Glasco, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 484 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 232  (47.9%)
Females: 252  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67445.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,903 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Glasco:

$30,903
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,642 (it was $14,875 in 2000)

Glasco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,295 (it was $20,300 in 2000)
Glasco:

$38,295
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $52,019; Detached houses: $53,692; Mobile homes: $23,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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Glasco races chart
  • White alone - 489 (98.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glasco: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), Irish (15.4%), English (14.5%), French (6.8%), Swedish (4.7%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/18/1871

Elevation: 1320 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,496 people per square mile   (low).

Glasco,KS real estate house value index trend

Glasco, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Glasco:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glasco city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 17.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Glasco, Kansas as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Glasco to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $555 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (117.2 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (117.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (457.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Simpson, KS (2.3 miles) , Delphos, KS (2.7 miles ), Asherville, KS (2.8 miles) , Scottsville, KS (3.7 miles) , Ada, KS (3.8 miles) , Beloit, KS (4.0 miles ), Barnard, KS (4.0 miles) , Jamestown, KS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 97.84 W

Area code: 785

Glasco household income distribution Glasco home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-3.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Glasco, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Glasco-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Glasco city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glasco-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 65% 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 251.8 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 178.4 miles away from Glasco 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 84.4 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 242.1 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 455.3 miles away from Glasco center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cloud County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glasco topographic map

Birthplace of: Elmer Stricklett - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Glasco:

  • THE NICOL HOME (303 E BUFFALO ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Glasco:

  • DELPHOS REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DELPHOS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasco:

  • Kansas State University (about 69 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Barton County Community College (about 82 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 88 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 90 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Central Community College (about 110 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Emporia State University (about 111 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 115 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)

Public high school in Glasco:

Public elementary/middle school in Glasco:

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Library in Glasco:

  • GLASCO CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,203; Location: E. MAIN STREET; 4,125 books; 15 audio materials; 320 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Glasco: Glasco Fire Department Station 1 (A), Glasco City Library (B), Glasco City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

GLASCO, CITY OF (Population served: 489, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.8%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000

Glasco 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Glasco (2011 data):

  • The State Bank of Delphos: The State Bank Of Delphos - Glasco B at 201 East Main, branch established on 2006/07/18. Info updated 2010/10/07: Bank assets: $43.0 mil, Deposits: $33.6 mil, headquarters in Delphos, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Delphos, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Glasco city (based on Cloud County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.59%
Here: 61.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents31.9%22.2%13.8%9.9%7.7%
Congregations15.4%26.9%3.8%7.7%7.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.9%2.8%2.8%1.3%1.7%
Congregations15.4%7.7%3.8%3.8%7.7%
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: 3
Cloud County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Cloud County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cloud County:

28.3%
Kansas:

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

12.5%
State:

13.4%
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 1$2,584$31,0080$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$772
Streets and Highways 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Water Supply 1$2,626$31,5120$0
Totals for Government 3$7,810$31,2401$772

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $247,000 ($510.33)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($202.48)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($103.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($84.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($49.59)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($45.45)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($43.39)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($33.06)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($30.99)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($28.93)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($6.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($64.05)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($8.26)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($8.26)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($4.13)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($4.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.13)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $136,000 ($280.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $59,000 ($121.90)
    All Other: $19,000 ($39.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $45,000 ($92.98)
    All Other: $10,000 ($20.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($76.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($33.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $297,000 ($613.64)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($204.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($33.06)
    General Support: $5,000 ($10.33)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($78.51)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($35.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $887,000 ($1832.64)

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  0.47% ($27,000 average AGI)
from Republic County, KS  0.38% ($24,429)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Republic County, KS  0.65% ($25,667 average AGI)
to Riley County, KS  0.57% ($24,810)
to Saline County, KS  0.49% ($31,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glasco:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNCK (1390 AM; 1 kW; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glasco:

  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KAKA (88.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glasco:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Glasco)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall (Lat: 39.365000 Lon: -97.840583), Call Sign: KLJ247
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014
    Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 109 South Washington, Jewell, KS 66901, Phone: (785) 428-3601, Fax: (785) 428-3370, Email:
  • Rr 1 Box 63 (Lat: 39.422778 Lon: -97.712250), Call Sign: KNAN951, Licensee ID: L00111071
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2021
    Registrant: George B Kocher Mr, 1151 Hawk Rd, Glasco, KS 67445, Phone: (785) 243-4306

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 1.8 Mi E Of (Lat: 39.368333 Lon: -97.798361), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KNR79
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 09/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/05/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (708) 691-3854

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: AA0IQ, Previous Call Sign: KA0RXL, Licensee ID: L00443415
    Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 06/02/2022, Certifier: Claude J Harwood
    Registrant: Claude J Harwood, 405 Spaulding, Glasco, KS 67445
  • Call Sign: KA0TTU, Licensee ID: L00250801
    Grant Date: 12/19/1994, Expiration Date: 12/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2002
    Registrant: David L Berndt, Glasco, KS 67445
  • Call Sign: KA0UAR, Licensee ID: L00443403
    Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/03/2022, Certifier: Marilyn L Harwood
    Registrant: Marilyn L Harwood, Glasco, KS 67445
  • Call Sign: KB0HGB
    Grant Date: 10/23/1990, Expiration Date: 10/23/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2002
    Registrant: Troy L Boucek, Rt 1 Box 193, Glasco, KS 67445
  • Call Sign: N0AAB, Licensee ID: L00070300
    Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014
    Registrant: John B Nelson, 260 Cloud Rd, Glasco, KS 67445

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6019F , Serial Number: D-7901, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Ray E Palmer, Po Box 596, Glasco, KS 67445

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Glasco, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1382.7 years
George1379.6 years
William1175.9 years
James969.0 years
Charles972.2 years
John981.5 years
Dorothy878.0 years
Robert878.7 years
Henry781.4 years
Hazel779.4 years
Most common last names in Glasco, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Teasley1180.9 years
Studt982.1 years
Martin982.9 years
Berndt877.4 years
Olson888.7 years
Horn880.5 years
Prochaska683.3 years
Adkins676.7 years
Beck677.7 years
Ballou681.0 years

Glasco on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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