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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kearny 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
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 169

5 to 9 years : 207

10 to 14 years : 228

15 to 17 years : 140

18 and 19 years : 33

20 years : 31

21 years : 25

22 to 24 years : 66

25 to 29 years : 133

30 to 34 years : 129

35 to 39 years : 138

40 to 44 years : 127

45 to 49 years : 165

50 to 54 years : 125

55 to 59 years : 112

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 57

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 32

Female:

Under 5 years : 153

5 to 9 years : 164

10 to 14 years : 194

15 to 17 years : 95

18 and 19 years : 67

20 years : 11

21 years : 45

22 to 24 years : 92

25 to 29 years : 68

30 to 34 years : 138

35 to 39 years : 147

40 to 44 years : 234

45 to 49 years : 154

50 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 46

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 45

85 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,652

Multiple ancestry : 1,217

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 25

Ancestry not reported : 303


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,486

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 4

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 80

Not a U.S. citizen : 627


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 322

5 to 17 years : 1,028

18 to 24 years : 370

25 to 34 years : 468

35 to 44 years : 646

45 to 54 years : 555

55 to 59 years : 207

60 and 61 years : 57

62 to 64 years : 108

65 to 74 years : 219

75 years and over : 217

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 257

5 to 17 years : 639

18 to 24 years : 182

25 to 34 years : 240

35 to 44 years : 317

45 to 54 years : 377

55 to 59 years : 148

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 159

75 years and over : 179

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 232

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 159

45 to 54 years : 115

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 92

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 38

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

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 : 25

5 to 17 years : 153

18 to 24 years : 115

25 to 34 years : 161

35 to 44 years : 170

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,218

Female : 1,317

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 454

Female : 497

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 428

Female : 279


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 2,387

Born in other state in the United States : 911

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 658


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 423

Now married, except separated : 1,049

Divorced : 184

Separated : 11

Widowed : 120

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 162

Now married, except separated : 414

Divorced : 73

Separated : 47

Widowed : 47

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 92

Now married, except separated : 439

Divorced : 21

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,762

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 512

Speak English less than "very well" : 375

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

German:

Speak English "very well" : 159

Speak English less than "very well" : 61

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kearny County, Kansas

  • Other Groups: 1,360   (30.7%)
  • German: 1,187   (26.8%)
  • English: 408   (9.2%)
  • United States Or American: 375   (8.5%)
  • Irish: 360   (8.1%)
  • Dutch: 152   (3.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 91   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 71   (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 62   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 60   (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 44   (1.0%)
  • European: 39   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 37   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 28   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 27   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 26   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 18   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 17   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 10   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 4   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.1%)
  • British: 2   (0.0%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kearny County, Kansas is 4,197



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kearny County, Kansas: 2,100
Female Population in Kearny County, Kansas: 2,097


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kearny County, Kansas: 30.4
Median Female Resident Age in Kearny County, Kansas: 35.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kearny County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

37.0

Male

35.3

Female

39.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.5

Male

24.5

Female

21.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

19.5

Male

18.5

Female

23.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

18.5

Female

49.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.5

Male

0.0

Female

24.5

Other


Both sexes

26.9

Male

24.4

Female

30.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

17.0

Female

12.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

21.6

Female

24.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.7

Male

39.1

Female

44.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Kearny County, Kansas


  • White: 3,960
  • African American: 15
  • American Indian: 14
  • Asian: 1
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 81
  • Two or More Races: 126



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 32   (2.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 32   (2.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 51   (3.97%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 82   (6.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 34   (2.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 48   (3.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (1.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 36   (2.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 350   (27.24%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 151   (11.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 177   (13.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 80   (6.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 107   (8.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (3.19%)
  • Professional School Degree: 32   (2.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.54%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 18   (1.38%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.61%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 47   (3.6%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 71   (5.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (3.14%)
  • 10th Grade: 45   (3.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (3.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (1.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 369   (28.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 161   (12.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 183   (14%)
  • Associate Degree: 105   (8.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 135   (10.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (3.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1.38%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.61%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Kearny County, Kansas

  • Lakin


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1003 West Kingman, Lakin, KS 67860, Phone: (620) 355-6761, Students: 672 )

  • Deerfield


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 274, Deerfield, KS 67838, Phone: (620) 426-8516, Students: 349 )

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

  • Lakin Elem


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Box 26, Lakin, KS 67860, Phone: (620) 355-6191, Students: 270 )

  • Lakin Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 1201 W. Kingman, Lakin, KS 67860, Phone: (620) 355-6973, Students: 181 )

  • Deerfield Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Box 274, Deerfield, KS 67838, Phone: (620) 426-8301, Students: 154 )

  • Deerfield Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Box 274, Deerfield, KS 67838, Phone: (620) 426-8401, Students: 68 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Kearny County, Kansas

  • Lakin High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 407 N Campbell, Lakin, KS 67860, Phone: (620) 355-6411, Students: 221 )

  • Deerfield High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 274, Deerfield, KS 67838, Phone: (620) 426-8401, Students: 127 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kearny County, Kansas

  • Kearny County Library


    101 E. Prairie, Lakin, KS 67860

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Kearny County, Kansas


  • Kearny County Museum


    109 N Main St, Lakin, KS 67860

  • The Kearny County Kansas Historical Society Inc


    111 S Buffalo St, Lakin, KS 67860

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Kearny County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Crist Airport Historical   (2) Dienst Ranch Airport Historical   (3) Eveleigh Farms Airport   (4) Kuhlmann Landing Field Historical   (5) Lakin Airport   (6) Morgan Farms Airport   (7) R J C Farms Inc Airport  

Building


(1) Kearny County Courthouse   (2) Kearny County Emergency Medical Services   (3) Kearny County Fire And Rescue   (4) Kearny County Health Department   (5) Kearny County Historical Museum   (6) Kearny County Jail   (7) Kearny County Library   (8) Kearny County Sheriff S Office   (9) Kwkr - Fm Leoti   (10) Lakin Administrative Center   (11) Pioneer Community Hall  

Canal


(1) Amazon Ditch   (2) Martin Ditch   (3) Southside Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Fairview Cemetery   (2) Hartland Cemetery   (3) Lakin Cemetery   (4) Lydia Lutheran Cemetery   (5) Lydia Methodist Cemetery   (6) Menno Cemetery   (7) Zion Lydia Lutheran Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church   (2) First Christian Church   (3) First Presbyterian Church   (4) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (5) Lakin Assembly Of God Church   (6) Lakin Church Of Christ   (7) Lakin United Methodist Church   (8) Lydia United Methodist Church   (9) Mennonite Church Of God In Christ   (10) Saint Anthony S Catholic Church   (11) Victory Baptist Church   (12) Wesleyan Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lakin   (2) Hibbard Township Historical   (3) Kearny County   (4) Township Of Deerfield   (5) Township Of East Hibbard   (6) Township Of Hartland   (7) Township Of Kendall   (8) Township Of Lakin   (9) Township Of Southside   (10) Township Of Terry  

Hospital


(1) Kearny County Hospital  

Lake


(1) Clear Lake  

Locale


(1) Kearney Historical   (2) Kearny County Fairgrounds   (3) Knauston Historical   (4) Lakin Country Club   (5) Lakin Power Plant   (6) Lakin Wastewater Plant   (7) Oanica Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Amazon Ditch Oil Field   (2) Nunn Oil Field  

Park


(1) Louck Park  

Populated Place


(1) Hartland   (2) Lakin   (3) Lydia   (4) Sutton  

Post Office


(1) Lakin Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Mckinney   (2) Sondreagger Lake  

School


(1) Grand Union School   (2) Hite School Historical   (3) Lakin Elementary School   (4) Lakin High School   (5) Lakin Middle School   (6) North Kearny School   (7) North Star School  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Sand Creek  

Valley


(1) Campbell Draw   (2) Crozier Draw   (3) James Draw   (4) Mattox Draw  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kearny County, Kansas

67860 (pop. 3,170) 67838 (pop. 1,258)


Counties Nearby Kearny County, Kansas

Finney County, KS  (pop. 37,119) 23.1 Miles
Hamilton County, KS  (pop. 2,583) 27.7 Miles
Grant County, KS  (pop. 7,409) 32.2 Miles
Wichita County, KS  (pop. 2,177) 32.8 Miles
Scott County, KS  (pop. 4,658) 36.7 Miles
Haskell County, KS  (pop. 4,043) 40.1 Miles
Greeley County, KS  (pop. 1,183) 40.8 Miles
Stanton County, KS  (pop. 2,152) 41.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kearny County, Kansas

620



Elevation in Kearny County, Kansas is 3,225.0 ft. (983.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Kearny County, Kansas

Lat: 38.029417 N        Long: -101.272236 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 66   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 33   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 72   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 125   (6.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 186   (10.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 290   (16.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 413   (22.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 211   (11.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 83   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 73   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 120   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 106   (5.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,698

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 52

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 103

Other means : 31

Worked at home : 70


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 572

5 to 9 minutes : 388

10 to 14 minutes : 238

15 to 19 minutes : 231

20 to 24 minutes : 166

25 to 29 minutes : 77

30 to 34 minutes : 123

35 to 39 minutes : 66

40 to 44 minutes : 5

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 21


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 403

No Social Security income : 1,126


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 180

No retirement income : 1,349


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 68

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 121

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 120

$30,000 to $34,999 : 76

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $44,999 : 69

$45,000 to $49,999 : 38

$50,000 to $59,999 : 110

$60,000 to $74,999 : 104

$75,000 to $99,999 : 180

$100,000 to $124,999 : 71

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,044


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Kearny County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 317  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 108  (9.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 91  (8.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 148  (13.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 219  (19.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 289  (35.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 198  (24.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 233  (28.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 20  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Kearny County, Kansas

Employed: 1,935
Unemployed: 80



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 146.19 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 146.19 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 102.53 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 102.53 Mgal/d





There are 231 Farms In Kearny County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Kearny County, Kansas

The Kearny County Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $186.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

The Plains State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $140.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Kearny County, Kansas

  • Ulysses Airport


    (about 29.9 miles in Ulysses, Kansas; Airport Code: ULS)

  • Garden City Municipal


    (about 30.4 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Garden City Regional


    (about 30.7 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Cimarron Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Cimarron, Kansas; Airport Code: UXS)

  • Liberal Municipal


    (about 70.2 miles in Liberal, Kansas; Airport Code: LBL)

  • Liberal Mid-America Regional


    (about 70.2 miles in Liberal, Kansas; Airport Code: LBL)

  • Dodge City Regional


    (about 73.6 miles in Dodge City, Kansas; Airport Code: DDC)

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 77.2 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)

  • Guymon Municipal


    (about 94.1 miles in Guymon, Oklahoma; Airport Code: GUY)

  • Renner Field


    (about 95.5 miles in Goodland, Kansas; Airport Code: GLD)

  • Murray


    (about 95.7 miles in Colby, Kansas; Airport Code: CBK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kearny County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.85%

Carpooled

13.43%

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

0.16%

Bicycle

0.10%

Walked

2.61%

Other Means

1.25%

Worked At Home

5.59%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 889

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 68

Female householder, no husband present : 168

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 376

Householder not living alone : 28


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 61

All other households : 1,454


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 757

Renter-occupied housing units : 132

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 44

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 99

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 251

Renter-occupied housing units : 153


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 66

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 174

$20,000 to $24,999 : 83

$25,000 to $29,999 : 150

$30,000 to $34,999 : 137

$35,000 to $39,999 : 74

$40,000 to $44,999 : 109

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 166

$60,000 to $74,999 : 104

$75,000 to $99,999 : 199

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Total : 1,731


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Occupied : 1,529

Vacant : 202


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 4

Built 2000 to 2004 : 50

Built 1990 to 1999 : 181

Built 1980 to 1989 : 426

Built 1970 to 1979 : 340

Built 1960 to 1969 : 134

Built 1950 to 1959 : 154

Built 1940 to 1949 : 184

Built 1939 or earlier : 258


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 1,259

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 93

Electricity : 152

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 9

Other fuel : 16

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kearny County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 65

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 65

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $49,999 : 48

$50,000 to $59,999 : 41

$60,000 to $69,999 : 171

$70,000 to $79,999 : 112

$80,000 to $89,999 : 121

$90,000 to $99,999 : 146

$100,000 to $124,999 : 85

$125,000 to $149,999 : 60

$150,000 to $174,999 : 67

$175,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 to $249,999 : 24

$250,000 to $299,999 : 37

$300,000 to $399,999 : 27

$400,000 to $499,999 : 4

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kearny 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 : 10

Home equity loan only : 78

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 11

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 525

Housing units without a mortgage : 527


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $68,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $61,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $92,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $97,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $92,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $93,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $68,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kearny County, Kansas: 76.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Kearny 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 19 19 $1,165,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $1,165,000
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 4 4 $550,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $550,000
2002        
  Single Family 11 11 $340,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $340,000
2003        
  Single Family 2 2 $245,836
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $245,836
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $605,511
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $605,511
2005        
  Single Family 4 4 $415,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $415,000
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $581,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $581,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kearny County, KS): $40,149
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kearny County): $65,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kearny County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 88.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.8%
Electricity: 5.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Kearny County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.41%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 85.19%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.41%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kearny County): $465
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Kearny County): $563


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



Health Care Centers Close To Kearny County, Kansas

Kearny County Home Health Agency


     Address: 500 East Thorpe Street, Lakin, Kansas 67860
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/1/2004

Sunshine Nursing Agency


     Address: 2718 N Cummings Rd Suite E, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/24/1988

St Catherine Home Health


     Address: 602 N 6th St, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 10/7/1996

Heritage Homecare


     Address: 415 North Main Street, Ulysses, Kansas 67880
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/22/1983

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 Kearny County, Kansas

Kearny County Hospital


     Address: 500 Thorpe Street, Lakin, Kansas 67860
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Catherine Hospital


     Address: 401 East Spruce, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hamilton County Hospital


     Address: 700 North Huser, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital


     Address: 415 N Main Street, Ulysses, Kansas 67880
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Scott County Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Kearny County, Kansas

Garden Valley Retirement Villa


     Address: 1505 E Spruce St, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 63%

The Homestead Health & Rehab Center


     Address: 2308 N 3rd Po Box 955, Garden City, Kansas 67846
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Hamilton County Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 700 North Huser Po Box 909, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Juniper Village At Lamar


     Address: 205 South 10th St, P O Box 191, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Holly Nursing Care Center


     Address: 320 North 8th Street, Holly, Colorado 81047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 78%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kearny County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 300 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kearny County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 380
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 80
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Kearny County, Kansas


Charges


Hospital Public: $6,972,000
All Other: $97,000


State Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $18,000
Highways: $299,000
All Other: $14,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $17,000
Financial Administration: $238,000
Fire Protection: $173,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $236,000
Central Staff Services: $242,000
General Public Buildings: $481,000
Health Services - Other: $513,000
Own Hospitals: $8,029,000
Regular Highways: $2,067,000
Libraries: $155,000
Natural Resources - Other: $347,000
Parks & Recreation: $92,000
Police Protection: $965,000
Solid Waste Management: $98,000
General - Other: $1,677,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $110,000
General: $300,000


Other Capital Outlay


Financial Administration: $5,000
Fire Protection: $55,000
Judicial: $4,000
Central Staff: $13,000
General Public Building: $51,000
Health - Other: $18,000
Regular Highways: $443,000
Natural Resource - Other: $47,000
Parks & Recreation: $6,000
Police Protection: $54,000
General - Other: $92,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Higher Education: $25,000
Regular Highways: $239,000


Tax


Property: $8,584,000
Motor Vehicle License: $26,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $46,000
Severance: $273,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $218,000
Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
General Revenue, Nec: $142,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $49,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $8,002,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $4,500,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $7,788,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,200,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $9,200,000


(updated 2006)



Kearny County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 18.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 80.89%
  • Other 0.41%



(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 Kearny County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Kearny County, KS

7.09 % of Kearny County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $24,444

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Finney County , KS 2.00 % ($21,393 AGI )

Relocation away from Kearny County, KS

10.30 % of Kearny 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 $31,322

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Finney County , KS 3.04 % ($24,886 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 Kearny County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Kearny County, Kansas


On 04/15/1976, a tornado touched down 4.13 miles from the center of Kearny County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 (no rain or hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 08/02/1979, a tornado touched down 4.23 miles from the center of Kearny County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/20/1951, a tornado touched down 4.28 miles from the center of Kearny County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with large hail and heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/10/2001, a tornado touched down 6.49 miles from the center of Kearny County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/03/1965, a tornado touched down 6.92 miles from the center of Kearny County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Kearny County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/06/1997, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K $50K
         
Hail        
05/16/1999, 08:10 pm 0 0 $800K $2M
06/22/1995, 06:28 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/22/1995, 04:35 pm 0 0 $20K --
09/18/1993, 07:40 pm 0 0 $500K --
09/18/1993, 07:20 pm 0 0 -- $50K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/22/2006, 06:55 pm 0 0 $81K --
06/22/2006, 04:15 pm 0 0 $6K --
07/25/1999, 10:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/24/1997, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
09/18/1993, 07:38 pm 0 0 $50K --
08/01/1993, 09:00 am 0 0 $500K --
         



Tornados In Kearny County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2001-05-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-27 4 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-30 -- 200 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-22 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-22 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-22 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-22 4 880 3 0 0 $250K --
  1995-05-15 1 100 1 0 0 $70K --
  1995-05-15 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-06-22 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1993-05-22 1 20 1 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-15 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1989-06-10 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1988-05-27 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1985-05-10 -- 3 -- 0 0 -- --
  1983-06-01 -- 7 -- 0 0 -- --
  1979-08-02 10 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1978-07-30 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1977-08-05 -- 13 -- 0 0 -- --
  1977-06-11 1 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1971-06-10 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1969-10-04 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1969-05-28 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1968-05-12 107 320 3 0 0 $25K --
  1968-05-12 4 320 3 0 4 $25K --
  1967-06-23 16 33 3 0 0 -- --
  1966-07-06 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1957-06-16 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-07-11 16 33 2 1 0 $25K --
  1956-07-11 5 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1955-06-12 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1954-06-10 -- 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1951-06-20 49 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1951-06-17 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1951-05-08 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1950-06-16 30 33 1 0 0 $25K --





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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 Kearny 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 Kearny County, Kansas


  • Kearny County Jail


    P.o. Box P, Lakin, KS 67860
    Confined: 10
    Avg. Population: 11


(updated 2006)



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