Linn, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 389 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 185  (47.8%)
Females: 204  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66953.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,360 (it was $27,619 in 2000)
Linn:

$38,360
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,909 (it was $17,624 in 2000)

Linn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $66,190 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Linn:

$66,190
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $74,890; detached houses: $74,289

Median gross rent in 2017: $405.

March 2019 cost of living index in Linn: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Linn, KS (2010)
    • 34985.1%White alone
    • 5112.4%Hispanic
    • 51.2%Black alone
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (61.4%), American (4.6%), South African (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,163 people per square mile   (low).

Linn, Kansas map

62 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America, 2.9% North America).

This city:

13.6%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,034 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,267 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (81.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (476.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Palmer, KS (2.1 miles),
Greenleaf, KS (2.6 miles ),
Washington, KS (3.1 miles ),
Barnes, KS (3.4 miles),
Morrowville, KS (3.5 miles),
Clifton, KS (3.6 miles ),
Vining, KS (3.7 miles),
Morganville, KS (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 97.09 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Linn, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Linn, KS in 2017
Linn satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Linn, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.3%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.6%)
  • Machinery (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (44.7%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (3.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Linn, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (27.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)

Average climate in Linn, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Linn-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Linn city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from Linn center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from Linn 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 213.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.6 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) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from Linn center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Linn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Linn:

  • LINN COMMUNITY NURSING HOME (612 THIRD ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Linn:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)
  • THE CENTENNIAL HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)
  • COMMUNITY CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLIFTON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linn:

  • Kansas State University (about 44 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 82 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 82 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 84 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Washburn University (about 87 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Highland Community College (about 98 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Emporia State University (about 101 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)

Public high school in Linn:

  • LINN HIGH (Students: 81, Location: 300 PARKVIEW, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Linn:

  • LINN ELEM (Students: 115, Location: 300 PARKVIEW, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Linn:

  • LINN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 112 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Linn: Linn - Palmer Rural Fire District 4 (A), Linn City Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Linn include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Linn United Methodist Church (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
82 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Linn (2011 data):

  • United Bank & Trust: Linn Branch at 300 Fourth Street, branch established on 1988/12/20. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $503.4 mil, Deposits: $384.3 mil, headquarters in Marysville, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ubt Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Linn:

Marital status in Linn, KS
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Linn:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Linn
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Linn, KS (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,38816
Catholic1,2875
Mainline Protestant1,22212
Other1-
None901-
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
This county:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Washington County:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.5%
State:

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

6.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Linn:

43.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Linn:

28.6
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Linn:

22.6%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Linn:

14.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Linn:

32.8%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Linn:

50.7%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

69.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Linn, 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 1$7,297$87,5649$4,189
Health 0$0 9$13,878
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$7,297$87,56418$18,067

Linn government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $75,000 ($192.80)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($141.39)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($113.11)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($105.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($46.27)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($46.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($30.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($25.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $104,000 ($267.35)

Linn government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $85,000 ($218.51)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($87.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($46.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($64.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($25.71)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($12.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($172.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($25.71)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($5.14)
  • Tax - Property: $84,000 ($215.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($51.41)
    Individual Income: $8,000 ($20.57)

Linn government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($732.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000 ($655.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($77.12)

Linn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $509,000 ($1308.48)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linn:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linn:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNDY-FM (95.5 FM; MARYSVILLE, KS; Owner: DIERKING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCLY (100.9 FM; CLAY CENTER, KS; Owner: CROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Linn:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Linn fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2003 03:50 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • $324,000Total costs
  • 2,880Total average daily traffic
  • 451Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,327Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Stephen D Samost, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: Communication Enhancement, LLC, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, , Voorh-ees, Phone: (856) 782-3700
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: Communication Enhancement, LLC, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, , Voorh-ees, Phone: (856) 782-3700
  • Marty Jimmerson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: Communication Enhancement, LLC, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, , Voorh-ees, Phone: (856) 782-3700
  • Billy Stephenson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: American Tower Management, Inc., Staff-ord, Phone: (281) 295-3611
  • Shelley Doolity, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: Communication Enhancement, LLC, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, , Voorh-ees, Phone: (856) 782-3700
  • Andrew F Thompson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: Communication Enhancement, LLC, Athompson@ce-Llc.Com, , Voorh-ees, Phone: (856) 782-3700
  • 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m, Registrant: At&t Corp, Jvaughan@ems.Att.Com, , Atlan-ta, Phone: (404) 810-4020

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Linn East Grain Elevator (Lat: 39.680556 Lon: -97.080028), Call Sign: WRE279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2014, Expiration Date: 10/11/2024, Registrant: Washington County Public Works Department, 1561 Rainbow Road, Washington, KS 66968, Phone: (785) 325-2318, Fax: (785) 325-2383, Email:
  • 5 Mi W & 1 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 39.700833 Lon: -97.198361), Call Sign: WNEC746,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 11/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2010, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 39.679778 Lon: -97.084111, Call Sign: WQYX826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.912 MHz, 458.912 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2017, Expiration Date: 02/24/2027, Certifier: Jayne A Lehman, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Linn, KS, Lat: 39.668611 Lon: -97.029444, Call Sign: WQJC539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/24/2028, Certifier: Jeremy M Krueger, Registrant: One Gas, Inc., 15 E 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74121, Phone: (918) 947-7143, Email:
  • Linn, Lat: 39.681472 Lon: -97.080250, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 46.5 m, Call Sign: WQPA271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Dennis Hoefer, Registrant: Central Valley Ag, 2803 N Nebraska Ave, York, NE 68601, Phone: (402) 362-0253, Fax: (402) 362-8411, Email:
  • STATION, Approx 3.0 Mi Se Of (Lat: 39.639722 Lon: -97.060000), Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: KTM65,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHz, 1985.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1999, Expiration Date: 09/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/13/1999, Phone: (402) 271-3089

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Linn, KS
Most common first names in Linn, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1179.6 years
Anna1087.9 years
Clara1090.3 years
William986.6 years
Emma989.5 years
Marie888.9 years
Clarence876.5 years
Fred884.2 years
Albert775.6 years
Herman783.3 years
Most common last names in Linn, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer1381.3 years
Herrs1182.3 years
Ohlde1079.2 years
Boerger981.1 years
Wilkens887.2 years
Reith881.5 years
Kolle777.3 years
Rahe783.6 years
Helms768.7 years
Beikmann679.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Linn, KS
  • 78.3%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Linn, KS
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity


Linn 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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