Elkhart, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,869 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 980  (52.5%)
Females: 889  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67950.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,851 (it was $37,333 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$51,851
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,315 (it was $17,900 in 2000)

Elkhart city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,249 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$118,249
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,301; detached houses: $118,422; townhouses or other attached units: $62,016; mobile homes: $58,658

Median gross rent in 2017: $599.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkhart: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elkhart, KS (2010)
    • 1,64174.4%White alone
    • 45620.7%Hispanic
    • 552.5%Asian alone
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 231.0%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Elkhart, Kansas as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkhart is 228 to 1.


Crime rates in Elkhart by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2011

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
2
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(526.8)
6
(292.7)
9
(457.1)
4
(180.3)
5
(239.0)
2
(99.5)
6
(328.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(670.5)
16
(780.5)
2
(101.6)
5
(225.3)
7
(334.6)
2
(99.5)
1
(54.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(814.2)
38
(1,854)
6
(304.7)
7
(315.5)
6
(286.8)
12
(596.7)
6
(328.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(239.5)
2
(97.6)
1
(50.8)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.7)
2
(109.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)242.3195.1114.868.0120.9134.391.5

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Crime rate in Elkhart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (7.0%), Dutch (3.9%), American (3.3%), English (3.3%), Welsh (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3624 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,009 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhart, Kansas map

298 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

This city:

14.5%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,022 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,967 (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 )

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 101.90 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Elkhart, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elkhart, KS in 2017

Elkhart satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $10,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elkhart, KS residents
Average permit cost in Elkhart, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Elkhart, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.7%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.6%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.3%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Elkhart, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Elkhart, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elkhart, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Elkhart-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 1% smaller 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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 8% 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 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Elkhart center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from Elkhart center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.5 miles away from Elkhart center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.6 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 Morton County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elkhart:

  • MORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 445 N HILLTOP)
  • MORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (445 N HILLTOP PO BOX 937)

Airports located in Elkhart:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:

  • Amarillo College (about 126 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 140 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 173 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 174 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 191 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 196 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Barton County Community College (about 199 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)

Public high schools in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART HIGH (Students: 176, Location: 150 WILDCAT AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • KANSAS CONNECTIONS ACADEMY (Location: 150 WILDCAT AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • POINT ROCK ALTERNATIVE (Location: 150 WILDCAT AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkhart:

See full list of schools located in Elkhart

Library in Elkhart:

  • ELKHART/MORTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $340,420; Location: 410 KANSAS; 39,610 books; 1,378 audio materials; 3,588 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elkhart: Elkhart City Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Morton County Fairgrounds (B), Point Rock Golf Club (C), Morton County Sheriff's Department Jail (D), United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Services - Elkhart (E), Morton County Sheriff's Department (F), Elkhart Police Department (G), Morton County Courthouse (H), Morton County Elkhart Fire Department (I), Morton County Emergency Medical Services (J), Morton County Health Department (K), Morton County Library (L), Morton County Historical Society (M), Elkhart City Hall (N), Elkhart Senior Citizens Center (O), Morton County Civic Center (P), Elkhart Volunteer Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elkhart include: Bible Baptist Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), Hillcrest Southern Baptist Church (G), Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church (H), Elkhart United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Morton County - Morton County Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 370 Highway 56).

Hotels: El Rancho Motel (Highway 56 East), Elkhart Motel (329 Morton).

Court: Clerk District Court (1025 Morton).

Birthplace of: Darrin Simmons - Football coach and former player, Thane Baker - Sprinter, Glenn Cunningham (runner).

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

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

ELKHART, CITY OF (Population served: 2,157, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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

Banks with branches in Elkhart (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Elkhart: First National Bank Of Elkhart at 601 Morton Street, branch established on 1985/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.4 mil, Deposits: $68.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Kansas Bank Corporation
  • Colorado East Bank & Trust: Morton Street Branch at 432 Morton Street, branch established on 1915/07/20. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $798.2 mil, Deposits: $704.8 mil, headquarters in Lamar, CO, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Coloeast Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart:

Marital status in Elkhart, KS
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elkhart
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elkhart, KS (based on Morton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6439
Catholic4341
Mainline Protestant4123
Other1561
None1,588-
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
Morton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Morton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Morton County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elkhart:

47.5%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elkhart:

43.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkhart:

22.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elkhart:

77.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkhart, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$16,208$48,6240$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,102$36,4080$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,356$29,4240$0
Water Supply 2$6,002$36,0120$0
Sewerage 1$3,958$47,4960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,971$35,6520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$900
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$424
Totals for Government 14$45,597$39,0833$1,324

Elkhart government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,250,000 ($668.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($123.06)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($87.75)
    Central Staff Services: $131,000 ($70.09)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($57.25)
    Police Protection: $91,000 ($48.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($37.45)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($36.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($10.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($13.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000 ($90.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,250,000 ($668.81)

Elkhart government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($135.90)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($55.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($18.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($10.17)
    Rents: $14,000 ($7.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $343,000 ($183.52)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $374,000 ($200.11)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.54)

Elkhart government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000 ($329.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000 ($288.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($40.13)

Elkhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,060,000 ($1637.24)

7.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Elkhart, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • K212EN (90.3 FM; ELKHART, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • K215CV (90.9 FM; GUYMON, OK; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Elkhart fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elkhart fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $311,000Total costs
  • 1,895Total average daily traffic
  • 417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,694Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elkhart)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Elkhart, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkhart, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.4%), and Structure Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkhart, KS
    • 10561.4%Outside Fires
    • 3520.5%Structure Fires
    • 2414.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhart, KS
Most common first names in Elkhart, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2378.5 years
William1381.8 years
George1379.8 years
Helen1279.1 years
James1173.3 years
Mary1182.3 years
Margaret882.7 years
Charles880.5 years
Earl875.2 years
Henry781.0 years
Most common last names in Elkhart, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore1080.7 years
Coen1077.7 years
Smith877.7 years
Riley783.8 years
Walsh778.0 years
Jones778.2 years
Tucker778.4 years
Ellis665.5 years
Lewis685.8 years
Griffith681.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkhart, KS
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkhart, KS
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elkhart compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry Jeffus (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.