Oswego, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 1,777 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
Males: 908  (51.1%)
Females: 869  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67356.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,945 (it was $30,656 in 2000)
Oswego:

$36,945
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,347 (it was $12,974 in 2000)

Oswego city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,799 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Oswego:

$49,799
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,215; Detached houses: $96,289; Mobile homes: $19,145

Median gross rent in 2013: $520.

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  • Races in Oswego, KS (2013)

    Oswego races chart
    • 1,57987.8%White alone
    • 955.3%Two or more races
    • 492.7%Black alone
    • 291.6%American Indian alone
    • 281.6%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oswego: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (13.8%), United States (13.3%), English (9.5%), French (4.5%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1870

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Oswego,KS real estate house value index trend

Oswego, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Oswego:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oswego city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Oswego, Kansas as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oswego to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,121 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $870 (2.1%)

Oswego satellite photo by USGS

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 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.049.80.00.00.00.055.7
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0511242111
per 100,000 0.0249.950.149.899.5200.7101.254.354.655.7
Burglaries 78741772495
per 100,000 338.8399.8350.4199.1845.8351.2101.2217.3491.8278.4
Thefts 1821263313421871613
per 100,000 871.21,049.51,301.31,642.6646.82,107.4910.5380.2874.3723.8
Auto thefts 2112200151
per 100,000 96.850.050.199.699.50.00.054.3273.255.7
Arson 0110000001
per 100,000 0.050.050.10.00.00.00.00.00.055.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.5) 69.0129.094.3101.5159.0155.166.347.5106.4113.0

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Crime rate in Oswego detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Oswego: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oswego, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Oswego 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 the city 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 (12).
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:

Public elementary/middle schools 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

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.5. This is worse than average.

City:

97.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 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.:

0.3026

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.:

6.58

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.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00528
U.S.:

0.01468

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 17.7% 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
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, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Oswego compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oswego city (based on Labette County data)

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
Here:

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%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 4$11,818$35,4540$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,709
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,162$38,7893$839
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,182
Firefighters 0$0 13$1,179
Streets and Highways 3$8,154$32,6160$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,351$32,1060$0
Sewerage 2$6,460$38,7600$0
Water Supply 2$4,621$27,7260$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$724
Totals for Government 18$52,566$35,04421$5,633

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $230,000 ($129.43)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($128.87)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($122.68)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($110.86)
    Police Protection: $188,000 ($105.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $174,000 ($97.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($66.97)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($36.02)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($24.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($9.57)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($9.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($3.38)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($2.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($40.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $116,000 ($65.28)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($3.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $448,000 ($252.11)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $193,000 ($108.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($90.60)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $147,000 ($82.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $269,000 ($151.38)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($32.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($214.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $140,000 ($78.78)
    General Support: $33,000 ($18.57)
  • Tax - Property: $350,000 ($196.96)
    Total General Sales: $122,000 ($68.66)
    Public Utilities: $73,000 ($41.08)
    NEC: $3,000 ($1.69)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,556,000 ($875.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,116,000 ($628.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $367,000 ($206.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($41.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,422,000 ($800.23)

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, KS  0.54% ($25,289 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.54% ($22,156)
from Neosho County, KS  0.31% ($23,962)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Crawford County, KS  0.46% ($22,051 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.39% ($24,030)
to Neosho County, KS  0.39% ($27,545)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Oswego fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 1988 05:51 PM, Merch, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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

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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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