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Post township, IA map Land area: 35.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,404 (all rural)
Males: 1,219  (50.7%)
Females: 1,185  (49.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,329 (1,497 owner occupied, 832 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

28%


Races in Post township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 79.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%

Median age of males: 36.4
Median age of females: 40.2

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Average household size: 2.74

Post township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.15

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,930 ($33,625 in 1999)
This township:

$40,930
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $406 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $458)
Here:

$406
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,763 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Post township:

$96,763
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,079 - $152,889

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $135,504
Here:

$135,504
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $138,509
Here:

$138,509
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $165,643
Here:

$165,643
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $398,933
Here:

$398,933
State:

$135,565

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,936
Here:

$279,936
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $29,251
Here:

$29,251
State:

$29,315
Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

13.6%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

6.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Postville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Cleyeland (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Post Township Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hecker Creek (A), Upper Branch Yellow Creek (B), Ludlow Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 677 (3% naturalized citizens)

Post township:  28.2%
State:  3.1%

63% of Post township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1395
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 181
  • South: 65
  • West: 28

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,800

Post township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.7%

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

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

61 people in nursing homes
14 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 640
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 57
  • 3 or 4: 40
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • Mobile homes: 57

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,900


Housing units in Post township with a mortgage: 251 (12 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 202

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 29
  • 1980 to 1989: 59
  • 1970 to 1979: 111
  • 1960 to 1969: 63
  • 1950 to 1959: 111
  • 1940 to 1949: 75
  • 1939 or earlier: 402

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 27
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 133
  • 6 rooms: 126
  • 7 rooms: 140
  • 8 rooms: 71
  • 9 or more rooms: 43

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

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 46
  • 4 rooms: 81
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 137
  • 3 bedrooms: 282
  • 4 bedrooms: 137
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Post township:

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 71
  • 2 bedrooms: 126
  • 3 bedrooms: 42
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 187
  • 2 vehicles: 238
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 37
  • 1 vehicle: 134
  • 2 vehicles: 61
  • 3 vehicles: 23
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 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 (%):



  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Post township:

  • German (34.7%)
  • Norwegian (11.2%)
  • Ukrainian (6.0%)
  • United States or American (5.0%)
  • English (3.9%)
  • Russian (3.8%)
  • Irish (2.3%)

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

  • Mexico (56%)
  • Ukraine (19%)
  • Russia (9%)
  • Other South Central Asia (5%)
  • Israel (4%)
  • Bangladesh (1%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 678 (58%)
  • Carpooled: 199 (17%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (2%)
  • Walked: 219 (19%)
  • Other means: 12 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 39 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

61 people in nursing homes
14 people in unknown juvenile institutions

66.4% of residents of Post township speak English at home.
16.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (10% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 68% don't speak English at all).
15.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (42% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (13% speak English very well, 75% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,309
  • In family households: 1,971 (509 male householders, 91 female householders)
    510 spouses, 590 children (553 natural, 16 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 11 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 82 other relatives, 122 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 338 (100 male householders (68 living alone)), 151 female householders (142 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 75 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 280 2-persons, 95 3-persons, 109 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 210 1-person, 25 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 8 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

480 married couples with children.
62 single-parent households (24 men, 38 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30
Here:

11.7%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

11.2%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

6.4%
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 Post township:

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