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Population in 2012: 13,218 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 

Males: 6,412  (48.5%)
Females: 6,806  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67460.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,791 (it was $40,469 in 2000)
McPherson:

$53,791
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,637

McPherson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,462 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
McPherson:

$123,462
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,636; Detached houses: $138,962; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,031; In 2-unit structures: $145,842; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,401; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,006; Mobile homes: $34,025; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $79,452

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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  • White alone - 12,063 (91.4%)
  • Hispanic - 653 (4.9%)
  • Black alone - 178 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 173 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 34 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McPherson: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.5%), English (6.8%), Swedish (6.1%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 1504 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 2,152 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in McPherson:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McPherson city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

230 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in McPherson, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in McPherson to the number of sex offenders is 401 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,918 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,905 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (50.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Galva, KS (2.6 miles ), Inman, KS (3.4 miles ), Canton, KS (3.6 miles ), Windom, KS (3.7 miles) , Lindsborg, KS (3.7 miles ), Moundridge, KS (3.8 miles ), Marquette, KS (4.0 miles ), Buhler, KS (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $200,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 97.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,615 (+12.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,254 (77.4%)

Area code: 620

McPherson household income distribution McPherson home values distribution


 

Crime rates in McPherson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.07.40.00.00.07.67.5
Rapes 646894547525
per 100,000 43.528.843.458.065.629.036.829.752.437.415.137.7
Robberies 132131412031
per 100,000 7.221.614.57.321.97.329.57.415.00.022.77.5
Assaults 10331891816102120242725
per 100,000 72.5237.2130.365.3131.1116.073.7156.1149.8179.5203.9188.7
Burglaries 494460888815184425760140256
per 100,000 355.0316.3434.4638.1641.11094.8618.7312.3426.9448.71057.51932.2
Thefts 260195193221207290283237228211195316
per 100,000 1883.81401.91397.21602.51508.02102.72084.41762.11707.51578.01472.92385.1
Auto thefts 161111101431261615111318
per 100,000 115.979.179.672.5102.0224.8191.5119.0112.382.398.2135.9
Arson 224165351122
per 100,000 14.514.429.07.343.736.322.137.27.57.515.115.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 161.6162.1158.5176.9199.4228.3210.7159.8184.3167.6216.5328.2

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Crime rate in McPherson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Kansas average:

2.68

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McPherson, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,059 (+8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

McPherson-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the McPherson 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 20.7 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:

McPherson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% 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 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from McPherson center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McPherson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McPherson topographic map

Birthplace of: Bruce Conner - Artist, George Magerkurth - Baseball umpire, Jordan Fithian - College basketball player (Binghamton Bearcats), Stewart Stover - Football player, Temoer Terry - Wrestler.


Hospitals/medical centers in McPherson:

  • ANGEL ARMS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 110 SOUTH MAIN)
  • MCPHERSON HOSPITAL INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1000 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • CEDARS,THE (Nursing Home, 1021 CEDARS DR)
  • MCPHERSON CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, 1601 N MAIN ST)
  • THE CEDARS (Nursing Home, 1021 CEDARS DR)

Political contributions by individuals in McPherson, KS

Local government website: WWW.MCPHCITY-BPU.COM

Colleges/Universities in McPherson:

  • McPherson College (Full-time enrollment: 542; Location: 1600 E Euclid; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcpherson.edu)
  • Central Christian College of Kansas (FT enrollment: 328; Location: 1200 S Main; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.centralchristian.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McPherson:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 26 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 58 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Emporia State University (about 81 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Kansas State University (about 82 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 97 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 98 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)

Private high school in McPherson:

  • ELYRIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 1644 COMANCHE RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in McPherson:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 520 E NORTHVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 6)

Library in McPherson:

  • MCPHERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $725,755; Location: 214 W. MARLIN; 94,154 books; 2,026 audio materials; 1,432 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 190 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in McPherson: McPherson Water Park (A), McPherson Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 27 (C), CFP Grain Elevator Number 1 (D), McPherson Police Department (E), McPherson County Sheriff's Office (F), McPherson Public Library (G), McPherson County Jail (H), McPherson County Courthouse (I), Wesley Black Fine Arts Center (J), Stoll Hall (K), Science Hall (L), Mingenback Family Life Center (M), Kline Hall (N), Gillespie Hall (O), Ed Pyle Sports Complex (P), Broadhurst Student Center (Q), Briner Library (R), Templeton Hall (S), Morrison Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McPherson include: King's Highway Baptist Church (A), McPherson Church of Christ (B), City Fellowship Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), McPherson Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), First Mennonite Church (G), Grace Bible Church (H), New Life Foursquare Gospel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: McPherson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in McPherson include: Wall Bicentennial Park (1), Sycamore Park (2), Sunflower Triangle (3), North Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Athletic Park (6), Lakeside Park (7), Linmea Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: AA's WWII Photo Room (Museums; 102 Quail Road).

 
McPherson 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: 8.5%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McPherson, KS

People in group quarters in McPherson in 2010:

  • 124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in McPherson in 2000:

  • 499 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded

McPherson compared to Kansas state average:

McPherson, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage 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.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in McPherson, Kansas:

  • Best Western Airport Red Coach Inn, 300 Centenial Dr, Mcpherson, KS 67460 , Phone: (620) 241-2460
  • Americas Best Value Inn-Mcpherson, 2110 E Kansas, Mcpherson, KS 67460 , Phone: (620) 241-8881, Fax: (620) 241-8853
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2302 E Kansas Ave, Mcpherson, KS 67460 , Phone: (620) 241-5566, Fax: (620) 245-0363
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


McPherson travel time to work - commute


McPherson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for McPherson city (based on McPherson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.64%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mennonite Church of God in Christ
Adherents16.6%15.6%14.1%7.3%6.9%
Congregations10.9%14.1%12.5%4.7%6.3%
Name The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents6.0%5.2%4.8%3.6%19.9%
Congregations6.3%4.7%3.1%3.1%34.4%
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: 9
McPherson County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
McPherson County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
McPherson County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McPherson County:

6.7%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,922$47,6880$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,598$91,1763$2,898
Judicial and Legal 1$2,469$29,6283$7,180
Police Protection - Officers 28$98,213$42,0910$0
Police - Other 6$14,066$28,13212$5,356
Firefighters 17$64,999$45,88211$3,363
Fire - Other 1$2,119$25,4280$0
Streets and Highways 10$34,332$41,1981$232
Health 2$7,716$46,2961$1,428
Solid Waste Management 1$4,875$58,5000$0
Sewerage 5$15,487$37,1690$0
Parks and Recreation 7$22,304$38,2352$3,009
Water Supply 6$32,167$64,3341$2,176
Electric Power 63$330,694$62,9891$981
Local Libraries 7$18,708$32,0719$6,717
Other and Unallocable 8$29,816$44,7243$2,887
Totals for Government 166$697,485$50,42147$36,227

McPherson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,342,000 ($328.49)
    General - Other: $960,000 ($72.63)
    Air Transportation: $498,000 ($37.68)
    Health - Other: $45,000 ($3.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.53)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $24,600,000 ($1861.10)
    General - Other: $3,374,000 ($255.26)
    Police Protection: $1,691,000 ($127.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,234,000 ($93.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,054,000 ($79.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $957,000 ($72.40)
    Sewerage: $898,000 ($67.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $755,000 ($57.12)
    Health - Other: $696,000 ($52.66)
    Central Staff Services: $651,000 ($49.25)
    Water Utilities: $630,000 ($47.66)
    Libraries: $483,000 ($36.54)
    Air Transportation: $281,000 ($21.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $170,000 ($12.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $158,000 ($11.95)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($4.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $50,000 ($3.78)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $901,000 ($68.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,305,000 ($98.73)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $59,000 ($4.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $413,000 ($31.25)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($12.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($8.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,248,000 ($624.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($10.14)

McPherson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,592,000 ($120.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $754,000 ($57.04)
    All Other: $579,000 ($43.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000 ($12.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $58,000 ($4.39)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($3.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,520,000 ($114.99)
    All Other: $92,000 ($6.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,583,000 ($119.76)
    Interest Earnings: $521,000 ($39.42)
    Special Assessments: $381,000 ($28.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $183,000 ($13.84)
    Rents: $26,000 ($1.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($0.53)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $32,500,000 ($2458.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,300,000 ($98.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000 ($33.51)
    General Local Government Support: $148,000 ($11.20)
    All Other: $132,000 ($9.99)
  • Tax - Property: $5,258,000 ($397.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,112,000 ($84.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $386,000 ($29.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $148,000 ($11.20)
    Other License: $42,000 ($3.18)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,000 ($0.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.30)

McPherson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,160,000 ($3189.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,145,000 ($3037.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,975,000 ($376.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,960,000 ($223.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,675,000 ($202.38)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,490,000 ($188.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000 ($14.00)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,735,000 ($206.91)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,845,000 ($139.58)

McPherson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,867,000 ($141.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,572,000 ($799.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,432,000 ($259.65)

5.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Saline County, KS  0.69% ($34,342 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.58% ($36,359)
from Harvey County, KS  0.36% ($36,925)


7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.81% ($30,011 average AGI)
to Reno County, KS  0.73% ($31,390)
to Saline County, KS  0.60% ($29,985)

Strongest AM radio stations in McPherson:

  • KNGL (1540 AM; 0 kW; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in McPherson:

  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CR (88.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around McPherson:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of McPherson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 88 meters (289ft)
Total costs: $2,106,000
Total average daily traffic: 124,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,824

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for McPherson, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McPherson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in McPherson, KS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McPherson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in McPherson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 122
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - McPherson


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McPherson, KS

Most common first names in McPherson, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8577.0 years
Mary6882.1 years
Charles6877.9 years
Robert6675.6 years
William6176.5 years
Helen5783.3 years
Mildred5682.9 years
George5580.7 years
James4875.5 years
Ruth4584.2 years
Most common last names in McPherson, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9379.8 years
Nelson5882.5 years
Peterson5681.1 years
Anderson4680.1 years
Smith4581.3 years
Miller3779.7 years
Larson2484.3 years
Williams2377.3 years
Goering2276.6 years
Koehn2279.9 years
Businesses in McPherson, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike3
AutoZone1Pizza Hut2
Best Western1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block2U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in McPherson, KS


McPherson on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #57 (67460) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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