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Vernon township, KS map Land area: 39.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 502 (10% urban, 90% rural)
Males: 256  (51.0%)
Females: 246  (49.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 502 (421 owner occupied, 81 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%


Races in Vernon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.2%
  • Black: 0.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.4%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 37.3

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Average household size: 2.68

Vernon township:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.17

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,948 ($45,833 in 1999)
This township:

$53,948
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $255 (lower quartile is $214, upper quartile is $576)
Here:

$255
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $86,334 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Vernon township:

$86,334
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,386 - $204,181

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $219,975
Here:

$219,975
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $179,815
Here:

$179,815
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $57,188
Here:

$57,188
State:

$34,057
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.5%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Vernon township: Winfield Junction (A), KKLE - AM (Winfield) (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Vernon township: Dunamis Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Mount Vernon Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 

79% of Vernon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 351
  • Northeast: 41
  • Midwest: 12
  • South: 29
  • West: 16
Vernon township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.1%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 158
  • One, attached: 4
  • Mobile homes: 23

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,800


Housing units in Vernon township with a mortgage: 44 (7 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1980 to 1989: 44
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 17
  • 1950 to 1959: 3
  • 1940 to 1949: 36
  • 1939 or earlier: 68

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 21
  • 6 rooms: 46
  • 7 rooms: 26
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 29
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 76
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 14

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 20
  • 3 bedrooms: 15
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 10
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 33
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (24%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Vernon township:

  • United States or American (32.8%)
  • German (16.0%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • English (9.6%)
  • European (5.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 181 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 40 (17%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Wood (6%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 449
  • In family households: 412 (136 male householders, 9 female householders)
    133 spouses, 124 children (118 natural, 0 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 4 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37 (16 male householders (16 living alone)), 21 female householders (21 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 65 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 8 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 37 1-person,

126 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (7 men, 9 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Vernon township:

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