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Population in 2012: 54 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.9%
Males: 20  (38.7%)
Females: 34  (61.3%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66041

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,373 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Huron:

$18,373
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,268

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,166 (it was $18,500 in 2000)
Huron:

$56,166
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $52,500; Detached houses: $52,500

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  • White alone - 53 (98.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Huron: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Scotch-Irish (25.0%), English (17.9%), German (7.1%), Scottish (7.1%), Swiss (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Huron:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huron city:

  • Never married: 48.3%
  • Now married: 10.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.1%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.6%)

Huron satellite photo by USGS

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

Huron household income distribution Huron home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Huron-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 208% 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 slightly above Kansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from Huron center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Atchison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huron:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 32 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • Grantham University (about 46 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Washburn University (about 46 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Kansas (about 48 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 49 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 51 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 56 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 48.4%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Huron, KS

Huron compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Huron travel time to work - commute


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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Huron city (based on Atchison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.51%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents38.8%13.0%12.8%8.3%7.0%
Congregations20.0%6.7%3.3%16.7%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.3%5.0%3.4%1.8%4.4%
Congregations6.7%6.7%13.3%3.3%20.0%
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
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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
Atchison County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Kansas:

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

14.2%
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$25
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$85
Totals for Government 0$0 7$110

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,000 ($240.74)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($74.07)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($18.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($18.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($37.04)
    General Support: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($203.70)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($74.07)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($55.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($259.26)

6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.49% ($22,586 average AGI)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.42% ($27,720)
from Brown County, KS  0.37% ($22,364)


6.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Buchanan County, MO  0.59% ($24,486 average AGI)
to Leavenworth County, KS  0.52% ($26,323)
to Johnson County, KS  0.41% ($33,083)

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



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Edwin D Geer, 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , 700 SW HARRISON, 7TH FLOOR
  • 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: 2027834141, Doxenford@wbklaw.Com, 2300 N STREET, NW Suite- 700
  • 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , DSOB, BUREAU OF CONST. & MAINT.
  • 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: 7855473461

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HURON, 3.2 Km West (Lat: 39.639167 Lon: -95.391389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQIH206
    Assigned Frequencies: 6811.25 MHz, 6831.25 MHz, 6820.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/08/2018, Certifier: Edwin Geer
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, 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


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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