For population 25 years and over in Latham:
For population 15 years and over in Latham city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $667 (2.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (39.5 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (327.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Atlanta, KS (3.1 miles ), Leon, KS (3.6 miles ), Cambridge, KS (3.9 miles) , Burden, KS (4.1 miles ), Grenola, KS (4.1 miles ), Rosalia, KS (4.4 miles) , Douglass, KS (4.5 miles ), Howard, KS (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.54 N, Longitude: 96.64 W
Area code: 620
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.9%).
Average climate in Latham, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Latham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Latham city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Latham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 73.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 miles away from Latham 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 87.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Butler County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Paul A. Hodgson - Army officer.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latham:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Latham and their reported violations in the past:LATHAM, CITY OF (Population served: 164, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Latham compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Latham city (based on Butler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Latham government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Latham government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Latham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,526 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,023 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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