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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cheyenne 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
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 58

5 to 9 years : 61

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 32

20 years : 7

21 years : 10

22 to 24 years : 46

25 to 29 years : 65

30 to 34 years : 42

35 to 39 years : 20

40 to 44 years : 122

45 to 49 years : 99

50 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 55

70 to 74 years : 55

75 to 79 years : 60

80 to 84 years : 48

85 years and over : 64

Female:

Under 5 years : 50

5 to 9 years : 51

10 to 14 years : 70

15 to 17 years : 54

18 and 19 years : 42

20 years : 4

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 46

25 to 29 years : 50

30 to 34 years : 47

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 95

45 to 49 years : 135

50 to 54 years : 125

55 to 59 years : 92

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 42

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 36

70 to 74 years : 87

75 to 79 years : 77

80 to 84 years : 103

85 years and over : 89


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,454

Multiple ancestry : 1,064

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 6

Ancestry not reported : 245


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,673

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 23

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 21

Not a U.S. citizen : 52


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 108

5 to 17 years : 402

18 to 24 years : 187

25 to 34 years : 204

35 to 44 years : 277

45 to 54 years : 479

55 to 59 years : 174

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 78

65 to 74 years : 289

75 years and over : 441

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 17 years : 261

18 to 24 years : 78

25 to 34 years : 95

35 to 44 years : 166

45 to 54 years : 213

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 156

75 years and over : 300

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 138

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 103

45 to 54 years : 244

55 to 59 years : 84

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 133

75 years and over : 138

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

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 : 3

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 760

Female : 780

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 539

Female : 594

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 15

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 27

Female : 46


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,523

Born in other state in the United States : 1,094

Native: born outside the United States : 23

Foreign born : 43


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 220

Now married, except separated : 719

Divorced : 158

Separated : 24

Widowed : 162

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 144

Now married, except separated : 615

Divorced : 103

Separated : 2

Widowed : 125

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 19

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 66

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,566

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

German:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Cheyenne County, Kansas

  • German: 1,412   (45.0%)
  • English: 419   (13.3%)
  • Irish: 322   (10.3%)
  • United States Or American: 247   (7.9%)
  • Other Groups: 181   (5.8%)
  • Dutch: 66   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 65   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 61   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 59   (1.9%)
  • Russian: 48   (1.5%)
  • European: 38   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 35   (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 31   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 26   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 25   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 24   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 13   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 11   (0.4%)
  • British: 5   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Cheyenne County, Kansas is 2,769



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Cheyenne County, Kansas: 1,341
Female Population in Cheyenne County, Kansas: 1,428


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cheyenne County, Kansas: 47.2
Median Female Resident Age in Cheyenne County, Kansas: 50.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cheyenne County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

50.4

Male

48.2

Female

52.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

18.5

Female

50.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.8

Male

17.5

Female

37.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

22.5

Female

25.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

12.5

Female

25.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

23.5

Female

21.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.4

Male

49.6

Female

52.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Cheyenne County, Kansas


  • White: 2,683
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 56
  • Asian: 30
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.56%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.37%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 89   (8.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (1.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.32%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (0.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 420   (39%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 90   (8.36%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 185   (17.18%)
  • Associate Degree: 54   (5.01%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 130   (12.07%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (1.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 26   (2.41%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.76%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 83   (7.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (1.53%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.12%)
  • 11th Grade: 20   (1.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (1.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 386   (32.71%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 160   (13.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 182   (15.42%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (7.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 159   (13.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (1.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.76%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.17%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Cheyenne County, Kansas

  • St Francis Comm Sch


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 1110, Saint Francis, KS 67756, Phone: (785) 332-8182, Students: 323 )

  • Cheylin


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 28, Bird City, KS 67731, Phone: (785) 734-2341, Students: 147 )

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

  • St Francis Elem


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P O Box 1110, Saint Francis, KS 67756, Phone: (785) 332-8143, Students: 148 )

  • Cheylin West Elem


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.o. Box 72, Bird City, KS 67731, Phone: (785) 734-2351, Students: 70 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Cheyenne County, Kansas

  • St Francis High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 1110, Saint Francis, KS 67756, Phone: (785) 332-8153, Students: 175 )

  • Cheylin West Jr/sr High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Box 28, Bird City, KS 67731, Phone: (785) 734-2341, Students: 77 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Cheyenne County, Kansas

  • Bird City Public Library


    110 East 4th, Bird City, KS 67731

  • St. Francis Public Library


    121 N. Scott, Saint Francis, KS 67756

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cheyenne County, Kansas


  • Bird City Historical Association Inc


    Po Box 8, Bird City, KS 67731

  • Cheyenne County Historical


    544 Jackson St, Sidney, NE 69162

  • Cheyenne County Historical Society


    Po Box 611, Saint Francis, KS 67756

  • Daughters Of Union Veterans Of The Civil War 1861-1865


    524 Front, Potter, NE 69156

  • Kit Carson Historical Society


    Po Box 67, Kit Carson, CO 80825

  • Lodgepole Depot Museum Inc


    911 Bondegard St, Lodgepole, NE 69149

  • Museum Of Cheyenne County


    West Hwy, Saint Francis, KS 67756

  • Potter Historical Foundation


    Po Box 43, Potter, NE 69156

  • Sunol Community Center


    226 3rd Ave, Sidney, NE 69162

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Cheyenne County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Bressler Field   (2) Bursch Private Airport   (3) Cheyenne County Municipal Airport   (4) Gillilands Farm Airport Historical   (5) Saint Francis Municipal Airport Historical   (6) Stout Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Bird City Public Library   (2) Bird City Town Hall   (3) Bird City Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Cheyenne County Courthouse   (5) Cheyenne County Emergency Medical Services Bird City Station   (6) Cheyenne County Emergency Medical Services Saint Francis Station   (7) Cheyenne County Health Department   (8) Cheyenne County Historical Museum   (9) Cheyenne County Jail   (10) Cheyenne County Sheriff S Office   (11) Cheyenne County Sheriff S Office Substation Bird City   (12) Saint Francis City Hall   (13) Saint Francis Police Department   (14) Saint Francis Public Library   (15) Saint Francis Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Barley Cemetery   (2) Battle Creek Cemetery   (3) Bird City Cemetery   (4) Clough Valley Cemetery   (5) Emanuel Cemetery   (6) Evergreen Cemetery   (7) German Plains Cemetery   (8) Grand Army Of The Republic Cemetery   (9) Greisler Cemetery   (10) Hackberry Cemetery   (11) Hope Valley Cemetery   (12) Jaqua Cemetery   (13) Lawn Ridge Cemetery   (14) Saint Francis Cemetery   (15) Saint Pauls Cemetery   (16) Salem Evangelical Cemetery   (17) Salem Lutheran Cemetery   (18) Sunnyside Cemetery   (19) Wheeler Cemetery   (20) Zion Cemetery   (21) Zion Evangelical Cemetery   (22) Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery  

Church


(1) Clough Valley Church   (2) Emanuel Church Historical   (3) First Baptist Church Of Saint Francis   (4) First Christian Church   (5) Immanuel United Methodist Church   (6) Lawn Ridge Church Historical   (7) Living Water Fellowship Ministries   (8) Neville Church   (9) Peace Lutheran Church   (10) Saint Francis Catholic Church   (11) Saint Francis Church Of Christ   (12) Saint Francis Community Church   (13) Saint Francis Seventh Day Adventist Church   (14) Saint Francis United Methodist Church   (15) Saint John Lutheran Church   (16) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (17) Salem Lutheran Church   (18) South Fork Church   (19) Wesleyan Community Church  

Civil


(1) Cheyenne County   (2) City Of Bird City   (3) City Of Saint Francis   (4) Township Of Benkelman   (5) Township Of Bird City   (6) Township Of Calhoun   (7) Township Of Cherry Creek Historical   (8) Township Of Cleveland Run   (9) Township Of Eureka Historical   (10) Township Of Jaqua   (11) Township Of Orlando   (12) Township Of Wano  

Hospital


(1) Cheyenne County Hospital  

Lake


(1) Beaumaster Pond Historical   (2) Cole Pond Historical   (3) Leach Pond  

Locale


(1) Bird City Golf Club   (2) Bird City Wastewater Plant   (3) Calhoun Historical   (4) Cheyenne County Fairgrounds   (5) Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 2   (6) Hourglass Historical   (7) Jaqua Historical   (8) Lawnridge Historical   (9) Marney Historical   (10) Orlando Historical   (11) Pleasant Hill Community Center   (12) Riverside Recreation Golf Course   (13) Saint Francis Municipal Power Plant   (14) Saint Francis Sewer Treatment Plant   (15) Scrivner Ranch Historical   (16) Wano Historical   (17) Wheeler Co - Operative Mercantile Equity Union Grain Elevator Number 1  

Park


(1) Saint Francis Wildlife Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bird City   (2) Saint Francis   (3) Wheeler  

Post Office


(1) Bird City Post Office   (2) Saint Francis Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) City Lake Historical   (2) Corder Lake  

School


(1) Blue Ridge School Historical   (2) Broadview School Historical   (3) Central School   (4) Cheyenne Valley School Historical   (5) Cheylin West Elementary School   (6) Cheylin West Junior Senior High School   (7) Evergreen School Historical   (8) Fairview School Historical   (9) German Plains School Historical   (10) Glendale School Historical   (11) Green Valley School Historical   (12) Hackberry School Historical   (13) Highland School Historical   (14) Lawn Ridge School Historical   (15) Longview School Historical   (16) Mount Hope School Historical   (17) Mount Zion School Historical   (18) Neville School Historical   (19) North School Number 38 Historical   (20) Northrup School Historical   (21) Plainview School Historical   (22) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (23) Pleasant Ridge School Historical   (24) Pleasant View School Historical   (25) Plum Creek School Historical   (26) Porter School Historical   (27) Prairie Belle School Historical   (28) Prairie Rose School Historical   (29) Prairie View School Historical   (30) Riverside School Historical   (31) Saint Francis Elementary School   (32) Saint Francis High School   (33) School Number 65 Historical   (34) Smith School Historical   (35) South Fork School Historical   (36) South Star School Historical   (37) Sunny Ridge School Historical   (38) Union Star School Historical   (39) Walnut Grove School Historical   (40) White Lily School Historical   (41) White School Historical  

Stream


(1) Battle Creek   (2) Bluff Creek   (3) Cherry Creek   (4) Cleveland Run   (5) Cowpe Creek   (6) Crosby Creek   (7) Delay Creek   (8) Drury Creek   (9) Fish Creek   (10) Hackberry Creek   (11) Plum Creek   (12) Sand Creek   (13) Spring Creek   (14) Valley Creek   (15) West Fork Sand Creek  

Valley


(1) Arnold Harvey Canyon   (2) Clough Valley   (3) Dave Harvey Canyon   (4) Devils Canyon   (5) Heinzelman Canyon   (6) Hells Canyon   (7) Henkle Canyon   (8) Magnani Canyon   (9) Morehouse Canyon   (10) Pigg Canyon   (11) Sawyer Canyon   (12) Schwyhart Canyon   (13) Sleepy Canyon   (14) Smute Canyon   (15) White Canyon   (16) Wolfe Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cheyenne County, Kansas

67756 (pop. 2,346) 67731 (pop. 769)


Counties Nearby Cheyenne County, Kansas

Sherman County, KS  (pop. 5,915) 28.8 Miles
Rawlins County, KS  (pop. 2,517) 34.8 Miles
Thomas County, KS  (pop. 7,420) 45.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cheyenne County, Kansas

785



Elevation in Cheyenne County, Kansas is 3,494.0 ft. (1,065.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cheyenne County, Kansas

Lat: 39.761556 N        Long: -101.720764 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 31   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 91   (6.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 59   (4.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 213   (16.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 333   (25.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 246   (18.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 82   (6.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 107   (8.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 15   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 41   (3.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 38   (2.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 909

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 115

In 3-person carpool : 10

In 4-person carpool : 17

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 : 19

Walked : 96

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 143


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 444

5 to 9 minutes : 229

10 to 14 minutes : 84

15 to 19 minutes : 111

20 to 24 minutes : 43

25 to 29 minutes : 28

30 to 34 minutes : 72

35 to 39 minutes : 6

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 86

60 to 89 minutes : 45

90 or more minutes : 23


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 682

No Social Security income : 686


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 210

No retirement income : 1,158


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 50

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 65

$40,000 to $44,999 : 46

$45,000 to $49,999 : 60

$50,000 to $59,999 : 69

$60,000 to $74,999 : 126

$75,000 to $99,999 : 111

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,917


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 283  (34.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 61  (7.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 124  (15.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 101  (12.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 136  (16.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 227  (33.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 193  (28.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 220  (32.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Cheyenne County, Kansas

Employed: 1,401
Unemployed: 53



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 60.27 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 60.27 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 576 Farms In Cheyenne County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cheyenne County, Kansas

Bankwest Of Kansas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $94.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

First National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $188.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 191

The Western State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $435.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 10

The Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $335.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 18

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cheyenne County, Kansas

  • Renner Field


    (about 27.1 miles in Goodland, Kansas; Airport Code: GLD)

  • Murray


    (about 43.6 miles in Colby, Kansas; Airport Code: CBK)

  • Kit Carson County


    (about 46.8 miles in Burlington, Colorado; Airport Code: RQX)

  • Imperial Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Imperial, Nebraska; Airport Code: IML)

  • McCook Ben Nelson Regional


    (about 67.2 miles in Mc Cook, Nebraska; Airport Code: MCK)

  • McCook Municipal


    (about 67.3 miles in Mc Cook, Nebraska; Airport Code: MCK)

  • Colorado Plains Regional


    (about 84.5 miles in Akron, Colorado; Airport Code: AKO)

  • Akron Washington County


    (about 84.5 miles in Akron, Colorado; Airport Code: AKO)

  • Searle Field


    (about 93.9 miles in Ogallala, Nebraska; Airport Code: OGA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.00%

Carpooled

10.65%

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

0.54%

Walked

4.96%

Other Means

0.94%

Worked At Home

11.92%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 672

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 56

Female householder, no husband present : 92

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 533

Householder not living alone : 15


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 15

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 1,343


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 550

Renter-occupied housing units : 122

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 66

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 391

Renter-occupied housing units : 157


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 158

$10,000 to $14,999 : 192

$15,000 to $19,999 : 152

$20,000 to $24,999 : 110

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 91

$40,000 to $44,999 : 58

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 78

$60,000 to $74,999 : 143

$75,000 to $99,999 : 124

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Total : 1,649


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Occupied : 1,368

Vacant : 281


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 17

Built 1990 to 1999 : 45

Built 1980 to 1989 : 95

Built 1970 to 1979 : 192

Built 1960 to 1969 : 177

Built 1950 to 1959 : 225

Built 1940 to 1949 : 298

Built 1939 or earlier : 600


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 1,010

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 198

Electricity : 124

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 3

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 22

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Cheyenne County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 68

$25,000 to $29,999 : 28

$30,000 to $34,999 : 47

$35,000 to $39,999 : 92

$40,000 to $49,999 : 43

$50,000 to $59,999 : 101

$60,000 to $69,999 : 82

$70,000 to $79,999 : 118

$80,000 to $89,999 : 41

$90,000 to $99,999 : 72

$100,000 to $124,999 : 100

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $174,999 : 46

$175,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 to $249,999 : 22

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Cheyenne 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 : 8

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 364

Housing units without a mortgage : 669


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $135,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $145,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $158,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $76,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $79,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $60,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $61,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $55,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Cheyenne County, Kansas: 61.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Cheyenne 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 1 1 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $240,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $240,000
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 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 1 4 $200,200
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 4 $200,200
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 (Cheyenne County, KS): $30,599
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cheyenne County): $52,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 73.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 19.8%
Electricity: 4.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Cheyenne County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cheyenne County): $314
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Cheyenne County): $523


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



Health Care Centers Close To Cheyenne County, Kansas

Yuma District Hospital Home Health Care


     Address: 1000 West 8th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado 80759
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/8/1987

L & C Home Health Agency Inc


     Address: 160 East 2nd, Colby, Kansas 67701
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/17/2002

Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital Home Health


     Address: 182 16th St, Burlington, Colorado 80807
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/9/1985

Cottonwood Home Care Agency


     Address: 810 W Columbia Street, Oberlin, Kansas 67749
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/2/1993

Community Healthcare


     Address: 407 West Fifth Street, Mccook, Nebraska 69001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/27/1996

Hospitals Close To Cheyenne County, Kansas

Dundy County Hospital


     Address: "p O Box 626, 1313 North Cheyenne St", Benkelman, Nebraska 69021
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Goodland Regional Medical Center


     Address: 220 West Second, Goodland, Kansas 67735
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Wray Community District Hospital


     Address: 1017 W 7th St, Wray, Colorado 80758
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Yuma District Hospital


     Address: 1000 West 8th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado 80759
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Chase County Community Hospital


     Address: "p O Box 819, 600 W 12th St", Imperial, Nebraska 69033
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Cheyenne County, Kansas

Good Samaritan Society - St Francis


     Address: 820 S Denison Street, Saint Francis, Kansas 67756
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home


     Address: P O Box 646, 407 Dakota Street, Benkelman, Nebraska 69021
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 36
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Good Samaritan Society - Sherman County


     Address: 208 W 2nd St, Goodland, Kansas 67735
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Good Samaritan Society - Atwood


     Address: 650 Lake Rd #216, Atwood, Kansas 67730
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Yuma Life Care Center


     Address: 323 West 9th Avenue, Yuma, Colorado 80759
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cheyenne County, Kansas

Name: Fort Calhoun
Address: PO Box 399; Fort Calhoun, NE 68023-0399
Distance: 320 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cheyenne County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 965
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 215
    Spouses Workers: 130
    Children Workers: 90


(updated 2007)



Cheyenne County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 18.91%
  • Bush & Cheney 79.96%
  • Other 1.12%



(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 Cheyenne County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Cheyenne County, KS

4.84 % of Cheyenne County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $24,491

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Cheyenne County, KS

4.75 % of Cheyenne 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 $26,852

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Cheyenne County, Kansas


On 07/23/1996, a tornado touched down 1.25 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/20/1995, a tornado touched down 2.31 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 10/17/1971, a tornado touched down 4.25 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/26/2004, a tornado touched down 4.25 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/26/2002, a tornado touched down 4.25 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Cheyenne County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Lightning        
08/15/2004, 11:00 pm 0 0 $100K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/05/1993, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Cheyenne County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1994-06-10 1 200 1 0 0 -- --
  1994-06-07 10 800 2 0 0 $500K --
  1994-06-07 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --





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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 Cheyenne 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)



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