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Montezuma township, KS map Land area: 198.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,625 (all rural)
Males: 781  (48.1%)
Females: 844  (51.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,512 (1,089 owner occupied, 423 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%


Races in Montezuma township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 87.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.5
Median age of females: 35.6

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Average household size: 2.89

Montezuma township:

2.9 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.41

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,685 ($38,813 in 1999)
This township:

$45,685
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $352 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $449)
Here:

$352
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $102,508 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Montezuma township:

$102,508
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,818 - $141,518

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $131,014
Here:

$131,014
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $308,818
Here:

$308,818
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $67,739
Here:

$67,739
State:

$34,057
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

11.3%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

4.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Montezuma.


Click to draw/clear Montezuma township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montezuma township: Crooked Creek Country Club (A), Montezuma Wastewater Plant (B), Gray County Wind Farm (C), KBSD - TV (Dodge City) (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montezuma township include: Homeland Mennonite Church (A), Montezuma Church of God in Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Evans Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Wild Horse Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 197 (22% naturalized citizens)

Montezuma township:  12.1%
State:  5.0%

57% of Montezuma township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1118
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 90
  • South: 102
  • West: 69

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

109 people in nursing homes
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 472
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 74

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,800


Housing units in Montezuma township with a mortgage: 110 (6 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 177

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 27
  • 1990 to 1994: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 62
  • 1970 to 1979: 97
  • 1960 to 1969: 52
  • 1950 to 1959: 61
  • 1940 to 1949: 70
  • 1939 or earlier: 156

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 42
  • 5 rooms: 53
  • 6 rooms: 66
  • 7 rooms: 61
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9 or more rooms: 96

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 13
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 33
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 94
  • 3 bedrooms: 143
  • 4 bedrooms: 106
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 30

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montezuma township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 45
  • 4 bedrooms: 19
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 84
  • 2 vehicles: 186
  • 3 vehicles: 65
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 64
  • 2 vehicles: 53
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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 (29%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Private households (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Montezuma township:

  • German (35.6%)
  • Dutch (13.9%)
  • United States or American (12.8%)
  • Polish (9.0%)
  • Russian (2.5%)
  • English (2.0%)
  • European (2.0%)

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

  • Mexico (97%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Germany (1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 416 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 87 (14%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 37 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 69 (11%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

109 people in nursing homes
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

80.7% of residents of Montezuma township speak English at home.
9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
9.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,486
  • In family households: 1,360 (372 male householders, 33 female householders)
    353 spouses, 540 children (494 natural, 24 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 20 other relatives, 13 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 126 (50 male householders (50 living alone)), 74 female householders (72 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 113 (101 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 157 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 122 1-person, 2 2-persons,

451 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (10 men, 24 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

39.1%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

6.5%
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 Montezuma township:

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