Leon, Kansas

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Population in 2022: 657 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 296  (45.2%)
Females: 361  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

49.9 years
Kansas median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 67074.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $72,818 (it was $40,089 in 2000)
Leon:

$72,818
KS:

$68,925

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $39,684 (it was $18,953 in 2000)

Leon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $121,682 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Leon:

$121,682
KS:

$206,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $151,848; detached houses: $156,495; mobile homes: $64,883

Median gross rent in 2022: $890.

March 2022 cost of living index in Leon: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 25.8%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Leon, KS (2022)
    • 42191.9%White alone
    • 235.0%Hispanic
    • 102.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Leon, Kansas as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leon is 100 to 1.


Crime rates in Leon by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(988.7)
5
(706.2)
4
(574.7)
1
(142.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,977)
9
(1,271)
9
(1,293)
7
(998.6)
6
(820.8)
2
(274.3)
1
(136.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(141.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(285.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.2)
1
(136.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index159.6100.392.072.832.849.416.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Leon, KS

Crime rate in Leon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Kansas average:

2.49
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Ancestries: English (19.2%), German (18.0%), American (15.1%), Irish (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,111 people per square mile   (low).

Leon, Kansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,890 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,500 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (30.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

El Dorado, KS (3.2 miles ),
Augusta, KS (3.3 miles ),
Rosalia, KS (3.5 miles),
Latham, KS (3.6 miles),
Towanda, KS (3.7 miles ),
Douglass, KS (4.2 miles ),
Atlanta, KS (4.2 miles ),
Benton, KS (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 96.78 W

Area code: 316

Distribution of median household income in Leon, KS in 2022
Distribution of house value in Leon, KS in 2022
Leon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Kansas:

2.0%
Most common industries in Leon, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.4%)
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Leon, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)

Average climate in Leon, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leon-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Leon city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 792% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from Leon center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from Leon center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leon:

  • LAKEPOINT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF EL DORADO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • SUSAN B. ALLEN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • SUSAN B ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • LAKEPOINT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, KS)
  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL COMPLEX LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, KS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - EL DORADO (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leon:

  • Butler Community College (about 10 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 25 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 29 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 32 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 33 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 33 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 46 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)

Public high school in Leon:

Public elementary/middle school in Leon:

See full list of schools located in Leon

Library in Leon:

  • LEON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,272; Location: 113 S. MAIN; 7,442 books; 29 audio materials; 19 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leon: Fleming Feed and Grain Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Leon Police Department (B), Blue Stem Unified School District 205 Police Department (C), Leon - Butler County Fire District 9 (D), Leon Public Library (E), Leon City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leon include: Leon United Methodist Church (A), Leon Christian Church (B), Blue Stem Community Fellowship (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations 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 Leon and their reported violations in the past:

LEON, CITY OF (Population served: 698, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.2%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Leon (2011 data):

  • Vintage Bank Kansas: at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1902/05/01. Info updated 2012/01/17: Bank assets: $12.6 mil, Deposits: $10.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Leon:

Marital status in Leon, KS
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Leon:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kansas average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leon, KS (based on Butler County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Butler County:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Butler County:

9.3%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Leon:

45.8%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.1%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leon:

27.6%
Kansas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leon:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Leon:

52.1%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leon, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$7,466$44,7960$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,293$51,5160$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,621
Totals for Government 3$11,759$47,0362$1,621

Leon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $161,000 ($245.05)
    Water Utilities: $132,000 ($200.91)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($124.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($82.19)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($54.79)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($38.05)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($4.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($30.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($9.13)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($4.57)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($3.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,000 ($182.65)

Leon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $101,000 ($153.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($71.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($4.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $78,000 ($118.72)
    Rents: $31,000 ($47.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($7.61)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($3.04)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($216.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($21.31)
  • Tax - Property: $127,000 ($193.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($65.45)

Leon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $698,000 ($1062.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $641,000 ($975.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($86.76)

Leon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $687,000 ($1045.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $91,000 ($138.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($1.52)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leon:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leon:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBTL (88.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Leon:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Leon fatal accident list:

Dec 4, 1990 08:02 AM, West, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.3mTotal length
  • $55,000Total costs
  • 40,774Total average daily traffic
  • 9,531Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Leon, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Leon, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 96 Hwy (Lat: 37.691139 Lon: -96.781417), Call Sign: KZB697, Licensee ID: L00024970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/1997, Expiration Date: 09/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: James E Brewer, Leon, KS 67074, Phone: (316) 745-3378

  • Bps 2 4.8 Km E (Lat: 37.693917 Lon: -96.727528), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGM886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2022, Expiration Date: 03/24/2032, Certifier: Tad Honsinger, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PONDEROSA, 3722 Se 170th Street (Lat: 37.579500 Lon: -96.775889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQLU984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2020, Expiration Date: 04/29/2030, Certifier: Chris Davis, Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:

  • MONOPOLE 75, 11502 Se 102nd Terrace (Lat: 37.676028 Lon: -96.634222), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WRJZ365, Licensee ID: L02307378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2020, Expiration Date: 11/24/2030, Certifier: Daniel Whiteside, Registrant: The Butler Rural Electric Cooperative Assn, Inc., 216 S. Vine St, El Dorado, KS 67042, Phone: (316) 321-9600, Email:

  • KS-LEON-CN-1, S Main St (Lat: 37.686889 Lon: -96.780833), Type: Silo, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.9 m, Call Sign: WRMP898,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 05/14/2021, Expiration Date: 05/14/2031, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, LLC, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leon)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fire incidents - 64 took place in 2017, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Leon, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (75.0%), and Structure Fires (15.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leon, KS
    • 33675.0%Outside Fires
    • 7115.8%Structure Fires
    • 398.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leon, KS
Most common first names in Leon, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1379.7 years
William1173.5 years
James1178.7 years
Helen1077.6 years
Roy1078.9 years
Charles979.0 years
George882.2 years
Robert873.5 years
David764.0 years
John777.3 years
Most common last names in Leon, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Butts783.0 years
Patterson767.0 years
Davis677.3 years
Jones592.0 years
Dixon584.6 years
Lucas578.8 years
Seward574.2 years
Guy473.0 years
Holt474.3 years
Brown478.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leon, KS
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leon, KS
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity


Leon 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.