For population 25 years and over in Ness City:
For population 15 years and over in Ness City city:
49 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $944 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (149.6 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (428.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bazine, KS (3.4 miles ), Ransom, KS (3.6 miles ), Brownell, KS (3.9 miles) , Alexander, KS (4.4 miles) , Utica, KS (4.4 miles ), McCracken, KS (4.5 miles ), Hanston, KS (5.0 miles ), Jetmore, KS (5.0 miles ).
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Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 99.91 W
Area code: 785
Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-10.7%).
Work and jobs in Ness City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ness City, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ness City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/30/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Ness City city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/30/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ness City-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 92% 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 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Ness City center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.4 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 60.0 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 63.8 miles away from Ness City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ness County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.884. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.5%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Ness City compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Ness City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Ness City (based on Ness County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Ness City government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,344 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,223 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Ness City fatal accident list:
Aug 15, 1978 03:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1977 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $299,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 545
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,712
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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