Kechi, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 1,961 (71% urban, 29% rural). Population change since 2000: +88.9%
Males: 985  (50.2%)
Females: 976  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67147, 67219.

Kechi Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,729 (it was $61,333 in 2000)
Kechi:

$81,729
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,951 (it was $22,444 in 2000)

Kechi city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,268 (it was $101,900 in 2000)
Kechi:

$164,268
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,704; Detached houses: $154,995; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,700; In 2-unit structures: $99,506; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,139; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,159; Mobile homes: $41,590; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,916

Median gross rent in 2013: $850.

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  • Races in Kechi, KS (2013)

    Kechi races chart
    • 2,11589.8%White alone
    • 692.9%Black alone
    • 572.4%Hispanic
    • 462.0%Two or more races
    • 210.9%Asian alone
    • 220.9%Other race alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kechi: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (12.6%), United States (12.4%), English (9.5%), Swedish (2.5%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1380 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,483 people per square mile   (low).

Kechi,KS real estate house value index trend

Kechi, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Kechi:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kechi city:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kechi, Kansas as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kechi to the number of sex offenders is 490 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,547 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,067 (1.4%)

Kechi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (8.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (346.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bel Aire, KS (1.5 miles ), Park City, KS (1.5 miles ), Valley Center, KS (2.3 miles ), Eastborough, KS (2.8 miles ), Wichita, KS (2.8 miles ), Benton, KS (3.1 miles ), Maize, KS (3.2 miles ), Andover, KS (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.80 N, Longitude: 97.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 316

Kechi household income distribution Kechi home values distribution

Property values in Kechi, KS

Crime rates in Kechi (2005):

  • 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)
  • 1 burglary (82.4 per 100,000)
  • 15 thefts (1,235.6 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (164.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 71.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.9)

Crime rates in Kechi (2006):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (319.7 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (239.8 per 100,000)
  • 12 thefts (959.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (79.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 130.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kechi, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kechi-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Kechi city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 25.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kechi-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 208.5 miles away from Kechi 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 221.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 383.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from Kechi center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.7 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 Sedgwick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kechi topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kechi:

  • CATHOLIC CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEL AIRE, KS)
  • KANSAS SURGERY & RECOVERY CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • NE WICHITA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • HOME HEALTHCARE CONNECTION (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • LARKSFIELD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • NORTH TOWNE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WICHITA, KS)
  • KANSAS HEART HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WICHITA, KS)

Airports located in Kechi:

Amtrak station near Kechi:

  • 18 miles: NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kechi:

  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 4 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 6 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 10 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 11 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 11 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Butler Community College (about 22 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 40 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

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Notable locations in Kechi: Kechi Police Department (A), Kechi City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn (990 East Connolly Court).

Sedgwick 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 2012 was 128. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

128
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.248. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.52
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • KECHI, CITY OF (Population served: 1,958, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.5%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Kechi compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kechi city (based on Sedgwick County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant104,418317
Catholic74,60032
Mainline Protestant49,200118
Other13,53247
Black Protestant11,31228
Orthodox1,3614
None243,942-
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: 63
Sedgwick County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Sedgwick County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Sedgwick County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 306
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sedgwick County:

28.3%
Kansas:

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

16.5%
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 0$0 1$434
Other Government Administration 3$8,940$35,7607$1,614
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,440$50,6401$1,116
Police - Other 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Gas Supply 3$13,080$52,3200$0
Totals for Government 9$32,656$43,5419$3,164

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $11,000 ($5.61)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $441,000 ($224.89)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($65.78)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($65.78)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($36.72)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($21.42)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($19.38)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($8.67)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000 ($85.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $30,000 ($15.30)
    Gas Utilities: $15,000 ($7.65)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($5.10)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($4.59)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($3.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $222,000 ($113.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $125,000 ($63.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $103,000 ($52.52)
    Highways: $14,000 ($7.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $242,000 ($123.41)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($17.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $33,000 ($16.83)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $429,000 ($218.77)
    Water Utilities: $201,000 ($102.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($15.30)
    General Support: $12,000 ($6.12)
  • Tax - Property: $139,000 ($70.88)
    NEC: $38,000 ($19.38)
    Public Utilities: $25,000 ($12.75)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,485,000 ($1267.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,335,000 ($1190.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($76.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $972,000 ($495.67)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $127,000 ($64.76)

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($686 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, KS  0.45% ($42,933 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.15% ($35,722)
from Harvey County, KS  0.15% ($33,578)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Kansas average:

6.89%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($628 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, KS  0.44% ($47,043 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.16% ($42,914)
to Harvey County, KS  0.12% ($36,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kechi:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSGL (900 AM; 0 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kechi:

  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K218DR (91.5 FM; BELLAIRE, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KYFW (88.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)

TV broadcast stations around Kechi:

  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)

Kechi fatal accident list:

Feb 25, 2012 01:40 AM, Cherokee Dr, Commanche Dr, Lat: 37.79775, Lon: -97.28477, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 80m262ftTotal length
  • $2,121,000Total costs
  • 41,156Total average daily traffic
  • 4,475Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kechi, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kechi)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 234.69, Mp 234.69, Lost Springs Sub, 1.6 Mi N (Lat: 37.814750 Lon: -97.262167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPLS688
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 160.470 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Lat: 37.796611 Lon: -97.280528, Call Sign: WQDJ751
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.912 MHz, 466.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015, Certifier: Hans A Kraus
    Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 263-4881, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 4.2 Mi N 1 Mi W Of 61st & Oliver (Lat: 37.857222 Lon: -97.298639), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNEV764
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 10/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2005
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • Kechi, Nr E 93rd & N Hillside Sts 4.1mi Nw Of (Lat: 37.857222 Lon: -97.298806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.8 m, Call Sign: KYT75
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/03/2020
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kechi)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA C-37 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: WARNER SS40&50 (90 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18599 , Serial Number: 384, Year manufactured: 1938, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steven G Turner, 462 Prairie Creek Dr, Kechi, KS 67067
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3288G , Serial Number: F8B-530, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis R Kohlman, 347 Anderson Ave, Kechi, KS 67067
  • Aircraft: RICE WILLIAM N KR-II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5220Z , Serial Number: 5530, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Frank P Dungan, 6522 N Woodlawn St, Kechi, KS 67067

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$196,9154$184,95510$182,2451$32,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$113,6900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$194,4450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$216,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$183,6101$127,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Kechi

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kechi, KS
Most common first names in Kechi, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John378.3 years
Elizabeth378.3 years
Calvin277.5 years
Daniel275.0 years
Helen280.5 years
Howard272.9 years
Arthur273.5 years
Artie277.5 years
James270.0 years
Lucy290.0 years
Most common last names in Kechi, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baird483.2 years
Lauenberg464.8 years
Gibbons472.5 years
Griffith376.0 years
Miller375.7 years
Aldrich269.0 years
Miles257.0 years
Ash279.5 years
Cannon276.5 years
Davis266.9 years

Kechi on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael David Case (7)
  • John Dunham (6)
  • John M. Dunham (5)
  • Devon F. Pence (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2015.