For population 25 years and over in Park:
For population 15 years and over in Park city:
5 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $433 (1.0%)
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:
Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 100.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.7%).
Average climate in Park, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Jeff Wolfert - Football player, Ryan Horvath - Player of football, Andrew Gachkar - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Park:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.6%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Park compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Park (based on Gove County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Park government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,182 average adjusted gross income)
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)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Park)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: