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Population in 2012: 3,325 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 1,595  (48.0%)
Females: 1,730  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66032.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,022 (it was $31,518 in 2000)
Garnett:

$31,022
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,595

Garnett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,969 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Garnett:

$65,969
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,147; Detached houses: $87,223; Mobile homes: $39,583

Median gross rent in 2012: $591.

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  • White alone - 3,266 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garnett: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (16.1%), English (11.9%), United States (6.9%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1861

Elevation: 1049 feet

Land area: 2.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,110 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Garnett:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garnett city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Garnett, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Garnett to the number of sex offenders is 333 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,247 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,319 (1.9%)

Garnett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (46.8 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (66.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (389.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Richmond, KS (2.9 miles ), Welda, KS (2.9 miles) , Greeley, KS (2.9 miles ), Harris, KS (3.3 miles) , Lane, KS (3.7 miles ), Parker, KS (3.7 miles ), Lone Elm, KS (3.7 miles) , Princeton, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 95.24 W

Area code: 785

Garnett household income distribution Garnett home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Garnett by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100101120130
per 100,000 29.60.00.029.40.029.730.662.70.031.687.30.0
Robberies 001011011000
per 100,000 0.00.029.60.029.629.70.031.431.20.00.00.0
Assaults 72312141585182521128
per 100,000 207.3676.1354.7411.4444.6238.0152.8564.6779.5663.3349.1234.0
Burglaries 413526402727311924203326
per 100,000 1214.51028.8768.51175.4800.2803.1947.4596.0748.4631.7960.1760.5
Thefts 799782667599726444367780
per 100,000 2340.02851.32423.91939.52222.92944.72200.52007.51372.01137.12240.32339.9
Auto thefts 81553810763513
per 100,000 237.0440.9147.888.2237.1297.4213.9188.293.5157.929.187.7
Arson 211341010022
per 100,000 59.229.429.688.2118.629.70.031.40.00.058.258.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 271.2368.0250.2281.5270.1287.1233.8319.6289.0268.6308.4207.1

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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 Garnett detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Kansas average:

2.68

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Garnett, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Garnett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Garnett city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garnett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Garnett center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Sam Brownback - Politician, Arthur Capper - Politician, Edgar Lee Masters - Poet.


Hospitals/medical centers in Garnett:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 108 E 5TH)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 421 S MAPLE)
  • LIN-ANN HOSPICE (Hospital, 419 S OAK)
  • ARKHAVEN AT GARNETT (Nursing Home, W SEVENTH ST RR 2)
  • GOLDEN HEIGHTS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 101 N PINE ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Garnett, KS

Airports located in Garnett:


Local government website: WWW.GARNETTKS.NET

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garnett:

  • University of Kansas (about 47 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 24,411)
  • Emporia State University (about 52 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 53 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Washburn University (about 58 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 61 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 64 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 64 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)

Public high school in Garnett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Garnett:

Private elementary/middle school in Garnett:

  • HOLY ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 530 E 4TH AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Library in Garnett:

  • GARNETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,053; Location: 125 W. 4TH; 33,605 books; 623 audio materials; 852 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Garnett: Garnett Country Club (A), Garnett Fairgrounds (B), Garnett Municipal Water Plant (C), Anderson County Sheriff's Department Jail (D), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop H - Anderson County (E), Anderson County Sheriff's Department (F), Garnett Police Department (G), Anderson County Courthouse (H), Anderson County Emergency Medical Services (I), Southeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Anderson County (J), Anderson County Historical Museum (K), Garnett Fire Department (L), Garnett Public Library (M), Garnett City Hall (N), Kansas Department of Transportation Area 42 Shop (O), Garnett Senior Center (P), Anderson County Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garnett include: First United Methodist Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (B), Garnett Assembly of God Church (C), Church of Christ (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), Holy Angels Catholic Church (G), New Life Baptist Church (H), Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Garnett (A), Crystal Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Garnett: Lake Garnett Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Garnett-City - Municipal Court (131 West 5th Avenue), Anderson County - District Court (Courthouse).

 
Anderson 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 Garnett and their reported violations in the past:

GARNETT, CITY OF (Population served: 3338, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
ANDERSON CO RWD 4 (Population served: 750, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ANDERSON CO RWD 1 (Population served: 37, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-30-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-12-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.4%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garnett, KS

People in group quarters in Garnett in 2010:

  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Garnett in 2000:

  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 31 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Garnett compared to Kansas state average:

Garnett, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Garnett (2011 data):

  • Garnett State Savings Bank: at 106 East 5th Street, branch established on 1899/07/11; Garnett Branch at 202 North Maple, branch established on 1983/01/03. Info updated 2009/07/17: Bank assets: $114.0 mil, Deposits: $102.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Goppert Financial Corp.
  • Patriots Bank: Garnett Branch at 113 South Maple, branch established on 1990/12/17; at 131 East Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $92.4 mil, Deposits: $81.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Garnett Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Farmers State Bank of Blue Mound: Garnett Branch at 517 Oak Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.7 mil, Deposits: $34.3 mil, headquarters in Blue Mound, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Dale Sprague Enterprises, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garnett travel time to work - commute


Garnett mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garnett city (based on Anderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.47%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents41.2%15.6%15.1%14.3%4.7%
Congregations20.8%12.5%25.0%8.3%4.2%
NameOld Order AmishLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%1.6%1.3%1.3%2.0%
Congregations8.3%4.2%4.2%4.2%8.3%
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: 3
Anderson County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Anderson County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

13.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.1%
State:

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

15.2%
State:

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
Financial Administration 3$7,478$29,9120$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,562$46,2480$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,792$39,1680$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$23,672$35,5080$0
Police - Other 4$7,958$23,8740$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,178$30,5340$0
Airports 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,882$26,6460$0
Sewerage 3$8,760$35,0400$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,938$26,8140$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$7,596$30,3840$0
Water Supply 4$7,744$23,2320$0
Electric Power 10$26,126$31,3510$0
Gas Supply 2$6,618$39,7080$0
Local Libraries 4$6,356$19,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,852$22,2241$194
Totals for Government 61$156,912$30,8681$194

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

  • Construction - Libraries: $24,000 ($7.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,241,000 ($673.98)
    Gas Utilities: $2,014,000 ($605.71)
    General - Other: $883,000 ($265.56)
    Water Utilities: $819,000 ($246.32)
    Sewerage: $439,000 ($132.03)
    Police Protection: $402,000 ($120.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $276,000 ($83.01)
    Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($66.17)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($64.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($63.46)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($27.07)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $66,000 ($19.85)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($18.35)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $294,000 ($88.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $218,000 ($65.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000 ($58.95)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($15.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($5.41)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.20)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,209,000 ($363.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($12.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $624,000 ($187.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $219,000 ($65.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($18.05)
    Air Transportation: $29,000 ($8.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($3.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $206,000 ($61.95)
    All Other: $65,000 ($19.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $689,000 ($207.22)
    Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($54.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($13.83)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($6.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,634,000 ($792.18)
    Gas Utilities: $1,769,000 ($532.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,108,000 ($333.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $98,000 ($29.47)
    All Other: $31,000 ($9.32)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.80)
  • Tax - Property: $744,000 ($223.76)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $224,000 ($67.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($20.15)
    Other License: $11,000 ($3.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,339,000 ($4011.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,110,000 ($3942.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000 ($157.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,000 ($89.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,248,000 ($1879.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($55.64)

6.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Franklin County, KS  0.87% ($37,462 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.87% ($46,000)
from Allen County, KS  0.54% ($27,938)


7.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
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 Franklin County, KS  0.96% ($25,724 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.86% ($34,423)
to Allen County, KS  0.56% ($20,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garnett:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garnett:

  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

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

Garnett, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Garnett fatal accident list:

May 6, 2000 05:00 PM, Third, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1995 00:52 AM, Cedar, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1989 05:00 PM, 59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1982 11:02 PM, 5th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 14, 1977 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,840
Total average daily truck traffic: 499

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Garnett)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Garnett, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GARNETT, Route # 31; ~ 1.1 Mi Nw (Lat: 38.296389 Lon: -95.275611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.4 m, Overall height: 148.6 m, Call Sign: WMK985
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: 144 North 7th Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-4367, Fax: (785) 825-2162, Email:
  • Garnett KS, Route # 31; ~ 1.1 Mi Nw (Lat: 38.296389 Lon: -95.275611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.4 m, Overall height: 148.6 m, Call Sign: WQPE686
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: John G Spalding
    Registrant: Cox Communications Kansas LLC, 144 N. 7th Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-4367, Fax: (785) 825-2162, Email:
  • 2mi Nw Of Garnett (Lat: 38.296111 Lon: -95.275528), Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WHY920, Licensee ID: L00036709
    Assigned Frequencies: 2093.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/1984, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2004
    Registrant: Washburn University Of Topeka, 1700 College Avenue, Topeka, KS 66621

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Garnett Municipal Airport (Lat: 38.283361 Lon: -95.217472), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: KUH8, Licensee ID: L00061920
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2008, Expiration Date: 04/13/2018
    Registrant: City Of Garnett, E 4th Ave, Garnett, KS 66032, Phone: (785) 448-5496, Fax: (785) 448-5555, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garnett)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Garnett)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Garnett


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

Most common first names in Garnett, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6381.2 years
John6076.9 years
William4774.3 years
Charles4479.3 years
James3577.5 years
Ralph2777.2 years
Frank2679.5 years
George2680.2 years
Robert2575.0 years
Margaret2380.5 years
Most common last names in Garnett, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3278.6 years
Smith2579.3 years
Johnson1880.8 years
Hermreck1769.3 years
Lickteig1575.3 years
Henderson1576.7 years
Rockers1474.8 years
Anderson1478.1 years
Benjamin1477.8 years
Williams1478.3 years
Businesses in Garnett, KS
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

Garnett on our top lists:

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