St Francis, Kansas

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St Francis, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy St Francis Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy St Francis Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% St Francis Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 14% St Francis Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of St Francis, Kansas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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St Francis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 160 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Cheyenne
Standard Zip Codes 67756
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.772
Longitude -101.799

St Francis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 41 F
Apr Temp 34 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 69 F
Annual Precip 18 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 40 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.8 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 41 F
Apr Temp 34 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 69 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
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St Francis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,497 100%
Male 714 47.7%
Female 783 52.3%
Under 18 325 21.7%
18+ 1,172 78.3%
65+ 470 31.4%
Median Age 45.2
Average Family Size 2.76
White 1,464 97.8%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 7 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 13 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 2.3%

Estimated St Francis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,376
Growth -121
Growth % -8.1%

St Francis 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 49.9%
English 11.6%
Irish 8%
US/American 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Italian 2%
Swedish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
European 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St Francis, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wheeler (67756)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Francis 1,497 $36,250
Bird City 482 $32,589
McDonald 159 $32,083

St Francis Public Libraries

St. Francis Public Library
121 N. SCOTT
St Francis, Kansas
(785) 332-3292
Library Web Site

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St Francis Hospitals

(Government - Local)
(785) 332-2104
Emergency Service: Yes

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St Francis High Schools (2004)

Serves 199 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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