Luray, Kansas

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Luray Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Russell
Standard Zip Codes 67649
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.11
Longitude -98.688

Luray Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station RUSSELL 1 E
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station ALTON 6 ESE
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 71 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
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Luray Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 203 100%
Male 87 42.9%
Female 116 57.1%
Under 18 34 16.7%
18+ 169 83.3%
65+ 63 31%
Median Age 51.1
Average Family Size 2.59
White 198 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.5%

Estimated Luray Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 186
Growth -17
Growth % -8.4%

Luray 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 32.3%
Irish 20.5%
US/American 13.7%
English 8.7%
Swedish 5.6%
Dutch 4.3%
Swiss 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Russian 1.2%
Czech 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Luray 203 $32,500
Dorrance 205 $37,000
Lucas 436 $38,125
Natoma 367 $37,500
Russell 4,696 $37,813
Sylvan Grove 324 $36,375
Tipton 243 $45,938

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