Fredonia, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,270 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 1,030  (45.4%)
Females: 1,240  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66736.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,471 (it was $25,539 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$35,471
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,453 (it was $14,593 in 2000)

Fredonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,953 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$71,953
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $96,076; detached houses: $97,318; townhouses or other attached units: $142,777; mobile homes: $100,515

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fredonia: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fredonia, KS (2010)
    • 2,31793.4%White alone
    • 803.2%Hispanic
    • 461.9%Two or more races
    • 220.9%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Fredonia, Kansas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fredonia is 194 to 1.


Crime rates in Fredonia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2014

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.1)
1
(42.2)
3
(127.9)
1
(44.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(240.4)
4
(161.8)
5
(204.4)
5
(208.0)
5
(210.8)
9
(360.3)
12
(506.5)
3
(127.9)
8
(353.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(681.1)
28
(1,133)
39
(1,594)
19
(790.3)
14
(590.2)
14
(560.4)
16
(675.4)
12
(511.5)
16
(707.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(2,604)
73
(2,953)
82
(3,352)
38
(1,581)
41
(1,728)
34
(1,361)
36
(1,520)
51
(2,174)
51
(2,256)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(120.2)
5
(202.3)
3
(122.6)
7
(291.2)
2
(84.3)
2
(80.1)
2
(84.4)
3
(127.9)
3
(132.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)209.5258.1296.4183.4159.4236.2249.9260.9345.0

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City-data.com crime index in Fredonia, KS

Crime rate in Fredonia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), German (22.7%), English (11.5%), Irish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 893 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 946 people per square mile   (low).

Fredonia, Kansas map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,189 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,102 (1.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 95.83 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Fredonia, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fredonia, KS in 2017

Fredonia satellite photo by USGS

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 Fredonia, KS residents
Average permit cost in Fredonia, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Historical population in Fredonia, KS
Historical housing units in Fredonia, KS
Most common industries in Fredonia, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (9.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.0%)
  • Utilities (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Fredonia, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Fredonia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fredonia, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

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 Fredonia 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 the city 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 Fredonia 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 Fredonia 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 the city 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 Fredonia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fredonia topographic map

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:

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:

  • FREDONIA MIDDLE (Students: 159, Location: 203 N 8TH, Grades: 6-8)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Location: 713 N 9TH, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Fredonia

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: George W. Malone - Politician.

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Fredonia:

Marital status in Fredonia, KS
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Fredonia:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fredonia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fredonia, KS (based on Wilson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,20721
Mainline Protestant1,71110
Catholic8002
Other-1
None4,691-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Wilson County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
Wilson County:

13.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Fredonia:

29.1
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fredonia:

20.7%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fredonia:

35.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Fredonia:

54.0%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fredonia:

74.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fredonia, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,753$33,5060$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,021$26,4500$0
Solid Waste Management 5$9,003$21,6070$0
Electric Power 3$8,005$32,0200$0
Other Government Administration 3$5,664$22,6563$5,595
Water Supply 3$6,192$24,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,073$24,4380$0
Financial Administration 2$7,277$43,6620$0
Sewerage 1$2,265$27,1800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,574$30,8880$0
Health 1$1,917$23,0040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,564$42,7683$4,035
Firefighters 0$0 17$1,619
Totals for Government 33$78,308$28,47623$11,249

Fredonia government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $494,000 ($217.62)
    General - Other: $137,000 ($60.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($4.41)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,313,000 ($1018.94)
    Water Utilities: $761,000 ($335.24)
    Hospitals: $456,000 ($200.88)
    Police Protection: $448,000 ($197.36)
    Regular Highways: $306,000 ($134.80)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($109.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000 ($109.25)
    Financial Administration: $166,000 ($73.13)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($55.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($51.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $90,000 ($39.65)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($38.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($30.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($25.55)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($24.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000 ($18.06)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($2.64)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($8.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $168,000 ($74.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($7.05)
    Other - Corrections: $4,000 ($1.76)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $291,000 ($128.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000 ($14.98)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($14.10)
    Electric Utilities: $29,000 ($12.78)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($11.45)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($5.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,647,000 ($725.55)

Fredonia government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($107.49)
    Sewerage: $173,000 ($76.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $96,000 ($42.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $82,000 ($36.12)
    Rents: $12,000 ($5.29)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.76)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,577,000 ($1575.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,011,000 ($445.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $148,000 ($65.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($22.03)
    Other: $29,000 ($12.78)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,140,000 ($502.20)
    Property: $593,000 ($261.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000 ($27.31)
    Other: $8,000 ($3.52)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.88)

Fredonia government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,546,000 ($2443.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,136,000 ($2262.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $578,000 ($254.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($74.45)

Fredonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,223,000 ($979.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000 ($64.32)
Businesses in Fredonia, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

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.)
Fredonia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fredonia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.8mTotal length
  • $1,881,000Total costs
  • 20,047Total average daily traffic
  • 3,990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,466Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fredonia, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fredonia, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Fredonia, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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, Section 5, T295 R15e (Lat: 37.548944 Lon: -95.786917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 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:
  • TU01764A, Fredonia (Lat: 37.518611 Lon: -95.816278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 123.4 m, Call Sign: WQWA364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 06/29/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • Fredonia Elevator, 731 Fillmore St (Lat: 37.545917 Lon: -95.824083), Type: Silo, Structure height: 65 m, Overall height: 66 m, Call Sign: WRCX424,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2019, Expiration Date: 02/19/2029, Certifier: Zachery D Peres, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Fredonia South Mound, Near 7th and Robinson (Lat: 37.528194 Lon: -95.827694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRDK861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2019, Expiration Date: 05/22/2029, Certifier: Zachery D Peres, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, 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, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Airphone, Inc., 700 E. Jefferson St., Pitsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-8188, Fax: (620) 231-4367, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: JIM FAIST MTO SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 455WM , Serial Number: M00834, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Osborn, 141 N 9th St, Fredonia, KS 66736

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 43 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fredonia, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.1%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fredonia, KS
    • 20047.1%Outside Fires
    • 14433.9%Structure Fires
    • 6214.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 194.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fredonia, KS
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fredonia, KS
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood


Fredonia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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