Cassoday, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 64  (50.0%)
Females: 64  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  55.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66842

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,910 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Cassoday:

$57,910
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,500 (it was $17,807 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,682 (it was $32,100 in 2000)
Cassoday:

$46,682
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $520.

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  • Races in Cassoday, KS (2010)

    Cassoday races chart
    • 12395.3%White alone
    • 21.6%Black alone
    • 21.6%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cassoday: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), English (13.9%), United States (11.1%), Irish (9.7%), Swedish (4.2%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (very low).

Cassoday, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Cassoday:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cassoday city:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $735 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $724 (1.5%)

Cassoday satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (45.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (362.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Matfield Green, KS (3.1 miles) , Burns, KS (3.7 miles ), Rosalia, KS (3.9 miles) , Cedar Point, KS (4.3 miles) , El Dorado, KS (4.4 miles ), Florence, KS (4.6 miles ), Potwin, KS (4.7 miles ), Elmdale, KS (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $151,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $173,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.04 N, Longitude: 96.64 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Prairie Chicken Capital of the World

Area code: 620

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

5.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (38%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Cassoday, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cassoday-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Cassoday city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Cassoday 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 234.0 miles away from the city 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 315.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from Cassoday 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 417.0 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 Butler County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, 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).
Cassoday topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cassoday:

  • Butler Community College (about 21 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Emporia State University (about 36 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 38 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 43 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 48 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 48 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public elementary/middle school in Cassoday:

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Notable locations in Cassoday: Cassoday Historical Museum (A), Cassoday City Hall (B), Butler County Fire District 4 Cassoday Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cassoday: Cassoday United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Cassoday Lodging & RV Parking (308 East Main Street).

Butler 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 Cassoday and their reported violations in the past:

CASSODAY, CITY OF (Population served: 128, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Cassoday compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cassoday city (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,59855
Mainline Protestant8,86626
Catholic7,8003
Other5714
None38,045-
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: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

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

9.3%
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$125
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$635
Water Supply 1$2,080$24,9600$0
Totals for Government 1$2,080$24,9608$760

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $85,000 ($664.06)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($281.25)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($93.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($85.94)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.81)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($125.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $87,000 ($679.69)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($93.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($78.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Rents: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($304.69)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($31.25)
    General Support: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($93.75)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($15.63)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    NEC: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($804.69)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cassoday:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cassoday:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cassoday)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cassoday, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CASSODAY, Boulevard Street & Nebraska Street (Lat: 38.041222 Lon: -96.637111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRD896
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Intersection Of Kansas Hwy 177 Kansas Turnpike I35 (Lat: 38.049722 Lon: -96.638889), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KAO86
    Assigned Frequencies: 2188.00 MHz, 2191.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2001, Expiration Date: 10/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (316) 682-4537

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0QJM
    Grant Date: 01/17/1995, Expiration Date: 01/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2007
    Registrant: Gregory K Ball, 519 E Campbell, Cassoday, KS 66842
  • Call Sign: KD0EKG, Licensee ID: L01410918
    Grant Date: 06/23/2008, Expiration Date: 06/23/2018, Certifier: Mark W Nesser
    Registrant: Mark W Nesser, 13888 Ne Grant Rd, Cassoday, KS 66842

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BRYANT DOUGLAS E CORBEN BABY ACE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A-65-1 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3329B , Serial Number: 0001, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth B Hoyt, Po Box 79, Cassoday, KS 66842, Other Owners: Angela J Hoyt
  • Aircraft: HARMENINGS HIGH FLYERS EXECUTIVE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 3203 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 75283 , Serial Number: 006152, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Brett Y Nelson, Po Box 127, Cassoday, KS 66842

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
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