Rexford, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.9%
Males: 136  (60.2%)
Females: 90  (39.8%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 67753

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,772 (it was $40,156 in 2000)
Rexford:

$55,772
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,315 (it was $21,301 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $53,733 (it was $28,900 in 2000)
Rexford:

$53,733
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $68,885; detached houses: $72,128; mobile homes: $53,956

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rexford: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Rexford, KS (2010)
    • 16671.6%White alone
    • 6126.3%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rexford, Kansas as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rexford is 122 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (20.6%), Dutch (14.9%), American (5.7%), English (5.7%), Irish (4.3%), Greek (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2955 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 868 people per square mile   (low).

Rexford, Kansas map

46 residents are foreign born (17.6% Latin America).

This city:

18.9%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,012 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $871 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (217.0 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (511.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Menlo, KS (2.8 miles),
Gem, KS (3.0 miles),
Selden, KS (3.3 miles ),
Colby, KS (4.1 miles ),
Hoxie, KS (4.3 miles ),
Dresden, KS (4.5 miles),
Oakley, KS (4.9 miles ),
Grinnell, KS (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.47 N, Longitude: 100.74 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Rexford, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rexford, KS in 2017

Rexford satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Rexford, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.4%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (17.5%)
  • Truck transportation (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.5%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Private households (10.3%)
  • Sewing, needlework, piece goods stores (6.9%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Rexford, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (22.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (20.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Therapists (6.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.9%)

Average climate in Rexford, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Rexford-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Rexford city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rexford-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.1 miles away from Rexford center
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 205.5 miles away from Rexford 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 281.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.0 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 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from Rexford 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 Thomas County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rexford:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 86 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 122 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Barton County Community College (about 132 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Central Community College (about 160 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 181 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 217 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 220 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)

Public high school in Rexford:

Public elementary/middle school in Rexford:

See full list of schools located in Rexford

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rexford: Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 13 (A), Thomas County Rural Fire District 4 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rexford: Rexford Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Shepherd's Staff (240 Main Street).

Thomas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rexford:

Marital status in Rexford, KS
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Rexford:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rexford, KS (based on Thomas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6217
Catholic1,3941
Evangelical Protestant1,0349
Other1362
None3,715-
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: 2
Thomas County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Thomas County:

29.2%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rexford:

48.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rexford:

42.5%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Rexford:

28.6
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rexford:

21.8%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rexford:

13.1%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rexford:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Rexford:

51.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Rexford:

72.6%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rexford, 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
Water Supply 1$4,500$54,0000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$725
Totals for Government 1$4,500$54,0007$725

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $78,000 ($345.13)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($216.81)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($48.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($4.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($314.16)

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

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($274.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($22.12)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($128.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,000 ($119.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($39.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $182,000 ($805.31)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rexford:

  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rexford:

  • KQLS (100.3 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCC (91.9 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Rexford:

  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)
  • KLBY (Channel 4; COLBY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K15CG (Channel 15; OAKLEY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K32BY (Channel 32; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.1mTotal length
  • 490Total average daily traffic
  • 46Total average daily truck traffic
  • 560Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Gary Flanigan, 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.496389 Lon: -100.740833), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co Inc, Radio@ruraltel.Net, , 158 Lenor-a, Phone: (785) 567-4281
  • Michael J Pollock, 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.496389 Lon: -100.740833), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 20193 m, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co Inc, Rellis@nex-Tech.Com, , 158 Lenor-a, Phone: (785) 567-4281
  • Brian McCallister, North Street (Lat: 39.473639 Lon: -100.746528), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 20193 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, Brian@environmentex.Com, Suite 560, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-3068
  • Brian McCallister, Center Street (Lat: 39.473361 Lon: -100.746556), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 20193 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, Brian@environmentex.Com, Suite 560, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-3068
  • Robert Walters, Center Street (Lat: 39.473361 Lon: -100.746556), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 20193 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility, LLC, Brian@environmentex.Com, Suite 560, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-3068
  • Robert Walters, Center Street (Lat: 39.473361 Lon: -100.746556), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 20193 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Fccmw@att.Com, Room 1015, Dalla-s, Phone: (855) 699-7073
  • 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.496389 Lon: -100.740833), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co Inc, Jerry@ruraltel.Com, , Lenor-a, Phone: (785) 567-4281

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • School Bldg 335 School St (Lat: 39.475000 Lon: -100.667083), Call Sign: KAJ989, Licensee ID: L00028487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.910 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/1997, Expiration Date: 08/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Registrant: Unified School District 316, Selden, KS 67757, Phone: (913) 386-4560
  • Lat: 39.393833 Lon: -100.715139, Call Sign: WQTF716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.065 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2014, Expiration Date: 01/24/2024, Certifier: Christopher Bange, Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co Inc Nex-Tech, 233 East 8th Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 625-2119, Fax: (785) 628-2272, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 07288LUNSWAY, Lat: 39.481667 Lon: -100.813333, Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQUH343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: Carolyn R Somers, Registrant: S&t Communications LLC, 320 Kansas Ave, Brewster, KS 67732-0099, Phone: (785) 694-2256, Fax: (785) 694-2750, Email:
  • 03886HOETING, Lat: 39.424444 Lon: -100.819722, Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQUH343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: Carolyn R Somers, Registrant: S&t Communications LLC, 320 Kansas Ave, Brewster, KS 67732-0099, Phone: (785) 694-2256, Fax: (785) 694-2750, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1-1/2 Miles North Of Rexford (Lat: 39.500000 Lon: -100.749861), Call Sign: WRV969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.660 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Nex-Tech, Inc, 145 North Main, Lenora, KS 67645-0158, Phone: (785) 567-4281, Fax: (785) 567-4401, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4479T , Serial Number: 28R-7235033, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Dick L Kompus, 28261 Cheney Rd, Rexford, KS 67753
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8360F , Serial Number: 2821, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): R & L Farms Inc, 11021 W Us Highway 24, Rexford, KS 67753

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rexford, KS
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rexford, KS
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Rexford compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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.
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