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Syracuse township, KS map Land area: 81.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,165 (all rural)
Males: 1,060  (49.0%)
Females: 1,105  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,122 (1,462 owner occupied, 660 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%


Races in Syracuse township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 76.2%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 37.2
Median age of females: 39.1

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Average household size: 2.49

Syracuse township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.12

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,855 ($31,311 in 1999)
This township:

$36,855
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $446)
Here:

$379
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $80,353 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Syracuse township:

$80,353
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,260 - $106,212

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $113,772
Here:

$113,772
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $60,995
Here:

$60,995
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $35,191
Here:

$35,191
State:

$34,057

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,384
Here:

$15,384
State:

$58,726
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

15.9%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Syracuse.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Syracuse township: Syracuse Wastewater Plant (A), Hamilton County Landfill (B), Hamilton County Fairgrounds (C), Tamarisk Golf Course (D), Hamilton County Department of Public Works (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Syracuse Creek (A), Sand Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 323 (18% naturalized citizens)

Syracuse township:  14.9%
State:  5.0%

52% of Syracuse township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 1132
  • Northeast: 17
  • Midwest: 159
  • South: 201
  • West: 299

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $17,500

Syracuse township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

41 people in nursing homes
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 686
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 36
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 151
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,500


Housing units in Syracuse township with a mortgage: 222 (13 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 235

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 8
  • 1995 to 1998: 36
  • 1990 to 1994: 42
  • 1980 to 1989: 79
  • 1970 to 1979: 158
  • 1960 to 1969: 152
  • 1950 to 1959: 142
  • 1940 to 1949: 161
  • 1939 or earlier: 164

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 58
  • 5 rooms: 163
  • 6 rooms: 119
  • 7 rooms: 76
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 88

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

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 17
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 71
  • 5 rooms: 42
  • 6 rooms: 21
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 147
  • 3 bedrooms: 282
  • 4 bedrooms: 100
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 37

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 86
  • 3 bedrooms: 71
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 150
  • 2 vehicles: 257
  • 3 vehicles: 107
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5 or more vehicles: 18

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

  • no vehicle: 31
  • 1 vehicle: 125
  • 2 vehicles: 83
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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 (34%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Syracuse township:

  • German (29.4%)
  • English (10.9%)
  • United States or American (10.0%)
  • Irish (5.5%)
  • Swedish (2.1%)
  • Dutch (1.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)

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

  • Mexico (84%)
  • Peru (10%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 679 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 137 (15%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 55 (6%)
  • Other means: 14 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

41 people in nursing homes
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

78.9% of residents of Syracuse township speak English at home.
19.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,103
  • In family households: 1,799 (471 male householders, 91 female householders)
    464 spouses, 683 children (639 natural, 22 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 20 other relatives, 35 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 304 (114 male householders (98 living alone)), 160 female householders (155 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 43 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 248 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 102 4-persons, 68 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 253 1-person, 14 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 1 4-persons,

445 married couples with children.
141 single-parent households (46 men, 95 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

6.7%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

8.6%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

15.6%
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 Syracuse township:

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