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Demographics

People

Total Population836
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+468
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married60%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,643
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,464

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,396
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$558
Median House Value$79,900

Ancestry

German44.3%
Irish15.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
English9.3%
Swedish4.8%
Dutch3.3%
Welsh2.5%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian2%
Danishn1.2%
Canadian0.8%
Scottish0.6%
Swiss0.2%
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Americus Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lyon County
Standard Zip Codes66835
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.5
Approximate Longitude-96.26

Americus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEMPORIA 3 NW
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches
StationCOTTONWOOD FALLS
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationCOUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Admire93$43,750
Allen254$32,917
Council Grove2,337$50,679
Emporia24,707$44,394
Reading272$38,750
Strong City465$56,458

Americus Public Libraries

Americus Township Library
710 MAIN ST.
Americus, Kansas
(620) 443-5503

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Americus Public Schools

Americus Elementary / Nlc Junior High
800 8th Street
ZIP: 66835
(620) 443-5165
Primary
Total Enrollment 202
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