Bushong, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 34 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -38.2%
Males: 11  (34.1%)
Females: 23  (65.9%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66833

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,054 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Bushong:

$29,054
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,096 (it was $10,511 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,392 (it was $24,200 in 2000)
Bushong:

$36,392
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $46,839; Detached houses: $46,767
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bushong: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (58.8%), European (29.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1383 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile   (very low).

Bushong, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Bushong:

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bushong city:

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Bushong city:  1.0% ($250)
Kansas:  1.2% ($999)

Bushong satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (41.1 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (88.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (405.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Allen, KS (2.2 miles ), Dunlap, KS (2.7 miles) , Admire, KS (2.9 miles) , Americus, KS (3.1 miles ), Council Grove, KS (3.5 miles ), Emporia, KS (4.1 miles ), Eskridge, KS (4.1 miles ), Reading, KS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.64 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

3.7%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (63%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (63%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (38%)
  • 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%)
  • Management occupations (60%)
  • Sales and related occupations (40%)
  • 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 Bushong, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bushong-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Bushong city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.9 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 284.7 miles away from Bushong 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 275.6 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 327.1 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 328.4 miles away from Bushong 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 380.7 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 Lyon County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bushong topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bushong:

  • MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • COUNCIL GROVE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR OF COUNCIL GROVE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • HOLIDAY RESORT (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • EMPORIA PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • HILLCREST HOUSE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • FLINT HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bushong:

  • Emporia State University (about 17 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 41 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 42 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Baker University (about 59 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 59 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Butler Community College (about 68 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Allen County Community College (about 68 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)

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Lyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  83.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
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:

15.2
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bushong city (based on Lyon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,28222
Evangelical Protestant5,09831
Catholic3,3444
Other8723
Black Protestant2462
None18,848-
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
Lyon County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lyon County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

30.0%
Kansas:

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

18.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.5%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bushong:

32.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bushong:

57.4%
State:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bushong:

11.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

26.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bushong:

75.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bushong, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$629
Totals for Government 0$0 8$629

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($23,776 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.31% ($19,684)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($35,105)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
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 Johnson County, KS  0.62% ($33,211 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.56% ($36,116)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.47% ($24,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bushong:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bushong:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, 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.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Bushong:

  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Kenneth A Baker, 0.5 Miles West Of Bushong, Ks (Lat: 38.646667 Lon: -96.272222), Type: 77.1, Overall height: 77.1 m, Registrant: 6206626646, Kbaker@radiokansas.Org, 815 N. WALNUT, SUITE 300
  • Jim Lawrence, 3256 Road F (Lat: 38.630861 Lon: -96.260083), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 20111 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Jim Lawrence, 3256 Road F (Lat: 38.630861 Lon: -96.260083), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 20111 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALLEN, 3256 Road F (Lat: 38.630861 Lon: -96.260083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 123.1 m, Call Sign: WQUJ725
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/2014, Expiration Date: 07/28/2024, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (36%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Bushong compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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