Holton, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 3,266 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 1,550  (47.5%)
Females: 1,716  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66436.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,258 (it was $31,866 in 2000)
Holton:

$44,258
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,667 (it was $17,459 in 2000)

Holton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,359 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
Holton:

$127,359
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holton: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.3% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Holton, KS (2017)
    • 2,76484.0%White alone
    • 1895.7%Two or more races
    • 1755.3%Hispanic
    • 762.3%American Indian alone
    • 531.6%Asian alone
    • 130.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Holton, Kansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holton is 205 to 1.


Crime rates in Holton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.8)
2
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.8)
1
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
2
(61.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(89.4)
7
(204.4)
2
(59.5)
6
(181.4)
8
(242.0)
6
(179.1)
5
(149.7)
5
(151.9)
6
(183.8)
10
(301.9)
6
(184.6)
4
(122.0)
10
(306.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(447.0)
14
(408.9)
7
(208.1)
6
(181.4)
23
(695.7)
13
(388.1)
16
(479.2)
12
(364.5)
15
(459.6)
15
(452.9)
13
(400.0)
6
(183.0)
10
(306.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(2,473)
125
(3,651)
62
(1,843)
36
(1,089)
58
(1,754)
54
(1,612)
81
(2,426)
24
(729.0)
38
(1,164)
32
(966.2)
52
(1,600)
37
(1,129)
68
(2,087)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(178.8)
5
(146.0)
3
(89.2)
2
(60.5)
4
(121.0)
5
(149.3)
4
(119.8)
1
(30.4)
4
(122.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(184.6)
4
(122.0)
2
(61.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)186.2273.9116.297.4201.1172.2170.1136.1149.8130.7143.7125.7220.4

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City-data.com crime index in Holton, KS

Crime rate in Holton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (18.1%), American (17.1%), English (4.0%), Scottish (2.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1859

Elevation: 1095 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,334 people per square mile   (low).

Holton, Kansas map

66 residents are foreign born (0.3% Oceania, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.0%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,866 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,229 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (29.7 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (68.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (453.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Circleville, KS (2.7 miles),
Denison, KS (2.8 miles ),
Mayetta, KS (3.0 miles ),
Netawaka, KS (3.1 miles),
Whiting, KS (3.3 miles ),
Wetmore, KS (3.5 miles ),
Muscotah, KS (3.6 miles),
Soldier, KS (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 39.47 N, Longitude: 95.74 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Holton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holton, KS in 2017
Holton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $225,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Holton, KS residents
Average permit cost in Holton, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Kansas:

3.7%
Historical population in Holton, KS
Historical housing units in Holton, KS

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Holton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.5%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.9%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Holton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in Holton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Holton city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% 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 81.3 miles away from Holton 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 427.9 miles away from Holton center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Holton 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 372.2 miles away from Holton 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 379.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from Holton 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 Jackson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Holton:

  • HOLTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1110 COLUMBINE DR)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST KS MULTI-COUNTY (800 OREGON ST STE D PO BOX 182)
  • PENNSYLVANIA PLACE (925 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • ANN'S HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (424A PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • HOLTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HHA (1110 COLUMBINE DRIVE)
  • MEDICALODGES HOLTON (100 TOPEKA AVE)
  • MEDICALODGES JACKSON COUNTY (1121 W 7TH ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holton:

  • Washburn University (about 30 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • Highland Community College (about 37 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • University of Kansas (about 44 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Kansas State University (about 50 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 55 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Baker University (about 57 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 59 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high schools in Holton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Holton:

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Library in Holton:

  • BECK-BOOKMAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,589; Location: 420 WEST 4TH; 28,288 books; 862 audio materials; 1,448 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Holton: Jackson County Fairgrounds (A), Holton Municipal Power Plant (B), Meadow Acres Industrial Park (C), Jackson Farmers Grain Elevator Number 1 (D), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B - Jackson (E), Natural Resources Conservation Service Holton Service Center (F), Holton Police Department (G), Jackson County Sheriff's Office (H), Jackson County Courthouse (I), Jackson County Department of Corrections (J), Jackson County Rural Fire District 4 Holton (K), Holton Volunteer Fire Department (L), Jackson County Emergency Medical Services (M), Northeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Jackson County (N), Roebke Memorial Museum (O), Jackson County Historical Society Museum (P), Beck - Bookman Library (Q), Holton City Hall (R), Holton - Jackson County Chamber of Commerce (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Holton include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Holton First United Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (D), Evangel United Methodist Church (E), Bethany Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church of Holton (H), Holton Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Prairie Lake (A), Elk Horn Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Holton include: Rafters Park (1), Linscott Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jackson County Museum (327 New York Avenue), Chamber of Commerce-Holton Area (416 Pennsylvania Avenue # 2), Jackson Countytourism Council (416 Pennsylvania Avenue).

Hotels: Hotel Josephine (501 Ohio Avenue), Super 8 Motel (300 Arizona Avenue), Red Roof Inn Holton (115 Us Highway 75 # 75).

Court: Jackson County Court Services (400 New York).

Birthplace of: Bill James - Baseball writer, Lynn Jenkins - Politician, Kendall McComas - Film actor, Marvel Williamson - Dean of Kramer School of Nursing.

Jackson 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 Holton and their reported violations in the past:

JACKSON CO RWD 3 (Population served: 4,060, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-27-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Holton that have no violations reported:

  • HOLTON, CITY OF (Population served: 3,302, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Holton in 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in federal detention centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Holton in 2000:

  • 144 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Holton (2011 data):

  • The Girard National Bank: Holton Branch at 111 South Highway 75, branch established on 1999/08/22; Holton/Kansas State Branch at 101 East Fifth Street, branch established on 1937/01/01. 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.
  • The Denison State Bank: at 421 New York Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01; Holton Branch at 207 Arizona, branch established on 1990/12/03. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $286.4 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Denison Bancshares, Inc. Of Holton
  • The Farmers State Bank: at 209 Montana Avenue, branch established on 1900/10/30. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $55.9 mil, Deposits: $47.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Holton:

Marital status in Holton, KS
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Holton:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Holton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Holton, KS (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,48717
Evangelical Protestant1,75311
Catholic1,2612
Other1983
None7,763-
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: 5
Jackson County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

14.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Holton:

53.4%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holton:

51.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Holton:

28.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Holton:

18.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Holton:

9.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Holton:

34.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Holton:

58.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holton, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 13$55,168$50,9242$1,525
Streets and Highways 6$27,910$55,8200$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,692$51,3841$730
Water Supply 5$25,386$60,9260$0
Firefighters 4$15,102$45,3061$329
Parks and Recreation 3$10,296$41,1841$319
Sewerage 3$10,605$42,4200$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,411$73,6446$1,076
Judicial and Legal 1$3,780$45,3602$2,144
Financial Administration 1$2,647$31,7641$643
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 45$194,997$51,99914$6,766

Holton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,799,000 ($1469.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,122,000 ($343.54)
    Regular Highways: $672,000 ($205.76)
    Police Protection: $563,000 ($172.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($122.78)
    Sewerage: $348,000 ($106.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($86.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($48.38)
    Libraries: $127,000 ($38.89)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($10.72)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($6.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000 ($77.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $189,000 ($57.87)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($32.76)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($4.59)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($2.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.22)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,852,000 ($873.24)

Holton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $808,000 ($247.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($44.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($21.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $216,000 ($66.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $138,000 ($42.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($3.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.92)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,396,000 ($1652.17)
    Water Utilities: $1,123,000 ($343.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $90,000 ($27.56)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.84)
  • Tax - Property: $1,405,000 ($430.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $214,000 ($65.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $99,000 ($30.31)
    Other License: $11,000 ($3.37)

Holton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,504,000 ($1991.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,576,000 ($1707.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $928,000 ($284.14)

Holton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000 ($115.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,854,000 ($873.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,000 ($1.84)

6.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.77% ($42,775 average AGI)
Businesses in Holton, KS
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Red Roof Inn1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Holton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holton:

  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Holton:

  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Holton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Holton fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 2012 08:33 PM, Sr-16, Us-75, Lat: 39.463083, Lon: -95.753147, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 2010 06:40 AM, Us-75, Lat: 39.456208, Lon: -95.748081, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1985 02:33 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 87.8mTotal length
  • $2,212,000Total costs
  • 33,967Total average daily traffic
  • 4,828Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,075Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Holton, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holton, KS

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 65 took place in 2009, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Holton, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.7%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holton, KS
    • 40963.7%Outside Fires
    • 12219.0%Structure Fires
    • 8312.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 284.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holton, KS
Most common first names in Holton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6385.1 years
John5577.5 years
Robert3870.3 years
William3879.7 years
Charles3775.3 years
James3474.3 years
Clarence2978.2 years
George2980.2 years
Margaret2980.6 years
Elsie2587.0 years
Most common last names in Holton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1880.0 years
Moore1885.0 years
Zibell1781.9 years
Johnson1577.6 years
Davis1575.7 years
Anderson1480.6 years
Brown1377.6 years
Miller1382.2 years
Haag1279.1 years
Taylor1280.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holton, KS
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holton, KS
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Holton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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