Cawker City, Kansas
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Population change since 2000: -14.6%
|Median resident age:||54.6 years|
|Kansas median age:||36.7 years|
Zip codes: 67430.
Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,130 (it was $13,693 in 2000)
Cawker City city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $76,601 (it was $41,200 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $98,950; detached houses: $83,586; mobile homes: $357,460
Median gross rent in 2017: $543.
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 50.4% for two or more races residents)
- 45095.9%White alone
- 71.5%Two or more races
- 10.2%Black alone
- 10.2%Asian alone
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cawker City, Kansas as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cawker City is 530 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||2.21|
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), American (23.1%), English (8.3%), Irish (6.8%), Dutch (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 1500 feet
Land area: 0.99 square miles.
Population density: 449 people per square mile(low).
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,375 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $982 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (129.4 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (473.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 98.43 W
Area code: 785
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
- Machinery (13.0%)
- Construction (11.7%)
- Health care (11.2%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
- Educational services (5.4%)
- Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
- Warehousing & storage (4.0%)
- Construction (21.5%)
- Machinery (12.4%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
- Warehousing & storage (7.4%)
- Truck transportation (6.6%)
- Educational services (5.8%)
- Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
- Health care (24.5%)
- Machinery (13.7%)
- Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
- Social assistance (6.9%)
- Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
- Finance & insurance (4.9%)
- Educational services (4.9%)
- Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
- Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
- Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
- Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
- Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
- Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
- Metal workers and plastic workers (11.6%)
- Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
- Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
- Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
- Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
- Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
- Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
- Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
- Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
- Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
- Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
- Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (3.9%)
Average climate in Cawker City, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cawker City-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Cawker City city center .
On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cawker City-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from Cawker City center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Cawker City center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 422.6 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 183.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cawker City:
- Fort Hays State University (about 66 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
- Barton County Community College (about 79 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
- University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 90 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
- Central Community College (about 96 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
- Kansas State University (about 102 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
- Hutchinson Community College (about 104 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 129 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
Public elementary/middle schools in Cawker City:
Points of interest:
Notable locations in Cawker City: Agmark Grain Elevator Number 4 (A), Cawker City Police Department (B), Cawker City Public Library (C), Cawker City Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Cawker City include: Cawker City United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotel: Lakeside Lodge (817 Oak Street).
Birthplace of: Merwin Coad - Politician.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cawker City that have no violations reported:
- CAWKER CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 465, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
|This city:||1.9 people|
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
- Gay men: 0.8% of all households
Banks with branches in Cawker City (2011 data):
- The Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Cawker City: The Farmers & Merchants State Bank O at 719 Wisconsin St, branch established on 1897/04/05. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $15.7 mil, Deposits: $12.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: F & M State Bancshares, Inc.
For population 15 years and over in Cawker City:
- Never married: 16.4%
- Now married: 57.1%
- Separated: 0.4%
- Widowed: 10.7%
- Divorced: 15.3%
For population 25 years and over in Cawker City:
- High school or higher: 90.6%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
- Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
- Unemployed: 4.3%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Cawker City, KS (based on Mitchell County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Here:||4.77 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||1.96 / 10,000 pop.|
|Mitchell County:||7.94 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||3.84 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||12.71 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.33 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|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|
|Other Government Administration||2||$3,981||$23,886||6||$155|
|Streets and Highways||1||$2,019||$24,228||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||0||$0||1||$89|
|Parks and Recreation||0||$0||3||$43|
|Police Protection - Officers||0||$0||0||$0|
|Judicial and Legal||0||$0||1||$51|
|Totals for Government||5||$12,281||$29,474||13||$355|
Cawker City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):
- Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $573,000 ($1287.64)
Central Staff Services: $164,000 ($368.54)
Regular Highways: $100,000 ($224.72)
Water Utilities: $96,000 ($215.73)
Sewerage: $75,000 ($168.54)
Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($125.84)
Police Protection: $46,000 ($103.37)
Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($80.90)
Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($40.45)
Libraries: $13,000 ($29.21)
Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($22.47)
- General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($11.24)
- Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($17.98)
General - Other: $5,000 ($11.24)
Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($8.99)
Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($6.74)
Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.25)
- Total Salaries and Wages: $332,000 ($746.07)
Cawker City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):
- Charges - Sewerage: $65,000 ($146.07)
Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($107.87)
Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($29.21)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($101.12)
- Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $70,000 ($157.30)
Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($11.24)
Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($4.49)
Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($2.25)
- Revenue - Electric Utilities: $579,000 ($1301.12)
Water Utilities: $89,000 ($200.00)
- State Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($31.46)
Highways: $12,000 ($26.97)
General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($6.74)
- Tax - Property: $114,000 ($256.18)
Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($31.46)
Other License: $1,000 ($2.25)
Cawker City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000 ($346.07)
Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,000 ($238.20)
Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($107.87)
Cawker City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):
- Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,000 ($69.66)
- Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000 ($844.94)
3.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,281 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cawker City:
- KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
- KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
- KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
- KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
- KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
- KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
- KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cawker City:
- KZDY (96.3 FM; CAWKER CITY, KS; Owner: WACONDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Cawker City:
- KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
- KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 18Number of bridges
- 217ft / 66.3mTotal length
- $1,461,000Total costs
- 9,645Total average daily traffic
- 1,626Total average daily truck traffic
- 11,092Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
- New bridges - historical statistics
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Cawker City compared to Kansas state average:
- Median household income below 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.
- Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
- House age significantly below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.