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Population in 2012: 4,526 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.1%
Males: 2,189  (48.4%)
Females: 2,337  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  30.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66006.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,775 (it was $43,269 in 2000)
Baldwin City:

$59,775
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,027

Baldwin City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,868 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Baldwin City:

$147,868
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $161,028; Detached houses: $171,934; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,978; In 2-unit structures: $173,039; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,492; Mobile homes: $37,812

Median gross rent in 2012: $780.

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Baldwin City races chart
  • White alone - 4,130 (92.3%)
  • Two or more races - 184 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 60 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Baldwin City: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (14.4%), English (13.4%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,083 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Baldwin City:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baldwin City city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

126 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This city:  2.8%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,293 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,739 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (13.1 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (39.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (423.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wellsville, KS (2.6 miles ), Edgerton, KS (3.1 miles ), Eudora, KS (3.5 miles ), Ottawa, KS (3.5 miles ), Lawrence, KS (3.6 miles ), Gardner, KS (3.8 miles ), Rantoul, KS (4.1 miles ), Linwood, KS (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $404,900
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 95.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

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Crime rates in Baldwin City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.026.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02102020211
per 100,000 0.055.727.40.053.00.046.40.044.122.021.8
Robberies 02000000000
per 100,000 0.055.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 451311061831
per 100,000 116.5139.327.481.626.5235.0139.322.6176.566.021.8
Burglaries 1025282116119187918
per 100,000 291.2696.6766.5571.3424.2258.5209.0407.6154.4198.1392.0
Thefts 3510957711046366878611269
per 100,000 1019.23037.11560.41931.42757.21480.61532.41970.11897.22464.81502.6
Auto thefts 25192253241
per 100,000 58.2139.327.4244.853.047.0116.167.944.188.021.8
Arson 00010201012
per 100,000 0.00.00.027.20.047.00.022.60.022.043.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 92.8281.6151.6159.4255.0133.3156.4122.1167.4156.5115.6

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Kansas average:

2.68

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Baldwin City, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +340 (+11.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Average climate in Baldwin City, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Baldwin City-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Baldwin City city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from Baldwin City center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: George Counts - Educationist, Paul Wilkins Kendall - Army.


Hospitals/medical centers in Baldwin City:

  • BALDWIN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 1223 ORCHARD LANE)
  • ORCHARD LANE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1223 ORCHARD LN)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Baldwin City:

  • WELLSVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WELLSVILLE, KS)
  • PONDEROSA HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCE, KS)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF LAWRENCE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCE, KS)

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Airports located in Baldwin City:


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Amtrak station near Baldwin City:

  • 14 miles: LAWRENCE (413 E. 7TH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Baldwin City:

  • Baker University (Full-time enrollment: 1,586; Location: 618 Eighth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bakeru.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baldwin City:

  • University of Kansas (about 13 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 24,411)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 27 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Washburn University (about 33 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 34 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 38 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 41 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Grantham University (about 44 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)

Public high school in Baldwin City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baldwin City:

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Library in Baldwin City:

  • BALDWIN CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $159,313; Location: 800 7TH ST.; 24,514 books; 1,287 audio materials; 1,719 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Baldwin City: Baldwin Feed Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Baldwin City Police Department (B), Vintage Park of Baldwin City Assisted Living Facility (C), Baker University - Collins Library (D), Baker University - Denious Residence Hall (E), Baker University - Spencer Library Annex (F), Baker University - Irwin Residence Hall (G), Baldwin City Hall (H), Baldwin City Municipal Court (I), Baldwin City Library (J), Palmyra Township Fire Department (K), Baker University - Gessner Residence Hall (L), Baker University - Jolliffe Residence Hall (M), Baker University - Rive Auditorium (N), Old Castle Museum (O), Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical Station 11 (P), Baldwin City Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baldwin City include: Baker University - Clarience L Osbourne Memorial Chapel (A), Baker University - First United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Bru's Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 330 Orange Street).

Hotels: Maple Leaf Tire Shop (109 Highway 56), Lodge (502 Ames Street).

 
Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average.
City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

28.3

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

BALDWIN CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 3746, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-27-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-1999)
  • One minor monitoring violation
DOUGLAS CO RWD 4 (Population served: 3000, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-12-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-15-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-1995)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAR-04-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • DOUGLAS CO RWD 2 (Population served: 955, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.1%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Baldwin City, KS

656 people in college/university student housing in 2010
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Baldwin City compared to Kansas state average:

Baldwin City, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Baldwin City (2011 data):

  • Mid-America Bank: at 802 Ames Street, branch established on 1900/12/11; Baldwin City Branch at 707 High Street, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.9 mil, Deposits: $50.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-America Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Baldwin State Bank: at 721 High Street, branch established on 1892/08/29; Eighth Street Branch at 112 North Eighth Street, branch established on 2002/01/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.6 mil, Deposits: $67.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • The Kansas State Bank: Baldwin City Branch at 602 Ames, branch established on 1995/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.0 mil, Deposits: $102.7 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, KS, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Baldwin City travel time to work - commute


Baldwin City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baldwin City city (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.09%
Here29.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents25.3%14.9%6.6%6.1%5.7%
Congregations6.0%15.5%2.4%6.0%3.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchSalvation ArmyLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.3%4.2%3.8%3.6%25.3%
Congregations4.8%4.8%1.2%2.4%53.6%
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: 17
Douglas County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Douglas County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Douglas County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

25.2%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Douglas County:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$19,379$46,5101$177
Other Government Administration 4$15,042$45,1266$775
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,068
Police Protection - Officers 8$32,161$48,2420$0
Police - Other 1$3,051$36,6122$2,916
Streets and Highways 6$21,693$43,3860$0
Sewerage 2$6,268$37,6080$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,047$24,2820$0
Water Supply 4$11,032$33,0960$0
Electric Power 7$21,693$37,1880$0
Local Libraries 0$0 7$5,159
Totals for Government 39$134,366$41,34318$11,095

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $227,000 ($50.15)
    General - Other: $105,000 ($23.20)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($17.68)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($7.51)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,224,000 ($491.38)
    Water Utilities: $982,000 ($216.97)
    Police Protection: $544,000 ($120.19)
    Central Staff Services: $358,000 ($79.10)
    Sewerage: $344,000 ($76.01)
    Regular Highways: $312,000 ($68.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000 ($51.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($29.39)
    Libraries: $108,000 ($23.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000 ($13.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($9.72)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($6.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($1.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000 ($49.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($40.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $365,000 ($80.65)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($26.96)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($15.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($12.37)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($10.16)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($9.50)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($7.73)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,358,000 ($741.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($12.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $801,000 ($176.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($31.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($4.86)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $360,000 ($79.54)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($30.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $73,000 ($16.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($3.31)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($1.99)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($1.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,545,000 ($783.25)
    Water Utilities: $1,428,000 ($315.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $106,000 ($23.42)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($3.76)
  • Tax - Property: $858,000 ($189.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $175,000 ($38.67)
    Other License: $83,000 ($18.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($16.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,795,000 ($3489.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,551,000 ($3435.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,344,000 ($2064.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,100,000 ($2010.61)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000 ($30.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,865,000 ($853.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $311,000 ($68.71)

11.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.01%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.62% of residents moved from foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.62%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, KS  1.54% ($32,424 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.85% ($36,188)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.42% ($28,954)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Kansas average:

7.67%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.14%
Kansas average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  2.33% ($39,039 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.70% ($34,745)
to Jackson County, MO  0.48% ($30,115)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baldwin City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLWN (1320 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baldwin City:

  • KNBU (89.7 FM; BALDWIN CITY, KS; Owner: BAKER UNIVERSITY)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJHK (90.7 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Baldwin City:

  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Baldwin City, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Baldwin City fatal accident list:

May 21, 2006 12:52 AM, Us-56, 8th St, Lat: 38.782569, Lon: -95.188858, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 1995 03:08 PM, Grove, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1993 01:45 PM, High, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 1989 01:00 AM, High, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 20, 1989 06:30 PM, 6th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 2, 1980 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $129,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 264
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 12,734



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$105,0201$130,5505$175,6161$85,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$224,2700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$172,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Baldwin City


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

Most common first names in Baldwin City, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3181.9 years
William2979.9 years
John2876.7 years
James2374.3 years
Ruth1979.2 years
Charles1976.4 years
Helen1887.2 years
Mildred1685.3 years
George1681.0 years
Margaret1683.2 years
Most common last names in Baldwin City, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1877.0 years
Flory1678.9 years
Randel1375.0 years
Johanning1284.9 years
Miller1184.5 years
Williams1183.8 years
Hobson1081.1 years
Smith1082.9 years
Turner1076.6 years
Clark981.4 years
Businesses in Baldwin City, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1Taco Bell1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

Baldwin City on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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