Delia, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 170 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 79  (46.9%)
Females: 91  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  26.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66418

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,323 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Delia:

$58,323
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,081 (it was $14,665 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,967 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Delia:

$74,967
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $66,194; Detached houses: $70,129; Mobile homes: $47,087

Median gross rent in 2016: $764.

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  • Races in Delia, KS (2010)

    Delia races chart
    • 14384.6%White alone
    • 1710.1%American Indian alone
    • 63.6%Two or more races
    • 31.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Delia: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), American (13.9%), Irish (9.7%), Yugoslavian (5.6%), French (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,492 people per square mile   (low).

Delia, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Delia:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delia city:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 3.4%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Delia, Kansas as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Delia to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,137 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $782 (1.1%)

Delia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (20.2 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (76.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (447.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: St. Marys, KS (2.5 miles ), Emmett, KS (2.6 miles ), Rossville, KS (2.7 miles ), Willard, KS (3.2 miles) , Silver Lake, KS (3.3 miles ), Maple Hill, KS (3.4 miles ), Belvue, KS (3.4 miles ), Hoyt, KS (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.24 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Area code: 785

Delia household income distribution Delia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (49%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (38%)
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Average climate in Delia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delia-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Delia city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 438.4 miles away from Delia center
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 221.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 377.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Delia 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 382.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Delia:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ONAGA LTCU (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ST MARYS, KS)
  • ROSSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROSSVILLE, KS)
  • ROSSVILLE VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROSSVILLE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delia:

  • Washburn University (about 20 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 34 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Kansas (about 44 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 53 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Highland Community College (about 57 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Emporia State University (about 59 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 66 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

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Notable location: Delia Rural Fire District 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.3%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 96.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Delia city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,48717
Evangelical Protestant1,75311
Catholic1,2612
Other1983
None7,763-
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: 5
Jackson County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Jackson County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.1%
Kansas:

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

14.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Delia:

42.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Delia:

20.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Delia:

8.3%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Delia:

34.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Delia:

52.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delia, KS Residents
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 0$0 2$700
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$199
Totals for Government 0$0 3$899

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($223.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($41.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($23.53)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($17.65)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($11.76)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($5.88)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($5.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($52.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($58.82)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($41.18)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($23.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($47.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($217.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($29.41)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.65)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($41.18)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $97,000 ($570.59)

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Shawnee County, KS  2.10% ($35,486 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.37% ($25,579)
from Nemaha County, KS  0.35% ($35,889)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Shawnee County, KS  3.00% ($31,796 average AGI)
to Riley County, KS  0.23% ($22,500)
to Brown County, KS  0.19% ($29,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delia:

  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOP (1490 AM; 1 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delia:

  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • K205CS (88.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMK-LP (98.3 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: ST. MARYS ACADEMY HOME STUDY SCHOOL ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delia:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 88.16, Mp 88.16, Kansas Sub (Lat: 39.237167 Lon: -95.963833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNWY984
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.740 MHz, 161.175 MHz, 161.520 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 07/10/2021, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Lat: 39.240528 Lon: -95.966889, Call Sign: WQTS629
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.785 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2014, Expiration Date: 04/03/2024, Certifier: Jim HouseRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG0JG, Licensee ID: L00754507, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/28/2023, Certifier: Rebecca M Penrod, Registrant: Rebecca M Penrod, 4371 102nd Road, Delia, KS 66418
  • Call Sign: N2RFV, Licensee ID: L00598363, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Registrant: Vincent Crisanti, 16980 C Road, Delia, KS 66418

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8648G , Serial Number: 15066728, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Keith D Smith, 16345 C Rd, Delia, KS 66418

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

DELIA, CITY OF (Population served: 169, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-06-2007 to APR-08-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2012)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Delia

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Delia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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