Lenora, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 245 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.9%
 
Males: 121  (49.8%)
Females: 124  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67645.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,927 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Lenora:

$36,927
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,156 (it was $15,426 in 2000)

Lenora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,517 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Lenora:

$61,517
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $327.

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  • Races in Lenora, KS (2010)

    Lenora races chart
    • 24296.8%White alone
    • 72.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lenora: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.7%), English (12.7%), Irish (7.6%), French (5.5%), Dutch (3.8%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2270 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile   (low).

Lenora,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lenora:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lenora city:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Lenora, Kansas as of February 11, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lenora to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $520 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,241 (1.9%)

Lenora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (194.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (504.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Edmond, KS (3.1 miles) , Clayton, KS (3.6 miles) , Jennings, KS (4.0 miles) , Norton, KS (4.1 miles ), Norcatur, KS (4.3 miles) , Morland, KS (4.3 miles) , Hill City, KS (4.3 miles ), Dresden, KS (4.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 100.00 W

Area code: 785

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

3.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-6.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (31%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Lenora, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lenora-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Lenora city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lenora-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 348.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from Lenora center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 318.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.8 miles away from Lenora center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Lenora topographic map

Airports located in Lenora:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lenora:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 63 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 90 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 108 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 124 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 155 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 186 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 194 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

Public elementary/middle school in Lenora:

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Library in Lenora:

  • LENORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,240; Location: 110 N MAIN; 6,956 books; 74 audio materials; 127 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Lenora: Hi-Plains Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 5 (A), Solomon Valley Rural Fire Department (B), Lenora Volunteer Fire Department (C), Lenora Public Library (D), Lenora City Hall (E), Lenora Senior Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lenora include: Lenora Church of God (A), United Parish of Lenora (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lenora: Barbeau House (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Norton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LENORA, CITY OF (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lenora 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Lenora (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank & Trust Company: Lenora Branch at 105 South Main Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.6 mil, Deposits: $47.9 mil, headquarters in Norton, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Norton Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Lenora city (based on Norton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,8519
Mainline Protestant8078
Catholic6172
Other4-
None2,392-
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: 4
Norton County:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Norton County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norton County:

28.0%
Kansas:

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

6.6%
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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,893
Sewerage 0$0 1$742
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,110
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$973
Totals for Government 0$2,149 5$5,218

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $57,000 ($232.65)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($216.33)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($175.51)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($118.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($97.96)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($32.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($12.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($8.16)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($8.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($24.49)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($20.41)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($20.41)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $71,000 ($289.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($65.31)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($97.96)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($85.71)
    All Other: $7,000 ($28.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($53.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($12.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($248.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($36.73)
    General Support: $7,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $136,000 ($555.10)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($24.49)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.08)

Lenora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($1408.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $336,000 ($1371.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($36.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $322,000 ($1314.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($44.90)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lenora:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KQNK (1530 AM; 1 kW; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lenora:

  • KQNK-FM (106.7 FM; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lenora:

  • K39BS (Channel 39; NORTON, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 29333 Us Hwy 283 (Lat: 39.576694 Lon: -99.846694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 147.5 m, Overall height: 153.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN514
    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: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Gary Flanigan, 1 Mi E 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 39.573333 Lon: -99.986111), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 122 m
    Registrant: 7855674281, Radio@ruraltel.Net, 145 N MAIN ST
  • Signature On file, W Edge Of Town (Lat: 39.603889 Lon: -99.997222), Type: 127.7, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 9158961037, Kenb@wcc.Net, BOX 143
  • Leslie N Nixon, 25995 Road E2 (Lat: 39.626056 Lon: -99.851639), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE. 300
  • Leslie N Nixon, 25995 Road E2 (Lat: 39.626056 Lon: -99.851639), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE. 300
  • 1 Mi E 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 39.573333 Lon: -99.986111), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 122 m
    Registrant: 7855674281, Jerry@ruraltel.Com, 145 N MAIN ST
  • W Edge Of Town (Lat: 39.603889 Lon: -99.997222), Type: 127.7, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 9158961037, Kenb@wcc.Net, BOX 143

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1 Mile East And 2.5 Miles South Of Lenora (Lat: 39.571667 Lon: -99.995389), Call Sign: KAF641
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.810 MHz, 152.720 MHz, 152.720 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co., Inc., 145 N. Main, Lenora, KS 67645, Phone: (785) 567-4281, Fax: (785) 567-9253, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0PBP, Licensee ID: L00403505
    Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/29/2021, Certifier: Kevin E Heikes
    Registrant: Kevin E Heikes, Lenora, KS 67645
  • Call Sign: KA0VNZ
    Grant Date: 08/22/1997, Expiration Date: 08/22/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2009
    Registrant: Lester Praut, Box 145, Lenora, KS 67645
  • Call Sign: KB0WTS, Licensee ID: L01144047
    Grant Date: 04/26/2006, Expiration Date: 06/13/2016
    Registrant: Paul R Becker, 335 S. Fulton, Lenora, KS 67645
  • Call Sign: N0KOM, Licensee ID: L00201087
    Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 05/06/2020
    Registrant: Terry L Peterson, 505 S Main, Lenora, KS 67645

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1878V , Serial Number: 14058, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Edwin Loyd Schoen, , Lenora, KS 67645
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 537WM , Serial Number: 18259483, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Mike Gannon, 27261 Center Rd, Lenora, KS 67645
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6733J , Serial Number: 28-24444, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Stephanie A Roberts, 1676 Y Rd, Lenora, KS 67645
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7469P , Serial Number: 24-2660, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Doug E David, 1676 Y Rd, Lenora, KS 67645

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Lenora

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lenora, KS
Most common first names in Lenora, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John979.1 years
William782.4 years
Fred687.2 years
Charles669.5 years
Lawrence478.3 years
Arthur479.5 years
James480.0 years
Margaret488.8 years
George381.7 years
Raymond370.3 years
Most common last names in Lenora, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson673.5 years
Bates672.1 years
Walker677.6 years
Smith670.0 years
Turner580.8 years
Shoemaker575.2 years
Williams475.5 years
Morgan494.7 years
Heikes466.8 years
Best487.0 years

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