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Population in 2012: 109 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 

Males: 44  (41.2%)
Females: 65  (58.8%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67438

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,686 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Durham:

$43,686
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,940

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,341 (it was $35,400 in 2000)
Durham:

$45,341
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,829; Detached houses: $48,829

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • White alone - 106 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (4.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Durham: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Dutch (16.2%), Irish (15.4%), English (14.6%), Russian (2.3%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1396 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 518 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Durham:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Durham city:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $525 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (55.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (394.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tampa, KS (2.4 miles) , Lehigh, KS (2.9 miles ), Hillsboro, KS (3.1 miles ), Ramona, KS (3.4 miles) , Roxbury, KS (3.4 miles) , Canton, KS (3.6 miles ), Lincolnville, KS (3.8 miles ), Carlton, KS (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 97.23 W

Area code: 620

Durham household income distribution Durham home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (35%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Secondary school teachers (13%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Durham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Durham city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Durham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Durham:

  • HILLSBORO COMMUNITY MEDICAL CE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • SALEM HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • PARKSIDE HOMES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Durham:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 48 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Butler Community College (about 51 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Wichita State University (about 54 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Emporia State University (about 57 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Kansas State University (about 60 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Washburn University (about 91 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 99 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

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Notable locations in Durham: Agricultural Producers Grain Elevator Number 3 (A), Marion County Fire District 1 Durham Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Durham: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.4. This is better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.78. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Durham and their reported violations in the past:

DURHAM, CITY OF (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-1999), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-1999)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and JUL-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-18-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Durham compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Durham travel time to work - commute


Durham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Durham city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.42%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameMennonite Church USAUnited Methodist Church U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents24.1%22.1%17.0%8.5%7.5%
Congregations14.0%23.3%9.3%11.6%2.3%
NameNorth American Baptist ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.6%4.1%2.4%1.9%7.6%
Congregations7.0%4.7%4.7%4.7%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Marion County:

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$292
Sewerage 0$0 1$160
Water Supply 0$0 1$290
Totals for Government 0$0 8$742

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($275.23)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($110.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($82.57)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($36.70)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($36.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($55.05)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($82.57)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($64.22)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($36.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($165.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($27.52)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($45.87)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($36.70)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($27.52)
    NEC: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $98,000 ($899.08)

5.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harvey County, KS  0.89% ($32,900 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.56% ($31,760)
from McPherson County, KS  0.27% ($28,250)


7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harvey County, KS  1.30% ($37,475 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.99% ($35,333)
to McPherson County, KS  0.55% ($36,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Durham:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Durham:

  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Durham:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)

Durham fatal accident list:

Dec 10, 1985 05:35 PM, R045, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Robert L Robeski, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 7324049360, , 517 ROUTE ONE SOUTH, SUITE 5000
  • Edward G Roach, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Marion County (Lat: 38.475778 Lon: -97.288417), Type: 261.8, Structure height: 20115 m, Overall height: 259 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5 Mi E 1 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 38.513611 Lon: -97.134194), Call Sign: KNET468, Licensee ID: L00029497
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/1998, Expiration Date: 02/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2003
    Registrant: Novak Farms Inc, Rr 1 Box 32, Tampa, KS 67483
  • Well Bldg Sw 1/4 Sw 1/4 Se 1/4 Of 33181e (Lat: 38.435278 Lon: -97.325583), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNEZ675
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 05/06/2022, Certifier: Kenneth E Teetzen
    Registrant: Micro Comm Inc, 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Ottawa, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0NN
    Grant Date: 09/01/1992, Expiration Date: 09/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2004
    Registrant: Warren E Smith, Durham, KS 67438


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

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