Kanorado, Kansas

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 157 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.7%
Males: 93  (59.5%)
Females: 64  (40.5%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67741.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,927 (it was $24,265 in 2000)
Kanorado:

$33,927
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,189 (it was $8,616 in 2000)

Kanorado city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $31,617 (it was $16,900 in 2000)
Kanorado:

$31,617
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $522.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Kanorado, KS (2010)

    Kanorado races chart
    • 9260.1%White alone
    • 5837.9%Hispanic
    • 21.3%Black alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kanorado: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Kanorado, KS forum
Recent posts about Kanorado, Kansas on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users:
Which neighboring state to move to?  (44 replies)
Best towns in WESTERN KANSAS...and why?  (15 replies)

Latest news from Kanorado, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (15.2%), Swedish (14.5%), United States (10.1%), English (8.7%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3908 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 613 people per square mile   (low).

Kanorado,KS real estate house value index trend

Kanorado, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Kanorado:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kanorado city:

  • Never married: 8.8%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

20 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.1%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $708 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $325 (1.7%)

Kanorado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (149.6 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (538.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Burlington, CO (3.6 miles ), Goodland, KS (4.2 miles ), Bethune, CO (4.6 miles ), Idalia, CO (5.4 miles) , Stratton, CO (5.5 miles ), South Divide, CO (5.5 miles ), St. Francis, KS (5.7 miles ), Weskan, KS (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 102.04 W

Area code: 785

Kanorado household income distribution Kanorado home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-10.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Kanorado, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Kanorado-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Kanorado city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1982, a category F3 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kanorado-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 280.8 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) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from Kanorado center
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 209.4 miles away from the city 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 220.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from Kanorado center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.5 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherman County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kanorado topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kanorado:

  • GRACE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BURLINGTON, CO)
  • KIT CARSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BURLINGTON, CO)

Airports located in Kanorado:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kanorado:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 149 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 150 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 152 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Jones International University (about 153 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 153 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 154 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 154 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Kanorado: Sherman County Fire Department Kanorado (A), Kanorado City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Sherman 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 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

20.2

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

KANORADO, CITY OF (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kanorado compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kanorado city (based on Sherman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,4505
Evangelical Protestant1,07412
Catholic6311
Other--
None2,855-
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 supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Sherman County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

28.1%
Kansas:

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

11.3%
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 0$0 1$408
Other Government Administration 1$2,849$34,1887$757
Streets and Highways 1$1,998$23,9760$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,491
Totals for Government 2$4,847$29,08210$2,656

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($280.25)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($222.93)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($222.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($95.54)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($70.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000 ($44.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $44,000 ($280.25)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($388.54)
    All Other: $2,000 ($12.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($140.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($19.11)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($31.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($70.06)
    General Support: $3,000 ($19.11)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($184.71)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($25.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($375.80)

7.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
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 Thomas County, KS  0.43% ($28,000 average AGI)


7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
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 Thomas County, KS  0.99% ($24,652 average AGI)
to Ellis County, KS  0.47% ($19,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kanorado:

  • KLOE (730 AM; 1 kW; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kanorado:

  • K201FK (88.1 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNAB-FM (104.1 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • KWGB (97.9 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • K208CH (89.5 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kanorado:

  • KBSL-TV (Channel 10; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLBY (Channel 4; COLBY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K23BU (Channel 23; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 6275 Road 2 (Lat: 39.328444 Lon: -102.041778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.6 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN493
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/05/2019, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Frank DiRico, Off Road 3 (Lat: 39.333694 Lon: -102.021778), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, Off Road 3 (Lat: 39.333694 Lon: -102.021778), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Jennifer C Gasbarro, 6275 Road 2 (Lat: 39.328444 Lon: -102.041778), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 6275 Road 2 (Lat: 39.328444 Lon: -102.041778), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 6275 Road 2 (Lat: 39.328444 Lon: -102.041778), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 85.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 6275 Road 2 (Lat: 39.328444 Lon: -102.041778), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 85.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8 N 1 1/2 E (Lat: 39.453056 Lon: -102.016306), Call Sign: WZP365, Licensee ID: L00043699
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1999, Expiration Date: 05/11/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2004
    Registrant: Roger L Richardson, 470 Rd 72, Kanorado, KS 67741-9585, Phone: (913) 399-2793

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Kanarado, Off Road 3 (Lat: 39.333694 Lon: -102.021778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQJR214
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2018, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:
  • KANORADO, 260 County Road 64 (Lat: 39.337139 Lon: -102.031917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WQMQ319
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Jeff Kisner
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, 1300 North 17th Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0442, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Kanorado, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William485.8 years
Henry480.5 years
George371.0 years
John370.3 years
August379.0 years
Evelyn363.3 years
Roy391.6 years
Clarence282.5 years
Marvin277.5 years
Maude287.0 years
Most common last names in Kanorado, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pettibone675.2 years
Sellman585.6 years
Cramer476.0 years
Sheldon481.0 years
Johnson386.7 years
Archer374.0 years
Billenwillms372.7 years
Daise379.7 years
Hooker370.0 years
Swayne368.0 years

Kanorado on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
Cost of Living Calculator