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Washington township, KS map Land area: 44.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 541 (all rural)
Males: 266  (49.2%)
Females: 275  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 541 (402 owner occupied, 139 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.0%
  • Black: 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 38.1
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.45

Washington township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,354 ($36,833 in 1999)
This township:

$43,354
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $417)
Here:

$379
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $77,943 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Washington township:

$77,943
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,330 - $115,063

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $142,015
Here:

$142,015
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $64,687
Here:

$64,687
State:

$34,057
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

10.4%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Everest.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Church in Washington township: Zion Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery (1), All Saints Cemetery (2), Kimberlin Cemetery (3), Carr Cemetery (4), Miller Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (50% naturalized citizens)

Washington township:  3.0%
State:  5.0%

58% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Kansas.

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

  • This state: 439
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 129
  • South: 11
  • West: 10

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $12,500

Washington township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 251
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 28

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,000


Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 67 (3 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 72

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 34
  • 1960 to 1969: 50
  • 1950 to 1959: 12
  • 1940 to 1949: 16
  • 1939 or earlier: 141

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 33
  • 7 rooms: 50
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 23

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 35
  • 3 bedrooms: 92
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 23
  • 3 bedrooms: 24
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 48
  • 2 vehicles: 79
  • 3 vehicles: 45
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 21
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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 (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (13%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (8%)
  • Retail florists (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Financial managers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (32.2%)
  • English (19.0%)
  • Norwegian (16.2%)
  • United States or American (4.3%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)
  • Irish (2.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.0%)

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

  • El Salvador (63%)
  • Canada (38%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 220 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 32 (12%)
  • Walked: 6 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

96.0% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 609
  • In family households: 517 (141 male householders, 17 female householders)
    140 spouses, 193 children (180 natural, 3 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 8 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 92 (28 male householders (17 living alone)), 52 female householders (52 living alone)), 12 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 63 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 15 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 69 1-person, 10 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

119 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (5 men, 18 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

7.0%
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: 2
Here:

11.8%
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 Washington township:

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