Albert, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 176 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 79  (45.0%)
Females: 97  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67511

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,930 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Albert:

$39,930
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,862 (it was $15,948 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,131 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Albert:

$64,131
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $62,177; Detached houses: $62,177

Median gross rent in 2012: $481.

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  • White alone - 165 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albert: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Irish (22.5%), United States (6.0%), Russian (5.5%), English (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1915 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 741 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Albert:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albert city:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

10 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

This city:  6.3%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $671 (1.2%)

Albert satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (105.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (410.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Olmitz, KS (2.4 miles) , Otis, KS (2.5 miles ), Timken, KS (3.0 miles) , Bison, KS (3.3 miles ), Pawnee Rock, KS (3.6 miles ), Galatia, KS (3.7 miles) , Hoisington, KS (3.7 miles ), Great Bend, KS (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 99.01 W

Area code: 620

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

3.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-20.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Therapists (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)

Average climate in Albert, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albert-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Albert city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albert-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from Albert center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 387.8 miles away from Albert center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albert topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Albert:

  • CHERRY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GREAT BEND, KS)
  • KEARNY COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAKIN, KS)
  • CLARA BARTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)
  • GREAT BEND REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GREAT BEND, KS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HOISINGTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)
  • HOISINGTON REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)
  • CENTRAL KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GREAT BEND, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albert:

  • Barton County Community College (about 16 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 34 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 66 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 105 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 105 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 105 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 107 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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Notable locations in Albert: Great Bend Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Albert Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Barton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • ALBERT, CITY OF (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Albert compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Albert (2011 data):

  • Farmers Bank & Trust, National Association: Albert Branch at Second Avenue And Main Street, branch established on 1987/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/22: Bank assets: $648.9 mil, Deposits: $454.2 mil, headquarters in Great Bend, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Enterprises, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Albert city (based on Barton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.44%
Here: 75.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents45.0%11.2%8.2%6.7%4.5%
Congregations12.5%16.1%7.1%8.9%7.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%2.8%2.5%2.5%12.7%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.8%3.6%35.7%
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: 4
Barton County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Barton County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

10.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

30.3%
Kansas:

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

11.1%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$300
Sewerage 0$0 3$769
Water Supply 0$0 3$769
Totals for Government 0$0 13$1,838

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $28,000 ($159.09)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($62.50)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($45.45)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($11.36)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($5.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($56.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($11.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($73.86)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $7,000 ($39.77)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($17.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($90.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($62.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($17.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($73.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($11.36)
  • Tax - Property: $20,000 ($113.64)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($28.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $278,000 ($1579.55)

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
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 Reno County, KS  0.31% ($26,719 average AGI)
from Pawnee County, KS  0.25% ($35,923)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.22% ($24,478)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.57% ($31,683 average AGI)
to Ellis County, KS  0.29% ($26,226)
to Pawnee County, KS  0.26% ($30,852)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albert:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albert:

  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KWBI (91.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGTR (96.7 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • K201DG (88.1 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Albert:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K30GD (Channel 30; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albert)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 38.451611 Lon: -99.013139, Call Sign: WQEJ300
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.140 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2006, Expiration Date: 02/08/2016, Certifier: Charles Keller
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., Route 2, Box 249-A, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:
  • Lat: 38.448722 Lon: -99.024528, Call Sign: WQKT868
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/11/2019, Certifier: Robert Wissman
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, 156 S Highway 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0FCM
    Grant Date: 03/01/1999, Expiration Date: 03/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2011
    Registrant: Kenneth C Kaiser, Albert, KS 67511
  • Call Sign: WA0WCW, Licensee ID: L00976303
    Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 05/09/2015, Certifier: Doris L Reile
    Registrant: Doris L Reile, Rr 1 Box 86 A, Albert, KS 67511

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Albert

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