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Emma township, KS map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 4,181 (81% urban, 19% rural)
Males: 2,038  (48.7%)
Females: 2,143  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,768 (2,858 owner occupied, 910 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%


Races in Emma township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.0%
  • Black: 1.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 36.2
Median age of females: 37.9

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Average household size: 2.60

Emma township:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $52,770 ($44,832 in 1999)
This township:

$52,770
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $434 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $501)
Here:

$434
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $138,230 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Emma township:

$138,230
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,602 - $189,110

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $156,495
Here:

$156,495
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $259,223
Here:

$259,223
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $104,124
Here:

$104,124
State:

$124,513

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,095,969
Here:

$1,095,969
State:

$108,027

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,797
Here:

$53,797
State:

$136,758

Mobile homes: $27,497
Here:

$27,497
State:

$34,057
Population density: 116 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

5.2%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Hesston.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Hesston Wastewater Treatment (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Emma township include: Pennsylvania Mennonite Church (A), East Emmett Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Church of God of the First Born Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 135 (19% naturalized citizens)

Emma township:  3.2%
State:  5.0%

49% of Emma township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 2601
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 665
  • South: 248
  • West: 234

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $91,700

Emma township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

277 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
136 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 932
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 93
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 68
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 165

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Emma township with a mortgage: 467 (33 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 313

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 42
  • 1995 to 1998: 149
  • 1990 to 1994: 148
  • 1980 to 1989: 192
  • 1970 to 1979: 386
  • 1960 to 1969: 239
  • 1950 to 1959: 127
  • 1940 to 1949: 39
  • 1939 or earlier: 186

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

  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 105
  • 5 rooms: 163
  • 6 rooms: 140
  • 7 rooms: 142
  • 8 rooms: 171
  • 9 or more rooms: 238

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 83
  • 4 rooms: 167
  • 5 rooms: 100
  • 6 rooms: 43
  • 7 rooms: 12
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

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

  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 197
  • 3 bedrooms: 344
  • 4 bedrooms: 335
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 79

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emma township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 128
  • 2 bedrooms: 212
  • 3 bedrooms: 90
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 170
  • 2 vehicles: 490
  • 3 vehicles: 224
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5 or more vehicles: 31

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

  • no vehicle: 43
  • 1 vehicle: 235
  • 2 vehicles: 140
  • 3 vehicles: 16
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Machinery (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (2%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Emma township:

  • German (48.3%)
  • United States or American (10.9%)
  • Swiss (4.8%)
  • Irish (4.6%)
  • English (3.4%)
  • Dutch (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • Colombia (13%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Japan (12%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • India (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Russia (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,547 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 126 (6%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (1%)
  • Walked: 229 (11%)
  • Other means: 4 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 94 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

277 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
136 people in nursing homes

93.7% of residents of Emma township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,645
  • In family households: 3,234 (915 male householders, 133 female householders)
    909 spouses, 1,142 children (983 natural, 75 adopted, 84 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 40 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 411 (127 male householders (115 living alone)), 232 female householders (202 living alone)), 52 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 412 (100 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 513 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 195 4-persons, 95 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 317 1-person, 35 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 3 4-persons,

885 married couples with children.
138 single-parent households (16 men, 122 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

8.2%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

6.9%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 351
Here:

83.2%
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 Emma township:

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