Reading, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 111  (48.4%)
Females: 119  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

28.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66868.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,722 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Reading:

$34,722
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,161 (it was $11,673 in 2000)

Reading city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $31,050 (it was $16,700 in 2000)
Reading:

$31,050
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $75,549; detached houses: $75,925; mobile homes: $94,618

Median gross rent in 2017: $402.

March 2019 cost of living index in Reading: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.8%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Reading, Kansas as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Reading is 136 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (23.7%), American (17.8%), European (14.4%), French Canadian (9.3%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,104 people per square mile   (low).

Reading, Kansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Reading city:

1.8% ($300)
Kansas:

1.2% ($999)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (38.8 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (84.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (398.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lebo, KS (3.0 miles ),
Neosho Rapids, KS (3.2 miles ),
Osage City, KS (3.3 miles ),
Admire, KS (3.4 miles),
Olivet, KS (3.4 miles),
Emporia, KS (3.8 miles ),
Hartford, KS (3.8 miles ),
Allen, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Reading, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Reading, KS in 2017
Reading satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Reading, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.6%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.8%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Food (8.8%)
  • Vending machine operators (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Reading, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (16.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Other transportation occupations (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)

Average climate in Reading, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Reading-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Reading city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Reading-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% 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 188.0 miles away from the city 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 268.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from Reading center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 311.0 miles away from Reading center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 362.6 miles away from Reading center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 363.1 miles away from Reading center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Reading topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Reading:

  • PETERSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • OSAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • ST MARYS HEALTH CTR SNF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • AT-HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)
  • HARTFORD PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HARTFORD, KS)
  • PINE PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HARTFORD, KS)
  • NEWMAN REGIONAL HEALTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reading:

  • Emporia State University (about 15 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 39 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Baker University (about 46 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 49 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Allen County Community College (about 51 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Kansas State University (about 58 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 69 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)

Public elementary/middle school in Reading:

See full list of schools located in Reading

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Reading: Reading Grain and Lumber Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Reading Benefit Fire District 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Reading include: First Baptist Church (A), Reading United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Price (Texas politician) - Politician.

Lyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Reading (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank and Trust Company: Reading Branch at 402 First Street, branch established on 2011/12/05. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $10.5 mil, Deposits: $8.7 mil, headquarters in Woodbine, KS, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Woodbine Agency, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Reading:

Marital status in Reading, KS
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Reading:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Reading, KS (based on Lyon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,28222
Evangelical Protestant5,09831
Catholic3,3444
Other8723
Black Protestant2462
None18,848-
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: 6
Lyon County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

30.0%
State:

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

18.0%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Reading:

46.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Reading:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Reading:

10.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Reading, KS Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 1$2,429$29,1480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,550
Financial Administration 0$0 1$314
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,218
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$2,429$29,1483$3,082

Reading government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $215,000 ($934.78)
    Gas Utilities: $63,000 ($273.91)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($186.96)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($126.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($69.57)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($60.87)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($52.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($13.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $29,000 ($126.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $92,000 ($400.00)

Reading government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($65.22)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($39.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($26.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $317,000 ($1378.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000 ($147.83)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.35)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $61,000 ($265.22)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($165.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($26.09)
  • Tax - Property: $34,000 ($147.83)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,000 ($86.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($17.39)

Reading government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $258,000 ($1121.74)

5.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($36,429 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($27,568)
from Coffey County, KS  0.30% ($33,833)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  0.59% ($44,556 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.56% ($35,132)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($47,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reading:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reading:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • K205CT (88.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Reading:

  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.6mTotal length
  • $192,000Total costs
  • 1,335Total average daily traffic
  • 71Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,440Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Reading, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Reading, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Reading)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Reading)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18985 , Serial Number: M-1965, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Sheryl J Andersen, 1895 Road 360, Reading, KS 66868
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 741QA , Serial Number: PH636161484, Certificate Issue Date: 05/26/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Allen L Wilson, 1807 Road X, Reading, KS 66868
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 741RW , Serial Number: P76DCL1 8B27009, Certificate Issue Date: 05/26/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Allen L Wilson, 1807 Road X, Reading, KS 66868
  • Aircraft: WILLIAM L HOPKINS AR-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 92WH , Serial Number: 0034, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): William L Hopkins, 2147 Road U, Reading, KS 66868

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Reading, KS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Reading, KS
Most common first names in Reading, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1181.9 years
Frank879.4 years
William875.4 years
Mary782.4 years
Harry678.6 years
James671.2 years
George583.2 years
Charles578.6 years
Marie574.2 years
Louis476.7 years
Most common last names in Reading, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones981.0 years
Price984.7 years
Lynch685.0 years
Wamser680.5 years
Smith675.0 years
Speece579.8 years
Jacob581.4 years
Mounkes574.2 years
Peterson569.6 years
Loomis484.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Reading, KS
  • 48.6%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Reading, KS
  • 53.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas


Reading compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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