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Demographics

People

Total Population320
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+161
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,179
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,786
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work11.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$500
Median House Value$37,500

Ancestry

German52.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish15.9%
Russian10%
English5.6%
Czech3.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian1.6%
Dutch1.6%
Polish1.6%
Welsh0.6%
Scottish0.3%
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Otis Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rush County
Standard Zip Codes67565
Phone Area Codes620,785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.53
Approximate Longitude-99.05

Otis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBISON 3 NW
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp15 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 94 F
Oct Temp41 to 72 F
Annual Precip24 inches
StationGREAT BEND
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationRUSSELL 1 E
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 93 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albert176$58,929
Bison217$48,750
Hoisington2,632$56,875
La Crosse1,317$58,750
Olmitz157$60,250
Rush Center165$55,250

Otis Public Libraries

Otis Community Library
122 SOUTH MAIN
Otis, Kansas
(785) 387-2287

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Otis Public Schools

Otis-bison Elementary
216 N 3rd
ZIP: 67565
(785) 387-2371
Primary
Total Enrollment 98
Otis-bison Junior/senior High School
301 Eagle St.
ZIP: 67565
(785) 387-2337
High
Total Enrollment 108
Southwinds Academy
301 W. Eagle Street
ZIP: 67565
(785) 387-2202
Other
Total Enrollment 52
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