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People

Total Population 750
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 343
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,484
% Above Poverty Level 84.2%
% Below Poverty Level 15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $673
Median House Value $58,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 12.9%

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

Wilson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 99 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Ellsworth
Standard Zip Codes 67490
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.825
Longitude -98.475

Wilson 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 WILSON LAKE
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station ELLSWORTH
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station RUSSELL 1 E
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dorrance 184 $61,250
Ellsworth 3,075 $60,000
Holyrood 400 $58,750
Kanopolis 415 $49,792
Lucas 444 $54,167

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

Wilson Public Libraries

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2405 AVENUE F BOX 310
Wilson, Kansas
(785) 658-3648

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Wilson High Schools

WILSON JR/SR HIGH
3005 AVENUE D
785-658-2202
Serves 128 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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