Elsmore, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 76 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 41  (54.0%)
Females: 35  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66732

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,375 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Elsmore:

$35,375
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,850 (it was $20,600 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $17,677 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Elsmore:

$17,677
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $31,265; Detached houses: $35,232; Mobile homes: $7,933

Median gross rent in 2013: $423.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elsmore: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.9%), Swedish (16.4%), German (13.7%), Irish (12.3%), French (5.5%), United States (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 496 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elsmore:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsmore city:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $205 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $460 (1.4%)

Elsmore satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 95.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

5.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-19.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elsmore, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elsmore, Kansas average temperatures Elsmore, Kansas average precipitation Elsmore, Kansas humidity Elsmore, Kansas wind speed Elsmore, Kansas snowfall Elsmore, Kansas sunshine Elsmore, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Elsmore-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 74% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 243.0 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 244.3 miles away from Elsmore center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 306.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 311.2 miles away from Elsmore 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 228.3 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 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 Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elsmore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elsmore:

  • PINECREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HUMBOLDT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsmore:

  • Allen County Community College (about 17 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 38 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 62 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 66 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Baker University (about 69 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Emporia State University (about 71 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 78 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)

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Notable location: Allen County Rural Fire District 3 Elsmore Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 31.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elsmore compared to Kansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elsmore city (based on Allen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,25415
Evangelical Protestant2,92626
Catholic1,4402
Other6043
Black Protestant1831
None4,964-
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: 2
Allen County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Allen County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.3%
Kansas:

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

14.5%
State:

13.4%
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 3$350
Totals for Government 0$0 3$350

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $35,000 ($460.53)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($65.79)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($65.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($39.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,000 ($26.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($26.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($26.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $43,000 ($565.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($26.32)
    General Support: $1,000 ($13.16)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($39.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($1460.53)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.96% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KS  0.54% ($22,704)
from Woodson County, KS  0.26% ($23,538)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.77% ($23,026 average AGI)
to Woodson County, KS  0.40% ($24,000)
to Anderson County, KS  0.36% ($21,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elsmore:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elsmore:

  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Elsmore:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K30AL (Channel 30; IOLA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIV. OF TOPEKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas L Young, 0.8 Km West And 4.0 Km North Of Elsmore (Lat: 37.827778 Lon: -95.162500), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 7855751199, Doug_young@wr.Com, 818 S. KANSAS AVE.
  • 0.8 Km West And 4.0 Km North Of Elsmore (Lat: 37.827778 Lon: -95.162500), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 9135756560, Steve_ingersoll@wstnres.Com, 818 KANSAS AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi W 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 37.827778 Lon: -95.162500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: KNNQ324
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.462 MHz, 935.475 MHz, 935.487 MHz, 935.500 MHz, 935.912 MHz, 935.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Marmaton, .5 Mi W And 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 37.827806 Lon: -95.162472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WPNN344
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-6560, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:
  • STATION, 2.6 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.827806 Lon: -95.162472), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WEG856
    Assigned Frequencies: 1905.00 MHz, 1935.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/27/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (913) 575-6424

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0RRL, Licensee ID: L00266392
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant: Jesse J Hennen, 375 3000th Street, Elsmore, KS 66732
  • Call Sign: KB0RRM, Licensee ID: L00281277
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant: Mattea M Hennen, 3130 Delaware Road, Elsmore, KS 66732
  • Call Sign: KB0RRP, Licensee ID: L00281276
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant: Becky L Hennen, 3130 Delaware Road, Elsmore, KS 66732
  • Call Sign: KB0RRQ, Licensee ID: L00266125
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant: Aloys O Hennen, 3130 Delaware Road, Elsmore, KS 66732
  • Call Sign: KC0HFK, Licensee ID: L00206405
    Grant Date: 03/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: John K Fewins
    Registrant: John K Fewins, 710 N Main, Elsmore, KS 66732

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25777 , Serial Number: 3727, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Merle L Bacon, R R 1, Elsmore, KS 66732

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
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