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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rice 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
(Rice County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 361

5 to 9 years : 352

10 to 14 years : 318

15 to 17 years : 196

18 and 19 years : 207

20 years : 68

21 years : 144

22 to 24 years : 238

25 to 29 years : 253

30 to 34 years : 301

35 to 39 years : 300

40 to 44 years : 266

45 to 49 years : 322

50 to 54 years : 335

55 to 59 years : 319

60 and 61 years : 109

62 to 64 years : 109

65 and 66 years : 111

67 to 69 years : 83

70 to 74 years : 202

75 to 79 years : 147

80 to 84 years : 74

85 years and over : 114

Female:

Under 5 years : 299

5 to 9 years : 345

10 to 14 years : 307

15 to 17 years : 202

18 and 19 years : 287

20 years : 16

21 years : 70

22 to 24 years : 338

25 to 29 years : 253

30 to 34 years : 239

35 to 39 years : 268

40 to 44 years : 273

45 to 49 years : 357

50 to 54 years : 389

55 to 59 years : 305

60 and 61 years : 111

62 to 64 years : 131

65 and 66 years : 110

67 to 69 years : 150

70 to 74 years : 233

75 to 79 years : 222

80 to 84 years : 134

85 years and over : 184


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rice County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,301

Multiple ancestry : 3,268

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 75

Ancestry not reported : 1,508


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,765

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 7

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 48

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 89

Not a U.S. citizen : 243


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rice County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 660

5 to 17 years : 1,720

18 to 24 years : 1,368

25 to 34 years : 1,046

35 to 44 years : 1,107

45 to 54 years : 1,403

55 to 59 years : 624

60 and 61 years : 220

62 to 64 years : 240

65 to 74 years : 889

75 years and over : 875

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 653

5 to 17 years : 1,430

18 to 24 years : 732

25 to 34 years : 593

35 to 44 years : 737

45 to 54 years : 943

55 to 59 years : 476

60 and 61 years : 127

62 to 64 years : 190

65 to 74 years : 618

75 years and over : 669

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 270

18 to 24 years : 613

25 to 34 years : 330

35 to 44 years : 235

45 to 54 years : 422

55 to 59 years : 114

60 and 61 years : 91

62 to 64 years : 50

65 to 74 years : 264

75 years and over : 201

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 31

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 4

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 123

35 to 44 years : 104

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 1


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rice County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,296

Female : 3,872

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,382

Female : 1,215

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 32

Female : 23

Foreign born:

Male : 219

Female : 113


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rice County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 6,942

Born in other state in the United States : 2,375

Native: born outside the United States : 45

Foreign born : 215


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,192

Now married, except separated : 3,111

Divorced : 602

Separated : 93

Widowed : 433

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 845

Now married, except separated : 1,072

Divorced : 303

Separated : 3

Widowed : 149

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 36

Divorced : 5

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Foreign born:

Never married : 70

Now married, except separated : 232

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 8,833

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 330

Speak English less than "very well" : 240

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rice County, Kansas

  • German: 2,994   (30.8%)
  • United States Or American: 1,464   (15.1%)
  • English: 1,201   (12.4%)
  • Other Groups: 1,182   (12.2%)
  • Irish: 907   (9.3%)
  • Dutch: 294   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 258   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 223   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 176   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 174   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 111   (1.1%)
  • European: 98   (1.0%)
  • Polish: 87   (0.9%)
  • Czech: 85   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 80   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 58   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 56   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 40   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 33   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 28   (0.3%)
  • British: 25   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 24   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 19   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 15   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 12   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 12   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 3   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rice County, Kansas is 10,152



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rice County, Kansas: 4,929
Female Population in Rice County, Kansas: 5,223


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rice County, Kansas: 35.7
Median Female Resident Age in Rice County, Kansas: 39.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rice County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

41.6

Male

39.3

Female

44.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.4

Male

23.5

Female

23.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.0

Male

27.0

Female

21.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

20.8

Female

53.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

41.5

Male

23.8

Female

45.0

Other


Both sexes

24.3

Male

24.3

Female

24.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.4

Male

19.2

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.7

Male

22.6

Female

20.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.2

Male

40.6

Female

45.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Rice County, Kansas


  • White: 9,577
  • African American: 104
  • American Indian: 119
  • Asian: 80
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 160
  • Two or More Races: 112



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 18   (0.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 159   (5.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (1.3%)
  • 10th Grade: 66   (2.1%)
  • 11th Grade: 112   (3.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 135   (4.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,069   (34.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 308   (9.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 505   (16.07%)
  • Associate Degree: 121   (3.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 408   (12.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 94   (2.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 51   (1.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 42   (1.34%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (0.28%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 26   (0.73%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 123   (3.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 115   (3.23%)
  • 10th Grade: 69   (1.94%)
  • 11th Grade: 123   (3.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 101   (2.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,182   (33.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 447   (12.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 586   (16.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 193   (5.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 416   (11.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 143   (4.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.37%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Rice County, Kansas

  • Lyons


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 800 South Workman, Lyons, KS 67554, Phone: (620) 257-5196, Students: 904 )

  • Sterling


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 188, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3621, Students: 529 )

  • Little River


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 218, Little River, KS 67457, Phone: (620) 897-6325, Students: 297 )

  • Chase-raymond


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Box 366, Chase, KS 67524, Phone: (620) 938-2913, Students: 188 )

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

  • Sterling Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 218 S 5th, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3112, Students: 285 )

  • Lyons Park Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 121 S Workman, Lyons, KS 67554, Phone: (620) 257-5624, Students: 248 )

  • Lyons Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 401 S Douglas, Lyons, KS 67554, Phone: (620) 257-3961, Students: 187 )

  • Lyons Central Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 501 W Lincoln, Lyons, KS 67554, Phone: (620) 257-5612, Students: 162 )

  • Sterling Junior High


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 412 N 5th Street, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-3646, Students: 84 )

  • Chase Elem


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Box 366, Chase, KS 67524, Phone: (620) 938-2996, Students: 79 )

  • Little River Junior High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Box 8, Little River, KS 67457, Phone: (620) 897-6201, Students: 64 )

  • Raymond Jr High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Box 366, Chase, KS 67524, Phone: (620) 938-2923, Students: 40 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Rice County, Kansas

  • Lyons High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 601 E American Rd, Lyons, KS 67554, Phone: (620) 257-5114, Students: 307 )

  • Sterling High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 308 E Washington, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (620) 278-2171, Students: 160 )

  • Little River High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 8, Little River, KS 67457, Phone: (620) 897-6201, Students: 95 )

  • Quivira Heights High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 500 South Main, Bushton, KS 67427, Phone: (620) 562-3596, Students: 83 )

  • Chase High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 366, Chase, KS 67524, Phone: (620) 938-2923, Students: 69 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Rice County, Kansas

  • Sterling College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 603; Location: 25 W. Cooper, Sterling, KS 67579, Web: http://www.sterling.edu )

Academic Libraries In Rice County, Kansas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Rice County, Kansas

  • Farmer Township Community Library


    Main Street - 460 Ave E, Bushton, KS 67427

  • Geneseo Public Library


    725 Main Street, Geneseo, KS 67444

  • Little River Community Library


    125 Main Street, Little River, KS 67457

  • Lyons Public Library


    217 East Ave South, Lyons, KS 67554

  • Sterling Free Public Library


    138 N. Broadway, Sterling, KS 67579

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rice County, Kansas


  • Air Museum Of Minnesota


    1509 6th St Sw, Faribault, MN 55021

  • Americanism Memorial Fund


    5360 Cannon Lake Trail, Faribault, MN 55021

  • Art Faribault Center Inc


    321 Central Ave N, Faribault, MN 55021
    http://www.paradisecenterforthearts.org

  • Bushton Museum


    218 S Main St, Bushton, KS 67427

  • Carleton College


    1 N College St, Northfield, MN 55057
    http://www.carleton.edu

  • Dundas Historical Society


    Po Box 283, Dundas, MN 55019

  • Friends Ofold Prairieville Cemetery Incorporated


    Po Box 450, Northfield, MN 55057

  • Morristown Historical Society


    Po Box 113, Morristown, MN 55052

  • Northfield Area Veterans Memorial Fund


    516 Division Street, Northfield, MN 55057

  • Northfield Historical Society Inc


    408 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057
    http://www.northfieldhistory.org

  • Perlman Teaching Museum


    Carleton College One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057

  • Rice County Historical Society


    105 W Lyon St, Lyons, KS 67554
    http://www.cqmuseum.org

  • Rice County Historical Society


    1814 2nd Ave Nw, Faribault, MN 55021
    http://www.rchistory.org

  • Save The Northfield Depot


    414 Riley Dr, Northfield, MN 55057

  • Sterling Historic Preservation Inc


    Po Box 6, Sterling, KS 67579

  • Trondhjem Community Preservation Society


    Po Box 259, Lonsdale, MN 55046

  • Valley Grove Preservation Society


    Po Box 75, Nerstrand, MN 55053

  • Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 4393 Color Guard Association


    516 Division, Northfield, MN 55057

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Rice County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Lyons-rice County Municipal Airport   (2) Schafer Airfield Historical   (3) Sleeper Airfield Historical   (4) Sterling Airport Historical   (5) Walton Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Alden Fire Department   (2) Bushton City Hall   (3) Bushton Museum   (4) Bushton Police Department   (5) Bushton Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Chase Police Department   (7) Chase Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Coronado-quivira Museum   (9) Farmer Township Community Library   (10) Geneseo City Hall   (11) Geneseo Fire Department   (12) Geneseo Police Department   (13) Geneseo Public Library   (14) Geneseo Senior Center   (15) Little River City Hall   (16) Little River Community Library   (17) Little River Fire Department   (18) Little River Police Department   (19) Lyons Chamber Of Commerce   (20) Lyons City Hall   (21) Lyons Fire Department   (22) Lyons Police Department   (23) Lyons Public Library   (24) Raymond Fire Department   (25) Rice County Courthouse   (26) Rice County Emergency Medical Services   (27) Rice County Health Department   (28) Rice County Jail   (29) Rice County Public Works Department   (30) Rice County Sheriff S Office   (31) Sterling Chamber Of Commerce   (32) Sterling City Hall   (33) Sterling Fire Station 3   (34) Sterling Free Public Library   (35) Sterling Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Bean Cemetery   (2) Button Cemetery   (3) Click Cemetery   (4) Ebenezer Cemetery   (5) Forest Grove Cemetery   (6) Genesee Cemetery   (7) Hilltop Cemetery   (8) Immanuel Cemetery   (9) Kansas Center Cemetery   (10) Liscum Cemetery   (11) Lodiana Cemetery   (12) Lyons Municipal Cemetery   (13) Montgomery Cemetery   (14) Peace Valley Cemetery   (15) Saint Mary S Cemetery   (16) Salem - Fried Of Cemetery   (17) Shumway Cemetery   (18) Springdale Cemetery   (19) Sterling Cemetery   (20) Wesley Chapel Cemetery  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Bushton United Methodist Church   (3) Calvary Baptist Church   (4) Claytor Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (5) Community Presbyterian Church   (6) Ebenezer United Methodist Church   (7) First Baptist Church   (8) First Christian Church   (9) First Presbyterian Church   (10) First United Methodist Church   (11) Geneseo United Methodist Church   (12) Grace Lutheran Church   (13) Holy Name Catholic Church   (14) Holy Trinity Catholic Church   (15) Little River Congregational Church   (16) Little River United Methodist Church   (17) Lyons Church Of Christ   (18) Lyons Church Of The Nazarene   (19) Lyons United Methodist Church   (20) Midland Community United Church Of Christ   (21) Raymond Baptist Church   (22) Reformed Presbyterian Church   (23) Saint Mark S Episcopal Church   (24) Saint Paul Catholic Church   (25) Salem United Methodist Church   (26) Sterling Grant Chapel   (27) Triumph Church   (28) United Presbyterian Church Of Sterling   (29) West Salem Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Alden   (2) City Of Bushton   (3) City Of Chase   (4) City Of Frederick   (5) City Of Geneseo   (6) City Of Little River   (7) City Of Lyons   (8) City Of Raymond   (9) City Of Sterling   (10) Rice County   (11) State Of Kansas   (12) Township Of Atlanta   (13) Township Of Bell   (14) Township Of Center   (15) Township Of Eureka   (16) Township Of Farmer   (17) Township Of Galt   (18) Township Of Harrison   (19) Township Of Lincoln   (20) Township Of Logan   (21) Township Of Medford   (22) Township Of Mitchell   (23) Township Of Odessa   (24) Township Of Pioneer   (25) Township Of Raymond   (26) Township Of Rockville   (27) Township Of Sterling   (28) Township Of Trivoli   (29) Township Of Union   (30) Township Of Valley   (31) Township Of Victoria   (32) Township Of Walnut   (33) Township Of Wilson  

Dam


(1) Lake Darrynane Dam   (2) Little River Dam  

Gut


(1) Dead Horse Slough   (2) Santa Fe Slough  

Hospital


(1) Rice County District Hospital  

Locale


(1) Agchoice - Emporia Grain Elevator Number 1   (2) Alden Wastewater Plant   (3) Allegan Historical   (4) Avery Historical   (5) Burtgestown Historical   (6) Bushton Wastewater Treatment Plant   (7) Cain   (8) Camp Wa-ja-to   (9) Chase Golf Course   (10) Chase Sewer Treatment Plant   (11) Claflin Golf Club   (12) Coppersburgh Historical   (13) Delta Egg Farm   (14) Diamond U Stock Farm   (15) Geneseo Wastewater Treatment Facility   (16) Glen Sharrald Historical   (17) Grand Shopping Center   (18) Kansas Centre Historical   (19) Little River Wastewater Facility   (20) Lyons Industrial Park   (21) Lyons Town And Country Club   (22) Lyons Wastewater Treatment Facility   (23) Mule Creek Historical   (24) Noble Historical   (25) Raymond Wastewater Plant   (26) Sieker Farms   (27) Silica Grain Elevator Number 1   (28) Sterling Country Club   (29) Sterling Municipal Power Plant   (30) Sterling Wastewater Plant   (31) Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 47  

Oilfield


(1) Alden Gas Storage Field   (2) Bloomer Oil Field   (3) Bredfeldt Oil Field   (4) Bull Creek Oil Field   (5) Calf Creek Oil Field   (6) Chase-silica Oil Field   (7) Click Southeast Oil Field   (8) Crawford Oil Field   (9) Dymond Oil Field   (10) Frederick Oil Field   (11) Fritzpatrick Gas Field   (12) Heiken Oil Field   (13) Heinz Oil Field   (14) Ixl Oil Field   (15) Kepley Oil Field   (16) Lyons West Oil And Gas Field   (17) Mary Ida Oil Field   (18) Odessa Oil Field   (19) Orth Oil Field   (20) Orth West Oil Field   (21) Prosper East Oil Field   (22) Rellim Oil Field   (23) Ringwald Oil Field   (24) Rino Oil Field   (25) Roesler Oil Field   (26) Shumway Oil Field   (27) Sterling Oil Field   (28) Sterling Southwest Oil Field   (29) Tobias Northwest Oil Field   (30) Tobias Oil Field   (31) Wherry Oil Field   (32) Wisby Oil Field  

Park


(1) Wayside Park   (2) West Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alden   (2) Bushton   (3) Chase   (4) Crawford   (5) Frederick   (6) Galt   (7) Geneseo   (8) Kilbourns Corner   (9) Little River   (10) Lyons   (11) Mcvays Corner   (12) Mitchell   (13) Pollard   (14) Raymond   (15) Saxman   (16) Silica   (17) Sterling  

Post Office


(1) Alden Post Office   (2) Bushton Post Office   (3) Chase Post Office   (4) Crawford Post Office Historical   (5) Geneseo Post Office   (6) Little River Post Office   (7) Lyons Post Office   (8) Raymond Post Office   (9) Sterling Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Spriggs Rock Lake  

School


(1) Alden Elementary School Historical   (2) Chase Grade School   (3) Chase High School   (4) Fairplay School   (5) Frisbie Education Center   (6) Geneseo Elementary School Historical   (7) Little River Elementary School   (8) Little River Junior Senior High School   (9) Little River Middle School   (10) Lyons Central Elementary School   (11) Lyons High School   (12) Lyons Middle School   (13) Lyons Park Elementary School   (14) North Side School Historical   (15) Quivira Heights High School   (16) Raymond Junior High School   (17) Rockville School   (18) Sterling College   (19) Sterling Grade School   (20) Sterling High School   (21) Sterling Junior High School   (22) Sunny Four School   (23) Union School  

Stream


(1) Calf Creek   (2) Dry Creek   (3) Horse Creek   (4) Jarvis Creek   (5) Little Cheyenne Creek   (6) Little Cow Creek   (7) Lost Creek   (8) Owl Creek   (9) Peace Creek   (10) Plum Creek   (11) Rattlesnake Creek   (12) Salt Creek   (13) Spring Creek  

Swamp


(1) Black Marsh Historical  

Tower


(1) Kkat-fm Lyons  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rice County, Kansas

67554 (pop. 4,491) 67579 (pop. 3,409) 67457 (pop. 884)
67524 (pop. 669) 67444 (pop. 553) 67427 (pop. 491)
67512 (pop. 252) 67573 (pop. 195)  


Counties Nearby Rice County, Kansas

Ellsworth County, KS  (pop. 6,247) 24.5 Miles
Reno County, KS  (pop. 64,278) 26.1 Miles
Barton County, KS  (pop. 27,598) 30.4 Miles
Mcpherson County, KS  (pop. 29,374) 30.8 Miles
Stafford County, KS  (pop. 4,380) 34.9 Miles
Saline County, KS  (pop. 55,751) 45.5 Miles
Lincoln County, KS  (pop. 3,249) 48.3 Miles
Harvey County, KS  (pop. 34,761) 48.8 Miles
Russell County, KS  (pop. 6,685) 48.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rice County, Kansas

620



Elevation in Rice County, Kansas is 1,719.0 ft. (524.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rice County, Kansas

Lat: 38.349411 N        Long: -98.217441 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 160   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 166   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 162   (3.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 322   (6.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 445   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 582   (12.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,070   (22.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 401   (8.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 331   (7.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 171   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 100   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 31   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 411   (8.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 350   (7.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rice County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,679

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 396

In 3-person carpool : 117

In 4-person carpool : 37

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 26

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 41

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 : 2

Bicycle : 60

Walked : 174

Other means : 20

Worked at home : 216


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rice County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 743

5 to 9 minutes : 857

10 to 14 minutes : 674

15 to 19 minutes : 536

20 to 24 minutes : 302

25 to 29 minutes : 107

30 to 34 minutes : 414

35 to 39 minutes : 213

40 to 44 minutes : 220

45 to 59 minutes : 258

60 to 89 minutes : 149

90 or more minutes : 79


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,402

No Social Security income : 2,682


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 631

No retirement income : 3,453


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rice County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 202

$10,000 to $14,999 : 85

$15,000 to $19,999 : 52

$20,000 to $24,999 : 149

$25,000 to $29,999 : 164

$30,000 to $34,999 : 190

$35,000 to $39,999 : 180

$40,000 to $44,999 : 160

$45,000 to $49,999 : 161

$50,000 to $59,999 : 393

$60,000 to $74,999 : 356

$75,000 to $99,999 : 390

$100,000 to $124,999 : 128

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,217


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Rice County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 680  (25.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 234  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 264  (10.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 139  (5.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 524  (19.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 726  (30.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 585  (24.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 873  (36.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 25  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Rice County, Kansas

Employed: 5,193
Unemployed: 238



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 25.44 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 25.44 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 524 Farms In Rice County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rice County, Kansas

First Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $542.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 349

Lyons Federal Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $176.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

The Lyons State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $201.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

The Alden State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $20.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rice County, Kansas

  • Hutchinson Municipal


    (about 27.4 miles in Hutchinson, Kansas; Airport Code: HUT)

  • McPherson Airport


    (about 28.5 miles in Conway, Kansas; Airport Code: MPR)

  • Great Bend Municipal


    (about 35.0 miles in Dundee, Kansas; Airport Code: GBD)

  • Salina Regional


    (about 43.1 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Salina Municipal


    (about 43.1 miles in Bavaria, Kansas; Airport Code: SLN)

  • Russell Municipal


    (about 48.3 miles in Russell, Kansas; Airport Code: RSL)

  • Pratt Regional


    (about 53.4 miles in Cullison, Kansas; Airport Code: PTT)

  • Newton City County


    (about 55.0 miles in Newton, Kansas; Airport Code: EWK)

  • Wichita Mid-Continent


    (about 64.5 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: ICT)

  • Abilene Airport


    (about 65.3 miles in Solomon, Kansas; Airport Code: QBX)

  • Hays Regional


    (about 66.4 miles in Antonino, Kansas; Airport Code: HYS)

  • Hays Municipal


    (about 66.6 miles in Antonino, Kansas; Airport Code: HYS)

  • Colonel James Jabara


    (about 68.3 miles in Bel Aire, Kansas; Airport Code: VWS)

  • Beech Factory


    (about 70.9 miles in Eastborough, Kansas; Airport Code: BEC)

  • Cessna Aircraft Field


    (about 71.5 miles in Wichita, Kansas; Airport Code: CEA)

  • McConnell AFB


    (about 72.1 miles in Mcconnell Afb, Kansas; Airport Code: IAB)

  • Wellington Municipal


    (about 84.1 miles in Wellington, Kansas; Airport Code: EGT)

  • Blosser Municipal


    (about 87.9 miles in Ames, Kansas; Airport Code: CNK)

  • Clay Center Municipal


    (about 91.6 miles in Clay Center, Kansas; Airport Code: CJW)

  • Manhattan Regional


    (about 99.8 miles in Ogden, Kansas; Airport Code: MHK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rice County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.70%

Carpooled

10.79%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.49%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.14%

Walked

5.81%

Other Means

0.55%

Worked At Home

4.43%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,154

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 156

Female householder, no husband present : 398

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,220

Householder not living alone : 156


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 69

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 39

All other households : 3,974


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rice County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,887

Renter-occupied housing units : 267

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 89

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 243

Renter-occupied housing units : 155

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 852

Renter-occupied housing units : 524


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rice County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 357

$10,000 to $14,999 : 345

$15,000 to $19,999 : 252

$20,000 to $24,999 : 261

$25,000 to $29,999 : 189

$30,000 to $34,999 : 262

$35,000 to $39,999 : 230

$40,000 to $44,999 : 280

$45,000 to $49,999 : 192

$50,000 to $59,999 : 670

$60,000 to $74,999 : 404

$75,000 to $99,999 : 403

$100,000 to $124,999 : 141

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rice County, Kansas)

Total : 4,634


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rice County, Kansas)

Occupied : 4,084

Vacant : 550


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rice County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rice County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 23

Built 2000 to 2004 : 123

Built 1990 to 1999 : 280

Built 1980 to 1989 : 253

Built 1970 to 1979 : 680

Built 1960 to 1969 : 416

Built 1950 to 1959 : 518

Built 1940 to 1949 : 626

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,715


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rice County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 2,910

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 549

Electricity : 451

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 13

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 137

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 24

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rice County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 143

$10,000 to $14,999 : 149

$15,000 to $19,999 : 79

$20,000 to $24,999 : 155

$25,000 to $29,999 : 191

$30,000 to $34,999 : 110

$35,000 to $39,999 : 169

$40,000 to $49,999 : 205

$50,000 to $59,999 : 244

$60,000 to $69,999 : 248

$70,000 to $79,999 : 325

$80,000 to $89,999 : 242

$90,000 to $99,999 : 88

$100,000 to $124,999 : 213

$125,000 to $149,999 : 191

$150,000 to $174,999 : 128

$175,000 to $199,999 : 94

$200,000 to $249,999 : 47

$250,000 to $299,999 : 18

$300,000 to $399,999 : 3

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rice 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 : 62

Home equity loan only : 96

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 14

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,373

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,504


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $208,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $115,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $117,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $76,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $62,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $60,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $44,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $53,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rice County, Kansas: 67.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Rice 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 8 8 $911,354
  Two Family 5 10 $663,390
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $378,200
  Total

14 24 $1,952,944
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $393,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $393,000
2001        
  Single Family 5 5 $400,000
  Two Family 2 4 $280,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 9 $680,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 14 14 $714,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $714,000
2004        
  Single Family 8 8 $917,355
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $917,355
2005        
  Single Family 8 8 $847,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $847,800
2006        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,767,045
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,767,045


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Rice County, KS): $35,671
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rice County): $44,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rice County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 76.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 14.8%
Electricity: 6.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Rice County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.25%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 20.68%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 72.07%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rice County): $340
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Rice County): $533


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



Health Care Centers Close To Rice County, Kansas

Custom Care Of Ellsworth Inc


     Address: 1404 Prospect St, Ellsworth, Kansas 67439
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/19/1988

Homecare Of Hutchinson


     Address: 3 Compound Dr, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/19/1984

Reno County Health Department & Hha


     Address: 209 West Second Ave, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/1/1973

Care 2000 Home Healthcare Services Of Hutchinson


     Address: 2 East 2nd Avenue Suite 201, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/10/2002

Golden Belt Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 3623 Broadway, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 5/1/1979

Hospitals Close To Rice County, Kansas

Ellsworth County Medical Center


     Address: 1604 Aylward Avenue, Ellsworth, Kansas 67439
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Hutchinson Hospital Corporation


     Address: 1701 E 23rd Avenue, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Summit Surgical Llc


     Address: 1818 East 23rd Avenue, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Central Kansas Medical Center


     Address: 3515 Broadway St, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Surgical And Diagnostic Ctr Of Great Bend


     Address: 514 Cleveland Street, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Rice County, Kansas

Sterling Presbyterian Manor


     Address: 204 W Washington St, Sterling, Kansas 67579
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Good Samaritan Society - Lyons


     Address: 1311 S Douglas Ave, Lyons, Kansas 67554
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Golden Livingcenter - Wilson


     Address: 611 31st St Po Box 160, Wilson, Kansas 67490
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Good Samaritan Society - Ellsworth Village


     Address: 1156 Highway 14, Ellsworth, Kansas 67439
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Golden Plains Health Care Center


     Address: 1202 E 23rd Ave, Hutchinson, Kansas 67502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 84%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rice County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 134 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rice County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 1,580
    Disabled Workers: 240
    Widowers Workers: 260
    Spouses Workers: 120
    Children Workers: 155


(updated 2007)



Rice County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 25.82%
  • Bush & Cheney 72.71%
  • Other 1.47%



(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 Rice County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Rice County, KS

5.94 % of Rice County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,947

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Reno County , KS 1.17 % ($26,268 AGI )
  • Mcpherson County , KS 0.40 % ($39,929 AGI )
  • Barton County , KS 0.31 % ($40,182 AGI )
  • Ellsworth County , KS 0.31 % ($36,182 AGI )

Relocation away from Rice County, KS

7.65 % of Rice 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 $28,817

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Reno County , KS 1.82 % ($27,938 AGI )
  • Barton County , KS 0.48 % ($16,000 AGI )
  • Sedgwick County , KS 0.42 % ($30,400 AGI )
  • Ellsworth County , KS 0.34 % ($30,000 AGI )
  • Mcpherson County , KS 0.34 % ($30,333 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 Rice County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Rice County, Kansas


On 06/04/1955, a tornado touched down 0.68 miles from the center of Rice County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/04/1955, a tornado touched down 0.68 miles from the center of Rice County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 10/20/1963, a tornado touched down 1.5 miles from the center of Rice County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/08/1974, a tornado touched down 1.64 miles from the center of Rice County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/02/1988, a tornado touched down 2.04 miles from the center of Rice County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Rice County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5M --
05/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4M --
05/06/2007, 01:14 am 0 0 $3M --
05/05/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $350K --
08/12/2002, 11:35 pm 0 0 $100K $500K
         
Hail        
02/24/2007, 01:00 am 0 0 $5K --
05/21/2005, 08:23 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/20/2005, 06:53 pm 0 0 $500K --
06/11/2002, 03:40 pm 0 0 $500K --
05/16/2002, 12:09 am 0 0 $5K --
06/29/2000, 09:00 pm 0 5 $20M --
05/16/1999, 11:50 pm 0 0 $100K --
05/16/1999, 11:17 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/24/1998, 05:45 pm 0 0 -- $250K
05/11/1998, 07:04 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/25/1997, 04:35 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Lightning        
05/17/2004, 02:00 am 0 0 $200K --
08/03/1998, 02:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
09/16/2006, 10:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/18/2006, 07:40 pm 0 0 $30K --
08/07/2006, 04:22 pm 0 0 $35K --
08/02/2006, 02:50 pm 0 0 $90K --
08/02/2006, 02:05 pm 0 1 $40K --
07/26/2006, 09:05 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/10/2006, 11:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/10/2006, 08:30 pm 0 0 $7K --
06/21/2006, 09:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/23/2006, 07:00 pm 0 0 $30K --
04/01/2006, 06:50 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/03/2005, 01:49 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/21/2005, 08:11 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/21/2004, 01:00 am 0 0 $25K --
07/31/2003, 04:57 pm 0 0 $150K --
07/31/2003, 04:40 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/31/2003, 03:45 pm 0 0 $125K --
07/31/2003, 03:28 pm 0 0 $45K --
08/12/2002, 08:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/12/2002, 08:07 pm 0 0 $250K --
08/12/2002, 07:40 pm 0 0 $75K --
08/11/2002, 11:05 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/11/2002, 05:35 pm 0 0 $100K --
06/11/2002, 05:21 pm 0 0 $125K --
06/11/2002, 05:20 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/11/2002, 03:42 pm 0 0 $500K --
03/08/2002, 05:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
09/17/2001, 07:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/07/2001, 07:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/07/2001, 07:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
09/02/2001, 06:23 pm 0 0 $15K --
09/02/2001, 05:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/27/2001, 05:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
04/11/2001, 01:50 am 0 0 $5K --
04/06/2001, 09:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/16/2000, 03:18 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/16/2000, 02:42 pm 0 0 $10K --
02/24/2000, 10:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
09/29/1998, 08:30 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/24/1998, 08:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/21/1998, 05:08 am 0 0 $25K $25K
06/21/1998, 04:00 am 0 0 $10K --
05/15/1998, 11:30 pm 0 0 $6K --
05/11/1998, 07:07 pm 0 0 $100K --
08/21/1997, 10:58 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/21/1997, 10:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/06/1996, 06:25 am 0 0 $15K --
06/06/1996, 06:10 am 0 0 $5K --
05/24/1996, 07:03 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/07/1994, 06:10 am 0 0 $1K --
07/01/1994, 08:15 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/05/1994, 05:00 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
04/13/1986, 06:15 pm 0 1 -- --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 12 $5M --
         



Tornados In Rice County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-05-06 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 1 40 -- 0 0 $13K --
  2007-05-05 5 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 2 100 1 0 0 $20K --
  2007-05-05 4 75 1 0 0 $1M --
  2007-05-05 1 75 1 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 3 75 1 0 0 $35K --
  2007-05-05 2 75 1 0 0 $25K --
  2007-05-05 6 100 1 0 0 $2M --
  2007-05-05 6 125 1 0 0 $57K --
  2007-05-05 2 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 15 200 1 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 -- 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 2 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-05 4 100 1 0 0 $60K --
  2007-05-05 3 100 1 0 0 $20K --
  2007-05-04 -- 50 -- 0 0 $5K --
  2007-05-04 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-05-04 6 150 1 0 0 -- --
  2007-04-24 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-08-25 1 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-04-10 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 2 125 1 0 0 $100K --
  2004-07-07 1 100 -- 0 0 $75K --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 100 -- 0 0 $50K --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-07 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-03-27 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-06-11 8 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-26 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-26 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-11 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-11 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-11 2 220 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-11 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-05 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-05 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-05 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2002-05-05 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-04-21 2 220 -- 0 0 $50K --
  2001-04-21 2 220 -- 0 0 $10K --
  2001-04-21 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-04-21 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-04-21 5 660 4 1 28 $43M --
  2000-06-13 1 110 1 0 0 $10K --
  1999-05-31 2 55 -- 0 0 $11K --
  1999-05-10 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-05-10 5 110 1 0 0 $100K --
  1998-09-29 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-09-29 1 110 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-05-11 5 200 1 0 0 $10K --
  1998-05-11 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-05-25 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-05-25 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-05-25 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-05-25 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-05-25 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1993-05-07 1 100 1 0 0 $50K $5K
  1993-05-07 -- 25 1 0 0 $50K $5K
  1992-05-11 1 73 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-05-11 1 73 1 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-16 1 50 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1991-05-16 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-16 1 50 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1991-05-16 2 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1990-05-24 12 400 3 0 0 $3M --
  1990-05-24 16 1,320 3 0 0 $250K --
  1990-05-24 6 1,320 3 0 2 $250K --
  1990-05-24 4 1,320 3 0 4 $250K --
  1990-03-11 14 440 1 0 0 $250K --
  1988-05-02 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1985-08-06 6 400 1 0 0 $250K --
  1984-10-16 6 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1982-07-08 -- 13 1 0 3 $25K --
  1981-07-03 1 17 1 0 0 -- --
  1980-05-29 -- 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1980-05-29 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1980-05-29 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1976-06-28 1 20 1 0 0 $25K --
  1975-09-10 -- 67 1 0 0 $25K --
  1975-05-27 1 20 3 0 0 $250K --
  1972-04-30 1 30 2 0 0 $25K --
  1971-06-09 4 440 2 0 1 $25K --
  1970-05-11 1 200 1 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-08 1 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-08 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1966-08-06 -- 200 2 0 1 $25K --
  1966-06-08 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1965-05-25 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1964-06-11 12 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1964-06-11 13 33 2 0 1 $25K --
  1964-06-09 1 150 2 0 0 $250K --
  1964-06-09 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1964-05-04 11 1,320 2 0 0 $25K --
  1964-04-21 34 880 3 0 0 $250K --
  1964-04-12 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1963-10-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1963-07-17 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1963-07-12 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1961-07-15 3 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1960-11-26 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1959-07-23 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1959-05-26 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-05-04 19 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1958-06-12 2 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1957-05-29 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1957-05-09 2 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1957-04-22 1 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-10-28 1 147 3 0 1 $250K --
  1956-10-28 12 200 3 0 0 $250K --
  1956-10-28 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1956-07-17 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-04-01 6 350 3 0 0 $25K --
  1956-04-01 2 350 3 0 0 $25K --
  1956-04-01 12 350 3 0 1 $25K --
  1956-04-01 5 33 3 0 0 $25K --
  1955-09-22 -- 33 -- 1 0 -- --
  1955-06-04 6 200 3 0 0 $25K --
  1955-06-04 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1954-06-15 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1954-06-14 5 880 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1954-04-25 -- 33 2 0 0 -- --
  1918-01-01 12 50 1 0 0 $250K --
  1904-01-01 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --
  1903-01-01 4 110 1 0 0 $250K --
  1903-01-01 1 55 -- 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

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


  • Rice County Jail


    1482 Highway 56, Lyons, KS 67554
    Confined: 58
    Avg. Population: 62


(updated 2006)



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