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People

Total Population 295
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 33.2%
Employed Population 16+ 131
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 63.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.7%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $40,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 15.3%

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

Ransom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 155 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Ness
Standard Zip Codes 67572
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.636
Longitude -99.933

Ransom 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 NESS CITY
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station WAKEENEY
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 23.6 inches
Station HAYS 1 S
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bazine 389 $44,063
McCracken 195 $42,500
Ness City 1,520 $60,167

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

Ransom Public Libraries

Library
Ransom Public Library
PO BOX 263/411 S. VERMONT
Ransom, Kansas
(785) 731-2855

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Ransom Hospitals

GRISELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISDTRICT #1
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
210 SOUTH VERMONT PO BOX 268
(785) 731-2231
Emergency Service: No

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Ransom High Schools

RANSOM JR/SR HIGH
1 LONGHORN DRIVE
785-731-2352
Serves 61 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.2

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