Iuka, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 162 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 81  (50.2%)
Females: 81  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 67066

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,291 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Iuka:

$57,291
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,551 (it was $21,462 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,732 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Iuka:

$90,732
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,647; detached houses: $96,974; mobile homes: $42,990

Median gross rent in 2017: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Iuka: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.0%
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  • Races in Iuka, KS (2010)
    • 15092.0%White alone
    • 116.7%Hispanic
    • 21.2%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Dutch (14.8%), American (10.4%), English (7.8%), European (3.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1950 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Iuka, Kansas map

11 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This city:

4.7%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,926 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,482 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (76.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Pratt, KS (2.3 miles ),
Byers, KS (2.9 miles),
Preston, KS (3.2 miles),
Cullison, KS (3.4 miles),
Coats, KS (4.0 miles),
Sawyer, KS (4.0 miles),
Cunningham, KS (4.2 miles ),
Turon, KS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 98.73 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Iuka, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Iuka, KS in 2017

Iuka satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Iuka, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Rail transportation (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Utilities (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (24.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (16.7%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Utilities (9.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (9.4%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Iuka, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (18.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.4%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Financial managers (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Iuka, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Iuka, Kansas average temperatures Iuka, Kansas average precipitation Iuka, Kansas humidity Iuka, Kansas wind speed Iuka, Kansas snowfall Iuka, Kansas sunshine Iuka, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Iuka-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Iuka city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iuka-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Iuka center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Iuka center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.6 miles away from the city 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 248.1 miles away from Iuka center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 336.5 miles away from Iuka center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Iuka center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pratt County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iuka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Iuka:

  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF PRATT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • SIESTA HOME OF PRATT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT REHABILITATION AND RESIDENCE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • PRATT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PRATT, KS)
  • SOUTH WIND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PRATT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iuka:

  • Barton County Community College (about 47 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 51 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 75 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 75 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 75 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 83 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iuka: Kanza Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Luka Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Pratt 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 Iuka and their reported violations in the past:

IUKA, CITY OF (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Iuka (2011 data):

  • The First State Bank & Trust Co. of Larned: Iuka Branch at 200 North Main, branch established on 1989/11/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $108.9 mil, Deposits: $92.5 mil, headquarters in Larned, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First State Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Iuka:

Marital status in Iuka, KS
  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Iuka:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Iuka, KS (based on Pratt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,95512
Catholic1,6551
Evangelical Protestant1,52412
Other1672
None4,355-
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
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Pratt County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Kansas:

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

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Iuka:

44.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Iuka:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Iuka:

54.0%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iuka, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 12$212
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$600
Sewerage 0$0 1$100
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$500
Financial Administration 0$0 2$250
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$418
Totals for Government 0$0 27$2,480

Iuka government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $249,000 ($1537.04)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($253.09)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($123.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($86.42)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($24.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($117.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,000 ($117.28)

Iuka government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,000 ($24.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($117.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.35)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $325,000 ($2006.17)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($98.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($24.69)
  • Tax - Property: $33,000 ($203.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($24.69)

Iuka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000 ($1654.32)

Strongest AM radio stations in Iuka:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iuka:

  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FA (91.9 FM; HAVILAND, KS; Owner: KIOWA COUNTY RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • $280,000Total costs
  • 2,785Total average daily traffic
  • 663Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,981Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 293.59, Mp 293.59, Herington Sub (Lat: 37.697444 Lon: -98.682361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: KNIW914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2014, Expiration Date: 04/26/2024, Certifier: Roberta J Howard, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • 50336 Ne 10th Avenue (Lat: 37.719944 Lon: -98.719278), Call Sign: WQIX394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.237 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/10/2028, Certifier: Maurice Prosser, Registrant: Maurice Prosser, 50336 Ne 10th Avenue, Iuka, KS 67066, Phone: (620) 770-0297

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Iuka, KS, Lat: 37.841389 Lon: -98.686806, Call Sign: WQFA751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2016, Expiration Date: 06/02/2026, Certifier: Jeremy M Krueger, Registrant: One Gas, Inc., 15 E 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74121, Phone: (918) 947-7143, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6645T , Serial Number: 15059045, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry O Berry, 40262 Nw 110th St, Iuka, KS 67066

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 24 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Iuka, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (69.2%), and Structure Fires (17.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iuka, KS
    • 10169.2%Outside Fires
    • 2517.1%Structure Fires
    • 1510.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iuka, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iuka, KS
  • 85.5%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iuka, KS
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Iuka 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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