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Population in 2012: 156 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.1%
Males: 81  (52.4%)
Females: 75  (47.6%)

Median resident age:  50.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67741.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,018 (it was $24,265 in 2000)
Kanorado:

$28,018
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,952

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $32,780 (it was $16,900 in 2000)
Kanorado:

$32,780
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,774; Detached houses: $56,788; Townhouses or other attached units: $61,331; Mobile homes: $37,480

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  • White alone - 92 (60.1%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (37.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

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

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), Swedish (12.9%), English (12.4%), Irish (8.2%), United States (8.2%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3908 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 609 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kanorado:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kanorado city:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  6.5%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $540 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $471 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, CO (150.0 miles , pop. 276,393).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-10.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Construction laborers (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other transportation workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Kanorado-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 59% 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.

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kanorado:

  • GRACE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BURLINGTON, CO)
  • KIT CARSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; BURLINGTON, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Kanorado, KS

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: 4,978)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 152 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 153 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 153 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 154 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 155 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 155 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

22.1

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

KANORADO, CITY OF (Population served: 228, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between MAY-31-1995 and JUN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-1998)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-1995 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-1994 and MAY-15-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-1995)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-18-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAY-19-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.8%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kanorado, KS

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kanorado travel time to work - commute


Kanorado mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.42%
Here44.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents28.7%24.5%14.4%12.0%5.5%
Congregations13.3%6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.5%2.8%2.2%2.0%4.4%
Congregations6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%33.3%
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 supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

28.1%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,814
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,814

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($282.05)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($224.36)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($224.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($96.15)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($70.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000 ($44.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $44,000 ($282.05)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($391.03)
    All Other: $2,000 ($12.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($141.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($19.23)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($32.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($70.51)
    General Support: $3,000 ($19.23)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($185.90)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($25.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($378.21)

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
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 Thomas County, KS  0.84% ($26,667 average AGI)


10.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.22%
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 Thomas County, KS  0.86% ($18,737 average AGI)

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:

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  • 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"
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  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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