Mound City, Kansas

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Mound City, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Mound City Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Mound City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mound City, Kansas

Comparing Mound City 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Working at Home 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Mound City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Olathe, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Linn
Standard Zip Codes 66056
Phone Area Codes 913
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.142
Longitude -94.813

Mound City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station BUTLER
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station PAOLA
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
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Mound City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 821 100%
Male 379 46.2%
Female 442 53.8%
Under 18 212 25.8%
18+ 609 74.2%
65+ 185 22.5%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.93
White 798 97.2%
African-American 12 1.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Estimated Mound City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 820
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Mound City 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 27.2%
US/American 18.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
Irish 14.3%
English 7%
Dutch 4%
Swedish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Scottish 1.4%
European 1%
Swiss 1%
Russian 1%
Italian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mound City 821 $39,265
Blue Mound 277 $41,500
Fulton 184 $41,071
La Cygne 1,115 $44,118
Parker 281 $30,625
Pleasanton 1,387 $32,014
Prescott 280 $33,125

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Mound City High Schools (2004)

14675 HWY 52
Serves 328 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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