For population 25 years and over in Plainville:
For population 15 years and over in Plainville city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,041 (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) , Paradise, KS (4.7 miles) , Bogue, KS (4.7 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 99.30 W
Area code: 785
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Plainville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-6.4%).
Work and jobs in Plainville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainville, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 172% 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 77% 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 5.6 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 35.2 miles away from Plainville center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.9 miles away from Plainville center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rooks County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Brent Collins - Actor.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.0%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
Plainville compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Plainville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Plainville (based on Rooks County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Plainville government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,161 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,857 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Plainville fatal accident list:
May 10, 2006 05:15 PM, Us-183, 1st St, Lat: 39.233400, Lon: -99.298361, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2003 06:20 AM, Us-183, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 27, 1998 03:23 PM, N Jefferson, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plainville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Plainville, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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