Gas, Kansas

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Gas, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 18% Gas Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Gas, Kansas

Comparing Gas 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 6
Working at Home 7 7
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Gas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SW of Olathe, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Allen
P.O. Box Zip Codes 66742
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.923
Longitude -95.345

Gas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IOLA 1 W
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
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Gas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 556 100%
Male 284 51.1%
Female 272 48.9%
Under 18 148 26.6%
18+ 408 73.4%
65+ 72 12.9%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.94
White 526 94.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 4 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.3%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 17 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.2%

Estimated Gas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 552
Growth -4
Growth % -0.7%

Gas 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 41.7%
US/American 18.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 6.7%
Irish 6.7%
Swedish 3.6%
Dutch 2.4%
Northern European 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Welsh 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
Italian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Canadian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
African 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gas 556 $38,942
Colony 397 $27,708
Humboldt 1,999 $39,750
Iola 6,302 $37,795
La Harpe 706 $32,981
Moran 562 $37,750
Neosho Falls 179 $33,000
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