Horace, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -53.1%
Males: 33  (49.4%)
Females: 34  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 67879

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,326 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Horace:

$37,326
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,937 (it was $15,602 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,587 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Horace:

$63,587
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $54,178; detached houses: $70,108; mobile homes: $7,122

Median gross rent in 2017: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in Horace: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 37.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Horace, KS (2010)
    • 6390.0%White alone
    • 45.7%Hispanic
    • 22.9%Black alone
    • 11.4%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (16.7%), French (9.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3643 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile   (very low).

Horace, Kansas map

17 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

This city:

11.0%
Kansas:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Horace city:

1.6% ($533)
Kansas:

1.2% ($999)

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

Distribution of median household income in Horace, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Horace, KS in 2017

Horace satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Horace, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.5%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.0%)
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (22.6%)
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Public administration (19.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (6.5%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Horace, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.9%)
  • Financial managers (9.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.5%)

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 the city 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 Horace 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 (13).
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).
Horace topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Horace:

Marital status in Horace, KS
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 73.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

For population 25 years and over in Horace:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Horace, KS (based on Greeley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3222
Catholic2671
Other1291
Evangelical Protestant1183
None411-
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: 1
Greeley County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greeley County:

30.1%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

40.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Horace:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Horace:

50.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Horace:

78.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Horace, KS Residents
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
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,523
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,483
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 8$3,006

Horace government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($507.46)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($507.46)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($44.78)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($44.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,000 ($223.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($44.78)

Horace government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($44.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($104.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($74.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($582.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($29.85)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($343.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($14.93)

Horace government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000 ($835.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($805.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($29.85)

Horace government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000 ($328.36)

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: Firner\'s Antenna Service, 544 Tribu-ne, Phone: (316) 376-4572
  • 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: Greeson Fluid Haulers Inc., 285 Tribu-ne, Phone: (316) 376-2248

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Horace, KS
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 2.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Horace, KS
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity


Horace compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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