All U.S. Cities  
City-Data Forum City-Data

Westfield township, Fayette County, Iowa (IA)





Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Business Search
14 Million Businesses in
12,000 Categories
Find:
Near:

Back to: Fayette County, Iowa (IA), All US cities.



Westfield township, IA map Land area: 35.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 393 (all rural)
Males: 178  (45.3%)
Females: 215  (54.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 262 (234 owner occupied, 28 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

28%


Races in Westfield township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 47.7
Median age of females: 50.5

Discuss Iowa on our huge forum. We have over 16 million posts!

Average household size: 2.62

Westfield township:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.94

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,972 ($41,875 in 1999)
This township:

$50,972
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: $141,571 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
Westfield township:

$141,571
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,751 - $171,643

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $235,374
Here:

$235,374
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $160,520
Here:

$160,520
State:

$29,315
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

14.2%
Whole state:

9.1%

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

7.1%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Fayette.


Click to draw/clear Westfield township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Westfield township: Volga River Campground (A), Volga River Access (B), Big Rock Country Club (C), Fayette County Home (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Francis Cemetery (2), Lima Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Volga Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Alexander Creek (A), Coulee Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westfield township include: Wildwood Nature Center (1), Volga River State Recreation Area (2), Langeman's Ford (3), Site of First Cabin in Fayette County Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

64% of Westfield township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 371
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 17
  • West: 0
Westfield township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
51 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 106
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $65,000


Housing units in Westfield township with a mortgage: 11 (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: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 2
  • 1970 to 1979: 15
  • 1960 to 1969: 3
  • 1950 to 1959: 19
  • 1940 to 1949: 18
  • 1939 or earlier: 36

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 12
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westfield township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 5
  • 2 vehicles: 40
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (37%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Westfield township:

  • German (45.7%)
  • Irish (13.5%)
  • United States or American (9.1%)
  • English (6.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.9%)
  • Norwegian (5.6%)
  • Swedish (2.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 88 (48%)
  • Carpooled: 13 (7%)
  • Walked: 50 (27%)
  • Other means: 5 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 27 (15%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
51 people in nursing homes

95.3% of residents of Westfield township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 273
  • In family households: 260 (86 male householders, 2 female householders)
    82 spouses, 87 children (66 natural, 3 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13 (11 male householders (11 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 143 (63 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 53 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 6 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 13 1-person,

55 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (1 men, 5 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:

28.6%
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 Westfield township:

Back to: Fayette County, Iowa (IA), All US cities, Our forum.




City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2014 Advameg, Inc.