Admire, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 156 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.9%
 
Males: 81  (52.1%)
Females: 75  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66830

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,767 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Admire:

$41,767
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,544 (it was $15,666 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,281 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Admire:

$47,281
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $47,400; Detached houses: $52,333; Mobile homes: $17,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $496.

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  • White alone - 139 (89.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (3.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Admire: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), English (7.8%), Irish (7.8%), Swedish (4.8%), French (2.4%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 471 people per square mile   (low).

Admire, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Admire:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Admire city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 69.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $933 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $740 (1.6%)

Admire satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (35.4 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (88.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (405.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Allen, KS (2.0 miles ), Bushong, KS (2.9 miles) , Reading, KS (3.4 miles ), Americus, KS (3.6 miles ), Harveyville, KS (3.6 miles ), Osage City, KS (3.9 miles ), Dunlap, KS (3.9 miles) , Eskridge, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.64 N, Longitude: 96.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Admire household income distribution Admire home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+17.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Average climate in Admire, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Admire, Kansas average temperatures Admire, Kansas average precipitation Admire, Kansas humidity Admire, Kansas wind speed Admire, Kansas snowfall Admire, Kansas sunshine Admire, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Admire-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Admire city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Admire-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 292.0 miles away from Admire center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 321.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.5 miles away from Admire center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 322.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Admire topographic map

Birthplace of: Alvin M. Johnston - Aviator.

Hospitals and medical centers near Admire:

  • PETERSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ESKRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ESKRIDGE, KS)
  • OSAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • HOLIDAY RESORT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Admire:

  • Emporia State University (about 17 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 35 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 46 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Baker University (about 51 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 52 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Allen County Community College (about 62 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Butler Community College (about 72 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public elementary/middle school in Admire:

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Notable location: Lyon County Fire District 2 Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Admire: Admire United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Admire that have no violations reported:

  • ADMIRE, CITY OF (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Admire compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Admire travel time to work - commute Admire mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Admire city (based on Lyon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.00%
Here: 46.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents25.0%23.9%7.3%4.7%4.1%
Congregations6.7%20.0%3.3%10.0%1.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.4%3.2%3.1%2.8%22.5%
Congregations3.3%1.7%6.7%3.3%43.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lyon County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lyon County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

30.0%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 5$241
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$5
Totals for Government 0$0 6$246

Admire government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($185.90)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($128.21)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($83.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($51.28)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($25.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($19.23)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($12.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($89.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($275.64)

Admire government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $83,000 ($532.05)
    All Other: $62,000 ($397.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($44.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($96.15)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($160.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($32.05)
    General Support: $1,000 ($6.41)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($44.87)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($19.23)

Admire government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $233,000 ($1493.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $225,000 ($1442.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($51.28)

Admire government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $243,000 ($1557.69)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($23,776 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.31% ($19,684)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($35,105)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  0.62% ($33,211 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.56% ($36,116)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.47% ($24,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Admire:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Admire:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K205CT (88.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Admire:

  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)

Admire fatal accident list:

Jul 16, 1975 10:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Admire)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jct Us 56 & Kansas Turnpike (Lat: 38.651667 Lon: -96.031111), Call Sign: KAM773, Licensee ID: L00005472
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008
    Registrant: Kansas Turnpike Authority, 9401 East Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67207-1804, Phone: (316) 682-4537
  • Jct Us 56 & Ks Turnpike Hwys (Lat: 38.651667 Lon: -96.031111), Call Sign: KAI971, Licensee ID: L00005472
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.830 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 9401 East Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67207-1804, Phone: (316) 682-4537
  • 3 Mi N 56/99 Jct & 2 Mi E (Lat: 38.695000 Lon: -96.057778), Call Sign: KNBE422, Licensee ID: L00346016
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2001, Expiration Date: 04/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2011
    Registrant: Prairie View Farm Inc, 1707 Road 370, Allen, KS 66833, Phone: (316) 528-3298

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ALLEN, 0.3 Mi W Of The Int Of Hwys 99 & 170 (Lat: 38.521944 Lon: -96.100528), Overall height: 111.6 m, Call Sign: WLW498
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ALLEN, 0.3 Mi W Of Hwy 99 & Hwy 170 Int (Lat: 38.521944 Lon: -96.100528), Overall height: 111.6 m, Call Sign: WLW584
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, I335 Hwy @ Mop Rr Bridge (Lat: 38.629722 Lon: -96.043028), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WNTL687
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2001, Expiration Date: 12/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (316) 682-4537
  • KC03SW164, 16.67 Km Northwest Of Osage Municipal Airport (#75500) (Lat: 38.736417 Lon: -95.958583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Overall height: 103 m, Call Sign: WQQY387
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Int I335 & Us 56 Hwy Kansas Turnpike (Lat: 38.651667 Lon: -96.031083), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KAO88
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.950 MHz, 2144.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/1997, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (316) 682-4537

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0ZBH
    Grant Date: 06/24/1998, Expiration Date: 12/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2008
    Registrant: Jack R Terrell, 604 Mc Elfresh, Admire, KS 66830

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Admire, KS
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