Atwood, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,217 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 586  (48.2%)
Females: 631  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67730.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,507 (it was $30,221 in 2000)
Atwood:

$55,507
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,263 (it was $16,161 in 2000)

Atwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,687 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Atwood:

$106,687
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $141,724; detached houses: $145,080; mobile homes: $35,447

Median gross rent in 2019: $637.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atwood: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Atwood, KS (2019)
    • 92483.2%White alone
    • 13812.4%Hispanic
    • 262.3%Two or more races
    • 141.3%Black alone
    • 40.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Atwood, Kansas as of July 03, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atwood is 1,061 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Atwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(87.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.3)
1
(81.0)
1
(81.2)
1
(84.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.6)
1
(93.4)
1
(97.9)
1
(83.2)
3
(246.9)
1
(81.0)
1
(81.2)
1
(84.2)
1
(82.4)
1
(83.6)
4
(332.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(87.2)
1
(90.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.9)
2
(166.4)
7
(576.1)
2
(161.9)
3
(243.7)
2
(168.5)
5
(412.2)
5
(418.1)
5
(415.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(1,918)
9
(815.2)
8
(747.0)
8
(783.5)
8
(665.6)
17
(1,399)
10
(809.7)
11
(893.6)
23
(1,938)
43
(3,545)
6
(501.7)
13
(1,080)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(87.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(164.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.2)
1
(84.2)
1
(82.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(249.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
City-Data.com crime index159.557.148.665.654.9224.7124.7164.9180.3218.566.1250.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Atwood, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Kansas average:

2.41
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Ancestries: German (36.3%), English (8.2%), Czech (8.0%), American (6.4%), Swedish (4.0%), African (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2850 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,170 people per square mile   (low).

Atwood, Kansas map

55 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.3% Africa).

This city:

5.0%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,795 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,536 (1.8%)

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)

Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 101.04 W

Area code: 785

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Atwood, KS residents
Average permit cost in Atwood, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Atwood, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Atwood, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)

Average climate in Atwood, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Atwood, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 16% 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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 524% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 591.8 miles away from Atwood center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 323.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Atwood center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 296.0 miles away from Atwood center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 274.5 miles away from Atwood center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from Atwood center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rawlins County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Atwood:

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

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: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 120 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 158 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 160 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 198 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 201 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Aims Community College (about 202 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

Public high school in Atwood:

Public elementary/middle school in Atwood:

See full list of schools located in Atwood

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)

Points of interest:

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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: 1,208, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011)
  • 12 other older health violations
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Atwood:

Marital status in Atwood, KS
  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Atwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atwood, KS (based on Rawlins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6223
Mainline Protestant4973
Evangelical Protestant4773
Other-1
None923-
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: 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.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rawlins County:

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rawlins County:

28.6%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Atwood:

46.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Atwood:

29.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Atwood:

21.2%
Kansas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atwood:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Atwood:

55.1%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Atwood:

73.9%
Kansas:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atwood, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,964$41,7840$0
Water Supply 2$9,307$55,8420$0
Sewerage 1$5,038$60,4560$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,562$66,7440$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,584$55,0086$297
Financial Administration 1$4,829$57,9480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$165
Fire - Other 0$0 1$55
Totals for Government 8$36,284$54,4268$517

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $292,000 ($239.93)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($184.88)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($132.29)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($127.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $133,000 ($109.29)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($94.49)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($46.01)
    Libraries: $54,000 ($44.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($26.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($18.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000 ($11.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($7.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($6.57)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($14.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($55.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $57,000 ($46.84)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($15.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $62,000 ($50.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000 ($129.83)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $204,000 ($167.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($59.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($7.40)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($7.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $252,000 ($207.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($20.54)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($5.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($4.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $567,000 ($465.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000 ($26.29)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($9.86)
  • Tax - Property: $310,000 ($254.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000 ($138.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $96,000 ($78.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000 ($46.01)
    Other License: $42,000 ($34.51)
    Individual Income: $17,000 ($13.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($4.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,390,000 ($6072.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,343,000 ($6033.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,760,000 ($3089.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,713,000 ($3050.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,696,000 ($3036.98)

Businesses in Atwood, KS

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

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: 39.806060, Lon: -101.042010, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2004 12:45 AM, Sr-25, Thomas Co. Line, Lat: 39.813087, Lon: -101.046799, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.1mTotal length
  • $1,550,000Total costs
  • 13,410Total average daily traffic
  • 2,873Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,082Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Atwood, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Atwood, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC0HBR, Licensee ID: L00194622, Grant Date: 02/15/2020, Expiration Date: 03/27/2030, Certifier: James D Engel, Registrant: James D Engel, 905 Logan St, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Call Sign: KE0CCO, Licensee ID: L01902635, Grant Date: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 11/05/2024, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2016, Certifier: Arthur G Zimmerly, Registrant: Arthur G Zimmerly, 812 S 2nd St, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Call Sign: KG0KZ, Previous Call Sign: KE0CCO, Licensee ID: L01902635, Grant Date: 02/06/2016, Expiration Date: 02/06/2026, Certifier: Arthur G Zimmerly, Registrant: Arthur G Zimmerly, 812 S 2nd St, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Call Sign: KE0PRV, Licensee ID: L00353140, Grant Date: 01/10/2018, Expiration Date: 01/10/2028, Certifier: Marc Walker, Registrant: Marc Walker, 15537 Hwy 25, Atwood, KS 67730

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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, N3896R, N-3896R, Serial Number: 17255396, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Louis J Sabatka, 705 S Railroad Ave, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 402T, N402T, N-402T, Serial Number: 402A-1060, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunflower Aero Inc, 12387 Highway 25, 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, N4441R, N-4441R, Serial Number: 17263184, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Atwood Flying Club, 505 N 8th 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, N51274, N-51274, Serial Number: 91089, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 01/18/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Farms Worley, 6663 Road 15, Atwood, KS 67730, Other Owners: Dennis Worley, Anne Marie Worley
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5665J, N5665J, N-5665J, Serial Number: 18800615, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 07/14/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunflower Aero Inc, 12387 Highway 25, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59403, N59403, N-59403, Serial Number: 25140, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Worthy, 610 E Hill Dr, Atwood, KS 67730
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-401 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60057, N60057, N-60057, Serial Number: 401-0951, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunflower Aero Inc, 12387 Highway 25, Atwood, KS 67730

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atwood, KS
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atwood, KS
  • 78.3%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Atwood 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Atwood on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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