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Population in 2012: 196 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 85  (43.8%)
Females: 111  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  43.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67563.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,955 (it was $40,208 in 2000)
Offerle:

$56,955
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,147

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,204 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Offerle:

$53,204
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,542; Detached houses: $54,710; Mobile homes: $65,388

Median gross rent in 2012: $425.

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  • White alone - 172 (86.4%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (13.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Offerle: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.4%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.8%), French (6.6%), United States (4.5%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2270 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Offerle:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Offerle city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 76.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

7 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  2.9%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $383 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (122.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (385.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Kinsley, KS (2.9 miles ), Spearville, KS (3.3 miles ), Lewis, KS (4.1 miles ), Hanston, KS (4.3 miles ), Wright, KS (4.4 miles) , Ford, KS (4.5 miles ), Burdett, KS (4.6 miles ), Garfield, KS (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 99.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Offerle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Offerle city center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Offerle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% 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 85.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Offerle center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 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 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Offerle center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Offerle:

  • MEDICALODGES KINSLEY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KINSLEY, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Offerle, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Offerle:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 69 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 91 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 125 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 147 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 150 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 151 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 170 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)

Public elementary/middle school in Offerle:

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Edwards 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: 2.9%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Offerle, KS

Offerle compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Offerle (2011 data):

  • The Girard National Bank: Offerle Branch at 104 Santa Fe, branch established on 1908/09/26. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $512.7 mil, Deposits: $395.5 mil, headquarters in Girard, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Gn Bankshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Offerle city (based on Edwards County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.57%
Here66.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents48.7%24.9%8.9%6.3%11.1%
Congregations18.8%31.3%12.5%6.3%31.3%
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
Edwards County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Edwards County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Edwards County:

28.6%
Kansas:

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

12.2%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$268
Health 6$10,153$20,3060$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$266
Totals for Government 6$10,153$20,3065$534

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($178.57)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($102.04)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($86.73)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($35.71)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($30.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($20.41)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($15.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($127.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($66.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($35.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($183.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($35.71)
    General Support: $2,000 ($10.20)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($112.24)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($40.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $58,000 ($295.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $54,000 ($275.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($20.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $53,000 ($270.41)

6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Pawnee County, KS  0.93% ($28,364 average AGI)


8.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
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 Ford County, KS  1.49% ($30,556 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Offerle:

  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Offerle:

  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Offerle fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 1986 07:07 PM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1982 09:05 AM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Offerle)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Main St., 1/2 Mi S. Of At & Sf Rr (Lat: 37.884194 Lon: -99.557333), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KPH970, Licensee ID: L00008145
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2004
    Registrant: Smoky Hills Public Television Corp., P.O. Box 9 604 Elm Street, Bunker Hill, KS 67626

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Main St, .5 Mi S At&sf Rr (Lat: 37.884167 Lon: -99.557333), Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KAP38
    Assigned Frequencies: 2008.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/1992, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2002
    Registrant: Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2594, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • Main St 1/2 Mile South (Lat: 37.884167 Lon: -99.557333), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WLD264
    Assigned Frequencies: 1990.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2002
    Registrant: Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Avenue, Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2594, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • On Main Street 1/2 Mi So (Lat: 37.884167 Lon: -99.557333), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WLI432, Licensee ID: L00008145
    Assigned Frequencies: 2059.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2004
    Registrant: Smoky Hills Public Television Corp., P.O. Box 9 604 Elm Street, Bunker Hill, KS 67626

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0LND, Licensee ID: L00231120
    Grant Date: 04/23/2010, Expiration Date: 07/17/2020, Certifier: Freddy A Storer
    Registrant: Freddy A Storer, 116 N Locust St, Offerle, KS 67563

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4448 , Serial Number: FT-609
    Registrant (Individual): James L Schaller, 45259 Se D Rd, Offerle, KS 67563



Most common first names in Offerle, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1180.0 years
Edward586.8 years
Albert488.5 years
Harry474.2 years
John480.5 years
Mary485.5 years
Clara385.0 years
Laura391.0 years
Margaret388.3 years
Walter379.0 years
Most common last names in Offerle, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wetzel1381.4 years
Kurth983.0 years
Weiss786.1 years
Herrmann682.0 years
Boehme690.1 years
Konrade577.0 years
Offerle474.8 years
Stegman470.2 years
Benish474.8 years
Lancaster481.0 years

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #95 (67563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries"
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