Gridley, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 334 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 161  (48.2%)
Females: 173  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66852.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,996 (it was $26,346 in 2000)
Gridley:

$35,996
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,431 (it was $18,805 in 2000)

Gridley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,203 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Gridley:

$60,203
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $439.

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  • Races in Gridley, KS (2010)

    Gridley races chart
    • 33397.7%White alone
    • 30.9%Black alone
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gridley: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.7%), Irish (12.8%), English (10.6%), Italian (9.7%), United States (7.9%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 892 people per square mile   (low).

Gridley,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gridley:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gridley city:

  • Never married: 14.2%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gridley, Kansas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gridley to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,036 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $745 (1.6%)

Gridley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (65.8 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (84.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (370.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Burlington, KS (3.2 miles ), Virgil, KS (3.3 miles) , Le Roy, KS (3.7 miles ), New Strawn, KS (3.7 miles ), Madison, KS (3.7 miles ), Hartford, KS (3.9 miles ), Hamilton, KS (4.1 miles ), Yates Center, KS (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.10 N, Longitude: 95.88 W

Area code: 620

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

6.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Gridley, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gridley-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Gridley city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gridley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% 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 239.9 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 175.9 miles away from Gridley 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 286.3 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 287.5 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.8 miles away from Gridley center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 351.4 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 Coffey County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gridley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gridley:

  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF BURLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • PINE PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HARTFORD, KS)
  • HARTFORD PLACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HARTFORD, KS)

Operable nuclear power plant near Gridley:

  • 11 miles: Wolf Creek in Burlington, KS.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gridley:

  • Emporia State University (about 27 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Allen County Community College (about 29 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Butler Community College (about 59 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Baker University (about 61 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Washburn University (about 66 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 69 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gridley:

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Notable locations in Gridley: Le Roy Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Coffey County Library Gridley Branch (B), Gridley City Hall (C), Coffey County Fire District 1 Station 4 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Coffey 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 Gridley and their reported violations in the past:

COFFEY CO RWD 2 (Population served: 1,146, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-21-2006 to SEP-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-20-2006 to SEP-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-20-2006 to SEP-20-2006)
  • 4 other older health violations

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

  • COFFEY CO RWD 2E (Population served: 1,254, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • GRIDLEY, CITY OF (Population served: 337, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.7%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gridley compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Gridley (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank: at 410 Main Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $121.0 mil, Deposits: $109.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Flint Hills Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gridley city (based on Coffey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8508
Evangelical Protestant1,75217
Catholic6202
Other1191
None4,260-
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
Coffey County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffey County:

29.2%
Kansas:

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

24.2%
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 0$0 1$90
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,257
Water Supply 1$2,787$33,4440$0
Totals for Government 1$2,787$33,4448$1,347

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

  • Construction - General: $155,000 ($464.07)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($317.37)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($239.52)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($122.75)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($59.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($50.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $70,000 ($209.58)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($239.52)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($74.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($50.90)
    All Other: $3,000 ($8.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $42,000 ($125.75)
    All Other: $13,000 ($38.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($59.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($11.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,000 ($125.75)
    General Support: $18,000 ($53.89)
    Highways: $11,000 ($32.93)
  • Tax - Property: $58,000 ($173.65)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($32.93)
    NEC: $5,000 ($14.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $354,000 ($1059.88)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Lyon County, KS  0.83% ($30,571 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.39% ($38,923)
from Douglas County, KS  0.30% ($34,600)


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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 Lyon County, KS  1.03% ($28,800 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.56% ($23,263)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($38,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gridley:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gridley:

  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

Gridley fatal accident list:

May 21, 1986 11:47 PM, K57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Leo Bochnia, 0000 Highway 58 (Lat: 38.099028 Lon: -95.902611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • Kevin Hippner, 0000 Highway 58 (Lat: 38.099028 Lon: -95.902611), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 20031 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.102500 Lon: -95.886389, Call Sign: WQNV752
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/13/2021, Certifier: Dan Redding
    Registrant: Ka-Comm.,Inc, 326 S Clark St, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-8555, Fax: (785) 827-1921, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GRIDLEY, 0000 Highway 58 (Lat: 38.099028 Lon: -95.902611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPR200
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SHAW B BRADFORD KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 121WB , Serial Number: M3-040, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Platt Auction Company LLC, 208 1st St, Gridley, KS 66852
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2496N , Serial Number: 12749, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brandon L Neff, 716 1st St, Gridley, KS 66852, Other Owners: Amanda L Neff
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY CHALLENGER CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 4821E , Serial Number: CH20191CW0606
    Registrant (Individual): L B Platt, Po Box 151, Gridley, KS 66852
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/08/1976

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Gridley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gridley, KS
Most common first names in Gridley, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John875.5 years
Frank584.0 years
Charles567.8 years
Raymond573.4 years
Bertha590.4 years
Walter475.5 years
James480.8 years
Roy478.7 years
Esther486.8 years
Mary488.0 years
Most common last names in Gridley, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Birk1173.9 years
Beyer986.7 years
Kraft882.8 years
Raaf885.2 years
Kaufman681.5 years
Reed687.2 years
Bahr579.8 years
Mozingo577.8 years
Young579.4 years
Lingenfelter481.5 years

Gridley on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities"
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