Kiowa, Kansas

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Kiowa, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kiowa Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Kiowa Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Kiowa Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Kiowa College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Kiowa, Kansas

Comparing Kiowa 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Kiowa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 78 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas
County Barber
Standard Zip Codes 67070
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.017
Longitude -98.485

Kiowa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALVA
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Distance 19 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
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Kiowa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,055 100%
Male 482 45.7%
Female 573 54.3%
Under 18 249 23.6%
18+ 806 76.4%
65+ 274 26%
Median Age 45.3
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,011 95.8%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.2%
Other 18 1.7%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 4.3%

Estimated Kiowa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 965
Growth -90
Growth % -8.5%

Kiowa 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 33.2%
US/American 15.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
Irish 10%
English 10%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Swedish 2.8%
Swiss 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 1.9%
European 1.9%
Lebanese 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
Danish 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kiowa 1,055 $41,806
Attica 636 $34,643
Hardtner 199 $34,038
Hazelton 144 $33,750
Medicine Lodge 2,193 $41,053
Sharon 210 $43,056

Kiowa Public Libraries

Kiowa Public Library
123 N 7TH
Kiowa, Kansas
(620) 825-4630
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Kiowa High Schools (2004)

1220 N 8TH
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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