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Shell Rock township, KS map Land area: 52.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population: 173 (all rural)
Males: 96  (55.5%)
Females: 77  (44.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 173 (130 owner occupied, 43 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%


Races in Shell Rock township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%

Median age of males: 35.5
Median age of females: 35.5

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Average household size: 2.75

Shell Rock township:

2.8 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.23

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,591 ($39,583 in 1999)
This township:

$46,591
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $376 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $522)
Here:

$376
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $105,109 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Shell Rock township:

$105,109
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,978 - $131,198

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $157,726
Here:

$157,726
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $416,076
Here:

$416,076
State:

$149,604

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $272,065
Here:

$272,065
State:

$108,027

Mobile homes: $95,717
Here:

$95,717
State:

$34,057
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

5.8%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Lamont Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shell Rock township include: Lamont Wesleyan Church (A), Apostolic Christian Church Lamont - Gridley (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lena Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Van Horn Creek (A), Long Creek (B), Halderman Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

Shell Rock township:  1.2%
State:  5.0%

74% of Shell Rock township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1151
  • Northeast: 60
  • Midwest: 62
  • South: 39
  • West: 20

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


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 468
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 95
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,300


Housing units in Shell Rock township with a mortgage: 99 (10 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 73

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 52
  • 1990 to 1994: 35
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 124
  • 1960 to 1969: 35
  • 1950 to 1959: 27
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 212

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shell Rock township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 86
  • 6 rooms: 112
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 40
  • 9 or more rooms: 57

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shell Rock township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 11
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shell Rock township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 106
  • 3 bedrooms: 227
  • 4 bedrooms: 88
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 23

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shell Rock township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 14
  • 3 bedrooms: 21
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 110
  • 2 vehicles: 206
  • 3 vehicles: 79
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Shell Rock township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (%):



  • Machinery (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Shell Rock township:

  • German (30.4%)
  • English (13.6%)
  • United States or American (11.1%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
  • Italian (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.2%)

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

  • Italy (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 577 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 56 (8%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 10 (1%)
  • Other means: 13 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

98.5% of residents of Shell Rock township speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,341
  • In family households: 1,186 (348 male householders, 55 female householders)
    330 spouses, 397 children (367 natural, 8 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 5 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 155 (69 male householders (50 living alone)), 45 female householders (33 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 188 2-persons, 100 3-persons, 66 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 83 1-person, 23 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

45 married couples with children.
2 single-parent households (0 men, 2 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

8.7%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

15.0%
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 Shell Rock township:

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