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Population in 2012: 499 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 

Males: 230  (46.2%)
Females: 269  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67004.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,807 (it was $30,125 in 2000)
Argonia:

$39,807
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,520

Argonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,484 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Argonia:

$71,484
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,659; Detached houses: $79,616; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,301; Mobile homes: $39,227

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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  • White alone - 478 (95.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Argonia: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.3%), Irish (27.3%), United States (6.4%), English (5.3%), French (2.6%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1255 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 765 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Argonia:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Argonia city:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 21.4%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Argonia, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Argonia to the number of sex offenders is 100 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $929 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,120 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (37.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (313.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Milan, KS (2.3 miles) , Freeport, KS (2.6 miles) , Danville, KS (2.7 miles) , Conway Springs, KS (3.3 miles ), Milton, KS (3.4 miles) , Mayfield, KS (3.5 miles) , Norwich, KS (3.7 miles ), Harper, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 97.77 W

Area code: 620

Argonia household income distribution Argonia home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Special education teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Argonia-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Argonia city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 91% 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 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from Argonia center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from Argonia center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumner County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Argonia:

  • SPRING VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CONWAY SPRINGS, KS)
  • NORWICH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORWICH, KS)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF HARPER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HARPER, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Argonia, KS

Airports located in Argonia:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argonia:

  • Wichita State University (about 41 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 9,428)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 43 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 49 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 57 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Butler Community College (about 62 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 89 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Langston University (about 96 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Argonia:

Public elementary/middle school in Argonia:

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Library in Argonia:

  • DIXON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,782; Location: 120 W WALNUT; 5,900 books; 17 e-books; 112 audio materials; 270 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Argonia: Argonia Police Department (A), Argonia Emergency Medical Services (B), Dixon Township Library (C), Salter House and Museum (D), Argonia City Hall (E), Dixon Township Fire District (F), Argonia Community Center (G), Argonia Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Argonia include: Argonia United Methodist Church (A), Argonia Bible Church (B), Argonia Friends Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E), Plains Church (F), Floyd Memorial Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Argonia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Sumner 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 Argonia and their reported violations in the past:

ARGONIA, CITY OF (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2004)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-16-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and SEP-08-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2000)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.3%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Argonia, KS

Argonia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Argonia (2011 data):

  • The Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Argonia: The Farmers And Merchants State Bank at 101 S Main Street, branch established on 1901/10/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $29.8 mil, Deposits: $27.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers And Merchants Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Argonia city (based on Sumner County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.37%
Here65.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents26.6%21.9%13.4%9.4%8.2%
Congregations9.0%17.9%9.0%6.0%9.0%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.1%2.8%2.5%2.4%8.7%
Congregations11.9%7.5%4.5%1.5%23.9%
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
Sumner County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumner County:

28.8%
Kansas:

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

8.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,714$32,5681$979
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,694$32,3280$0
Water Supply 2$3,660$21,9600$0
Totals for Government 4$9,068$27,2042$1,279

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($48.10)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $221,000 ($442.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($162.32)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($154.31)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($96.19)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($96.19)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($90.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($70.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($60.12)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($58.12)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($54.11)
    Health Services - Other: $23,000 ($46.09)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($14.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($38.08)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($10.02)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($8.02)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($4.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.01)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $157,000 ($314.63)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($78.16)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($62.12)
    All Other: $14,000 ($28.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($28.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $75,000 ($150.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($24.05)
    Highways: $6,000 ($12.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $39,000 ($78.16)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($24.05)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($6.01)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $210,000 ($420.84)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($172.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($32.06)
    General Support: $7,000 ($14.03)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - Property: $83,000 ($166.33)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($42.08)
    Total General Sales: $20,000 ($40.08)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($16.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $227,000 ($454.91)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  2.68% ($37,277 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.61% ($21,453)
from Butler County, KS  0.26% ($44,727)


8.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.68% ($32,218 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.67% ($28,593)
to Butler County, KS  0.43% ($28,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argonia:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argonia:

  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWME (93.5 FM; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
  • KZZD (90.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Argonia:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Neal Brown, Argonia Site (Lat: 37.264722 Lon: -97.729611), Type: 89.7, Overall height: 89.7 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Robert Leedham, On Milton Rd 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.314444 Lon: -97.766111), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 60.4 m
    Registrant: 9135514568, Jerry.Elmore@bnsf.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVENUE
  • Robert Leedham, On Milton Rd 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.314444 Lon: -97.766111), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 60.4 m
    Registrant: 9135514568, Jerry.Elmore@bnsf.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVENUE
  • NEAL BROWN, Argonia Site (Lat: 37.264722 Lon: -97.729611), Type: 89.7, Overall height: 89.7 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • On Milton Rd 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.314444 Lon: -97.766111), Type: 60.4, Overall height: 60.4 m
    Registrant: 9135514627, Toddh@writeme.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVE.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 210 S Main St (Lat: 37.267250 Lon: -97.750889), Call Sign: KQL989, Licensee ID: L00123404
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant: City Of Argonia, 210 S Main St, Argonia, KS 67004, Phone: (316) 435-6553
  • 503 N Pine St (Lat: 37.270028 Lon: -97.761167), Call Sign: KNGG563
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.235 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023
    Registrant: Unified School District 359 Argonia Public Schools, 202 E. Allen St., Argonia, KS 67004, Phone: (620) 435-6311, Email:
  • Mp 259.5 1 Km Ne (Lat: 37.263639 Lon: -97.770333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPHN229, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003
    Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • Rr 2 (Lat: 37.210306 Lon: -97.765889), Call Sign: WYP296, Licensee ID: L00081180
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/14/2014
    Registrant: Mark Tracy, Rr 2, Argonia, KS 67004
  • Lat: 37.314472 Lon: -97.766167, Call Sign: WNSC341
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2000, Expiration Date: 05/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2005
    Registrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 37.214722 Lon: -97.474444, Call Sign: WQLB963
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.062 MHz, 453.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2009, Expiration Date: 11/30/2019, Certifier: Dave H Pagel
    Registrant: Ewa 20916214, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Argonia, KS, Lat: 37.265194 Lon: -97.764389, Call Sign: WQCL617
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2015, Certifier: Gladys Bursch
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N Sullivan Rd, Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • Argonia, 0.7 Km South Of Us-160 & 2.3 Km Ese Of (Lat: 37.264722 Lon: -97.729611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.7 m, Call Sign: WQEY380
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2006, Expiration Date: 05/17/2016, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • Argonia, Milton Rd 3mi N Of (Lat: 37.314444 Lon: -97.766139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KCT46
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/03/2020
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0LQI, Previous Call Sign: KB0BZK, Licensee ID: L00202399
    Grant Date: 03/01/2010, Expiration Date: 03/13/2020, Certifier: Ron L Work
    Registrant: Ron L Work, 214 W Garfield, Argonia, KS 67004

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2536E , Serial Number: 22-6816, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1959
    Registrant (Individual): James K Earle, 206 N Elm St, Argonia, KS 67004
  • Aircraft: INFINITY COMMANDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6123R , Serial Number: IPP7-355, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Donald G Phillips, 1567 W 40th St S, Argonia, KS 67004


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Argonia


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Most common first names in Argonia, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1181.9 years
Mary783.8 years
Robert773.9 years
Helen679.2 years
Edith685.0 years
James678.2 years
Ruth673.8 years
Charles579.4 years
Carl573.0 years
John582.6 years
Most common last names in Argonia, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pearce982.9 years
Harper887.9 years
Davis782.4 years
Taton670.2 years
Tracy677.9 years
Wacker681.3 years
Johnson580.4 years
Phillippi577.1 years
Olmstead584.2 years
Paxson574.4 years

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