Olsburg, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 115  (51.0%)
Females: 111  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 66520

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,338 (it was $37,969 in 2000)
Olsburg:

$50,338
KS:

$53,906

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,432 (it was $14,268 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $99,375 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Olsburg:

$99,375
KS:

$141,200

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $112,244; Detached houses: $118,109; Mobile homes: $8,941

Median gross rent in 2015: $755.

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    • 21196.3%White alone
    • 62.7%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Olsburg: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.4%), German (20.9%), Swedish (11.8%), European (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1422 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Olsburg:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olsburg city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Olsburg, Kansas as of November 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Olsburg to the number of sex offenders is 112 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,408 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,020 (1.1%)

Olsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (56.5 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (95.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (458.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Randolph, KS (2.8 miles) , Westmoreland, KS (3.3 miles ), Leonardville, KS (3.7 miles ), Riley, KS (3.8 miles ), Wheaton, KS (4.1 miles) , Manhattan, KS (4.1 miles ), Blue Rapids, KS (4.2 miles ), Waterville, KS (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $124,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Area code: 785

Olsburg household income distribution Olsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Average climate in Olsburg, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Olsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Olsburg city center caused $66 million in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% 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 210.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 300.9 miles away from Olsburg center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from Olsburg center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Olsburg:

  • WESTY COMMUNITY CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WESTMORELAND, KS)
  • LEONARDVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LEONARDVILLE, KS)
  • MEADOWLARK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)
  • MEADOWLARK HILLS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)
  • STONEYBROOK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)
  • MANHATTAN SURGICAL HOSPITAL LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)
  • MERCY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)

airports located in Olsburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olsburg:

  • Kansas State University (about 17 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Washburn University (about 57 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Emporia State University (about 75 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Highland Community College (about 78 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • University of Kansas (about 81 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 89 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 96 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Olsburg:

  • MCCORMICK ELEMENTARY (Location: 109 NORTH 1ST, Grades: PK-4)

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Notable locations in Olsburg: Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library Olsburg Mini Branch (A), Olsburg City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Olsburg include: Olsburg United Methodist Church (A), Olsburg Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pottawatomie 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 2015: 9.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Olsburg (2011 data):

  • Union State Bank: at 204 E Hwy 16, branch established on 1910/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $28.4 mil, Deposits: $23.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Kansas average:

11.2

Olsburg travel time to work - commute Olsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Olsburg city (based on Pottawatomie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8215
Mainline Protestant2,66417
Evangelical Protestant1,98917
Other2-
None14,128-
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: 7
Pottawatomie County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pottawatomie County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pottawatomie County:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Pottawatomie County:

27.6%
Kansas:

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

7.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Olsburg:

51.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olsburg:

47.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Olsburg:

28.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Olsburg:

21.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Olsburg:

5.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Olsburg:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Olsburg:

32.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Olsburg:

58.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olsburg, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$250
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$173
Sewerage 0$0 1$336
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$262
Water Supply 0$0 2$149
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,420

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $15,000 ($66.37)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($48.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($39.82)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($17.70)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $17,000 ($75.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($110.62)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($39.82)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($22.12)
    All Other: $2,000 ($8.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($22.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($75.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($26.55)
    General Support: $5,000 ($22.12)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($53.10)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($13.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($482.30)

7.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($633 average AGI)
Pottawatomie County:

0.15%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Riley County, KS  1.95% ($61,777 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.45% ($41,861)
from Geary County, KS  0.29% ($39,174)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riley County, KS  1.95% ($30,280 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.75% ($30,233)
to Johnson County, KS  0.34% ($46,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olsburg:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMAN (1350 AM; 1 kW; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olsburg:

  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQLA (103.5 FM; OGDEN, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • KSDB-FM (91.9 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Olsburg:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • K31BW (Channel 31; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMJT-CA (Channel 15; OGDEN, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Olsburg fatal accident list:

Aug 31, 1983 08:31 PM, K016, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Olsburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • OLSBURG, 5060 Swede Road (Lat: 39.434583 Lon: -96.596278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQNY959
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/13/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • A5K0026A, 10.4 Km E Of Intersection Hwy 77 & Hwy 16 (Lat: 39.430722 Lon: -96.642000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 143.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WQXA822
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0BND, Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2010, Registrant: Brenda S Johnson, Box 83, Olsburg, KS 66520
  • Call Sign: KB0RPV, Licensee ID: L00224820, Grant Date: 12/30/2004, Expiration Date: 03/23/2015, Certifier: Kenneth A Grant, Registrant: Kenneth A Grant, 104 E Hwy 16, Olsburg, KS 66520
  • Call Sign: KB0TXK, Licensee ID: L01029727, Grant Date: 02/24/2016, Expiration Date: 02/24/2026, Certifier: Daniel L Wright, Registrant: Daniel L Wright, 4145 Swede Rd, Olsburg, KS 66520
  • Call Sign: KC0BBH, Licensee ID: L01261642, Grant Date: 03/26/2007, Expiration Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: Nina M Grant, Registrant: Nina M Grant, 104 E Hwy 16, Olsburg, KS 66520

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Olsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Olsburg, KS

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)

Olsburg compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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