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Grasshopper township, KS map Land area: 65.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 588 (all rural)
Males: 304  (51.7%)
Females: 284  (48.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 588 (467 owner occupied, 121 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%


Races in Grasshopper township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.7%

Median age of males: 38.7
Median age of females: 39.6

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Average household size: 2.55

Grasshopper township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.99

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,082 ($40,000 in 1999)
This township:

$47,082
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $405 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $429)
Here:

$405
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $67,635 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Grasshopper township:

$67,635
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,170 - $87,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $140,470
Here:

$140,470
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $291,973
Here:

$291,973
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $33,719
Here:

$33,719
State:

$34,057
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.8%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Muscotah.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grasshopper township: Horton Wastewater Plant (A), Muscotah Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Bodenhausen Farms (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Muscotah Cemetery (1), Wheatland Cemetery (2), Brush Creek Cemetery (3), Forest Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Clear Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Little Grasshopper Creek (A), South Creek (B), Brush Creek (C), Clear Creek (D), Otter Creek (E), Mission Creek (F), Little Delaware River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grasshopper township: Atchison County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

75% of Grasshopper township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 487
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 59
  • South: 28
  • West: 9

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

Grasshopper township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.8%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 213
  • One, attached: 14
  • Mobile homes: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,300


Housing units in Grasshopper township with a mortgage: 55 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 70

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 36
  • 1970 to 1979: 27
  • 1960 to 1969: 11
  • 1950 to 1959: 5
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 150

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 21
  • 5 rooms: 46
  • 6 rooms: 53
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 22

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 106
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grasshopper township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 53
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 57
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 18

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 1

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grasshopper township:

  • German (26.1%)
  • European (13.1%)
  • United States or American (11.4%)
  • Norwegian (6.2%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • Irish (4.6%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 222 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 53 (17%)
  • Walked: 10 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

98.2% of residents of Grasshopper township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English well, 40% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 590
  • In family households: 512 (154 male householders, 13 female householders)
    149 spouses, 172 children (166 natural, 0 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 13 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 78 (24 male householders (18 living alone)), 39 female householders (32 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 71 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 50 1-person, 10 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

130 married couples with children.
21 single-parent households (15 men, 6 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

6.8%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

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 Grasshopper township:

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