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Grant township, IA map Land area: 35.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population: 1,661 (72% urban, 28% rural)
Males: 817  (49.2%)
Females: 844  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,661 (1,367 owner occupied, 294 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.2%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Some other race: 0.3%

Median age of males: 43.4
Median age of females: 44.0

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Average household size: 2.35

Grant township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.82

Estimated median household income in 2009: $27,514 ($22,604 in 1999)
This township:

$27,514
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $243 (lower quartile is $204, upper quartile is $388)
Here:

$243
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $89,749 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Grant township:

$89,749
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,804 - $170,388

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $137,735
Here:

$137,735
State:

$151,570

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $44,349
Here:

$44,349
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $260,257
Here:

$260,257
State:

$29,315

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,761
Here:

$8,761
State:

$33,502
Population density: 47 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

22.6%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant township: Clarmond Country Club (A), Cornelia (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Elm Lake (A), Lake Cornelia (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grant township include: Lower Morse Lake Waterfowl Production Area (1), Cambier River Bend Area (2), Elm Lake Wildlife Management Area (3), Lake Cornelia State Game Management Area (4), Prairie Smoke Wildlife Area - West Unit (5), Pikes Timber Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

62% 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, 83% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 281
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 39
  • South: 98
  • West: 29

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $30,000

Grant township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 157
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 2
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 46
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,100


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 34 (2 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 39

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1980 to 1989: 67
  • 1970 to 1979: 35
  • 1960 to 1969: 34
  • 1950 to 1959: 16
  • 1940 to 1949: 8
  • 1939 or earlier: 39

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 55
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 5
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 59
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 20
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 21
  • 2 vehicles: 74
  • 3 vehicles: 28
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 16
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (19%)
  • Wood products (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Printing and related support activities (7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Printing and related support activities (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (22.8%)
  • United States or American (22.4%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • Irish (7.2%)
  • Swedish (6.3%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • European (3.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 126 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 38 (21%)
  • Walked: 9 (5%)
  • Other means: 6 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (7%)

96.0% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 451
  • In family households: 385 (107 male householders, 16 female householders)
    119 spouses, 127 children (113 natural, 3 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 66 (26 male householders (19 living alone)), 26 female householders (20 living alone)), 14 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 61 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 2 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 39 1-person, 13 2-persons,

320 married couples with children.
48 single-parent households (19 men, 29 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

23.5%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

45.5%
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 Grant township:

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