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Washington township, IA map Land area: 36.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 293 (all rural)
Males: 160  (54.6%)
Females: 133  (45.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 293 (191 owner occupied, 102 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

28%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 36.9
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 2.84

Washington township:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.18

Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,903 ($27,031 in 1999)
This township:

$32,903
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $178 (lower quartile is $161, upper quartile is $278)
Here:

$178
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $70,022 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Washington township:

$70,022
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,449 - $76,908

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $113,618
Here:

$113,618
State:

$151,570
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

27.5%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Buck Grove.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Buck Grove Cemetery (1), Washington Township Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Washington township: Milwaukee Road Habitat Prairie (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

53% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 209
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 12
  • West: 0
Washington township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.8%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 92
  • Mobile homes: 5

Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 22 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 18
  • 1970 to 1979: 8
  • 1960 to 1969: 11
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 4
  • 1939 or earlier: 52

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 13
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 10
  • 2 vehicles: 26
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 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: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (34%)
  • Food (14%)
  • Truck transportation (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (24%)
  • Food (22%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (29%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (59.1%)
  • Italian (20.7%)
  • United States or American (6.0%)
  • Irish (4.3%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Danish (2.2%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 92 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 20 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (2%)
  • Walked: 7 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (13%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (4%)

95.4% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 276
  • In family households: 245 (70 male householders, 4 female householders)
    70 spouses, 96 children (91 natural, 5 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 31 (26 male householders (26 living alone)), 5 female householders (5 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 31 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 15 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 31 1-person,

67 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (4 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

37.5%
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: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 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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