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People

Total Population 822
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 478
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,039
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,542
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,321

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,500
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $454
Median House Value $83,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 17%

Americus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles SW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 66835
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.506
Longitude -96.261

Americus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EMPORIA 3 NW
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station COTTONWOOD FALLS
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Admire 120 $41,250
Allen 333 $30,536
Council Grove 2,200 $48,088
Emporia 24,787 $46,171
Reading 279 $35,625

Americus Public Libraries

Library
Americus Township Library
710 MAIN P. O. BOX 404
Americus, Kansas
(620) 443-5503

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