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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton Township, Kansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 9 years : 16

10 to 14 years : 41

15 to 17 years : 43

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 21

30 to 34 years : 19

35 to 39 years : 23

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 23

50 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 27

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 30

Female:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 29

10 to 14 years : 33

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 13

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 34

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 23

45 to 49 years : 35

50 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 27

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 19


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 443

Multiple ancestry : 257

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 175


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton Township, Kansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 886

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 181

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 82

35 to 44 years : 106

45 to 54 years : 125

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 104

75 years and over : 122

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 171

18 to 24 years : 25

25 to 34 years : 62

35 to 44 years : 79

45 to 54 years : 97

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 82

75 years and over : 103

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 22

75 years and over : 19

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 365

Female : 378

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 76

Female : 67

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 741

Born in other state in the United States : 137

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 134

Now married, except separated : 328

Divorced : 55

Separated : 0

Widowed : 55

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 24

Now married, except separated : 115

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Speak only English : 827

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Benton Township, Kansas

  • German: 382   (34.2%)
  • United States Or American: 173   (15.5%)
  • Irish: 128   (11.5%)
  • Other Groups: 74   (6.6%)
  • English: 67   (6.0%)
  • Italian: 46   (4.1%)
  • European: 37   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 36   (3.2%)
  • Norwegian: 32   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (2.3%)
  • Swiss: 23   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 22   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 17   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 12   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 12   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 11   (1.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Benton Township, Kansas is 886



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Benton Township, Kansas: 441
Female Population in Benton Township, Kansas: 445


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton Township, Kansas: 41.2
Median Female Resident Age in Benton Township, Kansas: 44.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton Township, Kansas


White


Both sexes

41.8

Male

40.3

Female

42.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

14.5

Male

11.5

Female

15.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.0

Male

50.5

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

12.0

Male

9.5

Female

14.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

12.5

Male

0.0

Female

12.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.5

Male

9.3

Female

13.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

37.5

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.9

Male

40.3

Female

43.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Benton Township, Kansas


  • White: 878
  • African American: 2
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 6



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Benton Township, Kansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton Township, Kansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (4.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 1   (0.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (5.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.23%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1   (0.31%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 165   (50.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (8.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 51   (15.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (1.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20   (6.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 17   (5.23%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.27%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 1   (0.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (2.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.7%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 164   (46.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 53   (15.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 30   (8.52%)
  • Associate Degree: 36   (10.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 33   (9.38%)
  • Master's Degree: 10   (2.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Benton Township, Kansas

  • Atchison Co Comm Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 833-5050, Students: 769 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton Township, Kansas

  • Atchison Co Community Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 833-4420, Students: 242 )

  • Effingham Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 833-2200, Students: 127 )

  • Lancaster Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 874-2200, Students: 87 )

  • Cummings Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 886-8381, Students: 72 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton Township, Kansas

  • Atchison Co Community High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 289, Effingham, KS 66023, Phone: (913) 833-2240, Students: 241 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton Township, Kansas

  • Effingham Community Library


    414 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton Township, Kansas


  • Effingham County And National Road Museum Association


    1215 S 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  • Effingham County Cultural Center And Museum Association Inc


    10260 East Kingwood Drive, Effingham, IL 62401

  • Effingham County Genealogical And Historical Society


    Po Box 1166, Effingham, IL 62401

  • Effingham Historical Society


    Po Box 33, Effingham, NH 03882

  • South Effingham And West Parsonsfield Citizens Organization


    Po Box 17, Effingham, NH 03882

  • The Lords Hill Meeting House


    57 Plantation Road, Effingham, NH 03882

  • Wright House Property Nfp


    133 W Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton Township, Kansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Benton Township, Kansas.

Area Features of Benton Township, Kansas


Airport


(1) Strafuss Airport  

Building


(1) Atchison County Rescue Services   (2) Atchison County Rural Fire District 2 - Effingham   (3) Effingham City Fire Department   (4) Effingham City Hall   (5) Effingham Community Library  

Cemetery


(1) Earnst Cemetery   (2) Effingham Cemetery   (3) Neill Cemetery   (4) Pleasant Grove Cemetery   (5) Saint Anns Catholic Cemetery  

Church


(1) Effingham Union Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Effingham   (2) Township Of Benton   (3) Township Of Jefferson Historical   (4) Township Of Kapioma  

Locale


(1) Atchison County Fairgrounds   (2) Effingham Sewer Treatment Plant   (3) Jackson Farmers Grain Elevator Number 3  

Populated Place


(1) Arrington   (2) Effingham  

Post Office


(1) Effingham Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Figge Lake  

School


(1) Atchison County Community Elementary School   (2) Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School   (3) Atchison County Community Schools - District Office   (4) Effingham Elementary School   (5) Prairie View School Historical   (6) Sunny Grove School  

Stream


(1) Elk Creek   (2) Nebo Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton Township, Kansas

66023 (pop. 1,240)


Cities Nearby Benton Township, Kansas

Effingham City, KS  (pop. 601) 1.2 Miles
Center Township, KS  (pop. 707) 6.2 Miles
Lancaster City, KS  (pop. 317) 6.6 Miles
Kapioma Township, KS  (pop. 200) 6.8 Miles
Nortonville City, KS  (pop. 800) 6.9 Miles
Muscotah City, KS  (pop. 252) 7.5 Miles
Lancaster Township, KS  (pop. 897) 7.8 Miles
Grasshopper Township, KS  (pop. 648) 8.0 Miles
Norton Township, KS  (pop. 1,016) 8.2 Miles
Huron City, KS  (pop. 48) 9.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton Township, Kansas

913



Elevation in Benton Township, Kansas is 988.0 ft. (301.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton Township, Kansas

Lat: 39.505602 N        Long: -95.393580 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benton Township, Kansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Kansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89
  Total Electric Industry 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton Township, Kansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 37   (7.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 58   (11.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 104   (21.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 125   (25.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 32   (6.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 38   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 293

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 28

In 3-person carpool : 2

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 25

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 57

5 to 9 minutes : 24

10 to 14 minutes : 13

15 to 19 minutes : 45

20 to 24 minutes : 43

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 52

35 to 39 minutes : 4

40 to 44 minutes : 2

45 to 59 minutes : 54

60 to 89 minutes : 32

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Township, Kansas)

With Social Security income : 160

No Social Security income : 208


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Benton Township, Kansas)

With retirement income : 73

No retirement income : 295


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $74,999 : 19

$75,000 to $99,999 : 47

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,083


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Kansas

  • KLWN (1320 AM; 0.5 kW; Lawrence, KS; Owner: Great Plains Media, Inc.)
  • KAIR (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; De Kalb, MO; Owner: Knza Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Benton Township, Kansas

  • KNZA (103.9 FM; Whiting, KS; Owner: Knza, Inc.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; Severance, KS; Owner: Eagle Communications, Inc.)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; Mc Louth, KS; Owner: Kansas City Trust, Llc, Trustee)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; Lawrence, KS; Owner: Family Life Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KJCV (89.7 FM; Severance, KS; Owner: Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KJHK (90.7 FM; Lawrence, KS; Owner: The University Of Kansas)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; Lawrence, KS; Owner: University Of Kansas)
  • KSRD (91.9 FM; Severance, KS; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; Huron, KS; Owner: Knza Inc.)
  • KDVB (96.9 FM; Muscotah, KS; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Benton Township, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 90  (34.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (3.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 39  (14.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 44  (16.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 104  (37.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (20.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 90  (32.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 90 Farms In Benton Township, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton Township, Kansas

Exchange National Bank & Trust Co. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $378.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 10

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton Township, Kansas

  • Hiawatha Municipal


    (about 26.6 miles in Hiawatha, Kansas; Airport Code: HIA)

  • Hiawatha Municipal


    (about 26.6 miles in Hiawatha, Kansas; Airport Code: KS3)

  • Sherman AAF


    (about 27.3 miles in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Airport Code: FLV)

  • Rosecrans Memorial


    (about 31.8 miles in Elwood, Kansas; Airport Code: STJ)

  • Philip Billard Municipal


    (about 32.5 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TOP)

  • Lawrence Municipal


    (about 35.6 miles in Lawrence, Kansas; Airport Code: LWC)

  • Allen Air Park


    (about 38.5 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TPB)

  • Kansas City International


    (about 39.0 miles in Kansas City, Missouri; Airport Code: MCI)

  • Forbes AFB


    (about 40.8 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)

  • Forbes Field


    (about 41.0 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton Township, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.53%

Carpooled

10.92%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.64%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

7.91%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benton Township, Kansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 224

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 18

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 124

Householder not living alone : 2


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 368


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 208

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 59

Renter-occupied housing units : 67


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 49

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 to $99,999 : 47

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Total : 419


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Occupied : 368

Vacant : 51


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 2

Built 2000 to 2004 : 40

Built 1990 to 1999 : 18

Built 1980 to 1989 : 13

Built 1970 to 1979 : 60

Built 1960 to 1969 : 31

Built 1950 to 1959 : 33

Built 1940 to 1949 : 28

Built 1939 or earlier : 194


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Utility gas : 227

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 26

Electricity : 71

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 44

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 37

$80,000 to $89,999 : 14

$90,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $174,999 : 11

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 15

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 2

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 4

Home equity loan only : 8

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 129

Housing units without a mortgage : 144


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton Township, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $139,100

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $78,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $70,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $58,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton Township, Kansas: 72.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Benton Township, Kansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 3 3 $225,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $225,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $191,442
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $191,442
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $40,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $40,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $61,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $61,000
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $28,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $28,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton Township, KS): $38,654
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton Township): $55,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton Township): $348
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton Township, Kansas

Utility Gas: 51.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 29.0%
Electricity: 10.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Benton Township, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton Township, Kansas

Atchison Hospital Hh Care Serv


     Address: 1301 N Second Street, Atchison, Kansas 66002
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/6/1987

Holton Community Hospital Hha


     Address: 1110 Columbine Drive, Holton, Kansas 66436
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/9/1994

Jefferson County Home Health Agency


     Address: 1212 Walnut Street- Us Highway 59, Oskaloosa, Kansas 66066
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/1/1967

Meriden Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 7210 K-4 Hwy Suite C, Meriden, Kansas 66512
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/12/1996

Northeast Kansas Multi County Hha


     Address: 800 Oregon Street Suite D, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/7/1972

Hospitals Close To Benton Township, Kansas

Atchison Hospital


     Address: 1301 North Second Street, Atchison, Kansas 66002
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Holton Community Hospital


     Address: 1110 Columbine Dr, Holton, Kansas 66436
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Saint John Hospital


     Address: 3500 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cushing Memorial Hospital


     Address: 711 Marshall Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hiawatha Community Hospital


     Address: 300 Utah Street, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Benton Township, Kansas

Village Villa


     Address: Po Box 346, Nortonville, Kansas 66060
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 27
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Medicalodges Atchison


     Address: 1637 Riley St, Atchison, Kansas 66002
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Country Care Inc


     Address: 515 Dawson, Easton, Kansas 66020
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Medicalodges Jackson County


     Address: 1121 W 7th St, Holton, Kansas 66436
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 65
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Hickory Pointe Care & Rehab Ce


     Address: 700 Cherokee Po Box 307, Oskaloosa, Kansas 66066
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 75%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton Township, Kansas

Name: NPPD
Address: PO Box 98; Brownville, NE 68321
Distance: 64 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton Township, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 170
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Atchison County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.51%
  • Other 1.65%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Benton Township, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Atchison County, KS

6.11 % of Atchison County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,636

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Atchison County, KS (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Buchanan County , MO 0.49 % ($22,586 AGI )
  • Leavenworth County , KS 0.42 % ($27,720 AGI )
  • Brown County , KS 0.37 % ($22,364 AGI )

Relocation away from Atchison County, KS

6.33 % of Atchison County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,476

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Atchison County, KS (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Buchanan County , MO 0.59 % ($24,486 AGI )
  • Leavenworth County , KS 0.52 % ($26,323 AGI )
  • Johnson County , KS 0.41 % ($33,083 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Kansas

Low Bracket: $15,000 (3.50%)
High Bracket: $30,000 (6.45%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Kansas

5.30%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benton Township, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Benton Township, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/06/2007, 03:18 am 0 0 $50K --
05/06/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $400K --
         
Hail        
07/01/1997, 04:40 am 0 0 $100K $100K
07/01/1997, 04:25 am 0 0 $2K --
07/01/1997, 04:15 am 0 0 $40K $750K
07/01/1997, 04:00 am 0 0 $40K --
         
Lightning        
08/07/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/16/2001, 06:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/26/2000, 08:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/13/2000, 05:50 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/05/1999, 12:55 pm 0 0 $150K --
05/07/1997, 04:15 pm 0 0 $40K --
03/24/1996, 02:30 pm 0 0 $80K --
06/07/1984, 04:15 pm 0 4 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Benton Township, Kansas directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Kansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,563 3,981 4,791 5,911 11,617 9,677 6,047 6,275 7,409 7,923


(updated 2014)



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