Baldwin City, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 4,644 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.6%
Males: 2,183  (47.0%)
Females: 2,461  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66006.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,126 (it was $43,269 in 2000)
Baldwin City:

$64,126
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,491 (it was $16,698 in 2000)

Baldwin City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $181,031 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Baldwin City:

$181,031
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $227,035; detached houses: $225,262; townhouses or other attached units: $162,792; in 2-unit structures: $25,315; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $68,079; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,253; mobile homes: $260,384

Median gross rent in 2017: $919.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baldwin City: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.6%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Baldwin City, KS (2017)
    • 3,94385.3%White alone
    • 3267.1%Two or more races
    • 2455.3%Hispanic
    • 320.7%Black alone
    • 280.6%Asian alone
    • 210.5%American Indian alone
    • 150.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Baldwin City, Kansas as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baldwin City is 769 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Baldwin City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
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)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.1)
1
(22.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(81.6)
1
(26.5)
10
(235.0)
6
(139.3)
1
(22.6)
8
(176.5)
3
(66.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(571.3)
16
(424.2)
11
(258.5)
9
(209.0)
18
(407.6)
7
(154.4)
9
(198.1)
18
(392.0)
20
(441.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(1,931)
104
(2,757)
63
(1,481)
66
(1,532)
87
(1,970)
86
(1,897)
112
(2,465)
69
(1,503)
51
(1,127)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(244.8)
2
(53.0)
2
(47.0)
5
(116.1)
3
(67.9)
2
(44.1)
4
(88.0)
1
(21.8)
7
(154.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
2
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)153.2245.0128.1150.2117.3160.8150.3111.188.4

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City-data.com crime index in Baldwin City, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), Irish (11.7%), English (11.3%), American (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,138 people per square mile   (low).

Baldwin City, Kansas map

112 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,004 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,506 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 95.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Distribution of median household income in Baldwin City, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Baldwin City, KS in 2017
Baldwin City satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $194,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Baldwin City, KS residents
Average permit cost in Baldwin City, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +340 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in Baldwin City, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (28.5%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (36.5%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (2.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Baldwin City, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Baldwin City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Baldwin City, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Baldwin City-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 103% 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 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 395.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.1 miles away from Baldwin City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 344.7 miles away from Baldwin City center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from Baldwin City center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from Baldwin 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 Douglas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baldwin City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Baldwin City:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • SOUTHWINDS REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCE, KS)
  • STERLING HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCE, KS)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCE, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES EUDORA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EUDORA, KS)

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: 2,752; Location: 618 Eighth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bakeru.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

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

  • University of Kansas (about 13 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 22,788)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 23 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 27 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Wright Career College (about 30 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Washburn University (about 33 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 34 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 38 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)

Public high school in Baldwin City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baldwin City:

See full list of schools located in Baldwin City

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: George Counts - Educationist, Paul Wilkins Kendall - Army.

Douglas 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 Baldwin City and their reported violations in the past:

BALDWIN CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 4,526, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • DOUGLAS CO RWD 4 (Population served: 3,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Baldwin City:

Marital status in Baldwin City, KS
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Baldwin City:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Baldwin City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,14258
Mainline Protestant10,75328
Catholic9,2435
Other3,10218
Black Protestant2973
Orthodox461
None76,243-
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: 17
This county:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

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:
This county:

5.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.2%
Kansas:

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

12.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Baldwin City:

48.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Baldwin City:

47.9%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Baldwin City:

21.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Baldwin City:

31.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

59.7%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Baldwin City:

78.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baldwin City, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$44,565$59,4201$365
Other Government Administration 6$35,139$70,2787$792
Electric Power 6$26,230$52,4600$0
Financial Administration 5$19,625$47,1000$0
Sewerage 3$11,512$46,0480$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,098$32,3920$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,472$45,8880$0
Water Supply 2$7,584$45,5040$0
Police - Other 1$3,904$46,8481$1,457
Local Libraries 0$0 8$7,752
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$4,756
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,372
Totals for Government 38$168,129$53,09336$17,494

Baldwin City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $491,000 ($105.73)
    Sewerage: $469,000 ($100.99)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,437,000 ($955.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,641,000 ($353.36)
    Police Protection: $1,010,000 ($217.48)
    Sewerage: $922,000 ($198.54)
    Regular Highways: $515,000 ($110.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($45.22)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($40.70)
    Libraries: $131,000 ($28.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $127,000 ($27.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000 ($26.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($19.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000 ($15.93)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($13.57)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($37.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $244,000 ($52.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $220,000 ($47.37)
    Electric Utilities: $114,000 ($24.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($13.57)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($9.91)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($5.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,040,000 ($439.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($3.01)

Baldwin City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $810,000 ($174.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($46.51)
    Other: $24,000 ($5.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000 ($105.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($10.55)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($5.38)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.80)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,255,000 ($916.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,156,000 ($248.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $132,000 ($28.42)
  • Tax - Property: $1,235,000 ($265.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $552,000 ($118.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $508,000 ($109.39)
    Other License: $18,000 ($3.88)
    Other: $17,000 ($3.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.43)

Baldwin City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,369,000 ($3955.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,322,000 ($3299.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,700,000 ($1227.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,653,000 ($571.27)

Baldwin City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000,000 ($645.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,778,000 ($1244.19)

8.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.05%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, KS  1.19% ($44,866 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.88% ($69,052)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.34% ($39,892)


9.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($965 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.08%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  1.74% ($49,739 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.61% ($42,177)
to Jackson County, MO  0.59% ($48,894)
Businesses in Baldwin City, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1Taco Bell1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

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.)
Baldwin City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Baldwin City fatal accident list:

May 21, 2006 12:52 AM, Us-56, 8th St, Lat: 38.782570, Lon: -95.188860, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 20, 1989 06:30 PM, 6th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 2, 1980 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 96.0mTotal length
  • $1,731,000Total costs
  • 71,687Total average daily traffic
  • 3,528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,508Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Baldwin City, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baldwin City, KS
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 in Baldwin City, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Baldwin City, KS - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 96 took place in 2014, and the least - 22 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Baldwin City, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.8%), and Structure Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baldwin City, KS
    • 49856.8%Outside Fires
    • 27531.4%Structure Fires
    • 829.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 212.4%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baldwin City, KS
  • 90.5%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baldwin City, KS
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Baldwin City compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Baldwin City on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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