Lehigh, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.4%
 
Males: 75  (44.8%)
Females: 94  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 67073.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $67,763 (it was $38,958 in 2000)
Lehigh:

$67,763
KS:

$53,906

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,443 (it was $14,554 in 2000)

Lehigh city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $55,303 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Lehigh:

$55,303
KS:

$141,200

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $59,698; Detached houses: $61,880; Mobile homes: $26,483

Median gross rent in 2015: $494.

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  • Races in Lehigh, KS (2010)

    Lehigh races chart
    • 16795.4%White alone
    • 74.0%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lehigh: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.3%), German (26.3%), Irish (8.8%), English (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1529 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 561 people per square mile   (low).

Lehigh,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lehigh:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lehigh city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,026 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,024 (2.0%)

Lehigh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (47.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (386.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hillsboro, KS (2.4 miles ), Canton, KS (2.6 miles ), Durham, KS (2.9 miles) , Goessel, KS (3.0 miles ), Galva, KS (3.6 miles ), Roxbury, KS (3.8 miles) , Tampa, KS (3.8 miles) , Marion, KS (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 97.30 W

Area code: 620

Lehigh household income distribution Lehigh home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+19.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lehigh, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lehigh-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Lehigh city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lehigh-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 226.8 miles away from Lehigh 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 261.3 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 417.6 miles away from the city center
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 110.0 miles away from Lehigh 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 249.5 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 Marion County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lehigh topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lehigh:

  • SALEM HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • HILLSBORO COMMUNITY MEDICAL CE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • PARKSIDE HOMES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HILLSBORO, KS)
  • SHILOH MANOR OF CANTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, KS)
  • BETHESDA HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GOESSEL, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lehigh:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 40 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 43 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 46 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita State University (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 49 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 49 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

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Notable locations in Lehigh: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 22 (A), Lehigh Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Kansas average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lehigh city (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,81324
Mainline Protestant2,03611
Catholic1601
Orthodox351
Other4-
None5,612-
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: 6
Marion County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Marion County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lehigh:

46.2%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lehigh:

53.2%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

33.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.8%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

27.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lehigh:

39.8%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lehigh, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$14,900
Streets and Highways 3$9,185$36,7400$0
Water Supply 1$2,914$34,9680$0
Totals for Government 4$12,099$36,29712$14,900

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($289.94)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($100.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($71.01)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($35.50)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($17.75)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($11.83)
    Financial Administration: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($88.76)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($53.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($35.50)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($76.92)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($35.50)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($35.50)
    Rents: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($118.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($35.50)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.75)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($106.51)
    Total General Sales: $7,000 ($41.42)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($23.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $134,000 ($792.90)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.01% ($42,283 average AGI)
from Harvey County, KS  0.86% ($25,282)
from McPherson County, KS  0.59% ($32,630)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Harvey County, KS  0.93% ($31,628 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.85% ($35,897)
to McPherson County, KS  0.57% ($21,115)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lehigh:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lehigh:

  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lehigh:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Lehigh fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1991 04:20 AM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.349833 Lon: -97.300778, Call Sign: WQNZ306
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2011, Expiration Date: 07/14/2021, Certifier: Alan BoeseRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0LTE, Licensee ID: L01570848, Grant Date: 05/20/2010, Expiration Date: 05/20/2020, Certifier: Elizabeth J Hill, Registrant: Elizabeth J Hill, 578 230th, Lehigh, KS 67073

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GARDNER MIDGET MUSTANG MMI (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35DF , Serial Number: 973, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Monty E Root, Po Box 13, Lehigh, KS 67073

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lehigh that have no violations reported:

  • LEHIGH, CITY OF (Population served: 171, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Lehigh, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank473.5 years
Albert284.5 years
Alice289.5 years
Alvin283.5 years
Clarence272.5 years
Cornelius279.5 years
Helen288.5 years
Daniel262.0 years
Caroline282.4 years
Elmer267.0 years
Most common last names in Lehigh, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Unruh681.5 years
Bartel579.6 years
Schmidt578.8 years
Duerksen479.8 years
Klassen368.0 years
Wasemiller379.3 years
Weyand373.0 years
Clegg282.0 years
Flaming278.0 years
Dies264.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Lehigh 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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