Byers, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 35 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.0%
Males: 15  (44.2%)
Females: 20  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 67021

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,174 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Byers:

$25,174
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,439 (it was $8,461 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $27,889 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Byers:

$27,889
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $87,166; detached houses: $86,468
March 2019 cost of living index in Byers: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Byers, KS (2010)
    • 3394.3%White alone
    • 25.7%Two or more races



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Byers, Kansas as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Byers is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (36.4%), German (18.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2006 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 190 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,975 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $249 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (84.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (364.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Iuka, KS (2.9 miles),
Cullison, KS (3.3 miles),
Pratt, KS (3.4 miles ),
Macksville, KS (3.6 miles ),
St. John, KS (4.0 miles ),
Belpre, KS (4.1 miles),
Preston, KS (4.1 miles),
Haviland, KS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 98.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

Byers satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+8.7%).

Average climate in Byers, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Byers, Kansas average temperatures Byers, Kansas average precipitation Byers, Kansas humidity Byers, Kansas wind speed Byers, Kansas snowfall Byers, Kansas sunshine Byers, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Byers-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Byers city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/25/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byers-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Byers 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 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from Byers center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 329.9 miles away from Byers 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 255.4 miles away from Byers center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pratt County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Byers:

  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF PRATT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT REHABILITATION AND RESIDENCE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • SIESTA HOME OF PRATT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • SOUTH WIND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PRATT, KS)

Airports located in Byers:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byers:

  • Barton County Community College (about 44 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 56 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 80 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Newman University (about 82 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 83 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 83 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 87 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Byers Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pratt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Byers:

Marital status in Byers, KS
  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Byers:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.8
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Byers, KS (based on Pratt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,95512
Catholic1,6551
Evangelical Protestant1,52412
Other1672
None4,355-
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: 3
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Pratt County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pratt County:

14.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Byers:

44.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.3
Kansas:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

General health condition:
Byers:

61.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Byers, 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
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,762
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,762

Strongest AM radio stations in Byers:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byers:

  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FA (91.9 FM; HAVILAND, KS; Owner: KIOWA COUNTY RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • $113,000Total costs
  • 65Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Byers)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byers, KS
  • 78.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byers, KS
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Byers compared to Kansas state average:

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