Nickerson, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 998 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 
Males: 565  (56.7%)
Females: 433  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67561.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,598 (it was $33,269 in 2000)
Nickerson:

$52,598
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,529 (it was $13,609 in 2000)

Nickerson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,166 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Nickerson:

$73,166
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $70,733; detached houses: $86,041; mobile homes: $14,480

Median gross rent in 2019: $671.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nickerson: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.5%

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  • Races in Nickerson, KS (2019)
    • 93992.5%White alone
    • 444.3%Hispanic
    • 202.0%Black alone
    • 60.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Nickerson, Kansas as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nickerson is 230 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Nickerson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(172.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.2)
4
(350.9)
1
(87.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(3,072)
3
(258.6)
2
(175.4)
1
(87.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,451)
19
(1,638)
14
(1,228)
20
(1,756)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(85.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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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:

2.55
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), English (22.4%), American (7.1%), Dutch (6.3%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1593 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 739 people per square mile   (low).

Nickerson, Kansas map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,454 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,190 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 98.08 W

Area code: 620

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Nickerson, KS residents
Average permit cost in Nickerson, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Nickerson, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Health care (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Nickerson, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Nickerson, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Nickerson, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Nickerson-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 106% 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 above Kansas state average. It is 760% 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 135.1 miles away from Nickerson center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.1 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 65.8 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 119.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from Nickerson center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Nickerson center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Reno County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nickerson topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • HUTCHINSON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, KS)
  • HUTCHINSON CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, KS)
  • OAKWOOD VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, KS)
  • CARE 2000 HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES OF HUTCHINSON (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, 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: 4,174)
  • Barton County Community College (about 40 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Newman University (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 52 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 55 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Nickerson:

  • NICKERSON HIGH (Students: 336, Location: 305 S. NICKERSON, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Nickerson:

  • NICKERSON ELEM (Students: 336, Location: 400 N. NICKERSON STREET, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Nickerson

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

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.

For population 15 years and over in Nickerson:

Marital status in Nickerson, KS
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Nickerson:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nickerson
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nickerson, KS (based on Reno County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,40872
Mainline Protestant9,10728
Catholic7,0004
Other1,0036
Black Protestant6173
None30,376-
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: 13
Reno County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Reno County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nickerson:

46.5%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Nickerson:

28.8
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nickerson:

23.9%
Kansas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nickerson:

5.8%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nickerson:

33.5%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Nickerson:

57.7%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Kansas:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nickerson, 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
Financial Administration 7$19,827$33,9890$0
Health 0$0 4$1,675
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$94
Totals for Government 7$19,827$33,9899$1,769

Nickerson government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $159,000 ($159.32)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($97.19)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($65.13)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($21.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($4.01)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $95,000 ($95.19)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($84.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($63.13)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($60.12)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($60.12)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($33.07)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($20.04)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($13.03)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($9.02)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($118.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($38.08)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($36.07)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($6.01)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.01)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($3.01)

Nickerson government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $182,000 ($182.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($64.13)
    Other: $5,000 ($5.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($1.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($5.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($2.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $181,000 ($181.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($27.05)
  • Tax - Property: $346,000 ($346.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $195,000 ($195.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $82,000 ($82.16)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.00)

Nickerson government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,271,000 ($3277.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000 ($3188.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000 ($89.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,155,000 ($1157.31)

4.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.84% ($33,410 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.32% ($35,052)
from Rice County, KS  0.21% ($32,941)


5.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.13% ($45,187 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.25% ($59,000)
to Harvey County, KS  0.23% ($34,055)

Businesses in Nickerson, KS

  • Kroger: 1

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:

Apr 25, 2017 01:43 AM, Sr-14, Lat: 38.146167, Lon: -98.082653, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.5mTotal length
  • $1,995,000Total costs
  • 9,604Total average daily traffic
  • 1,770Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,361Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nickerson, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nickerson, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 04/13/2021, Expiration Date: 06/11/2031, 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:

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  • 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: 03/19/2019, Expiration Date: 05/26/2029, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2021, Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Coprorate 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: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/07/2024, Certifier: April R Addis, Registrant: April R Addis, 200 N Paine Street, Nickerson, KS 67561
  • Call Sign: W0EAR, Licensee ID: L02008240, 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: 01/11/2018, Expiration Date: 10/23/2027, Certifier: Edward J Rudolph, 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
  • Call Sign: KA7RXR, Previous Call Sign: KG7OXR, Licensee ID: L00295059, Grant Date: 01/01/2016, Expiration Date: 01/01/2026, Certifier: Scott L Hill, Registrant: Scott L Hill, 310 North Peabody Street, Nickerson, KS 67561


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nickerson)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2006, and the least - 10 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Nickerson, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.2%), and Structure Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nickerson, KS
    • 19658.2%Outside Fires
    • 8124.0%Structure Fires
    • 3911.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 216.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nickerson, KS
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nickerson, KS
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nickerson, KS
  • 83.6%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Electricity


Nickerson 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 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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