Radium, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 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 (it was $16,608 in 2000)

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 2012: 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 (31.9%), English (14.9%), Dutch (10.6%), United States (10.6%), Czech (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1951 feet

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Radium:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radium city:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 22.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Radium, Kansas as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Radium to the number of sex offenders is 25 to 1.


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%)

Radium satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

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%)

Average climate in Radium, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Radium-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 109% 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 near Kansas state average. It is 60% 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 152.3 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 90.9 miles away from Radium center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.0 miles away from the city 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 333.5 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 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.9 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 Stafford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Radium topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • CHERRY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GREAT BEND, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD AT ST JOHN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ST JOHN, KS)
  • HEARTHSTONE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHN, KS)
  • GREAT BEND REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GREAT BEND, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Radium:

  • Barton County Community College (about 19 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 54 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 55 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Newman University (about 90 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 91 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 91 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 93 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Wood (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Here: 63.9%
USA: 50.2%

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 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$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 2$400

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)

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Barton County, KS  0.85% ($42,000 average AGI)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Reno County, KS  0.90% ($37,000 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.78% ($19,846)
to Pratt County, KS  0.72% ($20,583)

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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