For population 25 years and over in Bushton:
For population 15 years and over in Bushton city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $575 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (81.0 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (405.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Holyrood, KS (2.3 miles ), Lorraine, KS (2.4 miles) , Frederick, KS (2.6 miles) , Claflin, KS (2.8 miles ), Chase, KS (3.3 miles ), Geneseo, KS (3.6 miles ), Ellinwood, KS (3.8 miles ), Lyons, KS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 98.40 W
Area code: 620
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-6.3%).
Work and jobs in Bushton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bushton, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bushton-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 213% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Bushton city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.
On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bushton-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Bushton center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Bushton center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rice County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clarence R. Huebner - Army general.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bushton:
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Public high school in Bushton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bushton and their reported violations in the past:BUSHTON, CITY OF (Population served: 298, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.7%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bushton compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Bushton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Bushton (based on Rice County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Bushton government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,947 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,817 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bushton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bushton, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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