All U.S. Cities  
City-Data Forum City-Data

Pleasant Grove township, Des Moines County, Iowa (IA)





Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Business Search
14 Million Businesses in
12,000 Categories
Find:
Near:

Back to: Des Moines County, Iowa (IA), All US cities.



Pleasant Grove township, IA map Land area: 36.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 457 (all rural)
Males: 227  (49.7%)
Females: 230  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 457 (395 owner occupied, 62 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

28%


Races in Pleasant Grove township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 37.1
Median age of females: 37.2

Discuss Iowa on our huge forum. We have over 16 million posts!

Average household size: 2.75

Pleasant Grove township:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.16

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,890 ($29,485 in 1999)
This township:

$35,890
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $306 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $374)
Here:

$306
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $79,904 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Pleasant Grove township:

$79,904
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,187 - $127,773

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $137,097
Here:

$137,097
State:

$151,570

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,095
Here:

$87,095
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $26,413
Here:

$26,413
State:

$29,315
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

9.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Click to draw/clear Pleasant Grove township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Butcher Cemetery (1), Ramsey Cemetery (2), Carter Cemetery (3), Millersburg Cemetery (4), Gallaher Cemetery (5), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (6), Siefken Family Plot (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Big Hollow Creek (A), Cedar Fork Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (100% naturalized citizens)

Pleasant Grove township:  0.9%
State:  3.1%

69% of Pleasant Grove township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% 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: 839
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 76
  • South: 127
  • West: 57

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $36,300

Pleasant Grove township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 422
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 55

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,100


Housing units in Pleasant Grove township with a mortgage: 121 (3 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 127

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 13
  • 1995 to 1998: 16
  • 1990 to 1994: 44
  • 1980 to 1989: 69
  • 1970 to 1979: 85
  • 1960 to 1969: 60
  • 1950 to 1959: 38
  • 1940 to 1949: 54
  • 1939 or earlier: 100

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pleasant Grove township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 23
  • 4 rooms: 91
  • 5 rooms: 114
  • 6 rooms: 100
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasant Grove township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pleasant Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 141
  • 3 bedrooms: 203
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 9

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasant Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 30
  • 3 bedrooms: 21
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 114
  • 2 vehicles: 190
  • 3 vehicles: 56
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Pleasant Grove township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 17
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Rail transportation (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Pleasant Grove township:

  • United States or American (27.7%)
  • German (21.9%)
  • Irish (17.5%)
  • English (11.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)
  • British (1.8%)

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

  • Korea (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 332 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 50 (12%)
  • Walked: 9 (2%)
  • Other means: 9 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

95.0% of residents of Pleasant Grove township speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,109
  • In family households: 971 (276 male householders, 61 female householders)
    274 spouses, 278 children (228 natural, 15 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 15 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 138 (81 male householders (74 living alone)), 41 female householders (36 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 165 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 17 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 110 1-person, 9 2-persons, 3 4-persons,

105 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (6 men, 18 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

5.9%
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: 3
Here:

20.0%
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 Pleasant Grove township:

Back to: Des Moines County, Iowa (IA), All US cities, Our forum.




City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2014 Advameg, Inc.