Savonburg, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.6%
Males: 56  (52.7%)
Females: 51  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66772

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,827 (it was $8,750 in 2000)
Savonburg:

$35,827
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,853 (it was $11,085 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,150 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Savonburg:

$36,150
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $61,290; Detached houses: $45,611; Mobile homes: $76,969

Median gross rent in 2012: $140.

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  • White alone - 92 (84.4%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (5.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (5.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (4.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Savonburg: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), English (18.2%), Irish (14.4%), Dutch (3.8%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 544 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Savonburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Savonburg city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 28.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Savonburg, Kansas as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Savonburg to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $843 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (1.0%)

Savonburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (80.5 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (97.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (354.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Elsmore, KS (1.8 miles) , Stark, KS (2.0 miles) , Walnut, KS (3.3 miles ), Bronson, KS (3.3 miles ), Hepler, KS (3.4 miles) , Uniontown, KS (3.4 miles ), Moran, KS (3.4 miles ), Erie, KS (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.75 N, Longitude: 95.14 W

Area code: 620

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

5.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-2.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Savonburg, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Savonburg-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Savonburg city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 2/28/2007, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Savonburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from Savonburg center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from the city 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 310.5 miles away from Savonburg 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 225.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Savonburg:

  • ARKHAVEN AT ERIE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ERIE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Savonburg:

  • Allen County Community College (about 20 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 35 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 59 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 63 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Baker University (about 72 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Emporia State University (about 73 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Crowder College (about 78 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Library in Savonburg:

  • SAVONBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,862; Location: 101 S. WALNUT ST; 6,557 books; 79 audio materials; 640 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Savonburg: Savonburg Public Library (A), Savonburg City Hall (B), Allen County Rural Fire District 3 Savonburg Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Savonburg: Savonburg Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 31.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Savonburg compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Savonburg city (based on Allen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.41%
Here: 62.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents19.6%16.0%13.0%8.9%8.5%
Congregations25.0%5.0%5.0%10.0%10.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents8.2%7.9%5.2%3.8%9.0%
Congregations5.0%5.0%2.5%7.5%25.0%
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
Allen County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Allen County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.3%
Kansas:

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

14.5%
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$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$468
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$268
Totals for Government 0$0 3$836

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $41,000 ($383.18)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($130.84)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($18.69)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($46.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($46.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($18.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($205.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($28.04)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,000 ($429.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($28.04)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($18.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $205,000 ($1915.89)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.96% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KS  0.54% ($22,704)
from Woodson County, KS  0.26% ($23,538)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Neosho County, KS  0.77% ($23,026 average AGI)
to Woodson County, KS  0.40% ($24,000)
to Anderson County, KS  0.36% ($21,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Savonburg:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Savonburg:

  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Savonburg:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0JHB, Licensee ID: L00245106
    Grant Date: 11/15/2007, Expiration Date: 12/17/2017
    Registrant: Carol L Cation, 3100 Arizona Rd, Savonburg, KS 66772
  • Call Sign: N0OEG, Licensee ID: L00190378
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 06/11/2021
    Registrant: Joseph W Long Jr, 183 3250th St, Savonburg, KS 66772-4060
  • Call Sign: WB0SHN, Licensee ID: L00245105
    Grant Date: 10/23/2007, Expiration Date: 12/23/2017
    Registrant: Dan R Cation, 3100 Arizona Rd, Savonburg, KS 66772

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
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