84,648 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Grant township:

$84,648
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,142 - $117,182

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $114,096
Here:

$114,096
State:

$155,412

In 2-unit structures: $65,888
Here:

$65,888
State:

$103,490

Mobile homes: $8,350
Here:

$8,350
State:

$33,761
Population density: 36 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.8%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Goodland.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1), Goodland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

61% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 932
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 218
  • South: 84
  • West: 33

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,300

Grant township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 503
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 221 (14 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 151

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 47
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 52
  • 1960 to 1969: 28
  • 1950 to 1959: 58
  • 1940 to 1949: 58
  • 1939 or earlier: 264

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 73
  • 6 rooms: 126
  • 7 rooms: 69
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 50

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 23
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 92
  • 3 bedrooms: 200
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 16

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 50
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 27
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 128
  • 2 vehicles: 170
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 15
  • 1 vehicle: 65
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Health care (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (33.4%)
  • United States or American (18.0%)
  • Irish (12.6%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.5%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 462 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 70 (11%)
  • Walked: 37 (6%)
  • Other means: 10 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 36 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

98.5% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,281
  • In family households: 1,081 (299 male householders, 51 female householders)
    297 spouses, 364 children (319 natural, 4 adopted, 41 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 16 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 200 (60 male householders (51 living alone)), 105 female householders (92 living alone)), 35 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 159 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 143 1-person, 15 2-persons, 7 4-persons,

273 married couples with children.
52 single-parent households (10 men, 42 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

23.4%

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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