For population 25 years and over in Norcatur:
For population 15 years and over in Norcatur city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $546 (1.3%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-14.2%).
Average climate in Norcatur, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norcatur:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.6%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Norcatur compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Norcatur (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Norcatur (based on Decatur County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Norcatur government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,571 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,795 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3