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Summit township, IA map Land area: 39.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.
Population: 1,141 (all rural)
Males: 594  (52.1%)
Females: 547  (47.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,141 (1,001 owner occupied, 140 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

28%


Races in Summit township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.2%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 32.6
Median age of females: 33.3

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Average household size: 3.01

Summit township:

3.0 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.22

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,516 ($41,500 in 1999)
This township:

$50,516
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $417 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $444)
Here:

$417
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $101,033 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Summit township:

$101,033
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,183 - $187,368

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $157,437
Here:

$157,437
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,054
Here:

$134,054
State:

$156,028

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,376
Here:

$166,376
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $55,505
Here:

$55,505
State:

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

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

7.8%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

4.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Summit township: Wallashuck Campground Lake Red Rock (A), Otley (B), Pella Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summit township include: Otley Reformed Church (A), Jehovahs Witnesses (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Price Cemetery (1), Pendroy Cemetery (2), Gibbons Cemetery (3), Mikesell Cemetery (4), Burkhalter Cemetery (5), West Cemetery (6), Hannold Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Brush Creek (A), Wildcat Creek (B), Wallingslock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Summit township include: Centennial Elm Planted in 1876 Historical Marker (1), Wallashuck Park (2), Fifield Park (3), Cordova Park (4), Roberts Creek Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (100% naturalized citizens)

Summit township:  0.5%
State:  3.1%

76% of Summit township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1930
  • Northeast: 23
  • Midwest: 71
  • South: 203
  • West: 88

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 647
  • One, attached: 16
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • Mobile homes: 249

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,700


Housing units in Summit township with a mortgage: 248 (17 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 223

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 17
  • 1995 to 1998: 83
  • 1990 to 1994: 126
  • 1980 to 1989: 256
  • 1970 to 1979: 191
  • 1960 to 1969: 106
  • 1950 to 1959: 71
  • 1940 to 1949: 22
  • 1939 or earlier: 45

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 81
  • 5 rooms: 252
  • 6 rooms: 160
  • 7 rooms: 162
  • 8 rooms: 42
  • 9 or more rooms: 38

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 36
  • 6 rooms: 21
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 208
  • 3 bedrooms: 476
  • 4 bedrooms: 72
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summit township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 37
  • 3 bedrooms: 47
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 181
  • 2 vehicles: 321
  • 3 vehicles: 144
  • 4 vehicles: 79
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

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

  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 54
  • 2 vehicles: 22
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Machinery (29%)
  • Metal and metal products (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Therapists (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Summit township:

  • United States or American (21.6%)
  • English (8.4%)
  • Irish (7.3%)
  • German (5.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.0%)
  • European (2.2%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)

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

  • Taiwan (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,023 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 170 (14%)
  • Worked at home: 56 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (5%)

96.2% of residents of Summit township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,331
  • In family households: 2,085 (538 male householders, 150 female householders)
    537 spouses, 656 children (612 natural, 10 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 106 grandchildren, 22 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 16 other relatives, 23 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 246 (116 male householders (85 living alone)), 78 female householders (73 living alone)), 52 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 285 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 139 4-persons, 68 5-persons, 17 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 158 1-person, 19 2-persons, 17 3-persons,

336 married couples with children.
21 single-parent households (5 men, 16 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

18.0%
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: 9
Here:

5.7%
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 Summit township:

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