Pomona, Kansas

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Pomona, Kansas

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Comparative Profile of Pomona, Kansas

Comparing Pomona 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Pomona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 66076
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.595
Longitude -95.453

Pomona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 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
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Pomona Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 923 100%
Male 462 50.1%
Female 461 49.9%
Under 18 278 30.1%
18+ 645 69.9%
65+ 125 13.5%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.18
White 881 95.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 25 2.7%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 16 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated Pomona Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 942
Growth 19
Growth % 2.1%

Pomona 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
US/American 26%
German 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
English 11.4%
Irish 8.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Danish 3%
Scottish 1.8%
Polish 1.7%
Greek 1.3%
Dutch 1%
European 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Swedish 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Northern European 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pomona 923 $35,625
Lyndon 1,038 $44,231
Melvern 429 $50,833
Ottawa 11,921 $41,710
Princeton 317 $36,042
Quenemo 468 $28,854
Williamsburg 351 $25,000
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Pomona High Schools (2004)

Serves 221 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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