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People

Total Population 1,309
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 701
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 52.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $27,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,756

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,246
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $69,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 6.7%

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

Harper Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 47 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas
County Harper
Standard Zip Codes 67058
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.286
Longitude -98.025

Harper 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 ANTHONY
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station NORWICH
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Station MEDICINE LODGE
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Duquoin (67058)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anthony 2,340 $53,516
Argonia 697 $55,714
Attica 769 $65,909
Milan 72 $45,000
Norwich 489 $57,500

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

Harper Public Libraries

Library
Harper Public Library
1002 OAK
Harper, Kansas
(620) 896-2959

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Harper Hospitals

HARPER HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO 5
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1204 MAPLE STREET
(620) 896-7324
Emergency Service: Yes

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