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Population in 2012: 2,691 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 

Males: 1,233  (45.9%)
Females: 1,458  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67544.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,421 (it was $28,022 in 2000)
Hoisington:

$45,421
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,766

Hoisington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,229 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Hoisington:

$59,229
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,569; Detached houses: $70,327; Mobile homes: $10,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $619.

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  • White alone - 2,633 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hoisington: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (49.3%), Irish (13.3%), English (10.2%), United States (3.8%), Swedish (2.8%), Russian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1845 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 2,279 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hoisington:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hoisington city:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

27 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hoisington, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Hoisington to the number of sex offenders is 449 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,326 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $730 (2.2%)

Hoisington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (97.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (411.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Susank, KS (2.9 miles) , Olmitz, KS (2.9 miles) , Odin, KS (3.1 miles) , Great Bend, KS (3.2 miles ), Galatia, KS (3.6 miles) , Claflin, KS (3.6 miles ), Albert, KS (3.7 miles) , Otis, KS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 98.78 W

Area code: 620

Hoisington household income distribution Hoisington home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hoisington by Year
Type 2002 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 003100
per 100,000 0.00.0104.335.70.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 325545
per 100,000 99.867.1173.9178.4146.9182.7
Burglaries 995161420
per 100,000 299.5302.1173.9571.0514.1730.7
Thefts 263918283638
per 100,000 865.21309.2626.1999.31322.11388.4
Auto thefts 400514
per 100,000 133.10.00.0178.436.7146.1
Arson 102101
per 100,000 33.30.069.635.70.036.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 89.790.5161.8164.9126.1161.2

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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 Hoisington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Kansas average:

2.68

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Hoisington, Kansas accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -189 (-6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hoisington-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 213% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Hoisington city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 4.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hoisington-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from Hoisington center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Hoisington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kari Wahlgren - Voice actor, Doug Dumler - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hoisington:

  • CLARA BARTON HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 250 W 9TH STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HOISINGTON (Nursing Home, 272 W CHEYENNE)
  • HOISINGTON REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 272 W CHEYENNE AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Hoisington, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoisington:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 39 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 56 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 98 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 115 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Kansas State University (about 128 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 139 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Emporia State University (about 141 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

Public high school in Hoisington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hoisington:

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Library in Hoisington:

  • HOISINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,763; Location: 169 SOUTH WALNUT; 24,075 books; 585 audio materials; 345 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hoisington: Hoisington Municipal Power Plant (A), United Agricultural Service Grain Elevator Number 3 (B), Hoisington Police Department (C), Hoisington Volunteer Fire Department (D), Hoisington Ambulance Service (E), Hoisington Historical Society Museum (F), Hoisington Public Library (G), Hoisington City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cardinal Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hoisington include: Hoisington Church of the Nazarene (A), Concordia Lutheran Church (B), First Street Church of God (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Hoisington Bible Church (E), Living Joy Community Church (F), New Life Baptist Church (G), Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church (H), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Barton 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 Hoisington and their reported violations in the past:

HOISINGTON, CITY OF (Population served: 2996, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and NOV-05-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-05-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and DEC-15-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and DEC-15-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1994)
BARTON CO RWD 1 (Population served: 30, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-02-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and OCT-22-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-28-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2000)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hoisington, KS

People in group quarters in Hoisington in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Hoisington compared to Kansas state average:

Hoisington, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hoisington (2011 data):

  • The Wilson State Bank: Hoisington Branch at Second And Main Streets, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $79.8 mil, Deposits: $68.5 mil, headquarters in Wilson, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wilson Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Kansas Bank: at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1961/12/30. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $103.4 mil, Deposits: $82.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.
  • Landmark National Bank: Hoisington Branch at 623 N. Main, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/13: Bank assets: $596.4 mil, Deposits: $456.0 mil, headquarters in Manhattan, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hoisington travel time to work - commute


Hoisington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hoisington city (based on Barton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.44%
Here75.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents45.0%11.2%8.2%6.7%4.5%
Congregations12.5%16.1%7.1%8.9%7.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%2.8%2.5%2.5%12.7%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.8%3.6%35.7%
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: 4
Barton County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

10.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Barton County:

9.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

30.3%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$9,866$29,5980$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,400$64,8008$320
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,144$31,1040$0
Police - Other 2$4,760$28,5600$0
Firefighters 0$0 16$266
Streets and Highways 4$10,982$32,9460$0
Health 2$6,390$38,34010$5,299
Solid Waste Management 3$5,882$23,5280$0
Sewerage 2$4,402$26,4120$0
Water Supply 3$8,632$34,5280$0
Electric Power 11$36,018$39,2920$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,310$27,7201$391
Totals for Government 40$112,786$33,83635$6,276

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,232,000 ($829.43)
    Water Utilities: $382,000 ($141.95)
    Police Protection: $366,000 ($136.01)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($92.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($69.12)
    Health - Other: $184,000 ($68.38)
    Regular Highways: $172,000 ($63.92)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($40.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($38.65)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($35.30)
    Libraries: $69,000 ($25.64)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($23.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($13.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($10.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $13,000 ($4.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($19.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $452,000 ($167.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $99,000 ($36.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($14.86)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($5.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($5.95)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($5.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000,000 ($743.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($14.86)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($87.70)
    All Other: $176,000 ($65.40)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($57.60)
    Hospital Public: $20,000 ($7.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,000 ($6.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $330,000 ($122.63)
    All Other: $8,000 ($2.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $40,000 ($14.86)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($12.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $34,000 ($12.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($3.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,375,000 ($882.57)
    Water Utilities: $428,000 ($159.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000 ($34.19)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Property: $550,000 ($204.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $76,000 ($28.24)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,495,000 ($2785.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,380,000 ($2742.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,000 ($154.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($111.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $945,000 ($351.17)

5.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pawnee County, KS  0.33% ($31,242 average AGI)
from Rush County, KS  0.24% ($24,250)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.19% ($37,737)


6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.59% ($23,712 average AGI)
to Ellis County, KS  0.39% ($25,487)
to Johnson County, KS  0.34% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hoisington:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hoisington:

  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KWBI (91.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • K201DG (88.1 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KBDA (89.7 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hoisington:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K30GD (Channel 30; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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

Hoisington, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Hoisington fatal accident list:

Apr 30, 1992 09:45 AM, Clay, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 4, 1981 07:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $148,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 845
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 12,988

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (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 Hoisington, KS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (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:

3
  • Hoisington, 300 E. Railroad St. (Lat: 38.511806 Lon: -98.774750), Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQHJ427
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2007, Expiration Date: 08/14/2017, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore
    Registrant: Nex-Tech Telephone, 2418 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:
  • Hoisington Elevator, Lat: 38.511889 Lon: -98.774778, Type: Bant, Structure height: 566 m, Call Sign: WQID241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3667.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: Eric A Muehleisen
    Registrant: Nex-Tech, 210 E. 12th., Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (877) 625-7872, Fax: (785) 625-4479, Email:
  • HOISINGTON, 7.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 38.605556 Lon: -98.697556), Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: KAN94
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+16 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hoisington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8024P , Serial Number: 24-3268, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1963
    Registrant (Partnership): Way Aircraft Ltd Four, 515 N Maple St, Hoisington, KS 67544, Other Owners: Boyd King, Tona King


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Hoisington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hoisington, KS

Most common first names in Hoisington, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3682.2 years
Robert3374.0 years
John3280.4 years
William3076.5 years
Anna2784.3 years
James2675.6 years
George2382.2 years
Charles2179.0 years
Frank1778.9 years
Fred1682.6 years
Most common last names in Hoisington, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ochs2375.0 years
Smith2180.8 years
Nuss1877.4 years
Miller1882.4 years
Steinert1781.9 years
Steiner1381.5 years
Popp1183.1 years
Karst1084.4 years
Deutsch1078.4 years
Reif1083.9 years

Businesses in Hoisington, KS

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Pizza Hut: 1


Hoisington on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #77 (67544) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries"
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