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Population in 2012: 147 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 

Males: 85  (58.1%)
Females: 62  (41.9%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67653

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,071 (it was $24,750 in 2000)
Norcatur:

$33,071
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,879

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,788 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Norcatur:

$42,788
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,475; Detached houses: $54,812; Mobile homes: $91,875

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  • White alone - 146 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norcatur: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.2%), Irish (17.3%), Norwegian (9.5%), United States (6.9%), Dutch (5.2%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2700 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Norcatur:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norcatur city:

  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Norcatur, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Norcatur to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $509 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $550 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (197.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (522.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Clayton, KS (2.6 miles) , Jennings, KS (3.5 miles) , Lebanon, NE (3.9 miles) , Norton, KS (4.0 miles ), Oberlin, KS (4.3 miles ), Danbury, NE (4.3 miles) , Lenora, KS (4.3 miles ), Dresden, KS (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 100.19 W

Area code: 785

Norcatur household income distribution Norcatur home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-14.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (27%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (14%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)


Average climate in Norcatur, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Norcatur-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Norcatur city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norcatur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Norcatur center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 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 55.1 miles away from the city 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 60.8 miles away from Norcatur center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Decatur County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Elden Auker - Baseball player, Gil Dodds - Middle distance runner and former world record holder, Dewey Adkins - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Norcatur:

  • DSNWK GRANT HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; NORTON, KS)
  • ANDBE HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NORTON, KS)
  • NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 16 miles away; NORTON, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Norcatur, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norcatur:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 81 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 84 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 121 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 173 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 196 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Kansas State University (about 198 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 200 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)

Library in Norcatur:

  • NORCATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,158; Location: 301 E. OSSIPEE; 3,274 books; 113 audio materials; 57 video materials; 5 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Norcatur: Norcatur Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Norcatur Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Norcatur: Norcatur United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Decatur 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: 10.8%

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norcatur, KS

Norcatur compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.


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Banks with branches in Norcatur (2011 data):

  • The Bank: Norcatur Branch at 101 South Decatur Avenue, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $201.9 mil, Deposits: $175.9 mil, headquarters in Oberlin, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Decatur Investment, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Norcatur city (based on Decatur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.95%
Here78.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents32.1%26.6%13.0%7.2%5.3%
Congregations28.6%14.3%4.8%9.5%4.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents5.0%5.0%2.7%1.3%1.8%
Congregations4.8%9.5%4.8%4.8%14.3%
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: 1
Decatur County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

20.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Decatur County:

29.1%
Kansas:

27.9%

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 7$2,000
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Sewerage 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,900


6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Thomas County, KS  0.81% ($21,800 average AGI)


7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Norcatur:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KQNK (1530 AM; 1 kW; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norcatur:

  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KQNK-FM (106.7 FM; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Norcatur:

  • K39BS (Channel 39; NORTON, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K32BY (Channel 32; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Mark J Stanley, 1 Mi S Of Hwy 36, @ Norcatur, Ks, On Rd. 18e (Lat: 39.813750 Lon: -100.200194), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7852321840, Mstanley@haydentower.Com, 2836 NW HWY 24
  • Mark J Stanley, 1 Mi S Of Hwy 36, @ Norcatur, Ks, On Rd. 18e (Lat: 39.813750 Lon: -100.200194), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7852321840, Mstanley@haydentower.Com, 2836 NW HWY 24
  • Michael J Umano, Road W15 (Lat: 39.836556 Lon: -100.180056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, Road W15 (Lat: 39.836556 Lon: -100.180056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Jeff Kisner, 1 Mi S Of Hwy 36, @ Norcatur, Ks, On Rd. 18e (Lat: 39.813750 Lon: -100.200194), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7856213600, Jjohnson@nex-Techwireless.Com, 3001 NEW WAY
  • Jeff Kisner, 1 Mi S Of Hwy 36, @ Norcatur, Ks, On Rd. 18e (Lat: 39.813750 Lon: -100.200194), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7856213600, Jkisner@ntwls.Com, 3001 NEW WAY

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Norcatur, Road W15 (Lat: 39.836556 Lon: -100.180056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQLL531
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2019, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • NORCATUR SUB, 1804 Cr509 (Lat: 39.828444 Lon: -100.218694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQRG613
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/09/2023, Certifier: John D Geil
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc, 3007 Earl Rudder Fwy, Suite 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5706, Fax: (979) 217-8815, Email:
  • STATION, 6 Mi W 2 Mi S (Lat: 39.798889 Lon: -100.291528), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: KWO95
    Assigned Frequencies: 1865.00 MHz, 1895.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1999, Expiration Date: 10/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (913) 296-3661


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