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Sharon township, KS map Land area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 369 (all rural)
Males: 167  (45.3%)
Females: 202  (54.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 369 (293 owner occupied, 76 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%


Races in Sharon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.7%
  • Black: 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.4%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%

Median age of males: 45.6
Median age of females: 46.7

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Average household size: 2.35

Sharon township:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,254 ($32,500 in 1999)
This township:

$38,254
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $230 (lower quartile is $206, upper quartile is $258)
Here:

$230
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $43,568 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Sharon township:

$43,568
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,064 - $60,476

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $68,927
Here:

$68,927
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,260
Here:

$98,260
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $35,021
Here:

$35,021
State:

$34,057
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.3%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Sharon.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Saint Boniface Cemetery (1), Sharon Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: East Branch Little Sandy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Sharon township:  0.5%
State:  5.0%

87% of Sharon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 318
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 16
  • South: 47
  • West: 7

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $12,500

Sharon township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 139
  • One, attached: 3
  • Mobile homes: 19

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,900


Housing units in Sharon township with a mortgage: 33 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 55

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 7
  • 1950 to 1959: 6
  • 1940 to 1949: 3
  • 1939 or earlier: 96

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 10
  • 6 rooms: 59
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 36
  • 3 bedrooms: 52
  • 4 bedrooms: 27
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sharon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 36
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 3 vehicles: 30
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 19

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 18
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Food and beverage stores (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Extraction workers (13%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cashiers (22%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sharon township:

  • German (57.7%)
  • United States or American (13.1%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Dutch (2.0%)
  • Swedish (1.3%)
  • Scottish (1.0%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 151 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 13 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)

97.1% of residents of Sharon township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 392
  • In family households: 330 (92 male householders, 12 female householders)
    93 spouses, 125 children (123 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 62 (16 male householders (14 living alone)), 42 female householders (40 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 55 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 54 1-person, 4 2-persons,

77 married couples with children.
7 single-parent households (1 men, 6 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 Sharon township:

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