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Pleasant Valley township, IA map Land area: 26.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.
Population: 33,144 (95% urban, 5% rural)
Males: 16,102  (48.6%)
Females: 17,042  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 32,799 (27,030 owner occupied, 5,769 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Pleasant Valley township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.7%
  • Black: 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 38.9
Median age of females: 39.8

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Average household size: 2.49

Pleasant Valley township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,684 ($53,937 in 1999)
This township:

$63,684
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $595 (lower quartile is $476, upper quartile is $815)
Here:

$595
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $178,562 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Pleasant Valley township:

$178,562
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,520 - $273,533

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $213,005
Here:

$213,005
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $165,587
Here:

$165,587
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $453,999
Here:

$453,999
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,633
Here:

$120,633
State:

$135,565

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $73,923
Here:

$73,923
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $33,641
Here:

$33,641
State:

$29,315
Population density: 1264 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

5.0%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Bettendorf, Riverdale, Panorama Park.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pleasant Valley township: Davenport Country Club and Golf Course (A), Bettendorf Fire and Rescue Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pleasant Valley township: Trinity Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 914 (50% naturalized citizens)

Pleasant Valley township:  2.8%
State:  3.1%

53% of Pleasant Valley township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% 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: 18727
  • Northeast: 1101
  • Midwest: 9444
  • South: 1763
  • West: 995

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $122,200

Pleasant Valley township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Pleasant Valley township, Iowa:

  • 229 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,691
  • One, attached: 810
  • Two: 250
  • 3 or 4: 516
  • 5 to 9: 755
  • 10 to 19: 658
  • 20 to 49: 523
  • 50 or more: 301
  • Mobile homes: 305

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Pleasant Valley township with a mortgage: 6,946 (881 second mortgage, 828 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,230

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 329
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,040
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,219
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,792
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,208
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,078
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,595
  • 1940 to 1949: 818
  • 1939 or earlier: 730

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 90
  • 4 rooms: 854
  • 5 rooms: 1,701
  • 6 rooms: 1,881
  • 7 rooms: 1,720
  • 8 rooms: 1,872
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,114

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

  • 1 room: 100
  • 2 rooms: 250
  • 3 rooms: 686
  • 4 rooms: 768
  • 5 rooms: 605
  • 6 rooms: 275
  • 7 rooms: 109
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9 or more rooms: 84

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 157
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,847
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,652
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,145
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 453

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasant Valley township:

  • no bedroom: 100
  • 1 bedroom: 950
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,312
  • 3 bedrooms: 472
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 31

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

  • no vehicle: 201
  • 1 vehicle: 2,570
  • 2 vehicles: 5,098
  • 3 vehicles: 1,843
  • 4 vehicles: 394
  • 5 or more vehicles: 148

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

  • no vehicle: 499
  • 1 vehicle: 1,492
  • 2 vehicles: 831
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Pleasant Valley township:

  • German (36.3%)
  • Irish (12.6%)
  • United States or American (8.5%)
  • English (8.4%)
  • Swedish (3.2%)
  • Norwegian (2.7%)
  • Scottish (1.9%)

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

  • Korea (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,682 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 1,175 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 69 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 192 (1%)
  • Other means: 74 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 544 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Pleasant Valley township, Iowa:

  • 229 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

94.8% of residents of Pleasant Valley township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,868
  • In family households: 28,403 (7,731 male householders, 1,551 female householders)
    7,982 spouses, 10,105 children (9,329 natural, 276 adopted, 500 stepchildren), 273 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 98 parents, 228 other relatives, 330 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,465 (1,730 male householders (1,448 living alone)), 2,150 female householders (1,947 living alone)), 585 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 347 (234 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,927 2-persons, 2,044 3-persons, 2,046 4-persons, 957 5-persons, 247 6-persons, 61 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,395 1-person, 435 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 10 4-persons,

6,889 married couples with children.
1,399 single-parent households (236 men, 1,163 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 396
Here:

9.5%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 336
Here:

28.1%
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 Valley township:

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