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Grant township, KS map Land area: 16.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 442 (5% urban, 95% rural)
Males: 218  (49.3%)
Females: 224  (50.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 442 (378 owner occupied, 64 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

31%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.5%
  • Black: 2.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 2.7%

Median age of males: 40.7
Median age of females: 40.0

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Average household size: 2.66

Grant township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.99

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,510 ($49,792 in 1999)
This township:

$57,510
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $679 (lower quartile is $546, upper quartile is $863)
Here:

$679
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $178,208 (it was $118,600 in 2000)
Grant township:

$178,208
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $136,174 - $237,755

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,278
Here:

$201,278
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $272,924
Here:

$272,924
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $239,863
Here:

$239,863
State:

$124,513

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $222,439
Here:

$222,439
State:

$108,027
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.8%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemetery: Maple Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 29 (59% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  6.6%
State:  5.0%

66% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1615
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 147
  • South: 114
  • West: 50

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $90,000

Grant township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 658
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 18

Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 349 (34 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 126

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 85
  • 1990 to 1994: 33
  • 1980 to 1989: 20
  • 1970 to 1979: 100
  • 1960 to 1969: 66
  • 1950 to 1959: 69
  • 1940 to 1949: 40
  • 1939 or earlier: 339

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 24
  • 5 rooms: 118
  • 6 rooms: 144
  • 7 rooms: 118
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9 or more rooms: 86

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 39
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 25
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 15

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 338
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 47
  • 3 bedrooms: 48
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 129
  • 2 vehicles: 239
  • 3 vehicles: 117
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

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

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 84
  • 2 vehicles: 29
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (32.4%)
  • English (12.2%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • United States or American (8.1%)
  • Swedish (7.0%)
  • Norwegian (5.4%)
  • Polish (5.4%)

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

  • Mexico (66%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (14%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • France (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 754 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 114 (12%)
  • Railroad: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 45 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 36 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

96.6% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,003
  • In family households: 1,806 (409 male householders, 144 female householders)
    436 spouses, 730 children (692 natural, 10 adopted, 28 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 26 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 197 (86 male householders (68 living alone)), 80 female householders (71 living alone)), 31 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 202 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 148 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 139 1-person, 20 2-persons, 7 3-persons,

88 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (6 men, 16 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

7.5%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

10.5%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

17.9%
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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