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Population in 2012: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.7%
 

Males: 51  (57.0%)
Females: 40  (43.0%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67065

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,668 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Isabel:

$52,668
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,284

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $16,339 (it was $13,600 in 2000)
Isabel:

$16,339
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $25,880; Detached houses: $25,880

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  • White alone - 85 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Isabel: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.4%), Irish (11.1%), English (4.9%), Scottish (3.5%), Dutch (2.8%), Polish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1850 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Isabel:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Isabel city:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 78.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (68.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Nashville, KS (2.7 miles) , Sawyer, KS (2.7 miles) , Medicine Lodge, KS (3.6 miles ), Cunningham, KS (3.7 miles ), Zenda, KS (3.9 miles) , Coats, KS (3.9 miles) , Pratt, KS (4.0 miles ), Sharon, KS (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.47 N, Longitude: 98.55 W

Area code: 620

Isabel household income distribution Isabel home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Isabel-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Isabel city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Isabel-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Isabel center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from Isabel center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Isabel:

  • MEDICINE LODGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 13 miles away; MEDICINE LODGE, KS)
  • CEDAR CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MEDICINE LODGE, KS)
  • BARBER COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MEDICINE LODGE, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Isabel, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Isabel:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 54 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 71 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 88 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 89 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Butler Community College (about 95 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 107 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 125 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)

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Notable locations in Isabel: Isabel Fire Department (A), Isabel Senior Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Barber County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Isabel and their reported violations in the past:

ISABEL, CITY OF (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-15-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-07-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-13-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.5%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.5%
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 Isabel, KS

Isabel compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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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Banks with branches in Isabel (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Kansas, National Association: Isabel Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1905/08/01. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $226.9 mil, Deposits: $183.2 mil, headquarters in Kingman, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: King Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Isabel travel time to work - commute


Isabel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Isabel city (based on Barber County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.20%
Here74.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents29.2%25.7%23.5%6.0%4.9%
Congregations21.7%13.0%17.4%8.7%4.3%
NameLutheran Church Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.7%1.9%1.5%1.2%2.3%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%17.4%
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: 5
Barber County:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Barber County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Barber County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

14.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barber County:

29.2%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

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 1$1,990$23,8800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$84
Firefighters 0$0 11$251
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$45
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$491
Sewerage 0$0 2$155
Water Supply 0$0 2$110
Electric Power 0$0 1$40
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$232
Totals for Government 1$1,990$23,88027$1,408

Isabel government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $38,000 ($417.58)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $100,000 ($1098.90)
    Gas Utilities: $49,000 ($538.46)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($263.74)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($142.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($65.93)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,000 ($230.77)

Isabel government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($76.92)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($65.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $105,000 ($1153.85)
    Gas Utilities: $55,000 ($604.40)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($131.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($472.53)
    Highways: $4,000 ($43.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,000 ($98.90)
    Property: $3,000 ($32.97)

Isabel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $437,000 ($4802.20)

6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Pratt County, KS  0.53% ($39,200 average AGI)


5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.81% ($45,000 average AGI)
to Pratt County, KS  0.70% ($38,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Isabel:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Isabel:

  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8 Mi E Jct 61 & 54 6.25 Mi S On Dirt Rd (Lat: 37.555861 Lon: -98.600361), Call Sign: KNAG344, Licensee ID: L00044153
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2000, Expiration Date: 11/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2006
    Registrant: Neumann Wheatley Farms Inc, 60382 Se 80th Ave, Isabel, KS 67065-9431, Phone: (316) 739-4544


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