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Salem township, KS map Land area: 47.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 277 (all rural)
Males: 131  (47.3%)
Females: 146  (52.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 277 (226 owner occupied, 51 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Salem township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 100.0%

Median age of males: 44.3
Median age of females: 44.0

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Average household size: 2.54

Salem township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,197 ($35,000 in 1999)
This township:

$41,197
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $130 (lower quartile is $133, upper quartile is $417)
Here:

$130
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $110,445 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Salem township:

$110,445
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,965 - $135,096

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $177,280
Here:

$177,280
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $58,544
Here:

$58,544
State:

$34,057
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

5.6%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Salem township: Jeddo Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Maple Grove Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

79% of Salem township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% 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: 197
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 18
  • South: 32
  • West: 1
Salem township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 84
  • Mobile homes: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,700


Housing units in Salem township with a mortgage: 13 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 15
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 28

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 12
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 9
  • 3 bedrooms: 69
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 9

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Salem township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 9
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 12
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Salem township:

  • German (24.9%)
  • United States or American (15.5%)
  • Dutch (7.3%)
  • Austrian (6.2%)
  • Irish (5.7%)
  • Italian (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 120 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (3%)
  • Walked: 2 (1%)
  • Other means: 7 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (15%)

98.2% of residents of Salem township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 251
  • In family households: 202 (63 male householders, 6 female householders)
    69 spouses, 55 children (47 natural, 3 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 49 (27 male householders (22 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 37 2-persons, 30 4-persons, 2 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 40 1-person, 5 2-persons,

58 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households (0 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 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 Salem township:

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