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Sherman township, KS map Land area: 215.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 498 (all rural)
Males: 260  (52.2%)
Females: 238  (47.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 498 (321 owner occupied, 177 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

31%


Races in Sherman township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 87.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 26.5
Median age of females: 27.4

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Average household size: 3.11

Sherman township:

3.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.52

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,088 ($36,607 in 1999)
This township:

$43,088
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $176 (lower quartile is $141, upper quartile is $506)
Here:

$176
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $69,725 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Sherman township:

$69,725
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,369 - $130,837

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $119,828
Here:

$119,828
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $71,498
Here:

$71,498
State:

$34,057
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.1%
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:

Notable location: Sullivans Track (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Sherman township: Grant Mennonite Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: Wolf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (0% naturalized citizens)

Sherman township:  1.2%
State:  5.0%

60% of Sherman township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 441
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 68
  • South: 60
  • West: 63
Sherman township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 135
  • Mobile homes: 63

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,900


Housing units in Sherman township with a mortgage: 49 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 25
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 49
  • 1970 to 1979: 36
  • 1960 to 1969: 18
  • 1950 to 1959: 31
  • 1940 to 1949: 15
  • 1939 or earlier: 19

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 51
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 22
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 27
  • 3 bedrooms: 64
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 44
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 26
  • 2 vehicles: 66
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 22
  • 2 vehicles: 28
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (68%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Private households (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (44%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (29%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sherman township:

  • United States or American (31.2%)
  • German (24.4%)
  • Dutch (15.5%)
  • English (10.9%)
  • Polish (4.3%)
  • Russian (4.3%)
  • Irish (2.5%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 194 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 12 (4%)
  • Walked: 10 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 56 (21%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 644
  • In family households: 632 (169 male householders, 8 female householders)
    162 spouses, 281 children (255 natural, 26 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12 (12 male householders (12 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 70 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 12 1-person,

165 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (1 men, 3 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

49.2%
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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