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Overview

Introduction to Andover, Kansas

Andover, Kansas, in Butler county, is located 11 miles E of Wichita, Kansas. The city is included in the Wichita metropolitan area.

Andover History

Andover was originally named as Minneha. The area was first settled in the late 1860s. Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Waggoner purchased the land in February 1876. The first church of the city was the United Methodist Church which was established in 1873. Charles Glancey platted the town site in February 1880 and named it as Cloud City. The first post office of the area was also established in the same year. At that time, the city was served by the St. Louis - San Francisco Railroad. On June 7, 1880, the city was renamed to Andover. It was incorporated on February 4, 1957 as Hugo Epp became the first mayor.

Andover and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of World Treasures
  • El Dorado State Park
  • Andover Central Park
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Exploration Place
  • Wichita - Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Things To Do In Andover

Andover includes several parks including the Andover Heights Mini Park, Andover Central Park, Williamsburg Neighborhood Park, 13th Street Sports Park, and Andover Village Mini Park. Golf lovers can spend their free hours at the Andover Municipal Golf Course and Cedar Pines Golf Course. One can also shop at the Meadow Plaza Shopping Center. The city is also home to Saint Vincent de Paul Church and Andover Church. In addition, it also hosts events like Andover Spring Festival and Greater Andover Days every year.

Andover Transportation

Flights can be availed from Wichita Mid - Continent Airport.

Andover Higher Education

Friends University, Wichita State University, and Butler County Community College are some of the nearest colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,477
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+6,401
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.1%
Median Earnings25+$48,721
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,301

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,974
% Above Poverty Level95.5%
% Below Poverty Level4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,096
Median House Value$176,200

Ancestry

German24.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.1%
English11.5%
Irish9.3%
Italian3.1%
Welsh2.7%
French Except Basque2.2%
Swedish1.7%
Danishn1.6%
Russian1.5%
Polish1.3%
Arab1.2%
Czech1.2%
Norwegian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Scottish1%
Austrian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Andover Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler County
Standard Zip Codes67002
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.69
Approximate Longitude-97.13

Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationNEWTON 2 SW
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationWINFIELD NO. 1
Distance34.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Augusta9,262$60,493
Bel Aire7,214$94,766
Benton936$70,179
Eastborough742$150,625
Kechi2,352$96,161
Towanda1,382$52,260

Andover Public Libraries

Andover Public Library
1511 E. CENTRAL
Andover, Kansas
(316) 558-3500

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Andover Hospitals

Kansas Medical Center Llc
(Proprietary)
1124 West 21st Street
(316) 300-4000

Andover Public Schools

Andover Central High School
603 E. Central
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4700
High
Total Enrollment 813
Andover Central Middle School
903 E. Central
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4710
Middle
Total Enrollment 598
Andover Ecademy
1411 N. Main
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4470
Other
Total Enrollment 3546
Andover High
1744 N Andover Rd
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4600
High
Total Enrollment 824
Andover Middle School
1628 N Andover Rd
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4610
Middle
Total Enrollment 645
Cottonwood Elementary
1747 N Andover Rd
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4620
Primary
Total Enrollment 388
Meadowlark Elementary
1411 N Main
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4630
Primary
Total Enrollment 318
Prairie Creek Elementary
654 Ymca Drive
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4630
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
Sunflower Elementary School
616 E. Douglas
ZIP: 67002
(316) 218-4730
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
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