Lane, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 224 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 122  (54.9%)
Females: 102  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66042.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,046 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Lane:

$36,046
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,625 (it was $19,144 in 2000)

Lane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,036 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Lane:

$74,036
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $96,903; Detached houses: $96,386; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,399; Mobile homes: $39,884

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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  • White alone - 218 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lane: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), Irish (11.9%), United States (9.2%), English (7.7%), Welsh (6.9%), Swedish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,031 people per square mile   (low).

Lane,KS real estate house value index trend

Lane, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Lane:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lane city:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 27.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,033 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $364 (0.9%)

Lane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (34.0 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (52.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (401.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Greeley, KS (2.4 miles ), Rantoul, KS (2.7 miles ), Osawatomie, KS (2.9 miles ), Parker, KS (3.0 miles ), Richmond, KS (3.1 miles ), Princeton, KS (3.3 miles ), Fontana, KS (3.6 miles) , Garnett, KS (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.44 N, Longitude: 95.08 W

Area code: 785

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

7.3%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Financial managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Lane, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lane-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Lane city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.6 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 316.4 miles away from Lane center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 389.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from the city center
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 275.0 miles away from Lane center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 276.6 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 Franklin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lane topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lane:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF OSAWATOMIE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OSAWATOMIE, KS)
  • OSAWATOMIE REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OSAWATOMIE, KS)
  • RICHMOND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RICHMOND, KS)
  • GOLDEN HEIGHTS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • LIN-ANN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GARNETT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lane:

  • Baker University (about 25 miles; Baldwin City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,752)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 35 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • University of Kansas (about 37 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 39 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Allen County Community College (about 39 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Wright Career College (about 41 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Rockhurst University (about 50 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)

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Notable location: Pottawatomie Township Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lane: Lane Community United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lane and their reported violations in the past:

LANE, CITY OF (Population served: 225, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.5%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lane compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lane city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.86%
Here: 35.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents25.8%22.0%15.5%7.5%5.2%
Congregations25.0%20.0%5.0%5.0%2.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents4.8%4.2%3.1%2.5%9.2%
Congregations2.5%7.5%2.5%5.0%25.0%
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: 2
Franklin County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Franklin County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.3%
Kansas:

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

10.5%
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$132
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$609
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,206
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,947

Lane government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($218.75)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($116.07)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($98.21)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($40.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($71.43)

Lane government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($93.75)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($66.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($191.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($66.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($31.25)
    Property: $4,000 ($17.86)

Lane government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,000 ($678.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,000 ($616.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($62.50)

Lane government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,000 ($71.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($129.46)

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Johnson County, KS  1.05% ($39,618 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  0.66% ($29,594)
from Miami County, KS  0.51% ($33,560)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Johnson County, KS  1.46% ($34,867 average AGI)
to Douglas County, KS  0.74% ($31,781)
to Osage County, KS  0.34% ($36,121)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lane:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lane:

  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KRBW (90.5 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lane:

  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Lane fatal accident list:

Jun 1, 1978 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0LYF, Previous Call Sign: KB0GGF, Licensee ID: L00326296
    Grant Date: 02/15/2001, Expiration Date: 05/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2012, Certifier: Evan J Gade
    Registrant: Evan J Gade, 39535 Stanton Rd, Lane, KS 66042
  • Call Sign: ND1C, Licensee ID: L00182312
    Grant Date: 08/08/2005, Expiration Date: 11/02/2015, Certifier: David C Evans
    Registrant: David C Evans, 40 Timber Lake Rd, Lane, KS 66042

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3668S , Serial Number: 17250868, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Freeman J Thomas, 40069 Pleasant Valley Rd, Lane, KS 66042, Other Owners: Mike E Page
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8265W , Serial Number: 28-2417, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1992
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael O Richey, 1104 Virginia Terrace, Lane, KS 66042, Other Owners: Carol L Richey

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lane, KS
Most common first names in Lane, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George584.1 years
James562.6 years
John577.0 years
Kenneth576.6 years
William574.8 years
Harold474.3 years
Mary480.7 years
Robert448.9 years
Blanche385.0 years
Elsie380.7 years
Most common last names in Lane, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White976.8 years
Lafollette577.6 years
Johnson475.0 years
Snow452.2 years
Russell474.0 years
Metzger380.3 years
Belt383.4 years
Brownlee378.7 years
Banks370.0 years
Mcdougal387.4 years

Lane on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
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