Fredonia, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 2,390 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 1,163  (48.7%)
Females: 1,227  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66736.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,573 (it was $25,539 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$31,573
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,346 (it was $14,593 in 2000)

Fredonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,191 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$62,191
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $63,767; Detached houses: $66,478; In 2-unit structures: $96,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $6,621; Mobile homes: $25,941

Median gross rent in 2012: $486.

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Fredonia races chart
  • White alone - 2,317 (93.4%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fredonia: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.0%), Irish (13.1%), United States (11.4%), English (8.6%), French (3.9%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 893 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 996 people per square mile   (low).

Fredonia,KS real estate house value index trend

Fredonia, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Fredonia:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredonia city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

14 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Fredonia, Kansas as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fredonia to the number of sex offenders is 480 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $786 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $924 (1.5%)

Fredonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (83.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (331.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: New Albany, KS (2.6 miles) , Benedict, KS (2.8 miles) , Altoona, KS (3.0 miles ), Neodesha, KS (3.3 miles ), Coyville, KS (3.4 miles) , Fall River, KS (3.5 miles) , Buffalo, KS (3.8 miles ), Elk City, KS (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 95.83 W

Area code: 620

Fredonia household income distribution Fredonia home values distribution

Crime rates in Fredonia by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011
Murders 020000000
per 100,000 0.078.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011000002
per 100,000 0.039.239.50.00.00.00.00.080.1
Robberies 001010000
per 100,000 0.00.039.50.040.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 376645559
per 100,000 114.2274.1237.1240.4161.8204.4208.0210.8360.3
Burglaries 64927172839191414
per 100,000 228.51918.61066.8681.11132.71594.4790.3590.2560.4
Thefts 284453657382384134
per 100,000 1066.31722.82094.02604.22953.13352.41580.71728.51361.1
Auto thefts 1910353722
per 100,000 38.1352.4395.1120.2202.3122.6291.284.380.1
Arson 010100020
per 100,000 0.039.20.040.10.00.00.084.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.6) 88.0493.5292.4218.1268.6308.5190.9165.9245.8

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

Crime rate in Fredonia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Fredonia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fredonia-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.0 miles away from the Fredonia city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fredonia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.6 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from Fredonia center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.3 miles away from Fredonia 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 338.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fredonia topographic map

Birthplace of: George W. Malone - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fredonia:

  • FREDONIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1527 MADISON)
  • FREDONIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL HHA (1527 MADISON STREET)
  • HOME SWEET HOME CARE (429 SOUTH 20TH)
  • HOME TOWN HEALTH CARE LLC (314 NORTH 7TH STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FREDONIA (240 N 19TH ST)
  • HILLCREST MANOR INC (240 N 19TH ST)

Airports located in Fredonia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fredonia:

  • Allen County Community College (about 37 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Butler Community College (about 61 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 63 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Emporia State University (about 64 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 70 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 75 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Fredonia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fredonia:

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Library in Fredonia:

  • FREDONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $272,088; Location: 807 JEFFERSON ST.; 29,822 books; 496 audio materials; 1,324 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fredonia: Wilson County Fairgrounds (A), Fredonia Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (B), Wilson County Sheriff's Office Jail (C), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop H - Wilson (D), Fredonia Police Department (E), Wilson County Courthouse (F), Wilson County Sheriff's Office (G), Fredonia Emergency Medical Services (H), Wilson County Health Department (I), Fredonia Public Library (J), Wilson County Museum (K), Fredonia Fire Department (L), Fredonia City Hall (M), Fredonia Public Works (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fredonia include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Bible Baptist Church (B), Calvary Wesleyan Church (C), Covenant Promise Church of Fredonia (D), First Christian Church (E), First Southern Baptist Church (F), Fredonia Church of God (G), Fredonia United Methodist Church (H), Fredonia Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Wilson County Historical Society (420 North 7th Street).

Hotels: Gene & Rose Benefiel (105 North 5th Street), Bacani Hotel (2404 East Washington Street), Bed & Breakfast-Loomis House (105 North 5th Street), Cox Motel (502 North 5th Street).

Courts: Wilson County - District Court Offices- District Judge (Courthouse), Wilson County - District Court Offices- Probation Office (Courthouse).

Wilson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 31.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

20.2

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

FREDONIA, CITY OF (Population served: 2,398, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • 26 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Fredonia, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Fredonia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Fredonia (2011 data):

  • Community National Bank & Trust: Fredonia Branch at 733 Madison, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, headquarters in Chanute, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • The State Bank of Kansas: The State Bank Of Kansas at 501 Madison Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.6 mil, Deposits: $57.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Fredonia State Bankshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank in Fredonia: First National Bank In Fredonia at 730 Madison Street, branch established on 1871/09/16. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $102.0 mil, Deposits: $87.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Corporation Of Fredonia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fredonia city (based on Wilson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.00%
Here: 47.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents21.2%17.1%15.2%11.6%5.6%
Congregations16.2%5.4%5.4%13.5%8.1%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God The Wesleyan Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristOther
Adherents5.3%4.2%4.1%3.1%12.6%
Congregations5.4%2.7%2.7%2.7%37.8%
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
Wilson County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Wilson County:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilson County:

29.1%
Kansas:

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

13.1%
State:

13.4%
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 2$8,884$53,3040$0
Other Government Administration 6$20,707$41,4140$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$2,963
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,202$36,4040$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$2,455
Streets and Highways 5$13,835$33,2040$0
Health 1$2,021$24,2520$0
Solid Waste Management 5$9,438$22,6510$0
Sewerage 1$2,387$28,6440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,714$32,5680$0
Water Supply 4$7,566$22,6980$0
Electric Power 3$8,578$34,3120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,158$24,9480$0
Totals for Government 36$98,490$32,83022$5,418

Fredonia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $100,000 ($41.84)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($31.38)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,886,000 ($789.12)
    Water Utilities: $489,000 ($204.60)
    Police Protection: $319,000 ($133.47)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($103.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($79.50)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($51.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($38.08)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($33.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($28.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $50,000 ($20.92)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($13.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($10.88)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($7.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($4.18)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($2.09)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.67)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($53.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($18.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($40.17)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($10.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($8.37)
    Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($5.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($3.35)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.51)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.09)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,001,000 ($837.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($35.56)

Fredonia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $197,000 ($82.43)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($79.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($6.69)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($5.02)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $100,000 ($41.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $226,000 ($94.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $40,000 ($16.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($10.88)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.28)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,438,000 ($1020.08)
    Water Utilities: $770,000 ($322.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $74,000 ($30.96)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - Property: $453,000 ($189.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($28.03)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.67)

Fredonia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,292,000 ($2214.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,725,000 ($1976.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,058,000 ($1279.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,491,000 ($1042.26)

Fredonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,408,000 ($589.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $168,000 ($70.29)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, KS  1.28% ($21,378 average AGI)
from Neosho County, KS  0.65% ($21,913)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.43% ($21,533)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, KS  1.07% ($24,921 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.59% ($29,095)
to Neosho County, KS  0.51% ($41,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fredonia:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fredonia:

  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIND-FM (102.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Fredonia, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Fredonia fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 2004 04:57 PM, 15th St, Washington, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Nov 5, 2003 10:44 AM, Us-400, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
Apr 10, 1984 11:08 PM, 39, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 1, 1981 09:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1977 07:58 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $205,000
Total average daily traffic: 250
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 250

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fredonia)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 421 N 7th St (Lat: 37.530611 Lon: -95.821917), Call Sign: KNCR649, Licensee ID: L00015352
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/1996, Expiration Date: 02/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: City Of Fredonia, 314 N 7th St, Fredonia, KS 66736, Phone: (316) 378-2231
  • 421 North 7th St (Lat: 37.530611 Lon: -95.821917), Call Sign: KAD483, Licensee ID: L00206536
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 39.5800 MHz, 39.8000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2000, Expiration Date: 03/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005
    Registrant: County Of Wilson, 421 N 7th St, Fredonia, KS 66736, Phone: (316) 378-3622
  • Water Standpipe 4.5 Mi W 6.3 Mi N (Lat: 37.570333 Lon: -95.888306), Call Sign: WGF835, Licensee ID: L00063308
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 12/21/2014
    Registrant: Wilson County Rural Water District No 11, Rr 1 Box 129, Toronto, KS 66777, Phone: (316) 692-3652
  • Lat: 37.509194 Lon: -95.822194, Call Sign: WQBN206, Licensee ID: L00013333
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Certifier: Randy Robinson
    Registrant: Systech Environmental Corporation, 1420 South Cement Road, Fredonia, KS 66736, Phone: (620) 378-4451, Fax: (620) 378-4505
  • 1527 Madison (Lat: 37.534778 Lon: -95.812833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQFG712
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/11/2016, Certifier: Fred D Rinne
    Registrant: Burden Associates, 20944 Sherman Way, Suite 213, Canoga Park, CA 91303, Phone: (818) 340-4590, Fax: (818) 884-8840, Email:
  • 1400 S Cement Rd (Lat: 37.509222 Lon: -95.822194), Call Sign: WQFZ640
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2006, Expiration Date: 11/17/2016, Certifier: Marty Werner
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5606 Sw Topeka Blvd., Suite C, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FREDONIA, 4 Mi W Of Altoona & 2 Mi S Of St Hwy 47 (Lat: 37.499750 Lon: -95.740250), Overall height: 120.7 m, Call Sign: WMJ700
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • FREDONIA II, N/2 Se/4, Sec 5, T295 R15e (Lat: 37.548889 Lon: -95.786667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL960
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Fredonia Regional Hospital (Lat: 37.531417 Lon: -95.818028), Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: KWT968
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Airphone, Inc., 700 E. Jefferson St., Pitsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-8188, Fax: (620) 231-4367, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fredonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21812 , Serial Number: 18801053T, Year manufactured: 1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Walnur Valley Aerial Applicator Inc, 1002 North 8th 21, Fredonia, KS 66736
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5075J , Serial Number: A 263 PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Osborn, 141 N 9th St, Fredonia, KS 66736
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61093 , Serial Number: 3054, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Alan L Gillette, 101 N 4th St, Fredonia, KS 66736

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Fredonia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fredonia, KS
Most common first names in Fredonia, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5682.6 years
John5177.5 years
William4579.7 years
Charles4079.5 years
James3176.2 years
George2777.0 years
Robert2567.0 years
Helen2381.1 years
Dorothy2175.6 years
Fred2181.0 years
Most common last names in Fredonia, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3178.2 years
Cox2082.9 years
Johnson1773.9 years
Scott1680.7 years
Wilson1678.6 years
Miller1582.4 years
Anderson1375.1 years
Puckett1381.5 years
Walker1366.9 years
Culbertson1268.4 years
Businesses in Fredonia, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
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