Hiawatha, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 3,178 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 1,581  (49.8%)
Females: 1,597  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66434.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,624 (it was $35,854 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$29,624
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,679 (it was $16,981 in 2000)

Hiawatha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,763 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$89,763
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,292; Detached houses: $86,995; Townhouses or other attached units: $6,659; Mobile homes: $15,537

Median gross rent in 2012: $453.

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Hiawatha races chart
  • White alone - 2,882 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 130 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 44 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 45 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hiawatha: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.9%), Irish (11.6%), United States (8.5%), English (7.0%), Norwegian (3.7%), Dutch (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 1136 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,422 people per square mile   (low).

Hiawatha,KS real estate house value index trend

Hiawatha, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Hiawatha:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hiawatha city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 24.1%

91 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.8%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Hiawatha, Kansas as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hiawatha to the number of sex offenders is 209 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,426 (1.4%)

Hiawatha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (37.8 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (75.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (433.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hamlin, KS (2.6 miles) , Robinson, KS (2.7 miles ), Powhattan, KS (2.8 miles) , Reserve, KS (2.9 miles) , Willis, KS (3.0 miles) , Morrill, KS (3.2 miles ), Fairview, KS (3.2 miles ), Kickapoo Site 1, KS (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 95.54 W

Area code: 785

Hiawatha household income distribution Hiawatha home values distribution

Crime rates in Hiawatha by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.030.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 61100220010
per 100,000 173.929.629.90.00.062.463.30.00.031.30.0
Robberies 00110100000
per 100,000 0.00.029.930.30.031.20.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2448109113121
per 100,000 58.0118.5119.5242.6306.8280.6348.095.531.562.731.3
Burglaries 131921391915109628
per 100,000 376.7563.0627.61182.5583.0467.7316.4286.4188.862.7250.2
Thefts 8150769550766457357986
per 100,000 2347.11481.52271.42880.51534.22369.82024.71813.61101.32474.92690.0
Auto thefts 311108544223
per 100,000 86.929.629.9303.2245.5155.9126.5127.362.962.793.8
Arson 00001031000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.70.094.931.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 272.6145.6190.3334.0179.7250.5229.0119.567.3143.2136.2

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

Crime rate in Hiawatha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -269 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Hiawatha, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hiawatha-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Hiawatha city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hiawatha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 421.5 miles away from Hiawatha center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 374.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 384.8 miles away from Hiawatha center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hiawatha topographic map

Birthplace of: Bion Barnett - Banker, William M. Gallagher - Photojournalist, Don Hill (American football) - Football player, Joe Wilhoit - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hiawatha:

  • HIAWATHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 300 UTAH STREET)
  • HIAWATHA PLACE (116 APACHE ST)
  • NORTHEAST KANSAS MULTI COUNTY HHA (116 N 6TH STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HIAWATHA (RR 2 EAST IOWA STREET)
  • MAPLE HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (RR 2 E IOWA ST)
  • OAK RIDGE ACRES (201 SIOUX AVE)

Airports located in Hiawatha:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hiawatha:

  • Highland Community College (about 15 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 41 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 49 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Washburn University (about 58 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Grantham University (about 63 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • University of Kansas (about 64 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Park University (about 65 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Hiawatha:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hiawatha:

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Library in Hiawatha:

  • HIAWATHA/MORRILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $293,154; Location: 431 OREGON; 41,788 books; 1,568 audio materials; 2,188 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hiawatha: Hiawatha Aquatic Park (A), Hiawatha Country Club (B), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B (C), Hiawatha Police Department (D), Brown County Sheriff's Department (E), Brown County Courthouse (F), Juvenile Services and Adult Community Corrections (G), Hiawatha Volunteer Fire Department (H), Town and Country Ambulance Service (I), Northeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Brown County (J), Brown County Agriculture Museum (K), Brown County Historical Society and Museum (L), Morrill Public Library (M), Hiawatha City Hall (N), Fisher Community Center (O), Hiawatha Chamber of Commerce (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hiawatha include: The Christian Center (A), First Baptist Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C), Saint Ann's Catholic Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Bethany United Church of Christ (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Brown County Historical Society (Museums; 611 Utah Street).

Hotels: Sunflower Mini Storage (406 North 1st Street), Hiawatha Inn & Heartland Restaurant (JCT Highway 36 & 73), Country Squire Motel & RV Park (Highway 36 Exit West), Hiawatha Inn Express (207 Lodge Road).

Brown 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 Hiawatha and their reported violations in the past:

HIAWATHA, CITY OF (Population served: 3,133, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 71.4% 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:  7.2%
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: 0.1% of all households
56 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Hiawatha in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Hiawatha, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Hiawatha compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Hiawatha (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank and Trust Company: Garden Branch at 800 Oregon Street, branch established on 1970/03/13; Citizens State Bank And Trust Compan at 610 Oregon Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.9 mil, Deposits: $60.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Crossdale, Inc.
  • The Morrill and Janes Bank and Trust Company: Hiawatha Branch at 7th And Delaware Streets, branch established on 1995/04/04. Info updated 2011/03/15: Bank assets: $646.8 mil, Deposits: $475.1 mil, headquarters in Merriam, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Morrill Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Girard National Bank: Hiawatha Branch at 805 South First Street, branch established on 1998/08/17. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $512.7 mil, Deposits: $395.5 mil, headquarters in Girard, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Gn Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hiawatha city (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.75%
Here: 59.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents27.6%21.8%14.8%9.4%7.1%
Congregations23.5%8.8%11.8%11.8%8.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.5%4.7%3.6%1.6%3.9%
Congregations5.9%5.9%5.9%2.9%14.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

29.8%
Kansas:

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

9.9%
State:

13.4%
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$3,458$20,7481$514
Other Government Administration 2$9,604$57,6245$841
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,022
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,924$39,8481$954
Police - Other 2$5,287$31,7220$0
Firefighters 0$0 15$1,227
Streets and Highways 2$5,661$33,9660$0
Sewerage 3$10,209$40,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,219$38,6280$0
Water Supply 5$13,795$33,1080$0
Totals for Government 23$71,157$37,12524$4,558

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($149.47)
    Regular Highways: $361,000 ($113.59)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($113.59)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($96.60)
    Sewerage: $242,000 ($76.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $181,000 ($56.95)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($48.14)
    Libraries: $89,000 ($28.01)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($3.15)
    Health Services - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($44.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $391,000 ($123.03)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($15.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($11.33)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($6.61)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($3.78)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.26)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $976,000 ($307.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($18.57)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $10,000 ($3.15)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $411,000 ($129.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($24.23)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $198,000 ($62.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $209,000 ($65.76)
    Special Assessments: $66,000 ($20.77)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $625,000 ($196.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $121,000 ($38.07)
    General Support: $76,000 ($23.91)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $713,000 ($224.35)
    Total General Sales: $281,000 ($88.42)
    Public Utilities: $184,000 ($57.90)
    NEC: $77,000 ($24.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($4.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $985,000 ($309.94)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,572,000 ($809.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,089,000 ($342.67)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $855,000 ($269.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,254,000 ($394.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $229,000 ($72.06)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($40.91)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,100,000 ($346.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,689,000 ($846.13)

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Nemaha County, KS  0.55% ($24,333 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.52% ($33,550)
from Atchison County, KS  0.39% ($35,867)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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 Nemaha County, KS  0.55% ($35,333 average AGI)
to Jackson County, KS  0.50% ($25,579)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($26,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hiawatha:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hiawatha:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hiawatha:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hiawatha, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Hiawatha fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 1996 01:25 PM, 73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1994 04:02 PM, Delawa, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 1990 10:00 PM, Miami, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 27, 1988 04:59 PM, Oregon, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 25, 1979 05:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hiawatha, KS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Us Hwy 159 5.5 Mi S Of Us Hwy 36 (Lat: 39.773056 Lon: -95.526361), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WMF743, Licensee ID: L00016044
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.875 MHz, 945.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Knza, Inc., P.O. Box 104, Hiawatha, KS 66434-0104
  • On Us Hwy 159 (Lat: 39.773056 Lon: -95.526361), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WMU713, Licensee ID: L00016044
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.875 MHz, 946.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/1994, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Knza, Inc., P.O. Box, Hiawatha, KS 66434
  • 5.5 Mi S Of Us 36 Hwy On Us 159 Hwy (Lat: 39.773056 Lon: -95.526361), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WPOP946
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Phone: (913) 362-7282
  • HIAWATHA, 122 N. 7th Street (Lat: 39.853889 Lon: -95.538028), Overall height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: WCU289, Licensee ID: L00121080
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2000
    Registrant: United Telephone Company Of Kansas, Inc., 600 Industrial Parkway, Industrial Airport, KS 66031

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1301 240th Street (Lat: 39.855056 Lon: -95.556389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 115.5 m, Call Sign: KWU464
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5519, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hiawatha)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hiawatha)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Hiawatha

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hiawatha, KS
Most common first names in Hiawatha, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5783.7 years
John5678.5 years
Charles4680.9 years
Robert4274.7 years
William3980.3 years
George3879.6 years
Anna3386.1 years
Helen2981.1 years
Harold2777.5 years
Ruth2779.4 years
Most common last names in Hiawatha, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore2578.4 years
Jones1980.0 years
Meyer1678.8 years
Smith1680.2 years
Miller1582.3 years
Bruning1583.5 years
Mueller1278.8 years
Davis1278.4 years
Kneisel1279.3 years
Duncan1279.0 years
Businesses in Hiawatha, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1Walmart1

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