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People

Total Population 232
Male Share of the Population 39.2%
Female Share of the Population 60.8%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 95
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 78.4%
% Below Poverty Level 21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $731
Median House Value $61,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 13.8%

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

Dwight Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 66849
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.844
Longitude -96.593

Dwight 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 11.6 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 22.8 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 TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alta Vista 473 $45,357
Council Grove 2,319 $48,750
Grandview Plaza 2,110 $43,805
Junction City 24,823 $49,080

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

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Dwight Public Library
P.O. BOX 278 637 MAIN
Dwight, Kansas
(785) 482-3804

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