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Ottawa township, KS map Land area: 42.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 868 (all rural)
Males: 451  (52.0%)
Females: 417  (48.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 868 (707 owner occupied, 161 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%


Races in Ottawa township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.7%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%

Median age of males: 40.4
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.67

Ottawa township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $56,509 ($48,009 in 1999)
This township:

$56,509
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $621 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $657)
Here:

$621
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $143,526 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Ottawa township:

$143,526
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,200 - $214,509

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $186,624
Here:

$186,624
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $90,038
Here:

$90,038
State:

$34,057
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

9.2%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Ottawa township: Bullard School (A), Northeast Ottawa Industrial Park (B), Lawrence Junction (C), Lincoln - Ottawa - Harrison Fire District (D), Franklin County Convention and Visitors Bureau (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ottawa township include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Center Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ottawa Indian Mission and Burial Ground (1), Evergreen Mound Baxter Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Natural Springs Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Walnut Creek (A), Eightmile Creek (B), Appanoose Creek (C), Wolf Creek (D), Tauy Creek (E), Sand Creek (F), Island Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (54% naturalized citizens)

Ottawa township:  1.5%
State:  5.0%

65% of Ottawa township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 654
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 111
  • South: 41
  • West: 34

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Ottawa township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 299
  • Mobile homes: 84

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,600


Housing units in Ottawa township with a mortgage: 51 (0 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 26
  • 1990 to 1994: 17
  • 1980 to 1989: 37
  • 1970 to 1979: 99
  • 1960 to 1969: 38
  • 1950 to 1959: 65
  • 1940 to 1949: 23
  • 1939 or earlier: 78

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 72
  • 6 rooms: 58
  • 7 rooms: 58
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 35

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 147
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 24
  • 3 bedrooms: 46
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 96
  • 3 vehicles: 46
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5 or more vehicles: 26

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 40
  • 2 vehicles: 40
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Repair and maintenance (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (23%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ottawa township:

  • German (25.8%)
  • United States or American (20.4%)
  • English (18.5%)
  • Irish (12.1%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • European (3.6%)
  • Danish (1.4%)

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

  • Germany (54%)
  • Japan (46%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 345 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 55 (13%)
  • Walked: 17 (4%)
  • Other means: 17 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (8%)

96.4% of residents of Ottawa township speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 872
  • In family households: 743 (206 male householders, 11 female householders)
    201 spouses, 251 children (232 natural, 0 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 21 other relatives, 31 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 129 (53 male householders (30 living alone)), 33 female householders (33 living alone)), 43 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 63 1-person, 16 2-persons, 7 4-persons,

166 married couples with children.
27 single-parent households (12 men, 15 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

25.5%
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: 9
Here:

60.0%
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 Ottawa township:

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