Dresden, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 40 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.6%
 
Males: 20  (51.7%)
Females: 20  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67635

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,207 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Dresden:

$26,207
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,871 (it was $17,236 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,841 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Dresden:

$36,841
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,418; Detached houses: $58,480
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dresden: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (64.5%), English (19.4%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2729 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dresden:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dresden city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

4 residents are foreign born (6.7% North America).

This city:

6.7%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dresden, Kansas as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Dresden to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,810 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $763 (1.4%)

Dresden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (213.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (513.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Jennings, KS (2.8 miles) , Selden, KS (3.1 miles ), Oberlin, KS (3.9 miles ), Clayton, KS (3.9 miles) , Hoxie, KS (4.3 miles ), Norcatur, KS (4.4 miles) , Rexford, KS (4.5 miles) , Lenora, KS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 100.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

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

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-30.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (64%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dresden, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dresden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Dresden city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dresden-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 330.0 miles away from the city center
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 216.5 miles away from Dresden 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) earthquake occurred 301.0 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 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Dresden 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 231.6 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 Decatur County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dresden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dresden:

  • DECATUR COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OBERLIN, KS)
  • DECATUR CO GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OBERLIN, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DECATUR COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OBERLIN, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dresden:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 78 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 103 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 124 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 140 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 173 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 208 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Newman University (about 213 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Church in Dresden: Dresden United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Decatur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 41.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dresden city (based on Decatur County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,35710
Evangelical Protestant9529
Catholic3422
None310-
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
Decatur County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

20.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Decatur County:

29.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
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 Government Administration 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 0$0 1$100

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($250.00)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($50.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($25.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($75.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($25.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($50.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($75.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($25.00)
    Highways: $1,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($50.00)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($25.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($350.00)

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dresden:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQNK (1530 AM; 1 kW; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dresden:

  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KQLS (100.3 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dresden:

  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K32BY (Channel 32; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1/2 Mi N 1 Mi W 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 39.141667 Lon: -100.442083), Call Sign: WZE800
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.725 MHz, 456.725 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025
  • Garvey Grain Elevator (Lat: 39.118056 Lon: -100.424861), Call Sign: WZE801
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.725 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025
  • Hc 1 Box 165 (Lat: 39.616944 Lon: -100.442222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPYC695
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.475 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 07/21/2023, Certifier: John E RitterRegistrant: Flanigan Communications LLC, 109 E Woodsfield St, Norton, KS 67654, Phone: (785) 871-0010, Fax: (785) 248-8838, Email:
  • Hc 2, Box 117 (Lat: 39.624167 Lon: -100.421944), Call Sign: WQFV363, Licensee ID: L01195025
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.587 MHz, 151.527 MHzGrant Date: 10/12/2006, Expiration Date: 10/12/2016, Certifier: Kevin CarmanRegistrant: Kevin Carman, Hc 2, Box 117, Dresden, KS 67635, Phone: (785) 386-4249, Fax: (703) 830-8710, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD0EBJ, Licensee ID: L00029930, Grant Date: 12/22/1999, Expiration Date: 03/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2012, Registrant: Fred W Bremer, Rr 1 Box 135, Dresden, KS 67635

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83468 , Serial Number: 7AC-2137, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lumir Jess Skubal, Hc 1 Box 231, Dresden, KS 67635, Other Owners: Gary Alan Skubal

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Dresden compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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