Huron, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 73 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.1%
Males: 44  (61.0%)
Females: 29  (39.0%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 66041

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,393 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Huron:

$25,393
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,232 (it was $10,776 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $38,296 (it was $18,500 in 2000)
Huron:

$38,296
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $53,627
March 2019 cost of living index in Huron: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Huron, KS (2019)
    • 7394.8%White alone
    • 11.3%Black alone
    • 11.3%Two or more races



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Huron, Kansas as of April 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Huron is 133 to 1.


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Ancestries: Welsh (35.7%), European (28.6%), American (14.3%), Swiss (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Huron, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,712 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $569 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (28.6 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (57.7 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Everest, KS (2.2 miles ),
Lancaster, KS (2.3 miles ),
Denton, KS (2.8 miles),
Effingham, KS (2.9 miles ),
Horton, KS (3.1 miles ),
Willis, KS (3.2 miles),
Leona, KS (3.2 miles),
Severance, KS (3.2 miles)

Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 95.35 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Huron, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Huron, KS in 2019

Huron satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Kansas:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+16.0%).

Average climate in Huron, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Huron-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.5 miles away from the Huron city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Huron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 481% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from Huron center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.4 miles away from Huron center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Huron center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 284.3 miles away from Huron center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.0 miles away from Huron center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Atchison County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Huron:

  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HORTON, KS)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HORTON, KS)
  • HORTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HORTON, KS)
  • HORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HORTON, KS)
  • TRI-COUNTY MANOR LIVING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HORTON, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES ATCHISON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATCHISON, KS)
  • ATCHISON SENIOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATCHISON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huron:

  • Highland Community College (about 16 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 32 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Grantham University (about 46 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Washburn University (about 46 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 48 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Park University (about 48 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 49 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Atchison County Fire District 5 - Huron (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Huron: Lancaster United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Atchison 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:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Huron:

Marital status in Huron, KS
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 25.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 31.8%

For population 25 years and over in Huron:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Huron, KS (based on Atchison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,62013
Catholic2,7206
Evangelical Protestant2,48113
Other1861
Black Protestant1231
None7,794-
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: 3
Atchison County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Atchison County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Atchison County:

30.0%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Atchison County:

14.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Huron:

47.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Huron:

47.3%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Huron:

22.6%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Huron:

20.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Huron:

7.1
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Huron:

48.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Huron:

82.6%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Huron, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 6$131
Totals for Government 0$0 6$131

5.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Buchanan County, MO  0.54% ($30,613 average AGI)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.45% ($28,500)


6.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Leavenworth County, KS  0.60% ($38,086 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.59% ($34,706)
to Johnson County, KS  0.43% ($81,360)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huron:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huron:

  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Huron:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)

Huron fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 1979 11:51 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.0mTotal length
  • $1,011,000Total costs
  • 1,028Total average daily traffic
  • 97Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,374Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Huron, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Huron, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Edwin D Geer, 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Kansas Department Of Transportation, Topek-a, Phone: (785) 296-3661
  • Gregory F Buser, Sw 1/4 Sec 8 Lancaster Twp 10800 322nd Rd 3.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.628611 Lon: -95.315000), Type: 105.8, Structure height: 20005 m, Overall height: 105 m, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, Doxenford@wbklaw.Com, Suite 700, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-4141
  • 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Kansas Department Of Transportation, Topek-a, Phone: (785) 296-3661
  • Sw 1/4 Sec 8 Lancaster Twp 10800 322nd Rd 3.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.628611 Lon: -95.315000), Type: 105.8, Overall height: 105 m, Registrant: Knza Inc Dba , 104 Hiawa-tha, Phone: (785) 547-3461

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HURON, 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQIH206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6811.25 MHz, 6831.25 MHz, 6820.62 MHz, 6835.62 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2017, Expiration Date: 02/08/2028, Certifier: Edwin Geer, Registrant: Kansas Dept. Of Transportation, 700 Sw Harrison St., Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0TRG, Grant Date: 07/28/1992, Expiration Date: 07/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2004, Registrant: David A Linck, Rr Box 12, Huron, KS 66041

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huron, KS
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huron, KS
  • 100.0%Electricity


Huron compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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