Goessel, Kansas

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Goessel, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 8% Goessel Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Goessel, Kansas

Comparing Goessel 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 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Short Commute Times 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Goessel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 38 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Marion
P.O. Box Zip Codes 67053
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.246
Longitude -97.348

Goessel 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 NEWTON 2 SW
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 22.6 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
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Goessel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 565 100%
Male 240 42.5%
Female 325 57.5%
Under 18 122 21.6%
18+ 443 78.4%
65+ 181 32%
Median Age 43.1
Average Family Size 2.98
White 552 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Goessel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 547
Growth -18
Growth % -3.2%

Goessel 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 54.2%
English 8.4%
Dutch 8.1%
Russian 5.6%
US/American 5.6%
Irish 4.6%
Swedish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Ukrainian 1.3%
French Canadian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Goessel 565 $42,727
Canton 829 $45,357
Hesston 3,509 $51,474
Hillsboro 2,854 $42,465
Lehigh 215 $41,875
Moundridge 1,593 $44,934
Walton 284 $39,500

Goessel Public Libraries

Goessel Public Library
101 S. CEDAR
Goessel, Kansas
(620) 367-8440

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Goessel High Schools (2004)

100 MAIN
Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

Goessel Colleges

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