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Demographics Analysis

The people of Downs 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
(Downs City, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 9 years : 21

10 to 14 years : 18

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 44

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 12

30 to 34 years : 15

35 to 39 years : 23

40 to 44 years : 15

45 to 49 years : 21

50 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 11

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 18

85 years and over : 35

Female:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 9 years : 13

10 to 14 years : 23

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 2

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 8

40 to 44 years : 14

45 to 49 years : 34

50 to 54 years : 42

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 15

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 34

85 years and over : 88


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Downs City, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 571

Multiple ancestry : 224

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 4

Ancestry not reported : 116


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 901

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Downs City, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 91

18 to 24 years : 70

25 to 34 years : 68

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 157

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 25

65 to 74 years : 99

75 years and over : 217

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 67

18 to 24 years : 57

25 to 34 years : 49

35 to 44 years : 33

45 to 54 years : 113

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 71

75 years and over : 159

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 41

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 56

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 : 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

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 : 3

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Downs City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 348

Female : 321

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 92

Female : 140

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 1

Female : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Downs City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 645

Born in other state in the United States : 221

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 62

Now married, except separated : 380

Divorced : 55

Separated : 0

Widowed : 77

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 129

Divorced : 21

Separated : 0

Widowed : 45

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 870

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Downs City, Kansas

  • German: 393   (36.7%)
  • United States Or American: 216   (20.2%)
  • Irish: 106   (9.9%)
  • English: 99   (9.3%)
  • Dutch: 73   (6.8%)
  • Other Groups: 44   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 36   (3.4%)
  • Swedish: 18   (1.7%)
  • Swiss: 15   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (1.1%)
  • Russian: 12   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 10   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 10   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Downs City, Kansas is 915



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Downs City, Kansas: 444
Female Population in Downs City, Kansas: 471


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Downs City, Kansas: 52.3
Median Female Resident Age in Downs City, Kansas: 57.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Downs City, Kansas


White


Both sexes

50.0

Male

49.1

Female

50.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

47.5

Male

0.0

Female

47.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.5

Male

36.5

Female

32.5

Asian


Both sexes

28.5

Male

54.5

Female

27.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

32.5

Male

46.5

Female

5.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.0

Male

30.5

Female

21.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.1

Male

49.2

Female

50.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Downs City, Kansas


  • White: 877
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 5
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 17
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 13



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (2.72%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (7.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.11%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (1.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (3.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (4.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 121   (36.56%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (7.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 48   (14.5%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (2.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 38   (11.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (3.02%)
  • 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: 38   (9.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (5.66%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (3.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 136   (34.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 41   (10.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 51   (13.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (5.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 48   (12.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.06%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.51%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Lakeside Elem At Downs


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: P O Box 247, Downs, KS 67437, Phone: (785) 454-3344, Students: 51 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Downs City, Kansas

  • Lakeside High School At Downs


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 247, Downs, KS 67437, Phone: (785) 454-3332, Students: 151 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Downs City, Kansas

  • Downs Carnegie Library


    504 Morgan Ave, Downs, KS 67437

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Downs City, Kansas


  • Downs Historical Society


    714 Railroad St, Downs, KS 67437

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Downs City, Kansas


Airport


(1) Griffith Field  

Building


(1) Downs Carnegie Library   (2) Downs City Hall   (3) Downs Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Corinth Cemetery   (2) Downs Cemetery   (3) Iowa Cemetery   (4) Oakdale Cemetery   (5) Rose Valley Cemetery   (6) South Solomon Cemetery  

Church


(1) Downs Seventh Day Adventist Church   (2) Downs United Methodist Church   (3) First Christian Church   (4) Lighthouse Community Church   (5) Rose Valley United Methodist Church   (6) Saint Mary S Catholic Church   (7) Zion Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Downs   (2) Township Of Corinth   (3) Township Of Ross  

Locale


(1) Downs Golf Course   (2) Downs Wastewater Treatment Facility   (3) Midway Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 6   (4) Midway Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 7   (5) Orange Historical   (6) Scoular Company Grain Elevator Number 3  

Populated Place


(1) Corinth   (2) Downs   (3) Forney  

Post Office


(1) Downs Post Office  

School


(1) Cottonwood School   (2) Downs High School   (3) Lakeside Elementary School - Downs   (4) Lakeside High School   (5) Pleasant Ridge School  

Stream


(1) Carr Creek   (2) Center Twin Creek   (3) Dry Creek   (4) East Twin Creek   (5) Elm Creek   (6) Indian Creek   (7) Twelvemile Creek   (8) Twin Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Downs City, Kansas

67437 (pop. 1,296)


Cities Nearby Downs City, Kansas

Downs City, KS  (pop. 915) 0.0 Miles
Corinth Township, KS  (pop. 95) 5.3 Miles
Cawker City City, KS  (pop. 588) 5.9 Miles
Cawker Township, KS  (pop. 679) 5.9 Miles
Bethany Township, KS  (pop. 157) 6.8 Miles
Carr Creek Township, KS  (pop. 31) 6.9 Miles
Penn Township, KS  (pop. 30) 7.8 Miles
Erving Township, KS  (pop. 67) 8.9 Miles
Portis City, KS  (pop. 139) 8.9 Miles
Osborne City, KS  (pop. 1,397) 9.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Downs City, Kansas

785



Elevation in Downs City, Kansas is 1,496.0 ft. (456.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Downs City, Kansas

Lat: 39.503305 N        Long: -98.543500 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 19   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 21   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 23   (5.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 22   (4.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 21   (4.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 48   (10.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 93   (20.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 98   (21.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (5.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 22   (4.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 28   (6.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Downs City, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 337

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 38

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 8

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 1

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 : 4

Walked : 13

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 16


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Downs City, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 91

5 to 9 minutes : 83

10 to 14 minutes : 19

15 to 19 minutes : 113

20 to 24 minutes : 41

25 to 29 minutes : 11

30 to 34 minutes : 28

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 3

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 5

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 176

No Social Security income : 235


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 68

No retirement income : 343


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Downs City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 17

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 14

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,286


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Downs City, Kansas

  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2.3 kW; Beloit, KS; Owner: Mcgrath Publishing Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Downs City, Kansas

  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; Beloit, KS; Owner: Mcgrath Publishing Company)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Beloit, KS; Owner: Harvest Time Apostolic Ministries)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Beloit, KS; Owner: Harvest Time Apostolic Ministries)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Tipton, KS; Owner: Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; Glen Elder, KS; Owner: Dierking Communications, Inc.)
  • KZDY (96.3 FM; Glen Elder, KS; Owner: Waconda Broadcasting Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Downs City, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 59  (22.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 20  (7.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 43  (16.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (4.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (20.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 52  (24.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 68  (32.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 71  (33.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 115 Farms In Downs City, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Downs City, Kansas

Downs Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $17.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

State Bank Of Downs - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $82.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Downs City, Kansas

  • Russell Municipal


    (about 45.9 miles in Russell, Kansas; Airport Code: RSL)

  • Blosser Municipal


    (about 47.6 miles in Ames, Kansas; Airport Code: CNK)

  • Hays Municipal


    (about 59.9 miles in Antonino, Kansas; Airport Code: HYS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Downs City, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.96%

Carpooled

5.65%

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

4.35%

Other Means

0.22%

Worked At Home

2.83%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 235

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 9

Female householder, no husband present : 24

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 140

Householder not living alone : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 3

All other households : 405


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Downs City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 198

Renter-occupied housing units : 37

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 100

Renter-occupied housing units : 43


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Downs City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 39

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 47

$40,000 to $44,999 : 21

$45,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $74,999 : 14

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Downs City, Kansas)

Total : 513


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Downs City, Kansas)

Occupied : 411

Vacant : 102


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Downs City, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Downs City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 2

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 14

Built 1980 to 1989 : 30

Built 1970 to 1979 : 99

Built 1960 to 1969 : 71

Built 1950 to 1959 : 48

Built 1940 to 1949 : 26

Built 1939 or earlier : 223


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Downs City, Kansas)

Utility gas : 362

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 11

Electricity : 29

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 4

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 2


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Downs City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 40

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 35

$80,000 to $89,999 : 20

$90,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 3

$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
(Downs 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 : 4

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 111

Housing units without a mortgage : 198


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $56,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $78,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $74,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $33,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $40,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $25,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Downs City, Kansas: 56.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Downs City, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Downs City, 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 $210,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $210,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $595,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $595,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $20,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $20,000
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 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
2004        
  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
2005        
  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
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $250,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Downs City, KS): $24,808
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Downs City): $32,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Downs City): $313
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Downs City, Kansas

Utility Gas: 93.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.5%
Electricity: 2.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(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 Downs City, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Downs City, Kansas

House Calls Unlimited


     Address: 709 Commercial, Downs, Kansas 67437
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/26/1997

North Central Kansas Hha


     Address: 310 West 8th Street, Beloit, Kansas 67420
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 2/1/1979

Mid America Health Care


     Address: 922 North 5th, Lincoln, Kansas 67455
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/21/1994

Rooks County Home Health Agency


     Address: 426 Main, Stockton, Kansas 67669
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/1/1980

Brodstone Memorial Home Health


     Address: 530 East 11th Street, Superior, Nebraska 68978
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/18/1995

Hospitals Close To Downs City, Kansas

Osborne County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 424 W New Hampshire, Osborne, Kansas 67473
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems


     Address: 400 W 8th Street P O Box 399, Beloit, Kansas 67420
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Smith County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 614 S Main Street, Smith Center, Kansas 66967
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Brodstone Memorial Hosp


     Address: "p O Box 187, 520 East 10th St", Superior, Nebraska 68978
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Webster County Community Hospital


     Address: "p O Box 465, 6th And Franklin Sts", Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Downs City, Kansas

Golden Livingcenter - Downs


     Address: 1218 Kansas St, Downs, Kansas 67437
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 34
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Parkview Care Center


     Address: 811 N 1st St, Osborne, Kansas 67473
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home


     Address: 815 N Independence Ave Po Box 467, Beloit, Kansas 67420
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Golden Livingcenter - Lucas


     Address: 414 N Main Po Box 68, Lucas, Kansas 67648
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Deseret Nursing & Rehabilitation At Smith Cent


     Address: 117 W 1st St #369, Smith Center, Kansas 66967
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 27
     Percent Occupied: 68%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Downs City, Kansas

Name: NPPD
Address: PO Box 98; Brownville, NE 68321
Distance: 162 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Downs City, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 235
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Osborne County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 21.88%
  • Bush & Cheney 76.48%
  • Other 1.63%



(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 Downs City, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Osborne County, KS

5.53 % of Osborne County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,125

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Osborne County, KS

7.10 % of Osborne 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 $30,209

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Mitchell County , KS 0.68 % ($22,364 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 Downs City, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Downs City, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Hail        
05/31/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K $100K
05/08/2006, 05:22 pm 0 0 $10K $200K
07/07/2004, 04:12 pm 0 0 $100K $300K
05/29/2004, 07:59 pm 0 0 -- $100K
06/15/2002, 12:55 pm 0 0 -- $400K
06/08/1998, 05:08 pm 0 0 $10K $150K
09/08/1997, 08:55 pm 0 0 $40K $200K
06/06/1996, 04:00 am 0 0 $50K $2M
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/31/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K $150K
05/26/2006, 07:25 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/04/2004, 10:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
09/10/2003, 04:52 pm 0 0 $100K --
08/11/2002, 10:10 pm 0 0 $75K --
05/26/2002, 09:00 pm 0 0 $50K $1M
07/18/2001, 09:45 pm 0 0 $25K $2M
06/04/1999, 11:25 pm 0 0 $65K --
06/01/1999, 12:41 am 0 0 $50K $100K
05/15/1998, 09:16 am 0 0 $10K --
05/15/1998, 01:15 am 0 0 $45K --
09/08/1997, 09:10 pm 0 0 $80K $200K
06/11/1997, 08:05 pm 0 0 -- $50K
01/01/1910, 12:00 am 0 0 $15K $200K
         





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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 Downs 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)



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