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High Points

Kansas strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Kansas Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Kansas Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Kansas Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Kansas, Illinois

Comparing Kansas to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Kansas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Edgar
Standard Zip Codes 61933
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.552
Longitude -87.939

Kansas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Kansas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 842 100%
Male 399 47.4%
Female 443 52.6%
Under 18 236 28%
18+ 606 72%
65+ 140 16.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.03
White 829 98.5%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.4%

Estimated Kansas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 826
Growth -16
Growth % -1.9%

Kansas Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.4%
German 21.4%
Irish 13.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
English 9.1%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
European 1.6%
Dutch 1.1%
Italian 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
British 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kansas 842 $34,318
Ashmore 809 $42,337
Brocton 322 $31,500
Martinsville 1,225 $36,853
Oakland 996 $38,167
Redmon 199 $45,500
Westfield 678 $37,941

Kansas Public Libraries

Kansas Community Memorial Library
Kansas, Illinois
(217) 948-5484

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Kansas High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PO BOX 259
A Special Education School
Serves 85 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.3

P O BOX 350
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 75 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.4

Kansas Colleges

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