For population 25 years and over in Lost Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Lost Springs city:
2 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,250 (2.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (64.0 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (399.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lincolnville, KS (2.2 miles ), Ramona, KS (2.4 miles) , Herington, KS (2.7 miles ), Tampa, KS (3.2 miles) , Hope, KS (3.2 miles ), Latimer, KS (3.7 miles) , Durham, KS (3.9 miles) , Marion, KS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 96.97 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-33.0%).
Average climate in Lost Springs, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lost Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Lost Springs city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lost Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lloyd Metzler - Economist.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.3%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lost Springs compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lost Springs (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Lost Springs government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,107 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lost Springs, KS