For population 25 years and over in Elkhart:
For population 15 years and over in Elkhart city:
142 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,154 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (124.8 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (203.6 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (410.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Rolla, KS (4.1 miles ), West Texas, OK (4.4 miles ), Richfield, KS (4.4 miles) , Keyes, OK (4.9 miles ), Guymon, OK (5.7 miles ), Goodwell, OK (5.7 miles ), Hugoton, KS (5.7 miles ), Walsh, CO (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 101.90 W
Area code: 620
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Elkhart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-3.6%).
Work and jobs in Elkhart: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elkhart, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elkhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Elkhart city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elkhart-area historical earthquake activity is below Kansas state average. It is 97% 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 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from Elkhart center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1993 at 02:01:19, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 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 Morton County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Darrin Simmons - Football coach and former player, Thane Baker - Sprinter, Glenn Cunningham (runner).
Hospital/medical center in Elkhart:
Airports located in Elkhart:
Local government website: WWW.CI.ELKHART.KS.US
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:
Public high schools in Elkhart:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Elkhart:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkhart and their reported violations in the past:ELKHART, CITY OF (Population served: 2036, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 5.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Elkhart compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Elkhart (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Elkhart (based on Morton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Elkhart government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,621 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,845 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Elkhart fatal accident list:
Oct 29, 1988 09:58 PM, K27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 10, 1986 00:10 AM, 27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
May 12, 1984 12:00 PM, 27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 31, 1982 05:49 PM, Orchard, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1978 09:28 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 13, 1977 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elkhart)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elkhart, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkhart)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elkhart)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.