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Population in 2012: 9,161 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 

Males: 4,362  (47.6%)
Females: 4,799  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66720.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,355 (it was $29,912 in 2000)
Chanute:

$36,355
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,479

Chanute city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,582 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Chanute:

$66,582
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,085; Detached houses: $80,411; Townhouses or other attached units: $40,528; In 2-unit structures: $121,329; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,268; Mobile homes: $29,584

Median gross rent in 2012: $507.

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  • White alone - 8,217 (89.9%)
  • Hispanic - 466 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 189 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 194 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chanute: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (14.1%), English (8.2%), United States (6.9%), Swedish (3.8%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,493 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Chanute:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chanute city:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

228 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Chanute, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Chanute to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,363 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,033 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (89.4 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (102.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (345.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Earlton, KS (2.5 miles) , Humboldt, KS (3.1 miles ), Thayer, KS (3.6 miles ), Buffalo, KS (3.7 miles ), Erie, KS (3.7 miles ), Galesburg, KS (3.9 miles) , Altoona, KS (3.9 miles ), Bassett, KS (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 95.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,182 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,074 (74.3%)

Area code: 620

Chanute household income distribution Chanute home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chanute by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.40.00.00.0
Rapes 54536543776
per 100,000 52.643.755.033.166.256.745.534.280.176.365.7
Robberies 33212201304
per 100,000 31.632.822.011.022.122.70.011.434.30.043.8
Assaults 3537271735291722183019
per 100,000 368.1404.2296.9187.4385.9328.7193.4250.5206.0326.9208.1
Burglaries 71831111226631474489121218
per 100,000 746.8906.71220.71344.6727.7351.4534.8500.91018.81318.52387.5
Thefts 338280284224228251247209217169273
per 100,000 3555.33058.83123.32468.92513.82845.22810.72379.32484.01841.62989.8
Auto thefts 161418171213186151610
per 100,000 168.3152.9198.0187.4132.3147.4204.868.3171.7174.3109.5
Arson 24433110425
per 100,000 21.043.744.033.133.111.311.40.045.821.854.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 334.9325.4338.0276.6300.4269.5242.6240.6301.6307.9405.0

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Crime rate in Chanute detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Kansas average:

2.68

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Chanute, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -146 (-1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Chanute-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Chanute city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Chanute center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Neosho County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ralph Miller - College basketball coach, Paul Lindblad - Baseball player, Amanda Carraway - Female model, Andrew J. Rausch - Journalist, Brent Wilson - College basketball player (Monmouth (N.J.) Hawks).


Hospitals/medical centers in Chanute:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - CHANUTE (Dialysis Facility, 703 S PLUMMER)
  • NEOSHO MEMORIAL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 629 SOUTH PLUMMER)
  • APPLEWOOD REHABILITATION INC (Nursing Home, 1720 W SECOND ST PO BOX 1)
  • AROLYN HEIGHTS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1709 W 7TH ST)
  • BETHESDA NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 530 W 14TH ST)
  • CHANUTE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 530 W 14TH ST)
  • COLONIAL ACRES (Nursing Home, 1630 WEST SECOND)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1630 W 2ND ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Chanute, KS

Airports and heliports located in Chanute:


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Local government website: www.chanute.org

College/University in Chanute:

  • Neosho County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 760; Location: 800 W 14th St; Public; Website: www.neosho.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chanute:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 46 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Emporia State University (about 65 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 68 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Butler Community College (about 79 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Crowder College (about 85 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • University of Kansas (about 90 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Rogers State University (about 95 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)

Public high school in Chanute:

Private high school in Chanute:

  • CHANUTE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 69; Location: 1000 W 14TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chanute:

Private elementary/middle school in Chanute:

  • ST PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 409 S MALCOM; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Chanute

Library in Chanute:

  • CHANUTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $389,643; Location: 111 N. LINCOLN AVE.; 60,911 books; 3,874 audio materials; 4,350 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • A WI-FI Hotspot with Free Internet Access is available at the City's Memorial Building, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS 66720

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Notable locations in Chanute: Safari Public Golf Course (A), Santa Fe Safari Campground (B), Chanute Electric Department Plant Number 1 (C), Chanute Country Club (D), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 6 (E), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Region 5 Headquarters (F), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop H - Headquarters (G), Chanute Police Department (H), Kansas Department of Transportation District Four Office (I), Neosho County Courthouse Chanute (J), Transcare of Kansas (K), Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center (L), Neosho County Health Department (M), Chanute Public Library (N), Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum (O), Chanute City Hall (P), Chanute Chamber of Commerce (Q), Chanute Memorial Auditorium (R), Kansas Department of Health and Environment Southeast District Office (S), Chanute Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chanute include: Ambassador Christian Church (A), Blessed Hope Bible Baptist Church (B), Cornerstone Family Life Center (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (D), Reachout Christian Center (E), Chanute Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Community of Christ (G), Westview Southern Baptist Church (H), Bethel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Santa Fe Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Chanute include: Katy Park (1), Highland Park (2), Central Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Martin & OSA Johnson Safari Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 111 North Lincoln Avenue).

Hotels: Holiday Park Motel Restaurant & Club (3030 South Santa Fe Avenue), Guest House Motor Inn (1814 South Santa Fe Avenue), Safari Inn (35 Highway 169 South), Four Seasons Floral Bridal & Balloons (108 East Main Chanute Ks 6672), Tioga Suites (12 East Main Street), Sophia's Fine Dining (12 East Main Street), Four Seasons Floral Shop (108 East Main Chanute Ks 6672), Super 8 Motel (3502 South Santa Fe Avenue), Main Street Chanute (21 West Main Street).

Courts: Neosho-County - District Court- Clerk- Clerk Of District Court (102 South Lincoln Avenue), Neosho-County - Court Reporter (102 South Lincoln Avenue), Chanute-City - Police Department- Municipal Court Clerk (Memorial Building), Kansas-State - Kansas Corporation Commission- Corporation Commission (1500 West 7th Street), Neosho-County - Judge Of District Court (102 South Lincoln Avenue).

 
Neosho County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

CHANUTE, CITY OF (Population served: 9006, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2000), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2000), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2000)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1999. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-1998), St Public Notif received (APR-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-1998), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-1998)
ALLEN CO RWD 13 (Population served: 150, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2004), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and SEP-14-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-04-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-1994)
ALLEN CO RWD 10 (Population served: 125, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2005)
  • Notification, Public - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-24-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUL-08-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.2%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 52.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 54.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chanute, KS

People in group quarters in Chanute in 2010:

  • 210 people in college/university student housing
  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
212 people in nursing homes in 2000
149 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Chanute compared to Kansas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chanute (2011 data):

  • Bank of Commerce: Drive-In Branch, Bank Of Commerce, Detached Facility, Santa Fe Walmart Branch. Info updated 2010/03/08: Bank assets: $166.7 mil, Deposits: $150.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community National Bank & Trust: Santa Fe Branch, at 14 North Lincoln Avenue, Chanute Branch. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Home Savings Bank: at 214 N. Lincoln Ave., branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $65.2 mil, Deposits: $49.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices
  • Emprise Bank: Chanute Branch at 17 South Lincoln, branch established on 1990/10/17. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
  • Commercial Bank: Chanute Branch at 1315 South Santa Fe, branch established on 2002/01/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.9 mil, Deposits: $190.8 mil, headquarters in Parsons, KS, positive income, 8 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chanute travel time to work - commute


Chanute mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chanute city (based on Neosho County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.42%
Here58.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents24.8%18.2%12.3%10.8%5.7%
Congregations8.3%22.2%8.3%5.6%8.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.3%5.3%3.3%3.2%11.3%
Congregations2.8%5.6%2.8%2.8%33.3%
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
Here:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Neosho County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Neosho County:

9.5%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
State:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

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
Financial Administration 10$33,976$40,7710$0
Other Government Administration 9$38,437$51,2495$2,878
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$5,978
Police Protection - Officers 20$76,598$45,9590$0
Police - Other 2$5,021$30,1261$1,694
Firefighters 15$47,251$37,8010$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$441
Streets and Highways 18$62,481$41,6540$0
Health 1$2,763$33,1560$0
Solid Waste Management 7$20,690$35,4690$0
Sewerage 8$30,544$45,8160$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,025$38,4600$0
Water Supply 11$37,556$40,9700$0
Electric Power 30$126,882$50,7530$0
Gas Supply 9$32,116$42,8210$0
Other and Unallocable 5$16,317$39,1612$839
Totals for Government 150$546,657$43,73313$11,830

Chanute government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,440,000 ($375.50)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($17.79)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,138,000 ($1979.91)
    Gas Utilities: $5,645,000 ($616.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,316,000 ($143.65)
    Police Protection: $1,219,000 ($133.06)
    General - Other: $1,166,000 ($127.28)
    Sewerage: $873,000 ($95.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $758,000 ($82.74)
    Regular Highways: $710,000 ($77.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000 ($74.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($43.99)
    Central Staff Services: $339,000 ($37.00)
    Libraries: $269,000 ($29.36)
    General Public Buildings: $232,000 ($25.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $170,000 ($18.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $145,000 ($15.83)
    Health - Other: $69,000 ($7.53)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($6.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,648,000 ($289.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $25,000 ($2.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $447,000 ($48.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($3.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,724,000 ($733.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($7.42)

Chanute government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,225,000 ($133.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $935,000 ($102.06)
    All Other: $276,000 ($30.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $729,000 ($79.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $580,000 ($63.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,063,000 ($116.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $759,000 ($82.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $189,000 ($20.63)
    Special Assessments: $93,000 ($10.15)
    Rents: $25,000 ($2.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $22,379,000 ($2442.86)
    Gas Utilities: $5,632,000 ($614.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,278,000 ($139.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $264,000 ($28.82)
    General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($9.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,649,000 ($180.00)
    Property: $1,551,000 ($169.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $122,000 ($13.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($6.22)

Chanute government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,476,000 ($4199.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,077,000 ($3938.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,093,000 ($1101.74)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,860,000 ($857.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,700,000 ($403.89)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,233,000 ($243.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000 ($142.02)

Chanute government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,784,000 ($413.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,686,000 ($729.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,560,000 ($1043.55)

5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Allen County, KS  0.69% ($24,500 average AGI)
from Wilson County, KS  0.67% ($21,744)
from Labette County, KS  0.36% ($22,762)


7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Wilson County, KS  0.60% ($22,629 average AGI)
to Allen County, KS  0.56% ($20,485)
to Labette County, KS  0.54% ($20,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chanute:

  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chanute:

  • KKOY-FM (105.5 FM; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chanute, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Chanute fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total costs: $2,986,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,796
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,586

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 21
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chanute, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chanute)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • CHANUTE, On State Hwy 57/39 4 Mi E (Lat: 37.682806 Lon: -95.389417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WPNN814
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6755.62 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/09/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CHANUTE, 16th And Garfield (Lat: 37.665056 Lon: -95.459694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQIH201
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/08/2018, Certifier: Edwin Geer
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • MY TOWN MEDIA, 702 N. Plumer Street In Chanute, Kansas (Lat: 37.688389 Lon: -95.470250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQMX874
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: William Wachter
    Registrant: Broadcast Technical Associates, LLC, 1632 South Maize Road, Wichita, KS 67209, Phone: (316) 990-8285, Fax: (888) 832-9419
  • MY TOWN MEDIA, 702 N. Plumer Street In Chanute, Kansas (Lat: 37.688389 Lon: -95.470250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQMX877
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: William Wachter
    Registrant: Broadcast Technical Associates, LLC, 1632 South Maize Road, Wichita, KS 67209, Phone: (316) 990-8285, Fax: (888) 832-9419
  • KKOY STUDIO, 702 N. Plumer Street In Chanute, Kansas (Lat: 37.688389 Lon: -95.470250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQRH530
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: William Wachter
    Registrant: My Town Media, Inc., 412 N Locust, Pittsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (417) 529-8373, Email:
  • CHANUTE, 20 S Steuben Ave (Lat: 37.680861 Lon: -95.456917), Overall height: 52.1 m, Call Sign: WDU256
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/25/1997, Cancellation Date: 04/25/1997
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 100 N Tucker Rm 9-B-8, St Louis, MO 63101

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Chanute Martin Johnson Airport (Lat: 37.667833 Lon: -95.486361), Call Sign: WBG3
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 11/17/2017
    Registrant: City Of Chanute, Ks, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-5242, Fax: (620) 431-5248, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chanute)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chanute)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 154
  • Hazardous Condition: 197
  • Service Call: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Chanute


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chanute, KS

Most common first names in Chanute, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12176.2 years
Mary10679.8 years
Charles8976.3 years
Robert8673.5 years
James8074.4 years
George7878.2 years
William7776.3 years
Ruth6181.1 years
Fred4878.0 years
Ethel4681.7 years
Most common last names in Chanute, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5779.7 years
Smith4879.2 years
Taylor4280.5 years
Wilson3978.1 years
Nelson3983.3 years
Williams3577.7 years
Anderson3179.4 years
Brown2978.6 years
Jones2882.9 years
Allen2776.8 years
Businesses in Chanute, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2Pizza Hut1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
JCPenney1Super 81
Knights Inn1True Value1
La-Z-Boy2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS2
Maurices1Vans1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth L. Mccoy (2)
  • Clinton Anthony Vance (1)
  • Bernard L. Dick (1)
  • Jerry Schell (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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