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People

Total Population 2,319
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,109
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $75,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 11.2%

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

Council Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 66846, 66873
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.661
Longitude -96.491

Council Grove 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 COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 2.7 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 24.8 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
Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 35.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 286 $31,667
Alta Vista 473 $45,357
Americus 841 $60,625
Dwight 232 $51,250

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

Council Grove Public Libraries

Library
Council Grove Public Library
829 W. MAIN ST.
Council Grove, Kansas
(620) 767-5716
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Council Grove Hospitals

MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
600 N WASHINGTON ST
(620) 767-6811
Emergency Service: Yes

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COUNCIL GROVE HIGH
129 HOCKADAY
620-767-5149
Serves 342 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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