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Population in 2017: 150 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 80  (53.5%)
Females: 70  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

51.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 66933

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,669 (it was $25,682 in 2000)
Barnes:

$35,669
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,177 (it was $16,446 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $26,401 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Barnes:

$26,401
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $46,342; detached houses: $48,228; mobile homes: $33,744

Median gross rent in 2017: $561.

March 2019 cost of living index in Barnes: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.9%
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  • Races in Barnes, KS (2010)
    • 15195.0%White alone
    • 85.0%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Czech (29.7%), English (14.1%), American (9.4%), Italian (9.4%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1331 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 875 people per square mile   (low).

Barnes, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,995 (4.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $548 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (76.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (478.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Greenleaf, KS (2.4 miles ),
Waterville, KS (2.6 miles ),
Linn, KS (3.4 miles ),
Blue Rapids, KS (3.4 miles ),
Washington, KS (3.5 miles ),
Hanover, KS (3.5 miles ),
Palmer, KS (3.9 miles),
Marysville, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 96.87 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Barnes, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barnes, KS in 2017

Barnes satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Barnes, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Machinery (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.8%)
  • Machinery (18.8%)
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (18.8%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (16.1%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (9.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.7%)
Most common occupations in Barnes, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (18.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (12.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (25.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)

Average climate in Barnes, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barnes-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Barnes city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barnes-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 236.1 miles away from the city center
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 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 304.2 miles away from Barnes 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 219.9 miles away from Barnes center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Barnes center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barnes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barnes:

  • BLUE VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BLUE RAPIDS, KS)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)
  • THE CENTENNIAL HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)
  • HANOVER HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, KS)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE HHA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MARYSVILLE, KS)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MARYSVILLE, KS)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARYSVILLE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barnes:

  • Kansas State University (about 40 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 78 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 78 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Washburn University (about 79 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 79 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Highland Community College (about 86 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Emporia State University (about 98 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Barnes: Barnes State Bank Museum (A), Barnes Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Barnes: Barnes Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington 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 Barnes and their reported violations in the past:

BARNES, CITY OF (Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
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: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Barnes (2011 data):

  • Bank of Palmer: Barnes Branch at 101 Center Street, branch established on 1996/07/18. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $39.5 mil, Deposits: $33.9 mil, headquarters in Palmer, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Barnes:

Marital status in Barnes, KS
  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 1.9%

For population 25 years and over in Barnes:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barnes, KS (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,38816
Catholic1,2875
Mainline Protestant1,22212
Other1-
None901-
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
Here:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Barnes:

45.4%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

28.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barnes:

15.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Barnes:

7.1
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

50.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Barnes:

81.6%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barnes, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$890
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,144
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$277
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$692
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 10$4,003

Barnes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $40,000 ($266.67)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($106.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($60.00)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,000 ($93.33)

Barnes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($80.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($60.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($40.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($60.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($46.67)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($213.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($26.67)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($273.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($53.33)

Barnes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($313.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $226,000 ($1506.67)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barnes:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barnes:

  • KNDY-FM (95.5 FM; MARYSVILLE, KS; Owner: DIERKING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barnes:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.1mTotal length
  • $1,670,000Total costs
  • 630Total average daily traffic
  • 764Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barnes, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barnes, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Brad P Hunsberger, Se 1/4 Of The Se 1/4, Sec. 12, T. 4s, R. 4e, Washington County Kansas (Lat: 39.711861 Lon: -96.921278), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20201 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers, LLC, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, Apt 3a, South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Brad Hunsberger, Se 1/4 Of The Se 1/4, Sec. 12, T. 4s, R. 4e, Washington County Kansas (Lat: 39.711861 Lon: -96.921278), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20201 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers, LLC, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Brad P Hunsberger, Se 1/4 Of The Se 1/4, Sec. 12, T. 4s, R. 4e, Washington County Kansas (Lat: 39.711861 Lon: -96.921278), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20201 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers, LLC, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Brad Hunsberger, Se 1/4 Of The Se 1/4, Sec. 12, T. 4s, R. 4e, Washington County Kansas (Lat: 39.711861 Lon: -96.921278), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20201 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers Iii, LLC, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Brad Hunsberger, Se 1/4 Of The Se 1/4, Sec. 12, T. 4s, R. 4e, Washington County Kansas (Lat: 39.711861 Lon: -96.921278), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20201 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers Iii, LLC, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1091 Big Bear Rd (Lat: 39.733611 Lon: -96.841972), Type: Silo, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQBC784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024, Certifier: Mark Cudney, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB0YVV, Licensee ID: L01447952, Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Dennis L Oelschlager, Registrant: Dennis L Oelschlager, Rr 1 Box 72, Barnes, KS 66933
  • Call Sign: WD0FHU, Licensee ID: L01447951, Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Georgia A Oelschlager, Registrant: Georgia A Oelschlager, Rr 1 Box 72, Barnes, KS 66933

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barnes, KS
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barnes, KS
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Barnes compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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