Axtell, Kansas

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 409 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 201  (49.4%)
Females: 208  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 66403.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,914 (it was $30,192 in 2000)
Axtell:

$51,914
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,694 (it was $14,460 in 2000)

Axtell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,208 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Axtell:

$95,208
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $96,616; Detached houses: $96,471

Median gross rent in 2016: $683.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Axtell, KS (2010)

    Axtell races chart
    • 39396.8%White alone
    • 133.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Axtell: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Axtell, KS forum
Discuss Axtell, Kansas on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users

Latest news from Axtell, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (46.4%), American (10.4%), Irish (7.7%), English (7.1%), French (4.9%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1368 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 811 people per square mile   (low).

Axtell, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Axtell:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Axtell city:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

11 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Axtell, Kansas as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Axtell to the number of sex offenders is 195 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $998 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,251 (1.3%)

Axtell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (65.1 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (68.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Baileyville, KS (2.1 miles) , Beattie, KS (2.9 miles ), Summerfield, KS (3.1 miles ), Seneca, KS (3.2 miles ), Vermillion, KS (3.3 miles) , Centralia, KS (3.5 miles ), Home, KS (3.8 miles) , Frankfort, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code: 785

Axtell household income distribution Axtell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Axtell, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Axtell-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Axtell city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/25/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Axtell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 242.7 miles away from Axtell center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 459.4 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 246.0 miles away from Axtell center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Axtell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Axtell:

  • COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • NEMAHA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • FRANKFORT COMMUNITY CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FRANKFORT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Axtell:

  • Kansas State University (about 51 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Highland Community College (about 53 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Washburn University (about 66 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 68 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 70 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 70 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 79 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)

Public high school in Axtell:

  • AXTELL HIGH (Students: 90, Location: 504 PINE STREET, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Axtell:

  • AXTELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 504 PINE STREET, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Axtell:

  • ST MICHAELS CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 605 ELM ST, Grades: 1-6)
See full list of schools located in Axtell

Library in Axtell:

  • AXTELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,718; Location: 401 MAPLE; 5,385 books; 173 audio materials; 740 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Axtell: Axtell Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Axtell Community Ambulance Service (B), Axtell Public Library (C), Axtell Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Axtell include: Axtell United Methodist Church (A), Saint Michael Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marshall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.2%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Axtell (2011 data):

  • The State Bank of Bern: Axtell Branch at 413 Maple Street, branch established on 2004/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.9 mil, Deposits: $61.9 mil, headquarters in Bern, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bern Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Kansas average:

11.2

Axtell travel time to work - commute Axtell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Axtell city (based on Marshall County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,50219
Catholic2,0727
Evangelical Protestant1,76015
Other1102
None3,673-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Marshall County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Marshall County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

12.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

30.1%
Kansas:

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

4.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Axtell:

50.0%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Axtell:

18.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Axtell:

7.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Axtell:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Axtell:

29.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Axtell:

56.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Axtell, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 0$0 12$300
Financial Administration 1$1,706$20,4721$125
Water Supply 1$2,054$24,6480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$250
Electric Power 1$2,822$33,8640$0
Totals for Government 3$6,582$26,32819$675

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $170,000 ($415.65)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($141.81)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($92.91)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($70.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($58.68)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($31.78)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($31.78)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($19.56)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($12.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.89)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($2.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $96,000 ($234.72)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($58.68)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($53.79)
    All Other: $3,000 ($7.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($9.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($117.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($19.56)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $196,000 ($479.22)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($144.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($39.12)
    Highways: $13,000 ($31.78)
    General Support: $6,000 ($14.67)
  • Tax - Property: $72,000 ($176.04)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($9.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $491,000 ($1200.49)

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Riley County, KS  0.50% ($26,619 average AGI)
from Washington County, KS  0.50% ($21,857)
from Johnson County, KS  0.36% ($28,867)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Riley County, KS  0.61% ($24,538 average AGI)
to Washington County, KS  0.33% ($27,857)
to Gage County, NE  0.33% ($21,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Axtell:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Axtell:

  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

Axtell fatal accident list:

Feb 11, 1998 08:50 AM, 5th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 16, 1981 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 60Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Axtell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Elevated Storage Tank City Water Twr (Lat: 39.872500 Lon: -96.256667), Call Sign: WNPI470, Licensee ID: L00043318
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/26/2025Registrant: City Of Axtell Kansas, 306 Maple St, Axtell, KS 66403, Phone: (785) 736-2834, Fax: (785) 736-2716, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N0PPP, Grant Date: 10/08/1991, Expiration Date: 10/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2003, Registrant: Wesley A Neal, 103 3rd St, Axtell, KS 66403
  • Call Sign: N0SZR, Licensee ID: L00497724, Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 06/09/2022, Certifier: Lila M Alfers, Registrant: Lila M Alfers, 504 South St, Axtell, KS 66403
  • Call Sign: N0SZS, Licensee ID: L00497735, Grant Date: 04/13/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2014, Certifier: Bernard H Alfers, Registrant: Bernard H Alfers, 504 South St, Axtell, KS 66403
  • Call Sign: N0UKT, Grant Date: 10/13/1992, Expiration Date: 10/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2004, Registrant: Mary A Neal, 103 3rd St, Axtell, KS 66403
  • Call Sign: N0VXT, Licensee ID: L00700581, Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 06/17/2023, Certifier: Bernard H Alfers Iii, Registrant: Bernard H Alfers Iii, Axtell, KS 66403

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

  • AXTELL, CITY OF (Population served: 401, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Axtell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Axtell, KS
Most common first names in Axtell, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1082.8 years
John876.2 years
Mary777.3 years
George779.2 years
Albert674.9 years
James685.7 years
Charles686.1 years
Edward578.0 years
Leo571.2 years
Anna582.0 years
Most common last names in Axtell, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stueve1181.7 years
Johnson972.0 years
Temple880.3 years
Swanson685.8 years
Vandorn682.3 years
Landreth583.2 years
Brooks573.8 years
Porting575.0 years
Hill575.6 years
Broxterman475.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Axtell compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alex J. Koch (3)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2018.