Meade, Kansas

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Meade, Kansas

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

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Comparative Profile of Meade, Kansas

Comparing Meade 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 9 7
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Meade Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 165 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Meade
Standard Zip Codes 67864
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.285
Longitude -100.339

Meade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MEADE
Distance 0.6 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 CIMARRON 4 S
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 71 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Distance 37.6 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
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Meade Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,672 100%
Male 799 47.8%
Female 873 52.2%
Under 18 447 26.7%
18+ 1,225 73.3%
65+ 371 22.2%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,575 94.2%
African-American 10 0.6%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 54 3.2%
Mixed Race 18 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 93 5.6%

Estimated Meade Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,629
Growth -43
Growth % -2.6%

Meade 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 35%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 14.9%
English 11.4%
Irish 6.5%
Dutch 3.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Czech 1.2%
Italian 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
European 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
British 0.2%
German Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Meade 1,672 $40,357
Copeland 339 $38,594
Fowler 567 $40,750
Kismet 484 $38,750
Minneola 717 $41,750
Montezuma 966 $41,528
Plains 1,163 $44,167

Meade Public Libraries

Meade Public
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Meade Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(620) 873-2141
Emergency Service: No

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Meade High Schools (2004)

Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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