Chanute, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 9,054 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 4,316  (47.7%)
Females: 4,738  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 66720.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,852 (it was $29,912 in 2000)
Chanute:

$38,852
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,526 (it was $16,288 in 2000)

Chanute city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $69,291 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Chanute:

$69,291
KS:

$144,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chanute: 70.0 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.7%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chanute, KS (2016)
    • 8,12687.9%White alone
    • 6356.9%Hispanic
    • 2823.1%Two or more races
    • 1071.2%Black alone
    • 410.4%American Indian alone
    • 130.1%Asian alone
    • 130.1%Other race alone
    • 80.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Chanute detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Chanute, Kansas as of October 19, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chanute is 225 to 1.


Crime rates in Chanute by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(43.7)
5
(55.0)
3
(33.1)
6
(66.2)
5
(56.7)
4
(45.5)
3
(34.2)
7
(80.1)
7
(76.3)
6
(65.7)
3
(32.7)
10
(107.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(32.8)
2
(22.0)
1
(11.0)
2
(22.1)
2
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
3
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(404.2)
27
(296.9)
17
(187.4)
35
(385.9)
29
(328.7)
17
(193.4)
22
(250.5)
18
(206.0)
30
(326.9)
19
(208.1)
34
(370.5)
28
(299.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
83
(906.7)
111
(1,221)
122
(1,345)
66
(727.7)
31
(351.4)
47
(534.8)
44
(500.9)
89
(1,019)
121
(1,319)
218
(2,387)
49
(534.0)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
280
(3,059)
284
(3,123)
224
(2,469)
228
(2,514)
251
(2,845)
247
(2,811)
209
(2,379)
217
(2,484)
169
(1,842)
273
(2,990)
270
(2,942)
175
(1,873)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(152.9)
18
(198.0)
17
(187.4)
12
(132.3)
13
(147.4)
18
(204.8)
6
(68.3)
15
(171.7)
16
(174.3)
10
(109.5)
12
(130.8)
16
(171.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(43.7)
4
(44.0)
3
(33.1)
3
(33.1)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.8)
2
(21.8)
5
(54.8)
2
(21.8)
6
(64.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.4)325.2336.2275.1298.8268.1241.4239.3300.0306.3402.8287.6280.6

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City-data.com crime index in Chanute, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Kansas average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (19.5%), German (16.7%), Irish (11.7%), English (5.5%), Swedish (3.1%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,476 people per square mile   (low).

Chanute,KS real estate house value index trend

Chanute, Kansas map

182 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Kansas:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,362 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,273 (1.7%)

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)

Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 95.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,473 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,158 (76.0%)

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Chanute, KS in 2016
Distribution of house value in Chanute, KS in 2016
Chanute satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chanute, KS residents
Average permit cost in Chanute, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Chanute, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Chanute, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Chanute, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chanute, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Chanute-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 75% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 249.3 miles away from Chanute center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Chanute 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 215.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from Chanute center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 320.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 327.1 miles away from Chanute center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Neosho County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chanute topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chanute:

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

Airports and heliports located in Chanute:

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College/University in Chanute:

  • Neosho County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,635; Location: 800 W 14th St; Public; Website: www.neosho.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chanute:

  • Allen County Community College (about 19 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 46 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 65 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Emporia State University (about 65 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 68 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Baker University (about 78 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Butler Community College (about 79 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public high school in Chanute:

  • CHANUTE HIGH (Students: 616, Location: 1501 WEST 36TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Chanute:

  • CHANUTE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 58, Location: 1000 W 14TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chanute:

  • ROYSTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 426, Location: 400 W MAIN, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHANUTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 500 OSA MARTIN BOULEVARD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Chanute:

  • ST PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 409 S MALCOLM AVE, 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

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

Neosho 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 Chanute and their reported violations in the past:

CHANUTE, CITY OF (Population served: 9,161, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2012)
ALLEN CO RWD 10 (Population served: 125, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2010)
  • 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)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chanute that have no violations reported:

  • ALLEN CO RWD 13 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Chanute:

Marital status in Chanute, KS
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Chanute:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Chanute
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chanute, KS (based on Neosho County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,47514
Evangelical Protestant3,00021
Catholic2,5003
Black Protestant3092
Other1352
None7,093-
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: 4
This county:

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.
Kansas:

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%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
State:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chanute:

49.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chanute:

20.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chanute:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chanute:

34.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chanute, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 30$158,333$63,3330$0
Other and Unallocable 15$56,099$44,8797$5,208
Firefighters 15$65,563$52,4500$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$58,121$49,8182$4,088
Water Supply 13$54,365$50,1830$0
Streets and Highways 12$45,165$45,1650$0
Solid Waste Management 8$26,968$40,4521$649
Gas Supply 8$35,891$53,8370$0
Sewerage 8$33,571$50,3570$0
Parks and Recreation 7$25,064$42,9678$6,490
Financial Administration 6$24,463$48,9260$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$19,543$58,6290$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,432$73,7285$2,350
Police - Other 2$9,885$59,3109$5,255
Judicial and Legal 2$5,204$31,2241$1,430
Airports 1$3,532$42,3841$797
Fire - Other 1$3,025$36,3000$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 149$643,224$51,80334$26,267

Chanute government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $20,590,000 ($2274.13)
    Gas Utilities: $4,262,000 ($470.73)
    General - Other: $1,953,000 ($215.71)
    Police Protection: $1,457,000 ($160.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,302,000 ($143.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,101,000 ($121.60)
    Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($111.66)
    Regular Highways: $970,000 ($107.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $730,000 ($80.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $593,000 ($65.50)
    Libraries: $461,000 ($50.92)
    General Public Buildings: $373,000 ($41.20)
    Central Staff Services: $291,000 ($32.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $271,000 ($29.93)
    Air Transportation: $247,000 ($27.28)
    Financial Administration: $227,000 ($25.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,118,000 ($233.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $66,000 ($7.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($2.76)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,324,000 ($919.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.22)

Chanute government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,418,000 ($156.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $952,000 ($105.15)
    Other: $377,000 ($41.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000 ($25.18)
    Air Transportation: $106,000 ($11.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $439,000 ($48.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,490,000 ($164.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $171,000 ($18.89)
    Rents: $52,000 ($5.74)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,012,000 ($2652.09)
    Gas Utilities: $5,357,000 ($591.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,512,000 ($167.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $260,000 ($28.72)
    General Local Government Support: $65,000 ($7.18)
  • Tax - Property: $2,745,000 ($303.18)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,729,000 ($301.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $377,000 ($41.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($5.63)
    Other License: $36,000 ($3.98)

Chanute government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,848,000 ($4511.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $36,761,000 ($4060.19)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,423,000 ($3581.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,689,000 ($3168.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,389,000 ($1589.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,655,000 ($1176.83)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,087,000 ($451.40)

Chanute government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,578,000 ($1057.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,848,000 ($4511.60)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, KS  0.67% ($26,600 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.62% ($33,919)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.39% ($26,043)


7.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allen County, KS  0.80% ($32,958 average AGI)
to Wilson County, KS  0.75% ($43,089)
to Labette County, KS  0.55% ($30,091)
Businesses in Chanute, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike2
FedEx2Pizza Hut1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Super 81
JCPenney1True Value1
Knights Inn1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy2U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vans1
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's1

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.)
Chanute fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Chanute fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 73Number of bridges
  • 594ft / 181mTotal length
  • $9,859,000Total costs
  • 133,870Total average daily traffic
  • 24,695Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Chanute, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 321980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
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: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chanute, KS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chanute)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (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
Fire incident types in Chanute, KS

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chanute, KS
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chanute, KS
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Chanute compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Chanute on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 12 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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  • Jeb C. Griebat (1)
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