Downs, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 846 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.5%
 
Males: 433  (51.2%)
Females: 413  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67437.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,455 (it was $24,808 in 2000)
Downs:

$34,455
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,053 (it was $15,001 in 2000)

Downs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,682 (it was $32,100 in 2000)
Downs:

$59,682
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $71,074; detached houses: $65,538; mobile homes: $234,651

Median gross rent in 2017: $449.

March 2019 cost of living index in Downs: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
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  • Races in Downs, KS (2010)
    • 87697.3%White alone
    • 80.9%Hispanic
    • 70.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Downs, Kansas as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Downs is 301 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (41.0%), English (11.7%), American (9.7%), Dutch (8.6%), Czechoslovakian (3.7%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/1879

Elevation: 1484 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 767 people per square mile   (low).

Downs, Kansas map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,289 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $671 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (133.9 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (473.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Cawker City, KS (2.4 miles ),
Portis, KS (3.0 miles),
Osborne, KS (3.0 miles ),
Tipton, KS (3.5 miles ),
Glen Elder, KS (3.5 miles ),
Gaylord, KS (4.4 miles),
Hunter, KS (4.5 miles),
Lebanon, KS (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.50 N, Longitude: 98.54 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Downs, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Downs, KS in 2017

Downs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Downs, KS residents
Average permit cost in Downs, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Downs, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Downs, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)

Average climate in Downs, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Downs, Kansas average temperatures Downs, Kansas average precipitation Downs, Kansas humidity Downs, Kansas wind speed Downs, Kansas snowfall Downs, Kansas sunshine Downs, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Downs, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Downs-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Downs city center .

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Downs-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% 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 238.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 417.7 miles away from the city 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 182.3 miles away from Downs center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from Downs center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Osborne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Downs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Downs:

  • DOWNS NURSING CENTER (1218 KANSAS AVENUE, ROUTE 2)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DOWNS (1218 KANSAS ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Downs:

  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OSBORNE, KS)
  • OSBORNE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; OSBORNE, KS)

Airports located in Downs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downs:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 62 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 77 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 88 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 97 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 105 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 108 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 134 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

Public high school in Downs:

Public elementary/middle school in Downs:

See full list of schools located in Downs

Library in Downs:

  • DOWNS CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $31,098; Location: 504 MORGAN AVE; 15,046 books; 223 audio materials; 880 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Downs: Midway Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 7 (A), Scoular Company Grain Elevator Number 3 (B), Downs Carnegie Library (C), Downs City Hall (D), Downs Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Downs include: Downs United Methodist Church (A), Downs Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E), Lighthouse Community Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: West Lake Inn (East Highway 24).

Birthplace of: Francis Schmidt - College football coach.

Osborne 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 Downs and their reported violations in the past:

DOWNS, CITY OF (Population served: 885, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Downs (2011 data):

  • The Downs National Bank: at 800 Morgan Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17.9 mil, Deposits: $16.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Downs Bancshares, Inc.
  • State Bank of Downs: State Bank Of Downs at 900 Morgan Avenue, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2007/10/01: Bank assets: $58.3 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: B Bank, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Downs:

Marital status in Downs, KS
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Downs:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Kansas average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Downs, KS (based on Osborne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0249
Evangelical Protestant8849
Catholic3682
None1,582-
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: 3
Osborne County:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Osborne County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

12.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Downs:

44.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Downs:

28.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Downs:

18.3%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Downs:

56.8%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Downs, 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
Other and Unallocable 2$3,813$22,8780$0
Sewerage 1$2,719$32,6280$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,201$26,4121$1,353
Other Government Administration 1$2,548$30,5768$1,294
Water Supply 1$3,339$40,0680$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,075
Totals for Government 6$14,620$29,24011$3,722

Downs government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($217.49)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($96.93)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($93.38)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($68.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($65.01)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($62.65)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($26.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($26.00)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($22.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($8.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($29.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $181,000 ($213.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($14.18)

Downs government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $116,000 ($137.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($15.37)
    Other: $6,000 ($7.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000 ($43.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000 ($92.20)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($10.64)
    Rents: $8,000 ($9.46)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($3.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $167,000 ($197.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($34.28)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($5.91)
  • Tax - Property: $328,000 ($387.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($75.65)
    Other License: $10,000 ($11.82)

Downs government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,388,000 ($1640.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,318,000 ($1557.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($82.74)

Downs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $413,000 ($488.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000 ($57.92)

3.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Downs:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downs:

  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZDY (96.3 FM; CAWKER CITY, KS; Owner: WACONDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Downs:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Downs fatal accident list:

Jul 22, 2006 08:40 PM, Us-24, Us-281, Lat: 39.509990, Lon: -98.686420, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.8mTotal length
  • $2,892,000Total costs
  • 15,272Total average daily traffic
  • 2,538Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,308Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Downs, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Downs, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Steven P Lowe, Ne Edge (Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -98.524722), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Classic Cable, 9200 Tyler, Phone: (903) 324-6318
  • DAVID B CUNNINGHAM, Ne Edge (Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -98.524722), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Cunningham Communications Inc, Davidcctc@ncken.Com, , 108 Glen -Eder, Phone: (785) 545-3215
  • Shannan L Schmidt, 396 S 40th (Hv570 - Downs) (Lat: 39.510889 Lon: -98.562639), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers Iii, LLC, Sschmidt@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • Brad P Hunsberger, 396 S 40th (Hv570 - Downs) (Lat: 39.510889 Lon: -98.562639), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 20141 m, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers Iii, LLC, Sschmidt@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464
  • BRENT M CUNNINGHAM, Ne Edge (Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -98.524722), Type: 122.8, Structure height: 20141 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Cunningham Communications Inc, Brent@ctctelephony.Tv, , 108 Glen -Eder, Phone: (785) 545-3215
  • BRENT M CUNNINGHAM, Ne Edge (Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -98.524722), Type: 122.8, Structure height: 20141 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Cunningham Communications Inc, Davidcctc@ncken.Com, , 108 Glen -Eder, Phone: (785) 545-3215
  • Ne Edge (Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -98.524722), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Classic Cable, 143 Chris-toval, Phone: (915) 896-1037

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • N Third (Lat: 39.509167 Lon: -98.554500), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPFU445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2014, Expiration Date: 10/13/2024, Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:
  • 615 Deleware (Lat: 39.508889 Lon: -98.542000), Call Sign: KNFC952, Licensee ID: L00097491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002, Registrant: Pottberg Retail & Supply, 615 Deleware, Downs, KS 67437, Phone: (913) 454-3535
  • 615 Deleware (Lat: 39.508889 Lon: -98.542000), Call Sign: KNGX358, Licensee ID: L00096267,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.415 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1998, Expiration Date: 07/27/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2003, Registrant: Black Diamond Ranch Inc, 615 Delaware, Downs, KS 67437
  • Sw 1/4 Of Section 28 Of Range 611 (Lat: 39.497778 Lon: -98.561722), Call Sign: KNHN915,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2013, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 810 N Morgan (Lat: 39.501667 Lon: -98.545056), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KAG703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.530 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 10/29/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2012, Certifier: John D Geil, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Email:
  • Lat: 39.502222 Lon: -98.541667, Call Sign: WPYM988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.285 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2013, Certifier: Curt Engel, Registrant: D & D Communications Inc, 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Fax: (402) 895-6260

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Downs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22990 , Serial Number: 15068665, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Barry K Doane, 123 County 685 Ave, Downs, KS 67437, Other Owners: Curtis L Peterson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41901 , Serial Number: 28-7405148, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Gilbert E Specht, 620 Morgan Ave, Downs, KS 67437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65KS , Serial Number: 18256481, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2006
    Registrant (LLC): Sky Power LLC, Po Box 218, Downs, KS 67437
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 958WD , Serial Number: TH-1928, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/30/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Brush Art Corp, Po Box 217, Downs, KS 67437

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 17 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Downs, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.9%), and Structure Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Downs, KS
    • 7057.9%Outside Fires
    • 2722.3%Structure Fires
    • 1915.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Downs, KS
Most common first names in Downs, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2383.5 years
Mary2084.1 years
William1978.3 years
George1680.4 years
Paul1275.4 years
Mabel1284.5 years
Anna1181.0 years
Helen1084.8 years
Minnie1085.0 years
Joseph1081.0 years
Most common last names in Downs, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith986.9 years
Goheen976.0 years
Schoen885.6 years
Hull878.7 years
Miller884.3 years
Fink878.4 years
Scott875.3 years
Robinson882.6 years
Otte780.6 years
Yost689.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Downs, KS
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Downs, KS
  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity


Downs compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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