Nortonville, Kansas

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Nortonville, Kansas

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

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Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Nortonville Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Nortonville Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Nortonville Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Nortonville, Kansas

Comparing Nortonville 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 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3


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 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Nortonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 66060
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.416
Longitude -95.333

Nortonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station HORTON
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Nortonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 620 100%
Male 290 46.8%
Female 330 53.2%
Under 18 161 26%
18+ 459 74%
65+ 163 26.3%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 3.1
White 602 97.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 9 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Nortonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 598
Growth -22
Growth % -3.5%

Nortonville 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 50.8%
US/American 19.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Irish 6.1%
English 4.7%
Dutch 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Danish 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Italian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swedish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nortonville 620 $40,781
Easton 362 $29,000
Effingham 588 $47,083
Lancaster 291 $37,188
Muscotah 200 $31,875
Valley Falls 1,254 $41,500
Winchester 579 $41,500

Nortonville Public Libraries

Nortonville Public Library
"407 MAIN STREET, P.O. BOX 179"
Nortonville, Kansas
(913) 886-2060
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