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Jefferson township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 315 (all rural)
Males: 169  (53.7%)
Females: 146  (46.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 315 (273 owner occupied, 42 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

28%


Races in Jefferson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.3%

Median age of males: 36.5
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.86

Jefferson township:

2.9 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.20

Estimated median household income in 2009: $23,692 ($19,464 in 1999)
This township:

$23,692
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $248 (lower quartile is $231, upper quartile is $278)
Here:

$248
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $86,477 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Jefferson township:

$86,477
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,038 - $107,835

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $148,267
Here:

$148,267
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $44,127
Here:

$44,127
State:

$29,315
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

22.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

8.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Butler Center Cemetery (1), Coster Cemetery (2), New Albion Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Freddeke Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

67% of Jefferson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 176
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 19
  • South: 32
  • West: 19

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Jefferson township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 98
  • Mobile homes: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Jefferson township with a mortgage: 10 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 26
  • 1970 to 1979: 33
  • 1960 to 1969: 11
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 12

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 21
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 39
  • 3 bedrooms: 52
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 17
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Machinery (14%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Social assistance (13%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson township:

  • United States or American (36.2%)
  • Irish (15.3%)
  • English (13.5%)
  • European (6.7%)
  • Dutch (4.3%)
  • German (4.3%)
  • Welsh (1.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 41 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 23 (34%)
  • Walked: 2 (3%)
  • Other means: 2 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Electricity (21%)

99.2% of residents of Jefferson township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 257
  • In family households: 230 (64 male householders, 12 female householders)
    72 spouses, 73 children (72 natural, 0 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 3 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27 (18 male householders (18 living alone)), 9 female householders (9 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 40 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 2 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person,

83 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (0 men, 5 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

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

0.0%
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 Jefferson township:

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