Cedar, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 14 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -46.2%
Males: (33.3%)
Females: 10  (66.7%)
Median resident age:  80.2 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67628

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,791 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Cedar:

$21,791
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,334 (it was $13,770 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $10,708 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Cedar:

$10,708
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $32,511; Detached houses: $32,462
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cedar: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (25.0%), Italian (25.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cedar:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 59.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 34.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cedar city:  1.3% ($350)
Kansas:  1.2% ($999)

Cedar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (143.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (489.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gaylord, KS (2.2 miles) , Athol, KS (2.8 miles) , Kensington, KS (3.0 miles ), Kirwin, KS (3.1 miles ), Smith Center, KS (3.4 miles ), Agra, KS (3.5 miles ), Alton, KS (3.6 miles) , Portis, KS (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 98.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Cedar household income distribution Cedar home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+4.0%).

Average climate in Cedar, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cedar-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Cedar city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Cedar-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 394.1 miles away from the city center
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 238.3 miles away from Cedar 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 40.0 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 215.2 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 193.2 miles away from Cedar center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 368.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smith County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Cedar:

  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT KENSINGTON LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENSINGTON, KS)
  • SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)
  • COMMUNITY CARE OF AMERICA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT SMITH CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 59 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 73 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 88 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 91 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 123 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 131 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 144 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

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Smith County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 33.3%
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cedar city (based on Smith County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,68211
Evangelical Protestant1,16510
Catholic1511
None855-
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: 3
Smith County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Smith County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Smith County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

27.9%
Kansas:

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

11.6%
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$10
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$10
Totals for Government 0$0 8$20

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar:

  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF4MGO, Licensee ID: L00213325, Grant Date: 06/28/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2016, Certifier: June B Melton, Registrant: June B Melton, 202 West Center St, Cedar, KS 67628

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (20%)

Cedar compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 significantly below state average.
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