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Demographics Analysis

The people of Gove 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
(Gove County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 9 years : 65

10 to 14 years : 84

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 19

21 years : 18

22 to 24 years : 55

25 to 29 years : 30

30 to 34 years : 46

35 to 39 years : 35

40 to 44 years : 86

45 to 49 years : 99

50 to 54 years : 108

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 67

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 72

75 to 79 years : 70

80 to 84 years : 30

85 years and over : 28

Female:

Under 5 years : 76

5 to 9 years : 52

10 to 14 years : 122

15 to 17 years : 57

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 3

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 70

25 to 29 years : 42

30 to 34 years : 46

35 to 39 years : 51

40 to 44 years : 72

45 to 49 years : 106

50 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 47

67 to 69 years : 60

70 to 74 years : 54

75 to 79 years : 109

80 to 84 years : 69

85 years and over : 54


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Gove County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,536

Multiple ancestry : 752

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 1

Ancestry not reported : 310


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,574

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Gove County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 17 years : 438

18 to 24 years : 177

25 to 34 years : 164

35 to 44 years : 244

45 to 54 years : 407

55 to 59 years : 169

60 and 61 years : 85

62 to 64 years : 111

65 to 74 years : 295

75 years and over : 360

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 143

5 to 17 years : 381

18 to 24 years : 82

25 to 34 years : 131

35 to 44 years : 149

45 to 54 years : 326

55 to 59 years : 111

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 77

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 303

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 57

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 87

45 to 54 years : 81

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 57

75 years and over : 57

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Gove County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 995

Female : 1,009

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 233

Female : 337

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Gove County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,972

Born in other state in the United States : 561

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 189

Now married, except separated : 1,180

Divorced : 57

Separated : 2

Widowed : 147

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 35

Now married, except separated : 395

Divorced : 81

Separated : 3

Widowed : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 13

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,401

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

German:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Gove County, Kansas

  • German: 1,414   (47.1%)
  • English: 341   (11.4%)
  • United States Or American: 285   (9.5%)
  • Irish: 229   (7.6%)
  • Other Groups: 129   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 101   (3.4%)
  • Swedish: 90   (3.0%)
  • Russian: 64   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 49   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 42   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 37   (1.2%)
  • European: 30   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 26   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 16   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 15   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 15   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 15   (0.5%)
  • German Russian: 14   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 13   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 12   (0.4%)
  • Italian: 10   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.2%)
  • Israeli: 3   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.1%)
  • British: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Gove County, Kansas is 2,599



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Gove County, Kansas: 1,233
Female Population in Gove County, Kansas: 1,366


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Gove County, Kansas: 47.4
Median Female Resident Age in Gove County, Kansas: 49.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Gove County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

48.5

Male

47.0

Female

50.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

52.5

Male

41.5

Female

52.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

64.5

Male

80.5

Female

48.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.5

Male

13.5

Female

40.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

57.5

Male

57.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

37.5

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

25.5

Female

11.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.0

Male

23.5

Female

24.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.8

Male

47.5

Female

50.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Gove County, Kansas


  • White: 2,557
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 6
  • Two or More Races: 33



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 59   (5.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (2.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (2.19%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (1.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (3.28%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 412   (41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 82   (8.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 136   (13.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (4.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 125   (12.44%)
  • Master's Degree: 30   (2.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (1.99%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.2%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.18%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.09%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 109   (9.78%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (2.06%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (1.17%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (1.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 334   (29.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 151   (13.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 177   (15.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 66   (5.92%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 165   (14.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (3.68%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Gove County, Kansas

  • Quinter Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 540, Quinter, KS 67752, Phone: (785) 754-2470, Students: 339 )

  • Wheatland


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 165, Grainfield, KS 67737, Phone: (785) 673-4213, Students: 175 )

  • Grinnell Public Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 68, Grinnell, KS 67738, Phone: (785) 824-3277, Students: 119 )

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

  • Quinter Elem


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 429, Quinter, KS 67752, Phone: (785) 754-3953, Students: 169 )

  • Wheatland Elem


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 174, Grainfield, KS 67737, Phone: (785) 673-4365, Students: 85 )

  • Grinnell Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: P.o. Box 129, Grinnell, KS 67738, Phone: (785) 824-3296, Students: 43 )

  • Grinnell Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: P.o. Box 68, Grinnell, KS 67738, Phone: (785) 824-3277, Students: 33 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Gove County, Kansas

  • Quinter Jr-sr High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Box 459, Quinter, KS 67752, Phone: (785) 754-3660, Students: 170 )

  • Wheatland Middle/senior High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 149, Grainfield, KS 67737, Phone: (785) 673-4223, Students: 90 )

  • Grinnell High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 68, Grinnell, KS 67738, Phone: (785) 824-3277, Students: 43 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Gove County, Kansas

  • Gove City Library


    519 Broad Street, Gove, KS 67736

  • Grainfield City Library


    242 Main St., Grainfield, KS 67737

  • Grinnell/moore Family Library


    95 S. Adams, Grinnell, KS 67738

  • Jay Johnson Public Library


    411 Main Street, Quinter, KS 67752

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Gove County, Kansas


  • Gove County Historical Association


    Po Box 48, Grainfield, KS 67737

  • Grinnell-angelus Area Heritage Center Inc


    Po Box 365, Grinnell, KS 67738

  • Quinter Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 118, Quinter, KS 67752

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Gove County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Ashbaugh Airport Historical   (2) Beesley Farms Airport Historical   (3) Castle Rock Ranch Airport Historical   (4) Coberly Airport   (5) Evans Airport Historical   (6) Lundgren Angus Ranch Airport   (7) Quinter Air Strip   (8) Stevenson Airport Historical   (9) Tustin Airport Historical  

Arch


(1) Monument Rocks Arch  

Building


(1) Gove City Fire Department   (2) Gove City Library   (3) Gove County Courthouse   (4) Gove County Health Department   (5) Gove County Sheriff S Office   (6) Gove Rural Fire Department   (7) Gove Senior Center   (8) Grainfield City Hall   (9) Grainfield City Library   (10) Grainfield Fire Department   (11) Grinnell City Rural Fire Department   (12) Grinnell City Hall   (13) Jay Johnson Public Library   (14) Park Fire Department   (15) Quinter City Hall   (16) Quinter Fire Department   (17) Quinter Police Department   (18) Quinter Senior Citizens Center   (19) Quinter Volunteer Ambulance Service  

Cemetery


(1) Alanthus Cemetery   (2) Baker Township Cemetery   (3) Gove Cemetery   (4) Grainfield Cemetery   (5) Grinnell Cemetery   (6) Immaculate Conception Cemetery   (7) Morning Star Cemetery   (8) Old Order German Baptist Cemetery   (9) Red Top Cemetery   (10) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (11) Swedish Lutheran Cemetery   (12) Zion Norwegian Cemetery  

Church


(1) Dunkard Brethren Church   (2) Gainfield United Methodist Church   (3) Gove Bible Baptist Church   (4) Gove United Methodist Church   (5) Grinnell United Methodist Church   (6) Immaculate Conception Catholic Church   (7) Old Order German Baptist Church   (8) Quinter Church Of The Brethren   (9) Quinter Reformed Presbyterian Church   (10) Quinter United Methodist Church   (11) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (12) Saint Agnes Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Gove City   (2) City Of Grainfield   (3) City Of Grinnell   (4) City Of Park   (5) City Of Quinter   (6) Gove County   (7) Township Of Baker   (8) Township Of Gaeland   (9) Township Of Gove   (10) Township Of Grainfield   (11) Township Of Grinnell   (12) Township Of Jerome   (13) Township Of Larrabee   (14) Township Of Lewis   (15) Township Of Payne  

Hospital


(1) Gove County Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Abell Ranch   (2) Campus   (3) Devils Canyon Historical   (4) Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 16   (5) Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 20   (6) Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 22   (7) Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 6   (8) Gove County 4 - H Fairgrounds   (9) Gove Wastewater Plant   (10) Grainfield Wastewater Plant   (11) Grinnell Cow Paddy Golf Club   (12) Grinnell Wastewater Plant   (13) Hackberry Historical   (14) Hi-plains Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 10   (15) Hi-plains Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 9   (16) Jerome Historical   (17) Kansas Department Of Transportation Gove County Rest Area   (18) Lewis Historical   (19) Monument Station Historical   (20) Park Wastewater Plant   (21) Quinter Golf Club   (22) Quinter Wastewater Treatment Plant   (23) Tiffany Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Lundgren Oil Field  

Park


(1) Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark   (2) Sheridan Wildlife Area  

Pillar


(1) Castle Rock   (2) Chalk Pyramids  

Populated Place


(1) Gove   (2) Grainfield   (3) Grinnell   (4) Park   (5) Quinter  

Post Office


(1) Gove Post Office   (2) Grainfield Post Office   (3) Grinnell Post Office   (4) Park Post Office   (5) Quinter Post Office  

School


(1) Gove Elementary School   (2) Grinnell Grade School   (3) Grinnell High School   (4) Grinnell Middle School   (5) Missouri Flats School Historical   (6) Quinter Elementary School   (7) Quinter Junior - Senior High School   (8) Wheatland Elementary School   (9) Wheatland High School  

Stream


(1) Cheyenne Creek   (2) East Salt Creek   (3) East Spring Creek   (4) Hell Creek   (5) Indian Creek   (6) Middle Branch Hackberry Creek   (7) North Branch Hackberry Creek   (8) North Fork Big Creek   (9) North Fork Saline River   (10) Plum Creek   (11) Salt Creek   (12) Sand Creek   (13) South Branch Hackberry Creek   (14) South Fork Saline River   (15) Spring Brook Creek   (16) West Salt Creek   (17) West Spring Creek  

Trail


(1) Butterfield Overland Trail  

Valley


(1) Cow Draw   (2) Long Canyon Historical   (3) Turner Draw  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Gove County, Kansas

67752 (pop. 1,546) 67738 (pop. 629) 67737 (pop. 561)
67736 (pop. 263) 67751 (pop. 262)  


Counties Nearby Gove County, Kansas

Sheridan County, KS  (pop. 2,472) 25.3 Miles
Logan County, KS  (pop. 2,641) 31.6 Miles
Lane County, KS  (pop. 1,661) 33.2 Miles
Trego County, KS  (pop. 2,949) 34.0 Miles
Thomas County, KS  (pop. 7,420) 39.3 Miles
Graham County, KS  (pop. 2,566) 40.5 Miles
Scott County, KS  (pop. 4,658) 42.5 Miles
Ness County, KS  (pop. 2,949) 45.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Gove County, Kansas

785



Elevation in Gove County, Kansas is 2,756.0 ft. (840.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Gove County, Kansas

Lat: 38.990702 N        Long: -100.475457 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 26   (2.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 39   (3.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 117   (9.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 215   (16.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 353   (27.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 220   (17.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 79   (6.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 48   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 36   (2.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 59   (4.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Gove County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 861

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 73

In 3-person carpool : 21

In 4-person carpool : 4

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 2

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 : 4

Bicycle : 8

Walked : 148

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 99


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Gove County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 360

5 to 9 minutes : 256

10 to 14 minutes : 157

15 to 19 minutes : 102

20 to 24 minutes : 87

25 to 29 minutes : 59

30 to 34 minutes : 48

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 2

60 to 89 minutes : 29

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 458

No Social Security income : 693


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 151

No retirement income : 1,000


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Gove County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 91

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 93

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $44,999 : 56

$45,000 to $49,999 : 80

$50,000 to $59,999 : 83

$60,000 to $74,999 : 102

$75,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,188


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Gove County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 306  (37.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (4.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 89  (10.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 82  (10.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 153  (18.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 251  (37.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 136  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 235  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Gove County, Kansas

Employed: 1,459
Unemployed: 45



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 21.68 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 21.68 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 382 Farms In Gove County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Gove County, Kansas

State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $291.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 24

Kansasland Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $52.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

The Citizens State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $11.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 30

The Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Gove County, Kansas

  • Murray


    (about 41.8 miles in Colby, Kansas; Airport Code: CBK)

  • Hays Municipal


    (about 65.3 miles in Antonino, Kansas; Airport Code: HYS)

  • Hays Regional


    (about 65.4 miles in Antonino, Kansas; Airport Code: HYS)

  • Renner Field


    (about 70.6 miles in Goodland, Kansas; Airport Code: GLD)

  • Garden City Municipal


    (about 74.7 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Garden City Regional


    (about 74.7 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Cimarron Municipal


    (about 80.4 miles in Cimarron, Kansas; Airport Code: UXS)

  • McCook Municipal


    (about 84.2 miles in Mc Cook, Nebraska; Airport Code: MCK)

  • McCook Ben Nelson Regional


    (about 84.2 miles in Mc Cook, Nebraska; Airport Code: MCK)

  • Dodge City Regional


    (about 89.3 miles in Dodge City, Kansas; Airport Code: DDC)

  • Russell Municipal


    (about 89.8 miles in Russell, Kansas; Airport Code: RSL)

  • Great Bend Municipal


    (about 97.6 miles in Dundee, Kansas; Airport Code: GBD)

  • Kit Carson County


    (about 98.6 miles in Burlington, Colorado; Airport Code: RQX)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Gove County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.26%

Carpooled

7.98%

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

0.27%

Walked

8.52%

Other Means

0.48%

Worked At Home

13.50%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 790

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 11

Female householder, no husband present : 41

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 291

Householder not living alone : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 6

All other households : 1,135


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gove County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 656

Renter-occupied housing units : 134

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 30

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 193

Renter-occupied housing units : 116


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Gove County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 67

$15,000 to $19,999 : 68

$20,000 to $24,999 : 135

$25,000 to $29,999 : 65

$30,000 to $34,999 : 156

$35,000 to $39,999 : 62

$40,000 to $44,999 : 61

$45,000 to $49,999 : 97

$50,000 to $59,999 : 95

$60,000 to $74,999 : 110

$75,000 to $99,999 : 102

$100,000 to $124,999 : 52

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Gove County, Kansas)

Total : 1,382


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Gove County, Kansas)

Occupied : 1,151

Vacant : 231


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Gove County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Gove County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 8

Built 2000 to 2004 : 12

Built 1990 to 1999 : 66

Built 1980 to 1989 : 145

Built 1970 to 1979 : 243

Built 1960 to 1969 : 143

Built 1950 to 1959 : 197

Built 1940 to 1949 : 100

Built 1939 or earlier : 468


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Gove County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 677

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 277

Electricity : 136

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 44

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 14

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Gove County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 41

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $49,999 : 78

$50,000 to $59,999 : 89

$60,000 to $69,999 : 83

$70,000 to $79,999 : 66

$80,000 to $89,999 : 58

$90,000 to $99,999 : 51

$100,000 to $124,999 : 72

$125,000 to $149,999 : 59

$150,000 to $174,999 : 43

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 40

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 14

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 6

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Gove 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 : 13

Home equity loan only : 21

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 272

Housing units without a mortgage : 584


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $108,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $125,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $77,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $69,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $74,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $61,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $55,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $59,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Gove County, Kansas: 68.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Gove 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 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $65,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $65,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $252,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $252,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gove County, KS): $33,510
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gove County): $51,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gove County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 60.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 28.6%
Electricity: 7.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.9%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Gove County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 14.29%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 85.71%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gove County): $330
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Gove 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 Gove County, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Gove County, Kansas

Gove County Medical Center Hha


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

Trego County Home Health


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

L & C Home Health Agency Inc


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

Graham Co Hospital Hha


     Address: 304 W Prout, Hill City, Kansas 67642
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/20/1966

Scott County Hospital Home Health


     Address: 310 East 3rd Street, Scott City, Kansas 67871
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/27/1981

Hospitals Close To Gove County, Kansas

Sheridan County Hospital


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

Scott County Hospital


     Address: 310 E 3rd Street, Scott City, Kansas 67871
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Grisell Memorial Hospital District #1


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

Ness County Hospital District #2


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

Hays Medical Center


     Address: 2220 Canterbury Drive, Hays, Kansas 67601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Gove County, Kansas

Deseret Nursing & Rehabilitation At Colby


     Address: 105 East College Drive, Colby, Kansas 67701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Good Samaritan Society - Decatur County


     Address: 108 E Ash St, Oberlin, Kansas 67749
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Good Samaritan Society - Hays


     Address: 2700 Canal Blvd, Hays, Kansas 67601
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Good Samaritan Society - Ellis


     Address: 1101 Spruce St, Ellis, Kansas 67637
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 42
     Percent Occupied: 81%

St John's Of Hays


     Address: 2401 Canterbury, Hays, Kansas 67601
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Gove County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 261 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Gove County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 515
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Gove County, Kansas


Charges


Hospital Public: $3,418,000
Solid Waste Management: $124,000
All Other: $146,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $3,484,000
All Other: $36,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $1,000
Health & Hospitals: $850,000
Highways: $246,000
All Other: $100,000


Local Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $9,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $22,000
Financial Administration: $191,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $61,000
Central Staff Services: $147,000
General Public Buildings: $150,000
Health Services - Other: $127,000
Own Hospitals: $8,069,000
Regular Highways: $683,000
Natural Resources - Other: $232,000
Police Protection: $268,000
Solid Waste Management: $183,000
General - Other: $595,000


Construction


Solid Waste Management: $122,000


Other Capital Outlay


Financial Administration: $7,000
Judicial: $1,000
Central Staff: $3,000
General Public Building: $16,000
Health - Other: $2,000
Own Hospitals: $573,000
Regular Highways: $607,000
Natural Resource - Other: $33,000
Police Protection: $34,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,000
General - Other: $44,000


General


Interest On Debt: $50,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Higher Education: $12,000
General: $98,000


Tax


Property: $2,605,000
Total General Sales: $287,000
Motor Vehicle License: $24,000
Individual Income: $15,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $32,000
Severance: $17,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $4,000
Property Sale Other: $9,000
Interest Earnings: $116,000
Donations From Private Sources: $94,000
General Revenue, Nec: $323,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $92,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $39,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $1,713,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $5,172,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $1,400,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,612,000


(updated 2006)



Gove County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 16.84%
  • Bush & Cheney 81.53%
  • Other 1.64%



(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 Gove County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Gove County, KS

4.01 % of Gove County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,182

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Gove County, KS

5.56 % of Gove 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 $29,871

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

Tornado Information For Gove County, Kansas


On 10/28/2000, a tornado touched down 2.82 miles from the center of Gove County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/05/1964, a tornado touched down 3.11 miles from the center of Gove County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/16/2004, a tornado touched down 8.34 miles from the center of Gove County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/07/1993, a tornado touched down 8.42 miles from the center of Gove County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/05/1999, a tornado touched down 8.94 miles from the center of Gove County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Gove County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/25/1999, 05:05 pm 0 0 $75K --
         
Hail        
09/17/2001, 01:50 pm 0 0 $480K --
05/22/1995, 01:40 pm 0 0 $3M $30K
05/16/1995, 09:30 pm 0 0 $3M $15K
         
Lightning        
04/15/2003, 05:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/22/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/16/2006, 03:25 pm 0 0 $52K --
06/16/2006, 03:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/16/2006, 03:18 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/14/2004, 11:00 pm 0 0 $100K --
06/11/2003, 08:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
         



Tornados In Gove County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-05-22 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-29 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-29 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-10-31 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-10-28 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-05 -- 200 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-07-15 -- 20 -- 0 0 $1K --
  1984-06-21 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1981-05-17 -- 17 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1981-03-28 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1979-07-03 2 37 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-22 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1968-06-23 2 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1957-06-15 7 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1957-05-13 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-10-28 8 50 2 0 0 -- --
  1951-06-20 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1951-06-17 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1950-08-06 9 33 2 0 0 $250K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Gove 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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