Claflin, Kansas

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Claflin, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Claflin Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Claflin Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Claflin Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Claflin Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Claflin, Kansas

Comparing Claflin 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 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Claflin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 87 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Barton
Standard Zip Codes 67525
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.525
Longitude -98.544

Claflin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Station LARNED
Distance 38.3 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
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Claflin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 705 100%
Male 341 48.4%
Female 364 51.6%
Under 18 218 30.9%
18+ 487 69.1%
65+ 138 19.6%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.22
White 701 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1%

Estimated Claflin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 688
Growth -17
Growth % -2.4%

Claflin 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 39.2%
US/American 38.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Irish 5.5%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
English 1.8%
Czech 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Austrian 0.8%
Welsh 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Claflin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beaver (67525)
Odin (67525)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Claflin 705 $35,417
Bushton 314 $47,708
Ellinwood 2,164 $42,292
Great Bend 15,345 $38,708
Hoisington 2,975 $32,431
Holyrood 464 $37,417
Lorraine 136 $35,417

Claflin Public Libraries

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Claflin, Kansas
(620) 587-3488

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Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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