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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dighton City, 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
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 62

15 to 17 years : 29

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 1

25 to 29 years : 60

30 to 34 years : 29

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 51

45 to 49 years : 27

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 14

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 9 years : 28

10 to 14 years : 15

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 20

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 27

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 12

50 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 37

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 10

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 47

75 to 79 years : 31

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 34


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 407

Multiple ancestry : 302

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 251


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dighton City, Kansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 957

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 : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 165

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 154

35 to 44 years : 113

45 to 54 years : 75

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 125

75 years and over : 130

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 62

5 to 17 years : 103

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 100

35 to 44 years : 91

45 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 99

75 years and over : 117

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 62

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 13

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 : 3

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
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 391

Female : 329

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 111

Female : 126

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 704

Born in other state in the United States : 207

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 83

Now married, except separated : 366

Divorced : 76

Separated : 9

Widowed : 42

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 109

Divorced : 18

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

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 : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 869

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dighton City, Kansas

  • German: 385   (33.6%)
  • English: 188   (16.4%)
  • Irish: 151   (13.2%)
  • Other Groups: 121   (10.5%)
  • United States Or American: 99   (8.6%)
  • Dutch: 28   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (2.3%)
  • Russian: 22   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 19   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 18   (1.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 14   (1.2%)
  • European: 13   (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 11   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 6   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.3%)
  • New Zealander: 3   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dighton City, Kansas is 960



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dighton City, Kansas: 502
Female Population in Dighton City, Kansas: 458


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dighton City, Kansas: 37.3
Median Female Resident Age in Dighton City, Kansas: 46.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dighton City, Kansas


White


Both sexes

47.1

Male

45.0

Female

49.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.5

Male

51.5

Female

14.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

51.5

Male

60.5

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

42.5

Female

38.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

5.5

Male

5.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.8

Male

16.5

Female

14.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

15.0

Male

16.0

Female

15.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.8

Male

45.7

Female

50.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Dighton City, Kansas


  • White: 914
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 37
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 9



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dighton City, Kansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (5.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (0.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (1.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 137   (33.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 35   (8.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 85   (20.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 25   (6.11%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 58   (14.18%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (4.65%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (2.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (4.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (1.62%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (2.42%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 172   (34.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 49   (9.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 87   (17.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (7.68%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 65   (13.13%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (2.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dighton City, Kansas

  • Dighton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Box 878, Dighton, KS 67839, Phone: (620) 397-2835, Students: 272 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Dighton City, Kansas

  • Dighton Elem


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 1029, Dighton, KS 67839, Phone: (620) 397-5319, Students: 151 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dighton City, Kansas

  • Dighton High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 939, Dighton, KS 67839, Phone: (620) 397-5333, Students: 121 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Dighton City, Kansas

  • Dighton/lane County Library


    144 South Lane, Dighton, KS 67839

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dighton City, Kansas


  • International Museum Of Military History


    707 Brook St, Dighton, MA 02715

  • Lane County Historical Society


    Po Box 821, Dighton, KS 67839

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dighton City, 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 Dighton City, Kansas.

Area Features of Dighton City, Kansas


Airport


(1) Dighton Airport  

Building


(1) Dighton City Hall   (2) Dighton City Police Department   (3) Dighton Fire Station Number 1   (4) Lane County Courthouse   (5) Lane County Emergency Medical Services   (6) Lane County Health Department   (7) Lane County Historical Museum   (8) Lane County Jail   (9) Lane County Library   (10) Lane County Public Works   (11) Lane County Rural Fire Department 1   (12) Lane County Rural Fire Department Alamota Station   (13) Lane County Rural Fire Department Shields Station   (14) Lane County Sheriff S Office  

Cemetery


(1) Dighton Cemetery   (2) Garfield Cemetery   (3) Shields Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bible Fellowship Church   (2) Dighton United Methodist Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Christian Church   (5) Saint Theresa Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Dighton   (2) Lane County   (3) Township Of Alamota   (4) Township Of Cleveland Historical   (5) Township Of Spring Creek Historical   (6) Township Of Wilson  

Dam


(1) Lane County State Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Lane County Hospital  

Locale


(1) Dighton Wastewater Treatment Facility   (2) Lane County Country Club   (3) Lane County Fairgrounds   (4) Petersburgh Historical   (5) Toogana Historical  

Park


(1) Lane Wildlife Area  

Populated Place


(1) Alamota   (2) Dighton   (3) Shields  

Post Office


(1) Dighton Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lane County State Lake  

School


(1) Dighton Grade School   (2) Dighton High School   (3) Lincoln Grade School   (4) Shields Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Buffalo Creek   (2) North Fork Middle Fork Walnut Creek  

Well


(1) Dighton City Wells  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dighton City, Kansas

67839 (pop. 1,773)


Cities Nearby Dighton City, Kansas

Dighton Township, KS  (pop. 1,178) 2.7 Miles
Alamota Township, KS  (pop. 85) 8.7 Miles
White Rock Township, KS  (pop. 35) 12.5 Miles
Keystone Township, KS  (pop. 23) 15.6 Miles
Eden Township, KS  (pop. 30) 17.2 Miles
Utica City, KS  (pop. 155) 19.5 Miles
Michigan Township, KS  (pop. 26) 20.4 Miles
Jerome Township, KS  (pop. 115) 22.1 Miles
Johnson Township, KS  (pop. 40) 23.5 Miles
Scott City City, KS  (pop. 3,835) 23.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dighton City, Kansas

620



Elevation in Dighton City, Kansas is 2,789.0 ft. (850.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dighton City, Kansas

Lat: 38.481506 N        Long: -100.464893 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Dighton City, 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 Dighton City, Kansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 13   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 14   (2.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 28   (5.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 76   (13.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 85   (15.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 151   (27.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 73   (13.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 40   (7.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (4.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 18   (3.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (2.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 352

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 44

In 3-person carpool : 12

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 : 10

Walked : 22

Other means : 21

Worked at home : 33


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 176

5 to 9 minutes : 81

10 to 14 minutes : 89

15 to 19 minutes : 29

20 to 24 minutes : 20

25 to 29 minutes : 20

30 to 34 minutes : 23

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 5


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dighton City, Kansas)

With Social Security income : 167

No Social Security income : 287


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dighton City, Kansas)

With retirement income : 75

No retirement income : 379


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,150


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dighton City, Kansas

  • KYUL (1310 AM; 0.5 kW; Friend, KS; Owner: Steckline Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Dighton City, Kansas

  • NEW (88.5 FM; Friend, KS; Owner: Great Plains Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • KSKL (94.5 FM; Friend, KS; Owner: Western Kansas Wireless, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Dighton City, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 86  (26.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (7.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 34  (10.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 31  (9.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 77  (23.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 75  (29.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 60  (23.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 106  (41.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 209 Farms In Dighton City, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dighton City, Kansas

The First National Bank Of Dighton - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dighton City, Kansas

  • Garden City Regional


    (about 40.8 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Garden City Municipal


    (about 40.8 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Cimarron Municipal


    (about 45.4 miles in Cimarron, Kansas; Airport Code: UXS)

  • Dodge City Regional


    (about 56.7 miles in Dodge City, Kansas; Airport Code: DDC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dighton City, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.76%

Carpooled

11.36%

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

5.16%

Other Means

2.24%

Worked At Home

4.48%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dighton City, 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
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 224

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 14

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 195

Householder not living alone : 4


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 448


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 181

Renter-occupied housing units : 43

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 138

Renter-occupied housing units : 61


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 54

$10,000 to $14,999 : 42

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 56

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 35

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 37

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Total : 629


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Occupied : 454

Vacant : 175


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 54

Built 1980 to 1989 : 42

Built 1970 to 1979 : 74

Built 1960 to 1969 : 89

Built 1950 to 1959 : 115

Built 1940 to 1949 : 69

Built 1939 or earlier : 186


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Utility gas : 367

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 3

Electricity : 68

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 50

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $69,999 : 5

$70,000 to $79,999 : 30

$80,000 to $89,999 : 22

$90,000 to $99,999 : 12

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$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
(Dighton City, 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 126

Housing units without a mortgage : 192


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dighton City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $29,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $30,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $71,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $51,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $39,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $42,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $31,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dighton City, Kansas: 55.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Dighton City, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Dighton City, KS): $33,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dighton City): $41,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dighton City): $363
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dighton City, Kansas

Utility Gas: 90.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 8.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Dighton City, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dighton City, Kansas

Ness Co Hospital Home Care Services


     Address: 312 E Custer, Ness City, Kansas 67560
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 12/5/1994

Gove County Medical Center Hha


     Address: 520 West Fifth Street, Quinter, Kansas 67752
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/14/1984

Trego County Home Health


     Address: 320 N 13th Street, Wakeeney, Kansas 67672
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/9/1995

St Catherine Home Health


     Address: 602 N 6th St, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 10/7/1996

Sunshine Nursing Agency


     Address: 2718 N Cummings Rd Suite E, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/24/1988

Hospitals Close To Dighton City, Kansas

Ness County Hospital District #2


     Address: 312 Custer Street, Ness City, Kansas 67560
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Hodgeman County Health Center


     Address: 809 Bramley Po Box 310, Jetmore, Kansas 67854
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Grisell Memorial Hospital District #1


     Address: 210 South Vermont Avenue, Ransom, Kansas 67572
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Catherine Hospital


     Address: 401 East Spruce, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Sheridan County Hospital


     Address: 826 18th Street, Hoxie, Kansas 67740
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Dighton City, Kansas

Garden Valley Retirement Villa


     Address: 1505 E Spruce St, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 63%

The Homestead Health & Rehab Center


     Address: 2308 N 3rd Po Box 955, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Good Samaritan Society - Dodge City


     Address: 501 W Beeson Rd, Dodge City, Kansas 67801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Manor Of The Plains


     Address: 200 Campus Dr, Dodge City, Kansas 67801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Trinity Manor


     Address: 510 W Frontview St, Dodge City, Kansas 67801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dighton City, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 256 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dighton City, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 245
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Lane County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 17.85%
  • Bush & Cheney 81.16%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Dighton City, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Lane County, KS

4.16 % of Lane County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,759

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Lane County, KS

6.05 % of Lane 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 $28,977

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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


(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 Dighton City, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

























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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 Dighton City, 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)



Jails in Dighton City, Kansas


  • Lane County Jail


    144 South Lane Street, Dighton, KS 67839
    Capacity: 6
    Confined: 2
    Avg. Population: 1


(updated 2006)



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