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Sherman township, KS map Land area: 72.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 520 (all rural)
Males: 267  (51.3%)
Females: 253  (48.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 520 (457 owner occupied, 63 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

31%


Races in Sherman township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 41.8
Median age of females: 42.1

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Average household size: 2.49

Sherman township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.84

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,758 ($50,769 in 1999)
This township:

$59,758
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $94,004 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Sherman township:

$94,004
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,224 - $87,853

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $133,767
Here:

$133,767
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $82,277
Here:

$82,277
State:

$34,057
Population density: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.3%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sherman township: Crawford State Park Lonesome Point Campground (A), Farlington Fish Hatchery (B), Crawford State Park Rocky Cove Campground (C), Crawford State Park Osage Bluff Campground (D), Crawford State Park Oak Point Campground (E), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Officer - Crawford County (F), Sherman Township Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sherman township include: Farlington United Methodist Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Farlington Cemetery (1), Iowa Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Crawford (A), Frisco Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sherman township: Crawford State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

74% of Sherman township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 383
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 25
  • South: 32
  • West: 20
Sherman township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 264
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $55,000


Housing units in Sherman township with a mortgage: 48 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 21
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 22
  • 1960 to 1969: 40
  • 1950 to 1959: 49
  • 1940 to 1949: 54
  • 1939 or earlier: 85

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 39
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 35
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 39
  • 3 bedrooms: 89
  • 4 bedrooms: 39
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 21

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 92
  • 3 vehicles: 57
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Warehousing and storage (6%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (32%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other financial specialists (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (14%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Special education teachers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sherman township:

  • German (33.9%)
  • English (15.0%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • United States or American (9.2%)
  • Dutch (6.0%)
  • Swedish (5.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 184 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 31 (12%)
  • Walked: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (13%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

99.1% of residents of Sherman township speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 460
  • In family households: 429 (133 male householders, 12 female householders)
    150 spouses, 124 children (107 natural, 5 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 31 (20 male householders (20 living alone)), 11 female householders (11 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 31 1-person,

100 married couples with children.
9 single-parent households (4 men, 5 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

16.1%
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 Sherman township:

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