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Montgomery County

Population in 2012: 416 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
Males: 208  (50.1%)
Females: 208  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 67337, 67340.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $35,869 (it was $27,361 in 2000)
Dearing:

$35,869
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,988

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $44,879 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Dearing:

$44,879
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,838; Detached houses: $92,378; Mobile homes: $44,817

Median gross rent in 2011: $500.

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  • White alone - 399 (82.4%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (5.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dearing: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.1%), English (10.1%), United States (9.4%), Irish (8.0%), Portuguese (2.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 1342 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dearing:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dearing city:

  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

30 residents are foreign born ().

This city:  6.2%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $892 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $770 (2.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (65.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (300.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Coffeyville, KS (2.2 miles ), Tyro, KS (2.5 miles ), South Coffeyville, OK (2.6 miles ), Liberty, KS (3.0 miles) , Wann, OK (3.3 miles) , Independence, KS (3.4 miles ), Caney, KS (3.6 miles ), Havana, KS (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.06 N, Longitude: 95.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Dearing household income distribution Dearing home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Dearing-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Dearing city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Dearing center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Nate Barragar - Player of football.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dearing:

  • COFFEYVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL OF KANSAS INDEPENDENCE (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 9 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Dearing, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dearing:

  • Rogers State University (about 52 miles; Claremore, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,643)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 60 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Tulsa (about 65 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 67 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 69 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 72 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 74 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

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Notable locations in Dearing: Montgomery County Rural Fire District Station 2 (A), Dearing City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dearing: Dearing Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.76. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.76
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

DEARING, CITY OF (Population served: 452, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dearing, KS

Dearing compared to Kansas 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Dearing travel time to work - commute


Dearing mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dearing (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.89%
Here57.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents15.6%14.3%13.9%10.9%10.7%
Congregations14.1%16.5%4.7%8.2%4.7%
NameLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.7%5.6%5.0%3.4%15.0%
Congregations3.5%2.4%7.1%3.5%35.3%
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: 6
Here:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montgomery County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Montgomery County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
State:

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

13.8%
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$2,080$24,9600$0
Totals for Government 1$2,080$24,9600$0

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($199.52)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($76.92)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($50.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($48.08)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($45.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($9.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($4.81)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($115.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($45.67)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($4.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($12.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($230.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($31.25)
    General Support: $4,000 ($9.62)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($24.04)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($24.04)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $129,000 ($310.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $124,000 ($298.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($14.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $186,000 ($447.12)

6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Wilson County, KS  0.46% ($26,804 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.36% ($24,295)
from Nowata County, OK  0.33% ($24,512)


7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Crawford County, KS  0.42% ($15,423 average AGI)
to Washington County, OK  0.41% ($36,608)
to Labette County, KS  0.41% ($35,480)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dearing:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIND (1010 AM; 0 kW; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWON (1400 AM; 1 kW; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dearing:

  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KEOJ (101.1 FM; CANEY, KS; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KIND-FM (102.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KRIG-FM (104.9 FM; NOWATA, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dearing:

  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K04EJ (Channel 4; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: COFFEYVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dearing)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 300 Main (Lat: 37.060639 Lon: -95.704417), Call Sign: WFR472, Licensee ID: L00026422
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2004, Expiration Date: 06/08/2014
    Registrant: County Of Montgomery, Independence, KS 67301, Phone: (620) 330-1170
  • Elm & Highland (Lat: 37.058139 Lon: -95.706639), Call Sign: KNGA777
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • MP 459.5, Mp 459.5 Coff Sub 3 Mi N (Lat: 37.085361 Lon: -95.747167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPBM814
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz, 161.220 MHz, 161.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.75 Mi N & .67 Mi W (Lat: 37.107861 Lon: -95.723028), Structure height: 73 m, Call Sign: KPE713, Licensee ID: L00123868
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/1986, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Kggf-Kusn, Inc., Box 4584, Springfield, MO 65808
  • 3.76 Mi N. & ,67 Mi W. (Lat: 37.107861 Lon: -95.723028), Structure height: 74 m, Call Sign: KPL469
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/1991, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Kggf-Kusn, Inc., P.O. Box 1087, Coffeyville, KS 67337

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0DSJ
    Grant Date: 06/05/1997, Expiration Date: 06/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2009
    Registrant: Larry D Dunnegan, Dearing, KS 67340


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Dearing


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Most common first names in Dearing, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles673.5 years
Anna480.8 years
James471.2 years
Joseph477.0 years
Mary482.2 years
Hazel376.6 years
Frank377.7 years
George379.3 years
John375.0 years
Roy387.3 years
Most common last names in Dearing, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith975.5 years
Johnson467.2 years
Coble481.2 years
Thomas478.0 years
Hoey373.7 years
Brewer390.4 years
Jones372.0 years
Pollett372.3 years
Rogers378.9 years
Scott378.7 years

Dearing on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives"
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