Plainville, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,804 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 764  (42.4%)
Females: 1,040  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67663, 67669.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,305 (it was $29,402 in 2000)
Plainville:

$54,305
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,688 (it was $15,134 in 2000)

Plainville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,298 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Plainville:

$95,298
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $196,276; detached houses: $199,153; mobile homes: $20,001

Median gross rent in 2019: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plainville: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Plainville, KS (2019)
    • 1,91696.4%White alone
    • 472.4%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Plainville, Kansas as of April 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainville is 933 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Plainville by year

Type

2013

2014

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(157.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(109.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(312.5)
2
(105.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(312.5)
3
(157.6)
1
(52.8)
1
(54.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-data.com crime index in Plainville, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Kansas average:

2.41
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Ancestries: German (45.2%), American (21.9%), French (6.1%), English (5.4%), French Canadian (4.1%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2143 feet

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,497 people per square mile   (low).

Plainville, Kansas map

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,536 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,477 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (150.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (466.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Zurich, KS (2.7 miles),
Palco, KS (3.7 miles ),
Stockton, KS (3.8 miles ),
Natoma, KS (3.9 miles ),
Damar, KS (4.0 miles),
Woodston, KS (4.3 miles),
Catharine, KS (4.6 miles),
Paradise, KS (4.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 99.30 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Plainville, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Plainville, KS in 2019
Plainville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainville, KS residents
Average permit cost in Plainville, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Plainville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Wood products (6.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.6%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Wood products (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Wood products (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Plainville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Plainville, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Plainville-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Plainville city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 594% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.5 miles away from Plainville center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.7 miles away from Plainville center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from Plainville center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Plainville center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rooks County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE RURAL HOSPITAL (304 S COLORADO ST)
  • ROOKS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (304 S COLORADO)
  • ROOKS CO SENIOR SERVICES INC DBA REDBUD VILLAGE (1000 S WASHINGTON ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainville:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 25 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 66 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 103 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 110 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Central Community College (about 125 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Kansas State University (about 146 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Newman University (about 151 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

Public high school in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE HIGH (Students: 134, Location: 202 SE CARDINAL AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE ELEM (Students: 260, Location: 203 SE CARDINAL AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Plainville:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 300 N WASHINGTON, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Plainville

Library in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE MEMORIAL (Operating income: $96,975; Location: 200 SW 1ST; 15,589 books; 626 audio materials; 678 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainville: Plainville Police Department (A), Plainville Rural Fire Department (B), Plainville Ambulance Service (C), Plainville Memorial Library (D), Plainville City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plainville include: Plainville United Methodist Church (A), Plainville Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Brent Collins - Actor.

Rooks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Plainville (2011 data):

  • Midwest Community Bank: at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1928/07/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.0 mil, Deposits: $51.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Palco Bankshares, Inc.
  • The First State Bank: Plainville Branch at 120 West Mill, branch established on 1997/12/19. Info updated 2007/02/28: Bank assets: $299.5 mil, Deposits: $211.8 mil, headquarters in Norton, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Norton Bankshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank: Plainville Branch at 113 West Mill Street, branch established on 2003/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.1 mil, Deposits: $74.1 mil, headquarters in Hays, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Kansas Pacific Investments, Llc

For population 15 years and over in Plainville:

Marital status in Plainville, KS
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Plainville:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Plainville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainville, KS (based on Rooks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,3759
Catholic1,2193
Mainline Protestant9686
Other1-
None1,618-
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: 3
This county:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Rooks County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rooks County:

9.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rooks County:

5.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plainville:

60.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plainville:

61.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plainville:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

66.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Plainville:

79.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plainville, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,086$48,2062$678
Other Government Administration 3$9,154$36,6161$259
Water Supply 1$4,294$51,5280$0
Sewerage 1$2,795$33,5400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,532
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$821
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$3,636
Totals for Government 10$36,329$43,5958$7,926

Plainville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $477,000 ($264.41)
    Regular Highways: $363,000 ($201.22)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($112.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($111.97)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($86.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($67.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($59.87)
    Libraries: $83,000 ($46.01)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($32.71)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($31.60)
    Health - Other: $32,000 ($17.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($3.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($84.81)
    General - Other: $97,000 ($53.77)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($9.98)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($6.65)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($2.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $697,000 ($386.36)

Plainville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($101.44)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($92.02)
    Other: $81,000 ($44.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($8.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $173,000 ($95.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($18.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($13.30)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($3.33)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($1.66)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($192.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($26.05)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($4.99)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $814,000 ($451.22)
    Property: $756,000 ($419.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000 ($70.40)
    Other License: $20,000 ($11.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($3.88)

Plainville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($50.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($30.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,000 ($19.96)

Plainville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,823,000 ($1010.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($2.77)
Businesses in Plainville, KS
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainville:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainville:

  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)
  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • K242AL (96.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KZAN (91.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plainville:

  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
Plainville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Plainville fatal accident list:

May 10, 2006 05:15 PM, Us-183, 1st St, Lat: 39.233400, Lon: -99.298360, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2003 06:20 AM, Us-183, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 14, 1999 00:23 AM, Sr-18, Lat: 39.237469, Lon: -99.298263, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 27, 1998 03:23 PM, N Jefferson, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • $113,000Total costs
  • 8,580Total average daily traffic
  • 1,573Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,979Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Plainville, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1412S , Serial Number: 18264971, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Hadley Gillum, 609 N Broadway St, Plainville, KS 67663, Other Owners: Hayden Gillum
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71774 , Serial Number: 18259751, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Reif Welding And Construction LLC, Po Box J, Plainville, KS 67663
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 164C , Serial Number: 1083164, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Carl D Porter, 446 Se Third St, Plainville, KS 67663

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 76 took place in 2012, and the least - 23 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainville, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (77.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (11.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainville, KS
    • 59977.5%Outside Fires
    • 8511.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 769.8%Structure Fires
    • 131.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainville, KS
Most common first names in Plainville, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3483.1 years
William2383.3 years
John2176.0 years
James1875.8 years
Joseph1380.6 years
Robert1269.5 years
Albert1175.5 years
Ruth1183.2 years
Roy1079.9 years
Clarence1077.4 years
Most common last names in Plainville, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hrabe1374.6 years
Rempe1278.2 years
Meyers1186.5 years
Wise1072.7 years
Mayhew1083.8 years
Benedick979.3 years
Plante973.2 years
Johnson874.9 years
Westhusin882.8 years
Jones775.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainville, KS
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainville, KS
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Plainville compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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