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Union township, KS map Land area: 36.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 2,156 (all rural)
Males: 1,089  (50.5%)
Females: 1,067  (49.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,104 (1,862 owner occupied, 242 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

31%


Races in Union township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 30.7
Median age of females: 32.0

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Average household size: 3.31

Union township:

3.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.65

Estimated median household income in 2009: $60,369 ($53,516 in 1999)
This township:

$60,369
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $710 (lower quartile is $511, upper quartile is $804)
Here:

$710
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $159,363 (it was $104,000 in 2000)
Union township:

$159,363
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,445 - $215,668

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,231
Here:

$201,231
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $131,457
Here:

$131,457
State:

$34,057
Population density: 60 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

4.3%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Colwich.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Union township: KZSN - FM (Colwich) (A), KTHR - FM (Wichita) (B), KRBB - FM (Wichita) (C), KIBB - FM (Colwich) (D), KFBZ - FM (Colwich) (E), KSAS - TV (Wichita) (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Union township: Saint Marks Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Maize Cemetery (1), Saint Mark Cemetery (2), Eldridge Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (50% naturalized citizens)

Union township:  0.2%
State:  5.0%

65% of Union township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% 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: 1908
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 74
  • South: 84
  • West: 49

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,000

Union township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

52 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 633
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 9
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $56,400


Housing units in Union township with a mortgage: 308 (22 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 145

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 13
  • 1995 to 1998: 65
  • 1990 to 1994: 73
  • 1980 to 1989: 75
  • 1970 to 1979: 105
  • 1960 to 1969: 68
  • 1950 to 1959: 102
  • 1940 to 1949: 33
  • 1939 or earlier: 123

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 117
  • 6 rooms: 112
  • 7 rooms: 107
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9 or more rooms: 120

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 30
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 102
  • 3 bedrooms: 266
  • 4 bedrooms: 136
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 45

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 30
  • 3 bedrooms: 42
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 72
  • 2 vehicles: 269
  • 3 vehicles: 103
  • 4 vehicles: 70
  • 5 or more vehicles: 23

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 19
  • 2 vehicles: 53
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Union township:

  • German (65.3%)
  • United States or American (8.7%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.2%)
  • Scottish (1.2%)
  • Italian (1.1%)

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

  • Germany (50%)
  • Cambodia (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 845 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (8%)
  • Walked: 8 (1%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 69 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

52 people in nursing homes

98.1% of residents of Union township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,107
  • In family households: 2,007 (453 male householders, 92 female householders)
    490 spouses, 925 children (893 natural, 14 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 12 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 100 (37 male householders (34 living alone)), 49 female householders (45 living alone)), 14 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 53 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 171 2-persons, 88 3-persons, 128 4-persons, 87 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 79 1-person, 6 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

701 married couples with children.
78 single-parent households (30 men, 48 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

1.1%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

23.1%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

9.9%
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 Union township:

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