Climax, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 35  (51.2%)
Females: 35  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67045, 67137.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,884 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Climax:

$23,884
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,435 (it was $14,461 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $10,211 (it was $13,800 in 2000)
Climax:

$10,211
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $20,724; Detached houses: $19,239; Mobile homes: $23,000
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  • White alone - 71 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Climax: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (25.3%), French (17.5%), Irish (8.8%), German (5.5%), Dutch (2.8%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Climax:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Climax city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 98.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

4 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe).

This city:  5.1%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

Climax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (60.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Severy, KS (2.6 miles ), Eureka, KS (2.8 miles ), Fall River, KS (3.6 miles) , Toronto, KS (4.0 miles ), Howard, KS (4.2 miles ), Coyville, KS (4.2 miles) , Hamilton, KS (4.3 miles ), New Albany, KS (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 37.72 N, Longitude: 96.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Climax household income distribution Climax home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Information (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Climax, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Climax-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the Climax city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Climax-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.0 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 147.9 miles away from Climax center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 283.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from Climax 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 357.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Climax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Climax:

  • GREENWOOD CO HOSP HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • EUREKA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • PRAIRIE HILLS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • GREENWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; EUREKA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Climax:

  • Butler Community College (about 37 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Allen County Community College (about 48 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Emporia State University (about 48 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 55 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 59 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

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Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 52.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.6% of all households

Climax 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Climax city (based on Greenwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.22%
Here: 62.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents22.9%16.1%15.3%8.4%7.3%
Congregations27.3%6.1%12.1%9.1%3.0%
NameUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents6.3%5.2%4.7%2.0%11.8%
Congregations3.0%3.0%6.1%3.0%27.3%
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
Greenwood County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Greenwood County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

28.5%
Kansas:

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

12.5%
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$14
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$70
Totals for Government 0$0 8$84

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, KS  1.11% ($33,630 average AGI)
from Butler County, KS  1.02% ($24,120)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.98% ($32,875)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, KS  1.26% ($24,290 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.14% ($26,536)
to Lyon County, KS  0.65% ($19,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Climax:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Climax:

  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lynne Buskirk, Climax Site (Lat: 37.751861 Lon: -96.239889), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Neal Brown, Climax Site (Lat: 37.751861 Lon: -96.239889), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Climax Site (Lat: 37.751861 Lon: -96.239889), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Climax Site (Lat: 37.751861 Lon: -96.239889), Type: 90.5, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Climax Site (Lat: 37.751861 Lon: -96.239889), Type: 90.5, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0LKI, Licensee ID: L00193104
    Grant Date: 01/09/1990, Expiration Date: 01/09/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Jay D Brown, 4th & Center Sts, Climax, KS 67137

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