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Palmyra township, KS map Land area: 81.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 5,760 (58% urban, 42% rural)
Males: 2,870  (49.8%)
Females: 2,890  (50.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,152 (4,206 owner occupied, 946 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Palmyra township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.9%
  • Black: 0.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • Two or more races: 2.1%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 34.1
Median age of females: 35.6

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Average household size: 2.67

Palmyra township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,995 ($50,212 in 1999)
This township:

$57,995
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $661 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $908)
Here:

$661
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $184,969 (it was $123,100 in 2000)
Palmyra township:

$184,969
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,669 - $235,124

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $208,197
Here:

$208,197
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $251,180
Here:

$251,180
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $196,424
Here:

$196,424
State:

$124,513

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,983
Here:

$264,983
State:

$136,758

Mobile homes: $98,266
Here:

$98,266
State:

$34,057
Population density: 70 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.1%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Baldwin City.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Palmyra township: Baldwin Golf Course (A), Vinland Valley Nursery (B), Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palmyra township include: Stony Point Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Coal Creek Church (B), Church of Christ of Vinland (C), Vinland United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brumbaugh Cemetery (1), Vinland Cemetery (2), Baldwin City Cemetery (3), Prairie City Cemetery (4), Old Black Jack Cemetery (5), Black Jack Cemetery (6), Prairie City Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Douglas Lake (A), Baldwin City Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wymore Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Palmyra township include: Douglas State Fishing Lake (1), Spring Creek Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 62 (42% naturalized citizens)

Palmyra township:  1.1%
State:  5.0%

51% of Palmyra 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, 65% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 3564
  • Northeast: 119
  • Midwest: 1218
  • South: 432
  • West: 379

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $87,800

Palmyra township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
66 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,678
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 60
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 5 to 9: 41
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 42
  • Mobile homes: 139

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,000


Housing units in Palmyra township with a mortgage: 679 (73 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 250

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 89
  • 1995 to 1998: 274
  • 1990 to 1994: 181
  • 1980 to 1989: 233
  • 1970 to 1979: 434
  • 1960 to 1969: 208
  • 1950 to 1959: 121
  • 1940 to 1949: 47
  • 1939 or earlier: 486

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 92
  • 5 rooms: 326
  • 6 rooms: 340
  • 7 rooms: 308
  • 8 rooms: 248
  • 9 or more rooms: 168

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 56
  • 4 rooms: 77
  • 5 rooms: 143
  • 6 rooms: 61
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 14
  • 2 bedrooms: 279
  • 3 bedrooms: 835
  • 4 bedrooms: 318
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 56

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmyra township:

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 96
  • 2 bedrooms: 156
  • 3 bedrooms: 167
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 274
  • 2 vehicles: 631
  • 3 vehicles: 391
  • 4 vehicles: 146
  • 5 or more vehicles: 41

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

  • no vehicle: 45
  • 1 vehicle: 180
  • 2 vehicles: 159
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Palmyra township:

  • German (26.8%)
  • English (16.3%)
  • United States or American (13.5%)
  • Irish (11.3%)
  • Scottish (4.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (34%)
  • India (13%)
  • France (10%)
  • Austria (8%)
  • Venezuela (8%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Sweden (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,193 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 337 (11%)
  • Walked: 255 (9%)
  • Other means: 13 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 157 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
66 people in nursing homes

96.3% of residents of Palmyra township speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,206
  • In family households: 4,652 (1,234 male householders, 256 female householders)
    1,270 spouses, 1,725 children (1,535 natural, 113 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 44 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 41 other relatives, 56 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 554 (179 male householders (130 living alone)), 283 female householders (270 living alone)), 92 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 609 (59 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 661 2-persons, 274 3-persons, 346 4-persons, 151 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 400 1-person, 53 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

1,215 married couples with children.
234 single-parent households (61 men, 173 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 50
Here:

6.5%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 582
Here:

80.7%
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 Palmyra township:

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