Medicine Lodge, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,835 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 933  (50.9%)
Females: 902  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67104.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,324 (it was $35,262 in 2000)
Medicine Lodge:

$50,324
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,638 (it was $16,231 in 2000)

Medicine Lodge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,166 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Medicine Lodge:

$73,166
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $89,197; detached houses: $89,093; mobile homes: $57,249

Median gross rent in 2019: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Medicine Lodge: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Medicine Lodge, KS (2019)
    • 1,59092.1%White alone
    • 714.1%Asian alone
    • 442.5%Hispanic
    • 110.6%Black alone

Races in Medicine Lodge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Medicine Lodge, Kansas as of July 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Medicine Lodge is 280 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Medicine Lodge by year

Type

2011

2013

2014

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(247.3)
5
(249.0)
6
(292.5)
6
(302.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(890.2)
17
(846.6)
10
(487.6)
4
(201.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,879)
31
(1,544)
28
(1,365)
13
(654.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(197.8)
1
(49.8)
6
(292.5)
1
(50.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.4)
City-Data.com crime index202.8174.8209.7119.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Medicine Lodge, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (33.5%), American (19.0%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.3%), Czech (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1510 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,526 people per square mile   (low).

Medicine Lodge, Kansas map

61 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.5%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,326 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,344 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (73.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (326.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sharon, KS (3.0 miles ),
Isabel, KS (3.6 miles),
Nashville, KS (3.7 miles),
Sawyer, KS (4.0 miles),
Hazelton, KS (4.1 miles),
Hardtner, KS (4.4 miles),
Kiowa, KS (4.4 miles ),
Sun City, KS (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 98.58 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Medicine Lodge, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Medicine Lodge, KS in 2019
Medicine Lodge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $240,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Medicine Lodge, KS residents
Average permit cost in Medicine Lodge, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Medicine Lodge, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (14.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.9%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Medicine Lodge, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Medicine Lodge, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Medicine Lodge-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Medicine Lodge city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.6 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:

Medicine Lodge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 860% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.0 miles away from Medicine Lodge center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Medicine Lodge center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barber County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medicine Lodge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Medicine Lodge:

  • MEDICINE LODGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 710 N WALNUT STREET)
  • BARBER COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (118 EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE)
  • CEDAR CREST MANOR (601 N CEDAR ST)

Airports located in Medicine Lodge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medicine Lodge:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 66 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 72 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 72 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Barton County Community College (about 78 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 82 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Medicine Lodge:

Public elementary/middle school in Medicine Lodge:

See full list of schools located in Medicine Lodge

Library in Medicine Lodge:

  • LINCOLN LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,708; Location: 201 N. MAIN; 19,017 books; 493 audio materials; 1,002 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • KNSS AM 1330, Wichita comes in strong. Talk radio.
  • The Medicine Lodge Airport is only one (1) Mile from Medicine Lodge.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Medicine Lodge: Medicine Lodge Police Department (A), Carry Nation House (B), Barber County Courthouse (C), Barber County Sheriff's Department (D), Medicine Lodge Volunteer Fire Department (E), Barber County Sheriff's Department Jail (F), Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital Ambulance (G), Barber County Health Department (H), Lincoln Library (I), The Stockade Museum (J), Carrie Nation House (K), Medicine Lodge City Hall (L), Medicine Lodge Senior Citizen Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Medicine Lodge include: First Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), First Southern Baptist Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Medicine Lodge United Methodist Church (E), Holy Rosary Catholic Church (F), Medicine Lodge Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Stockade & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 209 West Fowler Avenue).

Hotels: Lodge Inn (Highway 281 North), Copa Motel (Hi-way 281 160 Fowler Ave.), Copa (401 West Fowler Avenue).

Courts: Barber Ks-County - District Court Clerk- Court Services Officer- Magistrate J (Courthouse), Barber County - Court Services Officer (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Carleton Beals - Journalist, Martina McBride - musician, John William Horn - Chief executive.

Barber County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Medicine Lodge that have no violations reported:

  • BARBER CO RWD 1 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
35 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Medicine Lodge (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Kansas, National Association: Medicine Lodge Branch at 120 East Kansas, branch established on 1998/08/24. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $226.9 mil, Deposits: $183.2 mil, headquarters in Kingman, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: King Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Peoples Bank: Medicine Lodge Branch at 121 South Main, branch established on 1991/05/01. Info updated 2008/06/17: Bank assets: $344.7 mil, Deposits: $293.7 mil, headquarters in Pratt, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Krey Co. Ltd.

For population 15 years and over in Medicine Lodge:

Marital status in Medicine Lodge, KS
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Medicine Lodge:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Medicine Lodge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Medicine Lodge, KS (based on Barber County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,06511
Mainline Protestant1,0258
Catholic9713
Other2-
None1,798-
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: 5
This county:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Barber County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Barber County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Barber County:

14.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.5%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Kansas:

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

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.4%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Medicine Lodge:

47.0%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Medicine Lodge:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Medicine Lodge:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.0%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Medicine Lodge:

75.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Medicine Lodge, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$9,509$22,8221$896
Other Government Administration 3$9,823$39,2928$3,331
Water Supply 2$7,657$45,9420$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,098$36,5880$0
Sewerage 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,799$33,5881$1,738
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$438
Totals for Government 14$39,163$33,56813$6,403

Medicine Lodge government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $369,000 ($201.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($189.10)
    Regular Highways: $255,000 ($138.96)
    Central Staff Services: $212,000 ($115.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($103.54)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($76.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($13.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($7.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($7.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($76.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $182,000 ($99.18)
    Other - Libraries: $99,000 ($53.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($74.11)

Medicine Lodge government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $350,000 ($190.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($18.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $379,000 ($206.54)
    Air Transportation: $232,000 ($126.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($16.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.72)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $994,000 ($541.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $392,000 ($213.62)
    Highways: $52,000 ($28.34)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - Property: $691,000 ($376.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $496,000 ($270.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $139,000 ($75.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $118,000 ($64.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000 ($9.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($3.27)

Medicine Lodge government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,912,000 ($3766.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,912,000 ($3766.76)

Medicine Lodge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,245,000 ($678.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($9.81)
Businesses in Medicine Lodge, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Medicine Lodge:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medicine Lodge:

  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
Medicine Lodge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Medicine Lodge fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 2017 02:02 PM, Us-160, Isabel Rd, Lat: 37.275775, Lon: -98.550586, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 1977 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 302ft / 92.5mTotal length
  • $2,582,000Total costs
  • 17,480Total average daily traffic
  • 2,407Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,101Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Medicine Lodge, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Medicine Lodge, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medicine Lodge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Medicine Lodge, KS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medicine Lodge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1495E, N1495E, N-1495E, Serial Number: 7AC-5058, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Harry W Dawson, Po Box 3, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3836S, N3836S, N-3836S, Serial Number: 17251036, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael W Davis, 801 N Walnut St, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104, Other Owners: Cheryl J Davis
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4075U, N4075U, N-4075U, Serial Number: 15061475, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/1999
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale R Walker, Po Box 221, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104, Other Owners: Margaret M Walker
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4150S, N4150S, N-4150S, Serial Number: CE-566, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Ricky B Dirks, 1000 High St, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76893, N76893, N-76893, Serial Number: 11327, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/1998
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale R Walker, Po Box 221, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104, Other Owners: Margaret M Walker
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94623, N94623, N-94623, Serial Number: 18266464, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark A Watts, 205 S Walnut St, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104, Other Owners: Connie A Watts

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 64 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Medicine Lodge, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.8%), and Structure Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Medicine Lodge, KS
    • 7960.8%Outside Fires
    • 3728.5%Structure Fires
    • 96.9%Other
    • 53.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medicine Lodge, KS
Most common first names in Medicine Lodge, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3078.3 years
Mary2980.5 years
James2871.5 years
Robert2278.5 years
John2176.5 years
Charles1775.4 years
George1781.7 years
Ruth1578.2 years
Roy1481.5 years
Henry1379.5 years
Most common last names in Medicine Lodge, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2079.5 years
Warren1883.3 years
Miller1273.7 years
Wilson1278.3 years
Freeman1080.3 years
Martin981.8 years
Johnson970.8 years
Garten979.4 years
Winter882.4 years
Williams880.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Medicine Lodge, KS
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Medicine Lodge, KS
  • 59.5%Utility gas
  • 40.5%Electricity


Medicine Lodge 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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