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Indian Creek township, IA map Land area: 35.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,496 (all rural)
Males: 746  (49.9%)
Females: 750  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,496 (1,231 owner occupied, 265 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Indian Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 35.1
Median age of females: 35.9

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Average household size: 2.68

Indian Creek township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.12

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,657 ($40,568 in 1999)
This township:

$45,657
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $483, upper quartile is $613)
Here:

$563
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $121,034 (it was $85,700 in 2000)
Indian Creek township:

$121,034
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,414 - $169,033

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $174,412
Here:

$174,412
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $77,781
Here:

$77,781
State:

$29,315
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

2.8%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Maxwell.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Peoria Cemetery (1), Woodland Cemetery (2), Brubaker Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Rupple Creek (A), Rock Creek (B), West Indian Creek (C), East Indian Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (0% naturalized citizens)

Indian Creek township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

61% of Indian Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 574
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 23
  • South: 36
  • West: 62
Indian Creek township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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: 199
  • Mobile homes: 69

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,200


Housing units in Indian Creek township with a mortgage: 53 (12 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 52

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 41
  • 1980 to 1989: 75
  • 1970 to 1979: 42
  • 1960 to 1969: 15
  • 1950 to 1959: 20
  • 1940 to 1949: 12
  • 1939 or earlier: 18

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Indian Creek township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 28
  • 5 rooms: 72
  • 6 rooms: 85
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 1
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indian Creek township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Indian Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 54
  • 3 bedrooms: 156
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indian Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 69
  • 2 vehicles: 93
  • 3 vehicles: 58
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Indian Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 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%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Indian Creek township:

  • United States or American (38.1%)
  • Irish (16.9%)
  • German (15.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.5%)
  • English (4.1%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 312 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 32 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 2 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

99.0% of residents of Indian Creek township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 705
  • In family households: 606 (140 male householders, 47 female householders)
    157 spouses, 248 children (183 natural, 0 adopted, 65 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 99 (59 male householders (48 living alone)), 27 female householders (26 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 71 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 74 1-person, 10 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

354 married couples with children.
80 single-parent households (27 men, 53 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

7.8%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

6.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

25.0%
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 Indian Creek township:

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