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People

Total Population 169
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 25.4%
Employed Population 16+ 79
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,000
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $328
Median House Value $55,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 8.9%

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

Palco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 161 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Rooks
Standard Zip Codes 67657
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.252
Longitude -99.562

Palco 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 PLAINVILLE 4 WNW
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
Station WEBSTER DAM
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
Station HILL CITY 1 E
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 37 to 71 F
Annual Precip 22 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bogue 298 $45,000
Damar 158 $41,389
Hill City 1,464 $58,462
Plainville 1,930 $59,688

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

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Palco Public Library
311 MAIN
Palco, Kansas
(785) 737-4286

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PALCO HIGH
502 ASH STREET
785-737-4645
Serves 49 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6

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