Byers, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 33 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -34.0%
Males: (26.7%)
Females: 25  (73.3%)
Median resident age:

57.7 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 67021

Estimated median household income in 2019: $91,807 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Byers:

$91,807
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,494 (it was $8,461 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,323 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Byers:

$91,323
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $83,131; detached houses: $83,242
March 2019 cost of living index in Byers: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Byers, Kansas as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Byers is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (71.4%), American (28.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2006 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 180 people per square mile   (very low).

Byers, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,076 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $258 (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 2019
Distribution of house value in Byers, KS in 2019

Byers satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

5.3%
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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 782% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from Byers center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Byers center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Byers center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pratt County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 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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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: 0.0%
  • Now married: 86.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

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 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.1
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
This county:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

8.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Pratt County:

29.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Byers:

52.1%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.1%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Kansas:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Byers:

12.6%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

71.8%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Byers:

86.3%
Kansas:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Byers, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 2$2,883
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,883

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)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KS-STJOHNSO1, Emerson Rd (Lat: 37.853750 Lon: -98.757167), Type: Silo, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WRKD458, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2020, Expiration Date: 12/15/2030, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:
  • KS-BYERS-NW1, 100481 Nw 90th Ave (Lat: 37.803972 Lon: -98.904667), Type: Silo, Structure height: 38 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WRKD460, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 12/15/2020, Expiration Date: 12/15/2030, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byers, KS
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byers, KS
  • 100.0%Electricity


Byers compared to Kansas 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.
  • 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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