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People

Total Population 2,028
Male Share of the Population 56.7%
Female Share of the Population 43.3%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 920
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 65.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,762
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $620
Median House Value $98,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 12.1%

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

Lakin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 183 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 203 miles E of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Kearny
Standard Zip Codes 67860
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.94
Longitude -101.254

Lakin 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 LAKIN
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 71 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches
Station GARDEN CITY EXP STN
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches
Station GARDEN CITY 9 ESE
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deerfield 742 $49,205
Garden City 27,007 $53,079
Holcomb 2,434 $75,074

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

Lakin Public Libraries

Library
Lakin/kearny County Library
"101 E. PRAIRIE, P.O. BOX 773"
Lakin, Kansas
(620) 355-6674

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Lakin Hospitals

KEARNY COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
500 THORPE STREET PO BOX 744
(620) 355-7111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lakin High Schools

LAKIN HIGH
407 N CAMPBELL
620-355-6411
Serves 231 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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