Linn, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 395 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 206  (52.2%)
Females: 189  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66953.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,225 (it was $27,619 in 2000)
Linn:

$42,225
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,981 (it was $17,624 in 2000)

Linn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,468 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Linn:

$51,468
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $52,596; Detached houses: $52,596

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 349 (85.1%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (12.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Linn: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.8%), Irish (6.8%), United States (6.8%), English (3.2%), Swedish (1.9%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,181 people per square mile   (low).

Linn, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Linn:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linn city:

  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

61 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.8%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $740 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,075 (1.9%)

Linn satellite photo by USGS

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

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

3.3%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-8.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (27%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

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 the city 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 Linn 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 the city 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, 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:

Public elementary/middle school in Linn:

Private elementary/middle school in Linn:

  • LINN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 112 CHURCH ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Linn city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.52%
Here: 80.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents29.8%23.0%16.6%11.4%10.1%
Congregations17.6%14.7%23.5%14.7%8.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionChurch of God of ProphecyChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents6.3%1.7%0.6%0.4%0.1%
Congregations8.8%2.9%2.9%2.9%2.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Washington 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.
State:

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

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.5%
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
Other Government Administration 1$7,297$87,5649$4,189
Health 0$0 9$13,878
Totals for Government 1$7,297$87,56418$18,067

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

  • Construction - General: $10,000 ($25.32)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $85,000 ($215.19)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($134.18)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($129.11)
    Health Services - Other: $46,000 ($116.46)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($101.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($70.89)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($25.32)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($17.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($12.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $138,000 ($349.37)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($73.42)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($32.91)
    All Other: $10,000 ($25.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $29,000 ($73.42)
    General Support: $14,000 ($35.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($151.90)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($25.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($131.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($30.38)
    General Support: $8,000 ($20.25)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($172.15)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($22.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $86,000 ($217.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $78,000 ($197.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($20.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,000 ($478.48)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Marshall County, KS  0.57% ($27,857 average AGI)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
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 Marshall County, KS  0.86% ($21,857 average AGI)
to Riley County, KS  0.66% ($32,500)

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

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: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • Marty Jimmerson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • Billy Stephenson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 2812953611, , 4655 WRIGHT RD., SUITE 200, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley Doolity, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • Andrew F Thompson, 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Athompson@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BOULEVARD
  • 7.2 Km Se (Lat: 39.647222 Lon: -97.011944), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 72.5 m
    Registrant: 4048104020, Jvaughan@ems.Att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC 15W27

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Linn East Grain Elevator (Lat: 39.680556 Lon: -97.080028), Call Sign: WRE279
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, 155.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/11/2014
    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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Linn, KS, Lat: 39.668611 Lon: -97.029444, Call Sign: WQJC539
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Oneok, Inc., 100 W 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74102, Phone: (918) 588-7143, Fax: (509) 891-3727, 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: United Farmers Cooperative, 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
    Registrant: 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

Linn on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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