Earlton, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.8%
Males: 28  (54.5%)
Females: 25  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66720

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,491 (it was $46,250 in 2000)
Earlton:

$26,491
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,909 (it was $19,421 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,512 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Earlton:

$54,512
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,635; Detached houses: $57,936; Mobile homes: $30,651
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  • Races in Earlton, KS (2010)

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    • 5396.4%White alone
    • 11.8%American Indian alone
    • 11.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Earlton: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.0%), German (10.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile   (very low).

Earlton, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Earlton:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Earlton city:

  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 17.7%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Earlton city:  0.7% ($275)
Kansas:  1.2% ($999)

Earlton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (95.7 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (102.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (339.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Chanute, KS (2.5 miles ), Thayer, KS (2.6 miles ), Galesburg, KS (3.2 miles) , Altoona, KS (3.4 miles ), Erie, KS (3.5 miles ), Buffalo, KS (3.9 miles ), Benedict, KS (3.9 miles) , Humboldt, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 95.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

7.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+15.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (67%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • 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%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (45%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Earlton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Earlton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Earlton city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 4/21/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Earlton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 245.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 246.8 miles away from Earlton center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 319.5 miles away from Earlton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 327.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Neosho County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Earlton:

  • BETHESDA NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • CHANUTE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - CHANUTE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • AROLYN HEIGHTS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • NEOSHO MEMORIAL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHANUTE, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT ERIE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ERIE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Earlton:

  • Allen County Community College (about 25 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 45 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 60 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 66 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Emporia State University (about 69 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 79 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Crowder College (about 82 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

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Notable location: Earlton Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neosho County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 25.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 53.2%
(48.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
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:

7.0
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Earlton city (based on Neosho County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,47514
Evangelical Protestant3,00021
Catholic2,5003
Black Protestant3092
Other1352
None7,093-
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: 4
Neosho County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Neosho County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Neosho County:

29.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.4%
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

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allen County, KS  0.65% ($23,026 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.55% ($27,545)
from Crawford County, KS  0.45% ($24,074)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allen County, KS  0.80% ($22,271 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.48% ($26,931)
to Labette County, KS  0.43% ($23,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Earlton:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Earlton:

  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKOY-FM (105.5 FM; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTHA-LP (100.5 FM; THAYER, KS; Owner: THAYER SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Earton Tower, Lat: 37.593222 Lon: -95.507861, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 34.6 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • Earton Tower, Lat: 37.593222 Lon: -95.507861, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 32.6 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • Earton Tower, Lat: 37.593222 Lon: -95.507861, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 32.6 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Wood (11%)

Earlton 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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