For population 25 years and over in Carbondale:
For population 15 years and over in Carbondale city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,433 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (15.3 miles , pop. 122,377).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (63.7 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (420.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Scranton, KS (1.9 miles ), Wakarusa, KS (2.2 miles ), Overbrook, KS (2.8 miles ), Burlingame, KS (3.0 miles ), Auburn, KS (3.0 miles ), Vassar, KS (3.5 miles ), Lyndon, KS (3.8 miles ), Osage City, KS (3.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 95.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 785
Crime rates in Carbondale (2003):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime rates in Carbondale (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-3.7%).
Work and jobs in Carbondale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Carbondale, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carbondale-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Carbondale city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Carbondale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Carbondale center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Osage County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Barnum Brown - Paleontologist.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Carbondale and their reported violations in the past:CARBONDALE, CITY OF (Population served: 1451, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Carbondale compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Carbondale (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Carbondale city (based on Osage County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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6.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,168 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:
7.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,301 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 Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Carbondale)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carbondale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.