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Marion township, IA map Land area: 36.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,085 (all rural)
Males: 534  (49.2%)
Females: 551  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,085 (819 owner occupied, 266 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%


Races in Marion township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.4
Median age of females: 40.4

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Average household size: 2.57

Marion township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,797 ($26,944 in 1999)
This township:

$32,797
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $326 (lower quartile is $253, upper quartile is $350)
Here:

$326
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,422 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Marion township:

$82,422
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,351 - $127,447

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $161,466
Here:

$161,466
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $34,796
Here:

$34,796
State:

$29,315
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

13.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Latimer, Coulter.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Parks in Marion township include: Longdpun Habitat Area - Lukes Wetland (1), Spring Creek Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

62% of Marion township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 431
  • Northeast: 17
  • Midwest: 122
  • South: 124
  • West: 92

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $30,600

Marion township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 343
  • Mobile homes: 86

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,200


Housing units in Marion township with a mortgage: 53 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 56

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 39
  • 1990 to 1994: 32
  • 1980 to 1989: 91
  • 1970 to 1979: 101
  • 1960 to 1969: 40
  • 1950 to 1959: 37
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 56

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 55
  • 5 rooms: 64
  • 6 rooms: 71
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 23
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 163
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 24
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 85
  • 2 vehicles: 99
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 28
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 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 (12%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Apparel (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Food (14%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (11%)
  • Private households (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Apparel (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion township:

  • United States or American (29.4%)
  • English (19.1%)
  • German (10.1%)
  • Norwegian (9.0%)
  • Irish (7.0%)
  • Italian (2.4%)
  • Greek (1.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 229 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 50 (16%)
  • Walked: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

98.1% of residents of Marion township speak English at home.
0.9% 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).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 797
  • In family households: 711 (199 male householders, 41 female householders)
    198 spouses, 228 children (208 natural, 13 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 39 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 86 (33 male householders (23 living alone)), 45 female householders (45 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 111 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 77 4-persons, 17 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 68 1-person, 10 2-persons,

247 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (7 men, 31 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 Marion township:

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