Attica, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Attica Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Attica Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Attica, Kansas

Comparing Attica 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Attica Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 57 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas
County Harper
Standard Zip Codes 67009
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.241
Longitude -98.226

Attica Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
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Attica Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 636 100%
Male 290 45.6%
Female 346 54.4%
Under 18 125 19.7%
18+ 511 80.3%
65+ 202 31.8%
Median Age 47.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 627 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Attica Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 604
Growth -32
Growth % -5%

Attica 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 29.6%
German 23.7%
English 14.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
Irish 5.6%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Swedish 2.8%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Italian 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Czech 1.2%
Danish 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Attica 636 $34,643
Anthony 2,440 $37,321
Harper 1,567 $40,761
Hazelton 144 $33,750
Medicine Lodge 2,193 $41,053
Sharon 210 $43,056
Zenda 123 $38,125

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Attica City Library
Attica, Kansas
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Attica High Schools (2004)

718 N MAIN
Serves 46 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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