Lane, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 222 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 131  (59.1%)
Females: 91  (40.9%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66042.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,114 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Lane:

$36,114
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,892 (it was $19,144 in 2000)

Lane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,537 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Lane:

$73,537
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Lane, KS (2010)

    Lane races chart
    • 21896.9%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lane: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Irish (11.2%), United States (9.3%), Welsh (8.4%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,021 people per square mile   (low).

Lane,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lane:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lane city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 30.6%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lane, Kansas as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lane to the number of sex offenders is 225 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,363 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $355 (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 September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.6
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,06922
Evangelical Protestant3,59028
Catholic1,3502
Other7034
Black Protestant1982
None16,082-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.2%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lane:

10.4%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lane:

42.7%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lane:

82.3%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lane, KS Residents
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 ($220.72)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($117.12)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($99.10)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($40.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($72.07)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($94.59)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($67.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($193.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($36.04)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($67.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($31.53)
    Property: $4,000 ($18.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,000 ($684.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,000 ($621.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($63.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,000 ($72.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($130.63)

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 persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 445Total average daily traffic
  • 445Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 38430 Indianapolis, Lat: 38.430806 Lon: -95.010833, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 0.6 m, Overall height: 1.8 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • 38367 Evening star, Lat: 38.431806 Lon: -95.041667, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • 39178 Indianapolis, Lat: 38.416972 Lon: -95.011194, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • 39130 Indianapolis, Lat: 38.417944 Lon: -95.011667, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.1 m, Overall height: 3.4 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • 39824 w 391 st, Lat: 38.419333 Lon: -95.046667, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 1.8 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:
  • 36855 W 391st St, Lat: 38.418139 Lon: -95.011944, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3.6 m, Overall height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WQSG258
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: James R WillingRegistrant: Midwest Connections, Inc., 402 E Main St, Chanute, KS 66720, Phone: (620) 431-3547, Fax: (620) 431-1055, Email:

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:

1
  • 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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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.
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