Park, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 129 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 60  (47.0%)
Females: 69  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 67751

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,962 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Park:

$28,962
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,619 (it was $16,303 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,032 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Park:

$53,032
KS:

$129,700
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  • Races in Park, KS (2010)

    Park races chart
    • 12296.8%White alone
    • 21.6%Hispanic
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Park: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.9%), United States (11.8%), English (9.6%), Polish (5.1%), Russian (5.1%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2750 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 407 people per square mile   (low).

Park, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Park:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park city:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $486 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $732 (2.0%)

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 100.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Park household income distribution Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.3%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Average climate in Park, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 43% 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 above Kansas state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 354.8 miles away from Park center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from the city center
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 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from Park center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Park topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeff Wolfert - Football player, Ryan Horvath - Player of football, Andrew Gachkar - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Park:

  • GOVE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (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: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 101 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 129 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 151 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Central Community College (about 162 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Newman University (about 190 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 191 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

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 2013: 28.4%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Park, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Park compared to Kansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • 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 Park city (based on Gove County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8483
Mainline Protestant3544
Evangelical Protestant3373
None1,156-
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: 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 2012)
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$215
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$995
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$640
Sewerage 0$0 1$150
Water Supply 0$0 1$900
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,900

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $46,000 ($356.59)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($69.77)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($54.26)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($31.01)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($15.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($294.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($23.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($69.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($69.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($93.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($38.76)
    General Support: $3,000 ($23.26)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $4,000 ($31.01)
    Property: $1,000 ($7.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($1193.80)

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

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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