Argonia, Kansas

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Argonia, Kansas

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Argonia Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Argonia, Kansas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 6
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Argonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 37 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas
County Sumner
Standard Zip Codes 67004
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.265
Longitude -97.765

Argonia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
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Argonia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 534 100%
Male 259 48.5%
Female 275 51.5%
Under 18 141 26.4%
18+ 393 73.6%
65+ 120 22.5%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 517 96.8%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 13 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Argonia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 500
Growth -34
Growth % -6.4%

Argonia 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
German 31.6%
US/American 24.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
English 13.7%
Irish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Italian 2%
Norwegian 2%
Czech 2%
Swedish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
British 0.6%
Welsh 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Argonia 534 $38,625
Anthony 2,440 $37,321
Conway Springs 1,322 $48,000
Harper 1,567 $40,761
Milan 137 $39,583
Norwich 551 $47,857
Viola 211 $47,031

Argonia Public Libraries

Argonia/dixon Township Library
Argonia, Kansas
(620) 435-6979

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Argonia High Schools (2004)

504 N PINE
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

Argonia Colleges

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