Fairway, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 3,969 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 1,895  (47.8%)
Females: 2,074  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66205.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $104,680 (it was $68,125 in 2000)
Fairway:

$104,680
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $75,492 (it was $45,456 in 2000)

Fairway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $293,564 (it was $195,000 in 2000)
Fairway:

$293,564
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $260,812; Detached houses: $271,777; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,815; In 2-unit structures: $130,615; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,645; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,385; Mobile homes: $24,928

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,193.

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  • Races in Fairway, KS (2010)

    Fairway races chart
    • 3,61093.0%White alone
    • 1173.0%Hispanic
    • 561.4%Asian alone
    • 541.4%Two or more races
    • 290.7%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairway: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.7%), English (15.1%), Irish (14.7%), United States (4.5%), Scottish (3.9%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 3,484 people per square mile   (average).

Fairway,KS real estate house value index trend

Fairway, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Fairway:

  • High school or higher: 99.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairway city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

116 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fairway, Kansas as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairway to the number of sex offenders is 3,939 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,924 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,022 (1.3%)

Fairway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, MO (5.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Roeland Park, KS (1.0 miles ), Mission Hills, KS (1.0 miles ), Mission Woods, KS (1.0 miles) , Westwood, KS (1.1 miles ), Westwood Hills, KS (1.2 miles ), Mission, KS (1.2 miles ), Countryside, KS (1.2 miles ), Prairie Village, KS (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $325,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $371,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $365,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $839,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $537,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $508,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $439,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $361,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $748,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $415,900
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $660,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 94.63 W

Fairway household income distribution Fairway home values distribution

Property values in Fairway, KS


Crime rates in Fairway by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000100000
per 100,000 0.00.025.60.00.00.00.026.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000120000110
per 100,000 25.10.00.00.025.952.40.00.00.00.025.225.30.0
Robberies 1001011012100
per 100,000 25.10.00.025.90.026.226.20.025.651.225.20.00.0
Assaults 3130310122031
per 100,000 75.225.676.90.077.626.20.026.151.151.20.075.825.1
Burglaries 141425177104615555
per 100,000 350.7358.851.2129.5439.6183.5261.9104.4153.4383.9126.1126.4125.5
Thefts 55292516362428241936223135
per 100,000 1,377.8743.2640.5414.3931.0629.1733.4626.5485.7921.4554.9783.4878.7
Auto thefts 6874392218125
per 100,000 150.3205.0179.3103.677.6235.952.452.225.6204.825.250.5125.5
Arson 0001110000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.025.925.926.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 139.879.5114.743.4114.9116.562.297.852.2110.063.382.961.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fairway detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kansas average:

2.60
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -210 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Legal occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)

Work and jobs in Fairway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fairway, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairway-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Fairway city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.9 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 305.5 miles away from Fairway 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) earthquake occurred 312.9 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 332.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 363.1 miles away from Fairway center
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 296.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairway topographic map

Birthplace of: Blair Butler - Comedian.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairway:

  • RAI - RAINBOW BLVD - WESTWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WESTWOOD, KS)
  • BRIGHTON GARDENS OF PRAIRIE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS)
  • CONTINUA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • INFUSX INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • ESSENTIAL HOME HEALTH INC (HOSPICE) (Hospital, about 3 miles away; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL OF KANSAS CITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)

Amtrak stations near Fairway:

  • 5 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairway:

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 3 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 4 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 4 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Wright Career College (about 7 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 9 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 10 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Park University (about 12 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

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Notable locations in Fairway: Fairway City Hall (A), Old Shawnee Town (B), Fairway Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mission Mart Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fairway include: Trinity Anglican Church (A), Old Mission Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Shawnee Methodist Mission Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fairway include: Shawnee Mission State Historic Site (1), Fairway City Pool (2), Neale Peterson Park (3), Shawnee Mission State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Shawnee Indian Mission Kansas State Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3403 West 53rd Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.467. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.27. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.6%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Fairway, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Fairway (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Omaha: Fairway Branch at 2828 Shawnee Mission Parkway, branch established on 1996/07/29. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Security Bank of Kansas City: Shawnee Mission Branch at 4400 Shawnee Mission Parkway, branch established on 1972/12/19. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $824.9 mil, Deposits: $598.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Valley View Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kansas average:

11.3

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

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 Fairway city (based on Johnson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,13118
Evangelical Protestant99,699190
Mainline Protestant71,06887
Other21,64446
Orthodox1,5055
Black Protestant6424
None247,490-
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: 72
Johnson County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Johnson County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 120
Johnson County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

23.0%
Kansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.2%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairway:

48.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairway:

78.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairway, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$6,468$77,6160$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,766$51,06410$1,516
Judicial and Legal 2$7,675$46,0502$2,063
Police Protection - Officers 9$50,250$67,0000$0
Streets and Highways 4$16,646$49,9380$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,933$59,1960$0
Totals for Government 20$98,738$59,24312$3,579

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

  • Construction - General: $429,000 ($108.09)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $648,000 ($163.27)
    Financial Administration: $570,000 ($143.61)
    Police Protection: $562,000 ($141.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $283,000 ($71.30)
    Regular Highways: $153,000 ($38.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000 ($26.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($25.20)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($2.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,000 ($3.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,346,000 ($339.13)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $114,000 ($28.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($19.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $204,000 ($51.40)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($15.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($30.99)
    General Support: $93,000 ($23.43)
    All Other: $37,000 ($9.32)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $870,000 ($219.20)
    Property: $746,000 ($187.96)
    Public Utilities: $354,000 ($89.19)
    NEC: $57,000 ($14.36)

Fairway government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $545,000 ($137.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $485,000 ($122.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($15.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $550,000 ($138.57)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $322,000 ($81.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $870,000 ($219.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($2.27)

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($551 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.03%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MO  1.26% ($71,410 average AGI)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.72% ($32,403)
from Douglas County, KS  0.32% ($35,909)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Kansas average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($849 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MO  1.12% ($43,111 average AGI)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.65% ($29,660)
to Douglas County, KS  0.27% ($32,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairway:

  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairway:

  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Fairway:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
Fairway fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fairway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 8,670Total average daily traffic
  • 86Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,400Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MISSION WOODS, 2005 Johnson Drive (Lat: 39.034167 Lon: -94.607611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQLR625
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.975 MHz, 460.075 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/07/2020, Certifier: Susan D PekarekRegistrant: Afc Apcos Spectrum Management Div Licensing Services 091913wh, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4502 Shawnee Miss.Pkwy (Lat: 39.026667 Lon: -94.637167), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KQB261
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.312 MHz, 450.512 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/1986, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Cmp Houston-Kc, LLC, 3280 Peachtree Road, Nw Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30305

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 4350 Johnson Drive (Lat: 39.030556 Lon: -94.642444), Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: WPNG533, Licensee ID: L00238505
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.500 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2002Registrant: Sinclair Radio Of Kansas City Licensee Inc, 2000 W 41st St, Baltimore, MD 21211
  • KCTV Studio, 4500 Shawnee Mission Parkway (Lat: 39.026750 Lon: -94.637028), Type: Building, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WQUD798
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/11/2024, Certifier: Joseph L Snelson JrRegistrant: Cooley LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 776-2357, Email:
  • KCTV Studio, 4500 Johnson Dr (Lat: 39.026750 Lon: -94.637028), Type: Building, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WCX614
    Assigned Frequencies: 13025.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/1980, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • KCTV STUDIO, 4500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy (Lat: 39.026750 Lon: -94.637028), Type: Building, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WCX615
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1980, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairway)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$172,02344$278,452145$266,4946$94,4437$222,396
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$160,8202$460,27010$202,5630$01$56,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$151,06023$268,2533$75,5531$151,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$144,4455$331,94019$226,9431$244,0601$161,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$544,7506$179,9280$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0500.00 , 0507.00, 0508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$211,5186$204,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$223,8101$164,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$241,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$185,7401$91,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0500.00 , 0507.00, 0508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Fairway

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairway, KS

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Fairway, KS

  • Houlihan's: 1
  • Jones New York: 1
  • UPS: 2

Fairway compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fairway on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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