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Demographics

People

Total Population947
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens23.3%
Employed Population 16+482
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,159
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,964

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,114
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.8%
Median Gross Rent$469
Median House Value$70,000

Ancestry

German36.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
Irish14.1%
English11.8%
Swedish4.2%
Scottish3.8%
Dutch3.1%
Belgian2.6%
Norwegian1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Canadian1.1%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.4%
Australian0.2%
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Dighton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lane County
Standard Zip Codes67839
Phone Area Codes785,620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.48
Approximate Longitude-100.46

Dighton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationHEALY
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 41 F
Apr Temp36 to 66 F
Jul Temp63 to 93 F
Oct Temp38 to 70 F
Annual Precip21.4 inches
StationNESS CITY
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 42 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 93 F
Oct Temp39 to 72 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
StationGARDEN CITY EXP STN
Distance38.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 43 F
Apr Temp37 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 92 F
Oct Temp39 to 71 F
Annual Precip18.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Scott City4,046$70,208
Utica140$56,250

Dighton Public Libraries

Dighton/lane County Library
144 SOUTH LANE
Dighton, Kansas
(620) 397-2808

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Dighton Hospitals

Lane County Hospital Ltcu
(Government - Local)
243 S 2nd Po Box 969
Lane County Hospital
(Government - Local)
235 West Vine Po Box 969
(620) 397-5321

Dighton Public Schools

Dighton Elem
320 E James
ZIP: 67839
(620) 397-5319
Primary
Total Enrollment 147
Dighton High
200 S Wichita
ZIP: 67839
(620) 397-5333
High
Total Enrollment 104
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