|Male Share of the Population||49%|
|Female Share of the Population||51%|
|Employed Population 16+||166|
|Age of the Population||31|
|% of people married||61.1%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||7%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$38,068|
|% Above Poverty Level||80.6%|
|% Below Poverty Level||19.4%|
|Average Commute Time||14 minutes|
|% Working from Home||5.4%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||10.8%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||30.6%|
|Median Gross Rent||$564|
|Median House Value||$34,300|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||21.1%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Large City||92 miles E of Wichita, Kansas|
|Standard Zip Codes||66710|
|Phone Area Codes||620|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Jan Temp||18 to 42 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 68 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||40.6 inches|
|Station||CHANUTE JOHNSON AP|
|Jan Temp||21 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 68 F|
|Jul Temp||69 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 70 F|
|Annual Precip||41.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||21 to 42 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||69 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||43.4 inches|
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