Bassett, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 14 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.4%
Males: (54.5%)
Females: (45.5%)
Median resident age:  63.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66749

Estimated median household income in 2016: $19,574 (it was $14,688 in 2000)
Bassett:

$19,574
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,102 (it was $12,388 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,839 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Bassett:

$81,839
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $62,378; Detached houses: $62,282

Median gross rent in 2016: $523.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bassett: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (66.7%), German (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/03/1903

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 197 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bassett:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bassett city:

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bassett city:  0.8% ($350)
Kansas:  1.2% ($999)

Bassett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (73.5 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (93.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (361.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Iola, KS (1.2 miles ), Gas, KS (1.9 miles ), La Harpe, KS (2.4 miles ), Humboldt, KS (2.6 miles ), Piqua, KS (2.7 miles) , Neosho Falls, KS (3.3 miles) , Colony, KS (3.4 miles ), Moran, KS (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.90 N, Longitude: 95.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

4.7%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Bassett, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bassett-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Bassett city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bassett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 258.3 miles away from the 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 259.6 miles away from Bassett 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from Bassett 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 326.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Bassett:

  • ALLEN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • ALLEN COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • STERLING HEIGHTS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • WINDSOR PLACE AT IOLA LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT IOLA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • IOLA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IOLA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bassett:

  • Allen County Community College (about 3 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 53 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Emporia State University (about 55 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Baker University (about 62 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 74 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 76 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 77 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)

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Reservoir: Lake Bassola (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 25.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  20.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.1
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bassett city (based on Allen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,25415
Evangelical Protestant2,92626
Catholic1,4402
Other6043
Black Protestant1831
None4,964-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Allen County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Allen County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.3%
Kansas:

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

14.5%
State:

13.4%
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

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.96% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KS  0.54% ($22,704)
from Woodson County, KS  0.26% ($23,538)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.77% ($23,026 average AGI)
to Woodson County, KS  0.40% ($24,000)
to Anderson County, KS  0.36% ($21,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bassett:

  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bassett:

  • K217CI (91.3 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOY-FM (105.5 FM; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 551Total average daily traffic
  • 661Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Bassett compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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