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Demographics

People

Total Population902
Male Share of the Population51.1%
Female Share of the Population48.9%
Senior Citizens27.2%
Employed Population 16+472
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$29,261
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,667
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.1%
Median Gross Rent$427
Median House Value$64,500

Ancestry

Irish18%
English15%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
Dutch9.1%
French Except Basque3.9%
Scottish1.9%
Swedish1.1%
African0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Danishn0.4%
German0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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Downs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Osborne County
Standard Zip Codes67437
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.5
Approximate Longitude-98.54

Downs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGLEN ELDER LAKE
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp14 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 92 F
Oct Temp41 to 70 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches
StationALTON 6 ESE
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 93 F
Oct Temp38 to 71 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches
StationBELOIT
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cawker City529$50,972
Gaylord122$60,000
Glen Elder521$72,778
Osborne1,488$53,056
Portis97$72,500
Tipton255$60,417

Downs Public Libraries

Downs Carnegie Library
504 MORGAN AVE
Downs, Kansas
(785) 454-3821

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Downs Public Schools

Lakeside Elem At Downs
817 College
ZIP: 67437
(785) 454-3344
Primary
Total Enrollment 61
Lakeside High School At Downs
1306 N Morgan
ZIP: 67437
(785) 454-3332
High
Total Enrollment 79
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