Cambridge, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 84 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.4%
Males: 43  (51.7%)
Females: 41  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67023

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,071 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$33,071
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,988 (it was $19,413 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,040 (it was $16,300 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$26,040
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $34,296; Detached houses: $34,296
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  • White alone - 80 (97.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cambridge: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.5%), German (20.0%), Irish (20.0%), French Canadian (5.0%), Dutch (2.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1252 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 483 people per square mile   (low).

Cambridge, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Cambridge:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cambridge city:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 1.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cambridge, Kansas as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cambridge to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (1.8%)

Cambridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (44.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (312.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Burden, KS (2.2 miles ), Atlanta, KS (3.1 miles ), Dexter, KS (3.1 miles ), Grenola, KS (3.5 miles ), Latham, KS (3.9 miles) , Cedar Vale, KS (4.2 miles ), Winfield, KS (4.2 miles ), Moline, KS (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 96.67 W

Area code: 620

Cambridge household income distribution Cambridge home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+39.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (47%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (31%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Business operations specialists (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)

Average climate in Cambridge, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cambridge-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Cambridge city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cambridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the city 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 115.8 miles away from Cambridge center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 229.7 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 376.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.4 miles away from Cambridge 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 289.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowley County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cambridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cambridge:

  • DEXTER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEXTER, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cambridge:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 28 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • Butler Community College (about 36 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 44 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 45 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Notable location: Cowley County Fire District 8 Cambridge (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cambridge include: Cambridge Baptist Church (A), Cambridge Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cambridge and their reported violations in the past:

CAMBRIDGE, CITY OF (Population served: 84, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Cambridge 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Wood (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cambridge city (based on Cowley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.91%
Here: 51.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents20.7%16.0%13.8%12.0%6.7%
Congregations19.4%10.4%6.0%3.0%4.5%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.1%4.4%3.0%2.7%14.6%
Congregations3.0%4.5%4.5%4.5%40.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Cowley County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cowley County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowley County:

30.1%
Kansas:

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

12.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$122
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$281
Water Supply 0$0 2$500
Totals for Government 0$0 4$903

Cambridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($202.38)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($59.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($59.52)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($47.62)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($47.62)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($23.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($154.76)

Cambridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($71.43)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($59.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($11.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($250.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($35.71)
    General Support: $1,000 ($11.90)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($83.33)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($47.62)

Cambridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($940.48)

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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  1.04% ($50,284 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.49% ($30,921)
from Butler County, KS  0.30% ($32,000)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.34% ($29,776 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  0.51% ($25,970)
to Sumner County, KS  0.39% ($25,608)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cambridge:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cambridge:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KACY (102.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: THIRD COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Lynne Buskirk, Cambridge Site (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -96.619194), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Neal Brown, Cambridge Site (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -96.619194), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Cambridge Site (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -96.619194), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Cambridge Site (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -96.619194), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Cambridge Site (Lat: 37.324000 Lon: -96.619194), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD0OBZ, Licensee ID: L01628081
    Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 03/30/2021, Certifier: Jill C Carmody
    Registrant: Jill C Carmody, 29228 162nd Rd, Cambridge, KS 67023

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4851Z , Serial Number: 22-8426, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Randal E Norris, 26599 176th Rd, Cambridge, KS 67023, Other Owners: Lynn Norris

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Cambridge

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