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Population in 2012: 275 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.7%
 

Males: 130  (47.3%)
Females: 145  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  46.1 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66939.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,721 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Courtland:

$32,721
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,188

Courtland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,848 (it was $24,500 in 2000)
Courtland:

$40,848
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,558; Detached houses: $55,421; Townhouses or other attached units: $18,226; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $18,226; Mobile homes: $27,505

Median gross rent in 2012: $342.

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  • White alone - 281 (98.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Courtland: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Swedish (25.6%), German (23.7%), English (8.4%), Czech (7.4%), Irish (6.9%), United States (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1499 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,024 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Courtland:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Courtland city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Courtland, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Courtland to the number of sex offenders is 275 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $808 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $750 (2.0%)

Courtland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (95.9 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (486.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Formoso, KS (2.3 miles) , Scandia, KS (2.5 miles ), Republic, KS (3.2 miles) , Randall, KS (3.5 miles) , Jamestown, KS (3.6 miles ), Webber, KS (3.6 miles) , Belleville, KS (3.8 miles ), Jewell, KS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

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Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 97.90 W

Area code: 785

Courtland household income distribution Courtland home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Courtland-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Courtland city center .

On 5/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Courtland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Courtland center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Republic County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Courtland:

  • CHEYENNE LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JAMESTOWN, KS)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • REPUBLIC COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 15 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Courtland, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Courtland:

  • Central Community College (about 81 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • Kansas State University (about 82 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 90 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 96 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 98 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 100 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 119 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

Public elementary/middle schools in Courtland:

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Library in Courtland:

  • COURTLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,102; Location: 403 MAIN ST.; 5,957 books; 43 audio materials; 216 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Courtland: Republic County Rural Fire District 12 (A), Courtland Community Library (B), Courtland City Hall (C), Courtland Volunteer Fire Department (D), Courtland Community Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Courtland include: Courtland United Methodist Church (A), Courtland Covenant Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Republic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Courtland and their reported violations in the past:

COURTLAND, CITY OF (Population served: 291, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-25-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-09-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.3%

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Courtland, KS

Courtland compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Courtland (2011 data):

  • Swedish-American State Bank: at 324 Liberty Street, branch established on 1913/03/13. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $40.9 mil, Deposits: $34.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Swedish-American Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Courtland travel time to work - commute


Courtland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Courtland city (based on Republic County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.38%
Here68.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents32.2%21.1%15.1%9.4%22.3%
Congregations30.4%17.4%13.0%13.0%26.1%
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
Republic County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Republic County:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Republic County:

28.7%
State:

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

16.8%
State:

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 0$0 2$372
Other Government Administration 1$1,168$14,0166$210
Firefighters 0$0 6$30
Water Supply 1$1,612$19,3440$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$315
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 2$2,780$16,68016$1,002

Courtland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $72,000 ($261.82)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($240.00)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($134.55)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($116.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($83.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($69.09)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($29.09)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($21.82)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($14.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($174.55)

Courtland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $36,000 ($130.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($76.36)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($36.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($25.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($58.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($87.27)
    Rents: $3,000 ($10.91)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($145.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($21.82)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($334.55)
    Public Utilities: $14,000 ($50.91)

Courtland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,000 ($29.09)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $30,000 ($109.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($109.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($29.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($178.18)

4.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Cloud County, KS  0.77% ($22,625 average AGI)
from Washington County, KS  0.48% ($21,200)


6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Cloud County, KS  0.86% ($31,611 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Courtland:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KNCK (1390 AM; 1 kW; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRFS (1600 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: CK BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Courtland:

  • K294AI (106.7 FM; SCANDIA, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KREP (92.1 FM; BELLEVILLE, KS; Owner: FIRST REPUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Courtland:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • cicily wallace, Country Road 6 (Lat: 39.799889 Lon: -97.838000), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 20157 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Gasa5reg
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, Country Road 6 (Lat: 39.799889 Lon: -97.838000), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 20157 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Gasa5reg

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 410 Main (Lat: 39.782500 Lon: -97.895333), Call Sign: KBN297
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2011, Expiration Date: 11/13/2021
    Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:
  • Corner Of Main & Union Sts (Lat: 39.783333 Lon: -97.883667), Call Sign: KAL250
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2004, Expiration Date: 06/08/2014
    Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KF0JV, Previous Call Sign: N0LNM, Licensee ID: L00214256
    Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 05/29/2020, Certifier: Jerald M File
    Registrant: Jerald M File, Rr 1, Courtland, KS 66939
  • Call Sign: W0FYX, Licensee ID: L00041271
    Grant Date: 11/21/2006, Expiration Date: 02/18/2017, Certifier: Chester L Garman
    Registrant: Chester L Garman, 306 Washington, Courtland, KS 66939
  • Call Sign: W0INW
    Grant Date: 02/23/1988, Expiration Date: 02/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2000
    Registrant: Quentin R Engwall, 603 Freedom, Courtland, KS 66939


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

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Most common first names in Courtland, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John972.8 years
Elmer774.3 years
Dorothy578.4 years
Clarence583.0 years
James575.1 years
Carl481.2 years
Anna486.7 years
Arthur478.8 years
Lloyd487.7 years
Mary483.5 years
Most common last names in Courtland, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1781.7 years
Nelson1480.1 years
Anderson783.6 years
Sothers775.3 years
Lindberg685.0 years
Freeman584.0 years
Smies580.0 years
Carlson483.5 years
Freed483.7 years
Boyles474.5 years

Courtland on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #64 (66939) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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