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Rock Grove township, IA map Land area: 39.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,849 (all rural)
Males: 918  (49.6%)
Females: 931  (50.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,742 (1,421 owner occupied, 321 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Rock Grove township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.1%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%

Median age of males: 39.6
Median age of females: 41.1

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Average household size: 2.43

Rock Grove township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $30,127 ($24,750 in 1999)
This township:

$30,127
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $111,264 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Rock Grove township:

$111,264
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,169 - $327,099

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $268,621
Here:

$268,621
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $59,882
Here:

$59,882
State:

$29,315
Population density: 46 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

10.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Nora Springs.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Rock Grove City (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spring Grove Cemetery (1), Rock Grove Township Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rock Grove township include: Flood Creek Hunting Preserve (1), Mathers Woods (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (0% naturalized citizens)

Rock Grove township:  0.4%
State:  3.1%

60% of Rock Grove township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 128
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 75
  • South: 45
  • West: 43

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Rock Grove township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Rock Grove township, Iowa:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 49 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 111
  • Mobile homes: 27

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,100


Housing units in Rock Grove township with a mortgage: 16 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 25
  • 1970 to 1979: 50
  • 1960 to 1969: 4
  • 1950 to 1959: 33
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 26

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock Grove township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 54
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Grove township, Iowa:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rock Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 39
  • 3 bedrooms: 46
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Grove township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 23
  • 2 vehicles: 55
  • 3 vehicles: 24
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Grove township in renter-occupied apartments

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Rock Grove township:

  • United States or American (64.9%)
  • German (19.8%)
  • English (15.3%)

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

  • Poland (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 57 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 28 (33%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Wood (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

People in group quarters in Rock Grove township, Iowa:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 49 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 305
  • In family households: 264 (95 male householders, 13 female householders)
    89 spouses, 58 children (49 natural, 9 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41 (26 male householders (19 living alone)), 8 female householders (8 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 81 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 17 4-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person, 7 2-persons,

329 married couples with children.
97 single-parent households (25 men, 72 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%

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 Rock Grove township:

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