Labette, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 76 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 35  (46.8%)
Females: 41  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67356

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,334 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Labette:

$26,334
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,073 (it was $13,677 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,493 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Labette:

$57,493
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $44,727; Detached houses: $36,535; Mobile homes: $57,389
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  • White alone - 77 (98.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Labette: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.5%), Irish (7.7%), English (5.8%), German (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

Labette, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Labette:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Labette city:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,063 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (1.0%)

Labette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (86.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (319.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oswego, KS (2.4 miles ), Altamont, KS (2.6 miles ), Parsons, KS (3.0 miles ), Bartlett, KS (3.5 miles) , Mound Valley, KS (3.5 miles ), McCune, KS (3.5 miles ), Chetopa, KS (3.8 miles ), West Mineral, KS (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.23 N, Longitude: 95.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Labette household income distribution Labette home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Labette, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Labette-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Labette city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Labette-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from Labette 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 191.1 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 291.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.0 miles away from Labette center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 311.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Labette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Labette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Labette:

  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT OSWEGO LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)
  • OSWEGO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)
  • OSWEGO HEALTH CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)
  • ELMHAVEN EAST (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • ELMHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • ELMHAVEN WEST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PARSONS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARSONS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Labette:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 29 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 31 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 41 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Allen County Community College (about 51 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Crowder College (about 54 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Rogers State University (about 68 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • John Brown University (about 80 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)

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

Labette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Labette 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Labette city (based on Labette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.90%
Here: 51.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents20.5%16.5%13.3%9.0%8.2%
Congregations27.3%5.5%9.1%5.5%12.7%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Church of the Foursquare GospelChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.4%4.1%3.6%3.3%14.2%
Congregations1.8%1.8%3.6%7.3%25.5%
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 grocery stores: 6
Labette County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Labette County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Labette County:

30.8%
Kansas:

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

10.8%
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$24
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$39
Totals for Government 0$0 6$63

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Crawford County, KS  0.54% ($25,289 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.54% ($22,156)
from Neosho County, KS  0.31% ($23,962)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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 Crawford County, KS  0.46% ($22,051 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.39% ($24,030)
to Neosho County, KS  0.39% ($27,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Labette:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLKC (1540 AM; 0 kW; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Labette:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Labette:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)

Labette fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 1985 10:10 PM, 26th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Doug P Kaufman, 6 Mi Highway 59 (Ottawa Road). Turn Left On 17000 Rd And Go East 2 Miles. 1/4 N (Lat: 37.242000 Lon: -95.230528), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6206656588, Doug@intelliconnect.Biz, 106 WEST 43RD AVE.
  • Doug P Kaufman, 6 Mi Highway 59 (Ottawa Road). Turn Left On 17000 Rd And Go East 2 Miles. 1/4 N (Lat: 37.242000 Lon: -95.230528), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 20099 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6206656588, Doug@intelliconnect.Biz, 106 WEST 43RD AVE.

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