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Shields township, NE map Land area: 72.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 154 (all rural)
Males: 83  (53.9%)
Females: 71  (46.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 154 (92 owner occupied, 62 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%


Races in Shields township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 36.5
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 3.08

Shields township:

3.1 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.60

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,048 ($48,940 in 1999)
This township:

$59,048
Nebraska:

$47,357

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $655 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $742)
Here:

$655
State:

$518

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $125,391 (it was $98,000 in 2000)
Shields township:

$125,391
Nebraska:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,774 - $226,608

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $235,630
Here:

$235,630
State:

$147,392

Townhouses or other attached units: $419,037
Here:

$419,037
State:

$145,274

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $194,474
Here:

$194,474
State:

$141,086

Mobile homes: $22,743
Here:

$22,743
State:

$29,187
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

5.1%
Whole state:

9.7%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.0%

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Number of foreign born residents: 295 (41% naturalized citizens)

Shields township:  191.6%
State:  4.4%

64% of Shields township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Nebraska.

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

  • This state: 6852
  • Northeast: 299
  • Midwest: 222
  • South: 369
  • West: 42

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Shields township, Nebraska satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,838
  • One, attached: 450
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • 5 to 9: 57
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 666

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,100


Housing units in Shields township with a mortgage: 1,492 (115 second mortgage, 174 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 498

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 50
  • 1995 to 1998: 271
  • 1990 to 1994: 414
  • 1980 to 1989: 561
  • 1970 to 1979: 627
  • 1960 to 1969: 525
  • 1950 to 1959: 438
  • 1940 to 1949: 81
  • 1939 or earlier: 157

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shields township, Nebraska:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 86
  • 4 rooms: 333
  • 5 rooms: 644
  • 6 rooms: 476
  • 7 rooms: 555
  • 8 rooms: 305
  • 9 or more rooms: 291

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shields township, Nebraska:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 56
  • 4 rooms: 46
  • 5 rooms: 109
  • 6 rooms: 37
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 85
  • 2 bedrooms: 620
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,561
  • 4 bedrooms: 387
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 43

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shields township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 66
  • 2 bedrooms: 86
  • 3 bedrooms: 140
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 72
  • 1 vehicle: 803
  • 2 vehicles: 1,327
  • 3 vehicles: 371
  • 4 vehicles: 94
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 176
  • 2 vehicles: 83
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Shields township:

  • German (36.8%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • Italian (9.1%)
  • United States or American (8.1%)
  • English (5.8%)
  • Polish (5.5%)
  • Welsh (2.0%)

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

  • Poland (27%)
  • India (14%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Venezuela (4%)
  • France (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,342 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 446 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 100 (2%)
  • Other means: 13 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 144 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

93.9% of residents of Shields township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,567
  • In family households: 6,648 (1,828 male householders, 403 female householders)
    1,960 spouses, 2,181 children (2,011 natural, 74 adopted, 96 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 109 other relatives, 77 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 919 (352 male householders (293 living alone)), 424 female householders (375 living alone)), 143 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 582 (202 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 995 2-persons, 544 3-persons, 457 4-persons, 164 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 668 1-person, 73 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 5 4-persons,

48 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (0 men, 5 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

15.4%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

6.6%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

13.5%
Nebraska:

20.0%

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 Shields township:

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