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People

Total Population 196
Male Share of the Population 54.1%
Female Share of the Population 45.9%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 91
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 64.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,313
% Above Poverty Level 98.5%
% Below Poverty Level 1.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $442
Median House Value $45,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 10.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 166 $59,219
La Crosse 1,295 $56,136
Olmitz 138 $53,125
Otis 334 $43,333
Rush Center 137 $55,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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