Dighton, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 925 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -26.6%
 
Males: 437  (47.3%)
Females: 488  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67839.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,528 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Dighton:

$46,528
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,273 (it was $19,232 in 2000)

Dighton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $76,416 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Dighton:

$76,416
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $108,101; detached houses: $110,818; mobile homes: $51,663

Median gross rent in 2017: $493.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dighton: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.0%
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  • Races in Dighton, KS (2010)
    • 96893.3%White alone
    • 323.1%Hispanic
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 80.8%American Indian alone
    • 60.6%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Dighton, Kansas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dighton is 475 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (34.5%), English (10.3%), Irish (8.9%), Belgian (4.8%), American (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/04/1887

Elevation: 2765 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,056 people per square mile   (low).

Dighton, Kansas map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,583 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,219 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (178.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (444.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Healy, KS (3.4 miles ),
Utica, KS (4.4 miles ),
Scott City, KS (4.9 miles ),
Ness City, KS (5.5 miles ),
Ransom, KS (5.5 miles ),
Gove City, KS (5.8 miles),
Brownell, KS (6.4 miles),
Marienthal, KS (6.4 miles)

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 100.46 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Dighton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dighton, KS in 2017
Dighton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Dighton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.8%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.7%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Warehousing & storage (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Dighton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)

Average climate in Dighton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dighton, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Dighton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Dighton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dighton-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 381.2 miles away from Dighton 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 147.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 377.4 miles away from Dighton center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lane County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dighton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dighton:

  • LANE COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (243 S SECOND)
  • LANE COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (243 S SECOND PO BOX 969)

Airports located in Dighton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dighton:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 67 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 95 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 142 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 170 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Newman University (about 178 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 178 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 178 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Dighton:

  • DIGHTON HIGH (Students: 106, Location: 200 S WICHITA, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Dighton:

  • DIGHTON ELEM (Students: 154, Location: 320 E JAMES, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Dighton

Library in Dighton:

  • DIGHTON/LANE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,590; Location: 144 SOUTH LANE; 20,179 books; 756 audio materials; 1,851 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dighton: Lane County Sheriff's Office Jail (A), Lane County Courthouse (B), Lane County Sheriff's Office (C), Lane County Rural Fire Department 1 (D), Lane County Emergency Medical Services (E), Lane County Health Department (F), Lane County Historical Museum (G), Lane County Library (H), Dighton City Hall (I), Dighton Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dighton include: First Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (C), Dighton United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: The Heritage Hotel (244 East Long).

Lane 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 Dighton and their reported violations in the past:

DIGHTON, CITY OF (Population served: 1,010, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
19 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Dighton (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Dighton: The First National Bank Of Dighton at 105 East Log Street, branch established on 1888/05/02. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $58.8 mil, Deposits: $47.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dighton National Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dighton:

Marital status in Dighton, KS
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dighton:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dighton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dighton, KS (based on Lane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0333
Catholic3171
Evangelical Protestant2262
None174-
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: 1
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lane County:

29.0%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dighton:

44.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dighton:

53.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dighton:

75.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dighton, 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
Water Supply 2$7,626$45,7560$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,652$33,9120$0
Sewerage 1$2,442$29,3040$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$6,426
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 22$468
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$950
Totals for Government 5$15,720$37,72832$7,844

Dighton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $204,000 ($220.54)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($203.24)
    Police Protection: $184,000 ($198.92)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($155.68)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($67.03)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($57.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($29.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($11.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($7.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $274,000 ($296.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($6.49)

Dighton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($107.03)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($86.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($11.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($40.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($4.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,514,000 ($1636.76)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($248.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($10.81)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($4.32)
  • Tax - Property: $351,000 ($379.46)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $149,000 ($161.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000 ($57.30)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.08)

Dighton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,805,000 ($1951.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,785,000 ($1929.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($21.62)

Dighton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,620,000 ($1751.35)

Businesses in Dighton, KS

  • Kroger: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dighton:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFLA (1310 AM; 1 kW; SCOTT CITY, KS; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KBUF (1030 AM; 1 kW; HOLCOMB, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dighton:

  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKL (94.5 FM; SCOTT CITY, KS; Owner: WESTERN KANSAS WIRELESS, INC.)

Dighton fatal accident list:

Jan 20, 2016 02:30 PM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.639286, Lon: -100.328711, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 2016 12:17 AM, Sr-23, Cr-200, Lat: 38.554664, Lon: -100.468267, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 2015 08:26 AM, Sr-96/ Long Street, Lat: 38.482064, Lon: -100.460731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 2003 03:00 PM, Sr-96, Lat: 38.482068, Lon: -100.473732, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 22, 1991 87:99 PM, Lecord, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $314,000Total costs
  • 2,015Total average daily traffic
  • 537Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,930Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dighton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dighton, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LANE, 11.7 Km S. Of Dighton, Ks On K-23 Hwy (Lat: 38.366972 Lon: -100.463750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WPSE237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Edwin Geer, Registrant: Kansas Department Of Transportation, 700 Sw Harrison, 7th Floor, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • Comp 5, 15.4 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 38.276778 Lon: -100.388500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 113.7 m, Call Sign: WQBI959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.106 MHz, 952.106 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 10/18/2024, Certifier: William G Carter, Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Comp 5, 15.4 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 38.276861 Lon: -100.389167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WQBU884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6730.62 MHz, 6805.62 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 12/20/2024, Certifier: William G Carter, Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • Farmers Cooperative Elevator & Mercantile Assoc. (Lat: 38.485556 Lon: -100.469306), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WLJ529, Licensee ID: L00334025,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.125 MHz, 950.875 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/1987, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2006, Registrant: Kanza Society, Inc., 210 N 7th St, Garden City, KS 67846-5519

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0OHL, Licensee ID: L00272109, Grant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Certifier: Catherine L Waterson, Registrant: Catherine L Waterson, 140 N Delaware, Dighton, KS 67839-0157
  • Call Sign: KA0OHM, Licensee ID: L00931968, Grant Date: 10/22/2004, Expiration Date: 11/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2016, Certifier: Delmar G Waterson, Registrant: Delmar G Waterson, Dighton, KS 67839
  • Call Sign: N0WNO, Licensee ID: L00622599, Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 05/04/2023, Certifier: Jeffery S Coleman, Registrant: Jeffery S Coleman, Dighton, KS 67839-0371
  • Call Sign: WB0ZWX, Licensee ID: L01095558, Grant Date: 12/17/2005, Expiration Date: 01/16/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2018, Registrant: Delmer F Dunham, Box 926, Dighton, KS 67839

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4163V , Serial Number: 18495, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shane G Root, 151 N Highway 23, Dighton, KS 67839, Other Owners: Tonia R Root
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 45472 , Serial Number: 402A-0794, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/2008
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shane G Root, Po Box 401, Dighton, KS 67839, Other Owners: Tonia R Root
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5615K , Serial Number: D-7377, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dennis A Selfridge, Po Box 115, Dighton, KS 67839, Other Owners: Mark E Callender
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56353 , Serial Number: 28R7335418, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2018
    Registrant (LLC): L&r Storage Solutions LLC, Po Box 524, Dighton, KS 67839
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6688T , Serial Number: 15059088, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis A Selfridge, Po Box 209, Dighton, KS 67839
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 175V , Serial Number: TC-778, Year manufactured: 1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shane G Root, 151 N Highway 23, Dighton, KS 67839, Other Owners: Tonia R Root
  • Aircraft: SELFRIDGE JIM QUAIL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 397JS , Serial Number: JS3, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Selfridge, Po Box 446, Dighton, KS 67839
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/13/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 29 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dighton, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (75.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (14.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dighton, KS
    • 7975.2%Outside Fires
    • 1514.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 76.7%Structure Fires
    • 43.8%Other
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Most common first names in Dighton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1582.8 years
William1373.7 years
Mary1385.4 years
James1274.7 years
Alice1183.6 years
Charles877.7 years
Robert864.9 years
Edna883.0 years
Marie881.4 years
Clarence880.8 years
Most common last names in Dighton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shull1068.3 years
Martin975.9 years
Schmalzried980.3 years
Smith979.8 years
Sharp875.7 years
Mumma783.3 years
Hineman781.9 years
Williams783.5 years
Mcwhirter780.0 years
Thomas769.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dighton, KS
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dighton, KS
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity


Dighton 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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