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Population in 2012: 1,191 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 

Males: 621  (52.2%)
Females: 570  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  48.9 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67740.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,116 (it was $33,810 in 2000)
Hoxie:

$42,116
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,883

Hoxie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,611 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Hoxie:

$77,611
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,383; Detached houses: $91,539; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,956; In 2-unit structures: $41,397; Mobile homes: $29,919

Median gross rent in 2012: $522.

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  • White alone - 1,139 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 43 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hoxie: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (52.2%), English (12.1%), Irish (6.9%), Scottish (2.9%), United States (2.7%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2700 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,410 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hoxie:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hoxie city:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hoxie, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Hoxie to the number of sex offenders is 596 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,273 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,039 (1.5%)

Hoxie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (203.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (497.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Selden, KS (3.8 miles ), Menlo, KS (3.9 miles) , Grainfield, KS (4.1 miles ), Park, KS (4.2 miles) , Rexford, KS (4.3 miles) , Dresden, KS (4.3 miles) , Grinnell, KS (4.3 miles ), Morland, KS (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.35 N, Longitude: 100.44 W

Area code: 785

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Crime rates in Hoxie (2008):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (91.6 per 100,000)
  • 10 burglaries (915.8 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (457.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (91.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 112.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 297.2)

Crime rates in Hoxie (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 10 thefts (929.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (92.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 46.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Kansas average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hoxie-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Hoxie city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hoxie-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 56.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Hoxie center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 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 51.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Hoxie center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Brad Lambert - Football player and coach, Dirk Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Jun 1, 1975), Josh Campbell - College basketball player (Kansas State Wildcats), Urbane Pickering - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hoxie:

  • SHERIDAN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 826 18TH STREET)
  • SHERIDAN COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, 826 EIGHTEENTH BOX 167)

Political contributions by individuals in Hoxie, KS

Airports located in Hoxie:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoxie:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 68 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 118 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 153 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 163 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 205 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Kansas State University (about 207 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Butler Community College (about 221 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)

Public high school in Hoxie:

Public elementary/middle school in Hoxie:

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Library in Hoxie:

  • SHERIDAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $112,020; Location: 801 ROYAL AVENUE; 22,274 books; 1,203 audio materials; 1,884 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hoxie: Sheridan County Sheriff's Department Jail (A), Hoxie Police Department (B), Sheridan County Sheriff's Department (C), Sheridan County Courthouse (D), Sheridan County Rural Fire District 1 Hoxie Station (E), Sheridan County Emergency Medical Services (F), Sheridan County Public Health Department (G), Sheridan County Public Library (H), Mickey's Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hoxie include: Hoxie Christian Church (A), Hoxie Church of Christ (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Saint Francis Cabrini Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cottonwood Ranch (Museums; Highway 24).

Hotels: Cress'vue Motel (Highway 24), Hoxie Motel (East Highway 24 & 17 Street), Main Street Inn (1001 Main).

Court: Sheridan-County - Clerk Of District Court (925 9th).

 
Sheridan 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 Hoxie and their reported violations in the past:

HOXIE, CITY OF (Population served: 1149, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-2001 and JUL-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2001), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-21-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-1994)
  • 50 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hoxie, KS

33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hoxie compared to Kansas state average:

Hoxie, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.


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Banks with branches in Hoxie (2011 data):

  • State Bank: at 745 Main Street, branch established on 1986/11/13. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $126.9 mil, Deposits: $113.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Employees Stock Ownership Plan
  • Peoples State Bank: Hoxie Branch at 940 Oak Avenue, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2010/09/23: Bank assets: $115.8 mil, Deposits: $91.3 mil, headquarters in Mc Donald, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Big Mac Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First State Bank: Hoxie First Nat'l Branch at 801 Main Street, branch established on 1901/01/10. Info updated 2007/02/28: Bank assets: $299.5 mil, Deposits: $211.8 mil, headquarters in Norton, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Norton Bankshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hoxie travel time to work - commute


Hoxie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hoxie city (based on Sheridan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.46%
Here85.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents49.6%14.6%12.0%9.9%13.8%
Congregations30.8%7.7%30.8%7.7%23.1%
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
Sheridan County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sheridan County:

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

28.2%
Kansas:

27.9%

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 2$3,932$23,5920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,745
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,166$37,9921$931
Streets and Highways 2$4,215$25,2900$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,209$31,2540$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$327
Water Supply 2$5,777$34,6620$0
Totals for Government 9$22,299$29,7325$3,003

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $268,000 ($225.02)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($120.07)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($106.63)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($91.52)
    Police Protection: $93,000 ($78.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($74.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $80,000 ($67.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($37.78)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($19.31)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($15.95)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($2.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($4.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $363,000 ($304.79)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($79.76)
    All Other: $90,000 ($75.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($4.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $57,000 ($47.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($83.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($52.06)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($7.56)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($139.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $73,000 ($61.29)
    Highways: $41,000 ($34.42)
    General Support: $25,000 ($20.99)
  • Tax - Property: $244,000 ($204.87)
    Public Utilities: $53,000 ($44.50)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $135,000 ($113.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($100.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($12.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,063,000 ($892.53)

5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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



5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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


Strongest AM radio stations in Hoxie:

  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hoxie:

  • KQLS (100.3 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hoxie:

  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)
  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K15CG (Channel 15; OAKLEY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

Hoxie fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2000 04:00 PM, Us-24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $161,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,220
Total average daily truck traffic: 305
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,431


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Hoxie


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

Most common first names in Hoxie, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1877.2 years
Mary1787.4 years
John1783.7 years
Robert1474.7 years
George1374.5 years
Anna1386.7 years
Margaret1181.9 years
James1173.3 years
Dorothy981.2 years
Roy880.0 years
Most common last names in Hoxie, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Karnes1475.2 years
Pratt1178.8 years
Cooper1077.8 years
Oelke1081.2 years
Lewis978.8 years
Adams876.8 years
Smith884.9 years
Farber871.3 years
Cressler782.7 years
Mowry783.4 years

Hoxie on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
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