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People

Total Population 171
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 95
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 64%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,667
% Above Poverty Level 97.1%
% Below Poverty Level 2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $46,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 7%

Bison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 116 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Rush
Standard Zip Codes 67520
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.522
Longitude -99.196

Bison 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 BISON 3 NW
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 41 to 72 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
Station LARNED
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
Station HAYS 1 S
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albert 158 $56,875
La Crosse 1,377 $52,188
Olmitz 140 $41,875
Otis 333 $45,714
Rush Center 148 $48,750

Bison Public Libraries

Library
Bison Community Library
202 MAIN PO BOX 406
Bison, Kansas
(785) 356-4803

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