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Population in 2012: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.5%
Males: 12  (50.0%)
Females: 13  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  53.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67550

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,784 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Radium:

$28,784
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,281

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $23,385 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Radium:

$23,385
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $288,759; Detached houses: $15,059

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  • White alone - 24 (96.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (4.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Radium: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.0%), English (17.0%), Dutch (12.8%), United States (10.6%), Czech (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1951 feet

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Radium:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radium city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (91.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Seward, KS (2.3 miles) , Pawnee Rock, KS (2.8 miles ), Larned, KS (3.4 miles ), Hudson, KS (3.7 miles) , St. John, KS (3.7 miles ), Great Bend, KS (3.8 miles ), Macksville, KS (3.9 miles ), Belpre, KS (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 38.17 N, Longitude: 98.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-14.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (67%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (58%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Radium-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Radium city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Radium-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 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 76.1 miles away from Radium center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 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 43.4 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 66.2 miles away from Radium center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stafford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Radium:

  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSP LTCU (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LARNED, KS)
  • LARNED HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LARNED, KS)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR OF LARNED (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LARNED, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Radium:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 54 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 54 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Wichita State University (about 93 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 113 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 128 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 136 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Kansas State University (about 144 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Notable locations in Radium: Great Bend Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 4 (A), Stafford County Rural Fire Department Station 450 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Stafford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%

Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Radium compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Wood (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Radium city (based on Stafford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Here63.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.4%16.0%10.3%9.3%9.0%
Congregations26.1%8.7%8.7%8.7%8.7%
NameChurches of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceChurch of the NazareneChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents7.1%5.8%3.0%2.8%8.2%
Congregations8.7%4.3%4.3%4.3%17.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Stafford County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

18.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Stafford County:

29.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$750
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,200

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $87,000 ($3480.00)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($480.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($40.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($160.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($40.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($40.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($200.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,000 ($920.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $67,000 ($2680.00)
    Highways: $1,000 ($40.00)
    General Support: $1,000 ($40.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($80.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($1000.00)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Barton County, KS  0.70% ($24,727 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.63% ($22,600)


7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Barton County, KS  0.93% ($24,200 average AGI)
to Pratt County, KS  0.81% ($28,923)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.81% ($42,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Radium:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Radium:

  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGTR (96.7 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBI (91.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBDA (89.7 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K201DG (88.1 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Radium:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K30GD (Channel 30; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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