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|Median resident age:||46.8 years|
|Kansas median age:||36.2 years|
Zip codes: 66725.
Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,355 (it was $14,937 in 2000)
Columbus city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $70,386 (it was $45,100 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $99,264; Detached houses: $105,130; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,708; Mobile homes: $53,489
Median gross rent in 2015: $578.
Races in Columbus, KS (2010)
- 3,02491.3%White alone
- 1043.1%Two or more races
- 882.7%American Indian alone
- 160.5%Black alone
- 90.3%Asian alone
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Ancestries: American (28.2%), English (12.8%), Italian (10.0%), German (9.1%), Irish (4.9%), Swedish (3.0%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 910 feet
Land area: 2.41 square miles.
Population density: 1,321 people per square mile(low).
For population 25 years and over in Columbus:
- High school or higher: 83.7%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
- Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
- Unemployed: 5.0%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Columbus city:
- Never married: 23.8%
- Now married: 56.5%
- Separated: 0.3%
- Widowed: 7.1%
- Divorced: 12.3%
86 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Columbus, Kansas as of July 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbus to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,328 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $933 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (84.6 miles , pop. 58,047).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (94.2 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (321.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Scammon, KS (2.7 miles ), Roseland, KS (2.8 miles) , West Mineral, KS (3.0 miles ), Riverton, KS (3.2 miles ), Weir, KS (3.2 miles ), Lowell, KS (3.4 miles ), Baxter Springs, KS (3.4 miles ), Treece, KS (3.4 miles) .
Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 94.84 W
Area code: 620
|Crime rates in Columbus by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.5)||154.8||247.5||229.7||162.0||211.8||218.0||208.6||130.3||132.1||115.2||200.9||174.2||210.1||250.6|
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Crime rate in Columbus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||1.90|
Unemployment by year (%)
- Manufacturing (27%)
- Construction (22%)
- Other services, except public administration (12%)
- Retail trade (10%)
- Educational services (6%)
- Health care and social assistance (6%)
- Accommodation and food services (5%)
- Health care and social assistance (38%)
- Accommodation and food services (12%)
- Manufacturing (9%)
- Retail trade (8%)
- Educational services (7%)
- Transportation and warehousing (6%)
- Public administration (6%)
- Production occupations (20%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
- Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
- Management occupations (7%)
- Sales and related occupations (6%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
- Healthcare support occupations (9%)
- Personal care and service occupations (9%)
- Health technologists and technicians (9%)
- Material moving occupations (7%)
Average climate in Columbus, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Columbus-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/27/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Columbus city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 350 people and caused $61 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Columbus-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% 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 200.8 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 201.9 miles away from Columbus 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 272.7 miles away from the city 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 280.8 miles away from the city 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 195.3 miles away from Columbus 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 292.4 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 Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Doro Merande - Film.
Hospitals and medical centers in Columbus:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus:
- Pittsburg State University (about 17 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
- Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 21 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
- Missouri Southern State University (about 22 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
- Crowder College (about 37 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
- Allen County Community College (about 62 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
- NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 68 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
- John Brown University (about 70 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
Public high school in Columbus:
- COLUMBUS HIGH (Students: 394, Location: 124 S HIGH SCHOOL AVENUE, Grades: 8-12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Columbus:
User submitted facts and corrections:
- Columbus, Kansas is a 100% fiber optic community, with fiber connectivity to every home and business in the city. Broadband voice,video and data are available over the fiber.
Notable locations in Columbus: Farmers Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Columbus Police Department (B), Cherokee County Courthouse (C), Cherokee County Ambulance Association Columbus Station (D), Cherokee County Health Department (E), Columbus Museum (F), Columbus Public Library (G), Columbus City Hall (H), Columbus Public Works Department (I), Columbus Fire Department (J), Columbus Chamber of Commerce (K). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Columbus include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (F), Columbus Church of Christ (G), Columbus Church of the Nazarene (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attraction: Cherokee County Kansas Genealogicalhstrcl SCTY Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 South Ten).
Hotels: The Inn On Walnut Street (111 West Walnut Street), Budget Inn (401 N East Ave), Maple Common (Ip) (120 E Maple St), Meriwether Bed & Breakfast (1117 South Highschool Avenue).
Courts: Cherokee County - District Judge- Court Room (Courthouse), Cherokee County - Clerk Of District Court- District Clerk (Courthouse), District Magistrate Court (Court House), Cherokee County - Court Reporter (Courthouse Rm RM), County District Court Services (110 West Maple Street).
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.2. This is about average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00937. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.3 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
- Gay men: 0.1% of all households
People in group quarters in Columbus in 2000:
- 96 people in nursing homes
- 34 people in other group homes
- 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Banks with branches in Columbus (2011 data):
- The Exchange State Bank of St. Paul, Kansas: Columbus Branch at 209 Northeast Avenue, branch established on 1999/02/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.0 mil, Deposits: $58.3 mil, headquarters in St. Paul, KS, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Kansas Bancshares, Inc.
- Commerce Bank: West Maple Branch at 137 W Maple St, branch established on 1897/05/20. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
- Labette Bank: Columbus Branch at 101 East Maple Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $328.7 mil, Deposits: $288.3 mil, headquarters in Altamont, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Labette County Bankshares, Inc.
- American Bank of Baxter Springs: Columbus Branch at 810 East Maple, branch established on 1999/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.3 mil, Deposits: $101.7 mil, headquarters in Baxter Springs, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancshares, Inc.
Educational Attainment (%) in 2015
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015
Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Columbus city (based on Cherokee County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Cherokee County:||2.82 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||1.96 / 10,000 pop.|
|Cherokee County:||4.69 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||3.84 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||6.10 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.33 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)|
|Function||Full-time employees||Monthly full-time payroll||Average yearly full-time wage||Part-time employees||Monthly part-time payroll|
|Other Government Administration||2||$4,977||$29,862||11||$985|
|Judicial and Legal||1||$2,265||$27,180||1||$1,000|
|Police Protection - Officers||9||$24,400||$32,533||2||$558|
|Streets and Highways||4||$8,420||$25,260||0||$0|
|Solid Waste Management||0||$0||3||$3,766|
|Parks and Recreation||1||$2,181||$26,172||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||1||$2,701||$32,412||0||$0|
|Totals for Government||28||$71,023||$30,438||33||$10,107|
Columbus government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
- Construction - General - Other: $256,000 ($80.35)
- Current Operations - Water Utilities: $542,000 ($170.12)
Police Protection: $367,000 ($115.19)
Local Fire Protection: $335,000 ($105.15)
General - Other: $327,000 ($102.64)
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $294,000 ($92.28)
Regular Highways: $257,000 ($80.67)
Sewerage: $233,000 ($73.13)
Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($62.77)
Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($54.93)
Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($32.64)
Libraries: $67,000 ($21.03)
Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000 ($16.32)
Health - Other: $37,000 ($11.61)
- General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($10.99)
- Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($15.69)
Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($14.44)
General - Other: $30,000 ($9.42)
Police Protection: $14,000 ($4.39)
- Total Salaries and Wages: $319,000 ($100.13)
Columbus government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
- Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $260,000 ($81.61)
Solid Waste Management: $203,000 ($63.72)
Sewerage: $188,000 ($59.01)
Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($7.53)
- Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($2.51)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $246,000 ($77.21)
All Other: $29,000 ($9.10)
- Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $108,000 ($33.90)
Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($16.32)
Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($15.07)
Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.94)
Rents: $3,000 ($0.94)
Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.31)
- Revenue - Water Utilities: $615,000 ($193.03)
- State Intergovernmental - Highways: $99,000 ($31.07)
All Other: $41,000 ($12.87)
General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($3.45)
- Tax - Property: $682,000 ($214.06)
General Sales and Gross Receipts: $457,000 ($143.44)
Public Utilities Sales: $171,000 ($53.67)
Other License: $18,000 ($5.65)
Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.63)
Columbus government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000 ($282.49)
Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $863,000 ($270.87)
Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,000 ($97.93)
Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000 ($86.32)
Columbus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
- Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,502,000 ($471.44)
- Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,000 ($8.47)
5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,133 average adjusted gross income)
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 Jasper County, MO||1.35% ($25,960 average AGI)|
|from Crawford County, KS||0.86% ($24,254)|
|from Ottawa County, OK||0.46% ($23,794)|
6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,331 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus:
- KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
- WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
- KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
- KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
- KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
- KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
- KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
- KVIS (910 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Columbus:
- KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
- KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
- KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
- KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
- KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
- KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KGLC (100.9 FM; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Columbus:
- KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
- KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
- KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
- K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
- K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
- KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
- K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
- K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)
Columbus fatal accident list:
Mar 27, 1998 02:41 AM, Maple, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 17, 1998 02:21 PM, Kansas Avenue, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1995 07:40 AM, Maple, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1990 00:10 AM, U69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 3, 1984 04:55 PM, 69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 7Number of bridges
- 11m36ftTotal length
- $460,000Total costs
- 14,620Total average daily traffic
- 1,333Total average daily truck traffic
- 17,696Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbus)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
- 600 E Bethlehem Rd (Lat: 37.185889 Lon: -94.834667), Call Sign: WPQF899
Assigned Frequencies: 466.637 MHz, 467.012 MHz, 468.412 MHz, 468.662 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: Aaron HobartRegistrant: Western Communications, 300 N Main, Butler, MO 64730, Phone: (660) 679-4184, Fax: (660) 679-4184, Email:
- L1 MOBILES, Lat: 37.174944 Lon: -94.837833, Call Sign: KAN315
Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 160.920 MHz, 161.340 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
- Railroad Milepost 146.22 (Lat: 37.191167 Lon: -94.832444), Call Sign: WNQH581
Assigned Frequencies: 457.375 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/1999, Expiration Date: 09/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2002Registrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
- Lat: 37.161667 Lon: -94.843611, Call Sign: WPTB740
Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2001, Expiration Date: 08/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Terry L ClugstonRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
- Columbus, Bnsf Depot; N. Railroad Blvd. (Lat: 37.172222 Lon: -94.841667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQFK464
Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/2006, Expiration Date: 08/04/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2012, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
- Lat: 37.689167 Lon: -95.958333, Call Sign: WQGY430
Assigned Frequencies: 461.300 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2007, Expiration Date: 05/23/2017, Certifier: Darell W BoyesRegistrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
- Lat: 37.166111 Lon: -94.833333, Call Sign: WQXM205
Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 457.812 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/2016, Expiration Date: 04/12/2026, Certifier: Tom HollandRegistrant: Dfw Communications, Inc., 501 Duncan Perry Road, Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (972) 730-4339, Fax: (817) 284-8369, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbus)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
- Aircraft: AMYX B/POWRACHUTE CORP POWRACHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-jet
N-Number: 15XS , Serial Number: 001JET
Registrant (Individual): Bill Amyx, 1103 S Park Dr, Columbus, KS 66725
- Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
N-Number: 5760H , Serial Number: 16-372, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1957
Registrant (Co-Owned): Jarold A Pickering, 6495 Se Clem Rd, Columbus, KS 66725, Other Owners: Lois A Pickering, Philip E Peterson, Janet E Peterson
- Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
N-Number: 8868S , Serial Number: 15062168, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1965
Registrant (Individual): John N Meriwether, 1101 S Highschool Ave, Columbus, KS 66725
Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbus and their reported violations in the past:COLUMBUS, CITY OF (Population served: 3,250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:CHEROKEE CO RWD 3 (Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
- One minor monitoring violation
Past monitoring violations:
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2013)
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbus that have no violations reported:
- CHEROKEE CO RWD 6 (Population served: 293, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 243
- Hazardous Condition: 18
- Service Call: 2
- Good Intent Call: 10
Incident types - Columbus
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Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (70%)
- Electricity (28%)
- Wood (2%)
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Columbus 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 significantly below state average.
- Median age above state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2017.