Grenola, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 98  (48.6%)
Females: 105  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  60.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 67346.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,641 (it was $23,000 in 2000)
Grenola:

$47,641
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,808 (it was $13,068 in 2000)

Grenola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,944 (it was $27,900 in 2000)
Grenola:

$45,944
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $73,373; Detached houses: $49,796; Mobile homes: $207,377

Median gross rent in 2016: $573.

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  • Races in Grenola, KS (2010)

    Grenola races chart
    • 21197.7%White alone
    • 41.9%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grenola: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.3%), English (18.2%), German (11.4%), Irish (4.5%), European (3.4%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Grenola,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Grenola:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grenola city:

  • Never married: 6.9%
  • Now married: 75.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,416 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $859 (2.1%)

Grenola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (54.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Moline, KS (2.9 miles ), Cambridge, KS (3.5 miles) , Howard, KS (3.6 miles ), Elk Falls, KS (3.8 miles) , Latham, KS (4.1 miles) , Burden, KS (4.1 miles ), Cedar Vale, KS (4.1 miles ), Atlanta, KS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.35 N, Longitude: 96.45 W

Area code: 620

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

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (34%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Grenola, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Grenola-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Grenola city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grenola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.0 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 127.9 miles away from Grenola center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Grenola center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elk County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grenola topographic map

Birthplace of: Trixie Friganza - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Grenola:

  • ELK MANOR HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOLINE, KS)
  • HOWARD TWILIGHT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HOWARD, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grenola:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 39 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • Butler Community College (about 40 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 55 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 56 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 56 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

Library in Grenola:

  • GRENOLA PUBLIC (Operating income: $6,425; Location: 205 SOUTH MAIN; 8,081 books; 91 audio materials; 550 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Grenola: Grenola Fire Department (A), Grenola Elevator Museum (B), Grenola City Hall (C), Elk County Rural Fire District Grenola Fire Department (D), Grenola Senior Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grenola include: Grenola United Methodist Church (A), Grenola Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Elk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grenola city (based on Elk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7028
Evangelical Protestant3275
Catholic501
Other--
None1,803-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 2
Elk County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Elk County:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

39.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grenola:

44.3%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Grenola:

29.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grenola:

31.5%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

46.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grenola, 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$58
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,031
Fire - Other 0$0 1$212
Other and Unallocable 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,125$25,5009$1,301

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($206.90)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($157.64)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($123.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($59.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($44.33)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($19.70)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($167.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($39.41)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($59.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($44.33)
    All Other: $8,000 ($39.41)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($49.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($9.85)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($187.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($34.48)
    General Support: $5,000 ($24.63)
  • Tax - Property: $56,000 ($275.86)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($34.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($502.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($458.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($44.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($512.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($9.85)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($6,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

7.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
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 Montgomery County, KS  1.13% ($30,583 average AGI)
to Butler County, KS  0.94% ($8,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grenola:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grenola:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lynne Buskirk, Grenola Site (Lat: 37.359778 Lon: -96.440944), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Neal Brown, Grenola Site (Lat: 37.359778 Lon: -96.440944), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET
  • Neal Brown, Grenola Site (Lat: 37.359778 Lon: -96.440944), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 4053750671, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 314 N. 5TH STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AA0WZ, Licensee ID: L00985142, Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Registrant: Robert L Sprague, 312 N Main, Grenola, KS 67346-0128

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

GRENOLA, CITY OF (Population served: 204, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • 38 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-10-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Grenola

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grenola, KS
Most common first names in Grenola, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1072.1 years
John982.0 years
James572.6 years
Mary575.6 years
Robert581.0 years
Charles483.7 years
Clarence477.5 years
Margaret481.0 years
Ruth480.8 years
Elsie376.4 years
Most common last names in Grenola, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller975.3 years
Stiles784.0 years
Jordan684.5 years
Moore574.4 years
Logsdon574.2 years
Sweet478.5 years
Liebau473.2 years
Roe478.2 years
Reeves479.3 years
Brown476.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Grenola compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Grenola on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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