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Shawswick township, IN map Land area: 69.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 20,598 (73% urban, 27% rural)
Males: 9,785  (47.5%)
Females: 10,813  (52.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 20,009 (14,918 owner occupied, 5,091 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

29%


Races in Shawswick township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.2
Median age of females: 42.4

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Average household size: 2.29

Shawswick township:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,605 ($33,497 in 1999)
This township:

$36,605
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $536)
Here:

$444
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,556 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Shawswick township:

$96,556
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,018 - $147,740

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $114,951
Here:

$114,951
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $252,809
Here:

$252,809
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $211,738
Here:

$211,738
State:

$103,490

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $18,486
Here:

$18,486
State:

$111,630

Mobile homes: $110,308
Here:

$110,308
State:

$33,761
Population density: 296 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

10.2%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

4.2%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Bedford, Oolitic.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Shawswick township: Shawswick Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (A), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (B), Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department (C), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (E), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shawswick township include: Leatherwood Church (A), Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scoggan Cemetery (1), Ikerd Cemetery (2), Sherril Cemetery (3), Crawford Cemetery (4), Starr Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Ken-Ray Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: South Fork Crawford Creek (A), Leatherwood Creek (B), Spider Creek (C), Guthrie Creek (D), DeWitt Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Shawswick township: Bedford Christian Camp (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 191 (62% naturalized citizens)

Shawswick township:  0.9%
State:  3.1%

56% of Shawswick township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 16767
  • Northeast: 548
  • Midwest: 1091
  • South: 1637
  • West: 463

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,300

Shawswick township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Shawswick township, Indiana:

  • 395 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other group homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,160
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 376
  • 3 or 4: 454
  • 5 to 9: 259
  • 10 to 19: 74
  • 20 to 49: 140
  • 50 or more: 268
  • Mobile homes: 592
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,100


Housing units in Shawswick township with a mortgage: 3,112 (383 second mortgage, 229 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,099

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 205
  • 1995 to 1998: 677
  • 1990 to 1994: 464
  • 1980 to 1989: 936
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,300
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,000
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,186
  • 1940 to 1949: 689
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,985

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shawswick township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 132
  • 4 rooms: 614
  • 5 rooms: 1,879
  • 6 rooms: 1,458
  • 7 rooms: 1,064
  • 8 rooms: 511
  • 9 or more rooms: 484

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shawswick township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 68
  • 2 rooms: 127
  • 3 rooms: 579
  • 4 rooms: 854
  • 5 rooms: 486
  • 6 rooms: 267
  • 7 rooms: 83
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9 or more rooms: 17

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

  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,852
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,022
  • 4 bedrooms: 975
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 152

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shawswick township:

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 745
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,160
  • 3 bedrooms: 473
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 268
  • 1 vehicle: 1,796
  • 2 vehicles: 2,580
  • 3 vehicles: 1,088
  • 4 vehicles: 289
  • 5 or more vehicles: 160

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

  • no vehicle: 493
  • 1 vehicle: 1,197
  • 2 vehicles: 638
  • 3 vehicles: 163
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 26

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Shawswick township:

  • United States or American (31.2%)
  • German (16.0%)
  • English (12.1%)
  • Irish (11.9%)
  • Italian (3.1%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.0%)

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

  • Germany (14%)
  • Colombia (12%)
  • Bangladesh (9%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Other Western Africa (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,156 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,332 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 163 (2%)
  • Other means: 80 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 187 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Shawswick township, Indiana:

  • 395 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other group homes

97.4% of residents of Shawswick township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,149
  • In family households: 16,697 (4,423 male householders, 1,328 female householders)
    4,603 spouses, 5,275 children (4,565 natural, 175 adopted, 535 stepchildren), 362 grandchildren, 144 brothers or sisters, 138 parents, 132 other relatives, 292 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,452 (1,227 male householders (993 living alone)), 1,766 female householders (1,643 living alone)), 459 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 589 (537 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,900 2-persons, 1,285 3-persons, 1,049 4-persons, 363 5-persons, 134 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,636 1-person, 259 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 10 5-persons,

3,194 married couples with children.
1,045 single-parent households (230 men, 815 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

8.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

3.9%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

9.1%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 Shawswick township:

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