Elbing, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 122  (54.0%)
Females: 105  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 67041, 67114.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,559 (it was $45,417 in 2000)
Elbing:

$73,559
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,921 (it was $16,513 in 2000)

Elbing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,897 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Elbing:

$105,897
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $118,852; Detached houses: $118,670
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  • Races in Elbing, KS (2010)

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    • 22799.1%White alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elbing: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.9%), American (12.6%), European (7.2%), Swiss (3.6%), Dutch (3.0%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Elbing,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Elbing:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elbing city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Kansas:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,613 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,495 (1.4%)

Elbing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (27.7 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (363.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Whitewater, KS (2.5 miles ), Peabody, KS (2.8 miles ), Walton, KS (2.9 miles ), Potwin, KS (3.1 miles ), North Newton, KS (3.5 miles ), Newton, KS (3.5 miles ), Burns, KS (3.6 miles ), Florence, KS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $106,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 97.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

4.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+17.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Elbing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elbing, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Elbing-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Elbing city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elbing-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Elbing 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 237.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 403.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Elbing center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Elbing:

  • WHEAT STATE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEWATER, KS)
  • PEABODY CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PEABODY, KS)
  • WESTVIEW MANOR OF PEABODY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PEABODY, KS)
  • NEWTON PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • KANSAS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - NEWTON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, KS)

Amtrak station near Elbing:

  • 12 miles: NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elbing:

  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 22 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 22 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita State University (about 26 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 30 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 30 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 44 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

Private high school in Elbing:

  • BEREAN ACADEMY (Students: 326, Location: 201 S ELBING RD, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Elbing: Elbing Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Whitewater River Consolidated Fire District - Elbing Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Elbing: Zion Mennonite Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  86.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kansas average:

11.2

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

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Religion statistics for Elbing city (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,59855
Mainline Protestant8,86626
Catholic7,8003
Other5714
None38,045-
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: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

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

9.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elbing:

51.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elbing:

19.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elbing:

11.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.7%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Elbing:

56.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elbing, 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 Government Administration 0$0 1$550
Sewerage 0$0 1$212
Water Supply 0$0 1$212
Totals for Government 0$0 3$974

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($158.59)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($61.67)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($35.24)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($30.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($30.84)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($26.43)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($8.81)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($30.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $45,000 ($198.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($70.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($110.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($35.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($145.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($30.84)
    General Support: $2,000 ($8.81)
  • Tax - Property: $50,000 ($220.26)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($26.43)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.41)

Elbing government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $291,000 ($1281.94)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $131,000 ($577.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $123,000 ($541.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $272,000 ($1198.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($83.70)
    Other, NEC: $8,000 ($35.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($171.81)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($22.03)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elbing:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elbing:

  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Elbing:

  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E And 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.014750 Lon: -97.081417), Call Sign: KNHG383
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2003Registrant: Butler County Rural Water District 7, Rt 1 Box 137, Benton, KS 67017, Phone: (316) 799-2775

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Elbing, Lat: 38.051278 Lon: -97.126139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQJM320
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2008, Expiration Date: 10/31/2018, Certifier: Jay S Maxwell MrRegistrant: Pixius Communications, LLC, 1634 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67214, Phone: (316) 219-8554, Fax: (316) 219-8600, Email:
  • Elbing 27, Lat: 38.051278 Lon: -97.126139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQJM320
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2008, Expiration Date: 10/31/2018, Certifier: Jay S Maxwell MrRegistrant: Pixius Communications, LLC, 1634 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67214, Phone: (316) 219-8554, Fax: (316) 219-8600, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0JUN, Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2004, Registrant: Sterling H Heil, 605 N Main, Elbing, KS 67041

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

  • ELBING, CITY OF (Population served: 227, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Elbing compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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