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Grant township, KS map Land area: 31.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population: 918 (30% urban, 70% rural)
Males: 445  (48.5%)
Females: 473  (51.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 878 (739 owner occupied, 139 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 43.4
Median age of females: 43.2

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Average household size: 2.53

Grant township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $55,419 ($47,083 in 1999)
This township:

$55,419
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $347 (lower quartile is $225, upper quartile is $377)
Here:

$347
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $144,400 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Grant township:

$144,400
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,498 - $233,131

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $210,776
Here:

$210,776
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $71,815
Here:

$71,815
State:

$34,057
Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.1%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Abilene.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant township: Abilene Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Dickinson County Solid Waste Transfer Station (B), Mary-Dell Camp (C), Abilene Country Club (D), Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 40 (E), Brown Memorial Home (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Mud Creek (A), Turkey Creek (B), Holland Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grant township: Brown Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (0% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  1.2%
State:  5.0%

59% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 810
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 115
  • South: 36
  • West: 31

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

Grant township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

40 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 347
  • Mobile homes: 32

Median worth of mobile homes: $45,000


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 145 (14 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 86

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 13
  • 1970 to 1979: 93
  • 1960 to 1969: 66
  • 1950 to 1959: 24
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 105

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 56
  • 6 rooms: 56
  • 7 rooms: 59
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 80

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 52
  • 3 bedrooms: 158
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 13
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 34
  • 2 vehicles: 173
  • 3 vehicles: 73
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 6
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Personal and laundry services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (33.5%)
  • Irish (13.2%)
  • United States or American (11.5%)
  • English (10.3%)
  • Norwegian (6.0%)
  • French Canadian (3.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)

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

  • Brazil (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 410 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 36 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (8%)

40 people in nursing homes

96.5% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 977
  • In family households: 853 (282 male householders, 6 female householders)
    265 spouses, 277 children (252 natural, 8 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 124 (50 male householders (50 living alone)), 30 female householders (20 living alone)), 44 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 40 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 162 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 41 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 70 1-person, 10 5-persons,

176 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (11 men, 13 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

8.3%
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 Grant township:

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