Offerle, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 85  (45.2%)
Females: 104  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67563.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,844 (it was $40,208 in 2000)
Offerle:

$55,844
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,389 (it was $14,549 in 2000)

Offerle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,727 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Offerle:

$61,727
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Offerle: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
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According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Offerle, Kansas as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Offerle is 260 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (42.1%), American (7.9%), Swedish (3.5%), English (2.6%), German Russian (2.6%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2270 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 703 people per square mile   (low).

Offerle, Kansas map

17 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

6.5%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,284 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $634 (1.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Offerle, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Offerle, KS in 2017
Offerle satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Offerle, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.5%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Offerle, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Carpenters (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Engineers (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (14.3%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)

Average climate in Offerle, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Offerle-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% 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 above Kansas state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Offerle center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 343.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.9 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 the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Edwards County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Offerle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Offerle:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Offerle:

  • Barton County Community College (about 58 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 69 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 91 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 121 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 121 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 121 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 125 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Public elementary/middle school in Offerle:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Offerle City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Edwards 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:

2.4 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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Offerle:

Marital status in Offerle, KS
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Offerle:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Offerle, KS (based on Edwards County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,0913
Mainline Protestant7609
Evangelical Protestant3274
Other2-
None857-
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: 1
This county:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Kansas:

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

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Edwards County:

12.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Offerle:

36.8%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Offerle:

11.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Offerle:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

48.5%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Offerle, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$530
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$526
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$11,825 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$11,825 5$1,056

Offerle government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($264.55)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($201.06)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($126.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($74.07)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($47.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($89.95)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($42.33)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($37.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,000 ($153.44)

Offerle government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($121.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($52.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($227.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($26.46)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($280.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($58.20)
    Other: $1,000 ($5.29)

Offerle government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,000 ($89.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($63.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($26.46)

Offerle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000 ($89.95)

4.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.2mTotal length
  • $135,000Total costs
  • 3,095Total average daily traffic
  • 405Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,680Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Offerle, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Offerle, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/1994
    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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Offerle, KS
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Offerle, KS
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Offerle 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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