Osborne, Kansas

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Osborne, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Osborne Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Osborne Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Osborne Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Osborne Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Osborne, Kansas

Comparing Osborne 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
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Osborne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 141 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Osborne
Standard Zip Codes 67473
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.438
Longitude -98.694

Osborne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALTON 6 ESE
Distance 8.3 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
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.2 inches
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Osborne Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,607 100%
Male 750 46.7%
Female 857 53.3%
Under 18 384 23.9%
18+ 1,223 76.1%
65+ 434 27%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,573 97.9%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 25 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Osborne Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,440
Growth -167
Growth % -10.4%

Osborne 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 30.8%
US/American 28.1%
English 8.3%
Irish 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
Dutch 4.5%
Swedish 2.3%
Scottish 2%
Czech 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Norwegian 1.1%
Italian 1%
Slavic 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
African 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
German Russian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Osborne 1,607 $36,544
Alton 117 $33,125
Cawker City 521 $30,769
Downs 1,038 $36,518
Gaylord 145 $35,000
Portis 123 $28,333
Tipton 243 $45,938

Osborne Public Libraries

Osborne Public Library
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(785) 346-5486

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Osborne Hospitals

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(785) 346-2121
Emergency Service: No

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Osborne High Schools (2004)

Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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