Bison, Kansas

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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

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  • 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
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Bison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 235 100%
Male 110 46.8%
Female 125 53.2%
Under 18 67 28.5%
18+ 168 71.5%
65+ 47 20%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.96
White 223 94.9%
African-American 8 3.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 1.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.4%

Estimated Bison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 220
Growth -15
Growth % -6.4%

Bison 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 43.4%
US/American 8.1%
Irish 7.5%
Scottish 6.4%
English 5.8%
Czech 5.8%
French (except Basque) 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Dutch 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Swedish 2.3%
Polish 2.3%
Danish 1.2%
European 1.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bison 235 $37,813
Albert 181 $44,792
La Crosse 1,376 $39,118
Olmitz 138 $34,500
Otis 325 $35,625
Rush Center 176 $34,861
Schoenchen 214 $42,321

Bison Public Libraries

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

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