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Demographics Analysis

The people of Wichita 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
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 75

5 to 9 years : 59

10 to 14 years : 149

15 to 17 years : 44

18 and 19 years : 22

20 years : 1

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 129

30 to 34 years : 96

35 to 39 years : 52

40 to 44 years : 64

45 to 49 years : 110

50 to 54 years : 77

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 48

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 84

5 to 9 years : 87

10 to 14 years : 92

15 to 17 years : 50

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 7

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 92

35 to 39 years : 60

40 to 44 years : 105

45 to 49 years : 60

50 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 39

70 to 74 years : 59

75 to 79 years : 39

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 22


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,493

Multiple ancestry : 438

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 18

Ancestry not reported : 228


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,828

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 14

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 325


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 17 years : 481

18 to 24 years : 52

25 to 34 years : 361

35 to 44 years : 281

45 to 54 years : 311

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 184

75 years and over : 157

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 126

5 to 17 years : 365

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 116

35 to 44 years : 150

45 to 54 years : 173

55 to 59 years : 88

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 141

75 years and over : 126

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 86

18 to 24 years : 23

25 to 34 years : 93

35 to 44 years : 73

45 to 54 years : 74

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 35

75 years and over : 21

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 14

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 30

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 152

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 700

Female : 647

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 216

Female : 265

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 201

Female : 134


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,333

Born in other state in the United States : 452

Native: born outside the United States : 9

Foreign born : 253


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 142

Now married, except separated : 676

Divorced : 26

Separated : 0

Widowed : 81

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 253

Divorced : 11

Separated : 12

Widowed : 33

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 97

Now married, except separated : 231

Divorced : 1

Separated : 0

Widowed : 1


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,508

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 192

Speak English less than "very well" : 243

German:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Wichita County, Kansas

  • German: 893   (37.6%)
  • Other Groups: 518   (21.8%)
  • United States Or American: 205   (8.6%)
  • Irish: 183   (7.7%)
  • English: 153   (6.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 75   (3.2%)
  • Russian: 64   (2.7%)
  • Swedish: 57   (2.4%)
  • Dutch: 49   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 29   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 26   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 19   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 18   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 16   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 15   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 15   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 13   (0.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Wichita County, Kansas is 2,177



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Wichita County, Kansas: 1,122
Female Population in Wichita County, Kansas: 1,055


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Wichita County, Kansas: 34.3
Median Female Resident Age in Wichita County, Kansas: 38.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Wichita County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

42.7

Male

41.6

Female

44.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.5

Male

23.3

Female

35.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.5

Male

20.0

Female

42.5

Asian


Both sexes

61.3

Male

61.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

27.3

Female

24.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.8

Male

29.0

Female

9.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.9

Female

24.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.8

Male

45.9

Female

47.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Wichita County, Kansas


  • White: 2,047
  • African American: 3
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 27
  • Some Other Race: 61
  • Two or More Races: 37



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 15   (1.83%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (1.1%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (2.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 94   (11.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (2.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (2.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (1.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 37   (4.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 245   (29.91%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 65   (7.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 116   (14.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 45   (5.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 95   (11.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 24   (2.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.24%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (1.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (1.12%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (0.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 42   (5.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 19   (2.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (1.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (1.99%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (2.36%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 289   (35.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 117   (14.52%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 78   (9.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 56   (6.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 95   (11.79%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (2.61%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.12%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Wichita County, Kansas

  • Leoti


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 967, Leoti, KS 67861, Phone: (620) 375-4677, Students: 486 )

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

  • R B Stewart Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Drawer 807, Leoti, KS 67861, Phone: (620) 375-2314, Students: 249 )

  • Wichita Co Jr High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Drawer 908, Leoti, KS 67861, Phone: (620) 375-2219, Students: 102 )

  • Greeley County Charter School


    ( Location: 400 W Lawrence, Leoti, KS 67861, Phone: (620) 376-4265, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Wichita County, Kansas

  • Wichita Co High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Drawer K, Leoti, KS 67861, Phone: (620) 375-2213, Students: 135 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Wichita County, Kansas

  • Wichita County Library


    208 South Fourth, Leoti, KS 67861

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Wichita County, Kansas


  • Arts Council Wichita Fls Area


    1300 Lamar St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
    http://www.kempcenter.org

  • Electra Heritage Society And Museums


    Po Box 391, Electra, TX 76360

  • Electra Museum And Historical Society Inc


    112 W Cleveland Ave, Electra, TX 76360

  • Historical West Floral Heights Neighborhood Association


    2304 Midwestern Pkwy Ste 106, Wichita Falls, TX 76308

  • Museum Of North Texas History


    720 Indiana Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
    http://www.month-ntx.org

  • Sheppard Air Force Base Heritage Foundation


    2111 Avondale, Wichita Falls, TX 76308

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Wichita County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Arrow B Ranch Airport Historical   (2) Buehler Airport   (3) Hobson Airport Historical   (4) Kough Landing Strip Historical   (5) Mark Hoard Memorial Airport   (6) Rwr Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Leoti City Hall   (2) Leoti Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Museum Of The Great Plains   (4) Wichita County Community Building   (5) Wichita County Courthouse   (6) Wichita County Health Department   (7) Wichita County Library   (8) Wichita County Road Department   (9) Wichita County Sheriff S Office  

Cemetery


(1) Beulah Cemetery   (2) Car Wood Cemetery   (3) Coronado Cemetery   (4) Loti Cemetery   (5) Modoc Cemetery   (6) Pearl Cemetery   (7) Pence Cemetery   (8) Pleasant Valley Cemetery   (9) Prairie View Cemetery   (10) Saint Mary S Cemetery   (11) Saint Theresa Cemetery   (12) Scott Mennonite Cemetery   (13) Selkirk Cemetery  

Census


(1) Marienthal Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Christ Covenant Evangelical Presbyterian Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Presbyterian Church   (5) Kingdom Hall Church Historical   (6) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (7) Leoti United Methodist Church   (8) Parks Presbyterian Church   (9) Pence Community Church   (10) Pleasant Valley Church   (11) Prairie View Church Of The Brethren   (12) Saint Anthony Of Padua Catholic Church   (13) Saint Mary S Catholic Church   (14) Saint Theresa Church   (15) Scott Church Of God In Christ Mennonite Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Leoti   (2) Township Of Beaver   (3) Township Of Isbel   (4) Township Of Leoti   (5) Township Of Valley   (6) Wichita County  

Hospital


(1) Wichita County Health Center  

Locale


(1) Berkly Historical   (2) Carwood Historical   (3) Central Plains Wind Farm   (4) Fairleigh Feed Yard   (5) Filmore Historical   (6) Hess   (7) Leoti Country Club   (8) Leoti Wastewater Plant   (9) Saint Theresa Historical   (10) Setab Historical   (11) Wichita County Fairgrounds   (12) Winona Feed And Grain Elevator Number 2  

Populated Place


(1) Coronado   (2) Leoti   (3) Marienthal   (4) Modoc   (5) Pence   (6) Selkirk  

Post Office


(1) Leoti Post Office  

School


(1) Beaver Creek School Historical   (2) Beaver Flats Elementary School   (3) Enterprise School Historical   (4) Fender School Historical   (5) Grandview School Historical   (6) High Plains Elementary School   (7) High Prairie School Historical   (8) Lone Corner School Historical   (9) Marienthal High School   (10) Pence School Historical   (11) Plainview School Historical   (12) Pleasant View School Historical   (13) Prairie Bell School Historical   (14) Prairie View School Historical   (15) Pretty View School Historical   (16) R B Stewart Elementary School   (17) Roark School Historical   (18) Wichita County Junior - Senior High School   (19) Wichita County Junior High School  

Stream


(1) Lion Creek   (2) Sand Creek  

Valley


(1) Battendorf Canyon   (2) Garvin Canyon   (3) Rocky Draw   (4) South Fork Guzzlers Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Wichita County, Kansas

67861 (pop. 2,149) 67863 (pop. 364)


Counties Nearby Wichita County, Kansas

Greeley County, KS  (pop. 1,183) 22.4 Miles
Scott County, KS  (pop. 4,658) 24.0 Miles
Kearny County, KS  (pop. 4,197) 32.8 Miles
Wallace County, KS  (pop. 1,543) 34.9 Miles
Hamilton County, KS  (pop. 2,583) 38.7 Miles
Logan County, KS  (pop. 2,641) 38.9 Miles
Finney County, KS  (pop. 37,119) 44.2 Miles
Lane County, KS  (pop. 1,661) 47.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Wichita County, Kansas

620



Elevation in Wichita County, Kansas is 3,320.0 ft. (1,012.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Wichita County, Kansas

Lat: 38.498351 N        Long: -101.363778 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 37   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 46   (4.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 119   (11.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 167   (16.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 252   (24.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 182   (17.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 56   (5.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 38   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 21   (2.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 57   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 827

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 29

In 3-person carpool : 31

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 21

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 8

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 : 60

Other means : 21

Worked at home : 53


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 359

5 to 9 minutes : 154

10 to 14 minutes : 168

15 to 19 minutes : 21

20 to 24 minutes : 102

25 to 29 minutes : 35

30 to 34 minutes : 142

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 19


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 253

No Social Security income : 620


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 68

No retirement income : 805


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 67

$35,000 to $39,999 : 47

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 67

$60,000 to $74,999 : 25

$75,000 to $99,999 : 134

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,750


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Wichita County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 235  (34.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 38  (5.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 57  (8.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 134  (19.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 95  (13.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 128  (27.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 100  (21.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 168  (36.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 31  (6.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (1.7%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Wichita County, Kansas

Employed: 1,240
Unemployed: 40



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 81.08 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 81.08 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 393 Farms In Wichita County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Wichita County, Kansas

Kanza Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $208.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Security State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $170.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 60

The Western State Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Wichita County, Kansas

  • Garden City Municipal


    (about 52.3 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Garden City Regional


    (about 52.5 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Ulysses Airport


    (about 61.8 miles in Ulysses, Kansas; Airport Code: ULS)

  • Renner Field


    (about 62.9 miles in Goodland, Kansas; Airport Code: GLD)

  • Murray


    (about 64.8 miles in Colby, Kansas; Airport Code: CBK)

  • Kit Carson County


    (about 71.4 miles in Burlington, Colorado; Airport Code: RQX)

  • Cimarron Municipal


    (about 71.8 miles in Cimarron, Kansas; Airport Code: UXS)

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 77.8 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)

  • Dodge City Regional


    (about 91.5 miles in Dodge City, Kansas; Airport Code: DDC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Wichita County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.23%

Carpooled

10.30%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.88%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.26%

Other Means

1.06%

Worked At Home

8.27%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 560

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 16

Female householder, no husband present : 43

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 224

Householder not living alone : 30


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 27

All other households : 840


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 483

Renter-occupied housing units : 77

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 112

Renter-occupied housing units : 142


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 56

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 58

$20,000 to $24,999 : 89

$25,000 to $29,999 : 75

$30,000 to $34,999 : 84

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 45

$45,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 73

$60,000 to $74,999 : 38

$75,000 to $99,999 : 154

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 30

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Total : 1,116


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Occupied : 873

Vacant : 243


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 16

Built 1990 to 1999 : 76

Built 1980 to 1989 : 108

Built 1970 to 1979 : 236

Built 1960 to 1969 : 272

Built 1950 to 1959 : 203

Built 1940 to 1949 : 76

Built 1939 or earlier : 129


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 700

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 72

Electricity : 87

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 4

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wichita County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 25

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $49,999 : 65

$50,000 to $59,999 : 45

$60,000 to $69,999 : 88

$70,000 to $79,999 : 50

$80,000 to $89,999 : 42

$90,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 69

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $174,999 : 27

$175,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 to $249,999 : 9

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wichita 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 40

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 236

Housing units without a mortgage : 372


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $57,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $85,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $69,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $75,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $65,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $55,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wichita County, Kansas: 71.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Wichita 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 4 4 $176,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $176,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $139,533
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $139,533
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $105,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $105,000
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $130,000
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $68,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $68,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Wichita County, KS): $33,462
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wichita County): $52,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wichita County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 77.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.7%
Electricity: 9.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Wichita County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wichita County): $451
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Wichita 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 Wichita County, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Wichita County, Kansas

Greeley County Home Health


     Address: 506 Third Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/18/1996

Scott County Hospital Home Health


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

Kearny County Home Health Agency


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

St Catherine Home Health


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

Sunshine Nursing Agency


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

Hospitals Close To Wichita County, Kansas

Greeley County Health Services


     Address: 506 3rd Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Scott County Hospital


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

Kearny County Hospital


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

Hamilton County Hospital


     Address: 700 North Huser, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     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

Nursing Homes Close To Wichita County, Kansas

Hamilton County Hospital Ltcu


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

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%

Good Samaritan Society - Sherman County


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

Deseret Nursing & Rehabilitation At Colby


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Wichita County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 305 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Wichita County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 370
    Disabled Workers: 50
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Wichita County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 17.23%
  • Bush & Cheney 81.83%
  • Other 0.94%



(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 Wichita County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Wichita County, KS

6.08 % of Wichita County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,327

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Wichita County, KS

8.23 % of Wichita 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 $36,792

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Kansas

Low Bracket: $15,000 (3.50%)
High Bracket: $30,000 (6.45%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Kansas

5.30%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Wichita County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Wichita County, Kansas


On 05/15/1991, a tornado touched down 1.83 miles from the center of Wichita County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/20/1951, a tornado touched down 1.99 miles from the center of Wichita County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 2 (no rain or hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 03/25/1995, a tornado touched down 2.22 miles from the center of Wichita County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/28/1969, a tornado touched down 5.44 miles from the center of Wichita County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/27/2001, a tornado touched down 7.47 miles from the center of Wichita County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Wichita County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
03/26/1998, 09:42 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/24/1994, 07:19 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/22/1993, 06:38 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/22/1993, 06:25 pm 0 0 $5K $500K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/05/2005, 07:30 pm 0 0 $19K --
08/26/2002, 06:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/26/2002, 06:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/26/2002, 05:30 pm 0 0 $150K --
08/26/2002, 05:25 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/26/2002, 05:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/22/2002, 08:05 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/29/1998, 08:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
         



Tornados In Wichita County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-05-22 3 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-04-23 12 50 1 0 0 $2K --
  2007-04-23 5 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-03-28 6 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2007-03-28 8 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  2007-03-28 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-07-11 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-06-03 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-05-07 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-05-07 -- 15 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-09-05 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-04-10 -- 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-08-21 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-06-15 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-06-04 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-05-16 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-05-16 2 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-06-28 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-04 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-05-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-30 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-30 -- 200 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-07-21 1 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-06-21 -- 20 1 0 0 -- --
  1996-05-31 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-05-26 1 50 1 0 0 $50K --
  1995-07-01 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-07-01 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-06-08 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-05-16 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-05-16 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-03-25 2 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-06-11 2 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-05-03 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1993-08-12 -- 15 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-07-15 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-07-15 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-28 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-15 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-15 1 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1990-05-11 2 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1990-05-11 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1989-06-10 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1988-05-02 3 50 1 0 0 $3K --
  1982-07-09 -- 7 1 0 0 $25K --
  1979-08-28 6 50 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1976-09-12 -- 10 1 0 0 $3K --
  1976-09-12 -- 10 1 0 0 $25K --
  1966-06-07 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1965-07-03 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1965-06-04 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-07-16 2 440 -- 0 0 -- --
  1958-07-20 3 700 3 0 4 $25K --
  1955-06-12 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1955-06-04 7 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1955-06-04 -- 33 -- 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 Wichita County, Kansas directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Kansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,563 3,981 4,791 5,911 11,617 9,677 6,047 6,275 7,409 7,923


(updated 2014)



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