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Population in 2012: 57 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.0%
Males: 25  (45.3%)
Females: 32  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  63.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67452

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,921 (it was $19,000 in 2000)
Hunter:

$29,921
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,210

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $13,888 (it was $15,200 in 2000)
Hunter:

$13,888
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $18,317; Detached houses: $15,825; Townhouses or other attached units: $67,255; In 2-unit structures: $5,173

Median gross rent in 2012: $290.

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  • White alone - 55 (96.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hunter: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Irish (20.2%), French (10.5%), English (7.9%), United States (6.1%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Hunter:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hunter city:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 77.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 3.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hunter, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Hunter to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $279 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $258 (2.6%)

Hunter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (121.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (454.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tipton, KS (2.9 miles ), Lucas, KS (3.8 miles ), Sylvan Grove, KS (3.9 miles ), Luray, KS (4.2 miles ), Lincoln Center, KS (4.3 miles ), Glen Elder, KS (4.4 miles ), Cawker City, KS (4.4 miles ), Barnard, KS (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 98.40 W

Area code: 785

Hunter household income distribution Hunter home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-33.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (75%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


Average climate in Hunter, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Hunter-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Hunter city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hunter-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 93% 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 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Hunter center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 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 58.2 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 65.5 miles away from Hunter center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hunter topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Hunter:

  • BEVERLY HEALTH AND REHAB OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUCAS, KS)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUCAS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hunter:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 57 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 85 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Kansas State University (about 98 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 108 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 115 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Wichita State University (about 121 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 129 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)

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Notable locations in Hunter: Agmark Grain Elevator Number 8 (A), Hunter Rural Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hunter include: Hunter Grace Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Mitchell 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 Hunter and their reported violations in the past:

HUNTER, CITY OF (Population served: 72, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-07-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and NOV-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-12-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
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: 3.0% of all households

Hunter compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hunter travel time to work - commute


Hunter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Other fuel (14%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hunter city (based on Mitchell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.62%
Here79.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Reformed Church in North America
Adherents40.9%21.5%9.4%4.6%4.1%
Congregations12.0%24.0%4.0%12.0%4.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.7%2.7%2.4%8.5%
Congregations4.0%8.0%4.0%4.0%24.0%
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: 3
Mitchell County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

12.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

27.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

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 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$460
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 9$810

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($280.70)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($192.98)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($175.44)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($175.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($122.81)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($52.63)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($17.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $3,000 ($52.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($105.26)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($105.26)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($70.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($122.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($52.63)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($280.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($70.18)
    General Support: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($385.96)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($17.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($263.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cloud County, KS  0.84% ($14,850 average AGI)
from Jewell County, KS  0.46% ($24,091)
from Osborne County, KS  0.46% ($22,364)


6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Saline County, KS  0.67% ($28,750 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZDY (96.3 FM; CAWKER CITY, KS; Owner: WACONDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hunter:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $39,000
Total average daily traffic: 630
Total average daily truck traffic: 73
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 874


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Douglas L Young, 3.2 Km North Of Hunter (Lat: 39.280000 Lon: -98.394722), Type: 90.5, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 7855751199, Doug_young@wr.Com, 818 S. KANSAS AVE.
  • Charles A Contreras, 875 East Union Drive (Lat: 39.155833 Lon: -98.348611), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 3107387162, Ltd500@earthlink.Net, 3238 SELBY AVE
  • 3.2 Km North Of Hunter (Lat: 39.280000 Lon: -98.394722), Type: 90.5, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 9135756560, Steve_ingersoll@wstnres.Com, 818 KANSAS AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 39.280000 Lon: -98.394722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: KNNQ351
    Assigned Frequencies: 936.475 MHz, 936.487 MHz, 936.500 MHz, 936.900 MHz, 936.912 MHz, 936.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 04/15/2021, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hunter, KS, Lat: 39.213611 Lon: -98.393333, Call Sign: WQHA737
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2007, Expiration Date: 06/13/2017, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2401 N. State Street, Waseca, MN 56093, Phone: (507) 781-4346, Fax: (507) 781-4400, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0ZVM
    Grant Date: 02/27/1997, Expiration Date: 02/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2009
    Registrant: Micki L Kampmeier, 201 A St, Hunter, KS 67452-0032


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

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