Horace, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 74 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -48.3%
Males: 38  (52.4%)
Females: 36  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67879

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,930 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Horace:

$39,930
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,877 (it was $15,602 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,231 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Horace:

$35,231
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,259; Detached houses: $68,000; Mobile homes: $22,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $425.

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  • White alone - 63 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (5.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Horace: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.6%), Irish (12.2%), Italian (11.4%), English (3.3%), Subsaharan African (3.3%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3643 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Horace, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Horace:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horace city:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.9%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $563 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (0.9%)

Horace satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (154.1 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (164.3 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (482.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tribune, KS (1.4 miles ), Towner, CO (4.0 miles) , Leoti, KS (4.8 miles ), Sheridan Lake, CO (5.2 miles) , Weskan, KS (5.3 miles) , Sharon Springs, KS (5.4 miles ), Marienthal, KS (5.6 miles) , Wallace, KS (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 101.79 W

Horace household income distribution Horace home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-14.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Financial managers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

Average climate in Horace, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Horace-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Horace city center caused $250,000 in damages.

On 7/20/1958, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Horace-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.4 miles away from Horace center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 336.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Horace center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greeley County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Horace:

  • GREELEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; TRIBUNE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horace:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 136 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 152 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 156 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 164 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 166 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Barton County Community College (about 166 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Colorado College (about 166 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)

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Notable location: Horrace City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Horace: Horace Southern Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greeley 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 2012: 29.1%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Horace compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Horace city (based on Greeley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.90%
Here: 77.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents28.5%26.7%26.5%6.4%11.8%
Congregations16.7%16.7%16.7%16.7%33.3%
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: 1
Greeley County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greeley County:

30.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,523
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,483
Totals for Government 0$0 8$3,006

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($270.27)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($135.14)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($108.11)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($81.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($324.32)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($27.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($135.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($54.05)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($54.05)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($40.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($94.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($67.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($391.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($67.57)
    General Support: $3,000 ($40.54)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($175.68)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($40.54)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($918.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($864.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($54.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $123,000 ($1662.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($67.57)

7.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


8.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Horace:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horace:

  • K204CD (88.7 FM; TRIBUNE, KS; Owner: GREELEY COUNTY CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • K208CL (89.5 FM; TRIBUNE, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Robert S Firner, 415 N 5th St (Lat: 38.479167 Lon: -101.789333), Type: 38.7, Overall height: 32 m
    Registrant: 3163764572
  • Lowell E Greeson, 1st And Greeley 1 3/4 Mile W 3/4 N K-96/27 (Lat: 38.476389 Lon: -101.786278), Type: 31.0, Overall height: 25 m
    Registrant: 3163762248, , 509 THIRD ST.

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