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Providence township, IA map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 316 (all rural)
Males: 161  (50.9%)
Females: 155  (49.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 316 (211 owner occupied, 105 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

28%


Races in Providence township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Black: 0.6%

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

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Average household size: 2.72

Providence township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,526 ($37,401 in 1999)
This township:

$45,526
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $380 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $528)
Here:

$380
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $116,731 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
Providence township:

$116,731
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,790 - $129,184

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $203,176
Here:

$203,176
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $73,433
Here:

$73,433
State:

$29,315
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

9.9%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

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

Parks in Providence township include: Sturchler Pit Area (1), Three Water Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

70% of Providence township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 97% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 633
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 159
  • South: 55
  • West: 76
Providence township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 260
  • Mobile homes: 36

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,500


Housing units in Providence township with a mortgage: 40 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 69

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 22
  • 1995 to 1998: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 49
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • 1960 to 1969: 82
  • 1950 to 1959: 30
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 51

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 43
  • 6 rooms: 81
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 40
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 153
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Providence township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 48
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 32
  • 2 vehicles: 69
  • 3 vehicles: 93
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 20
  • 2 vehicles: 25
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Food (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (28%)
  • Social assistance (16%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Fuel dealers (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Life and physical scientists (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Providence township:

  • United States or American (23.8%)
  • Irish (19.0%)
  • English (12.6%)
  • German (10.2%)
  • French Canadian (5.0%)
  • Polish (2.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian (2.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 374 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 61 (13%)
  • Walked: 21 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

98.7% of residents of Providence township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 925
  • In family households: 881 (224 male householders, 45 female householders)
    234 spouses, 323 children (252 natural, 36 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 9 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 44 (24 male householders (24 living alone)), 20 female householders (20 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 78 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 71 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 44 1-person,

79 married couples with children.
9 single-parent households (4 men, 5 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

5.1%
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: 4
Here:

21.1%
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 Providence township:

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