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People

Total Population 939
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 24.2%
Employed Population 16+ 363
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,806
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $414
Median House Value $64,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 17.9%

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

Cottonwood Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Chase
Standard Zip Codes 66845
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.372
Longitude -96.542

Cottonwood Falls 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 COTTONWOOD FALLS
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station FLORENCE
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Americus 841 $60,625
Council Grove 2,319 $48,750
Emporia 24,739 $43,935
Olpe 595 $56,136

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

Cottonwood Falls Public Libraries

Library
Cottonwood Falls/burnley Memorial
PO BOX 509 401 OAK
Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
(620) 273-8588

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Cottonwood Falls High Schools

CHASE COUNTY HIGH
600 MAIN
620-273-6354
Serves 159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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