Kanopolis, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 
Males: 230  (47.8%)
Females: 252  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  53.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67454.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,622 (it was $31,413 in 2000)
Kanopolis:

$33,622
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,180 (it was $16,161 in 2000)

Kanopolis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,850 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Kanopolis:

$54,850
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $534.

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  • Races in Kanopolis, KS (2010)

    Kanopolis races chart
    • 42285.8%White alone
    • 5110.4%Hispanic
    • 132.6%Two or more races
    • 61.2%American Indian alone

Races in Kanopolis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kanopolis: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Czech (13.8%), Irish (13.1%), English (9.0%), Italian (5.2%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1887

Elevation: 1574 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 403 people per square mile   (low).

Kanopolis,KS real estate house value index trend

Kanopolis, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Kanopolis:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kanopolis city:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

11 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,127 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $610 (1.4%)

Kanopolis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (83.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (415.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ellsworth, KS (2.0 miles ), Lorraine, KS (3.6 miles) , Geneseo, KS (3.7 miles ), Frederick, KS (3.9 miles) , Holyrood, KS (4.0 miles ), Brookville, KS (4.0 miles ), Bushton, KS (4.3 miles ), Wilson, KS (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000

Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 98.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Kanopolis household income distribution Kanopolis home values distribution

Crime rates in Kanopolis (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Kansas average:

2.63
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-11.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Utilities (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Kanopolis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kanopolis, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Kanopolis city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1950, a category F4 tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kanopolis-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 63% 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 206.6 miles away from the city 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 130.5 miles away from Kanopolis center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 419.1 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 295.9 miles away from Kanopolis center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kanopolis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kanopolis:

  • ELLSWORTH COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ELLSWORTH, KS)
  • ELLSWORTH COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ELLSWORTH, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kanopolis:

  • Barton County Community College (about 38 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 47 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 65 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Wichita State University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Friends University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

Public elementary/middle school in Kanopolis:

See full list of schools located in Kanopolis

Library in Kanopolis:

  • KANOPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,756; Location: 221 N. KANSAS; 6,223 books; 21 e-books; 79 audio materials; 488 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kanopolis: Ellsworth Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 6 (A), Kanopolis Police Department (B), Kanopolis Fire Department (C), Fort Harker Museum (D), Kanopolis Public Library (E), Kanopolis City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kanopolis include: Kanopolis United Methodist Church (A), Saint Ignatius Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ellsworth 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 Kanopolis and their reported violations in the past:

KANOPOLIS, CITY OF (Population served: 491, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.5%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kanopolis compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Kanopolis (2011 data):

  • First Bank Kansas: Kanopolis Branch at 102 South Kansas Street, branch established on 1925/09/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.6 mil, Deposits: $227.8 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Kansas average:

11.3

Kanopolis travel time to work - commute Kanopolis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kanopolis city (based on Ellsworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,2927
Mainline Protestant1,22510
Catholic7894
Other-1
None3,191-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ellsworth County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Ellsworth County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellsworth County:

28.7%
Kansas:

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

9.5%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,946$23,3521$153
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,085
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,776
Local Libraries 0$0 1$474
Totals for Government 1$1,946$23,3525$4,488

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

  • Construction - General: $19,000 ($39.42)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($128.63)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($122.41)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($87.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($70.54)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($47.72)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($26.97)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($16.60)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($12.45)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($10.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($6.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,000 ($26.97)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($18.67)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($8.30)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($6.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($114.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($24.90)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($72.61)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($31.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($45.64)
    All Other: $4,000 ($8.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($22.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($20.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($174.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($35.27)
    General Support: $8,000 ($16.60)
  • Tax - Property: $97,000 ($201.24)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($58.09)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.07)

Kanopolis government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $190,000 ($394.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($365.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($29.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $291,000 ($603.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($2.07)

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  0.93% ($23,545 average AGI)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, KS  0.80% ($28,684 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.50% ($26,667)
to Russell County, KS  0.42% ($16,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kanopolis:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kanopolis:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kanopolis:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 9 (Lat: 38.677972 Lon: -97.981472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN563
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1896 Avenue M (Lat: 38.713889 Lon: -98.150556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKT385
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2002, Expiration Date: 07/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2012, Certifier: Gary L Wacker
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc, 5606-C South Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647
  • 1915 Ave L (Lat: 38.712500 Lon: -98.155889), Call Sign: KVO652
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.080 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1998, Expiration Date: 07/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2003
    Registrant: Acme Brick Co, Box 98, Kanopolis, KS 67454

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Kanopolis

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kanopolis, KS
Most common first names in Kanopolis, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1075.9 years
George782.8 years
Mary680.8 years
John585.4 years
Robert568.4 years
Albina486.5 years
Charles482.0 years
James482.5 years
Frank472.0 years
Harold477.2 years
Most common last names in Kanopolis, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith784.0 years
Merrill587.2 years
Boileau575.8 years
Dolezal579.8 years
Perez570.8 years
Marbut467.8 years
Avis483.8 years
Kempke474.5 years
Black484.3 years
Hand486.2 years

Kanopolis on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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