For population 25 years and over in Claflin:
For population 15 years and over in Claflin city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,017 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (87.3 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (408.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bushton, KS (2.8 miles ), Holyrood, KS (2.8 miles ), Ellinwood, KS (3.5 miles ), Lorraine, KS (3.5 miles) , Hoisington, KS (3.6 miles ), Frederick, KS (3.8 miles) , Susank, KS (3.9 miles) , Chase, KS (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 98.54 W
Area code: 620
Crime rates in Claflin (2004):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Claflin (2006):
Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-2.6%).
Work and jobs in Claflin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Claflin, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Claflin-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Claflin city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.
On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Claflin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 65.9 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 57.0 miles away from Claflin center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Claflin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Barton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Andrew Frank Schoeppel - Politician.
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Public high school in Claflin:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Claflin and their reported violations in the past:CLAFLIN, CITY OF (Population served: 688, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.4%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Claflin compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Claflin (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Claflin (based on Barton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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Claflin government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,975 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,435 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Claflin fatal accident list:
Sep 18, 2000 09:30 PM, 3rd Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Claflin)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Claflin)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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