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Center township, KS map Land area: 144.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,121 (all rural)
Males: 535  (47.7%)
Females: 586  (52.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,086 (880 owner occupied, 206 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%


Races in Center township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.8%
  • Black: 1.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%

Median age of males: 39.3
Median age of females: 39.4

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Average household size: 2.47

Center township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.08

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,917 ($33,913 in 1999)
This township:

$39,917
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $359 (lower quartile is $276, upper quartile is $462)
Here:

$359
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $66,427 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Center township:

$66,427
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,660 - $100,184

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $95,357
Here:

$95,357
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $35,576
Here:

$35,576
State:

$34,057
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

13.6%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Jetmore.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Center township: Jetmore Country Club (A), Jetmore Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Jetmore Landfill (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairmount Cemetery (1), Saint Lawrence Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hodgeman County State Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Center township include: Hodgeman State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (1), Hodgeman County State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (0% naturalized citizens)

Center township:  1.0%
State:  5.0%

58% of Center township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 927
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 28
  • South: 78
  • West: 81

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $28,800

Center township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

34 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 447
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 34

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,000


Housing units in Center township with a mortgage: 125 (9 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 141

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 13
  • 1995 to 1998: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 33
  • 1970 to 1979: 51
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 91
  • 1940 to 1949: 90
  • 1939 or earlier: 159

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 57
  • 5 rooms: 73
  • 6 rooms: 63
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9 or more rooms: 48

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 28
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 17
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 114
  • 3 bedrooms: 139
  • 4 bedrooms: 60
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 27
  • 2 bedrooms: 29
  • 3 bedrooms: 29
  • 4 bedrooms: 20
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 87
  • 2 vehicles: 133
  • 3 vehicles: 78
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 47
  • 2 vehicles: 31
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

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 (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Health care (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Center township:

  • German (34.3%)
  • United States or American (20.8%)
  • English (14.6%)
  • Irish (5.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.9%)
  • Scottish (1.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.5%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 415 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 65 (12%)
  • Walked: 21 (4%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

34 people in nursing homes

96.9% of residents of Center township speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,110
  • In family households: 957 (268 male householders, 28 female householders)
    268 spouses, 358 children (326 natural, 22 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 9 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 153 (65 male householders (55 living alone)), 79 female householders (78 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 35 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 145 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 32 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 133 1-person, 11 2-persons,

268 married couples with children.
46 single-parent households (21 men, 25 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.8%
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: 2
Here:

11.1%
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 Center township:

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