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People

Total Population 281
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 155
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $51,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 12.8%

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

Ford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 132 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Ford
Standard Zip Codes 67842
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.636
Longitude -99.753

Ford 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 DODGE CITY RGNL AP
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 22.3 inches
Station GREENSBURG
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
Station ASHLAND
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 95 F
Oct Temp 41 to 73 F
Annual Precip 23.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kingsdown (67842)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bucklin 894 $66,250
Dodge City 28,045 $51,206
Minneola 733 $49,545
Mullinville 190 $47,656
Offerle 255 $55,313

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

Ford Public Libraries

Library
Ford City Library
"P.O. BOX 66, EAST 8TH STREET"
Ford, Kansas
(620) 369-2820

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