Little River, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Little River Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 16% Little River Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Little River, Kansas

Comparing Little River 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
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 3
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Little River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 61 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Rice
Standard Zip Codes 67457
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.398
Longitude -98.011

Little River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
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Little River Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 536 100%
Male 241 45%
Female 295 55%
Under 18 139 25.9%
18+ 397 74.1%
65+ 141 26.3%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 3.02
White 522 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.3%

Estimated Little River Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 528
Growth -8
Growth % -1.5%

Little River 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 45.3%
English 17.8%
US/American 8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
Swedish 5.1%
Irish 4.6%
Dutch 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Polish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Russian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Northern European 0.3%
African 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Little River 536 $33,125
Geneseo 272 $29,250
Inman 1,142 $40,804
Lyons 3,732 $39,639
Marquette 542 $44,531
Sterling 2,642 $40,739
Windom 137 $38,125

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Little River Community Library
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Little River High Schools (2004)

Serves 80 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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