Hiawatha, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 3,108 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 1,545  (49.7%)
Females: 1,563  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66434.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,072 (it was $35,854 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$33,072
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,640 (it was $16,981 in 2000)

Hiawatha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,012 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$81,012
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $535.

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  • Races in Hiawatha, KS (2013)

    Hiawatha races chart
    • 2,84789.3%White alone
    • 1233.9%Hispanic
    • 772.4%Two or more races
    • 421.3%Black alone
    • 401.3%American Indian alone
    • 411.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hiawatha: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Irish (8.6%), English (8.4%), United States (7.7%), Norwegian (4.0%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 1136 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,391 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: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hiawatha city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

62 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Hiawatha, Kansas as of December 05, 2016.
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 2013: $1,152 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,465 (1.6%)

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
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $421,300

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 2013 2014
Murders 0001000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.030.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.032.10.0
Rapes 6110022001003
per 100,000 173.929.629.90.00.062.463.30.00.031.30.00.094.3
Robberies 0011010000000
per 100,000 0.00.029.930.30.031.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 244810911312179
per 100,000 58.0118.5119.5242.6306.8280.6348.095.531.562.731.3224.4283.0
Burglaries 1319213919151096281418
per 100,000 376.7563.0627.61,182.5583.0467.7316.4286.4188.862.7250.2448.7566.0
Thefts 81507695507664573579869291
per 100,000 2,347.11,481.52,271.42,880.51,534.22,369.82,024.71,813.61,101.32,474.92,690.02,948.72,861.6
Auto thefts 31110854422372
per 100,000 86.929.629.9303.2245.5155.9126.5127.362.962.793.8224.462.9
Arson 0000103100011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.70.094.931.80.00.00.032.131.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 271.4145.0189.4332.6178.9249.4228.0119.067.0142.6135.6269.9284.4

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Crime rate in Hiawatha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Kansas average:

2.60
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -269 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.2% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
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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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,12318
Evangelical Protestant96912
Catholic9003
Other2591
Black Protestant1241
None4,609-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hiawatha:

48.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hiawatha:

43.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hiawatha:

22.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hiawatha:

10.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Hiawatha:

52.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hiawatha, 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$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 ($152.83)
    Regular Highways: $361,000 ($116.15)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($116.15)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($98.78)
    Sewerage: $242,000 ($77.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $181,000 ($58.24)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($49.23)
    Libraries: $89,000 ($28.64)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($3.22)
    Health Services - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($45.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $391,000 ($125.80)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($16.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($11.58)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($6.76)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($3.86)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.29)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $976,000 ($314.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($18.98)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $10,000 ($3.22)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $411,000 ($132.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($24.77)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $198,000 ($63.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $209,000 ($67.25)
    Special Assessments: $66,000 ($21.24)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $625,000 ($201.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $121,000 ($38.93)
    General Support: $76,000 ($24.45)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $713,000 ($229.41)
    Total General Sales: $281,000 ($90.41)
    Public Utilities: $184,000 ($59.20)
    NEC: $77,000 ($24.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($4.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $985,000 ($316.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,572,000 ($827.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,089,000 ($350.39)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $855,000 ($275.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,254,000 ($403.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $229,000 ($73.68)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($41.83)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,100,000 ($353.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,689,000 ($865.19)

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)
Hiawatha fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Hiawatha fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2013 02:08 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 39.66716, Lon: -95.70161, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $638,000Total costs
  • 4,550Total average daily traffic
  • 939Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,375Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hiawatha)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (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: 19 (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: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hiawatha)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hiawatha)

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - Hiawatha

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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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Hiawatha, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Hiawatha compared to Kansas state average:

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

Hiawatha on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Troy C. Kolb (4)
  • Jeffrey John Grimm (2)
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  • Theodore B. Hinton (1)
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