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People

Total Population 1,558
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 28.4%
Employed Population 16+ 730
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $25,022
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,911

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,526
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.3%
Median Gross Rent $435
Median House Value $67,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 13.5%

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

Smith Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 132 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Smith
Standard Zip Codes 66967
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.779
Longitude -98.784

Smith Center 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 SMITH CENTER
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Station KIRWIN DAM
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.2 inches
Station PHILLIPSBURG 1 SSE
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Harlan (66967)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Agra 255 $46,250
Esbon 147 $38,750
Gaylord 136 $33,750
Kensington 468 $46,042
Lebanon 309 $47,083
Portis 101 $0

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

Smith Center Public Libraries

Library
Smith Center Public Library
117 W. COURT
Smith Center, Kansas
(785) 282-3361
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Smith Center Hospitals

SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
614 S MAIN STREET
(785) 282-6845
Emergency Service: Yes

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Smith Center High Schools

SMITH CENTER JR SR HIGH
300 SCHOOL AVE
785-282-6609
Serves 241 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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