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Tomahawk township, AR map Land area: 53.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 586 (all rural)
Males: 313  (53.4%)
Females: 273  (46.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 586 (482 owner occupied, 104 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Tomahawk township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.9%

Median age of males: 40.4
Median age of females: 41.3

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Average household size: 2.49

Tomahawk township:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.99

Estimated median household income in 2009: $22,404 ($19,063 in 1999)
This township:

$22,404
Arkansas:

$37,823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $325 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $362)
Here:

$325
State:

$435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $93,088 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Tomahawk township:

$93,088
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,138 - $146,252

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $150,592
Here:

$150,592
State:

$146,298

Mobile homes: $49,063
Here:

$49,063
State:

$38,244
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

22.8%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

8.9%
Whole state:

6.6%

Cities in this township include: Gilbert.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Pindall Gilbert and Saint Joe Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tomahawk township include: Tomahawk Baptist Church (A), Pilot Mountain Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tomahawk Cemetery (1), Henley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Water Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Tomahawk Creek (D), Little Rocky Creek (E), Brush Creek (F), Baker Spring Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (60% naturalized citizens)

Tomahawk township:  0.9%
State:  2.8%

64% of Tomahawk township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

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

  • This state: 319
  • Northeast: 28
  • Midwest: 113
  • South: 96
  • West: 31

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $12,500

Tomahawk township, Arkansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 233
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 2
  • Mobile homes: 52
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,600


Housing units in Tomahawk township with a mortgage: 28 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 32

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 5
  • 1995 to 1998: 20
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1980 to 1989: 37
  • 1970 to 1979: 60
  • 1960 to 1969: 19
  • 1950 to 1959: 22
  • 1940 to 1949: 28
  • 1939 or earlier: 84

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tomahawk township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 38
  • 5 rooms: 75
  • 6 rooms: 38
  • 7 rooms: 25
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tomahawk township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 69
  • 3 bedrooms: 99
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tomahawk township:

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 43
  • 2 vehicles: 80
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Private households (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Tomahawk township:

  • United States or American (18.2%)
  • German (16.8%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • English (7.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.8%)
  • Dutch (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.3%)

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

  • Laos (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 141 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 43 (20%)
  • Walked: 18 (8%)
  • Other means: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

97.7% of residents of Tomahawk township speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 593
  • In family households: 508 (132 male householders, 28 female householders)
    139 spouses, 174 children (150 natural, 10 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 7 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 85 (38 male householders (26 living alone)), 33 female householders (33 living alone)), 14 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 78 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 59 1-person, 9 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

116 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (10 men, 12 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

2.4%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

18.2%
Arkansas:

14.7%

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 Tomahawk township:

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