Fairview, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 144  (58.3%)
Females: 104  (41.7%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66425.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,501 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Fairview:

$39,501
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,762 (it was $22,789 in 2000)

Fairview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,174 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Fairview:

$89,174
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $89,542; detached houses: $88,797; mobile homes: $93,252

Median gross rent in 2019: $456.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairview: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fairview, KS (2019)
    • 26380.7%White alone
    • 3711.3%Hispanic
    • 92.8%Two or more races
    • 82.5%Black alone
    • 61.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fairview, Kansas as of October 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairview is 55 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (27.4%), English (8.9%), Polish (7.4%), American (3.7%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 835 people per square mile   (low).

Fairview, Kansas map

10 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $764 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $693 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (47.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (81.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (443.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sabetha, KS (2.4 miles ),
Morrill, KS (2.5 miles ),
Powhattan, KS (2.7 miles),
Hamlin, KS (2.7 miles),
Kickapoo Site 1, KS (3.1 miles),
Hiawatha, KS (3.2 miles ),
Kickapoo Site 2, KS (3.2 miles),
Kickapoo Site 6, KS (3.2 miles)

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 95.73 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Fairview, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fairview, KS in 2019

Fairview satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $95,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairview, KS residents
Average permit cost in Fairview, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Fairview, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (10.9%)
  • Machinery (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (17.1%)
  • Food (14.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.1%)
  • Food (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Fairview, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (10.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Fairview, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Fairview city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairview-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 475% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from Fairview center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from Fairview center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from Fairview center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairview:

  • FOUNTAIN VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • NEMAHA COUNTY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • GREAT PLAINS OF SABETHA INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • SABETHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • SABETHA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • KANSAS DIALYSIS SERVICES - SABETHA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • LAKESIDE TERRACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview:

  • Highland Community College (about 25 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 51 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Washburn University (about 56 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 57 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Kansas State University (about 65 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Kansas (about 67 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Grantham University (about 70 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairview: Fairway Shops (A), Fairview - Walnut Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairview include: Delaware Baptist Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Fairview United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bernard W. Rogers - Former Chief of Staff of the Army.

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BROWN CO RWD 1 (Population served: 709, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Fairview (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank: at 412 West Commercial Street, branch established on 1929/09/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $22.4 mil, Deposits: $20.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Fairview:

Marital status in Fairview, KS
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairview, KS (based on Brown County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,12318
Evangelical Protestant96912
Catholic9003
Other2591
Black Protestant1241
None4,609-
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
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Brown County:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brown County:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
State:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairview:

50.5%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Kansas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairview:

9.8%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairview:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairview:

37.0%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Fairview:

56.2%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairview, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Fairview government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $18,000 ($72.58)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($56.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($28.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($28.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($16.13)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($8.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($16.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,000 ($28.23)

Fairview government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($76.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($84.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($24.19)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($8.06)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($137.10)
    Property: $19,000 ($76.61)

Fairview government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($306.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($209.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($96.77)

Fairview government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000 ($697.58)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairview:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairview:

  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Fairview:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

Fairview fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 1993 02:02 PM, Commer, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.4mTotal length
  • $2,165,000Total costs
  • 21,187Total average daily traffic
  • 5,020Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Fairview, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairview, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairview)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Hwy 75 9 Mi S E Side (Lat: 39.717778 Lon: -95.726639), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPMK950,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/28/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2016, Certifier: Mary Ann Haug, Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WOODLAWN, 2106 Acorn Rd (Woodlawn # 92038) (Lat: 39.813222 Lon: -95.788222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 79.6 m, Overall height: 80.5 m, Call Sign: WRKK712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+38 more), Grant Date: 01/15/2021, Expiration Date: 01/15/2031, Certifier: Garrett Wiseman, Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • FAIRVIEW, Fairview (Lat: 39.842000 Lon: -95.748278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: WRKK930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 01/19/2021, Expiration Date: 01/19/2031, Certifier: Garrett Wiseman, Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 22 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2016. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairview, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairview, KS
    • 8964.0%Outside Fires
    • 2316.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2215.8%Structure Fires
    • 53.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairview, KS
Most common first names in Fairview, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John877.6 years
James770.3 years
Charles687.8 years
William679.8 years
Helen581.6 years
Mary584.4 years
Ethel584.8 years
George483.7 years
Emma485.3 years
Louise485.2 years
Most common last names in Fairview, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer778.7 years
Rieger689.3 years
Schaible686.7 years
Kopp583.4 years
Schmitt587.2 years
Spellmeier589.4 years
Purdy481.8 years
Vandalsem491.0 years
Fanning386.7 years
Dodge374.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairview, KS
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairview, KS
  • 62.8%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity


Fairview compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Allan C. Spellmeier (4)
  • Scott Eugene Vandalsem (3)
  • John A. Armstrong (1)
  • Allan Spellmeier (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.