Overbrook, Kansas

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Overbrook, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Overbrook Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Overbrook Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Overbrook, Kansas

Comparing Overbrook 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Racial Diversity 3 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 6
Low Violent Crime 4 3

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Overbrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Osage
Standard Zip Codes 66524
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.78
Longitude -95.556

Overbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station OTTAWA
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Overbrook Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 947 100%
Male 420 44.4%
Female 527 55.6%
Under 18 213 22.5%
18+ 734 77.5%
65+ 232 24.5%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.9
White 920 97.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.8%
Other 10 1.1%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated Overbrook Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 971
Growth 24
Growth % 2.5%

Overbrook 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 29.9%
English 19.3%
Irish 13.3%
US/American 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
French (except Basque) 4.9%
Swedish 2.5%
Russian 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
European 1.9%
Czech 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Polish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Overbrook 947 $45,625
Burlingame 1,017 $42,500
Carbondale 1,478 $39,226
Lyndon 1,038 $44,231
Pomona 923 $35,625
Quenemo 468 $28,854
Scranton 724 $40,521

Overbrook Public Libraries

Overbrook Public Library
317 MAPLE PO BOX 389
Overbrook, Kansas
(785) 665-7266

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