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Marion township, KS map Land area: 71.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 836 (all rural)
Males: 438  (52.4%)
Females: 398  (47.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 836 (743 owner occupied, 93 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

31%


Races in Marion township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.1%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%

Median age of males: 40.1
Median age of females: 40.4

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Average household size: 2.67

Marion township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,525 ($55,000 in 1999)
This township:

$63,525
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $802 (lower quartile is $624, upper quartile is $845)
Here:

$802
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $204,804 (it was $136,300 in 2000)
Marion township:

$204,804
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $136,766 - $230,849

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $223,839
Here:

$223,839
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $155,946
Here:

$155,946
State:

$34,057
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

0.0%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Alfred (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marion township include: Union Church (A), Washington Creek Church (B), Saint Francis Church (C), Twin Mounds Church (D), Bethel Chapel (E), Western Plains Church of the Brethren (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rock Creek Cemetery (1), Dodder Cemetery (2), Colyer Cemetery (3), Appanoose Cemetery (4), Twin Mounds Cemetery (5), Washington Creek Cemetery (6), Colyer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lone Star Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

65% of Marion township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 552
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 113
  • South: 60
  • West: 35
Marion township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 309
  • Mobile homes: 38

Median worth of mobile homes: $93,000


Housing units in Marion township with a mortgage: 61 (17 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 28
  • 1990 to 1994: 32
  • 1980 to 1989: 46
  • 1970 to 1979: 39
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 33
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 151

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 70
  • 6 rooms: 67
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 33
  • 9 or more rooms: 41

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 54
  • 3 bedrooms: 116
  • 4 bedrooms: 54
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 21

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 20
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 34
  • 2 vehicles: 141
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 21
  • 2 vehicles: 6
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (31%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Art and design workers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion township:

  • German (28.0%)
  • Italian (15.0%)
  • Irish (8.9%)
  • United States or American (8.8%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • Scottish (5.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 322 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 45 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 31 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (5%)

96.4% of residents of Marion township speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 784
  • In family households: 737 (209 male householders, 21 female householders)
    213 spouses, 294 children (278 natural, 0 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 47 (22 male householders (22 living alone)), 20 female householders (17 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 99 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 13 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 39 1-person, 3 2-persons,

199 married couples with children.
25 single-parent households (12 men, 13 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Marion township:

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