Americus, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 879 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 463  (52.8%)
Females: 416  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66835.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,590 (it was $35,859 in 2000)
Americus:

$64,590
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,175 (it was $14,532 in 2000)

Americus city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,530 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Americus:

$88,530
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $95,551; detached houses: $102,153; mobile homes: $54,185

Median gross rent in 2019: $743.

March 2019 cost of living index in Americus: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.1%

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  • Races in Americus, KS (2019)
    • 82590.9%White alone
    • 485.3%Two or more races
    • 333.6%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Americus, Kansas as of February 02, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Americus is 279 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Kansas average:

2.64
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Ancestries: European (23.0%), German (22.7%), American (15.4%), English (8.5%), Irish (6.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 815 people per square mile   (low).

Americus, Kansas map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,467 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,118 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (48.0 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (81.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (395.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Dunlap, KS (2.7 miles),
Emporia, KS (2.8 miles ),
Bushong, KS (3.1 miles),
Allen, KS (3.4 miles ),
Admire, KS (3.6 miles),
Reading, KS (4.0 miles ),
Council Grove, KS (4.0 miles ),
Strong City, KS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Americus, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Americus, KS in 2019
Americus satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Americus, KS residents
Average permit cost in Americus, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Kansas:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in Americus, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (14.3%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (17.5%)
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Machinery (7.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Food (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Americus, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Americus, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Americus-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Americus city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Americus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 656% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from Americus center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 176.6 miles away from Americus center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Americus topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Americus:

  • HOLIDAY RESORT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • EMPORIA PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • HILLCREST HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • FLINT HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • VINTAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • EMPORIA SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • HAND IN HAND HOME CARE AND HOSPI (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Americus:

  • Emporia State University (about 8 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 48 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 51 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Butler Community College (about 60 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Baker University (about 61 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Allen County Community College (about 62 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • University of Kansas (about 63 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)

Public elementary/middle school in Americus:

  • AMERICUS ELEMENTARY / NLC JUNIOR HIGH (Location: 800 8TH STREET, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Americus:

  • AMERICUS TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,855; Location: 710 MAIN BOX 404; 20,468 books; 25 e-books; 76 audio materials; 412 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Americus was founded in 1857 and become the Breckinridge County Seat in the year 1858.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Americus: Americus Police Department (A), Americus Township Library (B), Americus Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Grant F. Timmerman - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Ross Grimsley (1950s pitcher) - Baseball player.

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

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Americus (2011 data):

  • KansasLand Bank: Americus Branch at 702 Main Street, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2007/07/05: Bank assets: $44.2 mil, Deposits: $38.5 mil, headquarters in Quinter, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Kansasland Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Americus:

Marital status in Americus, KS
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Americus:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Americus, KS (based on Lyon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,28222
Evangelical Protestant5,09831
Catholic3,3444
Other8723
Black Protestant2462
None18,848-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.5%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Americus:

51.0%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Americus:

28.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
Kansas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Americus:

10.3%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

59.9%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Americus, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 2$1,368$8,2081$21
Streets and Highways 2$2,421$14,5261$21
Sewerage 2$2,304$13,8241$17
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,232
Financial Administration 0$0 1$659
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,006
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,491
Totals for Government 6$6,093$12,18615$4,446

Americus government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $125,000 ($142.21)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($75.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($59.16)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($53.47)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($52.33)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($46.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($27.30)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($15.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($3.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($3.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($46.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($34.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($28.44)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($17.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $146,000 ($166.10)

Americus government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $132,000 ($150.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($67.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($11.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($11.38)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($26.17)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($4.55)
  • Tax - Property: $147,000 ($167.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $92,000 ($104.66)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($30.72)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.14)

Americus government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,035,000 ($1177.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $956,000 ($1087.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,000 ($88.74)

Americus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $581,000 ($660.98)

5.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($36,429 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($27,568)
from Coffey County, KS  0.30% ($33,833)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  0.59% ($44,556 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.56% ($35,132)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($47,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Americus:

  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Americus:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • 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.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Americus:

  • 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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Americus: Grant Frederick Timmerman.

Americus fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 1979 05:33 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.6mTotal length
  • $1,116,000Total costs
  • 14,116Total average daily traffic
  • 1,295Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,420Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Americus, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Americus, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi Sw (Lat: 38.468611 Lon: -96.284722), Call Sign: KJV737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.290 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 12/04/2025, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Americus)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 69 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Americus, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (74.1%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Americus, KS
    • 25774.1%Outside Fires
    • 6619.0%Structure Fires
    • 226.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Americus, KS
Most common first names in Americus, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1077.1 years
George973.5 years
Robert869.7 years
Frank681.8 years
Mary679.7 years
Henry585.4 years
William576.4 years
Roy575.8 years
Edith486.7 years
Carl475.5 years
Most common last names in Americus, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Daharsh786.8 years
Miller780.3 years
Brown573.2 years
Harder582.4 years
Finney579.2 years
Anderson472.5 years
Bass474.8 years
Hansen482.8 years
Jones476.8 years
Laughlin476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Americus, KS
  • 71.9%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Americus, KS
  • 52.9%Electricity
  • 47.1%Utility gas


Americus compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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