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Grant township, IA map Land area: 35.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,068 (30% urban, 70% rural)
Males: 542  (50.7%)
Females: 526  (49.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,068 (989 owner occupied, 79 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

28%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 37.8

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Average household size: 2.53

Grant township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.86

Estimated median household income in 2009: $29,971 ($26,630 in 1999)
This township:

$29,971
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $329 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $438)
Here:

$329
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $109,029 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Grant township:

$109,029
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,657 - $160,791

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $143,965
Here:

$143,965
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $170,556
Here:

$170,556
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $79,948
Here:

$79,948
State:

$128,390

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,535
Here:

$169,535
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $63,386
Here:

$63,386
State:

$29,315
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

23.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

11.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemetery: Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 500 (50% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  46.8%
State:  3.1%

60% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 19281
  • Northeast: 1304
  • Midwest: 463
  • South: 1665
  • West: 151

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,000

Grant township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.3%

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: 6,650
  • One, attached: 657
  • Two: 851
  • 3 or 4: 597
  • 5 to 9: 914
  • 10 to 19: 170
  • 20 to 49: 119
  • 50 or more: 434
  • Mobile homes: 682

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,600


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 2,704 (374 second mortgage, 467 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,605

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 119
  • 1995 to 1998: 380
  • 1990 to 1994: 445
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,014
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,866
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,482
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,325
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,184
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,259

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 118
  • 4 rooms: 476
  • 5 rooms: 1,108
  • 6 rooms: 1,086
  • 7 rooms: 965
  • 8 rooms: 775
  • 9 or more rooms: 531

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

  • 1 room: 86
  • 2 rooms: 421
  • 3 rooms: 822
  • 4 rooms: 1,368
  • 5 rooms: 1,235
  • 6 rooms: 393
  • 7 rooms: 163
  • 8 rooms: 82
  • 9 or more rooms: 30

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

  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 67
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,056
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,959
  • 4 bedrooms: 856
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 141

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 1,170
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,085
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,089
  • 4 bedrooms: 115
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 36

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

  • no vehicle: 415
  • 1 vehicle: 1,618
  • 2 vehicles: 2,039
  • 3 vehicles: 696
  • 4 vehicles: 286
  • 5 or more vehicles: 35

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

  • no vehicle: 1,735
  • 1 vehicle: 2,006
  • 2 vehicles: 673
  • 3 vehicles: 173
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 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 (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • English (9.2%)
  • United States or American (8.6%)
  • Irish (2.6%)
  • German (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.4%)
  • Scottish (1.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.1%)

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,503 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,361 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 115 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 193 (2%)
  • Other means: 76 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 140 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

95.9% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,190
  • In family households: 18,146 (3,367 male householders, 2,579 female householders)
    3,511 spouses, 6,591 children (6,144 natural, 201 adopted, 246 stepchildren), 851 grandchildren, 259 brothers or sisters, 242 parents, 324 other relatives, 422 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,044 (1,383 male householders (1,150 living alone)), 2,326 female householders (2,233 living alone)), 335 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,274 (1,036 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,633 2-persons, 1,624 3-persons, 1,009 4-persons, 404 5-persons, 218 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,383 1-person, 292 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 10 4-persons,

242 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (4 men, 19 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 176
Here:

6.4%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 126
Here:

8.4%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 86
Here:

10.5%
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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