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Patoka township, IN map Land area: 43.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 3,169 (all rural)
Males: 1,589  (50.1%)
Females: 1,580  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,169 (2,673 owner occupied, 496 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%


Races in Patoka township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 37.7
Median age of females: 38.6

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Average household size: 2.52

Patoka township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,324 ($31,410 in 1999)
This township:

$34,324
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $309 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $379)
Here:

$309
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $74,566 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Patoka township:

$74,566
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,250 - $111,068

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $94,034
Here:

$94,034
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $29,967
Here:

$29,967
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $46,179
Here:

$46,179
State:

$33,761
Population density: 74 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

12.2%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

4.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Winslow.


Click to draw/clear Patoka township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Patoka township: North Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), South Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department (B), North Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Patoka township include: Ashby Church (A), Hephzibah Church (B), Mission of Faith Church (C), Mount Heaborn Church (D), Potaka Grove Church (E), Sugar Ridge Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Williams Cemetery (1), Sunset Cemetery (2), Hedges Cemetery (3), Wyatt Cemetery (4), Sugar Ridge Cemetery (5), Crow Cemetery (6), Martin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Globe Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Stone Coe Creek (B), Sugar Creek (C), Mill Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (9% naturalized citizens)

Patoka township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

60% of Patoka township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 2789
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 104
  • South: 189
  • West: 42

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $50,000

Patoka township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,027
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • Mobile homes: 321

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,600


Housing units in Patoka township with a mortgage: 369 (20 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 252

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 42
  • 1995 to 1998: 60
  • 1990 to 1994: 123
  • 1980 to 1989: 182
  • 1970 to 1979: 197
  • 1960 to 1969: 75
  • 1950 to 1959: 148
  • 1940 to 1949: 119
  • 1939 or earlier: 437

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Patoka township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 40
  • 4 rooms: 196
  • 5 rooms: 350
  • 6 rooms: 212
  • 7 rooms: 181
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 37

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Patoka township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 28
  • 4 rooms: 65
  • 5 rooms: 80
  • 6 rooms: 32
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 38
  • 2 bedrooms: 430
  • 3 bedrooms: 491
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 14

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Patoka township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 120
  • 3 bedrooms: 65
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 30
  • 1 vehicle: 239
  • 2 vehicles: 467
  • 3 vehicles: 175
  • 4 vehicles: 91
  • 5 or more vehicles: 37

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 91
  • 2 vehicles: 105
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 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 (32%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Rail transportation (9%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Wood products (15%)
  • U. S. Postal service (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Personal and laundry services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other transportation workers (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Bus drivers (13%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Patoka township:

  • United States or American (38.7%)
  • German (20.7%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.9%)
  • Dutch (1.5%)
  • Polish (0.8%)

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

  • Mexico (91%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,100 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 209 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 29 (2%)
  • Other means: 11 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

98.0% of residents of Patoka township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 63% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,176
  • In family households: 2,808 (747 male householders, 152 female householders)
    782 spouses, 935 children (827 natural, 19 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 66 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 40 other relatives, 77 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 368 (173 male householders (159 living alone)), 168 female householders (156 living alone)), 27 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 450 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 181 4-persons, 66 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 315 1-person, 26 2-persons,

563 married couples with children.
186 single-parent households (65 men, 121 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

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

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

11.6%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 Patoka township:

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