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Population in 2012: 62 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 

Males: 20  (33.3%)
Females: 42  (66.7%)

Median resident age:  26.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67753

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,360 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Menlo:

$47,360
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,440

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,114 (it was $19,400 in 2000)
Menlo:

$68,114
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,667; Detached houses: $76,667

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  • White alone - 59 (96.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Menlo: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.3%), Irish (35.7%), English (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2945 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 539 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Menlo:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Menlo city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 75.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,125 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (216.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (503.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rexford, KS (2.8 miles) , Gem, KS (3.2 miles) , Hoxie, KS (3.9 miles ), Selden, KS (3.9 miles ), Grinnell, KS (4.1 miles ), Oakley, KS (4.2 miles ), Colby, KS (4.2 miles ), Grainfield, KS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 100.72 W

Area code: 785

Menlo household income distribution Menlo home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (75%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Menlo-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Menlo city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Menlo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from Menlo center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Menlo center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thomas County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Menlo, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Menlo:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 82 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 127 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 164 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 176 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 218 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 221 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 222 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)

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Notable locations in Menlo: Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 7 (A), Menlo Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Thomas 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: 30.0%

Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  83.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Menlo travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)

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Religion statistics for Menlo city (based on Thomas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.23%
Here48.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents33.2%25.0%8.6%7.0%6.9%
Congregations6.7%20.0%6.7%6.7%6.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.5%3.5%3.4%2.6%5.2%
Congregations6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%26.7%
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: 2
Thomas County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Thomas County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Thomas County:

29.2%
Kansas:

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

9.2%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$102
Totals for Government 0$0 1$102

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,000 ($48.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($32.26)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($32.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($32.26)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($64.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($16.13)
    Property: $1,000 ($16.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $34,000 ($548.39)

7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Sherman County, KS  0.70% ($18,737 average AGI)
from Ellis County, KS  0.55% ($28,067)
from Logan County, KS  0.44% ($49,917)


9.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
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 Ellis County, KS  0.75% ($25,429 average AGI)
to Logan County, KS  0.72% ($24,250)
to Sherman County, KS  0.64% ($26,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Menlo:

  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Menlo:

  • KQLS (100.3 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCC (91.9 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Menlo:

  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)
  • K15CG (Channel 15; OAKLEY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KLBY (Channel 4; COLBY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edwin D Geer, 2.4 Km North (Lat: 39.376944 Lon: -100.733889), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , 700 SW HARRISON, 7TH FLOOR
  • 2.4 Km North (Lat: 39.376944 Lon: -100.733889), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , DSOB, BUREAU OF CONST. & MAINT.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2km N (Lat: 39.376944 Lon: -100.733750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KAO344, Licensee ID: L00001782
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.350 MHz, 44.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1999, Expiration Date: 05/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2003, Certifier: Edwin D Geer
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, Ks Dept Of Trans 915 Sw Harrison Ds, Topeka, KS 66612, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999
  • 20 Mi E Of Colby On Us 24 (Lat: 39.373611 Lon: -100.647361), Call Sign: WQS636, Licensee ID: L00299522
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 01/31/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2006, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Triple B Farms, Hc 1 Box 45, Menlo, KS 67753, Phone: (913) 855-2397

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3742D , Serial Number: 34442, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Individual): Roy H Schiltz, , Menlo, KS 67746
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7525C , Serial Number: 3579, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): R & L Farms Inc, Hc 1 Box 45, Menlo, KS 67753


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

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