Harper, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,355 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 719  (53.1%)
Females: 636  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67058.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,044 (it was $30,272 in 2000)
Harper:

$42,044
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,320 (it was $16,543 in 2000)

Harper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,486 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Harper:

$75,486
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,556; detached houses: $110,483; mobile homes: $48,662

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harper: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 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, 57.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harper, KS (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Harper, Kansas as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harper is 448 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harper by year

Type

2008

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(143.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(71.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(430.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(716.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(71.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)193.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Harper, KS

Crime rate in Harper detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (38.9%), American (18.1%), English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1421 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

Harper, Kansas map

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

This city:

4.2%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,346 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,287 (1.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Harper, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harper, KS in 2017
Harper satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Harper, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Machinery (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.0%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Harper, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

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

Harper, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Scott Wedman - Basketball player.

Harper 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Harper:

Marital status in Harper, KS
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

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): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harper
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harper, KS (based on Harper County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

29.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harper County:

10.9%
Kansas:

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

Harper government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $533,000 ($393.36)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($335.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $207,000 ($152.77)
    Sewerage: $175,000 ($129.15)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($126.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($81.18)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($75.28)
    Libraries: $71,000 ($52.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($42.80)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($16.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($25.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $543,000 ($400.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($67.16)

Harper government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $182,000 ($134.32)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $37,000 ($27.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($9.59)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($5.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($39.85)
    Other: $6,000 ($4.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($3.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $20,000 ($14.76)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($5.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($5.17)
    Rents: $6,000 ($4.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $424,000 ($312.92)
  • Tax - Property: $706,000 ($521.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $480,000 ($354.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($1.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.74)

Harper government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,146,000 ($2321.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,768,000 ($2042.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $839,000 ($619.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($340.22)

Harper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,594,000 ($1914.39)
Businesses in Harper, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
H&R Block1True Value1

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 1977 03:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.2mTotal length
  • $3,498,000Total costs
  • 18,475Total average daily traffic
  • 2,615Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,935Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harper, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harper, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harper)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Harper, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harper)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&GO-145C SER (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2432P , Serial Number: 22-2803, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Philip Trustee Unruh, 1216 Central St, Harper, KS 67058, Other Owners: Sandra Trustee Unruh
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7376P , Serial Number: 24-2557, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/1997
    Registrant (Partnership): Robert W Welch, 712 E 9th, Harper, KS 67058, Other Owners: Mary L Welch
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8510W , Serial Number: 28-10011, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): N And J Incorporated, 1417 Ash St, Harper, KS 67058
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87DB , Serial Number: D-8570, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Blanchat Manufacturing Inc, Po Box 444, Harper, KS 67058
  • Aircraft: CALDWELL EAA BIPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CORVAIR GO-140 (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6377V , Serial Number: IT-2, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Park, 402 Ne 100 Rd, Harper, KS 67058
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 54 took place in 2012, and the least - 6 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harper, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.1%), and Structure Fires (17.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harper, KS
    • 30866.1%Outside Fires
    • 7917.0%Structure Fires
    • 6012.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 194.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harper, KS
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harper, KS
  • 71.8%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.