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Franklin township, KS map Land area: 35.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 2,552 (all rural)
Males: 1,253  (49.1%)
Females: 1,299  (50.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,507 (2,122 owner occupied, 385 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%


Races in Franklin township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 35.5
Median age of females: 36.1

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Average household size: 2.57

Franklin township:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,102 ($45,964 in 1999)
This township:

$54,102
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $261, upper quartile is $510)
Here:

$404
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $138,891 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Franklin township:

$138,891
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,310 - $180,005

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $171,560
Here:

$171,560
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $375,175
Here:

$375,175
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $98,003
Here:

$98,003
State:

$34,057
Population density: 72 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

5.5%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Wellsville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Walnut Creek Cemetery (1), Wellsville Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 26 (92% naturalized citizens)

Franklin township:  1.0%
State:  5.0%

55% of Franklin township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1846
  • Northeast: 35
  • Midwest: 505
  • South: 123
  • West: 79

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,500

Franklin township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

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

45 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 804
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 127

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,800


Housing units in Franklin township with a mortgage: 434 (47 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 142

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 54
  • 1995 to 1998: 73
  • 1990 to 1994: 97
  • 1980 to 1989: 145
  • 1970 to 1979: 191
  • 1960 to 1969: 129
  • 1950 to 1959: 86
  • 1940 to 1949: 35
  • 1939 or earlier: 234

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 80
  • 5 rooms: 183
  • 6 rooms: 233
  • 7 rooms: 153
  • 8 rooms: 65
  • 9 or more rooms: 55

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 47
  • 4 rooms: 55
  • 5 rooms: 52
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 131
  • 3 bedrooms: 505
  • 4 bedrooms: 111
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 78
  • 2 bedrooms: 85
  • 3 bedrooms: 35
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 31
  • 1 vehicle: 147
  • 2 vehicles: 327
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

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

  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 92
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 31
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (23%)
  • Printing and related support activities (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Printing and related support activities (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin township:

  • German (24.4%)
  • United States or American (23.4%)
  • Irish (13.3%)
  • English (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.5%)
  • European (3.9%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)

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

  • Canada (35%)
  • Germany (31%)
  • Bangladesh (15%)
  • Netherlands (8%)
  • Colombia (8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,123 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 162 (12%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 21 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 51 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

45 people in nursing homes

97.5% of residents of Franklin township speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,589
  • In family households: 2,337 (629 male householders, 129 female householders)
    636 spouses, 837 children (731 natural, 17 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 19 other relatives, 56 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 252 (112 male householders (105 living alone)), 127 female householders (121 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 46 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 290 2-persons, 189 3-persons, 178 4-persons, 83 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 226 1-person, 11 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

519 married couples with children.
158 single-parent households (53 men, 105 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

19.4%
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 Franklin township:

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