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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dickinson 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
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 549

5 to 9 years : 633

10 to 14 years : 665

15 to 17 years : 441

18 and 19 years : 239

20 years : 202

21 years : 86

22 to 24 years : 344

25 to 29 years : 449

30 to 34 years : 452

35 to 39 years : 551

40 to 44 years : 703

45 to 49 years : 789

50 to 54 years : 767

55 to 59 years : 627

60 and 61 years : 198

62 to 64 years : 264

65 and 66 years : 183

67 to 69 years : 210

70 to 74 years : 376

75 to 79 years : 306

80 to 84 years : 167

85 years and over : 177

Female:

Under 5 years : 546

5 to 9 years : 583

10 to 14 years : 658

15 to 17 years : 432

18 and 19 years : 218

20 years : 79

21 years : 113

22 to 24 years : 323

25 to 29 years : 389

30 to 34 years : 479

35 to 39 years : 550

40 to 44 years : 655

45 to 49 years : 765

50 to 54 years : 709

55 to 59 years : 566

60 and 61 years : 176

62 to 64 years : 356

65 and 66 years : 277

67 to 69 years : 267

70 to 74 years : 366

75 to 79 years : 415

80 to 84 years : 335

85 years and over : 341


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,535

Multiple ancestry : 6,908

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 67

Ancestry not reported : 2,466


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 18,580

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 199

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 119

Not a U.S. citizen : 69


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,095

5 to 17 years : 3,412

18 to 24 years : 1,604

25 to 34 years : 1,769

35 to 44 years : 2,459

45 to 54 years : 3,030

55 to 59 years : 1,193

60 and 61 years : 374

62 to 64 years : 620

65 to 74 years : 1,679

75 years and over : 1,741

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 883

5 to 17 years : 2,698

18 to 24 years : 1,074

25 to 34 years : 1,137

35 to 44 years : 1,486

45 to 54 years : 1,882

55 to 59 years : 643

60 and 61 years : 266

62 to 64 years : 398

65 to 74 years : 1,040

75 years and over : 1,263

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 173

5 to 17 years : 685

18 to 24 years : 509

25 to 34 years : 594

35 to 44 years : 852

45 to 54 years : 1,095

55 to 59 years : 529

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 199

65 to 74 years : 592

75 years and over : 474

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 26

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 80

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 41

45 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 44

75 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,384

Female : 6,386

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,820

Female : 2,990

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 98

Female : 110

Foreign born:

Male : 76

Female : 112


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 12,419

Born in other state in the United States : 5,338

Native: born outside the United States : 208

Foreign born : 127


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,261

Now married, except separated : 5,569

Divorced : 1,179

Separated : 43

Widowed : 786

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 795

Now married, except separated : 3,348

Divorced : 586

Separated : 41

Widowed : 390

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 20

Now married, except separated : 87

Divorced : 37

Separated : 15

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 152

Divorced : 21

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 17,461

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 164

Speak English less than "very well" : 64

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 138

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dickinson County, Kansas

  • German: 6,495   (32.3%)
  • Irish: 2,463   (12.3%)
  • English: 2,078   (10.3%)
  • Other Groups: 1,611   (8.0%)
  • United States Or American: 1,586   (7.9%)
  • Dutch: 765   (3.8%)
  • Swedish: 759   (3.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 670   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 440   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 350   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 336   (1.7%)
  • Swiss: 333   (1.7%)
  • European: 304   (1.5%)
  • Polish: 289   (1.4%)
  • Norwegian: 268   (1.3%)
  • Czech: 262   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 199   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 175   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 156   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 120   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 115   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 54   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 33   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 31   (0.2%)
  • British: 30   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 27   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 23   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 22   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 19   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 12   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 6   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Basque: 5   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 4   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 4   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 3   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 3   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dickinson County, Kansas is 18,976



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dickinson County, Kansas: 9,378
Female Population in Dickinson County, Kansas: 9,598


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dickinson County, Kansas: 40.8
Median Female Resident Age in Dickinson County, Kansas: 43.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dickinson County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

42.5

Male

41.3

Female

43.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.1

Male

28.3

Female

30.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.2

Male

31.5

Female

40.3

Asian


Both sexes

32.8

Male

30.5

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.0

Female

42.5

Other


Both sexes

28.0

Male

28.0

Female

27.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.3

Male

14.9

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

22.9

Female

23.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

41.9

Female

44.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Dickinson County, Kansas


  • White: 18,092
  • African American: 128
  • American Indian: 160
  • Asian: 43
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 110
  • Two or More Races: 443



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.22%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (0.26%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 199   (3.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 100   (1.6%)
  • 10th Grade: 148   (2.37%)
  • 11th Grade: 153   (2.45%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 143   (2.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,501   (40.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 604   (9.66%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,037   (16.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 331   (5.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 708   (11.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 210   (3.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 58   (0.93%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 18   (0.29%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.03%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (0.23%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 296   (4.29%)
  • 9th Grade: 131   (1.9%)
  • 10th Grade: 210   (3.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 187   (2.71%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 170   (2.46%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,663   (38.56%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 721   (10.44%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,136   (16.45%)
  • Associate Degree: 372   (5.39%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 712   (10.31%)
  • Master's Degree: 253   (3.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 30   (0.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.1%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dickinson County, Kansas

  • Abilene


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 639, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-2630, Students: 1,568 )

  • Chapman


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 249, Chapman, KS 67431, Phone: (785) 922-6521, Students: 992 )

  • Herington


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 19 North Broadway, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-2263, Students: 525 )

  • Solomon


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 113 E 7th Street, Solomon, KS 67480, Phone: (785) 655-2541, Students: 417 )

  • Rural Vista


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 217, Hope, KS 67451, Phone: (785) 366-7215, Students: 406 )

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

  • Abilene Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 500 Northwest 14th, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-1471, Students: 368 )

  • Kennedy Elem


    ( Grades: KG-1, Location: 1501 N Kuney, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-1088, Students: 256 )

  • Herington Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 201 E Hawley, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-3234, Students: 237 )

  • Chapman Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 249, Chapman, KS 67431, Phone: (785) 922-6555, Students: 229 )

  • Garfield Elem


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 300 N W 7th, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-1643, Students: 221 )

  • Mckinley Elem


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 112 N Rogers, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-2311, Students: 215 )

  • Solomon Elem


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 411 N Pine, Solomon, KS 67480, Phone: (785) 655-2521, Students: 208 )

  • Chapman Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P O Box 249, Chapman, KS 67431, Phone: (785) 922-7171, Students: 184 )

  • Herington Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1317 N D Street, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-2448, Students: 121 )

  • Hope Elem


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Box 218, Hope, KS 67451, Phone: (785) 366-7221, Students: 112 )

  • Enterprise Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P O Box 247, Enterprise, KS 67441, Phone: (785) 263-8248, Students: 95 )

  • Blue Ridge Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1539 Hwy 18, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 598-2226, Students: 66 )

  • Rural Center Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 902 1400 Avenue, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 479-2213, Students: 33 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dickinson County, Kansas

  • Abilene High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1300 N Cedar, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-1260, Students: 508 )

  • Chapman High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 249, Chapman, KS 67431, Phone: (785) 922-6561, Students: 384 )

  • Solomon High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 409 North Pine, Solomon, KS 67480, Phone: (785) 655-2551, Students: 209 )

  • Herington High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1401 North D, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-2261, Students: 167 )

  • Hope High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 218, Hope, KS 67451, Phone: (785) 366-7221, Students: 80 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Dickinson County, Kansas

  • St Andrews Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 301 S Buckeye Avenue, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-2453, Students: 64 )

  • Abilene Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 409 N Van Buren Street, Abilene, KS 67410, Phone: (785) 263-1350, Students: 36 )

  • Enterprise Sda School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 367 109 W 6th St, Enterprise, KS 67441, Phone: (785) 263-8936, Students: 6 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Dickinson County, Kansas

  • Abilene Public Library


    209 Nw 4th, Abilene, KS 67410

  • Chapman Public Library


    402 N. Marshall, Chapman, KS 67431

  • Enterprise Public Library


    202 S. Factory, Enterprise, KS 67441

  • Herington Public Library


    102 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449

  • Hope Community Library


    216 N. Main, Hope, KS 67451

  • Solomon Public Library


    108 N. Walnut, Solomon, KS 67480

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dickinson County, Kansas


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Dickinson County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Abilene Municipal Airport   (2) Academy Airport Historical   (3) Barnard Airport   (4) Herington Regional Airport   (5) Prairie Cottage Airport   (6) Prichard Airstrip   (7) Wright Airpark Historical  

Bend


(1) Goat Island  

Building


(1) Abilene Area Chamber Of Commerce   (2) Abilene City Hall   (3) Abilene Convention Center   (4) Abilene Fire Department   (5) Abilene Police Department   (6) Abilene Senior Citizens Center   (7) Antique Doll Museum   (8) Brown Memorial Home   (9) Carnegie Library   (10) Chapman City Hall   (11) Chapman City Library   (12) Chapman Fire Department   (13) Chapman Police Department   (14) Dickinson County Courthouse   (15) Dickinson County Emergency Medical Services Abilene   (16) Dickinson County Emergency Medical Services Herington   (17) Dickinson County Fire District 1 Station 1   (18) Dickinson County Fire District 1 Station 2   (19) Dickinson County Fire District 1 Station 3   (20) Dickinson County Fire District 1 Station 4   (21) Dickinson County Health Department   (22) Dickinson County Historical Museum   (23) Dickinson County Jail   (24) Dickinson County Sheriff S Office   (25) Dwight D Eisenhower Boyhood Home   (26) Dwight D Eisenhower Museum   (27) Dwight D Eisenhower Place Of Meditation   (28) Dwight D Eisenhower Presidential Library   (29) Dwight D Eisenhower Presidential Library And Museum Visitor Center   (30) Enterprise City Hall   (31) Enterprise Fire Department   (32) Enterprise Police Department   (33) Enterprise Public Library   (34) Grandview Fire District 5 Delavan Station   (35) Grant Township Fire District 1 Abilene Station   (36) Greyhound Hall Of Fame   (37) Herington Area Chamber Of Commerce   (38) Herington City Hall   (39) Herington Fire Department Station 1   (40) Herington Fire Department Station 2   (41) Herington Fire Department Station 3   (42) Herington Historical Museum   (43) Herington Police Department   (44) Herington Public Library   (45) Herington Senior Center   (46) Hope City Hall   (47) Hope Community Library   (48) Hope Rural Fire Department Station 1   (49) Hope Rural Fire Department Station 2   (50) Jeffcoat Photography Museum   (51) Kaas - Tv Abilene   (52) Kansas Auto Racing Museum   (53) Khcd - Fm Longford   (54) Ksaj - Fm Abilene   (55) Lebold Mansion   (56) Liberty Township Woodbine Fire Department District 1   (57) Longford Rural Fire District 1 Station 5   (58) Longford Rural Fire District 1 Station 6   (59) Museum Of Independent Telephony   (60) Old Abilene Town Museum   (61) Saline County Fire District 1 - Garfield Township   (62) Seelye Mansion And Patent Medicine Museum   (63) Sherman Township Fire Department   (64) Solomon City Hall   (65) Solomon Public Library   (66) Solomon Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Abilene Cemetery   (2) Ashton Cemetery   (3) Banner Cemetery   (4) Belle Spring Cemetery   (5) Bethel Cemetery   (6) Delavan Cemetery   (7) Detroit Cemetery   (8) Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery   (9) Farmington Cemetery   (10) First Baptist Cemetery   (11) Good Hope Cemetery   (12) Green Lawn Cemetery   (13) Green Ridge Cemetery   (14) Harmony Cemetery   (15) Henry Cemetery   (16) Hope Cemetery   (17) Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   (18) Indian Hill Cemetery   (19) Jones Cemetery   (20) Liberty Cemetery   (21) Lutheran Cemetery Number 17   (22) Lyona Cemetery   (23) Mitchell Valley Cemetery   (24) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (25) Mount Hope Cemetery   (26) Navarre Cemetery   (27) New Basel Cemetery   (28) Newburn Cemetery   (29) Pilgrims Home Cemetery   (30) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (31) Prairie Mound Cemetery   (32) Prairiedale Cemetery   (33) Riffel Cemetery   (34) Rinehart Cemetery   (35) Saint John S Lutheran Cemetery   (36) Saint Johns Cemetery   (37) Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery   (38) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (39) Saint Patricks Cemetery   (40) Saint Paul Cemetery   (41) Saint Phillips Cemetery   (42) Scheiller Cemetery   (43) Sunset Hill Cemetery   (44) Union Cemetery   (45) White Cloud Cemetery   (46) Woodbine Cemetery  

Census


(1) Detroit Census Designated Place   (2) Talmage Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Abilene Bible Baptist Church   (2) Abilene Brethren In Christ Church   (3) Abilene First United Methodist Church   (4) Bethany United Methodist Church   (5) Bethel Church   (6) Bethlehem Church   (7) Chapman United Methodist Church   (8) Community Bible Church   (9) Ebenezer Baptist Church   (10) Emmanuel Evangelical Church   (11) Emmanuel United Methodist Church   (12) Enterprise First Baptist Church   (13) Enterprise Seventh Day Adventist Church   (14) Enterprise United Methodist Church   (15) Faith Covenant Fellowship   (16) Faith Lutheran Church   (17) First Baptist Church   (18) First Christian Church   (19) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (20) First Church Of God   (21) First Church Of The Resurrection   (22) First Presbyterian Church   (23) First Southern Baptist Church   (24) Gospel Tabernacle   (25) Grace And Truth Gospel Chapel   (26) Grace Baptist Church   (27) Grace United Church Of Christ   (28) Herington United Methodist Church   (29) Hope United Methodist Church   (30) Iglesia Temploy La Hermosa   (31) Immaculate Conception Of The Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church   (32) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (33) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (34) Lyona United Methodist Church   (35) Mount Pleasant Evangelical Presbyterian Church   (36) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (37) Mount Zion Church   (38) New Basel United Church Of Christ   (39) New Life Church Of God   (40) Our Redeemer Lutheran Church   (41) Pleasant Hill Church   (42) Rock Island Church   (43) Rural Center Church   (44) Saint Andrew S Roman Catholic Church   (45) Saint Columba Catholic Church   (46) Saint John S Catholic Church   (47) Saint John S Episcopal Church   (48) Saint John S Lutheran Church   (49) Saint Michael S Catholic Church   (50) Saint Patricks Church   (51) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (52) Saint Phillip Catholic Church   (53) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (54) Sherer Memorial Luthern Church   (55) Solomon United Methodist Church   (56) Talmage United Methodist Church   (57) The Lord S Chapel   (58) Trinity Lutheran Church   (59) United Brethren In Christ Church   (60) Wesleyan Methodist Church   (61) Willowdale Church   (62) Woodbine United Methodist Church   (63) Zion Brethren In Christ Church   (64) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Abilene   (2) City Of Chapman   (3) City Of Enterprise   (4) City Of Herington   (5) City Of Hope   (6) City Of Manchester   (7) City Of Solomon   (8) City Of Woodbine   (9) Dickinson County   (10) Township 6   (11) Township 7   (12) Township Of Banner   (13) Township Of Buckeye   (14) Township Of Center   (15) Township Of Cheever   (16) Township Of Dayton   (17) Township Of Flora   (18) Township Of Garfield   (19) Township Of Grant   (20) Township Of Hayes   (21) Township Of Hope   (22) Township Of Jefferson   (23) Township Of Liberty   (24) Township Of Lincoln   (25) Township Of Logan   (26) Township Of Lyon   (27) Township Of Newbern   (28) Township Of Noble   (29) Township Of Ottawa   (30) Township Of Ridge   (31) Township Of Rinehart   (32) Township Of Sherman   (33) Township Of Solomon   (34) Township Of Union   (35) Township Of Willowdale  

Dam


(1) Herington City Dam  

Falls


(1) Kansas Falls  

Hospital


(1) Herington Municipal Hospital   (2) Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Terrapin Lake  

Locale


(1) Abilene Country Club   (2) Abilene Wastewater Treatment Facility   (3) Abilene Water Plant   (4) Agricultural Producers Grain Elevator Number 5   (5) Alida Pearl Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1   (6) Alida Pearl Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2   (7) Bell Spring Historical   (8) Biehler - Ecklund Farms   (9) Buchanan Historical   (10) Camp Aubrey Henning   (11) Camp-wa-shun-ga   (12) Chapman Wastewater Plant   (13) Cheever Historical   (14) Covered Wagon Recreational Vehicle Resort   (15) Dickinson County Solid Waste Transfer Station   (16) Eisenhower Center   (17) Eisenhower Park Fairgrounds   (18) Enterprise Wastewater Treatment Plant   (19) Four Seasons Recreational Vehicle Acres   (20) Gentz Farms   (21) Greatlife Golf And Fitness Chisholm Trail Golf Course   (22) Greenglen Golf Club   (23) Herington Country Club   (24) Herington Fairgrounds   (25) Herington Wastewater Plant   (26) Hope Wastewater Plant   (27) Johnson Community Center   (28) Kansas Department Of Transportation Saline County Rest Area   (29) King Solomon Camp   (30) Kniebel Farms   (31) Manchester Wastewater Plant   (32) Mary-dell Camp   (33) Morton Farm   (34) New Basel Historical   (35) New Chillicothe Historical   (36) Newbern Historical   (37) North Central Kansas Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1   (38) North Central Kansas Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2   (39) North Central Kansas Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 3   (40) North Central Kansas Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 4   (41) Plimpton Historical   (42) Poheta Historical   (43) Poplar Hill Historical   (44) Red Brick School   (45) Rhodes Historical   (46) Riverside Stock Farm   (47) Rock Springs Ranch   (48) Sacred Heart Farms   (49) Santa Fe Farms   (50) Solomon Wastewater Treatment Facility   (51) Sunnyside Historical   (52) Talmage Wastewater Plant   (53) Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 40   (54) Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 45   (55) Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 46   (56) The Mall   (57) Two R Farms   (58) Union Pacific Railroad Herington Yard   (59) Wittman Farm   (60) Woodbine Wastewater Treatment Facility  

Military


(1) Herington Army Air Field Historical   (2) Kansas National Guard Armory Abilene  

Park


(1) Abilene City Park Historic District   (2) Brown Memorial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Abilene   (2) Acme   (3) Buckeye   (4) Chapman   (5) Cottonwood Mobile Home Park   (6) Delavan   (7) Detroit   (8) Dillon   (9) Elmo   (10) Enterprise   (11) Herington   (12) Hope   (13) John S Mobile Home Park   (14) Kansas Falls   (15) Koepke Mobile Manor   (16) Lyona   (17) M And M Mobile Home Court   (18) Manchester   (19) Moonlight   (20) Navarre   (21) Pearl   (22) Red Rock Mobile Home Park   (23) Sand Spring   (24) Shady Brook   (25) Shamrock Mobile Home Estates   (26) Solomon   (27) Sutphen   (28) Talmage   (29) Upland   (30) Woodbine  

Post Office


(1) Abilene Post Office   (2) Chapman Post Office   (3) Enterprise Post Office   (4) Herington Post Office   (5) Hope Post Office   (6) Solomon Post Office   (7) Talmage Post Office   (8) Woodbine Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Herington   (2) Magnolia Lake   (3) Redbud Lake  

School


(1) Abilene Baptist Academy   (2) Abilene High School   (3) Abilene Middle School   (4) Aker School Historical   (5) Bartholda School Historical   (6) Blue Ridge Elementary School   (7) Blue Ridge School Number 130   (8) Carry Creek School Historical   (9) Chapman Elementary School   (10) Chapman High School   (11) Chapman Middle School   (12) Enterprise Elementary School   (13) Enterprise Seventh - Day Adventist School   (14) Garfield Elementary School   (15) Good Hope School Historical   (16) Great Plains Academy   (17) Herington Elementary School   (18) Herington High School   (19) Herington Middle School   (20) Hope Elementary School   (21) Hope High School   (22) Kennedy Elementary School   (23) Lincoln Public School Historical   (24) Mckinley Intermediate School   (25) Rural Center Elementary School   (26) Saint Andrews Elementary School   (27) Solomon Elementary School   (28) Solomon High School  

Spring


(1) Sand Spring   (2) Seven Springs  

Stream


(1) Buckeye Creek   (2) Carry Creek   (3) Chapman Creek   (4) Dry Branch   (5) East Turkey Creek   (6) Gypsum Creek   (7) Holland Creek   (8) Kohls Creek   (9) Lime Creek   (10) Lone Tree Creek   (11) Middle Branch   (12) Mud Creek   (13) Schuler Branch   (14) Solomon River   (15) Turkey Creek   (16) West Branch Lyon Creek   (17) West Branch Turkey Creek   (18) West Turkey Creek  

Tower


(1) Kabi-am Abilene   (2) Kabi-fm Abilene  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dickinson County, Kansas

67410 (pop. 9,918) 67449 (pop. 3,295) 67431 (pop. 2,264)
67480 (pop. 1,705) 67441 (pop. 1,098) 67451 (pop. 1,051)
67492 (pop. 303) 67482 (pop. 97)  


Counties Nearby Dickinson County, Kansas

Geary County, KS  (pop. 37,025) 21.3 Miles
Saline County, KS  (pop. 55,751) 25.6 Miles
Morris County, KS  (pop. 5,966) 28.7 Miles
Ottawa County, KS  (pop. 5,985) 34.6 Miles
Clay County, KS  (pop. 8,662) 35.1 Miles
Marion County, KS  (pop. 12,239) 35.4 Miles
Riley County, KS  (pop. 74,893) 37.6 Miles
Mcpherson County, KS  (pop. 29,374) 42.9 Miles
Chase County, KS  (pop. 2,880) 46.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dickinson County, Kansas

785



Elevation in Dickinson County, Kansas is 1,243.0 ft. (379.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dickinson County, Kansas

Lat: 38.849279 N        Long: -97.139524 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 392   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 302   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 331   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 690   (7.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,146   (12.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,349   (14.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,001   (21.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 968   (10.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 386   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 317   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 148   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 56   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 461   (5.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 625   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 7,498

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 950

In 3-person carpool : 178

In 4-person carpool : 87

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 30

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 13

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 5

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 46

Bicycle : 42

Walked : 337

Other means : 77

Worked at home : 445


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,026

5 to 9 minutes : 2,202

10 to 14 minutes : 1,261

15 to 19 minutes : 1,114

20 to 24 minutes : 876

25 to 29 minutes : 554

30 to 34 minutes : 945

35 to 39 minutes : 332

40 to 44 minutes : 304

45 to 59 minutes : 442

60 to 89 minutes : 88

90 or more minutes : 119


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,516

No Social Security income : 5,123


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,563

No retirement income : 6,076


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 149

$10,000 to $14,999 : 133

$15,000 to $19,999 : 146

$20,000 to $24,999 : 251

$25,000 to $29,999 : 292

$30,000 to $34,999 : 186

$35,000 to $39,999 : 388

$40,000 to $44,999 : 395

$45,000 to $49,999 : 357

$50,000 to $59,999 : 605

$60,000 to $74,999 : 710

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,088

$100,000 to $124,999 : 348

$125,000 to $149,999 : 163

$150,000 to $199,999 : 62

$200,000 or more : 44


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,395


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Dickinson County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,317  (25.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 443  (8.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 604  (11.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 150  (3.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,206  (23.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,178  (25.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,044  (23.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,776  (39.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 62  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Dickinson County, Kansas

Employed: 10,200
Unemployed: 431



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Dickinson 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: 18.8%
  • Other: 81.2%



Water Usage In Dickinson County, Kansas

Ground Water

 
Fresh 6.46 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 6.46 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.13 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.13 Mgal/d





There are 2,020 Farms In Dickinson County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dickinson County, Kansas

Pinnacle Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $11.5m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 146

Astra Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $529.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

The Solomon State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $406.8k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Central National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $842.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 39

The First National Bank And Trust Company Of Junction City, Kansas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $109.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Umb Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 109

The First National Bank Of Hope - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $74.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

First Bank Kansas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $279.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6

The Citizens State Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

The Dickinson County Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $11.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dickinson County, Kansas

  • Abilene Airport


    (about 6.1 miles in Solomon, Kansas; Airport Code: QBX)

  • Salina Regional


    (about 27.9 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Salina Municipal


    (about 27.9 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Manhattan Regional


    (about 32.4 miles in Ogden, Kansas; Airport Code: MHK)

  • Clay Center Municipal


    (about 37.2 miles in Clay Center, Kansas; Airport Code: CJW)

  • McPherson Airport


    (about 45.3 miles in Conway, Kansas; Airport Code: MPR)

  • Blosser Municipal


    (about 55.2 miles in Ames, Kansas; Airport Code: CNK)

  • Newton City County


    (about 55.4 miles in Newton, Kansas; Airport Code: EWK)

  • Emporia Municipal


    (about 62.6 miles in Olpe, Kansas; Airport Code: EMP)

  • Hutchinson Municipal


    (about 66.6 miles in Hutchinson, Kansas; Airport Code: HUT)

  • Allen Air Park


    (about 75.2 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TPB)

  • Colonel James Jabara


    (about 76.3 miles in Bel Aire, Kansas; Airport Code: VWS)

  • Forbes Field


    (about 79.7 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)

  • Forbes AFB


    (about 79.7 miles in Pauline, Kansas; Airport Code: FOE)

  • Beech Factory


    (about 79.9 miles in Eastborough, Kansas; Airport Code: BEC)

  • Philip Billard Municipal


    (about 82.9 miles in Topeka, Kansas; Airport Code: TOP)

  • Cessna Aircraft Field


    (about 83.2 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: CEA)

  • Wichita Mid-Continent


    (about 84.4 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: ICT)

  • McConnell AFB


    (about 85.0 miles in Mcconnell Afb, Kansas; Airport Code: IAB)

  • Coffey County


    (about 85.2 miles in Burlington, Kansas; Airport Code: KS2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dickinson County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.91%

Carpooled

11.48%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.05%

Bicycle

0.21%

Walked

2.82%

Other Means

0.40%

Worked At Home

4.84%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,417

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 277

Female householder, no husband present : 623

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,001

Householder not living alone : 321


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 200

Female householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and male partner : 87

All other households : 7,330


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,824

Renter-occupied housing units : 593

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 170

Renter-occupied housing units : 107

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 369

Renter-occupied housing units : 254

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,360

Renter-occupied housing units : 962


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 528

$10,000 to $14,999 : 519

$15,000 to $19,999 : 458

$20,000 to $24,999 : 496

$25,000 to $29,999 : 436

$30,000 to $34,999 : 353

$35,000 to $39,999 : 487

$40,000 to $44,999 : 519

$45,000 to $49,999 : 420

$50,000 to $59,999 : 767

$60,000 to $74,999 : 822

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,177

$100,000 to $124,999 : 364

$125,000 to $149,999 : 167

$150,000 to $199,999 : 82

$200,000 or more : 44


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Total : 8,979


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Occupied : 7,639

Vacant : 1,340


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 80

Built 2000 to 2004 : 307

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,052

Built 1980 to 1989 : 548

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,220

Built 1960 to 1969 : 642

Built 1950 to 1959 : 875

Built 1940 to 1949 : 634

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,621


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 4,996

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,160

Electricity : 933

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 49

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 264

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 230

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dickinson County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 96

$10,000 to $14,999 : 95

$15,000 to $19,999 : 73

$20,000 to $24,999 : 89

$25,000 to $29,999 : 147

$30,000 to $34,999 : 90

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $49,999 : 403

$50,000 to $59,999 : 391

$60,000 to $69,999 : 345

$70,000 to $79,999 : 431

$80,000 to $89,999 : 518

$90,000 to $99,999 : 345

$100,000 to $124,999 : 601

$125,000 to $149,999 : 684

$150,000 to $174,999 : 550

$175,000 to $199,999 : 252

$200,000 to $249,999 : 259

$250,000 to $299,999 : 86

$300,000 to $399,999 : 113

$400,000 to $499,999 : 40

$500,000 to $749,999 : 17

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dickinson 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 : 133

Home equity loan only : 385

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 31

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,706

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,468


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $210,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $181,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $142,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $125,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $120,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $93,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $94,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $67,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $78,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dickinson County, Kansas: 67.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Dickinson 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 31 31 $3,828,997
  Two Family 1 2 $80,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 33 $3,908,997
2000        
  Single Family 47 47 $4,567,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

47 47 $4,567,000
2001        
  Single Family 65 65 $5,541,500
  Two Family 1 2 $245,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

66 67 $5,786,500
2002        
  Single Family 49 49 $5,059,750
  Two Family 1 2 $217,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 51 $5,276,750
2003        
  Single Family 47 47 $4,873,110
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

47 47 $4,873,110
2004        
  Single Family 39 39 $3,386,433
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

39 39 $3,386,433
2005        
  Single Family 19 19 $2,145,177
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $2,145,177
2006        
  Single Family 35 35 $4,936,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $4,936,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dickinson County, KS): $35,975
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dickinson County): $65,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dickinson County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 67.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 20.7%
Electricity: 9.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.5%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Dickinson County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 12.38%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 74.27%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 11.73%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.63%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dickinson County): $377
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Dickinson County): $522


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



Health Care Centers Close To Dickinson County, Kansas

Home Health & Hospice Of Dickinson County


     Address: 511 Ne 10th Street, Abilene, Kansas 67410
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 3/12/1983

Home Health At Geary Comm Hosp


     Address: 1310 West Ash Street, Junction City, Kansas 66441
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/15/1984

Salina-saline County Hha


     Address: 125 West Elm Street, Salina, Kansas 67401
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Kansas Care Inc


     Address: 712 S Ohio St, Salina, Kansas 67401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/1/1987

Ottawa Co Health Center Hha


     Address: 215 E Eighth Street, Minneapolis, Kansas 67467
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/29/1984

Hospitals Close To Dickinson County, Kansas

Herington Municipal Hospital


     Address: 100 E Helen Street, Herington, Kansas 67449
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 511 Ne 10th St, Abilene, Kansas 67410
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Geary Community Hospital


     Address: 1102 St Mary's Road, Junction City, Kansas 66441
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Salina Regional Health Center


     Address: 400 South Santa Fe Avenue, Salina, Kansas 67401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Salina Surgical Hospital


     Address: 401 South Santa Fe Avenue, Salina, Kansas 67401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Dickinson County, Kansas

Enterprise Estates Nursing Cen


     Address: 502 Crestview Dr, Enterprise, Kansas 67441
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Medicalodges Herington


     Address: 2 E Ash St, Herington, Kansas 67449
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Memorial Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 705 N Brady St, Abilene, Kansas 67410
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Chapman Valley Manor


     Address: 1009 N Marshall, Chapman, Kansas 67431
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Valley View Senior Life


     Address: 1417 W Ash St, Junction City, Kansas 66441
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dickinson County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 88 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dickinson County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 6,715
    Disabled Workers: 915
    Widowers Workers: 1,075
    Spouses Workers: 505
    Children Workers: 500


(updated 2007)



Dickinson County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 26.89%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.61%
  • Other 1.50%



(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 Dickinson County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Dickinson County, KS

7.81 % of Dickinson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,808

Kansas Average 7.39 %

0.19 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,143

Kansas Average 0.19 %

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

  • Saline County , KS 1.16 % ($25,035 AGI )
  • Geary County , KS 1.03 % ($30,263 AGI )
  • Riley County , KS 0.35 % ($34,115 AGI )
  • Morris County , KS 0.20 % ($33,733 AGI )
  • Sedgwick County , KS 0.20 % ($59,133 AGI )
  • Clay County , KS 0.15 % ($30,545 AGI )

Relocation away from Dickinson County, KS

7.94 % of Dickinson 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 $30,162

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Saline County , KS 1.15 % ($24,282 AGI )
  • Geary County , KS 0.88 % ($28,908 AGI )
  • Riley County , KS 0.73 % ($26,593 AGI )
  • Johnson County , KS 0.28 % ($28,429 AGI )
  • Shawnee County , KS 0.22 % ($34,188 AGI )
  • Sedgwick County , KS 0.16 % ($35,000 AGI )
  • Clay County , KS 0.15 % ($21,000 AGI )
  • Douglas County , KS 0.14 % ($27,900 AGI )
  • Mcpherson County , KS 0.14 % ($21,200 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 Dickinson County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Dickinson County, Kansas


On 05/16/1999, a tornado touched down 2.68 miles from the center of Dickinson County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/10/1992, a tornado touched down 4.53 miles from the center of Dickinson County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 07/10/1992, a tornado touched down 5.51 miles from the center of Dickinson County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 11/27/2005, a tornado touched down 6.43 miles from the center of Dickinson County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 09/07/2001, a tornado touched down 6.53 miles from the center of Dickinson County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Dickinson County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/24/2007, 04:23 am 0 0 $700K --
05/24/2007, 04:00 am 0 0 $100K --
05/24/2007, 03:15 am 0 0 $50K --
05/24/2007, 02:00 am 0 0 $50K --
05/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
05/06/2007, 01:50 am 0 0 $50K --
11/01/1998, 10:00 am 0 0 $20K $5K
05/31/1996, 09:00 pm 0 0 $20K $40K
05/23/1995, 08:30 am 0 0 $100K $50K
05/16/1995, 10:00 pm 0 0 $300K $50K
05/16/1995, 07:00 pm 0 0 $80K $25K
04/06/1993, 12:00 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
         
Hail        
05/08/2003, 04:08 am 0 0 $200K $10K
05/08/2003, 03:52 am 0 0 $150K $7K
05/07/1997, 03:23 pm 0 0 -- $800K
07/22/1996, 12:45 pm 0 0 -- $3K
05/17/1995, 01:14 am 0 0 $30K --
05/17/1995, 01:07 am 0 0 $75K $25K
05/16/1995, 07:25 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
05/16/1995, 05:50 pm 0 0 $750K $20K
05/16/1995, 05:27 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
07/01/1994, 09:10 pm 0 0 $5K $1K
06/05/1994, 06:19 pm 0 0 $1K $1K
         
Heavy Rain        
06/10/2005, 08:35 pm 0 0 $100K --
         
Lightning        
08/14/2006, 01:00 am 0 0 $100K --
10/03/2002, 10:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/14/2001, 04:45 pm 0 0 $4K --
09/10/1999, 08:00 am 0 0 $25K --
08/26/1998, 06:18 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/26/1998, 05:48 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/02/1998, 03:40 am 0 0 $30K --
06/29/1998, 01:30 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/09/2004, 01:55 am 0 0 $25K --
07/09/2004, 01:40 am 0 0 $6K --
07/06/2004, 01:13 am 0 0 $5K --
07/06/2004, 12:05 am 0 0 $6K --
08/23/2003, 04:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/27/2002, 10:22 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/05/2001, 03:25 am 0 0 $2K --
06/24/1998, 07:56 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/08/1995, 12:30 am 0 0 $5K $6K
05/17/1995, 01:16 am 0 0 $100K --
05/17/1995, 01:14 am 0 0 $50K $10K
05/12/1995, 08:48 pm 0 0 $5 --
07/01/1994, 09:00 pm 0 0 $5M $50K
07/01/1994, 08:47 pm 0 0 $500K $5K
06/05/1994, 06:19 pm 0 0 $1K $1K
         
Wind        
02/02/1995, 07:25 pm 0 0 $15K --
         



Tornados In Dickinson County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-05-05 11 100 2 1 5 -- --
  2006-04-06 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-04-06 3 200 1 0 0 $30K --
  2001-09-07 4 200 1 0 0 $5K --
  1997-05-07 5 25 -- 0 0 $80K --
  1988-07-15 1 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1979-10-18 16 400 2 0 0 $25K --
  1973-09-25 20 100 3 0 20 $25M --
  1973-09-25 5 100 3 0 0 $25M --
  1973-09-25 21 67 3 0 2 $25M --
  1971-06-09 -- 200 1 0 0 -- --
  1966-06-08 9 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1959-12-26 2 33 2 0 0 -- --
  1955-06-04 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1955-04-27 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1951-05-30 8 33 1 0 0 $3K --





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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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson County, Kansas


  • Dickinson County Jail


    109 E. 1st St., Abilene, KS 67410
    Capacity: 35
    Confined: 30
    Avg. Population: 27

  • Dickinson County Jail


    109 E. 1st St., Abilene, KS 67410
    Capacity: 35
    Confined: 30
    Avg. Population: 27

  • Dickinson County Jail


    109 E. 1st St., Abilene, KS 67410
    Capacity: 35
    Confined: 30
    Avg. Population: 27


(updated 2006)



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