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Wager township, AR map Land area: 11.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 555 (all rural)
Males: 278  (50.1%)
Females: 277  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 555 (436 owner occupied, 119 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%


Races in Wager township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.1%
  • Asian: 1.1%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 36.9

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Average household size: 2.59

Wager township:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,193 ($32,375 in 1999)
This township:

$39,193
Arkansas:

$37,823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $131,439 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Wager township:

$131,439
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,191 - $139,945

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $132,602
Here:

$132,602
State:

$146,298

Mobile homes: $131,270
Here:

$131,270
State:

$38,244
Population density: 49 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

5.9%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Creek: Little Osage Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

83% of Wager township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% 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: 255
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 15
  • South: 8
  • West: 12
Wager township, Arkansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 95
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $95,000


Housing units in Wager township with a mortgage: 29 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 13
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 9
  • 1939 or earlier: 61

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 32
  • 4 bedrooms: 26
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wager township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 17
  • 2 vehicles: 21
  • 3 vehicles: 17
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 23
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (20%)
  • Repair and maintenance (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Food (17%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (6%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Food processing workers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Wager township:

  • German (84.1%)
  • Irish (8.2%)
  • United States or American (3.6%)
  • Norwegian (2.3%)
  • English (1.8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 97 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 12 (9%)
  • Walked: 14 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 13 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

98.2% of residents of Wager township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 294
  • In family households: 281 (78 male householders, 8 female householders)
    81 spouses, 103 children (86 natural, 11 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 4 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13 (10 male householders (10 living alone)), 3 female householders (3 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 36 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 5 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 13 1-person,

100 married couples with children.
21 single-parent households (12 men, 9 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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: 7
Here:

100.0%
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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Wager township:

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