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Population in 2012: 1,064 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 542  (51.0%)
Females: 522  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67561.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,342 (it was $33,269 in 2000)
Nickerson:

$37,342
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,686

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,902 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Nickerson:

$57,902
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,574; Detached houses: $66,771; Mobile homes: $15,893

Median gross rent in 2012: $591.

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  • White alone - 1,038 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nickerson: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (17.1%), English (8.3%), United States (6.7%), Dutch (6.1%), Czech (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1593 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 788 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Nickerson:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nickerson city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Nickerson, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Nickerson to the number of sex offenders is 266 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,177 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $683 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (51.7 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (377.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Willowbrook, KS (2.5 miles) , Sterling, KS (2.8 miles ), Hutchinson, KS (3.2 miles ), South Hutchinson, KS (3.4 miles ), Partridge, KS (3.5 miles ), Abbyville, KS (3.7 miles) , Alden, KS (3.7 miles) , Lyons, KS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 98.08 W

Area code: 620

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Crime rates in Nickerson by Year
Type 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00200
per 100,000 0.00.0172.40.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20141
per 100,000 168.40.086.2350.987.8
Burglaries 936321
per 100,000 757.63071.7258.6175.487.8
Thefts 3317191420
per 100,000 2777.81450.51637.91228.11755.9
Auto thefts 10001
per 100,000 84.20.00.00.087.8
Arson 01000
per 100,000 0.085.30.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 212.8284.0248.4136.9105.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Kansas average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+4.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Nickerson-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Nickerson city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nickerson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Nickerson center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 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 79.0 miles away from Nickerson center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Reno County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Nickerson:

  • STERLING PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STERLING, KS)
  • WESLEY TOWERS INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUTCHINSON, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HUTCHINSON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Nickerson, KS

Amtrak station near Nickerson:

  • 11 miles: HUTCHINSON (3RD & WALNUT STS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nickerson:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 11 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 70 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 85 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 95 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Emporia State University (about 105 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Kansas State University (about 109 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Public elementary/middle school in Nickerson:

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Library in Nickerson:

  • NICKERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,441; Location: 23 N. NICKERSON; 10,206 books; 200 audio materials; 255 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Nickerson: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 30 (A), Nickerson Police Department (B), Reno County Fire District 3 Station 1 (C), Nickerson Public Library (D), Nickerson City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nickerson include: Christ Bible Church (A), First Baptist Church of Nickerson (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hedrick Exotic Animal Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7910 North Roy L Smith Road), Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm & Country Inn (Tours & Charters; 7910 North Roy L Smith Road).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nickerson, KS


6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Nickerson compared to Kansas state average:

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  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Nickerson (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank and Trust Company: Nickerson Branch at 76 North Nickerson Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/18: Bank assets: $376.4 mil, Deposits: $315.8 mil, headquarters in Mcpherson, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pbt Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nickerson travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Nickerson city (based on Reno County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.38%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Mennonite Church USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents19.5%17.1%7.4%6.2%5.1%
Congregations3.2%15.1%2.2%6.5%3.2%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.7%4.4%4.4%26.5%
Congregations3.2%5.4%4.3%3.2%53.8%
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: 13
Reno County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Reno County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Reno County:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.0%
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 2$4,269$25,6140$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,615$34,8454$434
Streets and Highways 4$8,391$25,1730$0
Totals for Government 10$24,275$29,1304$434

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($129.70)
    Police Protection: $136,000 ($127.82)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($109.02)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($84.59)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($57.33)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($48.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($42.29)
    Health Services - Other: $21,000 ($19.74)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($7.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($4.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($11.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $51,000 ($47.93)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($31.02)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($18.80)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($14.10)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($4.70)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($3.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $209,000 ($196.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($3.76)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($45.11)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($42.29)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $113,000 ($106.20)
    Highways: $5,000 ($4.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($41.35)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($12.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($93.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $37,000 ($34.77)
    General Support: $16,000 ($15.04)
  • Tax - Property: $205,000 ($192.67)
    Public Utilities: $24,000 ($22.56)
    NEC: $5,000 ($4.70)

Nickerson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($54.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $220,000 ($206.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($197.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($49.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($9.40)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($4.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $374,000 ($351.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($14.10)

5.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($119 average AGI)
Reno County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.61% ($33,500 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.36% ($31,390)
from Rice County, KS  0.28% ($27,938)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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  1.03% ($34,599 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.28% ($36,359)
to Harvey County, KS  0.23% ($20,074)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nickerson:

  • KWBW (1450 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nickerson:

  • KHUT (102.9 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, 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)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K258AE (99.5 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KCVW (94.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKU (97.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, IN)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Nickerson:

  • 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.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • 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.)

Nickerson fatal accident list:

May 16, 1990 06:01 PM, 17th, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
May 24, 1981 03:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Nickerson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4 Mi N (Lat: 38.208611 Lon: -98.089778), Call Sign: WRT752, Licensee ID: L00082938
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/1999, Expiration Date: 12/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005
    Registrant: Billy G Taylor, 2235 Ave W, Sterling, KS 67579, Phone: (316) 422-3806
  • 5 Mi N .5 Mi E (Lat: 38.221389 Lon: -98.078389), Call Sign: WZU659
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/1998, Expiration Date: 01/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2004
    Registrant: Dwight L Engelland, Rr 2 Box 171, Sterling, KS 67579
  • 8217 W Clark Road (Lat: 38.042000 Lon: -98.054167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPUS804
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2002, Expiration Date: 04/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2012, Certifier: Kenneth Sivils
    Registrant: Communication Systems LLC, Hutchinson, KS 67504, Phone: (620) 665-5180, Fax: (620) 665-6404, Email:
  • 218 E Highway 96 (Lat: 38.142778 Lon: -98.078611), Call Sign: WQNV724
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.730 MHz, 151.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2011, Expiration Date: 06/11/2021, Certifier: Troy Coon
    Registrant: First Wireless, Inc., 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Fax: (402) 895-6260, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 8 Mi Sw Of Nickerson (Lat: 38.117778 Lon: -98.234500), Overall height: 98.1 m, Call Sign: WME814
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2005
    Registrant: Covington & Burling, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20004-2401, Phone: (202) 662-5120, Fax: (202) 662-6291, Email:
  • NICKERSON, 12.9 Km Sw (Lat: 38.217500 Lon: -97.988056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 90 m, Call Sign: KAH74
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2009, Expiration Date: 05/26/2019
    Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0HEM
    Grant Date: 07/16/1991, Expiration Date: 07/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2003
    Registrant: Earl H Clark, 400 North Spear, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: N0VAE, Licensee ID: L00785893
    Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/05/2013, Certifier: April R Addis
    Registrant: April R Addis, 200 N. Paine Street, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: W0EAR
    Grant Date: 02/28/1989, Expiration Date: 02/28/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2001
    Registrant: Howard W Park, Rt 1 Box 191, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: WA0UJD, Licensee ID: L01334780
    Grant Date: 10/23/2007, Expiration Date: 10/23/2017
    Registrant: Edward J Rudolph, 9612 N Riverton Rd, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: WJ0J
    Grant Date: 07/23/1999, Expiration Date: 01/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2010
    Registrant: James L Baxter, 107 1/2 W Ave F, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: KD0OAP, Licensee ID: L01626716
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Certifier: Terry L Gaylon
    Registrant: Terry L Gaylon, 6816 W 82nd Ave, Nickerson, KS 67561

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2559A , Serial Number: 22-857, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Leon F Stefan, 613 N Salem Rd, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3653Y , Serial Number: 301-0275, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): Phoenix Equpiment Lc, Po Box 27, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Aircraft: SERFLATEN ARTHUR E VARIEZE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6411Z , Serial Number: 509, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/2002
    Registrant (Individual): William E Jr Garrison, Po Box 27, Nickerson, KS 67561


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Nickerson


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Most common first names in Nickerson, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.3 years
James1477.3 years
William1375.0 years
Mary1280.2 years
George777.3 years
Donald761.7 years
Richard768.4 years
Charles784.3 years
Leo674.4 years
Dorothy687.0 years
Most common last names in Nickerson, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1276.5 years
Moore868.6 years
Brown573.6 years
Mcallister573.8 years
Moorman581.2 years
Slifer583.6 years
Fossey487.0 years
Harrison478.3 years
Wilson470.3 years
Herren475.5 years

Businesses in Nickerson, KS

  • Kroger: 1


Nickerson on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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