Gaylord, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 111 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.4%
Males: 54  (49.2%)
Females: 57  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67638

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,173 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$37,173
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,150 (it was $14,046 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $38,126 (it was $15,900 in 2000)
Gaylord:

$38,126
KS:

$144,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $290.

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    • 10995.6%White alone
    • 32.6%Two or more races
    • 10.9%Black alone
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gaylord: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.0%), American (8.0%), English (8.0%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1592 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 437 people per square mile   (low).

Gaylord, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Gaylord:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gaylord city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

5 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $542 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $553 (2.0%)

Gaylord satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (140.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (487.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cedar, KS (2.2 miles) , Athol, KS (3.0 miles) , Smith Center, KS (3.1 miles ), Portis, KS (3.2 miles) , Kensington, KS (3.6 miles ), Alton, KS (3.7 miles) , Kirwin, KS (3.8 miles ), Osborne, KS (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 98.85 W

Area code: 785

Gaylord household income distribution Gaylord home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-15.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (56%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gaylord, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gaylord-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Gaylord city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 19.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Gaylord-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 398.8 miles away from Gaylord center
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 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 216.0 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 192.1 miles away from Gaylord center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 372.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smith County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gaylord topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gaylord:

  • SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)
  • COMMUNITY CARE OF AMERICA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT SMITH CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SMITH CENTER, KS)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT KENSINGTON LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KENSINGTON, KS)
  • PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OSBORNE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gaylord:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 60 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 75 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 87 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 90 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 121 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 126 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 140 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

Library in Gaylord:

  • GAYLORD CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,280; Location: 505 MAIN; 6,466 books; 9 audio materials; 30 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gaylord: Frieling Grain Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Gaylord Fire Department (B), Gaylord City Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gaylord include: Gaylord Church of the Nazarene (A), Gaylord Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Smith 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 2016: 32.0%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Gaylord (2011 data):

  • The Farmers Bank of Osborne: Gaylord Branch at 100 Main Street, branch established on 1984/10/25. Info updated 2011/07/28: Bank assets: $56.7 mil, Deposits: $48.8 mil, headquarters in Osborne, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Osborne Investments, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gaylord city (based on Smith County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,68211
Evangelical Protestant1,16510
Catholic1511
None855-
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: 3
Smith County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Smith County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

27.9%
Kansas:

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

11.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gaylord:

39.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gaylord:

46.9%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Gaylord:

28.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gaylord:

19.4%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.4%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Gaylord:

85.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gaylord, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$220
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$557
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$122
Totals for Government 0$0 9$899

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $42,000 ($378.38)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($288.29)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($90.09)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($54.05)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($36.04)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($36.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,000 ($36.04)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($18.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($171.17)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($153.15)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($63.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($45.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($297.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($45.05)
    General Support: $2,000 ($18.02)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($225.23)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($45.05)

Gaylord government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $62,000 ($558.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $57,000 ($513.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($45.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($936.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($18.02)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Gaylord:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gaylord:

  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gaylord:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 15Total average daily truck traffic
  • 300Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Area Along The Kirwin Irrigation & Webster Irrigation Canals (Lat: 39.633333 Lon: -98.833694), Call Sign: KAO684, Licensee ID: L00789867
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.620 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/1999, Expiration Date: 02/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2005Registrant: Kirwin Irrigation District No 1, Gaylord, KS 67638, Phone: (913) 697-2273
  • Well #8, 27005 "o" Road (Lat: 39.624556 Lon: -98.804222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQUF799
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/25/2024, Certifier: Dale PickelRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Well #9, 900 Lenau Street (Lat: 39.644500 Lon: -98.851889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQUF968
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Certifier: Dale PickelRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0GCB, Licensee ID: L01455630, Grant Date: 12/31/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2018, Certifier: Dennis F Williams, Registrant: Dennis F Williams, Gaylord, KS 67638

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

GAYLORD, CITY OF (Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Gaylord

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Gaylord compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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