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Population in 2012: 255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 120  (47.1%)
Females: 135  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66425.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,275 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Fairview:

$35,275
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,794

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,996 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Fairview:

$47,996
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,258; Detached houses: $62,402; Mobile homes: $8,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $408.

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  • White alone - 242 (93.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (3.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairview: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.1%), English (8.5%), Irish (4.9%), French (3.5%), United States (3.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 858 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairview city:

  • Never married: 10.4%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

6 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:  2.0%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fairview, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairview to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $643 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $518 (1.1%)

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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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $95,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 95.73 W

Area code: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 193% 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 slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from Fairview center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bernard W. Rogers - Former Chief of Staff of the Army.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairview, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 51 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • Washburn University (about 56 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 58 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Kansas State University (about 65 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • University of Kansas (about 67 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Grantham University (about 70 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 73 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)

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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

 
Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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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, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2000), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairview, KS

Fairview 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairview travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fairview city (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.75%
Here59.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents27.6%21.8%14.8%9.4%7.1%
Congregations23.5%8.8%11.8%11.8%8.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.5%4.7%3.6%1.6%3.9%
Congregations5.9%5.9%5.9%2.9%14.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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:
Here:

9.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brown County:

9.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($94.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($74.51)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($39.22)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($15.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($3.92)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($43.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($19.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($7.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($50.98)
    General Support: $5,000 ($19.61)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $13,000 ($50.98)
    Property: $3,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,000 ($741.18)

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Nemaha County, KS  0.78% ($29,533 average AGI)
from Atchison County, KS  0.44% ($18,941)
from Doniphan County, KS  0.42% ($27,500)


7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Shawnee County, KS  0.70% ($32,259 average AGI)
to Atchison County, KS  0.57% ($22,364)
to Nemaha County, KS  0.57% ($25,864)

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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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, Certifier: Mary Ann Haug
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.838944 Lon: -95.728667, Call Sign: WQOG998
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Leon Hermesh
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9


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

Fairview on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Allan C. Spellmeier (4)
  • John A. Armstrong (1)
  • Allan Spellmeier (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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