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Riverton township, IA map Land area: 44.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 508 (all rural)
Males: 270  (53.1%)
Females: 238  (46.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 508 (380 owner occupied, 128 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%


Races in Riverton township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.4%

Median age of males: 38.2
Median age of females: 38.3

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Average household size: 2.72

Riverton township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.05

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,912 ($34,432 in 1999)
This township:

$41,912
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $319 (lower quartile is $200, upper quartile is $562)
Here:

$319
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $100,475 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Riverton township:

$100,475
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,085 - $117,730

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $157,511
Here:

$157,511
State:

$151,570
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.9%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

6.1%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Riverton township: Carrville (A), Riverton Townhall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Parks in Riverton township include: Bunns Wood County Park (1), Howards Wood Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (0% naturalized citizens)

Riverton township:  0.8%
State:  3.1%

75% of Riverton township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 373
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 30
  • South: 35
  • West: 0
Riverton township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 193
  • Mobile homes: 8

Housing units in Riverton township with a mortgage: 42 (5 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • 1960 to 1969: 7
  • 1950 to 1959: 27
  • 1940 to 1949: 15
  • 1939 or earlier: 114

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 10
  • 6 rooms: 43
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 20

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 12
  • 3 bedrooms: 81
  • 4 bedrooms: 39
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverton township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 19
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 28
  • 2 vehicles: 46
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (9%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (35%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Riverton township:

  • German (52.2%)
  • United States or American (13.2%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • Norwegian (6.7%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • Czech (4.5%)
  • Danish (1.4%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 137 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 9 (5%)
  • Walked: 7 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (23%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

97.9% of residents of Riverton township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 442
  • In family households: 388 (138 male householders, 3 female householders)
    120 spouses, 127 children (105 natural, 0 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 54 (35 male householders (35 living alone)), 19 female householders (19 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 80 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 10 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 54 1-person,

135 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (8 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

6.3%
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: 11
Here:

45.8%
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 Riverton township:

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