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Baker township, KS map Land area: 125.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,357 (all rural)
Males: 643  (47.4%)
Females: 714  (52.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,304 (1,064 owner occupied, 240 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Baker township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.8%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 43.3
Median age of females: 46.3

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Average household size: 2.48

Baker township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.05

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,936 ($32,230 in 1999)
This township:

$37,936
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $288 (lower quartile is $192, upper quartile is $411)
Here:

$288
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $84,607 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Baker township:

$84,607
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,568 - $124,124

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $138,286
Here:

$138,286
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $53,516
Here:

$53,516
State:

$34,057
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

8.5%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Quinter.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Baker township: Quinter Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Quinter Golf Club (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Baker township: Old Order German Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Red Top Cemetery (1), Old Order German Baptist Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 14 (43% naturalized citizens)

Baker township:  1.0%
State:  5.0%

67% of Baker 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, 63% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1040
  • Northeast: 21
  • Midwest: 109
  • South: 62
  • West: 112

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,600


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Baker township, Kansas:

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 532
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 31

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,800


Housing units in Baker township with a mortgage: 119 (5 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 188

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 13
  • 1980 to 1989: 42
  • 1970 to 1979: 108
  • 1960 to 1969: 67
  • 1950 to 1959: 119
  • 1940 to 1949: 59
  • 1939 or earlier: 178

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 19
  • 5 rooms: 69
  • 6 rooms: 75
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9 or more rooms: 114

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 82
  • 3 bedrooms: 115
  • 4 bedrooms: 137
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 72

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 27
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 86
  • 2 vehicles: 167
  • 3 vehicles: 65
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5 or more vehicles: 26

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 63
  • 2 vehicles: 25
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Baker township:

  • German (47.7%)
  • United States or American (15.5%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Irish (5.0%)
  • Swedish (4.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.7%)

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

  • Russia (50%)
  • Germany (21%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Australia (14%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 402 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 46 (8%)
  • Walked: 88 (15%)
  • Worked at home: 53 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

People in group quarters in Baker township, Kansas:

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

97.2% of residents of Baker township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,310
  • In family households: 1,158 (346 male householders, 29 female householders)
    342 spouses, 413 children (387 natural, 11 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 8 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 152 (34 male householders (34 living alone)), 115 female householders (113 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 52 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 181 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 147 1-person, 2 2-persons,

327 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (15 men, 19 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

1.7%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

5.7%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

10.5%
Kansas:

13.8%

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 Baker township:

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