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Population in 2012: 1,208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 535  (44.4%)
Females: 673  (55.6%)

Median resident age:  50.9 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,246 (it was $30,221 in 2000)
Atwood:

$33,246
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,817

Atwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,169 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Atwood:

$61,169
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,818; Detached houses: $63,307; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,519; In 2-unit structures: $51,312; Mobile homes: $20,503

Median gross rent in 2012: $509.

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  • White alone - 1,141 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atwood: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (8.7%), Czech (7.3%), United States (6.8%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2850 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,161 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwood city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

21 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Atwood, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Atwood to the number of sex offenders is 604 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,257 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,049 (1.7%)

Atwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (199.2 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (200.4 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (539.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Herndon, KS (3.9 miles) , McDonald, KS (4.2 miles) , Trenton, NE (5.0 miles ), Stratton, NE (5.0 miles ), Bird City, KS (5.1 miles ), Oberlin, KS (5.2 miles ), Gem, KS (5.3 miles) , Rexford, KS (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 101.04 W

Area code: 785

Atwood household income distribution Atwood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Atwood by Year
Type 2003 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000
per 100,000 0.087.20.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 201111
per 100,000 160.60.090.693.497.983.2
Burglaries 211012
per 100,000 160.687.290.60.097.9166.4
Thefts 12229888
per 100,000 963.91918.0815.2747.0783.5665.6
Auto thefts 010010
per 100,000 0.087.20.00.097.90.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.8) 85.1165.859.350.468.257.1

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Crime rate in Atwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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

0.84
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -117 (-8.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Atwood city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 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) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from Atwood center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rawlins County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Atwood:

  • RAWLINS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 707 GRANT ST)
  • ATWOOD GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, 650 LAKE RD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ATWOOD (Nursing Home, 650 LAKE RD #216)

Political contributions by individuals in Atwood, KS

Airports located in Atwood:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 112 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 120 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 160 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 199 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 202 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 205 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 207 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

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Public elementary/middle school in Atwood:

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Library in Atwood:

  • ATWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $83,832; Location: 102 S. 6TH ST.; 18,521 books; 291 audio materials; 534 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Atwood: Atwood Country Club (A), McDougal Agricultural and Snodgrass Grain Elevator Number 1 (B), Rawlins County Sheriff's Office Jail (C), Atwood Police Department (D), Rawlins County Sheriff's Office (E), Rawlins County Courthouse (F), Rawlins County Fire District 2 Atwood (G), Rawlins County Emergency Medical Services (H), Rawlins County Health Department (I), Atwood Public Library (J), Rawlins County Museum (K), Atwood City Hall (L), Atwood Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atwood include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Atwood United Methodist Church (B), Atwood Baptist Church (C), Disciples of Christ Christian Church (D), Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Atwood Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Rawlins County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 308 State Street).

Hotels: Lakeside Motel (205 Grant Street), Crest Motel (601 Grant Street).

Court: Rawlins County - Clerk of District Court (607 Main Street).

 
Rawlins 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 Atwood and their reported violations in the past:

ATWOOD, CITY OF (Population served: 1139, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-1998)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and JAN-13-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-1995)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAY-16-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 86.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atwood, KS

40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Atwood compared to Kansas state average:

Atwood, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Atwood (2011 data):

  • Farmers Bank & Trust: at 101 South 4th Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.1 mil, Deposits: $79.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Rawlins Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Bank: Atwood Branch at 121 South 4th Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $201.9 mil, Deposits: $175.9 mil, headquarters in Oberlin, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Decatur Investment, Inc.
  • The Farmers State Bank: at 411 Page Street, branch established on 1919/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $23.8 mil, Deposits: $21.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atwood travel time to work - commute


Atwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atwood city (based on Rawlins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.26%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents42.4%23.1%17.3%7.9%9.3%
Congregations25.0%12.5%12.5%12.5%37.5%
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: 2
This county:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Rawlins County:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Rawlins County:

23.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Kansas:

27.9%

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$3,089$37,0682$341
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$323
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$165
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,654$33,9242$897
Firefighters 0$0 1$55
Streets and Highways 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Sewerage 1$1,943$23,3160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,414$28,9680$0
Water Supply 1$2,820$33,8400$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$644
Totals for Government 7$17,957$30,78316$2,425

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $172,000 ($142.38)
    Financial Administration: $114,000 ($94.37)
    Police Protection: $110,000 ($91.06)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($81.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($71.19)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($45.53)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($33.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($16.56)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($7.45)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($5.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($48.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $416,000 ($344.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($75.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($19.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($2.48)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $49,000 ($40.56)
    All Other: $41,000 ($33.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($56.29)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($13.25)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($12.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $164,000 ($135.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($32.28)
    General Support: $28,000 ($23.18)
    All Other: $24,000 ($19.87)
  • Tax - Property: $205,000 ($169.70)
    Public Utilities: $64,000 ($52.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($16.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $988,000 ($817.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $97,000 ($80.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $839,000 ($694.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $52,000 ($43.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $724,000 ($599.34)

5.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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



6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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


Strongest AM radio stations in Atwood:

  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ 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.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KNGN (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: KANSAS NEBRASKA GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atwood:

  • K237CN (95.3 FM; ATWOOD, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY INC.)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KQLS (100.3 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOD (105.3 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN MCCOOK LLC)
  • KSWN (93.9 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN-MCCOOK, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Atwood:

  • K13QO (Channel 13; ATWOOD, KS; Owner: CITY OF ATWOOD KANSAS)
  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K32BY (Channel 32; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KBSL-TV (Channel 10; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Atwood fatal accident list:

Jan 10, 2006 04:15 PM, Fourth Street, State, Lat: 39.806064, Lon: -101.042006, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 1998 08:55 AM, State Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1995 06:17 PM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1984 11:40 PM, K25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $1,010,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,975
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,582

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Atwood, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ATWOOD, 2.01 Km South Of Atwood (Lat: 39.782917 Lon: -101.049889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQIJ236
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.62 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Certifier: L Earl Watkins Jr
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc, 3007 Earl Rudder Fwy, Suite 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5706, Fax: (979) 217-8815, Email:
  • Atwood, 502 Bluff Street (Lat: 39.796139 Lon: -101.040806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQMP352
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Frank Dirico
    Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:
  • ATWOOD, E Side Of Atwood City Limits, South Side Of Hwy 36 (Lat: 39.810444 Lon: -101.032194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQQV426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2013, Expiration Date: 03/11/2023, Certifier: Jeff Kisner
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, 1300 North 17th Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0442, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:
  • STATION, 1.25 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.780278 Lon: -101.043750), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WHJ244
    Assigned Frequencies: 2189.60 MHz, 2192.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Certifier: L. Christian Hauck
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 N Glebe Rd, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Atwood Rawlins City County Airport (Lat: 39.838889 Lon: -101.044889), Call Sign: WRLB2677, Licensee ID: L00025205
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.36551 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1997, Expiration Date: 02/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: City Of Atwood, 215 S 4th Atwood Rawlins Airport, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Atwood/Rawlins County Airport (Lat: 39.838250 Lon: -101.044972), Type: Upole, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQAA614, Licensee ID: L00025205
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.36551 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2009, Expiration Date: 04/22/2019, Certifier: Jim L Roberts
    Registrant: Atwood/Rawlins County Airport Ity Of Atwood
  • Atwood - Rawlins County Airport (Lat: 39.837778 Lon: -101.044444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQHQ439
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2007, Expiration Date: 10/04/2017, Certifier: Mary J Stout
    Registrant: Vaisala Inc., 194 South Taylor Ave., Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 402-4741, Fax: (720) 304-4841, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0HBR, Licensee ID: L00194622
    Grant Date: 03/27/2010, Expiration Date: 03/27/2020, Certifier: James D Engel
    Registrant: James D Engel, 24605 Road K, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Call Sign: W5JN, Previous Call Sign: K9DAC, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 01/04/2015, Certifier: David Carter
    Registrant: David Carter, 107 N 7th Apt 3, Atwood, KS 67730

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MAULE MXT-7-180A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31228 , Serial Number: 21002C, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1993
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Farms Worley, Rr2 Box 141, Atwood, KS 67730, Other Owners: Dennis Worley, Anne Marie Worley
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3896R , Serial Number: 17255396, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Louis J Sabatka, Rr 2 Box 126, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4441R , Serial Number: 17263184, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Atwood Flying Club, 305 Plumb St, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: DOWNING JOHN C VANS RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 51274 , Serial Number: 91089, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2008
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Farms Worley, 6663 Road 15, Atwood, KS 67730, Other Owners: Dennis Worley, Anne Marie Worley
  • Aircraft: WEATHERLY AVIATION CO INC 620B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 620SA , Serial Number: 1646, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunflower Aero Inc, Rr 2 Box 175, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8639S , Serial Number: 301-0169, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Worthy, 408 N 3rd St, Atwood, KS 67730


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Atwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atwood, KS

Most common first names in Atwood, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3285.1 years
John2478.1 years
Frank1979.0 years
William1877.8 years
Joseph1584.8 years
Anna1587.4 years
Henry1482.9 years
Charles1179.6 years
George1180.2 years
Robert1173.5 years
Most common last names in Atwood, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2375.6 years
Horinek1781.9 years
Reeh1080.0 years
Vrbas979.4 years
Most981.5 years
Fikan982.7 years
Bearley979.7 years
Peterson876.2 years
Pochop884.3 years
Morgan888.0 years

Businesses in Atwood, KS

  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • True Value: 1


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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #95 (67730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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