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Diamond Creek township, KS map Land area: 144.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 237 (all rural)
Males: 123  (51.9%)
Females: 114  (48.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 237 (174 owner occupied, 63 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%


Races in Diamond Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.3%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 43.5
Median age of females: 45.0

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Average household size: 2.42

Diamond Creek township:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.17

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,753 ($38,021 in 1999)
This township:

$44,753
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $247 (lower quartile is $227, upper quartile is $278)
Here:

$247
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $64,822 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Diamond Creek township:

$64,822
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $18,819 - $90,566

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $120,507
Here:

$120,507
State:

$156,894
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

6.9%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Elmdale.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Elmdale Wastewater Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Diamond Creek Cemetery (1), Boenitz Cemetery (2), Elk Cemetery (3), Elmdale Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Diamond Creek (A), Middle Creek (B), School Creek (C), Schaffer Creek (D), Pickett Creek (E), Wildcat Creek (F), Stribby Creek (G), Collett Creek (H), Mulvane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

67% of Diamond Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 172
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 13
  • South: 22
  • West: 11

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $14,200


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 121

Housing units in Diamond Creek township with a mortgage: 12 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 42

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 10
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • 1960 to 1969: 8
  • 1950 to 1959: 6
  • 1940 to 1949: 11
  • 1939 or earlier: 61

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Diamond Creek township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamond Creek township, Kansas:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Diamond Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 31
  • 3 bedrooms: 39
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamond Creek township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 25
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Diamond Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Rail transportation (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (26%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Gasoline stations (6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (44%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Diamond Creek township:

  • German (42.5%)
  • United States or American (22.9%)
  • Irish (13.1%)
  • English (8.5%)
  • Swedish (3.3%)
  • Swiss (2.6%)
  • Polish (2.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 95 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 30 (21%)
  • Walked: 1 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 13 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 218
  • In family households: 162 (59 male householders, 1 female householders)
    55 spouses, 42 children (37 natural, 0 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 56 (19 male householders (17 living alone)), 28 female householders (23 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 34 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 40 1-person, 5 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

56 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (4 men, 0 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

80.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

10.5%
Kansas:

7.9%

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 Diamond Creek township:

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