Almena, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 401 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 214  (53.4%)
Females: 187  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67622.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,892 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Almena:

$38,892
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,681 (it was $14,433 in 2000)

Almena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,132 (it was $33,900 in 2000)
Almena:

$43,132
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $49,602; Detached houses: $52,323; Mobile homes: $19,311

Median gross rent in 2013: $476.

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  • Races in Almena, KS (2010)

    Almena races chart
    • 39496.6%White alone
    • 112.7%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Almena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Almena: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.7%), Irish (11.9%), English (7.5%), Dutch (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1893

Elevation: 2155 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile   (low).

Almena,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Almena:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Almena city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Almena, Kansas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Almena to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $375 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,136 (2.7%)

Almena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (172.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (516.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Prairie View, KS (2.9 miles) , Long Island, KS (3.2 miles) , Norton, KS (3.2 miles ), Logan, KS (4.2 miles ), Stamford, NE (4.2 miles ), Beaver City, NE (4.3 miles ), Edmond, KS (4.4 miles) , Orleans, NE (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 99.71 W

Area code: 785

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

3.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Almena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Almena, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Almena-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Almena city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Almena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 350.8 miles away from the city center
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 240.6 miles away from Almena center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.4 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 50.6 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 342.6 miles away from Almena center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.4 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)
Almena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Almena:

  • PRN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NORTON, KS)
  • NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; NORTON, KS)
  • ANDBE HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NORTON, KS)
  • DSNWK GRANT HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NORTON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Almena:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 65 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 74 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Central Community College (about 99 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Barton County Community College (about 116 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 159 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 172 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Kansas State University (about 174 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)

Public high school in Almena:

Public elementary/middle school in Almena:

See full list of schools located in Almena

Library in Almena:

  • ALMENA CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,047; Location: 415 MAIN; 5,080 books; 6 e-books; 36 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 41 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Almena: Almena Agri - Services Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Almena City Library (B), Almena City Hall (C), Almena Area Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Almena include: Almena United Methodist Church (A), Almena Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Norton 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 Almena and their reported violations in the past:

ALMENA, CITY OF (Population served: 403, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.7%
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: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Almena compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Almena (2011 data):

  • Almena State Bank: at 500 Main Street Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $23.8 mil, Deposits: $21.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Almena city (based on Norton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,8519
Mainline Protestant8078
Catholic6172
Other4-
None2,392-
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 grocery stores: 4
Norton County:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Norton County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norton County:

28.0%
Kansas:

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

6.6%
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 1$1,958
Local Libraries 0$0 2$338
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$269
Totals for Government 0$2,760 4$2,565

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $74,000 ($184.54)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($134.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($107.23)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($47.38)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($27.43)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($17.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($107.23)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($24.94)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($19.95)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($14.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($132.17)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($102.24)
    All Other: $2,000 ($4.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($147.13)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($221.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($24.94)
    General Support: $7,000 ($17.46)
  • Tax - Property: $78,000 ($194.51)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($24.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,000 ($4.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($4.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $188,000 ($468.83)

Strongest AM radio stations in Almena:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KQNK (1530 AM; 1 kW; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Almena:

  • KQNK-FM (106.7 FM; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)

TV broadcast stations around Almena:

  • K39BS (Channel 39; NORTON, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Almena fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 1990 10:20 AM, Cord, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $1,300,000Total costs
  • 2,835Total average daily traffic
  • 712Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,819Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Ground Storage Tank Rtu 2 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.915000 Lon: -99.697611), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPBN766
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 01/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2007
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • S Main St (Lat: 39.891667 Lon: -99.712889), Call Sign: KJW968
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/18/2003, Expiration Date: 07/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2012
    Registrant: Ederal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Almena Core 1, Lat: 39.883722 Lon: -99.704778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQID241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: Eric A Muehleisen
    Registrant: Nex-Tech, 210 E. 12th., Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:
  • Almena Core 2, Lat: 39.883722 Lon: -99.704778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQID241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: Eric A Muehleisen
    Registrant: Nex-Tech, 210 E. 12th., Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:
  • Almena Core 3, Lat: 39.883722 Lon: -99.704778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQID241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: Eric A Muehleisen
    Registrant: Nex-Tech, 210 E. 12th., Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:
  • Almena Core 4, Lat: 39.883722 Lon: -99.704778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQID241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: Eric A Muehleisen
    Registrant: Nex-Tech, 210 E. 12th., Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K0IWK, Licensee ID: L01403154
    Grant Date: 05/27/2008, Expiration Date: 08/17/2018, Certifier: Elden D Sprague
    Registrant: Elden D Sprague, 707 Burton, Almena, KS 67622
  • Call Sign: KA0ELS
    Grant Date: 02/03/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009
    Registrant: James E Trumbo, Almena, KS 67622
  • Call Sign: N0TIC, Licensee ID: L00556764
    Grant Date: 08/15/2002, Expiration Date: 08/15/2012
    Registrant: Robert J Dole, Route 1 Box 30, Almena, KS 67622
  • Call Sign: WB0TLL, Licensee ID: L00638542
    Grant Date: 09/12/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017
    Registrant: William H Olsen, 700 St Clair St, Almena, KS 67622


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Almena)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Almena

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Almena, KS
Most common first names in Almena, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1282.6 years
Mary985.3 years
George880.2 years
Harry883.1 years
Gladys578.8 years
Earl582.4 years
Roy582.6 years
Richard575.2 years
Robert476.0 years
Vernon471.5 years
Most common last names in Almena, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown888.4 years
Roeder881.7 years
Field682.3 years
Hawks669.4 years
Smith681.8 years
Shearer682.3 years
Wilson572.8 years
Marble474.0 years
Johnson483.7 years
Archer475.2 years

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