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Bird City township, KS map Land area: 341.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 771 (all rural)
Males: 376  (48.8%)
Females: 395  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 771 (582 owner occupied, 189 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%


Races in Bird City township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.4%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 45.7
Median age of females: 47.9

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Average household size: 2.19

Bird City township:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.88

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,362 ($40,238 in 1999)
This township:

$47,362
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $493 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $783)
Here:

$493
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $146,266 (it was $109,000 in 2000)
Bird City township:

$146,266
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,311 - $168,696

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $251,478
Here:

$251,478
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $161,640
Here:

$161,640
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $340,431
Here:

$340,431
State:

$124,513

Mobile homes: $75,340
Here:

$75,340
State:

$34,057
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

6.0%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Bird City.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Bird City Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bird City Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Greisler Cemetery (3), Sunnyside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Leach Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (0% naturalized citizens)

Bird City township:  1.0%
State:  5.0%

61% of Bird City township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 837
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 102
  • South: 38
  • West: 31

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 300
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 2
  • Mobile homes: 41
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $71,700


Housing units in Bird City township with a mortgage: 71 (7 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 29
  • 1995 to 1998: 28
  • 1990 to 1994: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 63
  • 1960 to 1969: 10
  • 1950 to 1959: 3
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 152

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bird City township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 62
  • 6 rooms: 70
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9 or more rooms: 29

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bird City township, Kansas:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bird City township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 50
  • 3 bedrooms: 179
  • 4 bedrooms: 64
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bird City township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 14
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 56
  • 2 vehicles: 138
  • 3 vehicles: 83
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Bird City township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (25%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bird City township:

  • German (30.5%)
  • Dutch (17.0%)
  • Norwegian (12.0%)
  • Swedish (7.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.8%)
  • Irish (4.8%)
  • Polish (4.8%)

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

  • Thailand (63%)
  • Argentina (38%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 339 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 65 (13%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 19 (4%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 60 (12%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

95.6% of residents of Bird City township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,026
  • In family households: 965 (268 male householders, 15 female householders)
    266 spouses, 394 children (350 natural, 11 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 3 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 61 (38 male householders (34 living alone)), 15 female householders (13 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 119 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 47 1-person, 5 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

145 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (10 men, 18 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

28.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

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

7.9%
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 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 Bird City township:

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