Lone Elm, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 24 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: (21.7%)
Females: 19  (78.3%)
Median resident age:

60.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 66039

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,139 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Lone Elm:

$45,139
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,763 (it was $18,885 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $46,481 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Lone Elm:

$46,481
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,339; detached houses: $69,775

Median gross rent in 2017: $956.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lone Elm: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
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Ancestries: American (22.2%), English (22.2%), Dutch (11.1%), Irish (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 330 people per square mile   (very low).

Lone Elm, Kansas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lone Elm city:

0.8% ($200)
Kansas:

1.2% ($999)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (60.3 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (78.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (375.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Kincaid, KS (2.2 miles),
Mildred, KS (2.3 miles),
Colony, KS (2.6 miles ),
Welda, KS (2.6 miles),
La Harpe, KS (3.4 miles ),
Moran, KS (3.5 miles ),
Gas, KS (3.5 miles ),
Blue Mound, KS (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.08 N, Longitude: 95.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Distribution of median household income in Lone Elm, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lone Elm, KS in 2017

Lone Elm satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%

Average climate in Lone Elm, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lone Elm-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Lone Elm city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/28/2007, a category F4 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lone Elm-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 262.4 miles away from Lone Elm center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 318.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 320.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 400.2 miles away from Lone Elm center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lone Elm topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lone Elm:

  • STERLING HEIGHTS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • WINDSOR PLACE AT IOLA LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT IOLA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • IOLA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • ALLEN COUNTY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; IOLA, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GARNETT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lone Elm:

  • Allen County Community College (about 13 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Baker University (about 49 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Emporia State University (about 56 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 56 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 61 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • University of Kansas (about 61 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 65 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kincaid Fire Department - Lone Elm Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dale Gear - Baseball player.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lone Elm:

Marital status in Lone Elm, KS
  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lone Elm:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lone Elm, KS (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,7545
Evangelical Protestant1,51413
Mainline Protestant1,0017
Other1-
None3,832-
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: 3
This county:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.1%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lone Elm:

43.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.6%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lone Elm:

28.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

51.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lone Elm:

44.7%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lone Elm:

81.9%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lone Elm, 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 1$9
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 1$9

6.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, KS  1.08% ($30,781 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lone Elm:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lone Elm:

  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K217CI (91.3 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.0mTotal length
  • $339,000Total costs
  • 1,190Total average daily traffic
  • 183Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,497Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lone Elm, KS
  • 85.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lone Elm, KS
  • 42.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 14.3%Wood


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