Goff, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.9%
Males: 55  (44.3%)
Females: 70  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 66428

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,342 (it was $35,781 in 2000)
Goff:

$52,342
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,543 (it was $13,028 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $43,882 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Goff:

$43,882
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $29,640; Detached houses: $29,595
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  • Races in Goff, KS (2010)

    Goff races chart
    • 11389.7%White alone
    • 97.1%Two or more races
    • 21.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Goff: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.4%), Irish (20.7%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 591 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Goff:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goff city:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Goff, Kansas as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Goff to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $610 (4.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $217 (0.4%)

Goff satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (45.2 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (84.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Corning, KS (2.3 miles) , Wetmore, KS (2.6 miles ), Soldier, KS (3.0 miles) , Centralia, KS (3.4 miles ), Circleville, KS (3.4 miles) , Netawaka, KS (3.5 miles) , Kickapoo Site 6, KS (3.6 miles) , Kickapoo Site 5, KS (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 39.67 N, Longitude: 95.93 W

Area code: 785

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

2.1%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)

Average climate in Goff, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Goff-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Goff city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goff-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 440.0 miles away from Goff center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 387.2 miles away from Goff 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 395.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Goff:

  • NEMAHA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SENECA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goff:

  • Highland Community College (about 38 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Washburn University (about 46 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 48 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Kansas (about 62 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 62 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 74 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Baker University (about 74 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)

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Notable location: Nemaha County Rural Fire District 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Goff: Goff United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nemaha 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: 25.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Goff (2011 data):

  • Merit Bank: at 5200 Stahl Avenue, branch established on 1904/09/21. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $55.5 mil, Deposits: $47.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Kansas, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goff city (based on Nemaha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1667
Evangelical Protestant1,93711
Mainline Protestant1,49910
Black Protestant1251
Other1-
None2,450-
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: 7
Nemaha County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Nemaha County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Nemaha County:

26.8%
Kansas:

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

22.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

37.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.3%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.9%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Goff:

4.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Goff:

19.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Goff:

84.9%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goff, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$639
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,077
Electric Power 0$1,223 1$692
Totals for Government 0$1,223 3$3,408

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $29,000 ($232.00)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($128.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($72.00)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($72.00)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($64.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($136.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($96.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($64.00)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($64.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($40.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($208.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($40.00)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.00)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($144.00)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($72.00)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($16.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($1736.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($424.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($1256.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($56.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($360.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($32.00)

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
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 Shawnee County, KS  0.62% ($37,680 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.52% ($35,333)
from Pottawatomie County, KS  0.25% ($39,800)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Brown County, KS  0.51% ($24,333 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.51% ($34,619)
to Jackson County, KS  0.44% ($35,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goff:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goff:

  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Goff:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $128,000Total costs
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 68Total average daily truck traffic
  • 997Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3 Mi W On 9 Hwy Then 4 Mi N (Lat: 39.713889 Lon: -95.980833), Call Sign: KNEW956
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2013, Expiration Date: 02/18/2023Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc, 622 Neptune Dr., Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Fax: (785) 336-3400, Email:
  • 8.2 Km S (Lat: 39.623611 Lon: -95.928333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPII796
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2015, Expiration Date: 09/12/2025, Certifier: Leonard NissenRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • 959 Q Road (Lat: 39.690778 Lon: -95.939722), Call Sign: WQSZ561
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.945 MHzGrant Date: 12/13/2013, Expiration Date: 12/13/2023, Certifier: Ron HeinenRegistrant: Haug Communications Inc, 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:
  • Lat: 39.661583 Lon: -95.976111, Call Sign: WQTM840
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.050 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2014, Expiration Date: 03/07/2024, Certifier: Jacob HermeschRegistrant: Haug Communications Inc, 12645 County Road 447, St. Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Goff)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goff that have no violations reported:

  • GOFF, CITY OF (Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Goff 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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