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People

Total Population 297
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 152
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 55.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,875
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $661
Median House Value $83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 11.8%

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

Kismet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 151 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Seward
Standard Zip Codes 67859
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.205
Longitude -100.701

Kismet 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 LIBERAL
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station MEADE
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station HUGOTON
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Copeland 294 $71,875
Liberal 20,819 $50,064
Meade 1,702 $64,250
Plains 1,099 $50,833

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

Kismet Public Libraries

Library
Kismet Public Library
503 MAIN
Kismet, Kansas
(620) 563-7357
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Kismet High Schools

SOUTHWESTERN HEIGHTS JR/SR HIGH
RT 1 BOX 24A
620-563-7292
Serves 314 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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