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Soldier township, KS map Land area: 42.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 403 (all rural)
Males: 209  (51.9%)
Females: 194  (48.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 403 (363 owner occupied, 40 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

31%


Races in Soldier township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 87.1%
  • Black: 1.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 6.9%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%

Median age of males: 37.8
Median age of females: 37.8

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Average household size: 2.72

Soldier township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.19

Estimated median household income in 2009: $76,962 ($65,385 in 1999)
This township:

$76,962
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $642 (lower quartile is $590, upper quartile is $681)
Here:

$642
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $231,635 (it was $156,000 in 2000)
Soldier township:

$231,635
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,049 - $321,160

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $303,030
Here:

$303,030
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $68,289
Here:

$68,289
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $135,678
Here:

$135,678
State:

$34,057
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.2%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Soldier.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

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

Reservoir: Riley Lakes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 29 (90% naturalized citizens)

Soldier township:  7.2%
State:  5.0%

65% of Soldier township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1699
  • Northeast: 46
  • Midwest: 164
  • South: 99
  • West: 18

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $187,500

Soldier township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 705
  • One, attached: 5
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $102,500


Housing units in Soldier township with a mortgage: 343 (21 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 62

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 51
  • 1995 to 1998: 85
  • 1990 to 1994: 147
  • 1980 to 1989: 113
  • 1970 to 1979: 153
  • 1960 to 1969: 35
  • 1950 to 1959: 28
  • 1940 to 1949: 4
  • 1939 or earlier: 117

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 89
  • 6 rooms: 161
  • 7 rooms: 173
  • 8 rooms: 98
  • 9 or more rooms: 120

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 58
  • 3 bedrooms: 397
  • 4 bedrooms: 173
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 38

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Soldier township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 9
  • 3 bedrooms: 14
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 107
  • 2 vehicles: 306
  • 3 vehicles: 193
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 18
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Soldier township:

  • German (27.8%)
  • Dutch (15.0%)
  • United States or American (9.2%)
  • Irish (7.6%)
  • Polish (7.1%)
  • English (7.0%)
  • Italian (4.2%)

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

  • Korea (45%)
  • Philippines (34%)
  • Netherlands (21%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 945 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 104 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 58 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

97.7% of residents of Soldier township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,084
  • In family households: 1,935 (503 male householders, 104 female householders)
    534 spouses, 736 children (676 natural, 46 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 23 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 18 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 149 (58 male householders (54 living alone)), 47 female householders (37 living alone)), 44 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 244 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 142 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 91 1-person, 5 2-persons, 9 6-persons,

81 married couples with children.
29 single-parent households (7 men, 22 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

3.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

2.1%
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 Soldier township:

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