Esbon, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 98 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.8%
Males: 58  (59.3%)
Females: 40  (40.7%)
Median resident age:  53.2 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66941

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,917 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Esbon:

$36,917
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,799 (it was $17,438 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,516 (it was $22,300 in 2000)
Esbon:

$45,516
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $51,622; Detached houses: $51,543

Median gross rent in 2016: $642.

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  • Races in Esbon, KS (2010)

    Esbon races chart
    • 9090.9%White alone
    • 44.0%Two or more races
    • 33.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%Black alone
    • 11.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Esbon: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.3%), English (10.5%), American (7.0%), Irish (7.0%), Danish (2.3%), French Canadian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1848 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 321 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Esbon:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Esbon city:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,193 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $451 (1.3%)

Esbon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (115.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (494.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lebanon, KS (2.6 miles ), Burr Oak, KS (2.8 miles ), Mankato, KS (3.5 miles ), Guide Rock, NE (4.3 miles ), Jewell, KS (4.3 miles ), Smith Center, KS (4.3 miles ), Red Cloud, NE (4.4 miles ), Cawker City, KS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.82 N, Longitude: 98.43 W

Area code: 785

Esbon household income distribution Esbon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-10.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (52%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Esbon, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Esbon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Esbon city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Esbon-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from Esbon center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 260.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Esbon center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 307.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jewell County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Esbon:

  • JEWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MANKATO, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Esbon:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 71 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 74 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 82 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 100 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Kansas State University (about 109 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 115 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 118 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

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Notable locations in Esbon: Esbon Grain and Fertilizer Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Jewell County Rural Fire Department 3 Esbon (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jewell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.1%
(36.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Esbon (2011 data):

  • Guaranty State Bank and Trust Company: Esbon Branch at 501 Grand, branch established on 2001/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.5 mil, Deposits: $127.4 mil, headquarters in Beloit, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Esbon city (based on Jewell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0228
Evangelical Protestant61210
Catholic1912
None1,252-
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
Jewell County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jewell County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Jewell County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

21.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jewell County:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Esbon:

45.0%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Esbon:

7.1%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Esbon:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Esbon:

57.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Esbon, KS Residents
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 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$560
Sewerage 0$0 1$850
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,810

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $17,000 ($173.47)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($163.27)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($153.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($71.43)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($30.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $32,000 ($326.53)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($142.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($81.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($40.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($193.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($51.02)
    General Support: $2,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($112.24)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($51.02)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($40.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $198,000 ($2020.41)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Esbon:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Esbon:

  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Esbon:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 145 Henry St (Lat: 39.822222 Lon: -98.442000), Call Sign: KNAZ200
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.975 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2015, Expiration Date: 03/01/2026, Certifier: Lynette BartleyRegistrant: Rock Hills Usd 107, 109 East Main, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3102, Email:
  • 111 Grand Ave (Lat: 39.819444 Lon: -98.436444), Call Sign: KNGL400, Licensee ID: L00041275
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003Registrant: Edgar Marihugh, 111 Grand Ave, Esbon, KS 66941
  • .5 Mi N 3.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.829444 Lon: -98.497000), Call Sign: KNAE940, Licensee ID: L00063775
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.415 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2001Registrant: Harold Beam Jr, Rt 1, Esbon, KS 66941, Phone: (913) 725-6191
  • 115 Grand Avenue (Lat: 39.828056 Lon: -98.435833), Call Sign: WQRF245
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.505 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Ray H MiznerRegistrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: AA0AU, Previous Call Sign: N0LLK, Licensee ID: L00197537, Grant Date: 02/11/2010, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Glenn E Marihugh, Registrant: Glenn E Marihugh, 168 Sunflower Rd, Esbon, KS 66941
  • Call Sign: KB0ZVK, Licensee ID: L01214574, Grant Date: 12/05/2006, Expiration Date: 02/27/2017, Registrant: Joseph L Pashia, 310 Grand Ave, Esbon, KS 66941
  • Call Sign: N0LMP, Licensee ID: L00217003, Grant Date: 03/10/2000, Expiration Date: 06/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2012, Registrant: Mark H Marihugh, 102 N East St, Esbon, KS 66941
  • Call Sign: W0FDJ, Previous Call Sign: AA0TP, Licensee ID: L00235784, Grant Date: 01/13/2011, Expiration Date: 05/16/2020, Certifier: Joleen A Howell, Registrant: Joleen A Howell, 612 Grand Ave, Esbon, KS 66941
  • Call Sign: KE0IFG, Licensee ID: L02011304, Grant Date: 03/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/17/2026, Certifier: Stede E Underwood, Registrant: Stede E Underwood, 518 Y Road, Esbon, KS 66941

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

JEWELL CO RWD 1 (Population served: 959, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Esbon that have no violations reported:

  • ESBON, CITY OF (Population served: 98, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (5%)

Esbon compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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