For population 25 years and over in Kiowa:
For population 15 years and over in Kiowa city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $900 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (78.4 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (307.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hazelton, KS (2.6 miles) , Burlington, OK (3.0 miles) , Hardtner, KS (3.0 miles) , Capron, OK (3.1 miles) , Amorita, OK (3.5 miles) , Byron, OK (3.6 miles) , North Alfalfa, OK (3.9 miles ), Sharon, KS (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.02 N, Longitude: 98.48 W
Area code: 620
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Crime in Kiowa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-8.8%).
Work and jobs in Kiowa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kiowa, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kiowa-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Kiowa city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kiowa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 88% 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 15.3 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 51.2 miles away from Kiowa center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Kiowa center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Barber County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Kiowa:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kiowa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kiowa:
Public high school in Kiowa:
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Public elementary/middle school in Kiowa:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Kiowa and their reported violations in the past:KIOWA, CITY OF (Population served: 965, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BARBER CO RWD 2 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.7%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
30 people in nursing homes
Kiowa compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Kiowa (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Kiowa (based on Barber County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kiowa government finances in 2002:
6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,720 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,650 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kiowa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kiowa, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kiowa)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kiowa)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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