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Morris County

Population in 2012: 2,160 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 1,011  (46.8%)
Females: 1,149  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  45.9 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 66846.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,137 (it was $28,949 in 2000)
Council Grove:

$34,137
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,800

Council Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $69,108 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Council Grove:

$69,108
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,341; Detached houses: $78,427; Mobile homes: $44,226

Median gross rent in 2011: $478.

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  • White alone - 2,013 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 130 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Council Grove: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.5%), United States (11.6%), Irish (11.2%), English (10.8%), French (5.1%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 1233 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 1203 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Council Grove:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Council Grove city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

95 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  4.3%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Council Grove, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Council Grove to the number of sex offenders is 324 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,311 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,127 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (50.4 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (81.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (405.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dunlap, KS (3.0 miles) , Wilsey, KS (3.2 miles) , Parkerville, KS (3.4 miles) , Bushong, KS (3.5 miles) , Dwight, KS (3.7 miles ), Alta Vista, KS (3.7 miles ), White City, KS (4.0 miles ), Americus, KS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $64,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $237,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code: 620

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Crime rates in Council Grove by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000001
per 100,000 42.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.9
Robberies 001000000
per 100,000 0.00.043.80.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5413115051
per 100,000 213.2172.343.8132.7480.1222.80.0227.745.9
Burglaries 161411911101668
per 100,000 682.3603.2481.4398.1480.1445.6703.6273.2367.0
Thefts 304432294221242619
per 100,000 1279.31895.71400.41282.61833.3935.81055.41184.0871.6
Auto thefts 241420321
per 100,000 85.3172.343.8176.987.30.0131.991.145.9
Arson 420001110
per 100,000 170.686.20.00.00.044.644.045.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 183.3167.1115.6120.4210.9113.7102.5119.8110.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-1.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Council Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the Council Grove city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.0 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 72.0 miles away from Council Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Byron N. Scott - Lawyer and politician, John Jacob Rhodes - Politician, Mary Beck Briscoe - Federal judge.


Hospital/medical center in Council Grove:

  • MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 600 N WASHINGTON ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Council Grove, KS

Airports located in Council Grove:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Council Grove:

  • Emporia State University (about 25 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,068)
  • Kansas State University (about 37 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Washburn University (about 50 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Butler Community College (about 63 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of Kansas (about 71 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Wichita State University (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 88 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

Public high school in Council Grove:

Public elementary/middle school in Council Grove:

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Library in Council Grove:

  • COUNCIL GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,889; Location: 829 W. MAIN ST.; 23,640 books; 3 e-books; 1,426 audio materials; 1,887 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio Stations heard in Council Grove, Kansas. Add KNGM, 91.9 FM, Emporia

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Notable locations in Council Grove: Council Grove Country Club (A), Rolland Mark - Mark Grain Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (B), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop C - Morris (C), Morris County Sheriff's Department (D), Council Grove Police Department (E), Morris County Courthouse (F), Kaw Mission (G), Morris County Health Department (H), Trail Days Museum (I), Council Grove Public Library (J), Post Office Oak and Museum (K), Council Grove Fire Department (L), Morris County Senior Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Council Grove include: Council Grove United Methodist Church (A), Council Grove Christian Church (B), Berean Baptist Church (C), Calvary Lutheran Church (D), Community Christian Church (E), First Congregational United Church of Christ (F), Flint Hills Apostolic Church (G), Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Kaw Mission Museum (500 North Mission Street), Council Grove Convention & Visitors Bureau (212 West Main Street).

Hotels: Old Trail Motel (1219 Old USHighway 56), Cottage House Hotel-Motel (25 North Neosho Street), Aunt Jo's Gift Parlor (25 North Neosho Street), The Cottage House (25 North Neosho Street).

Courts: Morris County - District Court (501 West Main Street), Council Grove City - Municipal Court (303 West Main Street).

 
Morris 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 Council Grove and their reported violations in the past:

COUNCIL GROVE, CITY OF (Population served: 2275, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2005)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Notification, State - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: SWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005)
  • 6 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Council Grove, KS

62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Council Grove compared to Kansas state average:

Council Grove, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Council Grove (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Drovers Bank: Drive-In Facility, Farmers And Drovers Bank, West Main Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.0 mil, Deposits: $95.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers And Drovers Financial Corp
  • Emprise Bank: Council Grove Branch at 20 South Mission, branch established on 1878/08/21. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Council Grove travel time to work - commute


Council Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Council Grove (based on Morris County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.92%
Here52.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents31.9%27.9%19.4%6.1%14.8%
Congregations33.3%5.6%16.7%11.1%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: 2
Here:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Morris County:

11.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

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

13.5%
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 1$2,139$25,6681$677
Other Government Administration 1$4,494$53,9288$3,897
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,291
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,837$31,6742$1,227
Firefighters 0$0 19$2,214
Streets and Highways 8$11,229$16,8440$0
Health 0$0 1$500
Sewerage 2$3,921$23,5260$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,544$30,5281$801
Water Supply 3$7,492$29,9681$332
Other and Unallocable 2$5,373$32,2382$903
Totals for Government 24$53,029$26,51537$12,842

Council Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($128.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $233,000 ($107.87)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($105.56)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($92.59)
    Police Protection: $183,000 ($84.72)
    Financial Administration: $128,000 ($59.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($31.48)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($27.78)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($25.46)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($16.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($7.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($21.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($25.93)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($17.13)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($11.11)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($4.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.24)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $449,000 ($207.87)

Council Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $219,000 ($101.39)
    Sewerage: $173,000 ($80.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($31.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($18.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $122,000 ($56.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($20.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($12.96)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($3.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $330,000 ($152.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $573,000 ($265.28)
    Highways: $90,000 ($41.67)
    General Support: $53,000 ($24.54)
  • Tax - Property: $477,000 ($220.83)
    Public Utilities: $106,000 ($49.07)
    NEC: $41,000 ($18.98)

Council Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $924,000 ($427.78)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $260,000 ($120.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $371,000 ($171.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $745,000 ($344.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $68,000 ($31.48)

Council Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,036,000 ($479.63)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($5.09)

6.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Geary County, KS  0.98% ($22,571 average AGI)


7.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
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 Riley County, KS  1.10% ($19,000 average AGI)
to Lyon County, KS  0.73% ($20,375)
to Dickinson County, KS  0.69% ($33,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Council Grove:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Council Grove:

  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Council Grove:

  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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

Council Grove, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 101
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 152
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 37
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 254
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Council Grove fatal accident list:

Jun 8, 2004 09:19 PM, Sr-57, Us-56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 13, 1990 09:30 PM, Rrave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 1988 05:18 AM, Valley, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $477,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 422
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,652

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Council Grove, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Council Grove Tower, Ne 1/4 Se 1/4 S12 T16s R8e (Lat: 38.670833 Lon: -96.465278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 143.8 m, Call Sign: WPQR556
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Certifier: John Montgomery
    Registrant: Lin Media, One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (401) 454-2880, Fax: (401) 454-2817, Email:
  • COUNCIL GROVE, Lat: 38.660694 Lon: -96.490694, Call Sign: WQHK226
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2007, Expiration Date: 08/20/2017, Certifier: Danny Matthews
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 637-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • COUNCIL GROVE RELO, Old Hwy 4 (Lat: 38.669111 Lon: -96.467306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WQJC662
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2008, Expiration Date: 07/25/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • COUNCIL GROVE, Ne 1/4 Se 1/4 S12 T16s R8e (Lat: 38.670833 Lon: -96.465278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 143.8 m, Call Sign: KTQ45, Licensee ID: L00039550
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Mid Kansas Inc, 144 N. 7th Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-4367, Fax: (785) 825-2162, Email:
  • COUNCIL GRV, 210 W Main (Lat: 38.661667 Lon: -96.489167), Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WFY594
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/1985, Expiration Date: 09/10/1996, Cancellation Date: 09/10/1996
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 100 N Tucker Rm 9-B-8, St Louis, MO 63101

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Council Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: INFINITY 2002 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2106R , Serial Number: IPP2-115, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Rick L Richardson, 225 N Belfry St, Council Grove, KS 66846
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 757QT , Serial Number: R18201258, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Moxley Equipment Co Inc, 1852 S 200 Rd, Council Grove, KS 66846


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Council Grove


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

Most common first names in Council Grove, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3782.6 years
John3680.6 years
William3379.5 years
James3177.1 years
Charles2576.7 years
George2481.9 years
Clarence2078.5 years
Robert1873.5 years
Helen1881.7 years
Dorothy1680.4 years
Most common last names in Council Grove, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1780.6 years
Johnson1683.8 years
Davis1674.6 years
Peterson1481.4 years
Buchman1279.4 years
Schoof1084.9 years
Campbell1083.2 years
Litke1072.7 years
Carson1082.6 years
Burton1071.6 years
Businesses in Council Grove, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Council Grove on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
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