Scammon, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 448 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 200  (44.9%)
Females: 248  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66773.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,983 (it was $35,268 in 2000)
Scammon:

$48,983
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,413 (it was $15,926 in 2000)

Scammon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,722 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Scammon:

$69,722
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $62,216; detached houses: $65,003; mobile homes: $41,870

Median gross rent in 2017: $730.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scammon: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Scammon, KS (2010)
    • 45594.4%White alone
    • 122.5%Two or more races
    • 71.5%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Asian alone
    • 30.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in Scammon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Scammon, Kansas as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scammon is 505 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (25.8%), American (18.1%), Italian (9.6%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 707 people per square mile   (low).

Scammon, Kansas map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.2%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,199 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $523 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (84.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (100.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (329.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Roseland, KS (1.3 miles),
Weir, KS (1.8 miles ),
Cherokee, KS (2.1 miles ),
West Mineral, KS (2.4 miles ),
Columbus, KS (2.7 miles ),
Chicopee, KS (2.9 miles ),
Pittsburg, KS (3.4 miles ),
Asbury, MO (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 94.82 W

Area code: 620

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

3.8%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Scammon, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.2%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Scammon, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Printing workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.3%)
  • Printing workers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)

Average climate in Scammon, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scammon, Kansas average temperatures Scammon, Kansas average precipitation Scammon, Kansas humidity Scammon, Kansas wind speed Scammon, Kansas snowfall Scammon, Kansas sunshine Scammon, Kansas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0242
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.546
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.52
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00939. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00939
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Scammon-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Scammon city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scammon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% 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 205.0 miles away from Scammon center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from the city 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 274.5 miles away from Scammon 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 280.7 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 291.2 miles away from Scammon 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 202.4 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 Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scammon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Scammon:

  • MAUDE NORTON MEMORIAL CITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES COLUMBUS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, KS)
  • BEVERLY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • SOUTHERNCARE PITTSBURG (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • MEDICALODGE SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES PITTSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF AMERICA-SOUTHEAST KANSAS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scammon:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 11 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 24 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 28 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Crowder College (about 41 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Allen County Community College (about 56 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 74 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 77 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scammon: Scammon Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Scammon Volunteer Fire Department (B), Scammon City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scammon include: Saint Bridget Catholic Church (A), Community of Christ (B), Scammon Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Fred McMullin - Major League Baseball player, George Barr (umpire) - Baseball umpire.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scammon and their reported violations in the past:

CHEROKEE CO RWD 4 (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Scammon:

Marital status in Scammon, KS
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Scammon:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scammon, KS (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,73934
Catholic3,7004
Mainline Protestant2,46318
Other1353
Black Protestant251
None9,541-
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
Cherokee County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Cherokee County:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

15.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Scammon:

29.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scammon:

10.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Scammon:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Scammon:

41.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Scammon:

81.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scammon, 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$3,680$44,1601$150
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$860
Firefighters 0$0 2$100
Financial Administration 0$0 1$476
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$760
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$310
Totals for Government 1$3,680$44,1608$2,656

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($133.93)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($109.38)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($82.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($78.13)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($35.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($29.02)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($26.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($15.63)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($6.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($8.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $90,000 ($200.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($82.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($78.13)
    Other: $2,000 ($4.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($6.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($2.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($8.93)
    Rents: $3,000 ($6.70)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($187.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($26.79)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Property: $52,000 ($116.07)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $46,000 ($102.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($31.25)

Scammon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,000 ($381.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000 ($354.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($26.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $456,000 ($1017.86)

6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Jasper County, MO  1.55% ($30,685 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  1.02% ($33,849)
to Ottawa County, OK  0.63% ($43,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scammon:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scammon:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scammon:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Scammon fatal accident list:

Mar 30, 2007 04:05 PM, Sr-102, 20th, Lat: 37.281386, Lon: -94.868708, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 6, 2007 01:50 AM, 4th St, Keith St, Lat: 37.278775, Lon: -94.820319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1997 07:00 AM, R1366, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • $376,000Total costs
  • 3,665Total average daily traffic
  • 467Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,137Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scammon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7029 Ne Belleview Rd (Lat: 37.265333 Lon: -94.700222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WPCD857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.900 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2013, Expiration Date: 05/05/2023, Registrant: Western Communications Inc., 300 N Main, Butler, MO 64730, Phone: (660) 679-4184, Fax: (660) 679-4184, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Route 1 (Lat: 37.246444 Lon: -94.748000), Overall height: 99.7 m, Call Sign: WLJ772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2005, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Ste. 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 457-7040, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0WWO, Licensee ID: L01200045, Grant Date: 08/19/2016, Expiration Date: 10/07/2026, Registrant: Michael D Carrier, 1860 Nw Cardinal Ln., Scammon, KS 66773
  • Call Sign: KC0AUX, Grant Date: 05/03/1997, Expiration Date: 05/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2009, Registrant: Jack R Maxton, 201 West Katy St, Scammon, KS 66773
  • Call Sign: KM5EO, Previous Call Sign: KA0NGC, Licensee ID: L00174336, Grant Date: 09/15/2016, Expiration Date: 11/05/2026, Certifier: Harry L Cage, Registrant: Harry L Cage, 4765 Ne Star Valley Rd, Scammon, KS 66773-6193
  • Call Sign: W0BVA, Grant Date: 01/28/1997, Expiration Date: 07/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2007, Registrant: Michael J Mc Dermott, 305 N Keith St, Scammon, KS 66773

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Scammon, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (69.0%), and Structure Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scammon, KS
    • 17469.0%Outside Fires
    • 5823.0%Structure Fires
    • 135.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scammon, KS
Most common first names in Scammon, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2175.1 years
Mary1576.9 years
John1576.0 years
James1380.2 years
Robert1373.3 years
George1273.0 years
Charles979.0 years
Carl874.9 years
Minnie677.7 years
Helen678.5 years
Most common last names in Scammon, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin1380.8 years
Grant972.0 years
Mccormick978.3 years
Scott781.7 years
Jones675.8 years
Oberzan684.3 years
Omalley684.8 years
Parsons675.8 years
Smith679.3 years
Thompson679.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scammon, KS
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scammon, KS
  • 59.1%Utility gas
  • 36.4%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood


Scammon compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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