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Labette County

Population in 2012: 1,803 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.9%
Males: 895  (49.6%)
Females: 908  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 67356.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $39,101 (it was $30,656 in 2000)
Oswego:

$39,101
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,987

Oswego city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $54,080 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Oswego:

$54,080
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,856; Detached houses: $66,969; Mobile homes: $19,583

Median gross rent in 2011: $497.

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Oswego races chart
  • White alone - 1,724 (89.0%)
  • Two or more races - 102 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 53 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)

Races in Oswego detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oswego: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Irish (17.6%), United States (10.8%), English (6.4%), Italian (2.5%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1870

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 843 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oswego:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oswego city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Oswego, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Oswego to the number of sex offenders is 180 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,209 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $988 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (85.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Labette, KS (2.4 miles) , Chetopa, KS (3.0 miles ), Bartlett, KS (3.1 miles) , Altamont, KS (3.2 miles ), West Mineral, KS (3.6 miles ), McCune, KS (3.7 miles ), Parsons, KS (3.8 miles ), Columbus, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $72,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $76,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 95.11 W

Area code: 620

Oswego household income distribution Oswego home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Oswego by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.049.80.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 051124211
per 100,000 0.0249.950.149.899.5200.7101.254.354.6
Burglaries 7874177249
per 100,000 338.8399.8350.4199.1845.8351.2101.2217.3491.8
Thefts 18212633134218716
per 100,000 871.21049.51301.31642.6646.82107.4910.5380.2874.3
Auto thefts 211220015
per 100,000 96.850.050.199.699.50.00.054.3273.2
Arson 011000000
per 100,000 0.050.050.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 69.0129.094.3101.5159.0155.166.347.5106.4

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Crime rate in Oswego detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Oswego-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Oswego city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 350 people and caused $61 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Labette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 800 BARKER DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Oswego:

  • LABETTE HEALTH (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Oswego, KS

Airports located in Oswego:


Local government website: www.oswegokansas.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oswego:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 28 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 37 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Crowder College (about 49 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Rogers State University (about 66 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 77 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • University of Tulsa (about 85 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 86 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)

Public high school in Oswego:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oswego:

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Library in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO PUBLIC (Operating income: $54,343; Location: 704 FOURTH STREET; 15,332 books; 500 audio materials; 1,344 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New TV station KJFX TV CH 14 Pittsburg, KS added by Mac

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Notable locations in Oswego: Bartlett Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 5 (A), Labette County Sheriff's Department (B), Oswego Police Department (C), Labette County Courthouse (D), Oswego Fire Department (E), Labette Correctional Conservation Camp - Womens (F), Labette Correctional Conservation Camp - Mens (G), Labette County Ambulance Service (H), Oswego Historical Museum - The Log Cabin (I), Oswego Public Library (J), Oswego City Hall (K), Oswego Public Works Department (L), Oswego Community Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oswego include: Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Southern Baptist Church (C), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (D), Oswego First United Methodist Church (E), Mother of God Catholic Church (F), First United Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oswego include: Mathews Park (1), Riverside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Oswego Historical Museum Geneology Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 410 Commercial Street).

Hotel: Town & Country Motel (624 Michigan Street).

Courts: Oswego City - Police Court (703 5th), Labette County - District Court Clerk (Courthouse), Labette County - District Court Clerk- Emergency Operation Center (718 5th Street), Labette County Court House (501 Merchant Street).

 
Labette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone  PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.4934
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.546
U.S.:

3.463
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 6.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.56
U.S.:

12.31
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oswego and their reported violations in the past:

LABETTE CO RWD 5 (Population served: 1075, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-07-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-09-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-18-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-21-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-09-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-1994), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-1994), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-1995)
  • One other older monitoring violation
LABETTE CO RWD 1 (Population served: 140, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-25-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and AUG-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-23-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-1995)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
LABETTE CO RWD 4 (Population served: 120, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-16-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-21-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-23-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-1995)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.4%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.9% for Black residents, 76.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 39.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oswego, KS

48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
25 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Oswego in 2000:

  • 182 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Oswego compared to Kansas state average:

Oswego, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Oswego (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank: Oswego Branch at 501 Commercial, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.9 mil, Deposits: $190.8 mil, headquarters in Parsons, KS, positive income, 8 total offices
  • Labette Bank: 424 Commercial Street Branch at 424 Commercial Street, branch established on 1922/08/28. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $328.7 mil, Deposits: $288.3 mil, headquarters in Altamont, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Labette County Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Oswego travel time to work - commute


Oswego mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oswego (based on Labette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.90%
Here51.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents20.5%16.5%13.3%9.0%8.2%
Congregations27.3%5.5%9.1%5.5%12.7%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Church of the Foursquare GospelChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.4%4.1%3.6%3.3%14.2%
Congregations1.8%1.8%3.6%7.3%25.5%
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: 6
Labette County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Labette County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Labette County:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Labette County:

30.8%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
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 5$11,537$27,6890$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,512
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,965$31,1160$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,003
Firefighters 0$0 5$1,134
Streets and Highways 4$10,767$32,3010$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,767$28,6020$0
Sewerage 2$4,829$28,9740$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,993$23,9161$1,616
Water Supply 2$5,296$31,7760$0
Totals for Government 21$52,154$29,8029$5,265

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $230,000 ($127.57)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($127.01)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($120.91)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($109.26)
    Police Protection: $188,000 ($104.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $174,000 ($96.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($66.00)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($35.50)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($24.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($9.43)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($8.87)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($3.33)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($39.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $116,000 ($64.34)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($3.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $448,000 ($248.47)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $193,000 ($107.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($89.30)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $147,000 ($81.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $269,000 ($149.20)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($31.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($211.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $140,000 ($77.65)
    General Support: $33,000 ($18.30)
  • Tax - Property: $350,000 ($194.12)
    Total General Sales: $122,000 ($67.67)
    Public Utilities: $73,000 ($40.49)
    NEC: $3,000 ($1.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,556,000 ($863.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,116,000 ($618.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $367,000 ($203.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($40.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,422,000 ($788.69)

5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Montgomery County, KS  0.63% ($35,480 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.40% ($28,406)
from Neosho County, KS  0.40% ($20,813)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Montgomery County, KS  0.55% ($24,295 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.51% ($26,049)
to Jasper County, MO  0.46% ($27,865)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oswego:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KVIS (910 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oswego:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Oswego:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Oswego, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 101
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 152
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 37
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 254
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Oswego fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 1988 05:51 PM, Merch, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 28, 1976 01:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 718 5th St (Lat: 37.180611 Lon: -95.125250), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNQM782
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service 070711 Jm 041812, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 800 Barker Dr (Lat: 37.008417 Lon: -95.254417), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPBN946
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2002, Expiration Date: 01/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 718 5th Street, Call Sign: WPWL597
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.775 MHz, 150.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2002, Expiration Date: 12/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Certifier: William Blundell
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service 070711 Jm, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 718 5th Street, Call Sign: WPWM736
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.775 MHz, 150.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/20/2022, Certifier: William Blundell
    Registrant: Labette County Sheriff, 718 5th Street, Oswego, KS 67356, Phone: (620) 795-2565, Fax: (620) 795-4664, Email:
  • Lat: 37.132194 Lon: -95.141278, Call Sign: WQBK662
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 31.3200 MHz, 31.3600 MHz, 31.4000 MHz, 31.5600 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz... (+50 more)
    Grant Date: 10/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/26/2014, Certifier: Linda J Neat
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street Nw, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • 16027 Wallace Road (Lat: 37.230111 Lon: -95.122222), Call Sign: WQIP439
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.502 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2008, Expiration Date: 04/03/2018, Certifier: Tori L Dickinson
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5606 Sw Topeka Blvd., Suite C, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • OSWEGO/CHETOPA, Almost 4 Mi (Lat: 37.105556 Lon: -95.090833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPOQ340
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 12/01/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Oswego 1, Lat: 37.167889 Lon: -95.120028, Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQJJ459
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018, Certifier: Galen L Manners
    Registrant: Wave Wireless LLC, 24029 Udall Road, Parsons, KS 67357, Phone: (620) 423-9283, Email:
  • .75 Mi W Of Oswego (Lat: 37.169222 Lon: -95.123556), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WHN298, Licensee ID: L00156277
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/1983, Expiration Date: 02/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/30/1999
    Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting Of Joplin LP, 200 Abington Executive Park Ste 201, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 800 Barker Drive (Lat: 37.164778 Lon: -95.130778), Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: KWT968
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Airphone, Inc., 700 E. Jefferson St., Pitsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-8188, Fax: (620) 231-4367, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0BRF
    Grant Date: 09/27/1994, Expiration Date: 01/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2000
    Registrant: Nancy J Korinek, Rr 1 Box 107, Oswego, KS 67356
  • Call Sign: KD4IDY, Licensee ID: L00440391
    Grant Date: 12/05/2011, Expiration Date: 12/28/2021, Certifier: John H Davis
    Registrant: John H Davis, Oswego, KS 67356-0066
  • Call Sign: N0LDF, Previous Call Sign: KB0EQA, Licensee ID: L00480700
    Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022, Certifier: Ronald D Hine
    Registrant: Ronald D Hine, 1205 2nd St, Oswego, KS 67356
  • Call Sign: W0NLQ
    Grant Date: 01/10/1997, Expiration Date: 01/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2009
    Registrant: Robert A Carpenter, 425 Sixth, Oswego, KS 67356

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5A(205A) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4858U , Serial Number: 205-0558, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Travis M Wilson, 18086 Xavier Rd, Oswego, KS 67356, Other Owners: Rhea C Wilson
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7453F , Serial Number: 760518
    Registrant (Corporation): Sale Reported, Po Box 308, Oswego, KS 67356


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Oswego


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

Most common first names in Oswego, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3477.6 years
Mary3379.0 years
William2980.5 years
Charles2375.1 years
George1979.1 years
Robert1977.9 years
James1679.2 years
Clarence1578.6 years
Dorothy1475.3 years
Helen1482.4 years
Most common last names in Oswego, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2379.7 years
George1674.7 years
Strickland1272.4 years
Walker1277.2 years
Vance1175.4 years
Nading1178.8 years
Stice1079.7 years
Cunningham1083.2 years
Cook1079.4 years
Taylor1076.9 years
Businesses in Oswego, KS
NameCountNameCount
Pizza Hut1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

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