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People

Total Population 3,132
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,533
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,885
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.5%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $87,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 13.3%

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

Hiawatha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 66434
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.852
Longitude -95.535

Hiawatha 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 HORTON
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station OREGON
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Everest 296 $54,167
Fairview 261 $43,750
Highland 1,053 $53,438
Horton 1,746 $40,063
Morrill 310 $54,792
Robinson 234 $41,875

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

Hiawatha Public Libraries

Library
Hiawatha/morrill Public Library
431 OREGON
Hiawatha, Kansas
(785) 742-3831

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Hiawatha Hospitals

HIAWATHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
300 UTAH STREET
(785) 742-2131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hiawatha High Schools

HIAWATHA SR HIGH
600 RED HAWK DRIVE
785-742-3312
Serves 371 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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