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Monroe township, IA map Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 325 (all rural)
Males: 169  (52.0%)
Females: 156  (48.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 325 (298 owner occupied, 27 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

28%


Races in Monroe township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%

Median age of males: 38.7
Median age of females: 39.5

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Average household size: 2.69

Monroe township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.98

Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,217 ($26,467 in 1999)
This township:

$32,217
Iowa:

$48,044

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

$0
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $54,530 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Monroe township:

$54,530
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,355 - $104,475

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $100,073
Here:

$100,073
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $57,641
Here:

$57,641
State:

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

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

14.6%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Monroe township: Mount Pleasant Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Foster Cemetery (1), Hayes Cemetery (2), Piper Cemetery (3), Enix Cemetery (4), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Monroe township: Cottonwood Pits State Game Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

40% of Monroe township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 80
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 59
  • South: 12
  • West: 0
Monroe township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19
  • Mobile homes: 35

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,500


Housing units in Monroe township with a mortgage: 3 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 8
  • 1995 to 1998: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 16
  • 1960 to 1969: 5
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 3
  • 1939 or earlier: 0

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 20
  • 6 rooms: 3
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 13
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 17
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

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

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Food (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (9%)
  • Paper (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (7%)
  • Chemicals (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Personal and laundry services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Personal appearance workers (14%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe township:

  • United States or American (22.7%)
  • Italian (19.7%)
  • Irish (18.2%)
  • German (9.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 68 (100%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (6%)

95.6% of residents of Monroe township speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 151
  • In family households: 151 (37 male householders, 8 female householders)
    24 spouses, 64 children (50 natural, 0 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 0 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 8 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 10 5-persons,

68 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (5 men, 1 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: 5
Here:

45.5%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 Monroe township:

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