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Union township, IA map Land area: 39.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,146 (all rural)
Males: 1,085  (50.6%)
Females: 1,061  (49.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,146 (1,792 owner occupied, 354 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

28%


Races in Union township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 38.2
Median age of females: 39.4

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Average household size: 2.55

Union township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,042 ($41,111 in 1999)
This township:

$50,042
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $532)
Here:

$458
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $129,505 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Union township:

$129,505
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,747 - $152,412

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $126,546
Here:

$126,546
State:

$151,570

In 2-unit structures: $19,106
Here:

$19,106
State:

$128,390

Mobile homes: $72,915
Here:

$72,915
State:

$29,315

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,872
Here:

$5,872
State:

$33,502
Population density: 54 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

4.8%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Redfield, Dexter.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Union township: South Raccoon River Access (A), Beaver Lake Campground (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Union township: Bear Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Bear Creek Cemetery (2), Spillers Cemetery (3), Dexter Cemetery (4), Wiscotta Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Middle Raccoon River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Union township include: Dallas Lake State Wildlife Area (1), Kuehn Conservation Area (2), Hanging Rock Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (73% naturalized citizens)

Union township:  0.5%
State:  3.1%

64% of Union township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 1795
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 158
  • South: 38
  • West: 67

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,500

Union township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 779
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 59
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,800


Housing units in Union township with a mortgage: 291 (21 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 227

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1980 to 1989: 72
  • 1970 to 1979: 113
  • 1960 to 1969: 61
  • 1950 to 1959: 62
  • 1940 to 1949: 59
  • 1939 or earlier: 440

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 76
  • 5 rooms: 135
  • 6 rooms: 157
  • 7 rooms: 146
  • 8 rooms: 75
  • 9 or more rooms: 87

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 28
  • 4 rooms: 40
  • 5 rooms: 39
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 174
  • 3 bedrooms: 322
  • 4 bedrooms: 140
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 31

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 72
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 32
  • 1 vehicle: 171
  • 2 vehicles: 277
  • 3 vehicles: 133
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5 or more vehicles: 28

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 59
  • 2 vehicles: 49
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Union township:

  • German (30.4%)
  • English (14.4%)
  • United States or American (13.9%)
  • Irish (11.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.3%)
  • Norwegian (3.7%)
  • Danish (3.5%)

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

  • Netherlands (45%)
  • Germany (27%)
  • Brazil (27%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 860 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 141 (13%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 25 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

98.7% of residents of Union township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,081
  • In family households: 1,800 (484 male householders, 129 female householders)
    527 spouses, 568 children (513 natural, 22 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 23 other relatives, 33 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 281 (130 male householders (105 living alone)), 113 female householders (103 living alone)), 38 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 324 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 208 1-person, 31 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 2 4-persons,

417 married couples with children.
98 single-parent households (31 men, 67 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.8%
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: 8
Here:

25.8%
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 Union township:

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