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Washington township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 340 (all rural)
Males: 168  (49.4%)
Females: 172  (50.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 340 (235 owner occupied, 105 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

28%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 40.0
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.70

Washington township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $55,614 ($45,688 in 1999)
This township:

$55,614
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $291 (lower quartile is $288, upper quartile is $302)
Here:

$291
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $218,095 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
Washington township:

$218,095
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,145 - $352,929

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $210,001
Here:

$210,001
State:

$151,570
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

5.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Snyder Access (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemeteries: Jenkins Cemetery (1), Myers Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington township include: Voas Nature Area (1), Crellin Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

77% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 251
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 13
  • West: 29

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 144

Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 30 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 2
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • 1960 to 1969: 5
  • 1950 to 1959: 7
  • 1940 to 1949: 42
  • 1939 or earlier: 80

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 28

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 27
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 4
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 16
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Educational services (21%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (7%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (12%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Secondary school teachers (21%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (37.2%)
  • United States or American (32.0%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian (4.3%)
  • Danish (2.4%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 154 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 21 (11%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

97.6% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 326
  • In family households: 279 (90 male householders, 5 female householders)
    86 spouses, 98 children (98 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 47 (23 male householders (13 living alone)), 13 female householders (13 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 57 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 18 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 26 1-person, 10 2-persons,

64 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (2 men, 4 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: 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 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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