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Washington township, IA map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 377 (all rural)
Males: 193  (51.2%)
Females: 184  (48.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 377 (310 owner occupied, 67 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.9%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 38.3
Median age of females: 39.5

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Average household size: 2.65

Washington township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,267 ($37,188 in 1999)
This township:

$45,267
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $275 (lower quartile is $173, upper quartile is $610)
Here:

$275
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $88,026 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Washington township:

$88,026
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,014 - $147,521

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $140,557
Here:

$140,557
State:

$151,570
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington township: Austinville Elevator (A), Austinville (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Washington Reform Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: North Beaver Creek (A), Gran Creek (B), Fockler Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

66% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% 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: 358
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 6
  • West: 6
Washington township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 162

Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 41 (0 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1980 to 1989: 3
  • 1970 to 1979: 13
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 11
  • 1940 to 1949: 17
  • 1939 or earlier: 111

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 22
  • 6 rooms: 22
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 25
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 16
  • 3 bedrooms: 43
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 4
  • 3 bedrooms: 14
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 18
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 42
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 11
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Social assistance (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Construction (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (63.2%)
  • United States or American (11.4%)
  • Dutch (5.2%)
  • Norwegian (5.2%)
  • English (4.9%)
  • Irish (2.0%)
  • Swiss (2.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 108 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 11 (6%)
  • Walked: 8 (5%)
  • Other means: 5 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 40 (23%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

94.6% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 383
  • In family households: 347 (101 male householders, 5 female householders)
    111 spouses, 126 children (106 natural, 4 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 36 (21 male householders (21 living alone)), 15 female householders (15 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 4 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 36 1-person,

107 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (6 men, 2 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%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

18.2%
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 Washington township:

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