Dodge City, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 27,104 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 13,854  (51.1%)
Females: 13,250  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

30.3 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67801, 67882.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,441 (it was $37,156 in 2000)
Dodge City:

$52,441
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,818 (it was $15,538 in 2000)

Dodge City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,216 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Dodge City:

$117,216
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $143,718; detached houses: $158,428; townhouses or other attached units: $120,319; in 2-unit structures: $276,781; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $298,553; mobile homes: $26,720

Median gross rent in 2019: $796.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dodge City: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Black residents, 20.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.8% for American Indian residents, 36.2% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Dodge City, KS (2019)
    • 17,53163.6%Hispanic
    • 8,80931.9%White alone
    • 6282.3%Black alone
    • 4621.7%Asian alone
    • 3971.4%Two or more races
    • 990.4%American Indian alone
    • 560.2%Other race alone
    • 150.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Dodge City, Kansas as of May 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dodge City is 417 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dodge City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.6)
3
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.1)
1
(3.5)
2
(7.1)
3
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(87.5)
15
(57.2)
5
(19.4)
20
(76.3)
11
(40.0)
20
(71.3)
11
(38.9)
18
(63.5)
14
(49.5)
10
(35.7)
7
(25.5)
13
(46.8)
13
(47.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(87.5)
16
(61.0)
17
(65.9)
14
(53.4)
17
(61.8)
15
(53.4)
11
(38.9)
8
(28.2)
6
(21.2)
9
(32.1)
15
(54.7)
5
(18.0)
9
(33.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(338.6)
146
(556.5)
117
(453.5)
95
(362.4)
87
(316.2)
64
(228.1)
45
(159.2)
89
(314.2)
68
(240.5)
80
(285.7)
103
(375.3)
70
(252.2)
107
(391.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
254
(966.2)
193
(735.6)
131
(507.8)
141
(537.9)
215
(781.4)
240
(855.2)
193
(682.8)
148
(522.5)
146
(516.4)
127
(453.6)
154
(561.1)
102
(367.5)
85
(311.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,056
(4,017)
744
(2,836)
696
(2,698)
682
(2,602)
654
(2,377)
777
(2,769)
618
(2,186)
579
(2,044)
608
(2,151)
701
(2,504)
648
(2,361)
454
(1,636)
474
(1,735)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(175.0)
56
(213.4)
56
(217.1)
60
(228.9)
52
(189.0)
36
(128.3)
45
(159.2)
46
(162.4)
30
(106.1)
41
(146.4)
38
(138.4)
36
(129.7)
54
(197.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.6)
14
(53.4)
3
(11.6)
2
(7.6)
2
(7.3)
4
(14.3)
2
(7.1)
5
(17.7)
3
(10.6)
4
(14.3)
5
(18.2)
4
(14.4)
4
(14.6)
City-Data.com crime index413.9372.6310.1309.6278.7313.8229.7267.6246.0239.0256.6209.3233.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dodge City, KS

Crime rate in Dodge City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 55 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Kansas average:

2.41
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Ancestries: German (6.4%), American (2.7%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 2550 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,149 people per square mile   (low).

Dodge City, Kansas map

8,197 residents are foreign born (27.5% Latin America).

This city:

29.7%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,358 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,417 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (146.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Fort Dodge, KS (2.2 miles),
Wilroads Gardens, KS (2.3 miles ),
Wright, KS (2.7 miles),
Ensign, KS (3.7 miles ),
Spearville, KS (4.0 miles ),
Ford, KS (4.1 miles ),
Cimarron, KS (4.3 miles ),
Minneola, KS (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 100.02 W

Dodge City nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Queen of the Cowtowns, The Wickedest Little City in America

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,033 (-3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,226 (68.1%)

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Dodge City, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dodge City, KS in 2019
Dodge City satellite photo by USGS

Dodge City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2018: 26 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2019: 37 buildings, average cost: $162,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Dodge City, KS residents
Average permit cost in Dodge City, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +3,810 (+17.8%).
Most common industries in Dodge City, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (22.5%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (27.7%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Food (15.8%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Dodge City, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (13.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Food processing workers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Dodge City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dodge City, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Dodge City-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Dodge City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1972, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dodge City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 713% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from Dodge City center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ford County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dodge City topographic map

Hospitals in Dodge City:

  • DODGE CITY SURGICENTER (100 W ROSS BLVD)
  • MEDICAL HEIGHTS HOSPITELE (100 ROSS BLVD BLDG 3)
  • WESTERN PLAINS MEDICAL COMPLEX (Proprietary, 3001 AVENUE A)

Nursing Homes in Dodge City:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (501 W BEESON RD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DODGE CITY (501 W BEESON RD)
  • MANOR OF THE PLAINS (200 CAMPUS DR)
  • TRINITY MANOR (510 W FRONTVIEW ST)
  • WESTERN PLAINS REG HOSPITAL SN (3001 AVENUE A)

Dialysis Facilities in Dodge City:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - DODGE CITY (204 ROSS BLVD)

Home Health Centers in Dodge City:

  • HOSPICE OF THE PRAIRIE (200 FOURTH CIRCLE)
  • WESTERN PLAINS HOME HEALTH (100 ROSS BLVD PO BOX 1478)

Airports located in Dodge City:

Amtrak station:

DODGE CITY (CENTRAL & WYATT EARP STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Dodge City:

  • Dodge City Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,398; Location: 2501 N 14th Ave; Public; Website: www.dc3.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodge City:

  • Barton County Community College (about 83 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 86 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 117 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 145 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 145 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 146 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 149 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Public high school in Dodge City:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Dodge City:

  • DODGE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 835, Location: 2000 SIXTH AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • MILLER ELEM (Students: 508, Location: 1100 AVENUE G, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTHWEST ELEM (Students: 434, Location: 2100 SIXTH AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEM (Students: 369, Location: 511 SUNNYSIDE ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • BEESON ELEMENTARY (Students: 331, Location: 1700 W BEESON RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • WILROADS GARDENS ELEM (Students: 110, Location: 11558 E MAIN RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • LINN ELEMENTARY (Location: 1900 W LINN ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOULE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 401 SOULE STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • CENTRAL ELEM (Location: 1100 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • COMANCHE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1601 FIRST AVE., Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Dodge City:

  • SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 253, Location: 905 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Dodge City

Library in Dodge City:

  • DODGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,091,855; Location: 1001 N. SECOND AVE; 137,165 books; 4,096 audio materials; 7,505 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 203 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dodge City: Mariah Hills Golf Course (A), Dodge City Country Club (B), Watersports Recreational Vehicle Park (C), Ford County Fairgrounds (D), Dodge City Roundup Rodeo (E), Wright Park Zoo (F), Dodge City Community College Rodeo Arena (G), Dodge City Rail Yard (H), Dodge City Amtrak Station (I), Walter Heights Industrial Park (J), Dodge City Industrial Park (K), Grain Products Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (L), Dodge City Co - Operative Exchange Grain Elevator Number 1 (M), The Village Square (N), Northridge Convenience Center (O), Ford County Sheriff's Office Jail (P), Dodge City Community College Safety and Security Division (Q), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Region 3 Headquarters (R), Dodge City Community College Learning Resource Center (S), Dodge City Community College Wellness Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Gibsons Mall (1), Comanche Plaza Shopping Center (2), Village Square Mall (3), Southgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dodge City include: Second Missionary Baptist Church (A), Abundant Life Family Church (B), Bible Baptist Church (C), Christ the King Lutheran Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Dodge City Mennonite Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Maple Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Dodge City include: Wright Park (1), Chilton Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Home of Stone (Museums; 112 East Vine Street) (1), Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame (Museums; 603 5th Avenue) (2), Boot Hill Museum and Gift Shop (Street Frnt) (3), Kansas Genealogical Society Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 103) (4), Ksdar (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Village Square Mall) (5), Dodge City Convention & Visitors Bureau (400 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (6), Dodge City Travel (Tours & Charters; 2212 1st Avenue) (7), Plaza Travel (Tours & Charters; 100 Military Avenue Suite 212) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Nendels Inn & Suites (2523 East Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (1), Econo Lodge Dodge City (1610 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (2), Econo Lodge (1610 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (3), Super 8 Motel (1708 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (4), Holiday Motel (2100 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (5), Wyatt Earp Inn (2110 East Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (6), Budget Lodge (2110 East Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (7), Super 8 Motel-Dodge City (1708 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (8), Super 8 Dodge City KS (1708 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Dodge City City - Housing Authority- Municipal Court (806 North 2nd Avenue) (1), Ford County - District Court- Clerk Of The District Court (101 West Spruce Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Dennis Hopper - (born 1936), actor and film director, John E. Gingrich - Officer in the Navy, Sputnik Monroe (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Billy Al Bengston - Artist, Chuck Martin (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, David A. R. White - Actor, Carl Holmes - Politician, Fred Hall - Politician, Pat George - Politician, Robert Delpino - Football player.

Ford 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 Dodge City and their reported violations in the past:

DODGE CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 28,075, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-07-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2006)

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

  • SPARE TYME BOWL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dodge City in 2010:

  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 185 people in college/university student housing
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dodge City in 2000:

  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 111 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 90 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Dodge City (2011 data):

  • The Fidelity State Bank and Trust Company: The Fidelity State Bank And Trust Co, Central Facility, Drive-In-walk-up Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $172.2 mil, Deposits: $143.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Banc Corporation, Dodge City, Kansas
  • Landmark National Bank: Dodge City Downtown Branch at 100 West Spruce, branch established on 1920/01/01; Dodge City North 14th Branch at 2500 North 14th Street, branch established on 1998/04/01. Info updated 2009/05/13: Bank assets: $596.4 mil, Deposits: $456.0 mil, headquarters in Manhattan, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Dodge City Handibank Branch at 819 South Second Avenue, branch established on 1979/01/02; Dodge City Branch at 2408 First Avenue, branch established on 1972/05/22. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dodge City Main Branch at 619 2nd Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01; Dodge City North Bank Branch at 2307 Central Avenue, branch established on 1979/03/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Dodge City at 400 Front View Road, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Centera Bank: Dodge City Branch at 14th Avenue And Soule Street, branch established on 1996/10/07. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $237.6 mil, Deposits: $213.4 mil, headquarters in Sublette, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Santa Fe Trail Banc Shares, Inc.
  • The Western State Bank: Dodge City Branch at 2121 North 14th Street, branch established on 2008/02/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $468.3 mil, Deposits: $418.3 mil, headquarters in Garden City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Whitcorp Financial Company

For population 15 years and over in Dodge City:

Marital status in Dodge City, KS
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Dodge City:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dodge City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dodge City, KS (based on Ford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,5703
Evangelical Protestant6,56430
Mainline Protestant2,3848
Other9184
None11,412-
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
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Ford County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
State:

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

18.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.4%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dodge City:

29.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dodge City:

54.7%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dodge City:

79.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dodge City, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 42$200,605$57,3160$0
Firefighters 24$109,088$54,5440$0
Parks and Recreation 24$84,459$42,23014$15,665
Streets and Highways 21$78,486$44,8490$0
Police - Other 18$53,524$35,6832$2,973
Local Libraries 17$52,258$36,8885$3,686
Solid Waste Management 14$89,179$76,4390$0
Other and Unallocable 11$43,587$47,5495$1,852
Other Government Administration 11$58,355$63,6606$2,812
Financial Administration 10$49,920$59,9041$2,156
Water Supply 6$17,392$34,7840$0
Judicial and Legal 5$16,404$39,3700$0
Sewerage 4$14,691$44,0730$0
Fire - Other 2$14,329$85,9740$0
Airports 1$3,119$37,4280$0
Transit 1$3,536$42,43217$29,311
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,522$78,2640$0
Totals for Government 212$895,456$50,68650$58,455

Dodge City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $7,248,000 ($267.41)
    Water Utilities: $2,090,000 ($77.11)
    Sewerage: $1,511,000 ($55.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,355,000 ($49.99)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($3.51)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($0.96)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $9,081,000 ($335.04)
    Police Protection: $4,968,000 ($183.29)
    Sewerage: $3,533,000 ($130.35)
    General - Other: $2,462,000 ($90.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,205,000 ($81.35)
    Water Utilities: $2,000,000 ($73.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,728,000 ($63.75)
    Central Staff Services: $1,648,000 ($60.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,587,000 ($58.55)
    Libraries: $1,406,000 ($51.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $560,000 ($20.66)
    Health - Other: $464,000 ($17.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $346,000 ($12.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $340,000 ($12.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $203,000 ($7.49)
    Air Transportation: $166,000 ($6.12)
    General Public Buildings: $140,000 ($5.17)
    Transit Utilities: $83,000 ($3.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,755,000 ($212.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $887,000 ($32.73)
    Transit Utilities: $551,000 ($20.33)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($13.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $351,000 ($12.95)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($9.81)
    General - Other: $207,000 ($7.64)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($1.70)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($1.55)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($0.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $708,000 ($26.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,055,000 ($38.92)

Dodge City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,638,000 ($208.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,135,000 ($115.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,938,000 ($71.50)
    Other: $1,131,000 ($41.73)
    Natural Resources - Other: $224,000 ($8.26)
    Air Transportation: $125,000 ($4.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $90,000 ($3.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $444,000 ($16.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,812,000 ($140.64)
    Other: $9,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,267,000 ($194.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,186,000 ($43.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $786,000 ($29.00)
    Rents: $242,000 ($8.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($0.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,740,000 ($137.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,768,000 ($102.13)
    Highways: $1,020,000 ($37.63)
    General Local Government Support: $319,000 ($11.77)
  • Tax - Property: $11,455,000 ($422.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,226,000 ($266.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,744,000 ($64.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $624,000 ($23.02)
    Other License: $489,000 ($18.04)

Dodge City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $124,592,000 ($4596.81)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $121,280,000 ($4474.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,800,000 ($4014.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,711,000 ($2608.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,089,000 ($1405.29)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,312,000 ($122.20)

Dodge City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,856,000 ($511.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,962,000 ($736.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,223,000 ($4804.57)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Finney County, KS  0.46% ($30,424 average AGI)
from Gray County, KS  0.36% ($45,913)
from Seward County, KS  0.29% ($33,459)


7.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.57% ($40,014 average AGI)
to Finney County, KS  0.45% ($29,678)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.24% ($15,194)
Businesses in Dodge City, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike6
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
ColorTyme1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Subway3
Foot Locker1Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS8
KFC1Vans1
Kroger3Verizon Wireless2
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodge City:

  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodge City:

  • K225AG (96.3 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KODC-LP (102.1 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH)
  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KONQ (91.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKJQ (97.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSH (96.3 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSA (105.9 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJIL (99.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KHYM (103.9 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodge City:

  • KSAS-LP (Channel 29; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K09VS (Channel 9; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KDCK (Channel 21; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBSD-TV (Channel 6; ENSIGN, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUPK-TV (Channel 13; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dodge City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 702ft / 214mTotal length
  • $7,024,000Total costs
  • 205,386Total average daily traffic
  • 33,702Total average daily truck traffic
  • 252,454Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dodge City, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dodge City, KS

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 197. The highest number of fire incidents - 316 took place in 2017, and the least - 151 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dodge City, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.3%), and Structure Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dodge City, KS
    • 2,01960.3%Outside Fires
    • 78023.3%Structure Fires
    • 43012.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1223.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dodge City, KS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dodge City, Kansas:

  • Golden Bell Inn Motel, 2110 E Wyatt Earp, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 225-2654
  • Comfort Inn, 2000 W Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 338-8700, Fax: (620) 338-8412
  • Travelodge Dodge City, 1510 W Wyatt Earp, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 227-2125, Fax: (620) 227-2030
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites, 2400 W Wyatt Earp, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 225-7373, Fax: (620) 225-0008
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 4002 W Comanche St, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 225-0000, Fax: (620) 225-0555
  • Best Western Plus Country Inn And Suites, 506 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 225-7378, Fax: (620) 801-0113
  • Best Western North Edge Inn, 404 W Frontview, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 371-6441
  • Comfort Suites, 2700 W Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 801-4500, Fax: (620) 801-4507
  • Holiday Inn Express, 201 4th St, Dodge city, Kansas 67801 , Phone: (620) 225-1000, Fax: (620) 225-8696
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dodge City, Kansas
Most common first names in Dodge City, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13476.6 years
Mary12878.5 years
William11374.1 years
James8475.2 years
Charles8076.6 years
Robert7473.3 years
George7077.1 years
Ruth5379.6 years
Helen5179.4 years
Margaret4980.3 years
Most common last names in Dodge City, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.5 years
Johnson4376.1 years
Brown3578.8 years
Miller3476.8 years
Davis3375.8 years
Williams2774.1 years
Jones2780.2 years
Moore2268.8 years
Taylor2180.1 years
Martin2162.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dodge City, KS
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dodge City, KS
  • 72.8%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Dodge City compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Dodge City on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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