Council Grove, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,051 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 983  (48.0%)
Females: 1,068  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66846.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,207 (it was $28,949 in 2000)
Council Grove:

$40,207
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,680 (it was $20,189 in 2000)

Council Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,616 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Council Grove:

$89,616
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Council Grove: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Council Grove, KS (2010)
    • 2,01392.3%White alone
    • 1306.0%Hispanic
    • 231.1%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Council Grove, Kansas as of September 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Council Grove is 469 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Council Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(132.7)
11
(480.1)
5
(222.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(227.7)
1
(45.9)
6
(278.6)
5
(238.3)
3
(143.7)
1
(48.4)
8
(392.0)
3
(147.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(398.1)
11
(480.1)
10
(445.6)
16
(703.6)
6
(273.2)
8
(367.0)
14
(650.0)
9
(429.0)
4
(191.7)
12
(580.3)
2
(98.0)
4
(197.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,283)
42
(1,833)
21
(935.8)
24
(1,055)
26
(1,184)
19
(871.6)
33
(1,532)
27
(1,287)
20
(958.3)
26
(1,257)
11
(539.0)
9
(443.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(176.9)
2
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(131.9)
2
(91.1)
1
(45.9)
2
(92.9)
1
(47.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(145.1)
1
(49.0)
1
(49.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
1
(44.0)
1
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)119.9210.0113.2102.0119.3110.1169.9133.080.5112.2110.7104.4

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City-data.com crime index in Council Grove, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: American (32.7%), German (17.8%), English (15.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.0%), Italian (2.0%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 1233 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,143 people per square mile   (low).

Council Grove, Kansas map

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,985 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,317 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Council Grove, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Council Grove, KS in 2017
Council Grove satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $292,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Council Grove, KS residents
Average permit cost in Council Grove, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Council Grove, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Rail transportation (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Council Grove, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Council Grove, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Council Grove, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Council Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 82% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from Council Grove 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 276.7 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 336.9 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 338.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 392.9 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 Morris County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Council Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Council Grove:

  • MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 600 N WASHINGTON ST)
  • COUNCIL GROVE HEALTHCARE CENTER (400 SUNSET DR)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR OF COUNCIL GROVE (400 SUNSET DR P O BOX 319)

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: 4,687)
  • Kansas State University (about 37 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Washburn University (about 50 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Butler Community College (about 63 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • University of Kansas (about 71 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 71 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Council Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Council Grove:

  • COUNCIL GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432, Location: 706 EAST MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • COUNCIL GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 15 N. 8TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Council Grove

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

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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).

Birthplace of: Byron N. Scott - Lawyer and politician, John Jacob Rhodes - Politician, Mary Beck Briscoe - Federal judge.

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: 2,160, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • 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 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 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 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)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2008)
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Council Grove:

Marital status in Council Grove, KS
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Council Grove:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Council Grove
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,57211
Evangelical Protestant9497
Catholic9001
None2,502-
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: 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.
Kansas:

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:
This county:

10.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

28.7%
Kansas:

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

13.5%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.2%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Council Grove:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Council Grove:

53.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Council Grove:

74.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Council Grove, KS Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 7$23,696$40,6222$1,256
Streets and Highways 7$19,293$33,0740$0
Water Supply 6$20,725$41,4500$0
Sewerage 5$17,271$41,4500$0
Financial Administration 2$4,718$28,3081$611
Parks and Recreation 2$5,099$30,5940$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,040$72,4807$4,045
Police - Other 1$3,903$46,8360$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,110
Firefighters 0$0 14$4,849
Totals for Government 31$100,745$38,99825$11,871

Council Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $114,000 ($55.58)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($16.58)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($4.39)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $547,000 ($266.70)
    Police Protection: $296,000 ($144.32)
    Central Staff Services: $221,000 ($107.75)
    Sewerage: $112,000 ($54.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($37.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($35.59)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($35.59)
    Health - Other: $47,000 ($22.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $43,000 ($20.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($14.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($18.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,607,000 ($783.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($25.84)

Council Grove government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $240,000 ($117.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($73.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $782,000 ($381.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Gas Utilities: $56,000 ($27.30)
    Highways: $22,000 ($10.73)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.95)
  • Tax - Property: $763,000 ($372.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $763,000 ($372.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $79,000 ($38.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $45,000 ($21.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.46)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.49)

Council Grove government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,304,000 ($1610.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,304,000 ($1610.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000,000 ($975.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,000 ($160.90)

4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Council Grove, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

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.)
Council Grove fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Council Grove fatal accident list:

Nov 1, 2016 02:55 PM, Us-56, Lat: 38.652775, Lon: -96.534611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 2015 04:02 PM, Sr-177, Lat: 38.816067, Lon: -96.501386, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 2013 11:05 PM, Us-56, Lat: 38.666789, Lon: -96.412747, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 2004 09:19 PM, Sr-57, Us-56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 15, 2004 03:48 PM, Sr-177, A Avenue, Lat: 38.651504, Lon: -96.488505, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 308ft / 93.9mTotal length
  • $1,956,000Total costs
  • 16,815Total average daily traffic
  • 1,344Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,055Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Council Grove, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Council Grove, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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: 06/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2017, Certifier: John Montgomery, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc, 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:
  • COUNCIL GROVE, Lat: 38.660694 Lon: -96.490694, Call Sign: WQHK226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2017, Expiration Date: 08/20/2027, Certifier: Danny Matthews, Registrant: Tfmcomm Inc, 125 Sw Jackson, Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 233-2343, Fax: (785) 234-6848, Email:
  • COUNCIL GROVE RELO, 1492 Old Hwy 4 (Lat: 38.669111 Lon: -96.467306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 139.6 m, Overall height: 142.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/25/2028, 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:
  • A5J0045I, 1490 Old Hwy 4 (A5j0045i) (Lat: 38.667806 Lon: -96.467333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WQWN591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BUSHONG, 3451 Road C Council Grove Ks (Lat: 38.663444 Lon: -96.285806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQZQ489, Licensee ID: L00942122,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2017, Expiration Date: 07/06/2027, Certifier: Jon Lightle, Registrant: Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC, 3001 New Way, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 621-3600, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2014, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Moxley Equipment Co Inc, 1852 S 200 Rd, Council Grove, KS 66846

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of reported fires - 66 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Council Grove, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.2%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Council Grove, KS
    • 22766.2%Outside Fires
    • 7321.3%Structure Fires
    • 226.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 216.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Council Grove, KS
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Council Grove, KS
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood


Council Grove compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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