Elmdale, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 54 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 35  (65.4%)
Females: 19  (34.6%)
Median resident age:  60.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66850

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,618 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Elmdale:

$27,618
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,735 (it was $13,083 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $27,778 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Elmdale:

$27,778
KS:

$129,700
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  • Races in Elmdale, KS (2010)

    Elmdale races chart
    • 4887.3%White alone
    • 59.1%Hispanic
    • 23.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elmdale: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Elmdale, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (44.7%), Irish (18.4%), French (7.9%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 325 people per square mile   (very low).

Elmdale, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Elmdale:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmdale city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $271 (1.5%)

Elmdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (60.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (385.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cottonwood Falls, KS (2.4 miles ), Strong City, KS (2.5 miles ), Cedar Point, KS (3.5 miles) , Matfield Green, KS (3.9 miles) , Florence, KS (4.2 miles ), Wilsey, KS (4.3 miles) , Lincolnville, KS (4.4 miles ), Marion, KS (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 96.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Elmdale household income distribution Elmdale home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-39.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (31%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elmdale, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elmdale-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Elmdale city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 34.9 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:

Elmdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% 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 152.8 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 257.2 miles away from Elmdale 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 257.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 329.8 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 330.9 miles away from Elmdale 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 120.7 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 Chase County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Lyle Tayo - Actress.

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmdale:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - CHASE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COTTONWOOD FALLS, KS)

Airports located in Elmdale:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmdale:

  • Emporia State University (about 26 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 42 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Kansas State University (about 57 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Wichita State University (about 58 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Notable location: Chase County Rural Fire Department Elmdale Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Elmdale: Elmdale United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chase 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 Elmdale and their reported violations in the past:

ELMDALE, CITY OF (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elmdale compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • No fuel used (46%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmdale city (based on Chase County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6384
Catholic3901
Mainline Protestant3404
Other1-
None1,421-
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
Chase County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chase County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chase County:

29.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$120
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$94
Sewerage 0$0 1$320
Water Supply 0$0 1$60
Totals for Government 0$0 5$594

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($55.56)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($148.15)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($74.07)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($55.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($37.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($92.59)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($55.56)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($55.56)
    All Other: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($18.52)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($129.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($37.04)
    All Other: $2,000 ($37.04)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($129.63)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($37.04)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($18.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,000 ($111.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($55.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($55.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($333.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($18.52)

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Lyon County, KS  1.60% ($24,063 average AGI)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Lyon County, KS  2.35% ($50,125 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmdale:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmdale:

  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elmdale)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Elmdale, 0.2mi N Of Sr150 & 4.3mi W Of Us50 Fr (Lat: 38.365833 Lon: -96.737222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KCT62
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 09/13/2020
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • STATION, .7k Mi S & 4.75 Mi W Of (Lat: 38.363056 Lon: -96.732778), Overall height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: KVV89
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Certifier: Jerry D Hasten
    Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP, 5051 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77210-4967, Phone: (713) 989-7220, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4WYR, Licensee ID: L00414631
    Grant Date: 10/30/2001, Expiration Date: 10/30/2011, Certifier: Christine D Heinsohn
    Registrant: Christine D Heinsohn, 2346 C Road, Elmdale, KS 66850
  • Call Sign: KD0R, Licensee ID: L00262923
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 10/07/2016, Certifier: David C Heinsohn
    Registrant: David C Heinsohn, Rt 1 Box 58, Elmdale, KS 66850

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Elmdale, KS

  • YMCA: 1
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