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Prairie township, IA map Land area: 29.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 154 (all rural)
Males: 85  (55.2%)
Females: 69  (44.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 154 (83 owner occupied, 71 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

28%


Races in Prairie township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.9%

Median age of males: 30.5
Median age of females: 34.3

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Average household size: 2.80

Prairie township:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.45

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,341 ($48,750 in 1999)
This township:

$59,341
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $299 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $452)
Here:

$299
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $192,368 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Prairie township:

$192,368
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,322 - $338,922

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $249,441
Here:

$249,441
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $96,150
Here:

$96,150
State:

$29,315
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

7.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Prairie township: Vaughan (A), Center School (B), Mayflower School (C), Riverside School (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wagner Cemetery (1), Chamber Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Canyon Creek (A), Walnut Creek (B), Honey Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

51% of Prairie township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 76
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 4
  • West: 15

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

Prairie township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 52
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,400


Housing units in Prairie township with a mortgage: 5 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 3
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • 1960 to 1969: 7
  • 1950 to 1959: 7
  • 1940 to 1949: 2
  • 1939 or earlier: 31

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

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

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prairie township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 16
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (45%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (36%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (35%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (28%)
  • Business operations specialists (16%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Prairie township:

  • German (28.0%)
  • English (20.3%)
  • Irish (11.0%)
  • European (7.6%)
  • Scottish (7.6%)
  • Scandinavian (5.1%)
  • Swedish (5.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 53 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 5 (7%)
  • Walked: 6 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (14%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 146
  • In family households: 116 (38 male householders, 0 female householders)
    29 spouses, 49 children (40 natural, 0 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30 (30 male householders (30 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 13 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 30 1-person,

48 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (1 men, 5 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
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: 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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Prairie township:

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