For population 25 years and over in Elsmore:
For population 15 years and over in Elsmore city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (77.5 miles , pop. 92,962).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (94.3 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (357.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Savonburg, KS (1.8 miles) , Stark, KS (2.7 miles) , Bronson, KS (2.9 miles ), Moran, KS (2.9 miles ), Uniontown, KS (3.2 miles ), La Harpe, KS (3.4 miles ), Hepler, KS (3.7 miles) , Gas, KS (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 95.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 620
Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-19.8%).
Average climate in Elsmore, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elsmore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Elsmore city center .
On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elsmore-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Elsmore center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Allen County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Elsmore:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsmore:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elsmore and their reported violations in the past:ALLEN CO RWD 8 (Population served: 680, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.8%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Elsmore compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Elsmore city (based on Allen County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.41%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Elsmore government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Elsmore government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Elsmore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,525 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:
6.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,180 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Elsmore:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: