Latham, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 138 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 
Males: 70  (51.4%)
Females: 68  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 67072

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,732 (it was $35,417 in 2000)
Latham:

$35,732
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,501 (it was $13,385 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $23,587 (it was $30,800 in 2000)
Latham:

$23,587
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $605.

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  • Races in Latham, KS (2010)

    Latham races chart
    • 13295.0%White alone
    • 32.2%Hispanic
    • 21.4%American Indian alone
    • 21.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Latham: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.0%), German (14.4%), Irish (8.6%), Polish (5.0%), Russian (5.0%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 575 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Latham:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Latham city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $704 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $693 (2.7%)

Latham satellite photo by USGS

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

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

5.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Latham, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Latham-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 85% 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 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from Latham center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 388.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Latham 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) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Latham topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul A. Hodgson - Army officer.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latham:

  • Butler Community College (about 23 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 36 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 39 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 40 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 41 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 41 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 42 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Notable location: Butler County Fire District 6 Latham (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Butler 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 Latham and their reported violations in the past:

LATHAM, CITY OF (Population served: 138, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.5%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Latham compared to Kansas 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Electricity (26%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Latham city (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,59855
Mainline Protestant8,86626
Catholic7,8003
Other5714
None38,045-
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: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

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

9.3%
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$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$450
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,050

Latham government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($144.93)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($108.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($57.97)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($43.48)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($21.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $35,000 ($253.62)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($123.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($65.22)

Latham government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($50.72)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($36.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($14.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($173.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($43.48)
    General Support: $3,000 ($21.74)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($166.67)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($14.49)

Latham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($666.67)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in Latham:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Latham:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Latham) 15329 Se Grant Street (Lat: 37.603639 Lon: -96.679750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA357
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016, Certifier: Brian D Kidney
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Chris Davis, 16,675 Se Cole Creek Road (Lat: 37.578861 Lon: -96.771556), Type: 126.4, Overall height: 126.4 m
    Registrant: 7173340910, Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, 517 SACHS ROAD
  • David J Blaha, 16,675 Se Cole Creek Road (Lat: 37.578861 Lon: -96.771556), Type: 126.4, Overall height: 126.4 m
    Registrant: 7173340910, Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, 517 SACHS ROAD

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5710C , Serial Number: 19664, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1969
    Registrant (Partnership): Company Tagro, Rt 1 Box 91, Latham, KS 67072
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88413 , Serial Number: 16031, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Garnett E Tate, , Latham, KS 67072

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Latham, KS
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