For population 25 years and over in Kismet:
For population 15 years and over in Kismet city:
35 residents are foreign born (9.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,176 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (152.7 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (187.8 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (376.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Plains, KS (2.7 miles ), Liberal, KS (4.1 miles ), Sublette, KS (4.5 miles ), Meade, KS (4.5 miles ), Forgan, OK (4.7 miles ), Satanta, KS (4.7 miles ), Copeland, KS (4.8 miles ), North Beaver, OK (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 100.70 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 620
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+15.5%).
Work and jobs in Kismet: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kismet, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kismet-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/21/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Kismet city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kismet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 48.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Kismet center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Seward County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Kismet:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kismet:
Public high school in Kismet:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kismet and their reported violations in the past:KISMET, CITY OF (Population served: 521, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.1%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 46.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.3% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Kismet compared to Kansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Kismet (based on Seward County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kismet government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,935 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:
9.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,310 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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Kismet fatal accident list:
Mar 18, 2005 08:30 PM, Us-54, Us-83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2002 03:54 PM, Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kismet)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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