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Benton township, KS map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 48 (all rural)
Males: 24  (50.0%)
Females: 24  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 48 (33 owner occupied, 15 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%


Races in Benton township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.6%

Median age of males: 30.0
Median age of females: 31.5

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Average household size: 2.82

Benton township:

2.8 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.58

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,611 ($38,750 in 1999)
This township:

$45,611
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $126,394 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Benton township:

$126,394
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,471 - $476,521

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $271,065
Here:

$271,065
State:

$156,894
Population density: 1 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

36.4%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

23.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Number of foreign born residents: 7 (0% naturalized citizens)

Benton township:  14.6%
State:  5.0%

55% of Benton 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, 100% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 46
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 0
  • West: 0
Benton township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15
  • Mobile homes: 5

Housing units in Benton township with a mortgage: 2 (0 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: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 3
  • 1970 to 1979: 2
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 4
  • 1939 or earlier: 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 2
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

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

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

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Benton township:

  • German (75.9%)
  • United States or American (13.8%)
  • Canadian (10.3%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13 (52%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (16%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (32%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

89.8% of residents of Benton township speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English well, 40% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55
  • In family households: 49 (14 male householders, 0 female householders)
    12 spouses, 23 children (23 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6 (4 male householders (4 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

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

Size of nonfamily households: 6 1-person,

15 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households (0 men, 0 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

13.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Benton township:

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