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Scott township, IA map Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 245 (all rural)
Males: 133  (54.3%)
Females: 112  (45.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 245 (145 owner occupied, 100 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

28%


Races in Scott township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.5%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.4%

Median age of males: 37.5
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.69

Scott township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,190 ($37,125 in 1999)
This township:

$45,190
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $363 (lower quartile is $301, upper quartile is $473)
Here:

$363
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $114,128 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Scott township:

$114,128
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,168 - $162,457

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $208,575
Here:

$208,575
State:

$151,570

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,323
Here:

$161,323
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $152,199
Here:

$152,199
State:

$29,315
Population density: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

13.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 22 (91% naturalized citizens)

Scott township:  9.0%
State:  3.1%

75% of Scott township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 839
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 162
  • South: 234
  • West: 163

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Scott township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 379
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • Mobile homes: 162

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,700


Housing units in Scott township with a mortgage: 90 (17 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 53

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 26
  • 1995 to 1998: 62
  • 1990 to 1994: 78
  • 1980 to 1989: 122
  • 1970 to 1979: 139
  • 1960 to 1969: 58
  • 1950 to 1959: 20
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 32

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 63
  • 5 rooms: 142
  • 6 rooms: 96
  • 7 rooms: 56
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 35

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 27
  • 6 rooms: 17
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 101
  • 3 bedrooms: 257
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 15

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott township:

  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 26
  • 3 bedrooms: 36
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 54
  • 2 vehicles: 213
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Food (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (10%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Retail florists (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (47%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (11%)
  • Art and design workers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott township:

  • United States or American (30.7%)
  • German (12.8%)
  • Irish (11.5%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • Laos (14%)
  • Australia (9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 515 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 75 (12%)
  • Walked: 9 (1%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 39 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

96.8% of residents of Scott township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,450
  • In family households: 1,357 (375 male householders, 43 female householders)
    366 spouses, 504 children (464 natural, 20 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 27 other relatives, 23 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 93 (41 male householders (38 living alone)), 42 female householders (38 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 190 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 78 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 76 1-person, 7 2-persons,

56 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (3 men, 2 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.4%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

7.0%
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 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 Scott township:

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