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Population in 2012: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 

Males: 55  (43.2%)
Females: 73  (56.8%)

Median resident age:  48.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67751

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,908 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Park:

$34,908
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,754

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,000 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Park:

$53,000
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,543; Detached houses: $47,543
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  • White alone - 122 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Park: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (52.8%), Russian (10.0%), English (8.3%), French (5.0%), United States (4.4%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2750 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Park:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park city:

  • Never married: 6.9%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

7 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe).

This city:  4.7%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $483 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $707 (1.4%)

Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (191.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (480.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grainfield, KS (2.4 miles ), Quinter, KS (2.7 miles ), Gove City, KS (3.5 miles) , Collyer, KS (3.7 miles) , Grinnell, KS (3.8 miles ), Hoxie, KS (4.2 miles ), Morland, KS (4.7 miles) , Menlo, KS (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2003: 112 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 88 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $135,000

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Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 100.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)


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Tornado activity:

Park-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Park city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 6/27/1951, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Park center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from Park center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gove County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jeff Wolfert - Football player, Ryan Horvath - Player of football, Andrew Gachkar - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Park:

  • GOVE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; QUINTER, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 58 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 129 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 151 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Central Community College (about 162 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Wichita State University (about 193 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Kansas State University (about 203 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Butler Community College (about 209 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)

Library in Park:

  • PARK CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $222,593; Location: 1530 E. 61ST ST. N.; 22,451 books; 41 e-books; 672 audio materials; 1,426 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Park: Hi-Plains Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 10 (A), Park Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Park: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Gove County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Park, KS

Park compared to Kansas state average:

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  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

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Religion statistics for Park city (based on Gove County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Here63.9%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Gove County:

15.21 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Gove County:

11.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

11.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Gove County:

28.3%
Kansas:

27.9%

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$190
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$310
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,000
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,000

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $46,000 ($359.38)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($54.69)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($15.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($296.88)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($70.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($70.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($93.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($39.06)
    General Support: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Property: $1,000 ($7.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($1203.13)

4.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



5.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Park:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park:

  • K207BP (89.3 FM; QUINTER, KS; Owner: GOVE COUNTY TRANSLATOR COMMITTEE)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Park:

  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)
  • K15CG (Channel 15; OAKLEY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

Park fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 1975 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Park)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lat: 38.966944 Lon: -94.654944, Call Sign: WPJU921, Licensee ID: L00257569
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.675 MHz, 461.987 MHz, 466.987 MHz, 463.412 MHz, 468.412 MHz, 464.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2011, Expiration Date: 11/04/2021, Certifier: Gregg Grerken
    Registrant: Midwest Division-Oprmc, LLC
  • Park City Well #11 0.5mi N Of Intersection Broadwa (Lat: 37.803194 Lon: -97.337500), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPVW367
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/27/2022, Certifier: Ken Thornton
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Lat: 37.795389 Lon: -97.317778, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVW396
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/27/2022, Certifier: Ken Thornton
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • 6122 N Broadway (Lat: 37.800000 Lon: -97.318056), Call Sign: WPWH960
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2002, Expiration Date: 11/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2013, Certifier: Trish Beck
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 37.825111 Lon: -97.326694, Call Sign: WQKB512
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.150 MHz, 464.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2009, Expiration Date: 03/18/2019, Certifier: Melvin L Hartley
    Registrant: First Wireless, Inc., 1926 North Broadway, Wichita, KS 67214, Phone: (316) 265-2290, Fax: (316) 265-0241, Email:
  • HYDRAULIC VALVE STA, Hydraulic Valve Sta - Ne Corner Of 53rd & Hydraulic (Lat: 37.781444 Lon: -97.317333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQNA271
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: Randall Harris
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc, 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K0QI, Previous Call Sign: NW1KS, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 03/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2003, Certifier: David A Carter
    Registrant: David A Carter, Park, KS 67751-0026
  • Call Sign: NA1US, Previous Call Sign: K0QI, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 12/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2004, Certifier: David A Carter
    Registrant: David A Carter, Park, KS 67751-0026
  • Call Sign: K0QI, Previous Call Sign: NA1US, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2004, Certifier: David A Carter
    Registrant: David A Carter, Park, KS 67751-0026
  • Call Sign: K9DO, Previous Call Sign: K0QI, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 09/17/2004, Expiration Date: 09/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2004, Certifier: David A Carter
    Registrant: David A Carter, Park, KS 67751-0026
  • Call Sign: K9DAC, Previous Call Sign: K9DO, Licensee ID: L00230493
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2005, Certifier: David A Carter
    Registrant: David A Carter, Park, KS 67751-0026


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Park)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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