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Cherokee township, KS map Land area: 22.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 336 (all rural)
Males: 168  (50.0%)
Females: 168  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 336 (297 owner occupied, 39 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

31%


Races in Cherokee township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%

Median age of males: 35.8
Median age of females: 36.4

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Average household size: 2.47

Cherokee township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.05

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,534 ($42,083 in 1999)
This township:

$49,534
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $308 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $334)
Here:

$308
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $62,330 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Cherokee township:

$62,330
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,294 - $117,704

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $117,103
Here:

$117,103
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $28,723
Here:

$28,723
State:

$34,057
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

14.8%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Weir.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cherokee township: Weir Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Council Corner (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cherokee township include: Pleasant View Church (A), Council Corner Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Anthony Cemetery (1), New Pleasant View Cemetery (2), Council Corners Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (29% naturalized citizens)

Cherokee township:  2.1%
State:  5.0%

63% of Cherokee township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 200
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 69
  • South: 28
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Cherokee township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 152
  • Mobile homes: 23
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,400


Housing units in Cherokee township with a mortgage: 15 (0 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 3
  • 1980 to 1989: 26
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • 1960 to 1969: 23
  • 1950 to 1959: 6
  • 1940 to 1949: 16
  • 1939 or earlier: 63

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 34
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 53
  • 3 bedrooms: 55
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cherokee township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 12
  • 2 vehicles: 51
  • 3 vehicles: 27
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 2
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 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 (18%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Printing and related support activities (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail florists (7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Printing workers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Therapists (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Art and design workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Cherokee township:

  • United States or American (31.4%)
  • Irish (24.6%)
  • German (16.9%)
  • English (13.6%)
  • Swedish (3.8%)
  • Austrian (1.7%)

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

  • Mexico (43%)
  • Ireland (29%)
  • Austria (29%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 95 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 17 (13%)
  • Other means: 3 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (15%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (7%)

97.8% of residents of Cherokee township speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 304
  • In family households: 263 (77 male householders, 9 female householders)
    76 spouses, 99 children (95 natural, 0 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41 (24 male householders (21 living alone)), 15 female householders (15 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 26 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 2 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 36 1-person, 3 2-persons,

78 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (4 men, 9 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 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 Cherokee township:

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