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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chase County, 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
(Chase County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 102

15 to 17 years : 87

18 and 19 years : 95

20 years : 8

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 63

30 to 34 years : 68

35 to 39 years : 115

40 to 44 years : 75

45 to 49 years : 111

50 to 54 years : 109

55 to 59 years : 77

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 69

65 and 66 years : 28

67 to 69 years : 49

70 to 74 years : 43

75 to 79 years : 35

80 to 84 years : 34

85 years and over : 37

Female:

Under 5 years : 136

5 to 9 years : 112

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 96

30 to 34 years : 45

35 to 39 years : 92

40 to 44 years : 100

45 to 49 years : 102

50 to 54 years : 113

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 76

65 and 66 years : 56

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 41

75 to 79 years : 77

80 to 84 years : 38

85 years and over : 55


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chase County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,061

Multiple ancestry : 1,232

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 24

Ancestry not reported : 563


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Chase County, Kansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,772

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 45

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 12

Not a U.S. citizen : 51


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chase County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 17 years : 560

18 to 24 years : 151

25 to 34 years : 272

35 to 44 years : 382

45 to 54 years : 435

55 to 59 years : 159

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 145

65 to 74 years : 246

75 years and over : 276

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 17 years : 443

18 to 24 years : 142

25 to 34 years : 168

35 to 44 years : 283

45 to 54 years : 347

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 84

65 to 74 years : 146

75 years and over : 237

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 117

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 50

35 to 44 years : 74

45 to 54 years : 80

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 96

75 years and over : 31

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 24

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 : 39

35 to 44 years : 1

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chase County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,047

Female : 1,119

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 323

Female : 283

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 24

Female : 21

Foreign born:

Male : 36

Female : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chase County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 2,128

Born in other state in the United States : 552

Native: born outside the United States : 45

Foreign born : 59


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Chase County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 313

Now married, except separated : 983

Divorced : 173

Separated : 21

Widowed : 141

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 66

Now married, except separated : 373

Divorced : 53

Separated : 6

Widowed : 33

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 23

Divorced : 1

Separated : 1

Widowed : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,584

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 59

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chase County, Kansas

  • German: 842   (27.5%)
  • United States Or American: 490   (16.0%)
  • English: 408   (13.3%)
  • Irish: 372   (12.1%)
  • Other Groups: 224   (7.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 135   (4.4%)
  • Scottish: 72   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 69   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 65   (2.1%)
  • Welsh: 52   (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 42   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 38   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (1.2%)
  • Czech: 32   (1.0%)
  • Polish: 32   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 31   (1.0%)
  • Swiss: 31   (1.0%)
  • European: 28   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 11   (0.4%)
  • British: 10   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 4   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chase County, Kansas is 2,880



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chase County, Kansas: 1,430
Female Population in Chase County, Kansas: 1,450


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chase County, Kansas: 39.6
Median Female Resident Age in Chase County, Kansas: 43.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chase County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

46.5

Male

44.8

Female

48.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.0

Male

31.8

Female

74.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

8.0

Male

9.5

Female

7.5

Asian


Both sexes

46.3

Male

44.0

Female

46.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

27.5

Male

33.5

Female

15.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

24.5

Male

33.5

Female

12.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.0

Male

29.8

Female

30.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.1

Male

45.8

Female

48.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Chase County, Kansas


  • White: 2,784
  • African American: 6
  • American Indian: 13
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 11
  • Two or More Races: 62



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Chase County, Kansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (0.79%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 41   (4.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (1.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (2.06%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (1.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (2.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 434   (42.63%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 91   (8.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 148   (14.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 35   (3.44%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 133   (13.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (2.55%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (1.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.49%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (1.03%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 35   (3.29%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (2.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (2.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (1.6%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 393   (36.97%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 82   (7.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 182   (17.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 40   (3.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 170   (15.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 50   (4.7%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.38%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Chase County, Kansas

  • Chase County


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 569, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845, Phone: (620) 273-6303, Students: 481 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Chase County, Kansas

  • Chase Co Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: P.o. Box 370, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845, Phone: (620) 273-6396, Students: 177 )

  • Chase Co Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: P.o. Box 279, Strong City, KS 66869, Phone: (620) 273-6676, Students: 143 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Chase County, Kansas

  • Chase County High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 400, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845, Phone: (620) 273-6354, Students: 161 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Chase County, Kansas

  • Cottonwood Falls/burnley Memorial


    405 N. Oak, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Chase County, Kansas


  • Roniger Memorial Museum


    315 Union St, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845

  • Z Bar-spring Hill Ranch


    Route 1, Strong City, KS 66869

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Chase County, 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 Chase County, Kansas.

Area Features of Chase County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Cottonwood Falls Airport   (2) Dexter Field   (3) Harold K Wells Airport  

Building


(1) Burnley Memorial Library   (2) Chase County Chamber Of Commerce   (3) Chase County Courthouse   (4) Chase County Emergency Medical Services   (5) Chase County Health Department   (6) Chase County Historical Society Library   (7) Chase County Historical Society Museum   (8) Chase County Jail   (9) Chase County Rural Fire Department Cedar Point Station   (10) Chase County Rural Fire Department Elmdale Station   (11) Chase County Rural Fire Department Matfield Green Station   (12) Chase County Rural Fire Department Saffordville Station   (13) Chase County Rural Fire Department Strong City Station   (14) Chase County Senior Center   (15) Chase County Sheriff S Office   (16) Cottonwood Falls Fire Department   (17) Cottonwood Falls Municipal Building   (18) Roniger Memorial Museum   (19) Strong City Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Bazaar Cemetery   (2) Cedar Point Cemetery   (3) Drinkwater Cemetery   (4) Elk Cemetery   (5) Elmdale Cemetery   (6) High Prairie Cemetery   (7) Homestead Cemetery   (8) Matfield Green Cemetery   (9) Miller Cemetery   (10) Montgomery Cemetery   (11) Prairie Grove Cemetery   (12) Saint Anthony Cemetery   (13) Simmons Cemetery   (14) Strong Township Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bazaar United Methodist Church   (2) Cedar Point Community Church   (3) Cottonwood Falls United Methodist Church   (4) Elmdale United Methodist Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) First Presbyterian Church   (7) Flint Hills Community Church   (8) Grace Lutheran Church   (9) Immanuel Church Historical   (10) Saint Anthony S Catholic Church   (11) Strong City United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Chase County   (2) City Of Cedar Point   (3) City Of Cottonwood Falls   (4) City Of Elmdale   (5) City Of Matfield Green   (6) City Of Strong City   (7) Township Of Bazaar   (8) Township Of Cottonwood   (9) Township Of Diamond Creek   (10) Township Of Falls   (11) Township Of Matfield   (12) Township Of Salem   (13) Township Of Strong   (14) Township Of Toledo  

Dam


(1) Chase County State Lake Dam  

Locale


(1) Camp Wood   (2) Cottonwood Falls Wastewater Treatment Facility   (3) Elmdale Wastewater Plant   (4) Flying W Ranch   (5) Matfield Green Service Facility   (6) Rural   (7) Spirit Winds Ranch   (8) Strong City Wastewater Treatment Plant   (9) Thurman Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Browning Oil Field   (2) Davis Gas Field   (3) Scott Oil Field   (4) Teter Oil Field  

Park


(1) Chase State Fishing Lake And Wildlife Area   (2) Flint Hills Rodeo Grounds   (3) Swope Park   (4) Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve  

Pillar


(1) Knute Rockne Memorial Monument  

Populated Place


(1) Bazaar   (2) Cedar Point   (3) Clements   (4) Cottonwood Falls   (5) Ellinor   (6) Elmdale   (7) Gladstone   (8) Hymer   (9) Kenbro   (10) Matfield Green   (11) Neva   (12) Rockland   (13) Saffordville   (14) Strong City   (15) Teterville  

Post Office


(1) Cedar Point Post Office   (2) Cottonwood Falls Post Office   (3) Elmdale Post Office   (4) Strong City Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Cedar Point Lake   (2) Chase County State Lake   (3) Cities Service Lake  

School


(1) Bruno Creek School Historical   (2) Chase County Elementary School   (3) Chase County Junior Senior High School   (4) Chase County Middle School   (5) Clements School  

Spring


(1) Robinson Spring  

Stream


(1) Baker Creek   (2) Bloody Creek   (3) Bruno Creek   (4) Buck Creek   (5) Bull Creek   (6) Camp Creek   (7) Cedar Creek   (8) Collett Creek   (9) Coon Creek   (10) Corn Creek   (11) Coyne Branch   (12) Crocker Creek   (13) Den Creek   (14) Diamond Creek   (15) East Branch Sharpes Creek   (16) Folsom Creek   (17) Fox Creek   (18) French Creek   (19) Gannon Creek   (20) Gould Creek   (21) Holmes Creek   (22) Indian Creek   (23) Jack Creek   (24) Kirk Creek   (25) Little Bloody Creek   (26) Little Cedar Creek   (27) Mercer Creek   (28) Middle Creek   (29) Mulvane Creek   (30) Nickel Creek   (31) Norton Creek   (32) Palmer Creek   (33) Peyton Creek   (34) Prather Creek   (35) Rock Creek   (36) Schaffer Creek   (37) Sharpes Creek   (38) Shaw Creek   (39) Silver Creek   (40) South Fork Cottonwood River   (41) Spring Creek   (42) Steak Bake Creek   (43) Stout Run   (44) Stribby Creek   (45) Thurman Creek   (46) Wildcat Creek   (47) Yeager Creek  

Summit


(1) Texaco Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Chase County, Kansas

66845 (pop. 1,222) 66869 (pop. 868) 66843 (pop. 276)
66850 (pop. 254) 66862 (pop. 161)  


Counties Nearby Chase County, Kansas

Marion County, KS  (pop. 12,239) 26.0 Miles
Lyon County, KS  (pop. 33,570) 26.1 Miles
Morris County, KS  (pop. 5,966) 27.0 Miles
Greenwood County, KS  (pop. 6,912) 36.3 Miles
Butler County, KS  (pop. 65,798) 42.5 Miles
Dickinson County, KS  (pop. 18,976) 46.8 Miles
Harvey County, KS  (pop. 34,761) 47.3 Miles
Coffey County, KS  (pop. 8,472) 48.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Chase County, Kansas

620



Elevation in Chase County, Kansas is 1,460.0 ft. (445.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Chase County, Kansas

Lat: 38.313664 N        Long: -96.607734 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 69   (4.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 45   (3.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 63   (4.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 119   (8.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 142   (10.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 239   (16.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 286   (20.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 156   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 41   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 33   (2.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 104   (7.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 83   (5.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Chase County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,173

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 134

In 3-person carpool : 9

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 : 120

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 81


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Chase County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 260

5 to 9 minutes : 318

10 to 14 minutes : 185

15 to 19 minutes : 170

20 to 24 minutes : 141

25 to 29 minutes : 71

30 to 34 minutes : 121

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 53

45 to 59 minutes : 32

60 to 89 minutes : 46

90 or more minutes : 51


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chase County, Kansas)

With Social Security income : 447

No Social Security income : 732


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chase County, Kansas)

With retirement income : 231

No retirement income : 948


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Chase County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 58

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 33

$40,000 to $44,999 : 54

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 92

$60,000 to $74,999 : 157

$75,000 to $99,999 : 114

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Chase County, Kansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $54,531


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Chase County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 254  (31.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 119  (14.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 70  (8.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 36  (4.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 127  (15.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 243  (33.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 145  (20.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 234  (32.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (1.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Chase County, Kansas

Employed: 1,684
Unemployed: 71



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Chase County, Kansas

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Chase County, Kansas

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.09 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.09 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 2.80 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.80 Mgal/d





There are 231 Farms In Chase County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Chase County, Kansas

Cottonwood Valley Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $100.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

The Citizens State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $179.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 30

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Chase County, Kansas

  • Emporia Municipal


    (about 22.7 miles in Olpe, Kansas; Airport Code: EMP)

  • Newton City County


    (about 40.4 miles in Newton, Kansas; Airport Code: EWK)

  • Coffey County


    (about 47.9 miles in Burlington, Kansas; Airport Code: KS2)

  • Colonel James Jabara


    (about 51.4 miles in Bel Aire, Kansas; Airport Code: VWS)

  • Abilene Airport


    (about 52.7 miles in Solomon, Kansas; Airport Code: QBX)

  • Beech Factory


    (about 54.1 miles in Eastborough, Kansas; Airport Code: BEC)

  • Manhattan Regional


    (about 57.3 miles in Ogden, Kansas; Airport Code: MHK)

  • Cessna Aircraft Field


    (about 57.8 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: CEA)

  • McPherson Airport


    (about 58.8 miles in Conway, Kansas; Airport Code: MPR)

  • McConnell AFB


    (about 59.7 miles in Mcconnell Afb, Kansas; Airport Code: IAB)

  • Wichita Mid-Continent


    (about 64.2 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: ICT)

  • Salina Regional


    (about 65.3 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Salina Municipal


    (about 65.4 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Allen Air Park


    (about 67.2 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TPB)

  • Forbes Field


    (about 67.3 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)

  • Forbes AFB


    (about 67.5 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)

  • Hutchinson Municipal


    (about 70.1 miles in Hutchinson, Kansas; Airport Code: HUT)

  • Philip Billard Municipal


    (about 74.5 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TOP)

  • Clay Center Municipal


    (about 79.8 miles in Clay Center, Kansas; Airport Code: CJW)

  • Wellington Municipal


    (about 80.6 miles in Wellington, Kansas; Airport Code: EGT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Chase County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.01%

Carpooled

11.06%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.26%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.26%

Walked

2.63%

Other Means

0.66%

Worked At Home

7.11%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 685

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 60

Female householder, no husband present : 51

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 336

Householder not living alone : 47


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Chase County, Kansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 7

Male householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 36

All other households : 1,120


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chase County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 581

Renter-occupied housing units : 104

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 45

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 282

Renter-occupied housing units : 101


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chase County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 79

$10,000 to $14,999 : 100

$15,000 to $19,999 : 83

$20,000 to $24,999 : 97

$25,000 to $29,999 : 112

$30,000 to $34,999 : 50

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 57

$45,000 to $49,999 : 56

$50,000 to $59,999 : 127

$60,000 to $74,999 : 162

$75,000 to $99,999 : 125

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chase County, Kansas)

Total : 1,548


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chase County, Kansas)

Occupied : 1,179

Vacant : 369


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chase County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chase County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 16

Built 1990 to 1999 : 82

Built 1980 to 1989 : 171

Built 1970 to 1979 : 197

Built 1960 to 1969 : 119

Built 1950 to 1959 : 127

Built 1940 to 1949 : 99

Built 1939 or earlier : 734


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chase County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 683

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 265

Electricity : 136

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 80

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chase County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 71

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 33

$40,000 to $49,999 : 91

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 48

$70,000 to $79,999 : 44

$80,000 to $89,999 : 65

$90,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 138

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $174,999 : 100

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 20

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 24

$400,000 to $499,999 : 30

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chase County, 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 : 16

Home equity loan only : 60

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 388

Housing units without a mortgage : 482


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Chase County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $83,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $157,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $106,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $109,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $85,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $73,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $85,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $62,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chase County, Kansas: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Chase County, 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 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
2000        
  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
2001        
  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
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $102,375
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $102,375
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 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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chase County, KS): $32,656
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chase County): $52,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chase County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 49.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 38.0%
Electricity: 5.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Chase County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 73.1%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 26.9%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chase County): $349
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Chase County): $516


(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 Chase County, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Chase County, Kansas

Marion Co Home Care Services


     Address: 535 South Freeborn, Marion, Kansas 66861
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/1/1979

Newman Regional Health Hha


     Address: 1015 Industrail Road Suite A, Emporia, Kansas 66801
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/9/1983

Viacare Home Health Llc


     Address: 332 Neosho, Emporia, Kansas 66801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/13/2001

At-home Health Care Inc


     Address: 1420 C Of E Drive Suite 300, Emporia, Kansas 66801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/16/2007

Greenwood County Hospital Hha


     Address: 100 W 16th, Eureka, Kansas 67045
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/4/1993

Hospitals Close To Chase County, Kansas

St Luke Hospital & Living Center


     Address: 535 South Freebron, Marion, Kansas 66861
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hillsboro Community Medical Center


     Address: 701 S Main Street, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Newman Regional Health


     Address: 1201 West 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Morris County Hospital


     Address: 600 N Washington St, Council Grove, Kansas 66846
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Greenwood County Hospital


     Address: 100 W 16th Street, Eureka, Kansas 67045
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Chase County, Kansas

Golden Livingcenter - Chase County


     Address: 612 Walnut Po Box 589, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas 66845
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Golden Livingcenter - Marion


     Address: 1500 E Lawrence St, Marion, Kansas 66861
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 46%

Parkside Homes


     Address: 200 Willow Rd, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Bethesda Home


     Address: 408 E Main Po Box 37, Goessel, Kansas 67053
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Legacy Park


     Address: 407 N Locust St, Peabody, Kansas 66866
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 71%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Chase County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 47 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Chase County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 410
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Chase County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.85%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.29%
  • Other 1.87%



(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 Chase County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Chase County, KS

6.43 % of Chase County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,269

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Chase County, KS

7.50 % of Chase 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 $27,228

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lyon County , KS 2.09 % ($25,045 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 Chase County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Chase County, Kansas


On 04/22/1964, a tornado touched down 3.4 miles from the center of Chase County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/22/1964, a tornado touched down 3.94 miles from the center of Chase County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/13/1998, a tornado touched down 4.07 miles from the center of Chase County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/10/1953, a tornado touched down 4.21 miles from the center of Chase County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 03/18/1954, a tornado touched down 4.99 miles from the center of Chase County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Chase County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
05/06/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
08/26/2005, 05:00 am 0 0 $70K --
08/25/2005, 08:50 am 0 0 $50K --
08/25/2005, 07:10 am 0 0 $80K --
08/25/2005, 05:45 am 0 0 $50K --
08/30/2003, 07:00 pm 6 0 $250K --
         
Hail        
06/13/1998, 04:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/13/1998, 04:40 pm 0 0 $7K --
09/08/1997, 10:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/22/1996, 01:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/06/1993, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/17/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $26K --
08/25/2006, 08:40 pm 0 0 $40K --
08/25/2006, 08:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/23/2006, 08:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/10/2003, 01:59 am 0 0 $5K --
05/08/2003, 04:55 pm 0 6 $380K --
08/23/2001, 08:25 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/20/2001, 10:25 pm 0 0 $25K --
09/22/2000, 06:05 pm 0 0 $50K --
08/07/2000, 04:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/15/1998, 05:40 am 0 0 $10K --
10/08/1997, 04:19 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/13/1997, 08:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/29/1996, 06:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/22/1996, 01:25 pm 0 0 $40K --
07/22/1996, 01:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/08/1996, 01:20 am 0 0 $1K --
06/05/1994, 07:35 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/24/1994, 05:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
         



Tornados In Chase County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2005-11-27 5 400 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-11-27 6 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-11-27 15 400 1 0 0 $250K --
  2005-11-27 -- 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-11-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-11-27 2 50 -- 0 0 $1K --
  2005-11-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-10 6 110 -- 0 0 $50K --
  1999-05-04 5 150 1 0 0 $28K --
  1998-06-08 -- 55 -- 0 0 $10K --
  1997-10-08 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-07-09 -- 30 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1991-05-13 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-13 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-03-27 11 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1990-06-07 2 77 1 0 0 $250K --
  1990-05-15 5 27 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1990-05-15 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1990-03-13 30 220 2 0 0 $3M --
  1986-05-06 7 200 1 0 0 $250K --
  1986-04-07 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1986-04-07 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1985-07-24 -- 3 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1984-06-09 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1983-05-27 -- 17 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1978-06-17 -- 7 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-05-30 5 167 2 0 0 $3M --
  1974-03-07 9 220 2 0 0 $250K --
  1971-05-21 2 467 1 0 0 -- --
  1964-04-21 -- 33 2 0 0 $3K --
  1961-02-17 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-05-04 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-05-04 2 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-08-07 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1956-05-09 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-04-01 2 500 1 0 0 -- --
  1956-04-01 19 500 3 0 0 $3M --
  1954-08-08 11 50 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1954-03-18 -- 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1953-05-16 3 220 1 0 0 $3K --
  1953-05-10 52 33 3 0 0 $25K --
  1951-08-31 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1950-05-18 15 100 3 0 2 $250K --





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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 Chase County, 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 Chase County, Kansas


  • Chase County Jail


    301 Walnut, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
    Confined: 115
    Avg. Population: 74


(updated 2006)



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