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Iroquois township, IN map Land area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,428 (all rural)
Males: 663  (46.4%)
Females: 765  (53.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,373 (985 owner occupied, 388 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

29%


Races in Iroquois township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.7%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.0
Median age of females: 37.7

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Average household size: 2.67

Iroquois township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.06

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,640 ($34,444 in 1999)
This township:

$37,640
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $396 (lower quartile is $230, upper quartile is $470)
Here:

$396
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $90,080 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Iroquois township:

$90,080
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,494 - $119,303

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $112,692
Here:

$112,692
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $125,252
Here:

$125,252
State:

$33,761
Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

9.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Brook.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Hazelden Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Riverside Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hickory Branch (A), Mosquito Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 80 (44% naturalized citizens)

Iroquois township:  5.6%
State:  3.1%

59% of Iroquois township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 1007
  • Northeast: 35
  • Midwest: 176
  • South: 83
  • West: 32

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Iroquois township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.0%

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

55 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 500
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 20
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • Mobile homes: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $75,000


Housing units in Iroquois township with a mortgage: 209 (18 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 115

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 17
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 60
  • 1960 to 1969: 31
  • 1950 to 1959: 62
  • 1940 to 1949: 58
  • 1939 or earlier: 299

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 71
  • 6 rooms: 76
  • 7 rooms: 71
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9 or more rooms: 56

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 32
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 105
  • 3 bedrooms: 164
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iroquois township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 37
  • 2 bedrooms: 40
  • 3 bedrooms: 55
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 80
  • 2 vehicles: 179
  • 3 vehicles: 72
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 58
  • 2 vehicles: 48
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Iroquois township:

  • United States or American (23.1%)
  • German (17.7%)
  • English (15.7%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
  • Dutch (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • Mexico (63%)
  • El Salvador (19%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Netherlands (5%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • Germany (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 529 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 54 (9%)
  • Walked: 14 (2%)
  • Other means: 10 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

55 people in nursing homes

89.0% of residents of Iroquois township speak English at home.
8.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,364
  • In family households: 1,212 (326 male householders, 62 female householders)
    323 spouses, 428 children (416 natural, 4 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 6 other relatives, 33 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 152 (59 male householders (42 living alone)), 67 female householders (66 living alone)), 26 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 55 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 185 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 66 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 108 1-person, 14 2-persons, 4 5-persons,

277 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (32 men, 53 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

15.7%
Indiana:

11.8%

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

13.4%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

21.4%
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 Iroquois township:

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