Comanche County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Notable locations in Protection: Protection Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Farmers Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 4 (B), Protection Police Department (C), Protection City Hall (D), Comanche County Fire Department - Protection Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Protection include: Protection First Christian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Protection United Methodist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Protection Mennonite Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotel: Protection Motel (236 North Broadway).
Drinking water stations with addresses in Protection and their reported violations in the past:
COMANCHE CO RWD 1 (Population served: 77, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
- CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-10-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2000)
- CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-21-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
- Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-25-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-1994)
- One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.8%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
|This city: || 2.2 people|
|Kansas: || 2.5 people|
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
|This city: || 60.9%|
|Whole state: || 66.0%|
No gay or lesbian households reported
|This city: || 2.3%|
|Whole state: || 5.8%|
Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Protection, KS
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000
Protection 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 below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage below state average.
- House age above state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
- Number of college students significantly below state average.
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Banks with branches in Protection (2011 data):
- The Bank of Protection: The Bank Of Protection at 236 North Broadway, branch established on 1980/04/02. Info updated 2010/12/07: Bank assets: $59.8 mil, Deposits: $53.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Protection Bank Holding Company, Inc., The
Educational Attainment (%) in 2011
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (74%)
- Electricity (20%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Protection (based on Comanche County data)
Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
|Name||United Methodist Church||Christian Churches and Churches of Christ||American Baptist Churches in the USA||Mennonite Church USA||Other|
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores:
|This county:||10.66 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||1.96 / 10,000 pop.|Number of convenience stores (with gas):
|Comanche County:||15.98 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||3.84 / 10,000 pop.|Number of full-service restaurants:
|Comanche County:||21.31 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.33 / 10,000 pop.|Adult obesity rate:
|Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)|
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|Other Government Administration
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|Totals for Government
Protection government finances in 2002(per resident):
- Charges - Sewerage: $39,000 ($75.14)
All Other: $6,000 ($11.56)
Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($5.78)
- Current Operations - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($238.92)
Regular Highways: $62,000 ($119.46)
Police Protection: $34,000 ($65.51)
Financial Administration: $33,000 ($63.58)
Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($57.80)
Sewerage: $30,000 ($57.80)
General - Other: $15,000 ($28.90)
- General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($3.85)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($79.00)
- Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $35,000 ($67.44)
- Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($67.44)
- Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($30.83)
General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($7.71)
Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.93)
- Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($121.39)
Water Utilities: $9,000 ($17.34)
Financial Administration: $3,000 ($5.78)
Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.93)
- Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $268,000 ($516.38)
- Revenue - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($377.65)
- Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
- State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($32.76)
General Support: $9,000 ($17.34)
- Tax - Property: $104,000 ($200.39)
Public Utilities: $30,000 ($57.80)
- Total Salaries & Wages: $65,000 ($125.24)
2.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,211 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,679 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Strongest AM radio stations in Protection:
- KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
- KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
- KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
- KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
- KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
- KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
- WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
- KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
- KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
- KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
Protection fatal accident list:
Nov 6, 2001 05:00 AM, Cr-Lexington, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:
1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Protection
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:
7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:
- 600 B Broadway (Lat: 37.205472 Lon: -99.483722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WPLZ793
Assigned Frequencies: 155.895 MHz
Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 04/28/2023, Certifier: Larry Ellis
Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, 156 South Hwy 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:
- 4 Mi N (Lat: 37.266694 Lon: -99.499278), Call Sign: KYA602
Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 02/22/2015, Certifier: Doug Kerstetter
Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc, 156 South Hwy 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
- PROTECTION, W Side Of Town (Lat: 37.205556 Lon: -99.486944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.3 m, Call Sign: WQEG407
Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHz
Grant Date: 01/19/2006, Expiration Date: 01/19/2016, Certifier: Craig Mock
Registrant: United Wireless Communications, Inc., 1107 Mcartor Rd, Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8127, Fax: (620) 227-7032, Email:
- Protection Tower, Lat: 37.205556 Lon: -99.486944, Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.3 m, Call Sign: WQIF878
Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2017, Certifier: Craig Mock
Registrant: United Wireless Communications Inc., 1107 Mcartor Rd., Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8127, Fax: (620) 855-4009, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
- Call Sign: KD0AZA, Licensee ID: L01296267
Grant Date: 06/19/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017, Certifier: Amy K Konrade
Registrant: Amy K Konrade, Protection, KS 67127
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Incident types - Protection
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Businesses in Protection, KS
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- #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
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- #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
- #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
- #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"