Ford, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 221 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.6%
Males: 113  (51.5%)
Females: 108  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67842.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,979 (it was $34,545 in 2000)
Ford:

$47,979
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,106 (it was $15,037 in 2000)

Ford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $57,265 (it was $30,800 in 2000)
Ford:

$57,265
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $63,347; detached houses: $69,908; mobile homes: $47,016

Median gross rent in 2017: $792.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ford: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ford, KS (2010)
    • 18585.6%White alone
    • 188.3%Hispanic
    • 83.7%American Indian alone
    • 41.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ford, Kansas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ford is 99 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.4%), Scottish (11.3%), American (9.4%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2406 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 527 people per square mile   (low).

Ford, Kansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $916 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $671 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (132.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (374.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bucklin, KS (3.0 miles ),
Wilroads Gardens, KS (3.4 miles ),
Fort Dodge, KS (3.5 miles),
Wright, KS (3.5 miles),
Spearville, KS (3.8 miles ),
Mullinville, KS (3.9 miles ),
Dodge City, KS (4.1 miles ),
Minneola, KS (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.64 N, Longitude: 99.75 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Ford, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ford, KS in 2017
Ford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+27.1%).
Most common industries in Ford, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.8%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.5%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (30.2%)
  • Food (12.3%)
  • Truck transportation (10.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (23.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Ford, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (21.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)

Average climate in Ford, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Ford-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Ford city center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Ford 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 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.7 miles away from Ford center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.4 miles away from Ford center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.0 miles away from Ford center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ford County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ford:

  • HILL TOP HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BUCKLIN, KS)

Amtrak station near Ford:

  • 17 miles: DODGE CITY (CENTRAL & WYATT EARP STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ford:

  • Barton County Community College (about 77 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 89 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 105 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 135 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Library in Ford:

  • FORD CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,500; Location: 701 E 8TH ST; 3,823 books; 12 e-books; 35 audio materials; 485 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ford: Dodge City Co - Operative Exchange Grain Elevator Number 5 (A), Ford City Library (B), Ford County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (C), Ford City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ford: Ford Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ford 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 Ford and their reported violations in the past:

FORD, CITY OF (Population served: 221, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ford:

Marital status in Ford, KS
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ford:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ford, KS (based on Ford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,5703
Evangelical Protestant6,56430
Mainline Protestant2,3848
Other9184
None11,412-
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: 5
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Ford County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
Kansas:

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

18.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ford:

43.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Ford:

55.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ford, KS Residents

Ford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $209,000 ($945.70)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($235.29)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($158.37)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($99.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($36.20)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($36.20)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($18.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($13.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($9.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($9.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($389.14)

Ford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($90.50)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($67.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $14,000 ($63.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($4.52)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $178,000 ($805.43)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($190.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($31.67)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($230.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $32,000 ($144.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($45.25)

Ford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,000 ($592.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($552.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($40.72)

Ford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,000 ($402.71)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Finney County, KS  0.46% ($30,424 average AGI)
from Gray County, KS  0.36% ($45,913)
from Seward County, KS  0.29% ($33,459)


7.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.57% ($40,014 average AGI)
to Finney County, KS  0.45% ($29,678)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.24% ($15,194)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ford:

  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ford:

  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • K225AG (96.3 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KKJQ (97.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONQ (91.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ford:

  • KSAS-LP (Channel 29; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBSD-TV (Channel 6; ENSIGN, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Ford fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 2015 04:25 PM, Us-400, Lat: 37.650583, Lon: -99.753781, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 2011 08:00 PM, Wyatt Earp Blvd, Us-56, Lat: 37.752608, Lon: -100.020911, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.7mTotal length
  • $1,507,000Total costs
  • 24,619Total average daily traffic
  • 7,181Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,214Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ford, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ford, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ford)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 7km W Of Ford Ks (Lat: 37.644750 Lon: -99.839306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPRW505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.712 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2012, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200
  • 7km W Of Ford Ks (Lat: 37.644750 Lon: -99.839306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPRW509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.150 MHz, 853.862 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2012, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200
  • 7km W Of Ford Ks (Lat: 37.644750 Lon: -99.839306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPRW513,
    Assigned Frequencies: 808.675 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2012, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • United Ford Office, Us400 At 8th Street (Lat: 37.636111 Lon: -99.755556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 21.6 m, Call Sign: WQEB474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2005, Expiration Date: 12/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2015, Certifier: Craig Mock, Registrant: United Wireless Communications, Inc., 1107 Mcartor Road, Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8641, Fax: (620) 227-7032, Email:
  • FORD, 6.9 Km West Of Ford, Ks (Lat: 37.644750 Lon: -99.839306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WQKT975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/11/2019, Certifier: Edwin Geer, Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • FORD, 306 East 8th Street (Lat: 37.637278 Lon: -99.749889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 72.8 m, Overall height: 75.5 m, Call Sign: WQRL850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Ford Substation Rptr, 11679 Ford Spearville Rd (Lat: 37.663806 Lon: -99.743778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQTI348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Certifier: John D Geil, Registrant: Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, 301 West 13th Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (620) 272-5400, Fax: (620) 272-5413, Email:
  • STATION, 7.0mi W And 2.0mi South Of (Lat: 37.616944 Lon: -99.888722), Overall height: 117 m, Call Sign: WAQ686,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHz, 1955.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/1996, Expiration Date: 01/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/22/1997, Phone: (918) 588-4879

Most common first names in Ford, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James568.6 years
Dale375.3 years
Harold368.0 years
Joseph381.6 years
Mildred375.7 years
Carl274.5 years
Alfred281.6 years
Ida291.5 years
Ernest273.0 years
George259.9 years
Most common last names in Ford, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snook586.2 years
Steele581.8 years
Stout483.0 years
Heiland382.3 years
Rinehart383.3 years
Rowley374.0 years
Stephenson387.6 years
Derstein287.0 years
Emrie285.5 years
Baxter273.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ford, KS
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ford, KS
  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ford compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.