Arkansas City, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 12,305 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 5,831  (47.4%)
Females: 6,474  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67005.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,633 (it was $29,158 in 2000)
Arkansas City:

$36,633
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,854 (it was $15,933 in 2000)

Arkansas City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,749 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Arkansas City:

$64,749
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $628.

  • Races in Arkansas City, KS (2013)

    Arkansas City races chart
    • 9,15973.9%White alone
    • 2,10817.0%Hispanic
    • 5374.3%Two or more races
    • 4573.7%Black alone
    • 1211.0%American Indian alone
    • 870.7%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arkansas City: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), United States (10.3%), Irish (10.0%), English (6.8%), Dutch (2.4%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 7.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,638 people per square mile   (low).

Arkansas City,KS real estate house value index trend

Arkansas City, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Arkansas City:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arkansas City city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

157 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Arkansas City, Kansas as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Arkansas City to the number of sex offenders is 220 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,284 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,118 (2.1%)

Arkansas City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (46.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (295.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Parkerfield, KS (1.5 miles ), Geuda Springs, KS (2.6 miles ), Newkirk, OK (3.6 miles ), Winfield, KS (3.6 miles ), Oxford, KS (4.0 miles ), Kildare, OK (4.2 miles) , Braman, OK (4.4 miles ), Dexter, KS (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 97.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -398 (-3.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,469 (50.3%)

Area code: 620

Arkansas City household income distribution Arkansas City home values distribution

Crime rates in Arkansas City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00010100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.08.50.08.80.00.08.00.00.0
Rapes 811599101092711
per 100,000 66.291.142.276.377.288.290.382.116.056.289.3
Robberies 115421172324
per 100,000 91.041.433.817.08.68.863.218.224.016.032.5
Assaults 4853525765666442586172
per 100,000 397.2438.9439.2483.4557.3581.9578.0383.2464.2489.4584.3
Burglaries 104871071126082828983126117
per 100,000 860.6720.4903.7949.8514.4723.0740.5812.0664.31,010.9949.5
Thefts 462357462390395345313388393385366
per 100,000 3,822.92,956.03,902.03,307.33,386.83,041.82,826.73,540.13,145.53,088.92,970.3
Auto thefts 2731302925222018202320
per 100,000 223.4256.7253.4245.9214.4194.0180.6164.2160.1184.5162.3
Arson 46455746144
per 100,000 33.149.733.842.442.961.736.154.78.032.132.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 401.6372.4381.7409.4374.6406.0396.9369.4322.8366.7407.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Arkansas City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1,092 (-8.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Arkansas City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Arkansas City, Kansas average temperatures Arkansas City, Kansas average precipitation Arkansas City, Kansas humidity Arkansas City, Kansas wind speed Arkansas City, Kansas snowfall Arkansas City, Kansas sunshine Arkansas City, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Arkansas City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Arkansas City city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 20.4 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:

Arkansas City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.8 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 92.2 miles away from Arkansas City center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 206.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from Arkansas 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 36.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowley County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arkansas City topographic map

Birthplace of: Betty Roberts - Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, Frank Marshall Davis - Activist, Darren Daulton - Baseball player, Delano Lewis - Diplomat, Dick Metz - Professional golfer, Eddie Crowder - Football player, Howard Engleman - Basketball player-coach, Jack Mitchell (American football) - Football player and coach, Jim Sherwood - Musician, Lionel Hollins - Basketball player-coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Arkansas City:

  • SOUTH CENTRAL KS MED CENTER (Government - Local, 6401 PATTERSON PARKWAY)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS HOME CARE (6403 PATTERSON PARKWAY)
  • ARKANSAS CITY PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (1711 N 4TH ST)
  • MEDICALODGE NORTH OF ARKANSAS CITY (2575 GREENWAY)
  • MEDICALODGE POST-ACUTE AND REHAB (2575 GREENWAY PO BOX 19)
  • MEDICALODGES ARKANSAS CITY (203 E OSAGE AVE)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL KS REG MED CENTE (216 W BIRCH AVE)

Airports located in Arkansas City:

See details about airports located in Arkansas City, KS

College/University in Arkansas City:

  • Cowley County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,173; Location: 125 S 2nd St; Public; Website: www.cowley.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Arkansas City:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 31 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 45 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 48 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 52 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public high school in Arkansas City:

Private high school in Arkansas City:

  • ARK CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 73; Location: 901 N 5TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Arkansas City:

Private elementary/middle school in Arkansas City:

  • SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 312 S B ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Arkansas City

Library in Arkansas City:

  • ARKANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $349,199; Location: 120 E. 5TH AVENUE; 43,415 books; 1,439 audio materials; 1,346 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 250 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under TV stations : KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL) The new owner is Creative Media Services. Phone is 580-765-5491

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Notable locations in Arkansas City: Spring Hill Golf Course (A), Burlington Northern Santa Fe Arkansas City Railyard (B), Arkansas City Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Arkansas City Police Department (D), Arkansas City Hall (E), T G AND Y Family Center (F), Arkansas City Public Library (G), Cowley County Community College Renn Memorial Library (H), Cowley County Community College Recreation Building (I), Cowley County Community College W S Scott Auditorium (J), Arkansas City Senior Center (K), Arkansas City Recreation Center (L), Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce (M), Cowley County Community College William R Docking Dormitory (N), Cowley County Community College Oscar Kimmell Dormitory (O), Cowley County Community College Kirke W Dale Dormitory (P), Cowley County Community College D Robert Storbeck Dormitory (Q), Cowley County Community College Central Avenue Dormitory (R), Arkansas City Fire and Emergency Medical Services (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Redwood Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Arkansas City include: Arkansas City Missionary Baptist Church (A), Church of God in Christ (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), Harvest Fellowship Foursquare Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (H), Bible Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Arkansas City include: Carver Park (1), Paris Park (2), Ranney Park (3), Wilson Park (4), Spring Hill Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum (31639 US Highway 77), Arkansas City City - Cherokee Strip Museum (South Summit Avenue), City of Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 120 West 5th Avenue).

Hotels: Garden Restaurant & Lounge (3232 North Summit Street), Crestview Motel (2401 North Summit Street), Best Western Hallmark Motor Inn (1617 North Summit Street), Victorian Inn (3228 North Summit Street), Town House Motor Inn (426 South Summit Street), Hallmark Scottich Inn (1617 North Summit Street).

Cowley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.6. This is worse than average.

City:

99.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.3026

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.301. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

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

COWLEY CO RWD 3 (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
COWLEY CO RWD 1 (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
COWLEY CO RWD 6 (Population served: 797, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • ARKANSAS CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 12,340, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Black residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.2% for American Indian residents, 56.9% for other race residents, 42.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Arkansas City in 2010:

  • 401 people in college/university student housing
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Arkansas City in 2000:

  • 231 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Arkansas City, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Arkansas City compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.

Banks with branches in Arkansas City (2011 data):

  • RCB Bank: Drive-In Branch, North Branch, South Summit Branch. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $1,997.6 mil, Deposits: $1,697.9 mil, headquarters in Claremore, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Rcb Holding Company, Inc.
  • The Union State Bank: at 127 South Summit Street, branch established on 1908/12/30; Arkansas City Branch at 1339 North First, branch established on 1983/07/25. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $230.9 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Docking Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cornerbank, National Association: Arkansas City Branch at 125 N. Summit Street, branch established on 1994/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $276.8 mil, Deposits: $206.0 mil, headquarters in Winfield, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Alliance, Ltd.
  • Community National Bank & Trust: Arkansas City Branch at 1801 North Summit, Suite D, branch established on 2011/05/02. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, headquarters in Chanute, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Stock Exchange Bank, Caldwell, Kansas: Arkansas City Branch at 401 N. Summit, branch established on 2011/06/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $41.0 mil, Deposits: $37.4 mil, headquarters in Caldwell, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Stock Exchange Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Arkansas City, Kansas:

  • Regency Court Inn, 3232 N SMT, Arkansas City, KS 67005 , Phone: (620) 442-7700, Fax: (620) 442-1218
  • Super 8, 3220 N Smt, Arkansas City, KS 67005 , Phone: (620) 442-8880, Fax: (620) 442-8885
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Arkansas City, Kansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Kansas average:

11.3

Arkansas City travel time to work - commute Arkansas City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arkansas City city (based on Cowley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,41950
Mainline Protestant6,56423
Catholic2,5002
Black Protestant5244
Other5024
None18,802-
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: 5
Cowley County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cowley County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowley County:

30.1%
Kansas:

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

12.4%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$22,539$45,0780$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,260$53,4240$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,763$47,0520$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$98,811$53,8970$0
Police - Other 7$22,778$39,0483$6,226
Firefighters 20$139,405$83,6430$0
Fire - Other 1$3,447$41,3640$0
Streets and Highways 8$20,758$31,1370$0
Hospitals 151$600,997$47,7618$12,440
Solid Waste Management 9$24,172$32,2290$0
Sewerage 7$21,004$36,0070$0
Parks and Recreation 9$20,889$27,8524$4,663
Water Supply 16$54,573$40,9300$0
Other and Unallocable 4$18,015$54,0451$1,835
Totals for Government 268$1,081,411$48,42116$25,164

Arkansas City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,584,000 ($1022.67)
    Police Protection: $2,088,000 ($169.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,020,000 ($164.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,325,000 ($107.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,134,000 ($92.16)
    Sewerage: $1,046,000 ($85.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,005,000 ($81.67)
    General - Other: $915,000 ($74.36)
    Regular Highways: $806,000 ($65.50)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($35.19)
    Libraries: $270,000 ($21.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $252,000 ($20.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $134,000 ($10.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($10.48)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($9.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($8.05)
    Health - Other: $54,000 ($4.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000 ($32.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $325,000 ($26.41)
    Health - Other: $260,000 ($21.13)
    General - Other: $256,000 ($20.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($2.93)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,779,000 ($875.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($1.14)

Arkansas City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,597,000 ($698.66)
    Sewerage: $1,962,000 ($159.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,184,000 ($96.22)
    All Other: $642,000 ($52.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($7.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($4.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($1.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($1.95)
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000 ($1.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $461,000 ($37.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $428,000 ($34.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $368,000 ($29.91)
    Interest Earnings: $242,000 ($19.67)
    Rents: $35,000 ($2.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,165,000 ($175.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000,000 ($325.07)
    Highways: $457,000 ($37.14)
    General Local Government Support: $209,000 ($16.98)
    All Other: $45,000 ($3.66)
  • Tax - Property: $3,335,000 ($271.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,547,000 ($125.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $987,000 ($80.21)
    Other License: $37,000 ($3.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000 ($2.76)

Arkansas City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,839,000 ($1043.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,646,000 ($946.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,288,000 ($267.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,095,000 ($170.26)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,978,000 ($242.02)
    Beginning: $163,000 ($13.25)

Arkansas City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,470,000 ($444.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000 ($9.10)

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.04% ($50,284 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.49% ($30,921)
from Butler County, KS  0.30% ($32,000)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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  1.34% ($29,776 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  0.51% ($25,970)
to Sumner County, KS  0.39% ($25,608)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arkansas City:

  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, 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.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arkansas City:

  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KACY (102.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: THIRD COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAXR (91.3 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • K201FZ (88.1 FM; ARKANSAS, KS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KIXR (104.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: MUR-THOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KWME (93.5 FM; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K278AF (103.5 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arkansas City:

  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Arkansas City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 88m289ftTotal length
  • $4,046,000Total costs
  • 59,916Total average daily traffic
  • 4,198Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Arkansas City, KS

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 194
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Arkansas City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arkansas City, KS
Most common first names in Arkansas City, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14580.1 years
John13375.4 years
William12876.4 years
Charles10375.9 years
James10372.3 years
Robert10271.7 years
George6776.6 years
Dorothy5774.2 years
Walter5077.3 years
Helen5081.4 years
Most common last names in Arkansas City, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7877.0 years
Brown6677.5 years
Johnson5076.1 years
Wilson4481.7 years
Williams4375.3 years
Miller4079.4 years
Jones3576.3 years
Martin3573.7 years
White3480.2 years
Davis3378.8 years
Businesses in Arkansas City, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1SONIC Drive-In1
ColorTyme1Sears1
FedEx1Super 82
Ford1Taco Bell1
Goodwill4U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 (67005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
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