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Doniphan County

Population in 2012: 147 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.0%
Males: 73  (50.0%)
Females: 74  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 66017

Estimated median household income in 2011: $45,365 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Denton:

$45,365
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $22,250

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $66,961 (it was $42,300 in 2000)
Denton:

$66,961
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,351; Detached houses: $82,351

Median gross rent in 2011: $533.

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  • White alone - 139 (93.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Denton: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.4%), English (17.6%), Irish (11.5%), United States (5.5%), Swedish (3.3%), Norwegian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1078 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1017 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Denton:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denton city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $850 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $680 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (23.1 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (59.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Severance, KS (1.6 miles) , Leona, KS (2.2 miles) , Huron, KS (2.8 miles) , Highland, KS (3.0 miles ), Everest, KS (3.0 miles ), Robinson, KS (3.1 miles ), Troy, KS (3.2 miles ), Lancaster, KS (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.73 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 785

Denton household income distribution Denton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+12.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (16%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)


Average climate in Denton, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Denton-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Denton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1967, a category F3 tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 94% 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 64.1 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 18.9 miles away from Denton center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, 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 Denton:

  • ATCHISON HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; ATCHISON, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Denton, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denton:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 26 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • Grantham University (about 47 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 48 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 51 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Washburn University (about 54 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Kansas (about 54 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)

Public elementary/middle schools in Denton:

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Notable locations in Denton: Agricultural Partners Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Doniphan County Fire District 3 Denton (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Doniphan 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.90. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.90
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.0%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Denton 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Denton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Denton: Bank Of Denton at 510 Main Street, branch established on 1894/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $13.6 mil, Deposits: $10.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Denton (based on Doniphan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Community Church of Christ
Adherents19.4%17.6%16.5%8.7%8.0%
Congregations9.1%18.2%27.3%4.5%4.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.6%6.5%5.8%3.2%6.8%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%18.2%
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: 5
This county:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Doniphan County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

39.7%
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 0$0 1$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$136
Sewerage 0$0 1$41
Totals for Government 0$0 3$228

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($115.65)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($81.63)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($27.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($27.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($40.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($40.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($34.01)
    General Support: $2,000 ($13.61)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($95.24)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($20.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($258.50)

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Buchanan County, MO  2.49% ($24,113 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.49% ($33,429)
from Atchison County, KS  0.35% ($29,100)


6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Buchanan County, MO  2.29% ($22,200 average AGI)
to Brown County, KS  0.56% ($27,500)
to Atchison County, KS  0.35% ($40,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Denton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAIR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ATCHISON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denton:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Denton:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Denton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Mi E & 1/10 Mi N Of Purcell On 20 Hwy (Lat: 39.686667 Lon: -95.305250), Call Sign: KZN378, Licensee ID: L00062091
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2003, Expiration Date: 05/19/2013
    Registrant: Pauly Land & Cattle Company Inc, Rr 1 Box 59, Denton, KS 66017, Phone: (913) 847-6786
  • 3 Mi W Of Jct Hwys 20 & 120 (Lat: 39.898611 Lon: -95.179417), Call Sign: WQG621
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.365 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2005, Expiration Date: 07/24/2015
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc, 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • 404 Locust St (Lat: 39.731667 Lon: -95.270806), Type: Silo, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WPXI713
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2003, Expiration Date: 10/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2003, Certifier: Michelle A Blakely
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Denton School, 160th Road (Lat: 39.741194 Lon: -95.238583), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQMP664
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2010, Expiration Date: 10/15/2020, Certifier: Doug Johnson
    Registrant: Usd 111 Doniphan West Schools, 202 W Illinois, Highland, KS 66035, Phone: (785) 442-3671


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

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