Dearing, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 414 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 204  (49.5%)
Females: 210  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67340.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,501 (it was $27,361 in 2000)
Dearing:

$36,501
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,731 (it was $12,745 in 2000)

Dearing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,163 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Dearing:

$46,163
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,956; Detached houses: $81,002; Mobile homes: $54,654

Median gross rent in 2013: $577.

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  • Races in Dearing, KS (2013)

    Dearing races chart
    • 37680.9%White alone
    • 449.5%Asian alone
    • 183.9%Two or more races
    • 112.4%Hispanic
    • 91.9%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dearing: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), United States (8.8%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.2%), Italian (4.0%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,336 people per square mile   (low).

Dearing, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Dearing:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dearing city:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,091 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $740 (2.3%)

Dearing satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Dearing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dearing, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dearing-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 111% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.8 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 234.5 miles away from Dearing center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 235.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.7 miles away from Dearing center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 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 Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dearing topographic map

Birthplace of: Nate Barragar - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dearing:

  • WINDSOR PLACE LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • OXFORD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • COFFEYVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • GREAT PLAINS REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES COFFEYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COFFEYVILLE, KS)
  • GLENWOOD ESTATE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)
  • HEATHERWOOD ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dearing:

  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 49 miles; Miami, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Rogers State University (about 52 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 60 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Allen County Community College (about 64 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • University of Tulsa (about 65 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 67 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 69 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/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.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dearing that have no violations reported:

  • DEARING, CITY OF (Population served: 416, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 29.4% 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

Dearing compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Kansas average:

11.3

Dearing travel time to work - commute Dearing mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dearing city (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,08363
Mainline Protestant4,90423
Catholic2,9004
Other8263
Black Protestant4316
None16,327-
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: 6
Montgomery County:

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.
State:

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
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.6%
Kansas:

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

13.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,387$28,6440$0
Totals for Government 1$2,387$28,6440$0

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($200.48)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($77.29)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($50.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($48.31)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($45.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($9.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($4.83)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($115.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($45.89)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($4.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($12.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($231.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($31.40)
    General Support: $4,000 ($9.66)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($24.15)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($24.15)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $129,000 ($311.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $124,000 ($299.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($14.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $186,000 ($449.28)

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wilson County, KS  0.31% ($24,921 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.28% ($31,657)
from Washington County, OK  0.28% ($29,800)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, OK  0.43% ($29,889 average AGI)
to Labette County, KS  0.36% ($22,156)
to Wilson County, KS  0.36% ($21,378)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 80Total average daily traffic
  • 88Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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

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