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Lincoln township, IA map Land area: 35.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 856 (all rural)
Males: 399  (46.6%)
Females: 457  (53.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 821 (687 owner occupied, 134 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

28%


Races in Lincoln township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 39.5

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Average household size: 2.61

Lincoln township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,681 ($29,038 in 1999)
This township:

$32,681
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $86,291 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Lincoln township:

$86,291
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,771 - $110,221

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $144,729
Here:

$144,729
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $50,424
Here:

$50,424
State:

$29,315
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

13.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

11.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Zearing.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Church in Lincoln township: Bethel United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Park in Lincoln township: Dakins Lake Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 56 (0% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln township:  6.5%
State:  3.1%

76% of Lincoln township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 378
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 48
  • South: 146
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

33 people in nursing homes
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 215
  • Mobile homes: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $40,700


Housing units in Lincoln township with a mortgage: 17 (6 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 62

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 15
  • 1995 to 1998: 17
  • 1990 to 1994: 27
  • 1980 to 1989: 69
  • 1970 to 1979: 77
  • 1960 to 1969: 19
  • 1950 to 1959: 23
  • 1940 to 1949: 9
  • 1939 or earlier: 48

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 63
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 84
  • 3 bedrooms: 121
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 21
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 53
  • 2 vehicles: 90
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 21
  • 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 (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Computer and electronic products (13%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Chemicals (9%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Private households (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Woodworkers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (27%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln township:

  • United States or American (56.9%)
  • English (18.3%)
  • German (3.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • European (1.8%)
  • Austrian (0.9%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 158 (54%)
  • Carpooled: 119 (41%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)

33 people in nursing homes
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

90.3% of residents of Lincoln township speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 628
  • In family households: 552 (156 male householders, 31 female householders)
    168 spouses, 157 children (151 natural, 0 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 20 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 76 (42 male householders (30 living alone)), 21 female householders (21 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 74 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 62 4-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 51 1-person, 6 2-persons, 6 3-persons,

181 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (7 men, 21 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 undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

57.1%
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 Lincoln township:

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