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People

Total Population 1,746
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 708
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,307
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,469

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,063
% Above Poverty Level 76.9%
% Below Poverty Level 23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $56,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 17.2%

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

Horton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 66439
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.66
Longitude -95.526

Horton 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 0.7 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 HOLTON
Distance 17.4 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
Station OREGON
Distance 30 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Effingham 621 $50,250
Everest 296 $54,167
Muscotah 201 $40,000
Netawaka 176 $53,750
Robinson 234 $41,875

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

Horton Public Libraries

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Horton Public Library
809 1ST AVE. EAST
Horton, Kansas
(785) 486-3326

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Horton High Schools

HORTON HIGH
1120 FIRST AVE EAST
785-486-2151
Serves 157 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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