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Silver Creek township, KS map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 770 (all rural)
Males: 381  (49.5%)
Females: 389  (50.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 770 (547 owner occupied, 223 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%


Races in Silver Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.3%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%

Median age of males: 34.8
Median age of females: 34.9

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Average household size: 2.71

Silver Creek township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $29,426 ($25,000 in 1999)
This township:

$29,426
Kansas:

$47,817

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

$0
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $108,641 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Silver Creek township:

$108,641
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,488 - $87,665

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $170,592
Here:

$170,592
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $189,275
Here:

$189,275
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $23,639
Here:

$23,639
State:

$34,057
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

8.5%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

8.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Burden.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Silver Creek township: Burden Wastewater Plant (A), Fleming Feed and Grain Company Grain Elevator Number 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grand Prairie Cemetery (1), Burden Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

51% of Silver Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 89% 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: 45
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 0
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500

Silver Creek township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in Silver Creek township with a mortgage: 4 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 2
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 2
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 13

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Creek township, Kansas:

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

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Creek township, Kansas:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Silver Creek township:

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

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Creek township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 4
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 2
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Silver Creek township:

  • German (69.2%)
  • Danish (10.3%)
  • Norwegian (10.3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9 (60%)
  • Walked: 2 (13%)
  • Worked at home: 4 (27%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • No fuel used (13%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47
  • In family households: 47 (16 male householders, 0 female householders)
    12 spouses, 19 children (19 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 0 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 6 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 6 4-persons,

158 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (25 men, 39 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

22.2%
Kansas:

11.1%

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

50.0%
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 Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Silver Creek township:

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