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Demographics

People

Total Population1,109
Male Share of the Population53.2%
Female Share of the Population46.8%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+530
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,371
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,327

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,405
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone14.1%
Median Gross Rent$768
Median House Value$100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.3%
Irish9.1%
English8.9%
French Except Basque7.2%
Scottish2.7%
Dutch1.6%
Italian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
German0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Polish0.2%
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Plains Almanac

CategoryValue
County Meade County
Standard Zip Codes67869
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.26
Approximate Longitude-100.57

Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMEADE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 94 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
StationCIMARRON 4 S
Distance36.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 92 F
Oct Temp40 to 71 F
Annual Precip23 inches
StationHUGOTON
Distance41.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 93 F
Oct Temp40 to 72 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Copeland281$80,938
Fowler543$51,071
Kismet343$66,667
Liberal20,709$50,273
Meade1,667$63,875

Plains Public Libraries

Plains Community Library
500 GRAND AVE.
Plains, Kansas
(620) 563-7326

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Plains Public Schools

Plains Elem
605 West B
ZIP: 67869
(620) 563-7285
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
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