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Population in 2012: 42 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 

Males: 11  (27.6%)
Females: 31  (72.4%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67448

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,668 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Carlton:

$52,668
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,874

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,345 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Carlton:

$156,345
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,786; Detached houses: $98,786

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carlton: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Irish (32.4%), French (8.1%), English (5.4%), Swedish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1310 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 256 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Carlton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carlton city:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 7.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,125 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (69.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (408.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gypsum, KS (2.7 miles ), Kipp, KS (3.3 miles) , Hope, KS (3.4 miles ), Roxbury, KS (3.5 miles) , Tampa, KS (3.5 miles) , Ramona, KS (3.7 miles) , Durham, KS (3.8 miles) , Solomon, KS (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Area code: 785

Carlton household income distribution Carlton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-2.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (88%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Utilities (50%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


Average climate in Carlton, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Carlton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Carlton city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 35.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carlton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Carlton, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlton:

  • Kansas State University (about 52 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 18,850)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 55 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Emporia State University (about 64 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Butler Community College (about 65 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Wichita State University (about 68 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Washburn University (about 90 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 112 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)

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Notable locations in Carlton: Agricultural Producers Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Saline County Fire District 1 - Carlton Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Carlton: Carlton First Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Dickinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

DICKINSON CO RWD 2 (Population served: 1560, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-22-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-18-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUN-07-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-1994)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  87.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Carlton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carlton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (88%)
  • Utility gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carlton city (based on Dickinson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.27%
Here52.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents31.2%20.3%8.6%8.3%5.4%
Congregations23.2%8.9%5.4%7.1%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Brethren in Christ ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents5.4%4.8%2.9%2.9%10.0%
Congregations5.4%8.9%5.4%5.4%25.0%
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: 4
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dickinson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Dickinson County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Kansas:

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

8.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $6,000 ($142.86)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($47.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($71.43)
    Rents: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($23.81)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($23.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($1761.90)

7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($731 average AGI)
Dickinson County:

0.19%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Saline County, KS  1.16% ($25,035 average AGI)
from Geary County, KS  1.03% ($30,263)
from Riley County, KS  0.35% ($34,115)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Saline County, KS  1.15% ($24,282 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.88% ($28,908)
to Riley County, KS  0.73% ($26,593)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlton:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KINA (910 AM; 1 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlton:

  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMP (90.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carlton:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K51GC (Channel 51; SALINA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PRICHARD LYNN RV4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 420LP , Serial Number: 4028, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Lynn A Prichard, 1037 Daisy Rd, Carlton, KS 67448


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