Alexander, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.0%
 
Males: 36  (57.1%)
Females: 27  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  61.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67513

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,378 (it was $12,083 in 2000)
Alexander:

$40,378
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,064 (it was $11,803 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,198 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Alexander:

$36,198
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $45,868; Detached houses: $45,797
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alexander: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Pennsylvania German (64.7%), German (17.6%), American (11.8%), Dutch (5.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2065 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 257 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alexander:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexander city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $629 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $312 (2.0%)

Alexander satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (132.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (421.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bazine, KS (2.8 miles ), McCracken, KS (2.8 miles ), Rush Center, KS (3.6 miles) , La Crosse, KS (3.7 miles ), Brownell, KS (4.0 miles) , Liebenthal, KS (4.2 miles) , Burdett, KS (4.4 miles ), Ness City, KS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.47 N, Longitude: 99.55 W

Area code: 785

Alexander household income distribution Alexander home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-11.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (57%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Alexander, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alexander-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Alexander city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexander-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 55% 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 149.9 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 120.3 miles away from Alexander 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 304.8 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 382.3 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 51.2 miles away from Alexander center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 417.0 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 Rush County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Alexander:

  • RUSH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LA CROSSE, KS)
  • LOCUST GROVE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LA CROSSE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexander:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 31 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 45 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 93 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 132 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 134 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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Notable locations in Alexander: Mid - State Farmers Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Rush County Fire District 1 Alexander (B), Golden Keys Senior Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.3
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Alexander city (based on Rush County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,1783
Mainline Protestant1,1119
Evangelical Protestant2403
None778-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Rush County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

9.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rush County:

28.2%
Kansas:

27.9%
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 1$125
Sewerage 0$0 1$100
Water Supply 0$0 2$300
Totals for Government 0$0 4$525

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,000 ($158.73)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($126.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($47.62)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($47.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($79.37)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($47.62)
    All Other: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($111.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($31.75)
    General Support: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($63.49)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($31.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,000 ($444.44)

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Ellis County, KS  0.81% ($42,909 average AGI)


8.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
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 Ellis County, KS  2.34% ($29,515 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  1.28% ($31,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexander:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexander:

  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Alexander:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)

Alexander fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 1990 07:00 PM, Cord, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 70Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3 Mi N (Lat: 38.467806 Lon: -99.550667), Call Sign: KYL943, Licensee ID: L00036721
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2005, Expiration Date: 02/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2015Registrant: Loren Wright, Rr 1, Alexander, KS 67513, Phone: (913) 343-2211
  • Lat: 38.435639 Lon: -99.516889, Call Sign: WQWQ227
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.125 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 10/23/2025, Certifier: Paul MoranRegistrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., 156 S Highway 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MEAD WILLIAM D RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 153RV , Serial Number: 90153, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/2003
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James Webs, 205 School St, Alexander, KS 67513, Other Owners: Howard Boese
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3193J , Serial Number: 15065893, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James H Webs, Po Box 133, Alexander, KS 67513, Other Owners: Gene A Knieling
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6410S , Serial Number: 15067210, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Loren W Wright, Rr1 Box 26, Alexander, KS 67513, Other Owners: Phyllis D Wright
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8729P , Serial Number: 24-4179, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Loren W Wright, 1211 Ave N, Alexander, KS 67513, Other Owners: Phyllis D Wright

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexander and their reported violations in the past:

ALEXANDER, CITY OF (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from FEB-21-2012 to MAR-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Intentional no-action (MAR-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from FEB-21-2012 to MAR-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-03-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Alexander compared to Kansas state average:

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