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Washington township, IA map Land area: 35.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 162 (all rural)
Males: 87  (53.7%)
Females: 75  (46.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 162 (91 owner occupied, 71 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

28%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%

Median age of males: 40.5
Median age of females: 43.2

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Average household size: 2.42

Washington township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.84

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,574 ($33,333 in 1999)
This township:

$40,574
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $343 (lower quartile is $194, upper quartile is $359)
Here:

$343
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,470 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Washington township:

$96,470
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $16,440 - $25,036

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $124,224
Here:

$124,224
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $291,653
Here:

$291,653
State:

$156,028
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

12.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

6.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington township: Avondale (A), Camp Eo-wa-ta (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Washington township: Avondale Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Avondale Cemetery (1), Mormon Cemetery (2), Campbell Cemetery (3), Garner Cemetery (4), Winn Cemetery (5), Witt Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Normon Trail Lake (A), Mormon Trail Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: West Fork Middle Nodaway River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Washington township include: Morman Trail County Park (1), Rex Sullivan Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (0% naturalized citizens)

Washington township:  1.9%
State:  3.1%

67% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 167
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 16
  • South: 4
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $15,000

Washington township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 68
  • One, attached: 5
  • Mobile homes: 3

Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 0 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 2
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 56

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

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

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 2
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 5
  • 2 vehicles: 10
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (38%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (42%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (38.8%)
  • Irish (16.4%)
  • United States or American (16.4%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • Danish (5.2%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Polish (3.0%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 75 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (4%)
  • Walked: 3 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (18%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

98.8% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 190
  • In family households: 168 (44 male householders, 4 female householders)
    45 spouses, 72 children (68 natural, 0 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22 (7 male householders (5 living alone)), 11 female householders (11 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 20 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 7 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 16 1-person, 1 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

36 married couples with children.
3 single-parent households (3 men, 0 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

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 Washington township:

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