Menlo, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 18  (31.0%)
Females: 43  (69.0%)
Median resident age:  9.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 67753

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,912 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Menlo:

$47,912
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,387 (it was $9,475 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,658 (it was $19,400 in 2000)
Menlo:

$65,658
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $69,969; Detached houses: $70,616
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  • Races in Menlo, KS (2010)

    Menlo races chart
    • 5996.7%White alone
    • 11.6%American Indian alone
    • 11.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Menlo: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), Irish (32.7%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2945 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 530 people per square mile   (low).

Menlo, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Menlo:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Menlo city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 41.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,178 (1.1%)

Menlo satellite photo by USGS

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 September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (67%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (63%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Menlo, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Menlo-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 26% 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 above Kansas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from Menlo center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from Menlo center
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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Menlo:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 82 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 126 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 127 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 164 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 176 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 216 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 216 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

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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 2013: 34.5%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kansas average:

11.3

Menlo travel time to work - commute Menlo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6217
Catholic1,3941
Evangelical Protestant1,0349
Other1362
None3,715-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($32.79)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($32.79)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($65.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($16.39)
    Property: $1,000 ($16.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $34,000 ($557.38)

7.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
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 Sherman County, KS  0.76% ($24,652 average AGI)
from Logan County, KS  0.40% ($23,667)
from Rawlins County, KS  0.33% ($17,400)


8.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
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 Ellis County, KS  0.75% ($21,652 average AGI)
to Logan County, KS  0.46% ($23,929)
to El Paso County, CO  0.33% ($26,500)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $420,000Total costs
  • 166Total average daily traffic
  • 194Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/1999, Expiration Date: 05/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2003, Certifier: Edwin D GeerRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 01/31/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2006, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: 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

Menlo compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 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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