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Norway township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 410 (all rural)
Males: 215  (52.4%)
Females: 195  (47.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 410 (329 owner occupied, 81 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%


Races in Norway township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.5%

Median age of males: 39.3
Median age of females: 39.8

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Average household size: 2.47

Norway township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $28,578 ($23,478 in 1999)
This township:

$28,578
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $300 (lower quartile is $231, upper quartile is $412)
Here:

$300
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $43,680 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Norway township:

$43,680
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,086 - $88,289

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $81,323
Here:

$81,323
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,202
Here:

$130,202
State:

$156,028

Mobile homes: $58,484
Here:

$58,484
State:

$29,315
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

22.9%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

11.1%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Thor.


Click to draw/clear Norway township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Norway Lake Cemetery (1), Norway Township Cemetery (2), Willicksen Cemetery (3), East Ullensvang Cemetery (4), West Ullensvang Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

66% of Norway township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 683
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 95
  • West: 9

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

Norway township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 287
  • One, attached: 1
  • Mobile homes: 82
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,300


Housing units in Norway township with a mortgage: 94 (12 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 72

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 36
  • 1990 to 1994: 26
  • 1980 to 1989: 64
  • 1970 to 1979: 67
  • 1960 to 1969: 84
  • 1950 to 1959: 24
  • 1940 to 1949: 20
  • 1939 or earlier: 47

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 33
  • 5 rooms: 77
  • 6 rooms: 64
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 28
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 65
  • 3 bedrooms: 136
  • 4 bedrooms: 29
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Norway township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 28
  • 3 bedrooms: 43
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 34
  • 1 vehicle: 74
  • 2 vehicles: 92
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 35
  • 2 vehicles: 25
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Norway township:

  • Irish (7.0%)
  • United States or American (5.9%)
  • English (4.2%)
  • African (2.7%)
  • German (2.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (0.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 227 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 66 (22%)
  • Walked: 1 (0%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

96.9% of residents of Norway township speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 791
  • In family households: 685 (182 male householders, 71 female householders)
    155 spouses, 165 children (152 natural, 4 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 57 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 33 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 106 (58 male householders (51 living alone)), 37 female householders (36 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 158 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 87 1-person, 1 2-persons, 7 3-persons,

91 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (8 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

13.6%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

17.2%
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 Norway township:

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