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Ancestries: German (43.6%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.3%), United States (3.9%), Swedish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 2307 feet
Land area: 1.10 square miles.
Population density: 802 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Jetmore:
High school or higher: 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Jetmore city:
Never married: 15.3%
Now married: 59.6%
11 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Jetmore, Kansas as of October 13, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Jetmore to the number of sex offenders is 887 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,275 (1.8%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $872 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (142.4 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (405.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jetmore-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/30/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Jetmore city center injured one personand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/16/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Jetmore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 50% 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 118.0 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 279.2 miles away from Jetmore 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 106.9 miles away from the city center On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the city center On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 422.4 miles away from Jetmore center On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 282.9 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Hodgeman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Jetmore:
HODGEMAN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 809 BRAMLEY)
HODGEMAN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER LTCU (809 BRAMLEY PO BOX 367)
Notable locations in Jetmore: Hodgemen County Fairgrounds (A), Jetmore Power Plant (B), Dodge City Co - Operative Exchange Grain Elevator Number 11 (C), Hodgeman County Sheriff's Office Jail (D), Natural Resources Conservation Service Jetmore Service Center (E), Hodgeman County Courthouse (F), Hodgeman County Sheriff's Office (G), Jetmore Rural Fire Department (H), Jetmore Fire Department (I), Hodgeman County Ambulance (J), Hodgeman County Health Department (K), Jetmore Public Library (L), Jetmore City Office (M). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Jetmore include: Jetmore United Methodist Church (A), United Presbyterian Church of Jetmore (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (D), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotel: Jetmore Motel & RV Park (209 Main Street).
Court: Hodgeman County - Clerk of District Court (Courthouse).
Hodgeman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends (lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jetmore and their reported violations in the past:
JETMORE, CITY OF (Population served: 887, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2011)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
34 people in nursing homes in 2000
Jetmore 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 significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Jetmore (2011 data):
The Farmers' State Bank of Jetmore, Kansas: The Farmers' State Bank Of Jetmore, Kansas at 601 Main St, branch established on 1916/06/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $22.1 mil, Deposits: $19.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
Religion statistics for Jetmore city (based on Hodgeman County data)
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: 1
5.14 / 10,000 pop.
1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
5.14 / 10,000 pop.
3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
10.28 / 10,000 pop.
7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
1/2 Mi Se Of Hwy Us 283 (Lat: 38.074194 Lon: -99.890972), Call Sign: KNHJ663, Licensee ID: L00001782 Assigned Frequencies: 47.0600 MHz Grant Date: 06/15/1998, Expiration Date: 08/31/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2003 Registrant: State Of Kansas, Docking State Office Bldg, Topeka, KS 66612
1 Mi S Of Jetmore On Hwy 283 On W Side Of Hwy (Lat: 38.050028 Lon: -99.900972), Call Sign: WZR466, Licensee ID: L00076819 Assigned Frequencies: 461.675 MHz Grant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004 Registrant: Cure Inc, Box 124, Hanston, KS 67849
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
Fischer, 1.0 Mi W Of Us 283, 11.0 Mi S Of Jetmore, Ks (Lat: 37.926861 Lon: -99.919111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQEH790 Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz Grant Date: 01/30/2006, Expiration Date: 01/30/2016, Certifier: Craig Mock Registrant: United Wireless Communications, Inc., 1107 Mcartor Rd, Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8127, Fax: (620) 227-7032, Email:
N. Hodgeman, W Side Of Us283, 11.3 Mi N Of Jetmore, Ks (Lat: 38.246750 Lon: -99.900667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQEH791 Assigned Frequencies: 19480.0 MHz Grant Date: 01/30/2006, Expiration Date: 01/30/2016, Certifier: Craig Mock Registrant: United Wireless Communications, Inc., 1107 Mcartor Rd, Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8127, Fax: (620) 227-7032, Email:
HODGEMAN, 5.6 Km West & 0.8 Km North Of Jetmore (Lat: 38.093917 Lon: -99.973750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQLA713 Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz Grant Date: 11/13/2009, Expiration Date: 11/13/2019, Certifier: Edwin D Geer Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7311D , Serial Number: 22-5099, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1957 Registrant (Co-Owned): William R Rasmussen, Rr 2 Box 74, Jetmore, KS 67854, Other Owners: Mae L Rasmussen
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 73599 , Serial Number: 8219, Year manufactured: 1942 Registrant (Individual): Andrew M Md Shelton, Po Box 487, Jetmore, KS 67854
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 9400W , Serial Number: 28-11105, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1968 Registrant (Individual): Alan V Ochs, 19590 Sw 205 Rd, Jetmore, KS 67854
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: