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Oberlin township, KS map Land area: 34.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 91 (all rural)
Males: 49  (53.8%)
Females: 42  (46.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 91 (79 owner occupied, 12 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

31%


Races in Oberlin township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • Black: 2.2%

Median age of males: 44.2
Median age of females: 43.7

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Average household size: 2.68

Oberlin township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,656 ($28,594 in 1999)
This township:

$33,656
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $362 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $375)
Here:

$362
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $109,507 (it was $98,600 in 2000)
Oberlin township:

$109,507
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $14,632 - $235,972

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $238,074
Here:

$238,074
State:

$156,894
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

36.4%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

16.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Creeks: South Fork Sappa Creek (A), North Fork Sappa Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

76% of Oberlin township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 109
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 5
  • South: 0
  • West: 4
Oberlin township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 47

Housing units in Oberlin township with a mortgage: 5 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 5
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 11
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 20

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

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

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 10
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 4
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oberlin township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Oberlin township:

  • German (25.0%)
  • English (18.2%)
  • Swedish (10.2%)
  • Irish (8.0%)
  • United States or American (6.8%)
  • Scottish (5.7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 34 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 10 (19%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (15%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Utility gas (36%)

95.3% of residents of Oberlin township speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 118
  • In family households: 108 (31 male householders, 8 female householders)
    17 spouses, 48 children (37 natural, 5 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10 (2 male householders (2 living alone)), 8 female householders (8 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 19 2-persons, 20 4-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 10 1-person,

24 married couples with children.
2 single-parent households (2 men, 0 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 Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Oberlin township:

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