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Ancestries: German (30.3%), Irish (14.9%), English (12.0%), United States (9.5%), Swedish (3.4%), Italian (3.0%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 2150 feet
Land area: 0.47 square miles.
Population density: 1,473 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Haviland:
High school or higher: 93.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Haviland city:
Never married: 31.0%
Now married: 51.1%
15 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Haviland, Kansas as of June 03, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Haviland to the number of sex offenders is 680 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 2012: $1,107 (1.7%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (97.0 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities:Greensburg, KS (3.2 miles ),
Cullison, KS (3.3 miles)
Coats, KS (4.1 miles)
Byers, KS (4.2 miles)
Sun City, KS (4.4 miles)
Pratt, KS (4.5 miles ),
Wilmore, KS (4.5 miles)
Mullinville, KS (4.5 miles ).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Haviland-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Haviland city center killed 11 peopleand injured 63 peopleand caused $250 million in damages.
On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the city center injured one personand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Haviland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.8 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 56.5 miles away from Haviland 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 330.8 miles away from the city center On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.3 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 253.1 miles away from Haviland 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 199.8 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Kiowa County (10) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Haviland:
HAVILAND CARE CENTER LLC (200 MAIN)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Haviland:
KIOWA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GREENSBURG, KS)
KIOWA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GREENSBURG, KS)
HERITAGE MANOR OF GREENSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GREENSBURG, KS)
Notable locations in Haviland: Farmers Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Haviland Volunteer Fire Department (B), Kiowa County Library (C), Haviland City Hall (D), Barclay College Worden Memorial Library (E), Barclay College Hockett Auditorium (F), Barclay College Lemmons Hall (G), Barclay College Coppock Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attraction: Friends Bible College (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 South 1st).
Kiowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Haviland and their reported violations in the past:
HAVILAND, CITY OF (Population served: 680, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2014)
MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-14-2013 to NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2014)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-13-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-13-2013)
24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.1%
(29.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
People in group quarters in Haviland in 2010:
97 people in college/university student housing
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
2 people in group homes intended for adults
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
48 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
45 people in nursing homes in 2000
Haviland compared to Kansas state average:
Median household income below 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 below 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.
Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Number of college students above state average.
Banks with branches in Haviland (2011 data):
The Haviland State Bank: at 209 North Main Street, branch established on 1903/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.3 mil, Deposits: $31.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Haviland Bancshares, Inc.
11 Mi N On Cr 3/4 Mi W On S Side (Lat: 37.776417 Lon: -99.124000), Call Sign: KNEX908 Assigned Frequencies: 464.675 MHz Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 02/24/2023 Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
14 Mi N 1 Mi E .5 Mi N (Lat: 37.835028 Lon: -99.091222), Call Sign: WQV861, Licensee ID: L01073905 Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz Grant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015 Registrant: Jan Mayhew, Rr 1 Box 60, Haviland, KS 67059, Phone: (316) 995-3275
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
HAVILAND, Se Corner City Limits (Lat: 37.614444 Lon: -99.103333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQKD362 Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz Grant Date: 04/07/2009, Expiration Date: 04/07/2019, Certifier: Mark Wade Registrant: Stutler Technologies, Corp., Emporia, KS 66801, Phone: (620) 342-7922, Fax: (620) 343-2005
Call Sign: KB0VFV, Licensee ID: L01084775 Grant Date: 11/16/2005, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016, Certifier: Dwight D Smitherman Registrant: Dwight D Smitherman, Haviland, KS 67059
Call Sign: WA0MCP, Licensee ID: L00520828 Grant Date: 08/01/2002, Expiration Date: 09/29/2012 Registrant: Veryl D Hinshaw, Haviland, KS 67059
Call Sign: WB9MQN, Licensee ID: L01303797 Grant Date: 11/18/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2019, Certifier: James R Benson Registrant: James R Benson, 1939 Main Street, Haviland, KS 67059
Call Sign: KC9JRW, Licensee ID: L01164927 Grant Date: 06/21/2006, Expiration Date: 06/21/2016, Certifier: Howard E Dudley Registrant: Howard E Dudley, 310 East Cherry, Haviland, KS 67059
Call Sign: KD0BYJ, Licensee ID: L01336594 Grant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 11/02/2017, Certifier: Richard L Angers Registrant: Richard L Angers, 403 W Cottonwood, Haviland, KS 67059
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 20997 , Serial Number: 17251217, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1964 Registrant (Corporation): Smitherman Inc, Po Box 100, Haviland, KS 67059
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 244RA , Serial Number: 10662, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/2005 Registrant (Individual): Robert Dba Ellis, Po Box 328, Haviland, KS 67059, Other Owners: Flying Service Haviland
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 50375 , Serial Number: 15069260, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1968 Registrant (Individual): Robert W Dba Ellis, Po Box 328, Haviland, KS 67059, Other Owners: Flying Service Haviland
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating N-Number: 5264Y , Serial Number: 21064142, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1980 Registrant (Corporation): Haviland Flying Service LLC, Po Box 328, Haviland, KS 67059
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: