Oswego, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,719 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.0%
Males: 877  (51.0%)
Females: 842  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67356.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,578 (it was $30,656 in 2000)
Oswego:

$42,578
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,073 (it was $12,974 in 2000)

Oswego city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $62,471 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Oswego:

$62,471
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,749; detached houses: $162,697; mobile homes: $69,635

Median gross rent in 2017: $563.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oswego: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oswego, KS (2010)
    • 1,64089.7%White alone
    • 603.3%Two or more races
    • 532.9%American Indian alone
    • 472.6%Hispanic
    • 271.5%Black alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Oswego, Kansas as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oswego is 278 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Oswego by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(49.8)
2
(99.5)
4
(200.7)
2
(101.2)
1
(54.3)
1
(54.6)
1
(55.7)
4
(226.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(199.1)
17
(845.8)
7
(351.2)
2
(101.2)
4
(217.3)
9
(491.8)
5
(278.4)
3
(170.0)
6
(341.9)
2
(115.7)
2
(117.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(1,643)
13
(646.8)
42
(2,107)
18
(910.5)
7
(380.2)
16
(874.3)
13
(723.8)
5
(283.3)
15
(854.7)
20
(1,157)
14
(822.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(99.6)
2
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
5
(273.2)
1
(55.7)
1
(56.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)97.6152.7149.063.745.6102.2108.673.158.154.450.5

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City-data.com crime index in Oswego, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: American (36.0%), German (18.0%), English (11.3%), Irish (4.3%), French (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1870

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 804 people per square mile   (low).

Oswego, Kansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,388 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,030 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 95.11 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Oswego, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oswego, KS in 2017
Oswego satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oswego, KS residents
Average permit cost in Oswego, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Oswego, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Oswego, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Oswego, Kansas

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Oswego, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0242
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 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.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00944. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00944
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Oswego-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 108% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Oswego-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from Oswego center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from Oswego center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 307.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oswego topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 800 BARKER DRIVE)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT OSWEGO LLC (1104 OHIO)
  • OSWEGO HEALTH CENTER SNF (800 BARKER DR)
  • OSWEGO MANOR (1212 OHIO ST RR 2 BOX 26)

Airports located in Oswego:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oswego:

  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 25 miles; Miami, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 28 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 37 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 49 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Allen County Community College (about 56 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Rogers State University (about 66 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • John Brown University (about 75 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)

Public high school in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1501 TOMAHAWK TRAIL, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Oswego:

See full list of schools located in Oswego

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

LABETTE CO RWD 1C (Population served: 285, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-01-2011 to DEC-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Oswego:

Marital status in Oswego, KS
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Oswego:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oswego
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oswego, KS (based on Labette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,78037
Mainline Protestant4,71322
Catholic1,0002
Other2582
Black Protestant1231
None10,733-
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: 6
Labette County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Labette County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Labette County:

30.8%
Kansas:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oswego:

37.9%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oswego:

16.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oswego:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Oswego:

52.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oswego:

75.2%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oswego, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,162$38,7893$839
Other Government Administration 4$11,818$35,4540$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,154$32,6160$0
Water Supply 2$4,621$27,7260$0
Sewerage 2$6,460$38,7600$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,351$32,1060$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$724
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,709
Firefighters 0$0 13$1,179
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,182
Totals for Government 18$52,566$35,04421$5,633

Oswego government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $350,000 ($203.61)
    Central Staff Services: $244,000 ($141.94)
    Police Protection: $235,000 ($136.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $193,000 ($112.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($93.08)
    General - Other: $159,000 ($92.50)
    Regular Highways: $138,000 ($80.28)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($41.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($26.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($20.94)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($9.89)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($3.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($39.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($7.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($6.98)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $942,000 ($547.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($59.92)

Oswego government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($129.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($109.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($44.79)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $130,000 ($75.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($66.90)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($4.65)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $677,000 ($393.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($27.92)
  • Tax - Property: $451,000 ($262.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000 ($85.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $118,000 ($68.64)

Oswego government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,971,000 ($3473.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,601,000 ($2676.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,555,000 ($904.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $185,000 ($107.62)

Oswego government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,345,000 ($782.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,905,000 ($1108.20)

4.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, KS  0.73% ($43,724 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.44% ($25,200)
from Neosho County, KS  0.41% ($30,091)
Businesses in Oswego, KS
NameCountNameCount
Pizza Hut1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

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)
Oswego fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Oswego fatal accident list:

Oct 28, 1991 07:27 AM, U59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1988 05:51 PM, Merch, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 512ft / 156mTotal length
  • $4,394,000Total costs
  • 10,926Total average daily traffic
  • 1,557Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,669Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oswego, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oswego, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Linda J Neat, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2000 K Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • 16027 Wallace Road (Lat: 37.230111 Lon: -95.122222), Call Sign: WQIP439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.502 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2018, Expiration Date: 04/03/2028, Certifier: Tori L Dickinson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 37.121528 Lon: -95.212639, Call Sign: WRDI396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.793 MHz, 452.175 MHz, 452.387 MHz, 456.793 MHz, 457.387 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2019, Expiration Date: 05/06/2029, Certifier: Justin Strickland, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2019, Expiration Date: 12/01/2028, 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, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2018, Certifier: Galen L Manners, Registrant: Wave Wireless LLC, 24029 Udall Road, Parsons, KS 67357, Phone: (620) 423-9283, Email:
  • Oswego, 404 Commercial Street (Lat: 37.166556 Lon: -95.108056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQRX402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 08/08/2023, Certifier: Galen L Manners, Registrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, 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, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Airphone, Inc., 700 E. Jefferson St., Pitsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-8188, Fax: (620) 231-4367, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oswego)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oswego, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (29.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oswego, KS
    • 15551.8%Outside Fires
    • 8929.8%Structure Fires
    • 4816.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.3%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oswego, KS
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oswego, KS
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 41.9%Electricity
  • 9.7%Wood


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