Harper, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 1,398 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 741  (53.1%)
Females: 657  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 67058.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,055 (it was $30,272 in 2000)
Harper:

$46,055
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,113 (it was $16,543 in 2000)

Harper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,113 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Harper:

$68,113
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,194; Detached houses: $109,770; Mobile homes: $30,595

Median gross rent in 2016: $641.

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  • Races in Harper, KS (2010)

    Harper races chart
    • 1,29788.1%White alone
    • 14810.0%Hispanic
    • 151.0%American Indian alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harper: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.3%), American (16.3%), English (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1421 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,088 people per square mile   (low).

Harper,KS real estate house value index trend

Harper, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Harper:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harper city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

56 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This city:

4.2%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Harper, Kansas as of March 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Harper to the number of sex offenders is 448 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,299 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,256 (1.9%)

Harper satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (47.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (318.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Danville, KS (2.7 miles) , Anthony, KS (3.0 miles ), Freeport, KS (3.3 miles) , Attica, KS (3.4 miles ), Spivey, KS (3.7 miles) , Argonia, KS (3.8 miles ), Norwich, KS (3.9 miles ), Bluff City, KS (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 98.03 W

Area code: 620

Harper household income distribution Harper home values distribution

Crime rates in Harper by Year
Type 2002 2004 2008
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 002
per 100,000 0.00.0143.4
Robberies 100
per 100,000 63.20.00.0
Assaults 331
per 100,000 189.5199.371.7
Burglaries 476
per 100,000 252.7465.1430.1
Theft 152010
per 100,000 947.61,328.9716.8
Auto thefts 111
per 100,000 63.266.471.7
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.5) 122.3136.2193.5

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Crime rate in Harper detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Kansas average:

1.80
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Harper, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harper, Kansas average temperatures Harper, Kansas average precipitation Harper, Kansas humidity Harper, Kansas wind speed Harper, Kansas snowfall Harper, Kansas sunshine Harper, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Harper-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Harper city center injured one person and caused $280,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harper-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 157.2 miles away from Harper center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.5 miles away from Harper 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 175.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harper County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harper topographic map

Birthplace of: Scott Wedman - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harper:

  • HARPER HOSPITAL DISTRICT NO 5 (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 700 WEST 13TH)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF HARPER (615 W 12TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harper:

  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT #6 OF HARPER COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ANTHONY, KS)
  • ANTHONY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ANTHONY, KS)
  • HARPER COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ANTHONY, KS)
  • ATTICA HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ATTICA, KS)
  • ATTICA LONG TERM CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ATTICA, KS)
  • NORWICH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NORWICH, KS)

airports located in Harper:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harper:

  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 45 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 45 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 55 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 55 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 57 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)

Public elementary/middle school in Harper:

  • HARPER ELEM (Students: 281, Location: 1317 WALNUT, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Harper

Library in Harper:

  • HARPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,617; Location: 1002 OAK; 12,616 books; 148 audio materials; 1,062 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harper: Harper Police Department (A), Harper Fire Department (B), Harper Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harper include: Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church (A), Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Calvary Bible Baptist Church (D), Community Bible Church (E), Eastside Church of Christ (F), Harper Christian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Harper Motel (522 West 14th Street).

Harper 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: 10.8%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 44.4% for other race residents, 57.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
12 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2010
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in nursing homes in 2000

Harper, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Harper (2011 data):

  • Bank of Kansas: Harper Branch at 1002 Central Street, branch established on 1882/07/01. Info updated 2010/02/05: Bank assets: $330.0 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, headquarters in South Hutchinson, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Freeport State Bank: at 807 West 14th Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $23.5 mil, Deposits: $21.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harper city (based on Harper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,63915
Catholic1,1001
Mainline Protestant1,08713
Other2-
None2,206-
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
Harper County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Harper County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

13.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Harper County:

29.3%
Kansas:

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

10.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harper:

40.2%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Harper:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harper:

23.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harper:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harper:

34.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harper, 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 2$5,887$35,3220$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$720
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$560
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,948$43,7920$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$337
Streets and Highways 2$6,049$36,2940$0
Sewerage 1$2,340$28,0800$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,858$29,1480$0
Water Supply 2$7,076$42,4560$0
Totals for Government 12$37,158$37,15828$1,617

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $191,000 ($136.62)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($127.32)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($109.44)
    Police Protection: $111,000 ($79.40)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($75.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($41.49)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($34.33)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($27.18)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($17.88)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($6.44)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($3.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($39.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000 ($24.32)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($11.44)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($5.01)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($4.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.86)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($2.86)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $285,000 ($203.86)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $12,000 ($8.58)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($44.35)
    All Other: $50,000 ($35.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($20.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($17.88)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($143.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $49,000 ($35.05)
    General Support: $45,000 ($32.19)
    All Other: $16,000 ($11.44)
  • Tax - Property: $348,000 ($248.93)
    Public Utilities: $105,000 ($75.11)
    Total General Sales: $64,000 ($45.78)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $926,000 ($662.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $140,000 ($100.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $736,000 ($526.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($35.77)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $36,000 ($25.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $530,000 ($379.11)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.57% ($27,462 average AGI)


5.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.26% ($31,345 average AGI)
to Sumner County, KS  0.48% ($35,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harper:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harper:

  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harper:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Harper fatal accident list:

Jun 2, 1984 10:40 PM, 7th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 1977 03:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $399,000Total costs
  • 4,592Total average daily traffic
  • 566Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,056Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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

HARPER, CITY OF (Population served: 1,443, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2011)
HARPER CO RWD 1 (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

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

  • HARPER CO RWD 5 (Population served: 209, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Harper

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harper, KS
Most common first names in Harper, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2681.7 years
John2178.8 years
Charles2078.9 years
Robert1872.3 years
James1775.4 years
William1670.8 years
George1679.3 years
Clarence1280.4 years
Bertha1284.2 years
Edith1179.6 years
Most common last names in Harper, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1477.1 years
Brown1481.0 years
Thompson1378.7 years
Jacobs1176.2 years
Williams1069.1 years
Parker982.0 years
Miller974.6 years
Maninger979.1 years
Mathes883.6 years
Smith886.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Harper, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
H&R Block1True Value1

Harper compared to Kansas state average:

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