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Prairie township, KS map Land area: 37.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 172 (all rural)
Males: 81  (47.1%)
Females: 91  (52.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 172 (139 owner occupied, 33 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%


Races in Prairie township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%

Median age of males: 45.0
Median age of females: 46.5

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Average household size: 2.32

Prairie township:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,208 ($29,063 in 1999)
This township:

$34,208
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $296 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $310)
Here:

$296
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $31,351 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Prairie township:

$31,351
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $18,959 - $69,402

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $69,505
Here:

$69,505
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $25,098
Here:

$25,098
State:

$34,057
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

2.3%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Randall.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Randall Wastewater Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Prairie Cemetery (1), Star Cemetery (2), Randall Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), West Buffalo Creek (C), East Buffalo Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

75% of Prairie township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 146
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 17
  • South: 0
  • West: 13

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Prairie township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 93
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,800


Housing units in Prairie township with a mortgage: 17 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 4
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • 1960 to 1969: 6
  • 1950 to 1959: 8
  • 1940 to 1949: 10
  • 1939 or earlier: 63

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 20
  • 3 bedrooms: 27
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prairie township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 36
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

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

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Prairie township:

  • German (29.1%)
  • United States or American (24.8%)
  • Irish (17.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (7.7%)
  • Danish (6.0%)
  • English (5.1%)
  • Swedish (5.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 50 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 10 (14%)
  • Walked: 3 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (14%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

99.4% of residents of Prairie township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 176
  • In family households: 158 (49 male householders, 7 female householders)
    51 spouses, 51 children (44 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18 (6 male householders (6 living alone)), 12 female householders (12 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 33 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 18 1-person,

33 married couples with children.
7 single-parent households (0 men, 7 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

10.0%
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 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 Prairie township:

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