Matfield Green, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 18  (41.5%)
Females: 27  (58.5%)
Median resident age:  58.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66862

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,876 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Matfield Green:

$47,876
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,351 (it was $17,642 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,183 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Matfield Green:

$68,183
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $65,397; Detached houses: $66,002
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Matfield Green: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.3%), Irish (22.7%), German (16.7%), United States (12.1%), Norwegian (7.6%), Welsh (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1430 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 236 people per square mile   (very low).

Matfield Green, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Matfield Green:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matfield Green city:

  • Never married: 4.8%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.7%
  • Divorced: 23.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,688 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $569 (0.9%)

Matfield Green satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (53.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (371.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cassoday, KS (3.1 miles) , Cottonwood Falls, KS (3.8 miles ), Elmdale, KS (3.9 miles) , Cedar Point, KS (4.0 miles) , Strong City, KS (4.0 miles ), Burns, KS (4.3 miles ), Florence, KS (4.6 miles ), Olpe, KS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.16 N, Longitude: 96.56 W

Area code: 620

Matfield Green household income distribution Matfield Green home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+81.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (70%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (60%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Matfield Green, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Matfield Green-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Matfield Green city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 37.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Matfield Green-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.9 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 254.5 miles away from Matfield Green 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 242.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 316.9 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 317.9 miles away from Matfield Green center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Matfield Green topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Matfield Green:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - CHASE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COTTONWOOD FALLS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matfield Green:

  • Emporia State University (about 28 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 31 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 46 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 56 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 56 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 57 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

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Notable location: Chase County Rural Fire Department Matfield Green Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chase County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 8.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Kansas average:

11.3

Matfield Green travel time to work - commute Matfield Green mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Matfield Green city (based on Chase County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6384
Catholic3901
Mainline Protestant3404
Other1-
None1,421-
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: 1
Chase County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chase County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chase County:

29.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
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 2$200
Water Supply 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 3$700

Matfield Green government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($133.33)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($133.33)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($66.67)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($22.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($88.89)

Matfield Green government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($133.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($222.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($44.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($888.89)

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Lyon County, KS  1.60% ($24,063 average AGI)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Lyon County, KS  2.35% ($50,125 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Matfield Green:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matfield Green:

  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Matfield Green)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Km Sse (Lat: 38.140306 Lon: -96.563056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70 m, Call Sign: WPHX358
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.062 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/1995, Expiration Date: 08/17/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000, Certifier: Duwayne E EvensonRegistrant: Industrial Telecommunications Assn Inc, 1110 N Glebe Rd Ste 500, Arlington, VA 22201-5720, Fax: (703) 524-1074

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi S 1 Mi W (Lat: 38.095861 Lon: -96.579167), Call Sign: KAX73, Licensee ID: L00005472
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.120 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 07/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008Registrant: Kansas Turnpike Authority, 9401 E Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67207-1804, Phone: (316) 682-4537
  • 5 Mi S 1 Mi W (Lat: 38.095861 Lon: -96.579167), Call Sign: KBB45, Licensee ID: L00005472
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.910 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008Registrant: State Of Kansas, 9401 East Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67207-1804, Phone: (316) 682-4537
  • Mp:134.5 3 Km Nne Of Bazaar (Lat: 38.291417 Lon: -96.519444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPHN232, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • MATFIELD GREEN, Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Of Sect 17 Twp 22 S Range 9 (Lat: 38.143889 Lon: -96.436944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.3 m, Call Sign: WPJB363
    Assigned Frequencies: 6383.17 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2005Registrant: Alltel Corporation, 401 9th Street, N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 654-5980, Fax: (202) 654-5981, Email:
  • MATFIELD GREEN, Nw 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 17, Township 22 S, Range 9 E (Lat: 38.143028 Lon: -96.436778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.1 m, Call Sign: WQIL596
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 03/11/2018, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KC03SW156, 32.41 Km Northeast Of Emporia Municipal Airport (#75816) (Lat: 38.146139 Lon: -96.490528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQQY357
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SHAW CREEK, 32.41 Km Northeast Of Emporia Municipal Airport (#75816) (Lat: 38.146139 Lon: -96.490528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQTH386
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/31/2024, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • 1 1/4 Mi S Of Matfi (Lat: 38.140278 Lon: -96.563056), Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WHF307
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/1982, Expiration Date: 06/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 02/09/1995Registrant: Kansas State Network, Inc., Wichita, KS 67201
  • 1 1/4 Mi S Of Matfie (Lat: 38.140278 Lon: -96.563056), Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WHF308
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/1982, Expiration Date: 06/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 02/09/1995Registrant: Kansas State Network, Inc., Wichita, KS 67201
  • 1.4 Mi. So. Of (Lat: 38.140278 Lon: -96.563056), Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WHG306
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/1982, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022Registrant: Lin Media, One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (401) 454-2880, Fax: (401) 454-2817, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (93%)
  • Wood (7%)

Matfield Green compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
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