Longford, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 78 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.0%
 
Males: 41  (52.7%)
Females: 37  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67458

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,155 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Longford:

$41,155
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,609 (it was $12,072 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,848 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Longford:

$40,848
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $25,149; Detached houses: $24,428; Mobile homes: $36,326

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 72 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (6.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Longford: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), United States (25.6%), Irish (7.0%), English (4.7%), Welsh (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

Longford, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Longford:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longford city:

  • Never married: 7.7%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.5%)

Longford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (88.4 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (102.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (441.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oak Hill, KS (2.3 miles) , Manchester, KS (2.3 miles) , Talmage, KS (3.3 miles) , Miltonvale, KS (3.7 miles ), Wakefield, KS (4.1 miles ), Bennington, KS (4.1 miles ), Solomon, KS (4.2 miles ), Clay Center, KS (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $149,000

Latitude: 39.17 N, Longitude: 97.33 W

Area code: 785

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

4.2%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+38.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Longford, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Longford-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Longford city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/11/2008, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center caused $66 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Longford-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 260.6 miles away from the city 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 175.6 miles away from Longford 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 111.1 miles away from the city 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 261.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from Longford center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Longford topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Cain - Baseball player.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Longford:

  • Kansas State University (about 41 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Emporia State University (about 82 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 83 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Washburn University (about 88 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Barton County Community College (about 93 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Butler Community College (about 98 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 98 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public elementary/middle school in Longford:

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Notable locations in Longford: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 43 (A), Longford Rural Fire District 1 Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Longford: Longford Bethel United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay 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 Longford and their reported violations in the past:

CLAY CO RWD 2 (Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LONGFORD, CITY OF (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Longford 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Longford (2011 data):

  • The Riley State Bank of Riley, Kansas: Longford Branch at 316 Weda Street, branch established on 1988/01/05. Info updated 2010/07/02: Bank assets: $74.7 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, headquarters in Riley, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Riley County Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Longford city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.67%
Here: 60.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents34.0%13.1%12.3%9.4%8.4%
Congregations37.0%3.7%11.1%7.4%3.7%
Name The Wesleyan Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents6.6%5.9%2.9%2.1%5.3%
Congregations3.7%3.7%7.4%7.4%14.8%
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: 1
Clay County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

14.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

29.6%
Kansas:

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

16.6%
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 0$0 1$600
Water Supply 1$1,920$23,0400$0
Totals for Government 1$1,920$23,0401$600

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $53,000 ($679.49)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($282.05)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($205.13)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($102.56)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($64.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($38.46)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($25.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($282.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($205.13)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($64.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $51,000 ($653.85)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($294.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($25.64)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($371.79)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($115.38)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($25.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($3269.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($3076.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($192.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($153.85)

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
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 Geary County, KS  0.88% ($28,033 average AGI)
from Riley County, KS  0.85% ($42,966)
from Dickinson County, KS  0.32% ($57,091)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
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 Riley County, KS  0.77% ($32,462 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.47% ($35,500)
to Johnson County, KS  0.41% ($40,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Longford:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Longford:

  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KCLY (100.9 FM; CLAY CENTER, KS; Owner: CROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBMP (90.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KANV (91.3 FM; OLSBURG, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Longford:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Leo Bochnia, 427 Deer Trail Road (Lat: 39.180889 Lon: -97.316944), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • Leo Bochnia, 427 Deer Trail Road (Lat: 39.180889 Lon: -97.316944), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • 4.5 Mi. S, 3.0 Mi. W Of (Lat: 39.104444 Lon: -97.387778), Type: 275.0, Overall height: 274.5 m
    Registrant: 3166653555, , 815 NORTH WALNUT STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Ncty Rd 3mi E 2 Mi N 3/4 Mi E (Lat: 39.198611 Lon: -97.283639), Call Sign: KNGQ251
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 07/07/2023
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Bnsf Ls7301 Mp78.33 (Lat: 38.170972 Lon: -97.331194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQKL778
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2009, Expiration Date: 07/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Longford HLCS, 299 Sante Fe St. (Lat: 39.170972 Lon: -97.331194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQNU449
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2011, Expiration Date: 05/27/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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