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Douglas township, KS map Land area: 64.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,135 (all rural)
Males: 1,087  (50.9%)
Females: 1,048  (49.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,135 (1,926 owner occupied, 209 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

31%


Races in Douglas township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.8%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 36.7
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.82

Douglas township:

2.8 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,797 ($49,103 in 1999)
This township:

$57,797
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $499 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $569)
Here:

$499
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $141,654 (it was $95,400 in 2000)
Douglas township:

$141,654
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,932 - $193,626

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $183,108
Here:

$183,108
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $49,320
Here:

$49,320
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $103,732
Here:

$103,732
State:

$34,057
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (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:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Hoyt.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Hoyt Rural Water District Wastewater Treatment Facility (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Steward Cemetery (1), Mayetta Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery (3), Hoyt Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Middle Fork Muddy Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (70% naturalized citizens)

Douglas township:  1.1%
State:  5.0%

70% of Douglas 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, 80% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1671
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 205
  • South: 96
  • West: 90

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $19,100

Douglas township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 673
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 97

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,500


Housing units in Douglas township with a mortgage: 262 (45 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 90

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 59
  • 1995 to 1998: 65
  • 1990 to 1994: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 118
  • 1970 to 1979: 200
  • 1960 to 1969: 74
  • 1950 to 1959: 46
  • 1940 to 1949: 37
  • 1939 or earlier: 110

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 67
  • 5 rooms: 133
  • 6 rooms: 207
  • 7 rooms: 99
  • 8 rooms: 134
  • 9 or more rooms: 49

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 22
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 140
  • 3 bedrooms: 353
  • 4 bedrooms: 173
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 100
  • 2 vehicles: 281
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5 or more vehicles: 65

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

  • no vehicle: 1
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 31
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas township:

  • German (26.4%)
  • United States or American (16.3%)
  • Irish (15.9%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • Swedish (4.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.7%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

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

  • Canada (35%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (22%)
  • Korea (17%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 849 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 122 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 5 (0%)
  • Other means: 10 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

97.0% of residents of Douglas township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,119
  • In family households: 2,003 (578 male householders, 76 female householders)
    564 spouses, 705 children (594 natural, 47 adopted, 64 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 10 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 116 (72 male householders (62 living alone)), 29 female householders (27 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 310 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 131 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 89 1-person, 10 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

492 married couples with children.
82 single-parent households (32 men, 50 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

11.3%
Kansas:

11.1%

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

1.2%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

39.3%
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 Douglas township:

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