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Population in 2014: 222 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 104  (47.0%)
Females: 118  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35549.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,052 (it was $23,021 in 2000)
Kansas:

$36,052
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,132 (it was $13,416 in 2000)

Kansas town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,582 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Kansas:

$55,582
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $64,794; Detached houses: $74,066; Mobile homes: $37,822

Median gross rent in 2016: $653.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kansas: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (23.8%), Irish (19.0%), European (9.5%), English (4.8%), German (3.6%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 458 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Kansas, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Kansas:

  • High school or higher: 63.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kansas town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kansas, Alabama as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Kansas to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $308 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $169 (0.3%)

Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (48.2 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (50.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (538.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Carbon Hill, AL (1.4 miles ), Eldridge, AL (2.0 miles) , Nauvoo, AL (2.7 miles ), Townley, AL (2.9 miles ), North River, AL (2.9 miles ), Lynn, AL (3.1 miles ), Glen Allen, AL (3.2 miles ), Natural Bridge, AL (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 87.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Kansas household income distribution Kansas home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (41%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Kansas, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kansas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/17/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Kansas town center killed 4 people and injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kansas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Kansas center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Kansas center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walker County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kansas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kansas:

  • WALKER REHABILITATION CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CARBON HILL, AL)
  • FMC NORTHWEST ALABAMA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; WINFIELD, AL)
  • KINDRED CARE HOSPICE - JASPER (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JASPER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kansas:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 18 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 46 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • The University of Alabama (about 48 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 50 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 52 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 52 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 53 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)

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Church in Kansas: Kansas Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Gilder Creek (A), Trinity Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 54.2. This is better than average.

City:

54.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.7%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kansas town (based on Walker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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: 17
Walker County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Walker County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Walker County:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$612
Water Supply 0$0 2$496
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,108

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($130.63)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($90.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($67.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $70,000 ($315.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.50)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($31.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($31.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($144.14)
  • Tax - NEC: $8,000 ($36.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($31.53)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($13.51)
    Property: $2,000 ($9.01)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($9.01)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($144.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($130.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($13.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $138,000 ($621.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($63.06)

4.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.02%

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 Jefferson County, AL  1.14% ($33,601 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.44% ($25,837)
from Cullman County, AL  0.20% ($29,195)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Alabama average:

6.06%

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 Jefferson County, AL  1.21% ($32,349 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.38% ($29,613)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.17% ($26,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kansas:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kansas:

  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kansas:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSFG-LP (Channel 63; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WSSF-LP (Channel 58; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $1,949,000Total costs
  • 1,410Total average daily traffic
  • 324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,941Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kansas)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1222 Old Hwy 78 (Lat: 33.910667 Lon: -87.563639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPCE841
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.837 MHz, 858.862 MHz, 858.887 MHz, 858.912 MHz, 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.812 MHz, 859.837 MHz... (+9 more)Grant Date: 04/15/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 1222 Old Hwy 78 (Lat: 33.910667 Lon: -87.563639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQJM666
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.162 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2014, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • .9 Mi Nw (Lat: 33.910639 Lon: -87.563611), Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WNTY706
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.731 MHz, 952.731 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 1129 20th Street, #350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 833-6803, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • .9 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.910639 Lon: -87.563611), Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WPJC465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/1995, Expiration Date: 12/14/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001Registrant: Phone: (404) 506-7330
  • 003 KANSAS, 1222 Old Hwy 78 (Lat: 33.910694 Lon: -87.563778), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPOS310
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 02/10/2019, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th St., Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Email:
  • KANSAS A9429, 1222 Old Highway 78 (Lat: 33.910556 Lon: -87.563889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WPTG312
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 07/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: J. Russell WilliamsRegistrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • Carbon Hill, 1222 Old Highway 78 (Lat: 33.910556 Lon: -87.563889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WQQS453
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$43,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0211.00

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kansas that have no violations reported:

  • KANSAS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 375, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Kansas compared to Alabama state average:

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

Kansas on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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