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People

Total Population 495
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 241
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 53.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,464
% Above Poverty Level 72.1%
% Below Poverty Level 27.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 10%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.4%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $46,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 18%

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

Strong City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Chase
Standard Zip Codes 66869
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.397
Longitude -96.536

Strong City 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 COTTONWOOD FALLS
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station HERINGTON
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Americus 841 $60,625
Cottonwood Falls 939 $51,806
Council Grove 2,319 $48,750
Emporia 24,739 $43,935
Olpe 595 $56,136

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

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