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Population in 2012: 39 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.1%
Males: 33  (85.2%)
Females: (14.8%)

Median resident age:  56.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67564, 67565.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,593 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Galatia:

$47,593
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,875

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,482 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Galatia:

$42,482
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $34,938; Detached houses: $34,938

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  • White alone - 36 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (7.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galatia: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (69.0%), Irish (16.7%), United States (14.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1995 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 105 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Galatia:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galatia city:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

5 residents are foreign born (8.8% Europe).

This city:  8.8%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $892 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,025 (3.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (110.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (422.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Olmitz, KS (3.0 miles) , Otis, KS (3.0 miles ), Susank, KS (3.2 miles) , Hoisington, KS (3.6 miles ), Albert, KS (3.7 miles) , Bison, KS (3.9 miles ), Timken, KS (4.1 miles) , Gorham, KS (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.64 N, Longitude: 98.96 W

Area code: 620

Galatia household income distribution Galatia home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+29.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Galatia-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Galatia city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galatia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from Galatia center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from Galatia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barton 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: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Galatia:

  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HOISINGTON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)
  • HOISINGTON REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)
  • CLARA BARTON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; HOISINGTON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galatia:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 27 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 69 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 111 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 127 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Kansas State University (about 134 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 143 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Emporia State University (about 152 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

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Notable locations in Galatia: United Agricultural Service Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Galatia Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Galatia: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Galatia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Galatia travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

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Religion statistics for Galatia city (based on Barton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.44%
Here75.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents45.0%11.2%8.2%6.7%4.5%
Congregations12.5%16.1%7.1%8.9%7.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%2.8%2.5%2.5%12.7%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.8%3.6%35.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Barton County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

10.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

30.3%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,000 ($282.05)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($256.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($51.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($25.64)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($128.21)
    All Other: $2,000 ($51.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($51.28)
    General Support: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($256.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $53,000 ($1358.97)

5.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pawnee County, KS  0.33% ($31,242 average AGI)
from Rush County, KS  0.24% ($24,250)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.19% ($37,737)


6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.59% ($23,712 average AGI)
to Ellis County, KS  0.39% ($25,487)
to Johnson County, KS  0.34% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galatia:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galatia:

  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Galatia:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K30GD (Channel 30; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Galatia)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi. E. & 1 1/2 Miles South (Lat: 38.617778 Lon: -98.942583), Structure height: 245 m, Call Sign: KPL330, Licensee ID: L00007613
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Hutchinson Community College, 815 N. Walnut, Suite 300, Hutchinson, KS 67501, Phone: (620) 662-6646, Fax: (620) 694-7070, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GALATIA, Nw 200 Road, 1.9 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 38.655139 Lon: -98.988750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRC539
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/16/2023, Certifier: John D Geil
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc, 3007 Earl Rudder Fwy, Suite 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5706, Fax: (979) 217-8815
  • GALATIA, Off Of Road 90; ~ 1.8 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.624083 Lon: -98.938500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.1 m, Overall height: 141.7 m, Call Sign: KZA48, Licensee ID: L00039550
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 6167.57 MHz, 5989.67 MHz, 6019.30 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Mid Kansas Inc, 144 N. 7th Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-4367, Fax: (785) 825-2162, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0HEZ, Licensee ID: L00204567
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/05/2020, Certifier: Steve A Wilhelm
    Registrant: Steve A Wilhelm, 680 Main, Galatia, KS 67565
  • Call Sign: KC0MUR, Licensee ID: L00493231
    Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Donna L Wilhelm
    Registrant: Donna L Wilhelm, 680 Main, Galatia, KS 67565


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

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