Latest news from Humboldt, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Ancestries: German (23.7%), American (16.4%), Irish (6.1%), English (5.2%), Italian (2.3%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 970 feet
Land area: 1.42 square miles.
Population density: 1,324 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Humboldt:
High school or higher: 89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Humboldt city:
Never married: 27.0%
Now married: 44.5%
5 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Humboldt, Kansas as of May 26, 2017. The ratio of number of residents in Humboldt to the number of sex offenders is 391 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,445 (1.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,118 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (80.1 miles , pop. 80,098).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (99.7 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (354.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bassett, KS (2.6 miles)
Iola, KS (2.8 miles ),
Gas, KS (3.0 miles ),
Chanute, KS (3.1 miles ),
Piqua, KS (3.1 miles)
La Harpe, KS (3.2 miles ),
Neosho Falls, KS (3.9 miles)
Earlton, KS (3.9 miles)
Single-family new house construction building permits:
1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
1999: 1 building, cost: $120,000
2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $39,600
2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,300
2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,300
2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,500
2006: 1 building, cost: $135,000
2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,000
2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
2011: 1 building, cost: $95,000
2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
2014: 1 building, cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 95.44 W
Area code: 620
Crime rates in Humboldt (2010):
0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
1 rape (55.2 per 100,000)
0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
1 assault (55.2 per 100,000)
4 burglaries (220.8 per 100,000)
16 thefts (883.0 per 100,000)
1 auto theft (55.2 per 100,000)
City-data.com crime rate = 110.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Humboldt-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Humboldt city center killed 3 peopleand injured 9 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 2/28/2007, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the city center .
Humboldt-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from the city center On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from Humboldt center On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from the city center On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from the city 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 321.1 miles away from Humboldt 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 326.9 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
The number of natural disasters in Allen County (8) is smaller than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Walter Johnson - (1887-1946), Dean Grennell - Journalist, Andrew Honeycutt - Educator, George Sweatt - Baseball player.
Main business address for: MONARCH CEMENT CO (CONCRETE GYPSUM PLASTER PRODUCTS).
Hospitals and medical centers in Humboldt:
PINECREST NURSING HOME (1020 PINE ST)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Humboldt:
ALLEN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
ALLEN COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
STERLING HEIGHTS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
WINDSOR PLACE AT IOLA LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
ARKHAVEN AT IOLA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
IOLA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; IOLA, KS)
Notable locations in Humboldt: Humboldt Water Works (A), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 8 (B), Humboldt Police Department (C), Humboldt Fire Department (D), Allen County Emergency Medical Services (E), Humboldt Historical Museum (F), Humboldt Public Library (G), Humbolt City Hall (H), Humbolt Senior Center (I), Humboldt Community Center (J). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Humboldt include: Faith Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Humboldt United Methodist Church (D), Poplar Grove Baptist Church (E), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (F), Saint Peter's Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 25.2. This is significantly better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is about average.Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.1%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 17.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.1% for American Indian residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
Gay men: 0.1% of all households
22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
Banks with branches in Humboldt (2011 data):
Community National Bank & Trust: Humboldt Branch at Eighth And Osage Streets, branch established on 1994/12/19. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, headquarters in Chanute, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.
Emprise Bank: Humboldt Branch at 201 South Ninth Street, branch established on 1996/02/20. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
Religion statistics for Humboldt city (based on Allen County data)
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
STATION, 0.8 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.792806 Lon: -95.423028), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WAV83 Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/13/1997Registrant:Phone: (213) 486-3085
FCC Registered Paging Towers:
.7 Km West Of Old Us Highway 169 4 Km Ssw Of Post Office (Lat: 37.774194 Lon: -95.439694), Call Sign: KNKO464 Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Philip J RankinRegistrant: Mobilcom Pittsburg, Inc., 700 E> Jefferson St., Pittsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-8188, Fax: (620) 231-4367, Email:
7 Km West Of Old Us Highway 169, 4 Km Ssw Of Post Office, (Lat: 37.774194 Lon: -95.439694), Call Sign: KNKO900, Licensee ID: L00128879 Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005Registrant: Donna N. Collins, Rt. 3 Box 88-A, Chanute, KS 66270-0000
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KA0BPF, Licensee ID: L01002356, Grant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 04/09/2025, Registrant: Christopher L Bauer, 924 N 11th St, Humboldt, KS 66748-1185
Call Sign: N0NBD, Previous Call Sign: KB0ICF, Licensee ID: L00593881, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/15/2022, Certifier: Paul D Smith, Registrant: Paul D Smith, 320 S 5th St, Humboldt, KS 66748
Call Sign: N0TKO, Licensee ID: L00593886, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/15/2022, Certifier: Sarah L Smith, Registrant: Sarah L Smith, 320 S 5th St, Humboldt, KS 66748
Call Sign: N0TSX, Licensee ID: L00513996, Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022, Certifier: Donald D Copley, Registrant: Donald D Copley, Humboldt, KS 66748
Call Sign: KD0KVQ, Licensee ID: L01555568, Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Matthew S Green, Registrant: Matthew S Green, 321 2000 St, Humboldt, KS 66748
Call Sign: WN0NFI, Previous Call Sign: KC0VOS, Licensee ID: L01091952, Grant Date: 06/15/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Certifier: Jacob E Mcconnell, Registrant: Jacob E Mcconnell, 205 Central, Humboldt, KS 66748
Call Sign: KE0HGM, Licensee ID: L01998002, Grant Date: 01/27/2016, Expiration Date: 01/27/2026, Certifier: Jared L Sigler, Registrant: Jared L Sigler, 305 N 8th, Humboldt, KS 66748
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 123LG , Serial Number: 17263957, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1974 Registrant (Individual): Garry E Daniels, 1700 Arizona Rd, Humboldt, KS 66748
Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle) N-Number: 65374 , Serial Number: A352PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/2007 Registrant (Individual): Richard C Works, 720 600th St, Humboldt, KS 66748
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 951KC , Serial Number: 2526, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1995 Registrant (Corporation): Humboldt Helicopters LLC, 1689 California Rd, Humboldt, KS 66748
Drinking water stations with addresses in Humboldt and their reported violations in the past:
HUMBOLDT, CITY OF (Population served: 1,955, Surface water):
Past health violations:
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 Public Notif received (OCT-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2007)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Most common first names in Humboldt, KS among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Humboldt, KS among deceased individuals
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Utility gas (74%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Humboldt, KS
Pizza Hut: 1
Humboldt compared to Kansas state average:
Median house value below 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.