Herington, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 2,413 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 1,096  (45.4%)
Females: 1,317  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66872, 67449.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,547 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Herington:

$38,547
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,098 (it was $16,526 in 2000)

Herington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,173 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Herington:

$67,173
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Herington, KS (2013)

    Herington races chart
    • 2,30787.8%White alone
    • 2108.0%Hispanic
    • 381.4%Two or more races
    • 271.0%Asian alone
    • 170.6%Black alone
    • 160.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Herington: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.3%), Irish (14.8%), English (7.6%), United States (4.8%), Dutch (3.6%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,136 people per square mile   (low).

Herington,KS real estate house value index trend

Herington, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Herington:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herington city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

64 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Herington, Kansas as of June 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Herington to the number of sex offenders is 623 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: $1,335 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,062 (2.0%)

Herington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (71.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (406.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Latimer, KS (2.7 miles) , Hope, KS (2.7 miles ), Lost Springs, KS (2.7 miles) , Ramona, KS (2.9 miles) , Woodbine, KS (2.9 miles ), Lincolnville, KS (3.5 miles ), White City, KS (3.8 miles ), Tampa, KS (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $55,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.67 N, Longitude: 96.95 W

Area code: 785

Herington household income distribution Herington home values distribution

Crime rates in Herington by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010022131011
per 100,000 0.040.00.00.081.383.241.0125.239.30.040.341.2
Robberies 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.040.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4682618465363
per 100,000 159.8239.7323.080.5244.0748.8164.0250.4196.7118.2241.8123.5
Burglaries 2321191316911179171418
per 100,000 918.9839.0767.1523.1650.7374.4451.0709.5354.1669.8564.3741.0
Thefts 394450296944365639283734
per 100,000 1,558.11,757.92,018.61,167.02,806.01,830.31,476.02,337.21,534.21,103.21,491.31,399.8
Auto thefts 2176162304554
per 100,000 79.940.0282.6241.4650.783.2123.00.0157.4197.0201.5164.7
Arson 010100100000
per 100,000 0.040.00.040.20.00.041.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 166.7214.3223.9119.9339.4325.7167.8296.4171.3131.8197.9180.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Herington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Kansas average:

2.60
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -140 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Herington, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Herington-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Herington city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 41.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Herington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% 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 156.9 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 254.4 miles away from Herington 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 278.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from the city 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 445.0 miles away from Herington center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.0 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 Dickinson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Herington topographic map

Birthplace of: Calvin E. Wright - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Herington:

  • HERINGTON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 100 E HELEN STREET)
  • MEDICALODGES HERINGTON (2 E ASH ST)

airports located in Herington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herington:

  • Kansas State University (about 41 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Emporia State University (about 46 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 60 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 68 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita State University (about 69 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Washburn University (about 72 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)

Public high school in Herington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Herington:

See full list of schools located in Herington

Library in Herington:

  • HERINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,766; Location: 102 S. BROADWAY; 12,693 books; 149 audio materials; 560 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Herington: Herington Fairgrounds (A), Herington Wastewater Plant (B), Agricultural Producers Grain Elevator Number 5 (C), Herington Police Department (D), Herington Fire Department Station 3 (E), Herington Fire Department Station 2 (F), Herington Fire Department Station 1 (G), Dickinson County Emergency Medical Services Herington (H), Herington Public Library (I), Herington Historical Museum (J), Herington City Hall (K), Herington Area Chamber of Commerce (L), Herington Senior Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Herington include: Herington United Methodist Church (A), First Church of God (B), First Christian Church (C), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Rock Island Church (F), Faith Covenant Fellowship (G), Iglesia Temploy la Hermosa (H), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Tri-County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 800 South Broadway).

Hotel: Sleep in Motel (619 S 5th St).

Dickinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in nursing homes in 2000

Herington, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Herington (2011 data):

  • Central National Bank: Herington Branch at 101 South Broadway, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.
  • The First National Bank and Trust Company of Junction City, Kansas: Herington Branch at 20 East Main Street, branch established on 1993/10/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $108.7 mil, Deposits: $75.0 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Herington city (based on Dickinson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,27927
Evangelical Protestant2,74328
Catholic2,0746
Other5-
None10,653-
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: 4
Dickinson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dickinson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

29.1%
Kansas:

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

8.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Herington:

22.4%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Herington:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Herington:

36.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Herington:

55.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Herington:

75.8%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Herington, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,734$34,4041$96
Other Government Administration 2$6,680$40,0805$260
Judicial and Legal 1$2,494$29,9282$2,785
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,988$31,9761$490
Firefighters 2$6,530$39,18020$728
Streets and Highways 6$11,324$22,6480$0
Airports 0$0 1$376
Sewerage 1$3,124$37,4880$0
Water Supply 4$13,134$39,4020$0
Electric Power 4$12,806$38,4180$0
Transit 0$0 3$1,232
Other and Unallocable 5$11,816$28,3580$0
Totals for Government 33$89,630$32,59333$5,967

Herington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,097,000 ($454.62)
    Regular Highways: $827,000 ($342.73)
    Sewerage: $818,000 ($339.00)
    Electric Utilities: $360,000 ($149.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,983,000 ($821.80)
    Police Protection: $362,000 ($150.02)
    General - Other: $324,000 ($134.27)
    Water Utilities: $259,000 ($107.34)
    Regular Highways: $186,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($67.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $143,000 ($59.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($41.86)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($31.08)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($25.69)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($25.28)
    Air Transportation: $57,000 ($23.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($10.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($63.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $117,000 ($48.49)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($45.17)
    Air Transportation: $72,000 ($29.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($29.01)
    Electric Utilities: $60,000 ($24.87)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($12.43)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($4.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.73)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,265,000 ($524.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($29.42)

Herington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $929,000 ($385.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $164,000 ($67.97)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($19.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($8.29)
    All Other: $16,000 ($6.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($3.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $77,000 ($31.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $234,000 ($96.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $770,000 ($319.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($19.06)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($11.19)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($4.56)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,046,000 ($847.91)
    Water Utilities: $839,000 ($347.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $810,000 ($335.68)
    All Other: $10,000 ($4.14)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($3.32)
  • Tax - Property: $633,000 ($262.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $267,000 ($110.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000 ($38.96)
    Other License: $20,000 ($8.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($3.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.83)

Herington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,078,000 ($2518.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,679,000 ($2353.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000 ($165.35)

Herington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,697,000 ($703.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,000 ($48.07)

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
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 Geary County, KS  1.31% ($31,294 average AGI)
from Saline County, KS  1.00% ($25,936)
from Riley County, KS  0.60% ($24,957)


8.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Saline County, KS  1.06% ($31,687 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.93% ($29,904)
to Riley County, KS  0.61% ($28,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Herington:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJCK (1420 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herington:

  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KBMP (90.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KANV (91.3 FM; OLSBURG, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Herington:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,INC.)
  • KTLJ-CA (Channel 6; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Herington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Herington fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 1978 10:59 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 23, 1976 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1975 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 47m154ftTotal length
  • $1,787,000Total costs
  • 10,476Total average daily traffic
  • 458Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,113Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Herington, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Herington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2 Mi W (Lat: 38.669444 Lon: -96.998917), Call Sign: WNAM508, Licensee ID: L00091277
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014Registrant: City Of Herington, 17 N Broadway City Hall, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-2271, Email:
  • 512 S 5th St (Lat: 38.661667 Lon: -96.947528), Call Sign: KAI361, Licensee ID: L00015292
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/1997, Expiration Date: 10/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2002Registrant: Ferrellgas L P, One Liberty Plz, Liberty, MO 64068
  • 3.2 Km East And 3.7 Km South Of Herington (Lat: 38.632222 Lon: -96.892222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WPSH427
    Assigned Frequencies: 938.425 MHz, 938.437 MHz, 938.450 MHz, 936.962 MHzGrant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:
  • Lat: 38.670694 Lon: -96.943778, Call Sign: WQDS831
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, 458.987 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/2005, Expiration Date: 10/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2015, Certifier: Lloyd R MatthesRegistrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:
  • 2561 Q AVE, Lat: 38.696000 Lon: -96.815056, Call Sign: WQWS750
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.400 MHz, 467.400 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2015, Expiration Date: 11/09/2025, Certifier: Logan EricksonRegistrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HERINGTON, Lat: 38.676194 Lon: -96.947806, Call Sign: WQHJ758
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2007, Expiration Date: 08/16/2017, Certifier: Ron StricklandRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • HERINGTON, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 7, Township 16 S, Range 5 E (Lat: 38.676917 Lon: -96.912778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 116.7 m, Overall height: 119.7 m, Call Sign: WQHM951
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2007, Expiration Date: 09/13/2017, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HERINGTON, 618 West Railroad (Lat: 38.673889 Lon: -96.950556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQJR512
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.406 MHz, 941.406 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2008, Expiration Date: 12/03/2018, Certifier: Brad G ZielieRegistrant: Union_pacific_railroad_company, 1400_douglas_st.__stop_0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • STATION, Ssw Yard (Lat: 38.673889 Lon: -96.950556), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WHC310
    Assigned Frequencies: 2192.00 MHz, 1895.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2001Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-7777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Herington Regional Airport (Lat: 38.686944 Lon: -96.814167), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2308
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.40751 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/08/2025Registrant: City Of Herington, 17 North Broadway, Herington, KS 67449, Phone: (785) 258-0174, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Herington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1189E , Serial Number: 7BCM-4746, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1989
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Merlin W Oswald, 3134 Us Highway 56, Herington, KS 67449, Other Owners: Beverly M Oswald
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27436 , Serial Number: 2078, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Laurence A Moore, Herington Bk Bld, Herington, KS 67449
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 408FL , Serial Number: 28-7125184, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Benson H Smith, Po Box 16, Herington, KS 67449, Other Owners: Caroline S Smith
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4187K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1187, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Moiser, 6 N Broadway, Herington, KS 67449
  • Aircraft: TIMOTHY R TAFT SUPER-CUBY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 652JP , Serial Number: 1066, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Merlin W Oswald, 3134 Us Highway 56, Herington, KS 67449, Other Owners: Beverly M Oswald
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6976K , Serial Number: 39C, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1979
    Registrant (Partnership): Steve S Donovan, 417 E Catalpa St, Herington, KS 67449, Other Owners: Kelly J Donovan
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99267 , Serial Number: 1890, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Morrow Mosier, 421 E Catalpa, Herington, KS 67449

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

HERINGTON, CITY OF (Population served: 2,493, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-26-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2008)
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Herington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Herington, KS
Most common first names in Herington, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3380.1 years
Mary2981.2 years
John2878.5 years
Anna2787.9 years
Walter2081.7 years
Robert1975.5 years
George1976.1 years
Harry1778.8 years
Henry1681.3 years
Helen1578.8 years
Most common last names in Herington, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schlesener2679.7 years
Albrecht2576.9 years
Weber2184.0 years
Smith2086.1 years
Herpich1580.8 years
Kandt1381.5 years
Miller1381.6 years
Johnson1378.9 years
Wendlandt1279.2 years
Jones1272.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Herington, KS
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Herington 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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