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People

Total Population 334
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 164
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,333
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $40,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 13.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Otis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 110 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Rush
Standard Zip Codes 67565
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.534
Longitude -99.052

Otis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BISON 3 NW
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 41 to 72 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
Station GREAT BEND
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station RUSSELL 1 E
Distance 27.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albert 166 $59,219
Bison 196 $50,313
Hoisington 2,666 $53,750
La Crosse 1,295 $56,136
Olmitz 138 $53,125
Rush Center 137 $55,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Otis Public Libraries

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Otis Community Library
122 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Otis, Kansas
(785) 387-2287

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Otis High Schools

OTIS-BISON HIGH
EAGLE STREET
785-387-2337
Serves 90 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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